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CP confident Police have lost trust of residents of attacked communities

Following the invasion of communities by Militants and Fulani Herdsmen, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni said residents of the invaded communities have lost trust in Police formation. He made this known through the Chief Superintendent of Police, Olusegun Ajamolaya. He spoke yesterday at the City Hall, Lagos, venue of the 2016 Stakeholders Forum organised by the Office of ...

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Acting Police IG writes Presidency to retire 30 senior officers

Sequel to a letter written to Nigeria’s presidency by the acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, no fewer than 30 senior officers of the Nigeria Police are set for retirement. Reports has it that Police officers who are of the rank of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police, were said to have been marked out for immediate disengagement for ...

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Breaking News: Buhari meets with new IGP I.K Idris at Aso Rock

Report from Aso Rock has it that the President, Muhammadu Buhari is meeting the new acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. I.K Idris. Though an official statement confirming the new development is yet to be released from the President’s office, the outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, arrived at the Presidential Villa with Idris who is an Assistant Inspector-General of Police and also believed to be Arase’s replacement.   Details ...

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Man impregnate adolescent, wife abort pregnancy

For allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter, Ike Iwuanyanwu is in Police custody. Reports has it that Iwuanyanwu, had also beaten his daughter and wife, warning them not to disclose the incident to anyone but his wife informed her family members who went to the girl’s school to confirm the story from her. Meanwhile, the unnamed victim’s mother had ...

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Trio arrested for minors abduction

Three persons has been arrested for alleged abduction of two children aged eight and five years, who were walking on the road in search of their mother. The persons were arrested for allegedly kidnapping minors are – Olaniyi Wale, Tunde Adeyanju and Lekan Sowaju. It was gathered that the suspects accosted the minors (names withhled) and told them to enter their vehicle so ...

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Police IG, Solomon Arase orders closure of PDP secretariat

In a statement issued by Police spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase has ordered the closure of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat. According to him, the party only has a week to resolve its crisis. “In a bid to finding a lasting solution to the protracted crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), the Inspector-General of ...

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Policemen raids residents over report of police torture

Following a report that some policemen attached to the Doubeli Police Division tortured a resident, Kabiru Ahmed; no fewer than six residents of Jimeta area in Adamawa State have been arrested. The policemen were said to have not been pleased with the report. Thus, it was learnt that the residents – Ahmad Aliyu, Nibras Mamman, Muhammed Sulei, Abdulrahman Nasir, Kabir Mubi and ...

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46 cult members, killer suspects gets paraded

The commissioner of police, Mr. Jimoh Ozi-Obeh said Cross River State Police Command has paraded 46 cult, murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery suspects at the force headquarters. Ozi-Obeh while addressing newsmen in Calabar, claims some of the cult suspects, including one Felix Okon Etim, a member of Vikings confraternity, had confessed being initiated into the cult group in October, 2015. “In the ...

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Sex workers laments ordeals faced with Policemen

Following the way Policemen abuses sex workers, ladies who claims to be sex workers have come out at large urging security agencies to stop abusing and harassing sex workers. Executive Director of SafeHeaven Development Initiative, Margaret Onah who spoke during a media round-table in Lagos laments the ordeals they face as sex workers. “It is dehumanizing when Policemen abuses sex ...

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11 people killed as terrorists attack Istanbul

A bomb ripped through a Turkish police bus near Istanbul’s historic centre Tuesday, killing seven officers and four civilians in the latest of a string of attacks in Turkey’s biggest city. The car bomb targeted a bus shuttle service carrying anti-riot police as it was passing through the central Beyazit district close to many of the city’s top tourist sites, ...

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