Tag: Police Force

ToluSeptember 9, 2017

31,000 police officers to be recruited; $2bn spent on IDPs | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

31,000 – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said that the Nigerian Police Force would recruit this number ...

ToluAugust 31, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Fatai Owoseni or Edgar Imohimi: Who exactly is the Police Commissioner in Lagos?

On Tuesday, news sites across the state reported the appointment of a new Commissioner of Police as directed by the ...

Op-ed EditorApril 25, 2017

Opinion: Who will remind our police officers that they’re on salaries?

by Abiodun Shomoye Known for tactical disappearance when mostly needed and vehement aggression when extorting drivers, nothing defines misplacement of priority ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 25, 2017

Dele Momodu: Heresy in the house of Oduduwa

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me take you on historical excursions today. At this unfortunate time that History is ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

The Thread: Here’s a perfect example of how the Nigerian police make people suffer everyday

Hardly goes by in Nigeria without one person or another complaining about their experience with the Nigerian police. How can ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

I was not involved in plot to retire you from the police force, Atiku tells Akiolu

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has denied being involved in an alleged plot that led to the forceful retirement of ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Opinion: Buhari, deaths and rumours of death

By Jude Ndukwe Since the journey of President Muhammadu Buhari to the UK for medical reasons, the nation has been ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: Dear President Buhari, the Nigerian Police is a monster; confront it

by Akintoye Abdulraheem Police work is noble work. I begin with this important concession. Those who risk their lives to protect ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2016

Eyiamoni Apeji: I was born right [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Apeji I was born right. I was born with a superior opinion. Life would be so much easier ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Utukwa Bemshima Benedict: Police is my friend? [Nigerian Voices]

by Utukwa Bemshima Benedict The day was 30th June, 2014. I had left the house about 6:30pm with my young ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: Black lives matter in Naija too

by Tony Ogunlowo  Recently there has been an international uproar at the number of black people being shot dead by ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria Police – creating a tenable environment for change agenda

by Adewole Kehinde “He Who Saves A Nation Breaks No Law” – Napoleon  The Nigeria Police is the principal law enforcement ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2016

Opinion: Who will stop and search the Nigerian police?

by Ewa Edmund Okpo I learned that the State Government has endorsed a Mass Stop And Search Operation by the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2016

Opinion: Police is not your friend, not in Nigeria at-least

by Eketi Edima Ette The Police Force. An institution of corrupt bullies that Buhari should look into, instead of telling ...

Janeth JJune 10, 2015

IG Arase launches website to stop police corruption

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase clearly wants to stop police corruption. IG of @policeng, Solomon Arase launches http://t.co/1fTBi72uL9 to ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 10, 2015

Joseph Mbu, lion of the police force, accused of torture

Joseph Mbu probably never felt content enough being called the lion of the Police force. Mbu, who roars with rage and ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 23, 2015

Sacked IG of Police, Abba wants to move on with his life

by Panshak Ibrahim Sacked Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, is ready to move on with his life. Suleiman Abba ...

Isime EseneMarch 29, 2015

‘There’s no restriction of movement today except…’ – IGP, Suleiman Abba explains

by Isi Esene The Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba has disclosed that there would be no restriction of movements ...

Janeth JMarch 5, 2015

Femi Falana appears in suit seeking AIG Joseph Mbu’s removal

by Ranti Joseph A lawyer- turned activist, Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday offered to represent a lawyer, Tope Alabi, who ...

Janeth JFebruary 25, 2015

Don’t let politicians use you for election violence – Edo CP warns youth

    by Ranti Joseph The Police in Edo State on Wednesday warned youth in the state to resist calls ...

Janeth JFebruary 20, 2015

Police recover 8,000 stolen PVCs in Delta

by Ranti Joseph The Police in Delta on Thursday said it had recovered 7,565 stolen Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2015

IGP warns policemen not to think about going on strike

by Ranti Joseph Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Thursday, threatened to deal with policemen that embark on strike action. ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 14, 2015

Rapper, 2shotz gets vindicated following police harassment (READ)

by Chinwe Okafor 2shotz has been able to settle his differences between him and the Police at Lamgbasa Station few ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

Inspector-General of Police orders audit of force amouries

by Azubuike Azikiwe A comprehensive nationwide audit of the armouries of the Police force has been ordered by the Acting ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 6, 2014

@Hardrockyng: Nigerian police are not paid to die!

by Kolapo Olapoju The Nigerian policeman; the scruffy officer in weathered, formerly black uniforms. The men and women whose task ...

February 9, 2014

Ayo Sogunro: The straight Nigerian’s guide to the Anti-gay law

by Ayo Sogunro And that is why every sensible legal system understands that what goes on in a person’s underwear ...

August 28, 2013

Monster: Man, 37, arrested for raping 6-year-old girl in Ogun

by ‘Jola Sotubo A 37-year-old man  has been arrested in Ogun State for the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl. ...

August 20, 2013

The face of shame: Female police officer caught on tape extorting money from motorist (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Just a weeks after a police Sergeant, Chris Omeleze was let off the Force after being caught ...

January 22, 2013

Analysis: The mystery of River Ezu and the floating bodies

by Awenlimobor Sylvester If the Nigerian Police Force does not re-orientate itself it would keep amassing loads of unsolved cases ...

January 26, 2012

Get to know the new Inspector General of Police

  Photo credit: PM News by Adebola Rayo M.D Abubakar was born on May 5, 1958 in Gusau, Zamfara State. ...

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