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Ten Boko Haram Suspects Arrested In Zaria – Police

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The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 10 suspected Boko Haram members, who reportedly fled Sambisa Forest in Borno State, in Dogarawa, the headquarters of Sabon Gari local government area of the state. The suspected terrorists were arrested based on a tip-off by ‘good Samaritans’. “Some good Samaritans volunteered information …

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Emir Of Kano Urges IGP To Fight Crime With All His Might

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Emir of Kano, Mohammadu Sanusi II has urged the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris to strengthen his resolve to fight crimes in the country. In a letter congratulating the one time Kano State Commissioner of Police, Emir Sanusi said he “received with great pleasure the news of the …

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Ogun Police Begins “Special Operation” In Communities Attacked By Suspected Militants

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The Ogun State Police Command has deployed four teams of officers to communities in Ogijo area of Sagamu Local Government in response to the recent wave of attacks in the area by unknown gunmen. The gunmen in the last two weeks invaded some of the communities, killing and maiming residents …

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Police Withdraws Mobile Police Officers From Security Aide Assignments

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The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Idris has withdrawn the services of mobile police officers attached to individuals as security ‎aides. Speaking at the passing out parade of 59 Squadron Commanders Combat Operation Course at the Police Mobile Force Training School in Ila Orangun, Osun …

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Soldier Shoots Policeman In Borno As They Clash Over Relief Material In Borno

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A soldier allegedly shot a police officer in the foot near the Borno State Deputy Governor’s office, venue of the distribution of relief materials for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri. “In the morning hours of today (yesterday), there was an unfortunate fracas between a soldier and a policeman around …

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Nigerian Army, Police To Investigate Shootout By Officers Over Rice In Borno

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The Nigerian Army and the Police have issued a joint statement condemning the shootout by their personnel in the Borno State Government House on Thursday during a feud over distribution of rice by the government to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. We earlier reported here that the shootout occurred when policemen …

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Police Promotes 1,201 Officers In Jigawa

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The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Jigawa, Mr. Mohammed Mustapha said 1,201 officers and men of the command had been promoted to various ranks. Mustapha disclosed this on Thursday while decorating the newly promoted officers in Dutse. According to him, 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) were promoted to Superintendents …

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Police Arrest 19 Applicants Over Use Of Fake Result

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The desperation of some youths to get a job in Nigeria may land them in jail. Nineteen persons seeking enlistment into the Police Force in the ongoing nationwide recruitment have been arrested for being in possession of fake results, the Adamawa State Command said. Public Relations Officer, Mr. Othman Abubakar, …

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I Was Never Invited By Police For Questioning – Ekweremadu

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The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday said he was never invited for questioning by the police over alleged forgery of Senate rules. The lawmaker expressed surprise at the lawsuit filed by the Federal Government against him and other suspected conspirators. The Nigerian government charged Mr. Ekweremadu alongside Senate …

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Police Lauds APC Accreditation Process For Governorship Primaries

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Edo State Police Commissioner, Chris Ezike has commended delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for their peaceful conduct during accreditation at the ongoing Edo 2016 Governorship primary election. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the APC Governorship primary election at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin on …

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Police Recruitment: Five Applicants Arrested For Forgery, Phone Theft In Nasarawa

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The Police in Nasarawa have confirmed the arrest of five applicants during the ongoing nationwide police recruitment exercise in Lafia, over forgery of certificates and theft. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the exercise in the state, Alhassan Mamoda, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Lafia, the Nasarawa State …

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Police Recruitment: More Than 300,000 Candidates Undergo Screening

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More than 300,000 candidates are participating in the physical screening to join the Nigerian Police Force, taking place across the 36 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory. However, only 10,000 of them will be recruited into the force. Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr Mike Okiro, …

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Police Promise Speedy Investigation in Kano Murder Of Christian Woman

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has promised to speedily investigate and put on trial suspects in the murder of Mrs Bridget Agbaheme, who was beaten to death in Kano on Friday. Mrs Agbaheme was accused of blasphemy. Arase made the promise in a statement issued by Police Public …

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Police Shortlists 338,227 Applicants For Recruitment

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday said it shortlisted 338,227 applicants out of the 911,438 that applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force. Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, chairman of the Commission, Mr Mike Okiro said screening of successful applicants would begin on June 6 in …

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Police: Suspected Wife-Killer May Be Mentally Ill

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The Lagos State Police Command has expressed fears that alleged wife killer, Jafaru Sogei, may be “mentally unstable”. Sogei, 49, is believed to have slaughtered his wife of 26 years – Rose – last Friday at their Araromi Street, Oshodi residence while she slept at about 1am. The suspect was …

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Herdsmen Attack: Police To Train Vigilante Groups In Enugu

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The Enugu State Police Command will train 472 Neighborhood Watch Groups to compliment security services at grassroots level to forestall attacks by Fulani herdsmen in any community in the state. This followed the last Fulani herdsmen’s invasion on April 25 of Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the …

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Nimbo Community Attackers Arrested, Video Of Massacre Recovered From Suspects – Police

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Five suspects involved in the April 25 midnight invasion of Nimbo community, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State have been arrested. The attack, which left at least 20 people dead, sparked outrage across the Southeast state and beyond. Confirming the development in a statement Wednesday, the Nigerian police said …

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Why We Sealed Off PDP National Secretariat – Police

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The police has explained its decision to seal off the national secretariat of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday. According to a statement issued Monday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, the police received intelligence that “some aggrieved factional leaders and members of the …

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Police Commences Aerial Surveillance Of Enugu

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The Police on Sunday began aerial surveillance of the entire state to boost security in Enugu State. “As part of measures to ensure that the entire state is safe and secure, the state command, through the Air-Wing of the Nigeria Police Force, has begun an aerial surveillance of the three …

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French Police condemn ‘anti-cop hatred’

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Two months of protests against labour reforms in France have ensured that there’s a growing feeling of public displeasure towards the police. French police say that ‘anti-cop’ hatred is on the increase as they stage rallies across the country in protests of their own. As though to emphasize their point, …

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