An FCT High Court on Monday ordered First Bank Plc to pay N160,000 from the Nigeria Police account to a businessman, Tijani Olabode, as compensation for unlawful detention.
The Disgraceful Conduct Of Lagos PPRO Ngozi Braide – An Open Letter to IGP MD Abubakar – Saharareporters
Gentlemen of press, it is with a deep sense of loss that we the members of the Frank Moses family of OKIKI and Okoroba address you today on the brutal murder of our beloved son.
Over the years, integrity of the Nigeria Police Force have consistently dwindled. Of all the security agents in the country, the police is regarded as the least in terms of honor. The force have perpetually attracted harsh comments for the conduct of it’s officers from the public. A critical review of public opinion on the veracity of the police shows that an average Nigerian have lost hope in the force.
Our reader, Bright Osas from Iganmu, Apapa, Lagos, sent us a message decrying the situation in his community. According to him, a police officer with Orile Iganmu Police Station, identified as ‘Alabi,’ has, along with his team, turned local girls into ‘sex machines’.
Preliminary statement on the conduct of Security officials during the Anambra state gubernatorial election held on Saturday, 16 November 2013
We wish to comment that this is a retrogressive development in the fight to strengthen the image of the force.
This gloomy revelation leaves Nigerians in serious doubt of their safety despite constant assurance by authorities that the country is safe. How safe is a country in the hands of “high” police officers?
Nigeria Police Watch wish to urge Anabrarians to adhere strictly to instructions, especially those emanating from security agencies in the course of Saturday’s elections.
–Olawale Omoloye is a former branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association.
The immediate past chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Oyo Branch, Olawale Omoloye, has written to the Inspector General of Police, IG, Mohammed Abubakar, over alleged threat to his life by some police officers attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Oyo Town.
The Altus Global Alliance and its member organization in Nigeria, CLEEN Foundation announces the commencement of the Altus’ Annual Police Station Visitors’ Week (PSVW) 2013.
A Nigerian daily, Punch, said the officer was carrying 29 rounds of live ammunition when he demanded access to a force motorbike at the station in the south-western city of Ibadan. When the vehicle inspection officer refused, the disgruntled cop allegedly fired into the air while his two accomplices grabbed the bike. He was eventually overpowered and detained by other police officers.
The area’s police PR chief is quoted describing the officer’s actions as “unacceptable”.
The Senate has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, to prosecute Cpl. Anthony Onoja, for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Mararaba, Nasarawa State.
I wish to use this medium to appeal to the Nigeria police force to come to the aid of Mmaku community in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu state.
Some officers of the Nigeria police force from State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Enugu came to arrest a catholic priest, Fr. James Ani at his residence in Mmaku Catholic church and were mistaken for kidnappers. Consequently, they were attacked by the parish youth.
A police officer, Sergeant Oludare Ariyo, attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Special Protection Unit, Base 7 Command, allegedly shot a building engineer over an argument that erupted at a viewing centre during the match between Nigeria and Mexico on Saturday
The incident occurred in Kpadna community of the FCT..
Victoria James experienced the turture and murder of a young man in Lagos. Here’s her side of the story.
It was another hot day in Lagos sate. The 17th of October 2013, just a few days after the Independence day celebration. Those of us with no meaningful thing to do as a result of the ongoing ASUU strike sat in our houses, too scared to venture into the sweltering sun. The rest of us however had to venture out, continuing the daily hustle, or just visiting friends.