Police arrest cops for extorting N29m from Abuja businessman

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the arrest of its officers who abducted a businessman in Abuja and extorted N29.9m from him in January. The force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the development on Tuesday through his X handle (@Princemoye1), while…

As insecurity rises, a time to decentralize Nigeria Police Force — Magnus Onyibe

In the past few weeks, both traditional and social media platforms have been flooded with news about the rampacious activities of various bandits in and around Abuja, the federal capital city and seat of political power. Kidnapping for ransom and…

Drama as ‘kidnapper’ greets Tinubu during confession 

There was a mild drama during a parade of criminal suspects at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police command, when suspected notorious Abuja criminal, Chinaza Philip-Okoye, acknowledged President Bola Tinubu, while being quizzed by journalists. The Nigeria Police Force had…

Same sex marriage remains illegal in Nigeria — Police 

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has reiterated that same sex marriage is an unnatural offence in Nigeria and remains illegal. This followed the recent upload of a viral video on social media, where some individuals who identified themselves as queer…

Police arrest LG Chairman ‘plotting’ to assassinate Benue speaker

The Nigeria Police Force yesterday announced the arrest of a Chairman of a Local Government Area in Benue State and one other person involved in an alleged assassination plot. The police said that it successfully arrested the two suspects through…

Police intensify rescue operations for abducted Abuja sisters -FPRO

Following the abduction of six young girls in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, the Nigeria Police Force said it is intensifying plans to rescue the victims. The force also assured Nigerians that plans are ongoing to…

No going back on demolition of Lagos POWA complex -Police

The Nigeria Police Force has said it will go ahead with the planned demolition of the shopping complex belonging to the Police Officers Wives Association in Ikeja, Lagos State, despite what it described as “frivolous claims, unsubstantiated protests, and media…

EXCLUSIVE: ICPC, police clear D’banj of N-Power fraud, rape

Nigerian singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has been cleared of rape and N-power fraud allegations by the Nigeria Police Force and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. In separate documents exclusively obtained by our correspondent…

Police Recruitment: PSC rejects 84,606 applications

A total of 84,606 applications have been rejected by the Police Service Commission during the ongoing recruitment exercise into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force. The Spokesman for the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, who disclosed this in a statement…

Former Police Spokesman Frank Odita laid to rest

In a solemn and heartfelt ceremony, the Nigeria Police Force bids farewell to one of its distinguished veterans, CP Frank Odita, who served as the Force Public Relations Officer from 1990 to 1992.  The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode…

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