Tag: nigerian police

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

Police confirm 13 persons dead, 53 others injured in Borno suicide attack

The Nigerian Police, Borno Command have confirmed the killing of thirteen people in a suicide attack at the main market ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

The Thread: “It is getting out of hand” | Yet another story of SARS operatives killing young Nigerians

Now, this is really getting out of hand. Only a couple of days ago, a Twitter user narrated his traumatic ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Thread: How SARS forcefully extorted N15,000 from me

The issue of intimidation by those responsible for the protection of others did not begin today. It has been an ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Nigerian Army has played its role satisfactorily in the war against Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, said all that was remaining for the war on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 27, 2017

The Big 5: President Buhari on Boko Haram, Fayose’s Christmas gift and, other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The house of the former leader of the insurgent ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 23, 2017

Police reinstates officer indicted in the Apo Six murders

The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Danjuma, who was reportedly responsible for the extra-judicial killing of five young auto spare ...

EzinneNovember 15, 2017

The Thread: How ‘SARS officers’ almost abducted me

Nigerians are always saying that the Nigerian Police is ineffective and downright corrupt. They buttress these points with true life ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2017

Nigerian military set to hold the second phase of “route march exercise” with sister security agencies

The Nigerian Defence authorities have announced the second phase of its quarterly ‘route march exercise’ involving the military and other ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

‘The IGP never said he is free to have a romantic affair with any officer’

The Nigerian Police has downplayed reports that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris said no law prevents him from ...

EditorNovember 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] How will IG-P Idris react to a recent global rating of the Nigerian Police?

We hear things like…”Police reforms”, “The Nigerian Police are doing better”, “Change has come to the Nigerian Police” and so ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 11, 2017

“If you vote on November 18, you will die” | IPOB warns, ahead of the Anambra election

About one week left to the governorship election in Anambra – November 18 – and the proscribed Indigenous People of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 10, 2017

Benue Police intercept 1,427 live ammunition

The Nigerian Police, Benue Command, said they intercepted 1,427 cartridges of 5.56mm live ammunition along the Makurdi-Lafia road. The Police ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 7, 2017

Police begin search for notorious armed robbers, cultists who escaped custody

A number of notorious armed robbers and cultists have reportedly escaped from the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

Kidnapped DPO, 4 others rescued

A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who was kidnapped in Niger earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 10, 2017

Unfreeze Peace Corps accounts | Court orders banks

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court Tuesday, in Abuja, ordered banks to unfreeze the 24 accounts of the ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Can two wrongs lead to a greater good?

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, it was reported that a Police Inspector with the Adamawa State Command was killed along ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Asta’s family threaten showdown with Senator Misau over allegations

The family of Asta, the wife of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said that their daughter got ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

There is a difference between roadblock and checkpoint | Abia Commissioner explains

The Abia Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ogbizi has, in response to complaints that roadblocks remain in the state, said roadblocks ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

The use of force is not an alternative to conflict resolution | Niger Delta Governors

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani and governors of the Niger Delta states including Prof. Ben Ayade (Cross River); ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

How we rescued kidnapped Commissioner and his family members – Police

The Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Zamfara Police Command, Emmanuel Agene, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

‘Police discover truck company belonging to Evans’

Men of the Nigerian Police attached to the intelligence response team (IRT) of the Inspector-General have reportedly uncovered a truck ...

EzinneSeptember 29, 2017

The Thread: Hilariously ridiculous things Nigerian policemen do

Nigerian policemen are unlike any breed of cops anywhere else in the world; this we hold to be true. How ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 29, 2017

Abducted ACP will surely be rescued – Police

The Nigerian Police, Kaduna Command Friday, said it had deployed its anti-kidnapping squad and other personnel to rescue the Assistant ...

EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why arrest protesting IDPs just because they are tired of suffering in silence?

On Sunday, about 3000 IDPs in Maiduguri stormed the streets protesting their poor living conditions in the IDP Camps and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2017

Gunmen abduct assistant police commissioner, others along Birnin-Gwari road

An Assistant Commissioner of police, ACP Emmanuel, serving in Gusau, Zamfara, has been abducted while travelling with members of his ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Police hand over Boko Haram commander to Army

The Nigerian Police have arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorist, Idris Ibrahim Babawo in Ondo and handed him over to the 32 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 25, 2017

Police continue clampdown on IDPs’ protests in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Police, Borno command, has arrested some internally displaced persons (IDPs) who staged a peaceful demonstration on Sunday. Reference: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

9 policemen arrested in Lagos for extortion

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Edgal Imohimi Thursday, said that nine policemen, one traffic warden and two others have ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 19, 2017

Police arraigns 7 IPOB members

Seven suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were remanded in Aba prison for alleged murder and arson ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian Army is wrong, wrong, wrong!

by Pius Adesanmi (This is a long read. I plead guilty. I humbly ask for one hour of your Sunday ...

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