Police Bust $1.5bn Online Pyramid Scheme Involving 220,000 ‘Investors’

Chinese police have cracked down on an online pyramid scheme involving 10.2 billion yuan ($1.5bn) and over 220,000 investors, local authorities said Wednesday. Police in Meishan City, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, caught 82 suspects, who established hundreds of shell companies and 28 fake industrial chains in the fields of construction materials, agriculture, mining, and media to woo investors with […]

CP Lagos Orders Show Of Force Across The State.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Imohimi Edgal, has ordered all police formations under the command to embark on Show of Force. The exercise will commence tomorrow 14/06/2018, from 0600hrs through 1600hrs across the state. The operation is to assure Lagosians of the readiness of the command to provide adequate security for the inhabitants […]

Police, SARS Rated 89% ‘Extremely Low’ As NHRC Begins Cells Audit

Tayo Olanipekun An online poll on the operations of the Nigeria Police and its Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) unit has had 89 per cent of its participants rate the Force performance “Extremely Low.” The survey, in which 1,031 persons have so far participated on Wednesday, also put the ratings of the security agency […]

Police arrest illegal blood bank operator

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has arrested one 45-year-old Achegbulu Paul for operating an illegal blood bank in his one-room apartment with children as his primary donors. The police recovered seven pints of blood, revealed Thisday on  Wednesday. According to police report, Achegbulu was arrested after he drew four pints of blood from a […]

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 […]