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Police Deny Ordering Arrest Of Producers Of ‘Ogogoro’ In Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command yesterday denied claims that it issued an order for the arrest of producers of locally brewed gin known as ‘ogogoro’ in the state. According to the police command, no order or instructions has been given to policemen to arrest anyone selling or drinking ogogoro. “The public are advised to go about their lawful and legitimate ... Read More »

Ramadan: Police Urges Heightened Public Vigilance In Kano

The Kano State Police Command has promised adequate security to the people of Kano State to ensure peaceful conduct and protection of life and property across the state throughout the period of Ramadan and beyond. The police’s re-assurance of adequate security came on the heels of suspected Boko Haram attacks in Chad, Cameroon and some parts of Nigeria’s northeast in ... Read More »

Nigeria Police Has The Least Corrupt Govt Officers In Nigeria- IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase says that in all the public institutions Nigeria has, the police has the least corrupt officers. Mr Arase said this while speaking at the annual symposium during a Feast of Barracuda organised by the National Association of Seadogs yesterday June 7th. The IGP was represented at the event by the Commissioner of ... Read More »

Police Arrest 68 MASSOB Members In Imo

Imo State police command has confirmed the arrest of at least 68 members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) for unlawful assemblage and procession. Commissioner of Police, Mr. Austin Evbakhavbokun disclosed this to newsmen in his office. According to him, “62 of the figure arrested had been charged to court for conspiracy, belonging ... Read More »

Pres. Jonathan Promotes 72 Senior Police Officers At Last Minute

The Police Service Commission (PSC), Ikechukwu Anisaid the decision was made at a plenary. Hours to the end of his tenure, President Goodluck Jonathan administration has approved the promotion of 72 senior police officers from the rank of deputy commissioners of police. The press and public relations head of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed this in a ... Read More »

Fayose Sends SOS To Police IG Over Increasing Kidnappings In Ekiti

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has written a letter to the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, calling for his intervention in the rising cases of kidnappings in the state in the last few weeks. In a letter dated May, which he personally signed, Fayose requested the IG’s special intervention in removing the fear the people ... Read More »

Tanker highjackers arrested by police

Oyo state police commissioner Alhaji Muhammed Katsina inspecting the fuel dump of PATKA filling station at Ogungbade area of Ibadan where 31,000 liters of Engine oil was diverted to after being hijacked from the driver. Read More »

52 year old woman who was kidnapped in Lagos was rescured by the police

The Lagos state police command has rescued a 52 year old woman who was kidnapped by 6 armed men along the Eleko Epe expressway in Lagos some days ago. (kidnappers pictured above) Narrating how she was kidnapped, the woman, name and face withheld, said she was on her way to Ajah market when 6 armed men kidnapped her and immediately ... Read More »

Police catches Notorious Thief Who Steals Brain Box Of Cars In Lagos

Igbere TV has described a strange story of how police in Harmony Estate, Ifako, Gbagada, Lagos, this morning nabbed a notorious thief who specialized in stealing the headlights, brain box, power control windows of cars when owners of the cars were away at work. The thief usually drives a Hummer 2 SUV into Harmony Estate, Ifako, Gbagada, Lagos and escapes ... Read More »

Police in lekki harrasses a man

A Blog reader took these pics showing policemen in a convoy harassing a man in the Ford Explorer. This happened arround the Lekki Toll Gate this morning. They deflected the guy’s tyres right there in traffic! The eye-witness didn’t know what exactly the guy did to warrant the harassment but thinks it’s because he didn’t give way on time for ... Read More »

April 11 election: Police restricts movement from 8am-5pm

Find the Police press statement below… In a bid to further ensure safety and security in the forthcoming Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly elections holding on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni has ordered a restriction of vehicular movement in all the thirty-six (36) States of the Federation from 8am ... Read More »

Guber Polls: Police To Beef Up Security In Rivers, 3 Other States

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, says more personnel will be deployed to Rivers and three other states across the country to prevent violence during the April 11 elections. Abba disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen before a closed door meeting with senior officers on Tuesday in Abuja, but did not name the other three states. He said ... Read More »

Police Arrest 75 Year herbalist for defiling 12-year-old boy

A 75- year-old herbalist, Odinkemere Ogbuehi, from Abia State has been paraded by the police for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a twelve-year-old boy “through the anus.” Commissioner of Police, JoshakHabila, who paraded the suspect in Umuahia on Friday with other suspected criminals, said that the incident occurred on March 8, 2015 . According to police, the suspect allegedly “took ... Read More »