Tag Archives: Police

 Police Arrest 3 PVC Buyers In Kano

The Kano Police Command has arrested three persons for allegedly buying permanent voter cards(PVCs), ahead of the supplementary governorship elections on 23 March. DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Kano on Wednesday. Haruna said on March 12 at about 8 p.m, based on information…

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Police Apprehends Suspect Linked With The Murder Of Ibadan Lawmaker, Temitope ‘Sugar’

The Oyo state Police command on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspect, who was helping policemen track down the killers of a lawmaker in the state, Temitope Olatoye (Sugar) The state Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, told Punch on Tuesday that a team of police investigators, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police…

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INEC Asks Police and Other Security Operatives To Give Journalists Free Access During Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has called on the Police and other security agencies not to stand in the way of accredited journalists deployed to cover the general elections. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC Federal Commissioner in charge of Anambra, Enugu and Benue states made the call at a Sensitisation Forum for the Media in Awka…

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We Cant Investigate Cases Of Pant Theft For Rituals – Police Spokesman, Frank Mba

The Nigeria Police Force says it cannot investigate the stealing of pants for spiritual reasons because there is no evidence. The Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba, said this during a live television programme on NTA, ‘Good Morning Nigeria’, on Friday. Mba was responding to questions on ritual practices and ‘get rich quick’ schemes. He…

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Police Apprehends 32-Year-Old Man Who Infected Teenage Boy With HIV

A 32-year-old man, Prince Chinecherem, who allegedly defiled a 16-year-old boy, has infected him with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The suspect was arrested on Wednesday by policemen attached to Ejigbo Police Divisional Headquarters, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, after neighbours informed them of their suspicion about the suspect and…

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Court Demands Explanation From Police, As Regards Continued Detention Of Dino Melaye

An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Senator Dino Melaye who has been in police custody since January 4th.  Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court that his client has been in police…

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We Are Not Aware Of The Invasion Of Dino Melaye’s Residence – Police

The Nigeria police force have denied invading the residence of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west. Both Jimoh Moshood, the force spokesman, and Manzah Anjuguri, FCT police spokesman, told TheCable they were not aware of the police invasion. Policemen numbering 30 invaded the Abuja residence of Melaye on Friday. The incident happened three days after…

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We Needed The Money To Celebrate Christmas – Lagos Bank Robbery Tells Police

Policemen attached to Ilasamaja division have arrested two suspected members of a robbery syndicate that specialize in attacking customers who had gone to withdraw money from banks at Sadiku/ Ilasamaja, along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos. Following several complaints of attacks, the Lagos State Police Command boss, Edgal Imohimi, directed a 24 hours surveillance around the…

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