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Attack on Enugu Community: Police Arrest 5 Suspects

(Press Release) The Nigeria Police Force in its renewed determination to rid the society of crimes and all forms of criminality, has arrested five of the suspects involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on 25/04/2016,   as operatives of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) based on credible technical intelligence swooped on them. A statement b ...

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Police Warn PDP Factions Against Violence In Abuja

(Press Release) Intelligence at the disposal of the Force leadership indicates that some aggrieved factional leaders and members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) have perfected plans to engage thugs from across the country to join them in threatening public peace and security in Abuja. ACP Olabisi Kolawole ,Force Public Relations Officer,,Force Headquarters said in a press release, this is sequel to t ...

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Tompolo Behind Niger Delta Avengers,Says Ex-Militant, General Africa Ukparasia

In what appears a fresh insight into the renewed attacks on oil pipelines in the Niger Delta, a former militant, General Africa Ukparasia on Thursday  accused General Government otherwise known as Tompolo of being the brain behind the recent vandalism of oil installations in the Niger Delta. Even more Ukparasia said  he was  ready  to assist the government to stop the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers. ...

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Kaduna Govt Explains Recent Police Actions, Urges Calm On Petrol Supply

The Kaduna State Government has not started enforcing the prohibition of begging and hawking. A government statement explained that the prohibition of begging law will not take effect until after 60 days. The statement added that it is the police that is currently undertaking arrests within Kaduna as part of security operations directed by the Inspector General of Police.   “The Kaduna State Government has ...

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Crime Wave: Foundation Blames Child Upbringing, Poor Value System

A non- governmental organisation,  CLEEN Foundation has identified upbringing and childhood experience, poor value system,lack of transparency and accountability in our society as factors aggravating crime and criminality in our society. The foundation made this identification during its one- day sensitisation workshop at Owaza Community, Ukwa West Local Government Area, Abia State. Other factors identified ...

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IGP Directs State Command CPs To Convene Town Hall Meetings

(Press Release) As part of strategic initiative of the Nigeria Police Force, aimed at adopting Community Policing practices in addressing internal security challenges, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase has directed all State Command Commissioners of Police (CPs) and the FCT to, as a matter of urgency, convene town hall meetings. The IGP, while reiterating that the move is to address spec ...

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Police Smash Kidnap Syndicate In Kaduna

(Police Press Release) In line with the resolve to make the country safe and secure for the citizens of Nigeria, the Nigeria Police Force has smashed a notorious kidnapping syndicate operating in Kaduna State by the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team. Currently, six (6) members of the syndicate have been arrested namely: (1) Kashimu Shehu ‘m’ aka Baliago (the gang Leader); (2) Aliyu Mato ‘m’ ak ...

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Police Secure Freedom For Kidnapped Osun Govt Officials In Kogi

Kidnapped  Osun State Government Officials  have been released from captivity. They were freed  about 4pm on Sunday, a statement from Government House,Lokoja said. The three officials are: the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Finance, Mrs, Adebimpe Ogunlumade; Director, State Audit, Mr. Tajudeen Badejoko, and their driver, Mr. Oladapo Arogundade. Commissioner of Police in charge of Kogi State, Mr. Yakubu ...

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Rickey Tarfa’s Trial Commences May 20 As Court Affirms Jurisdiction

Justice A. A. Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday, dismissed an application filed before the court by Rickey Tarfa, SAN, challenging the jurisdiction of the court  and seeking an order to quash the 27-count charge bordering on alleged willful obstruction of authorized officers of EFCC, refusing to declare assets, making false information and offering gratification to a publi ...

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Police Recruitment: Commission Receives 705, 352 Applications For 10,000 Vacancies

The Police Service Commission has disclosed that as  at 7.30am  Tuesday, April 19th,  it received 705,352 applications from applicants who are seeking employment into the recently advertised 10,000 vacancies into the Nigeria Police Force. President Muhammadu Buhari at last year’s National Security Summit had approved the recruitment of 10,000 police men into the nation’s Police Force to reinforce the Nigeri ...

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IGP Directs AIG Zone 7 To Relocate To Kaduna Over Security Situation

Concerned by the general crime situation in Kaduna State, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase has directed the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge Zone 7, AIG Ballah Nasarawa, to relocate to Kaduna State for effective supervision of security situation in the State. While urging the AIG to evolve new intelligence gathering and crime-fighting techniques and methodologies to suit ...

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Kaduna Christian Youths Beat Up Pastors, Destroy Churches

By Lola Seriki- Idahosa, Kaduna Not less than 15 young men identified by Police as Christian youths, invaded  churches  located in Ungwan Boro area of Kaduna city  at the weekend, beat up the pastors and destroyed parts of the  buildings including glasses of the windows. Although, Kaduna State Police Command  has not been able to explain reasons why the youths were aggrieved, it said the suspects were youth ...

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