Tag Archives: Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria’s Catherine Ugorji Selected For UN Woman Police Officer Of The Year Award

Catherine Ugorji, a Nigerian Chief Superintendent police officer, has been selected as one of the two runners-up for the prestigious United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020. In a press statement released by the National Information Officer of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Nigeria Oluseyi Soremekun, the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations,…

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Update: Osun Police Dismisses Officers Caught On Camera Flogging Lady

Weeks after two Police officers were caught on camera flogging a woman in Iwo, the Osun state police command have confirmed their dismissal from the service of the Nigerian Police Force. The erring police officers are Inspector Ikuesan Taiwo with AP NO 251724 and PC Abass Ibrahim with Force No. 509634. The victim, Tola Azeez, stepped out of her…

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Police Re-Arrest Notorious Taraba Kidnapper Hamisu Wadume After He Was Initially Freed By Soldiers

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested Hamisu Wadume, a high-profile kidnap kingpin in Taraba State. Wadume was sighted within the premises of the Force Headquarters, Abuja, today, according to a report by Premium Times. Wadume was being transported to Abuja on August 6 after his initial arrest by police officers on a covert operation before being…

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Police Apprehends Quack Who Operates Illegal Hospital, Blames Joblessness

Police operatives of Zone 11 of the Nigeria Police Force, Osogbo, Osun State, have arrested a 30-year-old quack, Rafiu Naheem, for allegedly operating an illegal clinic in Inisa, a town in the Odo Otin Local Government Area of the state. A statement by Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, stated that the suspect,…

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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Police Stop Protesters From Taking Over

The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly stopped intending protesters from congregating at the toll gates in Lekki, Lagos. Residents of Lagos State had on Thursday announced plans to stage a protest over the increase of toll fares by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). The protest, termed #OccupyLekkiTollGate, was to begin 7 AM on Friday, and last…

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Making Phone Calls At Petrol Stations A Criminal Offense – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has termed it a criminal offense to make phone calls at filling stations, Punch reports. This was made public by the force’s Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, who said anyone violating the rules could be arrested. According to Punch, Moshood described petrol stations as public spaces where, because of the inflammable petroleum products found…

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#EndSARS: Senate Investigating SARS

The Senate on Tuesday mandated its Ad Hoc Committee on Security to investigate allegations of human rights abuses against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on the Nigeria Police Force. The move was sequel to a point-of-order raised by Isa Misau (APC-Bauchi) during the plenary. Misau said that under the Police Act and Regulation, the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence…

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Senate Demands Apology from Police Over ‘Wrongful’ Raid of Lawmaker’s Home

  The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly returned all the documents and monies recovered from Senator Danjuma Goje, the Senate said. The items were taken from Goje’s Abuja home last week in a raid by police operatives that lasted for hours. The police were said to have returned Goje’s belongings on Thursday, April 27, after the…

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ACP Lanre Ogunlowo, Tosyn Bucknor, Chude Jideonwo Gather for Korede Bello’s #PoliceAndTheMedia Conference

Korede Bello Moderating the forum Mavin signed artist and Nigeria Police Force youth ambassador Korede Bello recently hosted a conference themed ‘Police and the Media’ on, December 14, 2016 at the Nigeria Institute of Journalism situated at Ijaiye Road, Ikeja, Lagos. The conference was aimed at bridging the gap between the Nigerian Police Force and…

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