BREAKING: Soldiers, policemen killed in Ikorodu gun battle with militants

Ikorodu area of Lagos was tensed overnight as mlitants struck at Woodland Estate area, Ishawo in Ikrodu. Two soldiers and five policemen have been reportedly killed. Security agencies it was gathered have reinforced and stormed the area. A few weeks ago, Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters said it will soon commence another military action on creeks in…

Twelve years later, justice comes for Apo 6 as Police to die by hanging

Twelve years after the death of six Igbo traders which was carried out in 2005, Justice Ishaq Bello of the Federal Capital Territory High Court has today pronounced two accused persons, Ezekiel Acheneje and Baba Emmanuel, guilty. The court found both men who were former policemen guilty and therefore sentenced them to death for culpable……

Doctors battle to save 2 UNIOSUN students shot by police

Doctors at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, LAUTETH, Osogbo, are reportedly battling hard to save the lives of two student of the University of Osun State after they both sustained gunshot wounds fired by cops. The students identified as Kazeem Adesola and Ibrahim Ajao, landed on the danger list after sustaining wounds…

IG raises alarm over more policemen committing suicide

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Nigerian Police Force is worried over the rising cases of suicide among its officers across the country. The Assistant Inspector General of Police (IGP) Zone 5, Abubakar, Mohammed, lamented the development in an interactive session with policemen in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Thursday. He said recent statistics…

Rivers Rerun Election: Army recovers weapons, uniforms of slain policemen

Soldiers on patrol The Nigerian Army says it has recovered one AK47 assault rifle and uniforms belonging to DSP Mohammed Alkali and his police orderly allegedly beheaded by cultists. The policemen were killed by suspected cultists at Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers during the Dec. 10 re-run legislative elections. Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, the…

Ex-Biafran Policemen To Get Pension, Gratuities

The 450 ex-Biafran policemen, who were pardoned in 2000 by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, would soon get their pension and gratuities. The former Biafran policemen will get pension 46 years after the civil war ended in January 1970. The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) which begins pensioners’ verification in northeast on Monday, would pay the pension…

Police Checkmates Misconduct In The Force, Sacks Officers

The Inspector General of Police in his mandate to reap the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) of bad elements that spoil the name of the Police with their various forms of misconduct, instituted strict measures to ensure that the conduct of officers and men of the Force conform to international best practices and norms. Enabling laws…

2 Men arraigned for assaulting security guards, policemen

court Two unemployed men who allegedly assaulted mobile policemen and security guards at a bank were on Tuesday in Lagos granted N50,000 bail each by a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos. The accused, Yohanna Zira, 22, and Sebastian Clement, 20, who both reside at Apapa, a suburb of Lagos, are facing three-count charge of conspiracy,…