Police recover N11.1m bribe from personnel (ThisDay)

The Nigeria Police Force Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit has said that the unit has recovered N11.1 million as bribes from police officers on various offences. The Head of the Unit, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Abayomi Sogunle, stated this…

Police declare reported shooting of Anambra pastor as mischief (Nation)

The police in Anambra on Friday declared as high mischief, the reported shooting of David Elijah, the pastor in charge of Grace and Power Prophetic Ministry in Awka. The Anambra Command in a statement signed by DCP Chris Owolabi, wondered…

Police to conduct psychiatric test on FSARS officers (Punch)

The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of operation, Joshak Habila, has met with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad commanders at the force headquarters. He used the opportunity to brief them about the planned overhaul and renaming of the squad to…

Police releases Premium Times reporter Ogundipe after days in detention

Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times reporter, who was Tuesday arrested by Nigerian Police force has gained freedom. Ogundipe was freed Friday on bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. According to Premium…

* Lagos police boss Edgal sacks 8 officers, demotes 6 (Vanguard) * 2019: Saraki mulls presidential bid, promises change (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MORNING NEWS UPDATE AUGUST 16, 2018   Lagos police boss Edgal sacks 8 officers, demotes 6 (Vanguard) Eight police officers in Lagos have been dismissed over “very serious criminal offences”, while six others were demoted in ranks, the state…

Senator sues DSS, Police, AGF, Others over moves to unseat Saraki

Senators Rafiu Ibrahim Adebayo representing Kwara South senatorial district and Isa Misau, Bauchi Central senatorial district have dragged the Department State Services (DSS), Inspector General of Police (IG), Attorney General of the Federation and eight others before the Abuja Division…

Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests (Punch)

Sex workers in Anambra State have threatened to starve policemen who patronise them over alleged harassment and arrest of their colleagues in major cities of the state. One of the sex workers, simply identified as Kaamsi, who claimed to be…

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into septic tank in Lagos (Guardian)

Police in Lagos State have arrested a woman for allegedly throwing her seven-month old premature baby into a septic tank over the weekend at Amukoko, Ajegunle area of the state. It was gathered that the 28-year-old suspect, identified as Arabe…

Troops, police repel Boko Haram attack in Borno (Nation)

The Nigerian Army and Police on Thursday repelled an attack by Boko-Haram insurgents who attempted to invade Jakana town in Kaga local government area of Borno. The insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the town at 5:30 p.m. Jakana is…

Why I won’t honour police invitation – Saraki (SUN)

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, revealed why he did not honour the invitation by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to their station in Guzape Abuja over the Offa robbery. Saraki said he answered all the questions raised in…

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