Tag Archives: Police

Troops, Police Ready To Stop Planned Boko Haram Attack

File photo of troops with recovered Boko Haram weapons.   The military and police in Borno State have expressed joint readiness to stop a planned attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Maiduguri metropolis. The police in a statement on Thursday

Dapchi Attack: Dogara Tells Army, Police To Stop Blame Game

File photo The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has asked security agencies to take responsibility for failing to stop the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State. He said that the buck-passing between the Nigerian

Police Arrest 18 Suspects Linked To Kaduna Violence

File photo   The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 18 persons in connection with a fresh violence that erupted in the state. In a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media

BREAKING: Seven Killed, 15 Injured In Kaduna Violence – Police

  At least seven people were killed and 15 others persons severely injured following the violence that broke out in Kasuwa Magani village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Spokesman for the State Police Command Mr Aliyu Mukhtar,

FG Orders Police, NSCDC To Beef Up Security In Yobe Schools

Mr Lai Mohammed briefs reporters during a visit to Yobe State   The Federal Government has directed the police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) authorities in Yobe State to immediately deploy their personnel to all the

Naval, Police Officers Wounded As Communities Clash In Kwara

Pictures from the boundary dispute in Kwara State   Three policemen and a naval officer were wounded on Wednesday as a result of the ongoing boundary dispute between Offa and Ijagbo communities in Kwara State. The Police Public Relations Officer

Police Parade Four Suspects Linked To Killings In Benue, Nasarawa

Suspects paraded by the police   The police have paraded four herdsmen allegedly involved in the killing of nine of their personnel and several civilians in both Benue and Nasarawa communities since January 1, 2018. The Deputy Inspector General of

Five Police Officers Accused Of Killing Boko Haram Founder Reinstated

File photo   Five Nigerian police officers who were accused of killing Boko Haram’s founder Mohammed Yusuf while in their custody have been reinstated, a police oversight body said on Monday. The officers were charged with committing a terrorist act

Police Arrest Three Suspects In Connection With Zamfara Killings

File photo   The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said three suspects had been arrested in connection with the killings in Zamfara State. A statement from the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, indicated that the suspects were assisting

IGP Deploys Additional Police Mobile Force To Zamfara

File photo   The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Sunday deployed additional three units of Police Mobile Force to Birane village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The three mobile units of the police are to be

Former AIG backs creation of State police

Odofin told News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan that the number of policemen in the country was inadequate for the recurring security challenges across the nation. Odofin said that it was time for Nigerians to accept the creation of state police

Police Storm NHIS Office As Workers Continue Protest

Policemen have stormed the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Abuja, as workers are continuing their protest over the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. Mr Yusuf was reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari, on February 6, 2018,

Governors Support Creation Of State Police

Chairman of the Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari (File photo)   The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday backed the calls for the creation of state police. Chairman of the Governors Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, told journalists in

BREAKING: Police Takeover NHIS Office As Workers Protest

Policemen have taken over the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Abuja, as workers are continuing their protest over the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. The workers were on Monday protesting inside the premises of