How Police discovered fraud gang operating from Kuje prison

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has announced the unraveling of a criminal syndicate defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians with the use of fake bank alerts. The Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) stated that its investigations led to one Ifeanyi Ezenwa, a notorious fraudster presently detained at the Kuje Maximum Prison, Abuja from where……

Police Brutalize Ambrose Ali University Law Professor

A Professor of Law, Professor Sunday Edeko was reportedly brutalized by rogue police squad in Edo state. The men of the rogue squad were reported to have used cutlasses, hammers and teargas on the University lecturer for daring to ask questions. The incident reportedly happened in the morning of March 13, 2017 which led to……

2018 : Electoral Fraud will ignite crisis in Ekiti – IPAC warns police, INEC

As the race to the 2018 governorship election gathers momentum in Ekti State, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has warned the police and the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) against subverting the will of the populace to forestall the ignition of crisis of monumental proportion . The political body told the two institutions, which play pivotal…

President Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police Cell

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday signed an anti-torture law seen by human rights activists as an important step towards eliminating torture in police cells. The law, which was passed by parliament on April 6, empowers the country’s National Commission on Human Rights to investigate torture allegations and provides for reparations to victims. Human…

Police arrests three fake soldiers in Imo

Three suspects were Wednesday paraded by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly defrauding people on the pretext of enlisting them into the Nigerian Army. The suspects identified as Kingsley Inyang, Edet Okon and Victor Akpan were arrested on April 4, 2017. One of the suspects, Inyang, dressed in army uniform confessed that they have…

Police detain suspect over Dortmund team bus blast

German federal prosecutors have confirmed that a suspect has been detained, in relation to the three explosions that hit the Borussia Dortmund team bus on Tuesday night. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, spokesman Frauke Kohler, also revealed that a letter was discovered near the scene of the incident. She said two suspects from…

Army, Police clash in Damaturu, socio-economic activities paralyzed

Sporadic shoot-out in a conflict between army and policemen in Damaturu on Wednesday led to a halt in socio ecomic activities in the metropolis for several hours. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that business premises were shut as men of the two security agencies took positions at strategic locations in the state capital….

Police summons FAAN MD, Dunoma over fire outbreak at audit department

The Nigeria Police has summoned the ​Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Saleh Dunoma, ​to appear before ​​its ​team investigating ‎Tuesday fire​ outbreak at the​ agency’s audit unit ​in its ​headquarters in Lagos. Dunoma made the disclosure ​yesterday ​while briefing newsmen after inspecting the damage caused by the fire​.​ Dunoma said the…

Nigeria Police Academy begins sale of forms – See list of courses, requirements

‎The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State has announced that the sale of​ ​application forms for admission into the 5th Regular Course of its degree programme commenced ​d​ on ​M​onday 13th​ ​March, 2017​. The sale will end on ​S​aturday 17th June, 2017. M​ethod of application ​is online. The Force in a statement on Monday said…

Okene: Kidnapper of Five-Months Old Baby Remanded in Prison

A Lokoja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday, remanded a 52-year-old man, Mohammed Salihu and his son, Sumaila, Salihu,23, in prison in Okene for allegedly kidnapping a five-month old baby (son). The Chief Magistrate, Alhassan Husaini, who gave the order in his ruling, also ordered that the case be transferred to Chief Magistrates’ Court, Okene where the…

Police battles Shiite protesters in Abuja [PHOTOS]

Nigerian police reportedly used teargas to disperse Shiite protesters who gathered at the Unity fountain in Abuja. The protest called “FreeZakzaky” was against the government’s continued detention of Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic movement of Nigeria (IMN). DAILY POST recalls that Chief Security Officer to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria,…

Police confirm abduction of two Turkish Construction workers in Akwa Ibom

The Police in Akwa Ibom say two Turkish construction workers were expatriates abducted by gunmen in their hotel rooms at Eket, Eket Local Government of Akwa Ibom on Sunday. Mr Chukwu Okechukwu, an ASP, and public relations officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Uyo on Monday that the Turkish……

