Tag: Nigeria Police Force

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 26, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 26th of December

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija:         Daddy Freeze, Brother Gbile ...

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Nneka EgbunaDecember 12, 2018

Opinion: Crime has grown sophisticated in Nigeria and the Law has not

The heat is on in Nigeria, with the 2019 elections around the corner and security is a concern. The Nigeria ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Late 5: Former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh collapses in Court, Offa banks robbery suspects arrested and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects out of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2017

The homepage of the Police’s website says everything about its inefficiency #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force has been in the news for the past few days. And this is not due to ...

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EditorAugust 24, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Reforming Nigeria’s defective Policing system

The Nigeria Police Force at the moment is not fulfilling its mandate of protecting the citizens. They have become a ...

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EditorAugust 23, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Who in the Police let suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike escape?

Ifeanyi Dike, a 23-year-old undergraduate student of Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, who is alleged to ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

YNaija Analysis: The Police keep missing the point that protests are a protected right

by Usman Alabi The state has a life of its own, as a matter of fact, the state is fully ...

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EzinneJune 7, 2017

The Thread: “We don forensic am finish” | Hilarious tales about Police NG’s incompetence

The Nigeria Police Force is a walking bag of contradictions: from their logo to their motto to their behaviour; everything ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 25, 2017

Police arrest member of Niger Delta Avengers, 10 kidnap suspects

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Police force has arrested 11 suspected kidnappers in Port Harcourt. The commander of the Inspector-General ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Police parade ex-DSS operative, 10 other suspected kidnappers

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Police Force has paraded suspects allegedly responsible for kidnappings and other violent crimes in Abuja ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Opinion: What’s with these human banks on our roads?

by Adekunle Adewunmi Prior to this age, virtues such as sanctity, honesty and contentment were the order of the day. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 14, 2017

Police reportedly arrest Kemi Olunloyo

The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly arrested journalist and social critic, Kemi Olunloyo in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Olunloyo, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 17, 2017

BREAKING: Police arrest Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Police Force has arrested CEO of Chocolate City Audu Maikori. According to @chairmanNHRC, Maikori was ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

New Police Force PRO assumes duty

by Dolapo Adelana Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Jimoh Moshood Thursday assumed duties as the new Public Relations Officer of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 6, 2017

APC led several protests to get to power – Shehu Sani

The senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani says the Nigeria Police Force had no right to stop citizens ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 5, 2017

Soyinka blasts Police for planning to stop #IStandWithNigeria protest

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has lambasted the Nigeria Police Force for its plan to stop the #IStandWithNigeria protest. In ...

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AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

How Atiku, Daura advised Obasanjo to retire me from police force – Oba of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has said former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and director-general of Department of State Services ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

UPDATE: Police release Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday afternoon released the publisher of online newspaper Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi and Evelyn Okakwu, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

UPDATE: Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi granted bail

Publisher of online newspaper, Premium Times Dapo Olorunyomi, who was arrested by the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday has been granted bail. Olorunyomi, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

UPDATE: Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi refused bail

The Nigeria Police Force has refused to grant publisher of online news medium, Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi bail, YNaija reports. According to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

Make details of DSP Alkali’s murder public, Wike tells Police

The Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Nigeria Police to reveal the details of the circumstances that led ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Finally, Buhari speaks on Southern Kaduna killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that strict measures be taken to deal with the violence in Southern Kaduna. In a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 2, 2017

#NYSCAbuse: ‘Police probe indicts NYSC for negligence in Corps member’s death’

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been indicted for negligence by the Police investigation into the death of a youth corps ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 25, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Multinational on fire in Lagos (WATCH)

Tragedy hit Lagos on Christmas morning as a multinational company is currently on fire. The fire started at about 5.45 ...

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Edwin OkoloNovember 1, 2016

Dear Nigeria Police, let’s not even pretend to be friends

Dear Nigeria Police, African Americans are only beginning to understand a truth Nigerians are very versed in: that the police ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

BREAKING: House of Reps back state police

The House of Representatives on Tuesday backed the establishment of state police in all the 36 states of the Federation ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

50-year-old man arrested for raping 13-year-old girl

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Joseph Sunday for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl in Ilaro, Yewa North ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2016

Nigeria Police is one of the best globally – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Nigeria Police Force is one of the best in the world. Osinbajo said ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2016

Why we stopped the BBOG protesters – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday explained the decision of the Nigeria Police to bar the Bring Back ...

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