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IGP restates commitment to personnel welfare

By Our Correspondent Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has pledged to continue to accord priority attention to the welfare of offi cers and men of the Nigeria Police. Kpotun-Idris gave the assurance when he visited the country’s Royal ...

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3 cops dismissed for robbery in Delta

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Delta state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, yesterday announced the dismissal of three police offi cers in the rank of sergeant for allegedly robbing petroleum tankers on the BeninAgbor expressway. Th e sacked police offi ...

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Police halt Kwankwasiyya meeting in Sokoto

By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto Zonal Coordinator Kwankwasiyya Akida for Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Hon. Malami Moh’d Galadanchi, has accused the police in Sokoto of “harassing, intimidating and hounding” Kwankwasiyya supporters in Sokoto state. Galadanchi, a member of the ...

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Cleric nabbed over Advance Fee Fraud

By Raphael Ede Enugu Enugu State Police Command yesterday confi rmed the arrest of Bishop Ginika Obi of the City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry, Enugu, for advance fee fraud. A press statement by the Police spokesperson in the state, ...

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Anambara carnage: Umahi condoles with Obiano

By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu Abakaliki Chairman, South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, Chief David Umahi, has described yesterday’s attack on worshipers at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu as “a national tragedy.” Umahi, in a statement issued by his ...

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Man kills uncle, cousin in Delta

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Pandemonium broke out yesterday in OgwashiUku, Aniocha South local government area of Delta state as one Mr. Jerry Okocha killed his uncle and cousin with machete. The victims are Mike and Iwe Okocha; Mike is the ...

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Gunmen kill 73-yr-old pensioner in Ekiti

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti A 73-year-old pensioner, Mrs. Adetutu Ajayi, was on Tuesday hacked to death at her residence in Ado Ekiti by gunmen, which some residents suspected to be ritualists, popularly known as Yahoo boys. Mrs. Ajayi, daughter of ...

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IGP reads riot act to Compols

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has warned Commissioners of Police in various commands to conduct themselves professionally and handle criminal cases diligently. Th e IGP, who gave the warning recently while addressing DIG’s, AIG’s ...

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IGP declares war on kidnappers

Deploys 600 Special Forces, 90 patrol vehicles By Ezrel Tabiowo and Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Determined to check the activities of kidnappers in the country, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has deployed 600 Special Forces and 90 high-caliber ...

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Navy parades 7 fake officers in Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt Nigerian Navy has paraded seven fake naval personnel alleged to have been terrorising and swindling commercial boat operators in Rivers state. Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfi nder, Commodore Sam Bura, who paraded the suspects before journalists, yesterday ...

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2 jailed for impersonating AIG

By Tope Musowo Lagos Magistrate Odusanya Adepeju of the Ogba Area Magistrate Court, Lagos state, has convicted and sentenced two men: Mohammed Aliyu and Sadiku Alaraman, to six weeks imprisonment for impersonating the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge ...

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107 arrested in human trafficking probe

By Chizoba Ogbeche, with agencies European Union’s Law Enforcement Agency, Europol, yesterday said 107 people have been arrested as part of a Europe-wide investigation into human traffi cking and sexual exploitation. “In an operation led by Austrian police and involving ...

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