IGP Orders Investigation into the Death of NSCDC Officer

The Inspector General of police, AG. IGP M.A Adamu condoles the family of late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of Nigeria security and Civil Defence corps ( NSCDC).Recall that late Ogar Jumbo was beaten to death on Wednesday in Abuja in the presence of his wife and children by non conventional police officers (traffic warden), who was accused of violating traffic regulations. IGP Adamu  has ordered a comprehensive and speedy investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and…

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Enugu police command nabs notorious kidnappers

Juliet EzehThe Enugu state police command has arrested 3 notorious suspected kidnappers who has been terrorizing residents of Umueze Awkunanaw axis of Abgani LGA of Nkanu west in Enugu state.The state police public relation officer (PPRO) Ebere Amarizu stated this today at the command.According Ebere ” suspects were arrested  when their hideout at Umueze Agbani was raided by the operatives based on intelligence information.” During this operation, we were able to rescue Chime Edeh who was kidnapped by this suspects on the 16th March 2019″.During interrogation suspects confessed to the…

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Thugs, 52 kidnappers in Police net in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi State command of the Nigeria police has paraded 52 suspected kidnapers, armed robbers and political thugs arrested from their various hideout across the state during the state House of Assembly elections.. The commissioner of police Hakeem Busari stated that in line with the implementation of the IGP Mohammed Adamu ‘s implementation  for the general elections adopted systematic security measures through intensive raids of criminal hideouts , black spots and flash points which led to the arrest ot these 52 criminals Parading the suspects before the Journalists…

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Enugu police command arrests notorious ATM theft

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The Enugu police command  has arrested one Mr. Emmanuel Uchenna, a 32years old man from Nnenwe in Enugu state. The Operatives of independence Layout Division of the Nigeria Police Force Enugu state Command on 7/3/19 through intelligence information nabbed an Armed Robbery suspect identified as Uchenna Emmanuel at new generation Bank Automate Teller Machine Point Located at the Presidential Road axis of  the state. The command PRO SP Ebere Amarizu confirmed the incidents today he said, “It was gathered that suspect together with his gang members  had allegedly invaded…

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INEC Office In Akwa Ibom Burnt Hours Before Governorship And Assembly Election

With just hours to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been razed by fire. It is not yet known how the fire started, but it is said to have been started by persons suspected to be hoodlums. Elections materials were destroyed in the incident. At the time of this report, it was not yet clear if the destruction of election materials would affect elections in the state, leading…

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Corruption responsible for Nigeria’s backwardness -CHRCR

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Corruption and lack of transparency in doing business have been identified as the militating factors for slow pace of development in Nigeria In a one day stakeholders meeting organised by the Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution ( CHRCR) in collaboration with Shehu Musa Ya’adua with support from Mac Arthur foundation held in lokoja Wednesday noted that uncheck corruption has affected public faith in the management of the nation’s businesses. The Executive Director Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCH) Comrade Idris Miliki Abdul stated…

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Two Killed As Thugs Burn INEC Buses In Akwa Ibom

Two persons have been killed in Akwa Ibom state after an attack on buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government area, the buses were accompanied by NYSC corp members who will serve as polling officers in their various locations. The election have been rescheduled due to some logistics reasons being cited by the INEC Chair, we seem to be getting some heartbreaking news on the hour. According to reports, it was reported that two buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government in Akwa Ibom state got…

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New Commissioners Of Police Deployed Across Nigeria (Full List)

The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced the redeployment of Commissioners of Police across Nigeria ahead of the country’s 2019 elections. This development coming 9 days to the 2019 general elections saw the replacement of several police commissioners.  Mu’azu Zubairu officially takes over from Imohimi Edgal as the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, while Kayode Egbetokun, who until this redeployment was acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has been appointed the Commissioner of Police in Kwara state. Egbetokun served as chief security officer to APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, before he became the…

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NDLEA defies charm, nabs man with 77 wraps of Cocaine in Kano, seizes 360.6 kilograms of Cannabis in Yobe

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a suspected drug trafficker in the bid to smuggle out 77 wraps of Cocaine, weighing one (1) kilogram. Adam Abubakar Muhammed, aged 50 had ingested 77 wraps of Cocaine but was nabbed during the outward screening of passengers of Tarco Airline to Khartoum, Sudan. According to Ambrose Umoru, NDLEA Commander of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, the suspect who hails from Maiduguri, Borno State, basking in the validity of his “charms” had boasted to persons close to him that no amount…

