Protest: IGP fires warning shot at NLC, others 

August 2, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has warned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) that there was no room for violent protest in Nigeria, just as the police boss has ordered watertight security across the country and appealed for calm among citizens. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Tuesday in Abuja, said: “Acting IGP Read More

Police has no business with land matters, debt collection – Arase

April 7, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), IGP Solomon Arase (retd.), has warned officers against involvement in land matters and debt collection. Arase handed the warning when he received in audience the national leadership of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC), Thursday at the PSC headquarters in Abuja. PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, who disclosed this Read More

Court sends Portable to prison

April 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Nigerian singer, Portable, has been sent to the Ilaro correctional centre in Ogun state on Monday, April 3, 2023. He was earlier granted bail same day by a Magistrate sitting in Ifo town, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state. His inability to meet the bail conditions immediately led him to be remanded at the prison. Portable was charged Read More

Police arrest Portable after 72-hour-ultimatum

March 31, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ogun State Police Command, Friday, arrested Nigerian Singer, Habeeb Okikiola, also known as Portable, for refusing to honour the police invitation even after being given a 72-hour-ultimatum. Two videos had surfaced on the internet on Tuesday showing the musician insulting some policemen who went to arrest him following a petition against him. The Nigeria Police Force had condemned the Read More

CSO coalition honours IGP Baba, lauds NPF improvement in human rights, discipline

March 31, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Good Governance, Thursday, honoured the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, with an award of Grand Defender of Democracy in recognition of his sterling leadership; improvement in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), particularly with regards to human rights compliance and discipline, under his leadedship. The coalition, comprising leaders of 37 pro-democracy and civil Read More