Edo election: No offender will go unpunished, police warn

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Adeleye Oyebade in charge of Edo Governorship Evening Security Monitoring Team has warned that nobody who violated electoral laws would go unpunished. Oyebade said this on Saturday in Benin, after inspecting the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office where the final collation of the Edo governorship election results would take place….

After Kogi, Edo cannot be worse

By Emmanuel Aziken One of the most intriguing claims of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC leading to today’s governorship election in Edo State is that the votes of the people will count! It was a claim the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu reiterated in the regular pre-election session with stakeholders earlier in…

Police foil robbery attack in Niger

Police in Niger said they had gunned down two suspected armed robbers in Madalla area of Suleja Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Adamu Usman, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday. Usman said on Sept. 17 at  at about 0220 hours,…

Police confirm killing of DSS officer in Katsina

DSS By Bashir Bello – Kano The Katsina State Police Command has on Wednesday confirmed the killing of a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), Sadiq Abdullahi Bindawa by unknown gunmen. The Command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah who confirmed this in a telephone interview with Vanguard said the command is on the…

Opinion: Nigerian police and the use of POS

By Promise Adiele Police is a noble profession. In countries founded on the principles of the rule of law, equity, and justice, police officers are venerated and accorded the honour which the profession duly deserves. They are usually seen as quintessential citizens without any blemish, combining integrity and dignity. In those countries, it is an…