540kg Seized Hemp Eaten By Rats, Say Police Officers

Eight police officers have been dismissed for claiming rats ate narcotic drugs in their custody,reminiscing recent cases in Nigeria where wild animals were blamed for missing funds. This followed Investigation which revealed that 540kg of marijuana,out of the 6,000kg impounded, was missing from a police warehouse in Pilar, north-west of Buenos Aires,BBC has reported. The […]

Kudos, Knocks As Police Help Woman With Loads

Tayo Olanipekun Social media users have commended the men of Nigeria Police who helped a woman rearrange bunches of palm fruits that fell off her motorcycle on the way from farm, in a viral Facebook post. The post, by a lecturer with Michael Okpara University of Agriculture in Abia State, Uchenna Onyeizu, which has, as […]

Over 80,000 ‘Ghost Officers’ Uncovered In Nigerian Police

The 371,800 figure often quoted as the number of members of the Nigeria Police Force in the country included no fewer than 80,115 ‘ghost officers’, data obtained from the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation by PREMIUM TIMES have uncovered. The data revealed that following the full integration of payrolls of the country’s 42 […]

IGP Idris Ibrahim

No Police Personnel Protested In The Villa -PRO

Folake Sokoya The police high command on Monday debunked rumours of protest by its officers and men attached to Aso Rock Villa. Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, who spoke on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, noted that non of its personnel carried out any form of protest in the villa. According to […]


Lagos Police Dismiss 3 Erring Officers

Folake Sokoya The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed three policemen from the Lagos state command for indiscriminately shooting and killing a civilian and critically injuring another. The three policemen attached to Amukoko Division, Sgt. Osaseri Saturday, 25759, Sgt. Segun Okun359075 and  Cpl. Adekunle Oluwarotimi, 496833 have been tried and dismissed from the Nigeria Police for […]

IGP Idris Ibrahim

End Of The Road For Expressway Armed Robbery Suspect

Folake Sokoya An armed robbery suspect met his waterloo during a gun battle with men of Ogun state Police command in the early morning of Sunday 7th January 2017 at ososa junction of shagamu/ ore express way, Ogun state. A distress call was said to have been made to Federal SARS operative that robbers had […]

Man In Police Net For killing Own Baby

Folake Sokoya The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Andrew of Ayedere in Obada area of Abeokuta for intentionally killing his six month old baby Precious Koku. The suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the baby, Omowumi Teleda who lodged complaint at Adigbe Divisional Headquarters that she went out briefly […]

IGP Idris Ibrahim

Nigerian Police Dismiss 10 Officers, Punish 146 Others

The Nigerian Police Force has dismissed ten of its officers and reprimanded 146 others for various misconducts, the Police Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) has published. The PCRRU is an arm of the Nigerian Police responsible for complaints from the public. Marking its second anniversary recently, the unit released information relating to its several feats […]

Gunmen Attack Petrol Station, Abduct 3, Kill 3 Others In Niger

Olabode Adaramola Unknown gunmen at the weekend  attacked Al-Amin filling station in Pandogari town in Rafi local government of Niger state,  abducted the station manager, identified as  Malam Muazzam  and three others, National Wire gathered on Tuesday. . The  unidentified gunmen who attacked the station on motorcycles between 8:30 to 9pm that fateful  Saturday night […]

RRS Nabs Online Recharge Top Up Fraudster

Folake Sokoya Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in recharging call credit from other people’s bank account. The suspect, Ebenezer Oyeneye, a 50-year-old truck driver who resides at 4, Moyinoluwa Avenue, Ijoko Lemode, Ogun State was arrested by the Decoy team of […]