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EFCC arraigns Ja’iz Bank staff for N33m fraud. two others for N44m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on January 9, 2019 arraigned one Alfa Ibrahim, a staff of Ja’iz Bank Plc. before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, on a one-count charge, bordering on dishonesty, to the tune of over N33, 000, 000 million (Thirty Three Million Naira) only belonging to Ja’iz Bank Plc. According to the EFCC, Ibrahim, a branch Automated Teller Machine, ATM custodian, was alleged by the Bank, to have converted to his personal use, N33, 810,000 meant to be “loaded”…

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EFCC Raises Alarm over Scam Mail

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters who disguise as officers of the Commission and send scam mail to individuals, purporting such to be from the EFCC, with the aim of extorting money from them. The Commission has uncovered a number of email addresses, telephone numbers and websites used by unscrupulous persons to perpetrate such fraudulent activities, and is acting on them. In some instances, they send fraudulent emails, letters and make telephone calls to unsuspecting members of the…

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We’re Determined to Secure More Convictions in 2019 – Magu

…secures Three Convictions Already Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the Commission is committed to intensifying its efforts in order to ensure that it secures more convictions in 2019. “With 312 convictions in 2018, we are strategizing to redouble our effort in 2019, as part of our concerted efforts aimed at ensuring that the negative narrative of pervasive corruption in the system is changed for the better, and the perception that some persons are above the law, remains altered,” he said. Magu who…

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Disregard the handiwork of photoshoppers ,Lagos CP warns

The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State has been drawn to the picture of a police officer bearing a banner on which was written “IS NOT OUR DUTY TO FIGHT BOKOHARAM, WE ARE NOT TRAINED TO” being circulated on the social media by mischief makers to discredit the Force. To put issue in proper perspective, the Command hereby clarifies that the picture is that of CSP(as he then was) Yusuf Ajape, former DPO, Ago Okota Police station, taken on November 4, 2017, during the launch of “Change Begins…

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NDLEA bursts cannabis warehouse, seizes 10, 210 bags

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has burst a make shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State. This led to the recovery of 10, 210 bags of cannabis sativa weighing 132.730 tons. The warehouse was located in Uteh, a remote community in Ondo State.     The warehouse which belongs to a man simply referred to as Peter, was located in a very thick forest where all the cannabis harvests within the forest are stored for distribution to the illicit drug markets. Peter who is currently at…

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Lagos 2019: Parties, Candidates sign peace pact as police promise adequate security

As part of the measures to set the tone for the 2019 elections in Lagos state, the Commissioner of Police in the state Mr. Edgal Imohimi, has promised to provide adequate security for all candidates and political parties and their candidates before, during and after the elections. The CP who disclosed this at the Stakeholders meeting at the Officers Mess, Ikeja on Wednesday warned all political parties to desist from thuggery, do-or die politics and other conducts capable of causing a breach of peace in the state. He lamented that…

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Group seeks an end for all discriminatory policies against female police officers

  CLEEN Foundation is seeking for the abolishing of all discriminatory policies and practices affecting female police officers including unmarried, married and pregnant ones and other extant rules affecting the Police as an equal opportunity employer. This was contained in Memoranda and Position on the Police Bill for an Act demanding repealing of the Police Act CAP P19 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and enacts the Nigeria Police Act 2018. The group presented her position at the Public Hearing by the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, December 5,…

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Xquitzit launches ‘Open and Naked’ programme against domestic violence

A radio and television programme named ‘Open and Naked’, a programme on domestic violence and other forms of violence against humanity has been launched in Lagos State, to stop domestic violence in the country. The programme, initiated by Mary-Jane Chinew Ejiofor, is coming on the heels of rampant cases of domestic violence against children, women and men. Ejiofor, while explaining the ‘Open and Naked’ concept, stated that the programme is a platform whereby the abused members of the society, irrespective of their gender could come and air their experiences concerning…

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U.S. advocates concerted action to end violence against women, girls

U.S. Consul General John Bray on Monday urged Nigerians to take a firm stand against impunity, stigma and the culture of silence which fuel violence against women and girls in the country. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the rights group Women Arise and the United Nations Information Center, to mark the commencement of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Consul-General Bray noted that curbing escalating violence against women and girls would require candid testimony by survivors and open discussion of the societal factors that perpetuate gender-based violence.…

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EFCC boss, Magu meets with NCA over PEPs

  Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Thursday, 22 November, 2018 met with the National Crime Agency, NCA, in the United Kingdom to discuss the efforts of the Commission in the recovering of all ill-gotten assets domiciled in foreign jurisdiction by Nigerian’s Politically Exposed Persons, PEPs. Outside the recovery of assets, the EFCC Boss in the course of the high power meeting with officials of the NCA will also present the Commission’s position on ways to fast-track the extradition of all PEPs who…

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