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Armed bandits reportedly abduct 12 police officers, demand ransom

Gunmen have reportedly abducted 12 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) who were on their way from Borno state to Zamfara state. Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, who shared the story on his Twitter, stated that it was reported on BBC Hausa. The police officers were said to be on their way to Zamfara to conduct a special […]

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Police Inspector rapes 13-year-old student in Benue

A Mobile Police Inspector identified simply as John has been arrested and detained at Ugba Police Station over the rape of a 13-year-old female student in Ayilamo, Tombo ward of Logo Local Government Area in Benue State. The community leader in Ayilamo, Hon Wuam Hilega while confirming the incident said the incident occurred at about 5pm on Thursday […]

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Nigerian man narrates how he stopped the police from freeing a suspected pedophile because the mother of the child was unable to ‘pay money to register the case’

A Nigerian man has narrated how he stopped the police from freeing a suspected pedophile because the mother of the child was unable to ‘pay money to register the case’. According to @Deleconcept, the man was apprehended after he allegedly fingered a 5-year-old girl in Festac town, Lagos. He also revealed that the mother of child […]

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Why we quickly set up SWAT – Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi

Minister of Police affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi has explained why the Nigeria Police force swiftly created the Special Weapons and Tactics Team as a replacement for the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit. The Minister who appeared on Channels television’s ‘Politics Today’ said the new police unit was created because there are insecurity problem and assignments initially carried out by the […]

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#EndSARS Protest: Injured and dead police officers to get promotion – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu has announced that police officers who lost their lives and those injured following the violence that erupted during the #EndSARS crisis will be promoted to the next rank. The IGP who said this after assessing burnt police stations in Edo state on Wednesday November 4, stated that police officers across […]

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Police parade hoodlum who participated in attacking a police station and went away with the DPO’s uniform

One of the hoodlums who participated in attacking and setting a police station ablaze in Lagos state has been arrested. He was arrested while rocking the uniform of a DPO. He was paraded before newsmen by the Lagos state police command today October 27.

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#EndSARS: Police arrest 10 suspects in Akwa Ibom, recover looted properties worth millions of Naira

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested ten suspects who took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to carry out wanten desctruction and looting of government and private properties in the state. Briefing newsmen on Friday, October 23, at the command Headquarters in Ikot Akpan Abia, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Amiegheme Andrew said that […]

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Lady recounts how her brother was allegedly killed by the police

As protests against police brutality continue across the country, a woman, Ebohon Egbe Rebecca from Edo state, recounted how her 22-year-old briother was allegedly killed by the police in 2013 after labelling him a robber, an allegation that was cleared years later. Taking to Facebook, Rebecca recalled how her mother went to a police station to […]

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Our determination to reform the police should never be in doubt, I’ve asked the IGP to address your concern – Buhari reacts on #EndSARS protest

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the #EndSARS protest which is aimed at stopping police brutality across the country. The President who had a meeting with the Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, stated his administration’s determination to reform the police should never be in doubt. Buhari appealed for peace […]

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Graphic: Lady allegedly shot in the mouth by police officer in Lagos (video)

A woman was allegedly shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer in Lagos today, October 8. According to Twitter user @abba_kamselem, the incident happened at Salvation busstop, Opebi in Lagos. Spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, couldn’t immediately confirm the incident. He however, promised to revert as soon as possible. Watch a […]

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House of Reps member, Obinna Chidoka, clashes with police officers who allegedly brutalized a man for “splashing water on their driver” in Anambra

A member of the House of Representatives, Obinna Chidoka who represents Idemili North and South Federal Constituency, took to his Twitter handle to recount the faceoff he had with police officers who he ran into allegedly brutalizing a man for splashing water on their driver. Obinna in a series of tweets said he was driving […]

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“The world has ended for me” – Widow narrates how bribe seeking Osun police officer allegedly killed her 20-year-old son a month to his graduation ceremony

The mother of 20-year-old Ayomide Taiwo, has narrated her ordeal since an officer from the Osun State Police Command allegedly killed her son over alleged N50 bribe. Ayomide, a fashion designer died on August 9, 2020, days after one Inspector Ago Egharevba, attached to Obokun Divisional Police Headquarters, hit him on the head with the butt of his gun. […]

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Police arrest suspected child traffickers in Anambra and rescue eight stolen children (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested five members of a child stealing/trafficking syndicate operating in the state and rescued eight stolen children suspected to have been stolen from different states including a fifteen-year-old pregnant girl. In a statement released today September 15, Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, said on Sunday, September […]

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Police arrest notorious wanted criminal, Bobrisky after gun battle in Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a notorious wanted criminal, Honest Digbara popularly known as Bobrisky accused of terrorizing some parts of Ogoni axis and being behind series of criminal activities in the area. Spokesman of the Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this on Saturday morning, September 12, while showing the wounded suspect and that of his alleged […]

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Police arrests Evangelist for raping his neighbor’s 12-yr-old daughter in Anambra .

The Anambra State Police Command have arrested one Chukwudi Ndubuisi, a self-acclaimed evangelist from Okpunegbu village in Nnewi LGA of the state, for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter. According to the command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her. “Police detectives took the victim […]

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Police arrest suspected child trafficker in Anambra, rescue 12 children (photos)

Nkechi Odinye, 55, pictured above, have been arrested by the police in Anambra state for allegedly running a syndicate that traffics children in the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said Nkechi was arrested following the confessional statement made by three other child traffickers that were arrested in October […]

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Lady killed, her baby injured as police chase suspected ‘Yahoo Boy’ in Benin .

A 29 year old mother, has lost her life in an auto crash that occurred along Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State, while her one-year and five months old baby is in critical condition at a private hospital, Vanguard News is reporting. The younger mother identified as Mrs Grace Obajay  who would have been celebrating […]

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Police rescues another 32-yr-old man locked up in a room by parents for 15yrs in Kano

The Kano State Police command has rescued an unidentified 32-year-old man, who was allegedly locked up in a room by his parents for 15 years at Sheka neighborhood, Kano State. The victim, who was said to have been chained and caged for an undisclosed reason, was rescued after concerned neighbors alerted the police. He was […]

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Suspected serial killer in Ibadan escapes from police custody

The Oyo State Police Command has announced the escape of the prime suspect in connection with the serial ritual killings of over five persons in Akinyele, Moniya in Ibadan. Recall that the prime suspect, 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, was paraded before newsmen on July 17. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this […]

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Police arrests man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a tricycle and attempted to bribe police when he was caught

The Lagos State Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a keke napep. The police said the theft occured two weeks ago but they caught the alleged thief this afternoon, August 7, in Ipaja after the victim saw the suspect, recognized him, and started screaming. Police officers […]