Report: Rape of a female detainee by DPO – NOPRIN

April 16, 2014

The Commissioner of Police
Lagos State Police Command

Dear sir,

Network on Police Reform in Nigeria NOPRIN is shocked at the information it received today from 31 year-old Miss IDOWU AKINWUNMI that SP ADEKUNLE AWE, DPO, ONIKAN POLICE DIVISION raped her in his office on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Police officer arrested for allegedly defiling 4-year-old – Premium Times

The police officer has been accused of rape in the past.

A police officer, Damudu Bzigu, on Tuesday in Plateau State allegedly raping a four-year-old girl.

Mr. Bzigu, attached to the Special Task Force on Jos crisis, STF, sector seven headquarters, serving in Barkinladi, committed the crime in his apartment, the victim told her parents.

Two Nigerian police Mopol extorting motorists at Obanikoro expressway, Lagos

mopThere is a too-bad-to-ignore police activity going on along Obanikoro expressway in Lagos. Two men always on mobile police pants, black polo and T-shirt are extorting money from private car owners on a daily basis; they start their operations as early as 6:30am. They major in extorting money from only private motorists. 

police-brutality-pic2A Linda Ikeji Blog reader says he and five of his friends were wrongfully detained by officers of the Nigeria Police Force simply for discussing and analysing Nigeria’s political situation at their neighbourhood bar. Sounds strange to me but read his story below and share your opinion in the comment section…

Cases of police harrassment, extortion and killing of commercial motorcyclists over refusal to offer bribe still rampant across the country.

noprin logoNetwork on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) is constrained to bring to the attention of the Inspector General of Police and the National Human Rights Commission the increasing number of reports and complaints it has received across the country concerning the harassment, extortion and killing of commercial motorcycle operators  over refusal to offer bribe.

Nigerian Police arrests officer caught on camera demanding bribe – PREMIUM TIMES


The Nigerian Police Force on Monday said it has arrested an officer who was caught on camera demanding bribe from three men in Lagos.

The officer identified as Aniyem Chiyem, a Corporal with service number: F/No. 374171, was attached to Isheri Division, Lagos State Police Command.

Crime alert! Annual ritual killings in Bori community to commence soon

A concerned citizen of Bori in Khana Local Government Area,Rivers State has alerted Nigeria Police Watch on a deadly practice that is set to take place any moment from now in his community – an annual ritual killing  masterminded by some elders of the community. According to him, this practice have thrived for more than half a decade without any intervention from security agents.

Nigeria Police Watch engaged him in a chat that reveals detailed information about the practice and people involved in it. In the chat ( as presented bellow) Nigeria Police Watch is represented as “NPW”.

How Nigeria Police is jeopardising case of pregnant woman assaulted by Lebanese boss – PREMIUM TIMES



There are clear indications that police officers are working to undermine investigation into the case of Alexandra Ossai, the woman who was allegedly kicked in the stomach by her Lebanese manager, Kaveh Noine, causing her to lose her seven months old pregnancy.

Nigeria police deny Eket killings

Policemen-at-the-Independent-National-Electoral-Commission-Office-in-Awka-Anambra-State...-on-Friday-360x228Nigeria Police Force in Akwa-Ibom state have denied allegations it extra-judicially killed four young men in Iket, on Christmas eve, during the Okon Day annual festival.

The State Police Public Relation Officer, DSP. Etim Dickson, in a phone interview with Nigeria Police Watch denied that the victims were killed by the police. He argued that police only stepped into a fracas to retrieve two bodies after a bloody clash by local youth groups.

How Police Aid Criminals In Lagos —Vigilante Boss

Commander of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, Lagos chapter, Olusola Olawale, last night explained to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, western Nigeria, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and other members of the House how the police often frustrate his men in the fight to rid the state of armed robbery and other criminal activities.