Tags : Police

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 […]

Three Officers Killed, Others Injured As Gunmen Invade Ebonyi Police

Three officers have been killed and two others injured after gunmen invaded the Onueke Police Station in the Ezza Local Government area of Ebonyi State.  Confirming the incidence, the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah, disclosed that the gunmen invaded the Police Station and opened fire on the Officers on duty which led to the killing […]

COVID-19: Police Raid Night Club, Arrest Fun Seekers In Lagos

The Police authorities in Lagos State has raided a nightclub in the State and arrested many fun-seekers in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Channels TV reports that the operation was carried out by the Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. A total […]

Capitol Riot: Police Officer Dies After Clash With Pro-Trump Mob

A United Stated Capitol Police Officer has died of injuries sustained during clashes with a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters who overran a session of Congress. AFP reports that it was the first Law Enforcement death stemming from the violence at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, which saw flag-waving crowds overwhelm Police […]

Ogun Govt Suspends Commissioner Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

The Ogun State Government has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Abiodun Abudu-Balogun. Mr Abudu-Balogun was suspended from Office over an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year-old girl identified as Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun. In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday, January 3, 2021, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, announced […]

Oyo Assembly Receives Nominees To Constitute Board Of The State

The Oyo State House of Assembly has received the nominees that will constitute the Board of the State Anti Corruption Agency. The names of the nominees was forwarded by Governor Seyi Makinde and read at the floor of the State Assembly by Rt Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin. The nominees are retired Hon. Justice Eni Esan as Chairman, […]

Gunmen Kill Assistant Commissioner Of Police In Calabar

The Police Command in Cross River State has confirmed the murder of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Egbe Edum, by gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in Calabar. Before his murder, Mr Edum was the Borno State Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP). Speaking with Channels Television in Calabar, the Police […]

South African Police Fire Teargas At Anti-Racism Protesters

South Africa Police fired teargas at opposition activists protesting against alleged racism at a Cape Town School where a whites-only year-end dance Party was allegedly organised last month. Channels TV reports on Friday, November 20, 2020, that anti-riot Police aimed teargas and water cannon towards hundreds of members of the radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters […]

Greece Bans Gatherings Ahead Of Uprising Anniversary

Greek police have announced a ban on public gatherings of four or more people as hospitals were overwhelmed with coronavirus cases, ahead of the annual anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising. Greece on Saturday, November 14, 2020, said it would shut primary schools, kindergartens and daycare centres as coronavirus deaths crossed a thousand. The anti-junta […]