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Eid-El Kabir Celebration: IGP Orders CPS To Beef Up Security

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has assured the nation of sustained efforts by the Force in fighting crimes and criminality; improving public safety and security across the country. His assurance on Sunday, July 18, 2021, was contained in a communique by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba. The IGP charged […]

IGP Redeploys 21 Police Commissioners

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of 21 Commissioners of Police to new Commands and formations across the country. The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Aremu Adeniran, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, January 12, 2021; noting that nine of the Senior Officers were posted to Head State […]

20 People Die In Bauchi Road Crash

At least 20 people have been reported dead in a road accident along Bauchi–Maiduguri expressway near Tirwun village, a suburb of Bauchi capital city. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi Command, Mr Ahmed Wakili, confirmed the accident to Channels Television; adding that the corpses have been deposited in the ATBU Teaching Hospital Mortuary. According to […]

Nine Passengers Abducted By Gunmen In Ondo

Gunmen have abducted nine passengers close to Isua-Akoko in Akoko South East Local Government Area of Ondo State. The passengers were said to be travelling from Abuja to Lagos in a Toyota Litace space vehicle when the hoodlums emerged from a nearby bush and rounded them off, abandoning the vehicle at the scene. The Public […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Over 300 Vehicles, Tricycles, Motorcycles Seized In Katsina

Security operatives have impounded over 300 vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles in Katsina State. The Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He explained that the 159 vehicles, 17 tricycles, and 141 motorcycles were seized for violating the lockdown order of […]

COVID-19 Lockdown Order: Funke Akindele, husband Arrive Court

The Lagos State Police Command has taken Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello, and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, to Court for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Bala Elkana, confirmed that the actress, popularly called ‘Jenifa’, had been taken to a Chief Magistrates […]

Police Inspector Killed, Two Officers Injured In Shootout With Bandits

A Police Inspector, Ibrahim Chibok, has been killed during a shootout with bandits who attacked Muchiya Kaji village in Niger State. The Police Public Relations Officer in Niger, Mr Muhammad Abubakar, confirmed this in a statement on Monday, February 17, 2020. He revealed that two other Officers of the Niger State Police Command were injured […]

Unknown Bandits, suspected to be herdsmen, have killed a Nollywood actor, identified as Juwon, along Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway. It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday morning at Otte area of the Expressway. It was learnt that the bandits suddenly got into the middle of the road and started shooting sporadically when one of the […]

Oyo CP Warns Against Rising Cases Of Fire Incidents, Unlawful

Observing with dismay the rising cases of fire incidents in Oyo State, the State’s Commissioner of Police, CP Shina T. Olukolu, has advised all citizens in the State on the need to put stringent measures in place to forestall future occurrence, especially during this harmattan season. According to a statement issued by the State Police […]