Articles Posted in the " police " Category

  • Lagos Police nab 47 robbery suspects, 34 cultists

    The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, says 47 suspected armed robbers and 34 cultists were arrested in the state from January 2 to February 19. Parading 25 suspects before newsmen on Friday in Lagos, the police commissioner said the arrested robbery suspects include six Nigerien nationals. Owoseni said the Nigeriens were arrested […] Post from PM News





  • Police seize 33 bags of marijuana, 34 bags of other hard drugs

    Femi Adi/Kaduna The Kaduna State Police Command has intercepted 33 bags of Indian hemp and 34 baskets of hard drugs from various suspects within Kaduna town in northwest Nigeria. The state Commissioner of Police, Umar Shehu, who displayed the drugs before newsmen, said the police arrested over 150 suspects who are now being prosecuted in […] Post from PM News


  • Osun security council commends police, others for foiling robbery attack

    The Osun State Security Council has on Monday commended the police and other security agencies that foiled the bank robbery attack in Ikirun last Friday. Addressing journalists after the state security council meeting, Osun Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kola Sodipo, held that security agencies in the state need to be lauded for their gallantry, utmost […] Post from PM News


  • Kogi governor orders 37 Perm Secs to proceed on indefinite leave

    Kogi governor orders 37 Perm Secs to proceed on indefinite leave

    Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state on Monday directed the 37 permanent secretaries in the state civil service to proceed on an indefinite leave from Tuesday. The directive, contained a statement issued in Lokoja, stated that all directors of Finance and Administrations also should proceed on compulsory leave. The statement, signed by Mr Kingsley Fanwo, […] Post from PM News


  • James Ibori: UK MPs probe police corruption during trial

    Embattled Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will be grilled by MPs next week over bombshell claims that Scotland Yard and the Crown Prosecution Service were involved in a ‘deliberate cover-up’ of damning evidence of police corruption in the trial and conviction of James Ibori, former governor of Delta state. A court was told that […] Post from PM News


  • Bauchi Police arrest three kidnappers

    The Bauchi Police Command said on Sunday that it arrested four suspected kidnappers who abducted two teenagers in Bauchi metropolis. A statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Haruna Mohammed, named the suspects as; Abubakar Mohammed, 27, from Jos, Plateau; Sanusi Inuwa, 40, Wuntin Gobirawa village, Bauchi and Danlami Abdullahi, 45, also of Wuntin Gobirawa. Mohammed […] Post from PM News


  • Terror: FG, global agencies complete assessment mission in Northeast

    The Federal Government, the World Bank, European Union, and the United Nations have concluded a two-week recovery and assessment mission in the Northeastern States ravaged by insurgency as part of its on-going Recovery and Peace Building Assessment (RPBA) programme. Led by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Dr. Mariam […] Post from PM News