Kaduna State Police Command parades 18 Suspects

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Monday paraded five suspected kidnappers, six armed robbers and seven receivers of stolen goods. Briefing newsmen in Kaduna on the activities of his command, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Agyole Abeh, said the efforts of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Kaduna was yielding fruits as…

Police arrest Thai man for slashing daughter’s throat over Facebook use

The police on Monday arrested a Thai man for slashing his daughter’s throat after an argument about her Facebook and smartphone use. Sornkrai Poonperm, police commissioner of Petchburi province, some 120 kms south-west of Bangkok, said Surin Kaewrae, 41, confessed to attacking his 13-year-old daughter with a knife. “Kaewrae attacked his daughter with a knife……

Police arrest 19 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, has announced the arrest of 19 people suspected of engaging in kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh, made the announcement at a press briefing in Kaduna on Monday. He explained that among the suspects were five kidnappers, six armed robbers,……

IG never ordered anyone to kill Governor Wike – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has debunked Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s claim, that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ordered the Rivers State Police to kill him. The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, stated this in a press release issued on Sunday. “To clear doubts from the minds of the good people of Rivers State…

Police nab 2 persons over drowning of corps member in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested two persons in connection with the alleged drowning of a corps member at a hotel swimming pool in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Enugu. Amaraizu said that the corps member was allegedly drowned on……

Nigerian Officer Arrested After Paying Teenager For Sex And Demanding Money Back At Gunpoint In USA

A Metropolitan Police Department officer was arrested on charges he engaged in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. Anne Arundel County police arrested 27-year-old Metropolitan Police Officer Chukwuemeka Ekwonna of Glenn Dale on Thursday. Ekwonna is charged with armed robbery, firearm use, first, second and third-degree assault, third-degree sex offense, reckless endangerment and prostitution offenses,……

​Militants kill 5 policemen, 2 soldiers in Lagos

No fewer than five policemen and two soldiers, including an army captain were killed by suspected militants early Sunday morning in Ikorodu Area of Lagos. Sources said that the bodies of the victims had been removed. The slain Captain was simply identified as Muhammad. There has been no official confirmation of the killings yet. The…

I have been marked for assassination by the IGP – Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike has alleged that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Idris Ibrahim, has given the new Commissioner of Police posted to Rivers State a mandate to kill him. Wike said this while fielding questions from reporters yesterday. Asked if he was aware that Rivers State has a new Police Commissioner,……

Police parades Kidnappers of Police Corporal (PHOTOS) 

Below are the Suspected kidnappers of Corporal Williams Zekena and Tom Yakubu Musa.  The kidnappers were also charged for unlawful possession of a revolver pistol, five rounds of live 9mm ammunition and a hand grenade.

Ahmed Musa Considers Legal Action Over ‘Wife Beating’ Reports

Leicester City Striker and Super Eagles Forward, Ahmed Musa is considering the possibility of taking legal action after his agent, Tony Harris described information that he was arrested for beating up his wife Jamila as erroneous. Musa insists that he beat his wife claims were untrue and will now mull over taking the matter to…

Ahmed Musa arrested by British Police for allegedly beating up wife

The British Police has arrested Leicester City and Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, for allegedly beating his wife. According to The Sun Football, the 24-year-old was picked up at his home at 1am on Tuesday. According to neighbours, the police officers spent two hours at Musa’s five-bedroom detached property in the city’s Countesthorpe area. 10…

Policemen demanded 5,000 bribe from me – Driver who escaped death alleges

The driver of a sales van belonging to Euro Mega Atlantic Company, Ikeja, Lagos, who escaped death when his vehicle fell on its side on the Ijora/Orile overhead bridge in Lagos State, Folarin Omolola, on Wednesday alleged that two policemen demanded the sum of N5,000 bribe from him. The accident caused traffic jam, compelling vehicles…

Stop detaining innocent Nigerians – IG of Police warns officers

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against the unlawful arrest and detention of innocent Nigerians. Idris gave the warning on Wednesday, during a meeting with Commissioners of Police and other top officers in Abuja. He directed all the Commissioners to ensure close supervision of all units in their commands. “You should…

IGP Warns Police officers against unlawful arrests as he decorates new CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned personnel of the force against unlawful arrests and detention of innocent Nigerians. Idris gave the warning at a meeting with Commissioners of Police and above in Abuja on Wednesday. He directed all commissioners of police in the states to ensure close supervision of operations of all…

