Nigeria Police Force

Kwara Police Designates Thuggery As Act Of Terrorism

Kwara Police Designates Thuggery As Act Of Terrorism
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The Kwara state Police Command has designated political thuggery as an act of terrorism. The new commissioner of Police in the state, Salihu Garba disclosed this in Ilorin yesterday during his maiden press conference. He warned against defacing or outright destruction of political bill boards, saying that the command has zero tolerance for act of […]

2015 Polls: Nigeria Needs 500,000 Policemen, says IGP Abba

2015 Polls: Nigeria Needs 500,000 Policemen, says IGP Abba
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The acting inspector-general of police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has said that the federal government has approved the recruitment of 10,000 police personnel across the nation. IGP Abba, who made this disclosure yesterday during his visit to the LEADERSHIP Group headquarters, however, said he wished the figure could be increased to 500,000, stressing that the present […]

Protest in Bayelsa as policeman molests pregnant woman

Protest in Bayelsa as policeman molests pregnant woman
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Commercial tricycle operators in Bayelsa State, popularly known as Keke Napep, yesterday protested against the alleged excessive use of force and extortion by policemen on the roads following the hitting of a pregnant woman by a policeman along Azikoro Road, Ekeki in Yenagoa. The policeman, said to be an Inspector, was said to have hit  […]

Again, Rivers Govt, Police ‘Clash’ over Ban on Politics

Again, Rivers Govt, Police ‘Clash’ over Ban on Politics
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By Ernest Chinwo The Rivers State Government and the state police command are on the warpath again over the insistence by the police that the ban on politics is still in force. The differences between the duo came to the fore as Governor Chibuike Amaechi commenced a tour of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area on what […]

Jonathan appoints new Inspector General of Police

Jonathan appoints new Inspector General of Police
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President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of AIG Suleiman Abba as the new Inspector‑General of Police. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said AIG Abba, currently the Assistant Inspector‑General of Police in charge of Zone 7, comprising Abuja, Kaduna and Niger states, replaces the incumbent […]

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