Nigeria Police Force News

Police release Melaye after two weeks in custody

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Nigeria Police Force has released the lawmaker representing Kogi West in National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, after spending over two weeks in custody.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Election: Police Service Commission says police officers must be on uniforms

“The Nigeria Police Force is the largest and leading agency providing 85 per cent of security personnel for the forthcoming elections.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

2019 elections: INEC Chairman reacts to Obasanjo’s allegation, reveals what Nigerians should expect

“With this level of cooperation from the security agencies, I want to assure you that Nigerians will have a pleasant voting experience in 2019.” He added that the nation was looking forward to INEC and the Nigeria Police Force to conduct credible elections.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Again, acting IG reverses predecessor, decentralises SARS

The National Coordinator of the group, Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a telephone interview on Monday, said the group would have preferred that the IG led a crusade for the comprehensive reforms of the Nigeria Police Force.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Fake news: Court stops EFCC, DSS from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

Apart from the EFCC, other Defendants in the matter are the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Nigeria Police Force, NPF.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

IGP decentralises FSARS, reverses recent postings by Idris | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“The Nigeria Police Force, as it is presently, is institutionally too weak to effectively confront the emerging sophisticated violent crimes.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

NRA threatens to withdraw refs from NPFL over attacks

A statement from the club’s spokesman Dimeji Oshode said, “A manhunt has started immediately as the management of the club and the Nigeria Police Force, Sagamu Division, are working closely to ensure that the intruder is brought to book to face the consequences of his actions.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

35-year-old Man 'Defiles' Neighbour’s Four-Year-Old Daughter After Luring Her To Toilet With Biscuit

Taofeek Egunleye Babajide, a 35-year old man, is currently in the custody of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl at Oriokuta in Ikorudu area of Lagos State.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Elections: US warns of Boko Haram/ISIS attacks, military denies knowledge

Therefore, I cannot imagine you getting such answer.” We’re ready to neutralise all threats, say police Also, the Nigeria Police Force said the forthcoming election was a major security operation for which it had made the necessary security arrangement.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

Goodbye to Police Sensationalism & Partisanship?

By Tonnie Iredia The assumption of duty of Mohammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) has opened a new era in the history of the Nigeria Police Force.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019