I-G warns officers against unlawful arrest, detention

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned personnel of the force against unlawful arrests and detention of innocent Nigerians. Idris gave the warning at a meeting with Commissioners of Police and above in Abuja on Wednesday. He directed all commissioners of police in the states to ensure close supervision of operations of all……

JAMB: Candidates reportedly beat up police, soldiers in Makurdi [PHOTOS]

There was pandemonium at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Wednesday morning following a fight between candidates trying to register for JAMB and security operatives. Trouble started when over 2,000 candidates waiting to register for JAMB felt frustrated with registration officials whom they claimed were showing “favoritism.” The candidates were provided with just four…

Police re-arrest expert ‘Jeep’ snatcher who escaped from court

The Cross River State Police Command has said it successfully re-arrested a notorious armed robber, Ukame Ubong, popularly called ‘Ability’ after he escaped from court. Briefing newsmen on the development, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Hafiz Inuwa, described the suspect, who is a native of Akwa Ibom state, as ‘an expert’ in snatching…

Rivers Police places N1m bounty for information on stolen bullion van

The Rivers State Police Command has offered one million naira reward for useful information that could help in tracking down the armed robbers that attacked a bullion van around Igwuruta-Ali in Ikwerre Local Government Area last Thursday. The financial reward was announced in a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni. Omoni…

Remove bail is free inscription because bail not free – CLO

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has called for removal of the inscription “Bail is Free’’ from police stations and law courts, saying that it is misleading. In a statement in Lagos on Tuesday, the state Chairman of CLO, Mr Ehi Omokhuale, said that bail had not been free, and that the public should be properly……

Police arrests, quizzes Court Clerk over alleged theft in Warri

Men of the Nigeria Police Force “A” Division in Warri have arrested and quizzing a court Clerk identified as Miss Abigail Atumu for allegedly swindling a litigant of the sum of two hundred thousand naira, DAILY POST can report. Atumu who is currently cooling off her heels at the police cell works with the Delta…

Police nabs 51-year-old man for allegedly having sex with 14-year-old boy in Aba

The Abia State Police Command has arrested a 51-year-old man, Daniel Emeka for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old boy, Ndubuisi in a hotel in Aba area of the state. Parading the suspect on Monday at the Command’s headquarters in Umuahia, the state capital, the State Commissioner of Police, Adeleye Oyebade, said Emeka was apprehended, “following a…

Suspected killers of Jumia agent to be arraigned soon – Police

The Rivers State Police Command says those arrested over the killing of Chukwuemeka Ejele, a delivery agent for online shopping platform, Jumia will be arraigned in court this week. Spokesman of the Command, Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this to DAILY POST in Port Harcourt. Omoni said Sodienye Mbatumukeke and two others who were arrested for allegedly…

Policeman allegedly kills ‘Yahoo boy’ over 8Million booty

A policeman has allegedly killed one Bashiru Ayedun for protesting against the arrest of his colleague who successfully duped an unsuspecting client of N8 million in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State. During the weekend, Ayedun was said to have joined other friends to celebrate with the alleged scammer who raked in the N8million…

Ekiti CP denies shielding officers who beat American returnee

Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Mr. Abdullahi Chafe, has denied the allegation that his Command was shielding the officers who beat up an American Returnee, Mrs Toyin Adeyeye, some weeks ago. Chafe said the matter, which he said had attracted condemnations from civil liberty organizations and women and gender advocacy groups , was being thoroughly investigated….

