Tag: Nigerian Police Force

YNaijaApril 1, 2023

DSS apprehends Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate over threat to invite IPOB to Lagos

The Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos State, Fredrick Nwajagu, has been apprehended by the Department of State Services ...

YNaijaMarch 29, 2023

Portable may be prosecuted for ‘unruly behaviour’ – Police

Portable, the controversial performer, may be prosecuted for his “unruly behavior,” according to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Tuesday brought ...

YNaijaMarch 27, 2023

781 individuals arrested for electoral offenses during 2023 General Elections – Police

During the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) arrested over 700 offenders for violating electoral laws. ...

YNaijaMarch 17, 2023

Anyone that attempts to disrupt the elections should be prepared to die – Police

Election day for governors and state assemblies is this Saturday, and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has issued a warning ...

YNaijaMarch 24, 2022

#EndSARS: Police officer differentiates “torture” and “scare” in case of alleged killing of Obinna Jonah

Obinna Jonah is reported to have died while in a police detention facility | *Gambo Gadzama admits to 'scaring' suspects | *According to Nigerian laws, torture is deemed committed when an act by which pain and suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person

Bernard DayoFebruary 3, 2021

The Nigerian police has launched a crime-reporting app, but tech illiteracy is the problem

The Nigerian police has just launched a crime-reporting mobile application called NPF Rescue Me, which will also provide intervention for ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 11, 2020

How sustainable is the current unofficial ‘Police strike?’

Since the violence, arson and looting that followed the curfew in Lagos; officers of the Nigerian Police Force have deserted ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 27, 2018

Ever wondered why policemen live off bribes? Here’s the answer

“Oga, anything for the boys”? or “oga, happy weekend, “find something for us na”, “I dey greet you”,  – this ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Police explains reason for reinstating the officer indicted in Apo Six murders

The police have confirmed that a deputy commissioner charged with the 2005 murder of six people and a woman in ...

EditorNovember 7, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] If we are going to rid the Nigerian Police of rot, then we have to start from the top

Everyone knows the Nigerian Police Force is corrupt. It is a truth in Nigeria, rooted so firmly in our subconscious ...

EditorNovember 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Impunity is the force which drives corruption in Nigeria

In Nigeria, impunity goes hand in hand with corruption. Since the first civil war, Nigerians have had to watch successive ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

Court awards N40m against El Rufai, Police over Audu Maikori’s “illegal detention”

The Federal High Court in Abuja Friday awarded N40 million cost against the Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El Rufai and, ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Do we need to replace the guns given to Police Officers with sticks?

The shooting of a passenger by an unnamed Police inspector in Adamawa on Thursday, October 5, 2017, has brought to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2017

Police officers can collect money for private engagements – Okiro

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, has said that the law permitted the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to receive ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will Ibrahim Idris resign?

It is no news that public and political office holders describe resignation as a step that must not be taken. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Nigeria Police Force confirms Imohimi as the new Lagos CP

The Police authorities have confirmed the replacement of erstwhile Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Fatai Owoseni with Imohimi D. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Court to rule on Evans N300m suit against IGP, others on Wednesday

A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided by Justice Abdulaziz Anka has fixed Wednesday, August 16, to rule on a suit ...

Mazi EmekaDecember 16, 2016

ACP Lanre Ogunlowo, Chude Jideonwo, Tosyn Bucknor gather for Korede Bello’s #PoliceAndTheMedia Conference

Mavin signed artist and Nigeria Police Force youth ambassador Korede Bello recently hosted a conference themed ‘Police and the Media’ ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

Opinion: Solomon Arase lied. He actually took away 24 police vehicles

by Kelvin Adegbenga The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris during an interview with journalists on Sunday, July 18, 2016, in ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2016

19 cars, SUVs recovered from ex-Inspector General Arase

The Nigerian Police Force has recovered 19 vehicles from the immediate past Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, Punch reports. A ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

Raji Aliu Akanni: I took on a police officer [Nigerian Voices]

by Raji Aliu Akanni Police is your friend. That was what we learnt. As a young school leaver, I had ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

Is Oluremi Tinubu now seeking police protection from Dino Melaye?

Following the brawl between Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Oluremi Tinubu last week at the senate plenary, the latter is ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2016

Allegations of ‘injustice’, ‘favouritism’ trails police recruitment process

There have been concerns over the credibility of the recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Nigerian Police Force – which ...

SolaApril 20, 2015

Nigerians don’t appreciate the good we do || Officer wants y’all to start respecting the Police

by Anike Jacobs Nigerian police officers are no longer satisfied with the insults and backlash they get from Nigerians all ...

SolaMarch 12, 2015

How fake officer defrauded Nigeria police of N40 million (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs A dismissed  police officer was recently apprehended by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos for ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

Police set up special team to track election offences

by Andem Effiong Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has established a Special Investigative Team to investigate electoral offences during the ...

SolaDecember 11, 2014

Police brutality: Femi Falana offers to defend Lekki couple free of charge

by Anike Jacobs On Wednesday, story of how a drunk Police officer, Dada Ogunsanya, brutalized a photographer, Ejeh Smith and ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 28, 2014

@Toksero : Nigerian National Assembly: Theatre of the absurd (Y! FrontPage)

by Toks Ero On Thursday the 20th day of November, 2014, Nigerians and indeed the whole world were audiences to ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 9, 2014

About 20 officers still missing from Gwoza police training school attack

by Laila Ibrahim   The Inspector General of Police Suleiman Abba has said about twenty officers of the Nigeria Police ...

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