The Politics Of Edgal’s Redeployment…

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, Lagosians were greeted with the news of the redeployment of the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, to the Force headquarters in Abuja, as Commissioner of Police in charge of the Explosive Ordinance Unit. In Edgal’s place, it was also announced that Mr Kayode Egbetokun, who was hitherto in…

Police recruitment: 242,455 applicants jostle for 10,000 slots…

The Police Service Commission said it has received total of 242,455 applications from interested candidates seeking employment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force. The Police authority is recruiting 10,000 police constables across the country, and the application will come to a close in a week time. According to a statement by the…

Imo police shakeup: Guber candidates kick, accuse APC of plotting...

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Governorship candidates in Imo State have reacted negatively to the shakeup in the state police command directed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The candidates who spoke to our correspondents alleged that the deployment of the senior police officers was as a ploy to manipulate the elections in favour of…

Declare ‘state of emergency’ on security in Ondo, ASUU tells...

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the police and other security agencies in the country to declare a state of emergency on security in Ondo State. The union expressed worry on the spate of insecurity in the state and called on the security agencies to ensure an end to…

Opinion: Crime has grown sophisticated in Nigeria and the Law...

The heat is on in Nigeria, with the 2019 elections around the corner and security is a concern. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been in the spotlight since the last quarter of 2018, stemming from issues allegedly around their interventions in politics such as the upheavals at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly,…

Police capture 23 suspected robbers, cultists, others in Kogi…

NAN The Police command in Kogi on Wednesday paraded 23 people, suspected to be armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists, recovering nine assorted rifles and other dangerous weapons from the hoodlums. The Spokesman of the command, DSP. William Aya, while parading the suspects in Lokoka, said that they comprised five kidnappers, five cultists and 13 robbery…

Police emolument: I-G gets N3.3m as rent subsidy…

NAN The Inspector-General of Police (I-G) will now get N3.3 million annually as rent subsidy in the new emolument approved for the Nigeria Police Force by President Muhammadu Buhari. Deputy and Assistant Inspectors-General of Police will get N3.02 million and N2.7 million respectively as rent subsidy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a…

Buhari approves enhanced salary structure for NPF…

Nigeria Police. PHOTO: SputnikInternational President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an enhanced salary structure for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and given assurance that his administration will continue paying attention to the welfare and operational needs of the force Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Monday, said…

Police ready for 2019 elections – IGP…

The Inspector General of Police, (IGP)Ibrahim Idris has affirmed that the police are ready to provide adequate security to ensure free and fair election during the 2019 general elections. The IGP stated this when he received a delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on a fact finding mission to Nigeria on…

How petrol attendant, supervisor planned robbery- Police…

NAN The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Monday in Lagos, told newsmen that a petrol attendant and his supervisor, planned and robbed the filling station where they worked. The CP, who briefed the press at the Lagos Police Command, said the police received information on a robbery operation at a filling station…

Stay away from cultism, Police tell students…

NAN The Enugu State Police Command has advised secondary school students against peer pressure that could lead them to becoming members of cult groups. The command’s spokesperson, SP Ebere Amaraizu, gave the advice on Friday while addressing students of Coal Camp Secondary School, Ogbete, Enugu, at their assembly hall. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Police nabs 8 suspects with 11 human skulls in Kwara…

NAN The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday said it had arrested eight suspected ritual killers, including a woman with 11 human skulls in Ilorin, Kwara. Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja. He listed the suspects as: Azeez Yakubu, principal suspect, Ahmed Yahaya, Abdulfatai Kadri…