Alleged iPhone Thief And Fraudster, Seun Egbegbe’s Brothers Arrested

Nollywood producer, Seun Egbegbe’s brother along with two others have been arrested by men of the Lagos state Police force. The arrest of the producer comes after he was some months ago implicated in a theft case involving nine iPhones and later a scandal involving two BDC operators on count of alleged fraud. News source,……

Police parade man, 30, over alleged murder of grandfather-in-law

The Osun Police Command on Saturday paraded 14 suspected criminals in Osogbo over alleged murder, armed robbery and issuance of fake vehicle documents and number plates. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Olafimihan Adeoye, told newsmen at the event that the suspects were arrested in February and March. Adeoye said that one of the suspects,……

Two con men nabbed in their ‘shrine’ in Ogun state

Two suspected con men, whose modus operandi involves luring people into a ‘shrine’ and duping them of their hard earned money, have been busted by the police in Ogun state. This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Zone 2 command, Dolapo Badmus, said that operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), while…

Don’t ask for money before granting bail, CP warns officers, men

The Commissioner of Police in Kano State, Mr Rabiu Yusuf, has warned officers and men against demanding for money or any form of favour before granting bail to the suspects. Yusuf also cautioned them against illegal investigation of cases, unlawful detention of suspects and prolonged detention, saying that they should respect human rights in the……

Benue killings: Police will arrest Gana, others in 4 weeks – Commissioner

Benue ​S​tate Police Commissioner, Bashir Makam​a has assured that those behind recent Zaki Biam massacre, Fulani insurgency​ and related killings ​in parts of the state​ will be apprehended in one month. ​He said also proactive measures were being taken to arrest militant leader, Gana. ​”​The team promised by the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim…

Benue killings: Police will arrest Gana, others in 4 weeks – Commissioner

Benue ​S​tate Police Commissioner, Bashir Makam​a has assured that those behind recent Zaki Biam massacre, Fulani insurgency​ and related killings ​in parts of the state​ will be apprehended in one month. ​He said also proactive measures were being taken to arrest militant leader, Gana. ​”​The team promised by the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim…

Police recovers N1.3 million cash, arrest robbers in Yenagoa

The Bayelsa Police Command said on Friday that it recovered N1.3 million cash from robbers following a distress call by members of the public in Opolo area of Yenagoa. Mr Asinim Butswat, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Public Relations Officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the suspects……

News Summary 31/03/2017; Police Nab Impersonators of VIP Syndicate

Police Nabs VIP Impersonator Syndicate The police have warned the public to be weary of new tricks by fraudsters who now reconfigure their true caller identity to names of eminent personalities in the country to dispossess unsuspecting individuals of valuables by promising either juicy contracts or appointments. Force public relations officer, CPS Jimoh Moshood gave…

Pastor Ibiyeomie to appear as witness as police re-arrests Kemi Olunloyo

The Rivers State Police Command has re-arrested fifty-two year old blogger, Kemi Omolulu-Olunloyo over fresh charges of defamation and false publication against the General Overseer of Salvation Ministries, Pastor David Ibiyeomie. DAILY POST reports that Kemi was re-arrested shortly after a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt granted her bail to the tune of N200,…

Kogi Police Command Denies KSU Students License to Peaceful Protest

The plans of Kogi State tertiary institutions students to embark on a peaceful  demonstration may have hit a snag as the state police command has intimated the students’ leadership that it is incapable of assuring their safety. The state commissioner of police, Wilson Inalegwu, who told the students on Thursday  evening of the development, advised…

Fulani herdsmen: Ekiti Assembly seeks collaboration with police

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has called for more collaboration between the police authorities and the Assembly in the area of law enforcement and promotion of good governance. Speaker of the House of Assembly, Right Honourable (Pastor) Kola Oluwawole, in a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, made the call while playing…

Police rescues former Information Minister, Frank Nweke from alleged kidnappers

Former Minister of Information, Frank Nweke Jnr was on Friday, March 30th, rescued from some criminals believed to be kidnappers. It was learnt that police rushed to the former Minister’s rescue along Kaduna-Abuja Road. While confirming the incident personally on his Twitter handle, @FrankNwekeII, he thanked policemen for coming to his aid on time and…

Two police officers killed by unknown gunmen in Kogi

The Police Command in Kogi State said on Thursday that two of its officers were killed during an invasion of a commercial bank by suspected armed robbers. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP William Aya, told newsmen in Lokoja that the officers died while warding off the armed robbers that stormed a…

42-year-old tailor denies raping JSS I student, says they are dating

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 42-year-old tailor, Lucky Emmanuel for allegedly raping and impregnating a Junior Secondary School, JSS, 1 student. The girl, who hawks plantain in Ajangbadi area of the state was said to have accused Emmanuel of forcing his way on her while she was going about her…

