Tag: Nigeria police

RoqeebahFebruary 5, 2017

Who else is feeling this Police Complaint handle on Twitter?

We love it! It’s so impressive to see that agencies of government are getting on the train to transparency. It’s ...

RoqeebahJanuary 26, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 26th of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

RoqeebahJanuary 23, 2017

Dear Nigeria Police, has anybody reminded you what your job is lately?

Dear Nigeria Police, Remember when seven – maybe more – scoundrels thought they could get away with syphoning NGN 24 ...

RoqeebahDecember 9, 2016

The Complaint Box: My encounter with SP Abubakar of the Area command Ogbomoso

This is a complaint we have just received from Oladimeji Opayomi (also known as Demex), a student of Ladoke Akintola ...

AzeezNovember 8, 2016

Police to use sniffer dogs in fight against cattle rustlers, criminals

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday said the Nigeria Police Force would involve the use of trained sniffer ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Opinion: Still on reforming Nigeria Police

by Isiaka Habeeb It is reassuring the statement attributed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris Kpotum after assumption ...

AzeezSeptember 27, 2016

Lagos, Ogun police officers to undergo mental test

The Zone 2 Police Command Lagos State has said policemen carrying firearms within the zone, which covers Lagos and Ogun ...

AzeezSeptember 26, 2016

FBI train Nigeria police, other security agencies on bomb blast investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States of America (FBI) have trained 31 participants drawn from the Nigeria Police Force, the Nigerian ...

Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Only failed systems allow police officers play God

The recent report by Amnesty International that exposes inhumane behaviour and gross human rights abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Stop torturing suspects, IGP warns SARS operatives

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday warned operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to desist from torturing and ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2016

Man rapes 4-year-old girl in her brother’s presence

A 20-year-old man, Bassey Johnson has been arrested by the Lagos State Police command for allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

We would checkmate cattle rustling, animal theft – IGP Idris

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday said the Police Force would ensure that cattle rustling and animal theft ...

AzeezSeptember 14, 2016

Police arrests undergraduate for defrauding 7 ladies via Facebook

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an undergraduate, Ademola Adebayo, for allegedly defrauding seven ladies he met on Social ...

AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Edo Tracker: Keep your eyes on INEC officials – IGP tells police

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday told Police officers to keep their eyes on INEC officials. Idris also ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2016

I am naturally good at pickpocketing – Suspect tells police

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested an 18-year-old pickpocket, Seun Jimoh at Oshodi, Lagos. According to the police, ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

Edo election: Candidates sign peace pact (PHOTO)

Candidates in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State on Wednesday signed a peace pact, swearing to uphold peace during the ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

War or election? 25,000 policemen, 550 patrol vehicles deployed for Edo guber

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday said it has deployed 25,000 police personnel, helicopters, gunboats and 550 patrol vehicles to ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

5 cable vandals are out of job, courtesy of the police

Men of the Abuja command of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a five-man gang suspected which specialises in vandalising ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Police arrests 14 suspected criminals in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command on Sunday said it has arrested 14 suspects, after its officers raided a suspected criminal ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

3 children abducted by gunmen in Benue

The Benue Police Command has confirmed that three children between the ages of three and six have been abducted by ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2016

Police parade 30 suspected cultists in Rivers

In its bid to tackle crime, over 33 suspected criminals have been paraded by the Rivers State Police Command. Commissioner of ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

Bayelsa CP orders arrest of 2 policemen for mounting roadblocks

The Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi has ordered the arrest of two police officers for flouting the IGP’s orders ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

Police arrest 10 robbery suspects, rescue 49 kidnap victims in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command said it has rescued 49 kidnap victims and arrested 35 kidnappers in the state within ...

AzeezAugust 17, 2016

Just In: Security agents attacked Wike’s convoy – PDP (PHOTOS)

The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has claimed that men of the Police force and other security agents rammed into the ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 27, 2016

Opinion: Our police, their maids

Something that has become an extremely alarming issue is the extent at which officers saddled with the responsibility of protecting ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 25, 2016

Why we’ve not yet arrested Tompolo – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has stated that it is yet to receive a bench warrant for the arrest of former ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 17, 2015

Who is planning to assassinate Dakuku Peterside? – Amaechi has a theory

by Azubuike Azikiwe Rotimi Amaechi strongly believes that there’s a grand scheme to eliminate Dakuku Peterside, his annointed successor. According ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2014

13-year-old female suicide bomber paraded by police in Kano (PICTURED)

by James Sambo   A 13-year-old female suicide bomber has been arrested in Kano. On Wednesday, December 24, the Department ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Police promise extra-security during Christmas

by Temitope Onitiju   The Nigeria Police has assured Nigerians of adequate security provision nationwide, during the Christmas holidays. The ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

Garba Shehu: Have you seen the police website lately?

by Garba Shehu The tenure of the current Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba has only just begun, but it ...

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