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Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Thursday warned that the command will neutralise any move that will jeopardise security architecture and the maintenance of law and order in Lagos state. Odumosu, in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, condemned the continuous attacks on police stations,…

Police confirm attack on station in Ebonyi community

The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed Thursday’s attack on Uburu Police Station in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state by suspected hoodlums. The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, said suspected hoodlums attacked some police officers on duty, after which they razed the station down. According to him, some of the…

Police declare suspected cultist wanted over death of auto mechanic

By James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta Ogun State Police command has declared a notorious cultist, terrorizing Igbesa and its environs simply known as Bobo wanted A statement by the command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, which was made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the State capital, said the suspect was declared wanted over the gruesome murder of an…

Kaduna youths join EndSARS protest

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Youths in their hundreds took over some roads in Kaduna on Saturday, demanding an end to insecurity, kidnapping and the alleged sins of police SARS. They said posterity would not judge them right if they failed to join their counterpart to condemn “bad governance”  and #ENDSARS. Some of them were displaying  placards…

Police arrest videographer behind Delta viral SARS video 

By Perez Brisibe – Ughelli Detectives from the Delta State Police Command, have arrested the videographer behind last Saturday’s viral video alleging the killing of one person by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of the state. The video which sparked tension within and outside…

Police arrest Kano mother over stabbing of her 2 children to...

The dead children The police command in Kano State has arrested a 26-year-old woman, Hauwa Habibu, over alleged stabbing her two children to death at Diso Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. DSP Abdullahi Haruna, spokesman for the command said this in a statement in Kano on Sunday. He said that…

Extortion: Police in Lagos roll out phone numbers for complaints

Hakeem Odumosu The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has rolled out phone numbers of the Command’s Public Complaint Bureau in order to allow people lodge complaints against police harassment, brutality and extortion. This is contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, and made available on Sunday…

Police lament surging killings of security personnel in Niger Delta

..8 security agents killed in 4 months..List excludes DCO kidnapped, murdered in Rivers after payment of ransom..Stop letting your guards down, authorities charge state commands IGP ADAMU (R) By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt The Nigeria Police Force has lamented rising fatal attacks on security personnel in the Niger Delta, charging heads of commands across…

16-yr-old boy brings double-barrelled gun to school in Anambra

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka— A 16-year-old suspected cultist was among the 81 criminals paraded by men of Anambra State Police Command on Monday. He had brought a double-barrelled gun to his (secondary) school compound at Igboukwu in Aguaata Local Government Area of the state. The command said the arrests were part of efforts to stem…

Police investigate alleged murder of 18-month-old baby in Plateau

The Nigerian Police The Police in Plateau has commenced an investigation into a case of the alleged murder of an 18-month-old baby in the state by unknown persons. The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, ASP Gabriel Ubah, said the command had received a petition addressed to the Police Commissioner on…

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