Police promises prompt payment of dead officers’ benefits

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday assured quick payment of benefits to families of fallen officers. Owoseni gave the assurance while speaking on a marine accident in which an officer, DSP Yomi Amao, attached to the Marine Police Unit, Elegbata in Apapa area of Lagos, died. The commissioner also said……

Police arrests notorious kidnapper in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspected notorious kidnapper and the rescue of three kidnap victims. The Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni , disclosed in a statement obtained by DAILY POST that the suspect identified as Kelvin Goodluck was arrested yesterday evening in company of two others. Omoni said…

Police arrests and demands N200k from a comedian for performing In uniform

An upcoming comedian Adiri Daniel of House of Insanity has been arrested by police officers in Lagos for illegally performing a skit in costume police uniform. A close-up of the clip shared on social media by associates of the comic act, shows the dialogue between Adiri and the alleged officers in plain clothes. The comedian’s……

Police dismisses Sergeant who killed 16-year-old boy in Imo [PHOTO]

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed the Sergeant, Wilson Ufere, who killed one 16-year-old Obinna Iwuoha, last week on the Anara-Umuahia expressway in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. Ufere, had at about 5:30 pm on Thursday at ‘Ugwu Omiri Lawyer’, while on a road duty with two other colleagues, opened fire directly…

Police open investigation into missing laptops from venue of Hong Kong election

Police on Tuesday began investigating the disappearance of two laptops from a backup venue for the Hong Kong leadership election. The two Registration and Electoral Office (REO) laptops were reported missing from the Asia World Expo at 4:40 pm (0840 GMT) Monday. REO said the computers contained the details of Hong Kong’s registered voters, as……

Nigeria Police only parades poor suspects, not rich thieves – Falana

Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana has hit the Nigeria Police for always rushing to parade poor men without finding them guilty of any offence. He said the same police would give rich men cover once they went against the law. Falana, who was reacting to the recent arrest of 20 persons in connection…

South Africa: Nigeria on top of xenophobic crisis

People Protest xenophobic attack In Southe Africa The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says it is on top of the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. Amb. Martin Cobham, Nigerian High Commissioner in South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that the mission had visited the…

NSCDC operatives arrest 2 policemen for stealing

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps apprehended two mobile policemen in connection with illegal oil bunkering in Bayelsa State, south-south Nigeria. According to Punch, the suspects were originally three but one of them allegedly fled the scene, leaving behind a vehicle loaded with the stolen petroleum product and his identification card. The……

Police in C/Rivers arrests suspect in food poisoning case

The Police Command in Cross River has confirmed the arrest of a 35-year-old man, Paul Nchui, for allegedly poisoning food at a restaurant in Ogoja. ASP Irene Ugbo, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Calabar. NAN recalled……

Kogi Police Parades 20 Suspects for Kidnapping, Robbery

By John Akubo Police in Kogi yesterday paraded 20 suspects for criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and kidnapping, unlawful possession of firearms and culpable homicide.Exhibit recovered included four AK47; four pump action, two pistols and 200 live ammunitions, one dane gun and two double barrels.Parading the suspects, the commissioner of police Wilson Inalegu indicated that one…

Ife clash: Why we arrested only Yoruba suspects

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on Friday gave reasons why suspects of Yoruba extraction were arrested over the recent clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ile-Ife, Osun State, which resulted in the death of about 46 persons. He said crime neither had tribe nor identity. Idris spoke with State House correspondents shortly……

Police discover forest where kidnappers bury victims in Enugu

The police in Enugu have discovered a shallow grave where the remains of the former Chief Security Officer for Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ejiofor Enechi, and others were buried after being killed by daredevil kidnappers. The shocking discovery was made on March 15, 2017, at the Aniocha Forest, Nimbo local government,……

Police rescue woman who attempts to jump into Lagoon

The Police Command in Lagos State on Friday said it had rescued one Taiwo Momoh who attempted to jump into the Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, told newsmen in Lagos that Momoh was in a taxi heading toward Oworonshoki on Third Mainland Bridge when she……

