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Why We’re Recruiting 10,000 Police Personnel – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained the reasons behind the fresh recruitment 10,000 police personnel which commenced today(Friday). Justifying the on-going reforms and hence the recruitment in his address at the grand finale of the 2016 Police Week  in Abuja, Buhari said, “The need for a police system that is driven by community input in Nigeria has even become more imperative considering our current n ...

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Rivers Violence: Militants Kill Army Major, Four Soldiers In Akoku Toru

By Stanley Timiebi Reports emerging from Rivers state indicate that a group of militants loyal to former Minister of Sports Dr. Tammy Danagogo have opened fire on patrolling soldiers killing one Major Luke and four other soldiers. This sad event took place in Akoku Toru LGA the home town of the former Minister. It was also reported that five other civilians have were killed during the shootout. So far, more ...

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Rivers Rerun Elections: Police Announce Restriction Of Movements

The Rivers State Police Command has announced some restrictions ahead of the March 19th re-run elections in the state. A statement by spokesman of the Police Command says “The Rivers State Police Command afternoon after due consultation with relevant stakeholders superintending the forthcoming re-run elections on 19/03/2015 in the state has placed the following restrictions: “Outright ban on the use of tric ...

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Amaechi Did Not Arrest, Manhandle Policeman- Rivers Police Command

The Rivers State Police Command has debunked reports that Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi arrested and manhandled a policeman in Port Harcourt. DSP Ahmad K. Muhammad, Police Public Relations Officer of Rivers e Police Command said the alleged arrest of a policeman was untrue. The statement said “The attention of Rivers State Police Command has been drawn to the news story going the r ...

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Election Re-Run: IGP Orders AIG to Relocate, Deploys 3 Commissioners Of Police To Rivers State

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase has directed the AIG in charge of Zone 6 Calabar, AIG Adisa Baba Bolanta to relocate to Port Harcourt on Monday 14th March, 2016 for pre-elections preparations with a view to emplace conducive environment for free, fair and credible election. ACP Olabisi Kolawole who disclosed this in a statement said it was in furtherance of strategies designed to ...

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Ese Oruru: Dickson Pledges Rehabilitation, Hails Ganduje, Emir Of Kano, Others

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has expressed regret over the abduction of 14 year-old, Ese Oruru, in Yenagoa and taken to Kano for a forceful marriage. He also called on parents and guardians "to be extremely vigilant, especially in the monitoring of the activities of their children, with a view to ensuring that, they do not fall victim to the antics of mischief makers." A statement issued on ...

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Yola Blast: IGP Calls For Calm, Places Commissioners Of Police On Red Alert

Following the unfortunate incidence that occurred at a Police Divisional Headquarters, Yola, Adamawa State, on Thursday 25th February, 2016, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, NPM, commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the incident. According Force Public Relations Officer,,FPRO, ACP Olabisi Kolawole , the IGP urged the citizens to remain calm as the Nigeri ...

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Rivers Police Arrests Suspected Armed Robbers, Recover Stolen Vehicle

The Rivers State Command of Nigeria Police Force has announced the arrest of two suspected armed robbers.Also, the police said they recovered a Toyota Corolla which had been earlier snatched from its owner. A statement by DSP. Ahmad K. Muhammad, Police Public Relations Officer, “Today Thursday 24/02/2016 at about 1:30 am the duo of suspected armed robbers namely  Gabriel Samuel 'm' 27 years and Wokeko Samue ...

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IGP Warns Members Of IPOB Against Unauthorised Bearing Of Firearms

The Nigeria Police Force has reacted furiously  to a publication credited to the Indigenous People of Biafra urging members ‘to carry guns in self defence’. Police Spokesperson, ACP Olabisi Kolawole said Thursday the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase has sternly warned members of the IPOB to reconsider their stand or face the wrath of the extant laws on bearing of firearms. The IGP warned th ...

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Armed Robbery Attacks: Jikwoyi Residents Live In Fear, Appeal To IGP For Help

Residents of Jikwoyi  Layout, Behind Agwanegede Phase 2, Jikwoyi-Karshi Road are  now living in fear, following series of armed robbery attacks. Between week and now, there have been three cases of armed robbery attacks, harassment of innocent wives, raping of young girls and old women. Some of the victims are being hospitalized at undisclosed clinics.One of the victims told  our correspondent that the crim ...

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Insurgency: Taraba Police Command Talks Tough, Tightens Security Measures

The Taraba state police command has admonished  holders of firearms licenses  and tinted permits to as a matter of urgency revalidate their licenses and permits before being compelled to face the wrath of the law. Also in the same vein, the command expressed dismay at the increasing numbers of operator of tri-cycles in the state which is popularly call KEKE-NAPEP  in the state. Briefing journalists, in Jali ...

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Nigeria Police Force Moves To Restore Civil Authority In The North East

(Press Release) The Force Management Team has taken a step towards the restoration of civil authority in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, some of the liberated areas in the North East as it deployed the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Department of Operations, DIG Sotonye Wakama, to move with a team of intelligence officers to the area for need assessment and other scooping activities. Speaking on T ...

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