DCP Yetunde Longe bids farewell to Panti

The on-going shake-up in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) ensuring transfers of Senior Police Officers (SPOs) to different formations and offices has also hit the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos State Police Command. The State Criminal Investigation…

UN selects Nigeria’s CSP Ugorji for woman police of the year award

After weeks of having its image smeared from police personnel’s handling of the crises that followed the EndSARS protest, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has something to be proud of, as the United Nations (UN) has selected a Chief Superintendent…

Any policeman found guilty of power abuse’ll be dismissed – IG (Punch)

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that any police officer found liable for misuse of power that resulted into the death, injury or indignity of citizens, would be dismissed from service and charged to court. Adamu, while…

Five policemen arrested, one declared wanted over fatal shooting in Lagos (Guardian)

The men of the Nigerian Police force have shot dead a 20-year-old and injured a man in Ajegunle Lagos. Eyewitnesses said Ada Ifeanyi, who was killed, and Emmanuel Akomafuwa were returning from a nightclub in the early hours of Saturday…

Johnson’s Killing: Is tattoo, dreadlock strange to Nigeria’s culture?

“Tattoo and dreadlock dey strange to our culture, especially for Nigeria,” says DSP Bala Elkana, a spokesperson for the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) while reacting to the extra-judicial killing of Kolade Johnson, a young Nigerian. Kolade, a father of one,…

Corruption: 233 policemen arrested (Nation)

Two hundred and thirty-three policemen have been arrested for corruption related offences in the past one year, Commissioner Imohimi Edgal said yesterday. Of the total arrests made, Edgal said 16 were dismissed, 26 demoted, one charged to court and 190…

DPO, policemen beat Imo chief magistrate, lawyers for discharging robbery suspects (Punch)

There was trouble at Umuneke Ngor Magistrate’s Court in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after policemen under the supervision of the Divisional Police Officer in the area allegedly invaded the court and beat up…

Police, Immigration warn of potential terrorist attacks on viewing centres (ThisDay)

As the World Cup enters the group of 16 in Russia, the police and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) have warned of planned attacks on viewing centres across the country by terrorists. The security services have, therefore, charged its personnel…

The ‘YES’ today, ‘NO’ tomorrow Inspector General of Police (ThisDay)

An open ridicule of the serving Inspector General of Police, Mr. Etim Inyang by the military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida at an Armed Forces Ruling Council meeting in 1986 signposted a grim era of insecurity in the nation. Babangida reportedly asked…

Offa roberry: Saraki says he is ready to honour police invitation (Guardian)

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he will honour The Nigerian Police’s invitation over his alleged connection with the suspects of Offa robbery. “I have just informed my ADC to get the letter of invitation from @PoliceNG in respect of…

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