Police rescues woman from jumping off Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Police Command has rescued a woman identified as Taiwo Titilayo Momoh, from jumping into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge on Friday. This is coming few days after a medical doctor, Allwell Orji jumped into the lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge. His remains were retrieved from the water two days ago. The…

Traditional Ruler Suspended Over Rape Allegation

A traditional ruler in Katsina State has been relieved of his title after he was implicated in a rape case. The traditional ruler, Bishir Bala Kofar-bai was suspended as the ‘Magatakarda’ by the Kastina Emirate owing to the charges of rape levelled against him. The traditional ruler’s suspension was made known in a statement released……

Nigerian Police Force Launches Radio, TV Stations

The Nigerian Police Force has launched its own national broadcasting and radio service expected to serve the entire nation. The police force’s broadcasting service will be managed by the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service Limited, NPBS, which as been set up through a partnership between the police and a private outfit. The recent development was made……

Police seize cocaine with Lionel Messi branding [PHOTO]

Peruvian police have announced that they have intercepted 1,417kg of cocaine on Wednesday. The substance was packaged with images of Barcelona star, Lionel Messi. The packaging did not only have Messi’s face plastered all over it, they also bore his name, Barcelona’s logo and the seal of the King of Spain. The seized cocaine reportedly…

No bomb planted at American Embassy in Lagos’ – CP

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Thursday said there was no bomb planted at the American Embassy in Lagos. Owoseni told newsmen that the suspected bag kept in one of the vehicles at the Consular General Office, Victoria Island, only contained medical equipment. “We got a call at about 7.40……

Ile-Ife killing: Police ethnically biased in investigation

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has cautioned the police over the handling of its investigation on the recent crisis in Ile-Ife, Osun State that led to the death of more than 40 people, saying “it appears that the police has so far demonstrated ethnic bias in its investigation and this is not good…

Zaki Biam: Police tactical team arrives Benue, promises to end killings

The Special Tactical Team of the Nigeria Police deployed to Benue State, has assured the people that the current spate of killings in the state will soon become history. Leader of the team, Commissioner of Police, Ben Ahmed, gave the assurance on Thursday while presenting members of the team to Governor Samuel Ortom at the…

I Won’t Allow You to Use Forests – Kogi CP Tells Kidnappers

Kogi Commissioner of Police, Mr Wilson Inalegwu, has advised kidnappers intending to use Kogi’s forests for their activities to perish the thought.“We shall not allow any criminal to use the forests; we shall consistently patrol the forests against such elements and shall not rest until we rid Kogi of every bandit,” he said on Wednesday….

15-year-old girl gang raped live on Facebook

A 15-year-old girl was reported to have been gang raped live n social media page, Facebook by six men. The live broadcast was reported to have been viewed live by around 40 people who were active on the video streaming service provided by the social media website. The Chicago Police department were made aware of……

IG of Police deploys Special Force to Benue over killings

Follwing recent attacks that left scores dead and several others injured in Zaki Biam, Benue State, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed a Special Tactical Force to restore order. A statement issued by Mr Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the special tactical force comprised…

Corruption probe: Police raid offices across Brazil

Brazil’s federal police on Tuesday raided the offices of people close to several prominent senators in the latest phase of a sweeping, three-year corruption probe, according to authorities and local media. The police in a statement said 14 search and seizure warrants were issued by the Supreme Court based on information provided by executives of……

NYPD police wrongly detain Wyclef in search of armed robber

Popular singer, Wyclef Jean has revealed how he was briefly detained by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department who were searching for a criminal. Writing on his Instagram, the former Fugees singer said he was accosted by the officers who ordered him out of his car and then proceeded to cuff him. “I was……

Man arrested with fresh human skull and hands

The police in Lagos have confirmed the arrest of a middle-aged man found in possession of a fresh woman head and two hands at Muwo area of Badagry. An eyewitness, Mr Solomon Adube, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Badagry that the suspect was seen carry a sack with blood dripping……

Ile-Ife clash: Police parade suspects‎, say 46 died

The police on Monday said 46 people were killed during recent clash in some parts of Ile-Ife, Osun State. The police also paraded 20 suspects who were directly or indirectly involved in the killing and destruction of properties during the fracas. Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, while briefing journalists said at least 96 people were…