Tag: nigerian police

Chinedu OkaforJuly 15, 2020

Segalink, Nigerians on Twitter bring Policemen to justice for extorting N260,000

It’s been a never-ending battle, that Nigerians have had to endure in the hands of corrupt law officials. Police brutality ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2020

For SARS Awkuzu, it is an organised system of extra-judicial killings

When SARS appeared in China in 2002, it shook the world not just because it spread worldwide within months and ...

EditorJune 22, 2020

If we want Seyitan Babalola safe, men must honestly address our collective privilege

Last week, Nigerian women as a collective mourned the death of Oluwatoyin Salau. Death is the tamest way to describe ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 13, 2020

The Nigerian police raises an important question about Amotekun

Who has the right to bear sophisticated arms? That is the question the Nigerian police representatives in Ekiti, Ogun and ...

Nelson C.JNovember 27, 2019

The Nigerian Police seem to have gotten a new memo and we are worried

Every now and then, a new police brutality story emerges. But every day, the fear of its depth and gore ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 22, 2019

High ranking policemen getting kidnapped is just how bad Nigeria’s security issues are right now

Is there a more pressing sign that a country’s security has been severely compromised than the state having to protect ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 9, 2019

A kidnap kingpin is in the wind and 3 police officers are dead; This is Buhari’s Nigeria

In a turn of events that will confound even the most open minded of political commentators, the Nigerian Police Force, ...

Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 women, sexually assaulted them and we are furious

Even though we are deeply numb from the varying attacks, assaults, and human rights violations perpetrated by the Nigerian Police, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 28, 2018

The Big 5: 121 policemen dismissed for shunning deployment against Boko Haram; APC chieftain explains why Igbos must vote Buhari in 2019 | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said Thursday, it has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2018

The Late 5: New terrorist group reportedly emerges in Sokoto, Police kill 104 bandits in Zamfara | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Association of Residents Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

UPDATE: Deji Adeyanju remanded in prison custody

Political activist, Deji Adeyanju, alongside two others, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams have been remanded in prison custody after they ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

Police give reasons for arresting Deji Adeyanju

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday, November 28, explained why it detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju, alongside two others who ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 15, 2018

While we call for police reforms, yet another citizen has been killed in Abuja #JusticeForAnita

When Vice President Yemi Osinbajo called for the sack and arrest of former DSS DG, Lawal Daura, Nigerians celebrated, considering ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 7, 2018

The Late 5: PDP calls for Adeosun’s immediate sack, Buhari reacts to Saraki’s victory at Supreme court and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday reacted to the Supreme Court’s ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2018

Police kill NYSC member, new APC faction emerges and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. France President, Emmanuel Macron Tuesday, visited the New Afrika ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2018

Nigerian Police personnel lament deduction, lateness in payment of their salaries; Minister proposes extra year for graduates to make them employable and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup in Russia, ...

EditorMay 7, 2018

Dear Nigerian Police, isn’t it illegal for any institution to force applicants to disclose their HIV status?

The Nigerian Police force has concluded plans to screen 133,324 candidates shortlisted for recruitment into the force. However some of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 4, 2018

The Late 5: The Nigerian Police releases pictures of 4 suspects in the Offa bank robbery, INEC spent N100m on Dino Melaye’s recall and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today: The Nigerian Police Force today declared four suspects who participated in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 13, 2018

The Big 5: Police invite Shehu Sani for questioning in a murder case, Russia warns of dire consequences over Syria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku Thursday, said he supports a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2018

The Big 5: IGP Idris suspends withdrawal of policemen attached to VIPs, China promises to hit U.S. with tariffs and other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has postponed ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 27, 2018

The Big 5: Nigerian Army, Police trade blame over abduction of 110 Dapchi girls, Trump says he would have run into Florida school unarmed and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Army and the Police Monday, disagreed over who ...

Alexander OnukwueFebruary 7, 2018

The Nigerian Police yet again displays its incompetence

Within five minutes of speaking without a script, the Nigeria Police on Tuesday, through its national spokesperson, Mr Jimoh Moshood, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

Police have a different version of Praiz’ claim of SARS harassment

The harassment allegation made against men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by a Nigerian artiste, Praise Adejo known as Praiz, has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 21, 2017

2019: IGP Idris gives another directive that will be grossly ignored

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday, warned Police Officers against ‘aiding’ political actors in 2019. The police ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

PCRC in Cross River explain why the #EndSARS campaign is wrong

Members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Cross River on Wednesday, held a peaceful rally in support of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

Falana talks about #EndSARS but leaves out an important issue

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana says the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is made up of members of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

“We cannot throw away the bathwater with the baby” | Mike Okiro explains how SARS was created and why

The former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Mbama Okiro, the current Chairman, Police Service Commission in an interview with Daily Trust, has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

Burna Boy finally submits self to Police for the case of Mr 2kay’s robbery

Nigerian dancehall singer, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, on Friday submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command ...

EditorDecember 13, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Don’t reform SARS, scrap it!

Respite is yet to come the way of the Nigerian Police Force State Anti-Robbery Squad SARS unit as demands for ...

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