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  1. Nigerians Outraged as Police Write Immigration to Deny Chioma Okoli Exit: Arrest Order Sparks Backlash

    Nigeria Nigerians Outraged as Police Write Immigration to Deny Chioma Okoli Exit: Arrest Order Sparks Backlash

    The controversy surrounding Chioma Okoli's Facebook review of an Erisco Foods Limited product has escalated, with the Nigerian Police Force and the company jointly prosecuting her. Following orders from the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, Okoli has been placed on a watchlist by...
  2. Kano Bans Cross-Dressing Films: Some Nigerians Praise the Move, Others Call for Focus on Hunger and Governance

    Nigeria Kano Bans Cross-Dressing Films: Some Nigerians Praise the Move, Others Call for Focus on Hunger and Governance

    The Kano State Government has instituted a ban on all movies and cinematic productions promoting thuggery and cross-dressing within the state. The announcement conveyed through a press statement from the State’s Censorship Board, comes in response to mounting complaints from residents concerning...
  3. Nigerians Doubt IGP's Ban on POS in Police Stations Will Curb Bribery

    Nigeria Nigerians Doubt IGP's Ban on POS in Police Stations Will Curb Bribery

    In a significant move to address concerns over alleged illicit transactions, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has implemented a nationwide ban on the use of Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal machines and other mobile money transaction devices within police stations and...
  4. Nigerians Stunned as Labour Party Leader Julius Abure is Detained on Attempted Murder Charges

    Nigeria Nigerians Stunned as Labour Party Leader Julius Abure is Detained on Attempted Murder Charges

    The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the arrest of Julius Abure, the National Chairman of the Labour Party, along with four others, on charges of attempted murder, illegal possession of firearms, and related offenses. The arrest occurred in Benin City, Edo State, following a petition filed...
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    Metro What Is The Salary Of The Nigerian Police Force?

    The federal Government approved the increase of the salaries of the nigerian police force. How much is their salaries now?
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    Politics 80% of Nigerian policemen provide personal security for prominent Nigerians – AIG – TODAY.NG

    The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, Rasheed Akintunde, says only 20 per cent of policemen are engaged in protecting lives and ensuring peace in the country. Read more via TODAY.NG – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro How Kidnap Kingpin, ‘Dracula’ Died in Police Custody – Thisdaylive

    Ransom kidnap kingpin, Anthony Ogbalor (aka Dracula), died in the custody of the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday night owing to alleged severe torture by the anti-crime officials, security sources revealed in Asaba thursday. According to the sources at the police command headquarters...
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    Metro Police Service Commission Withdraws Lagos, Kogi CPs Promotions

    Confusion mounts as the Police Service Commission (PSC), reversed the acting Commissioners of Police in Lagos and Kogi state to their old ranks. New Telegraph quoted a letter dated October 8, 2017, and titled: Withdrawal of Acting Appointment: AP:25095 Mohimi D. Edgal And AP. 36665 Aji Ali...
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    Metro Borno Multiple Attacks: Police Confirms 16 Killed, 82 Injured

    Nigerian Police Force has confirmed that sixteen (16) people were killed while eighty-two (82) were injured in multiple suicide attacks at Mini Motor park/market at Konduga town. The Borno state Commissioner of Police, Mr.Damian Chukwu made the confirmation via electronic messages sent to...
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    Metro Chelsea Fan Caught Stealing Armored Cable in Ilorin [See PHOTOS]

    A facebook user, Abdul Momoh Sportpro, shared photos of a suspected Chelsea fan caught stealing cable in Ilorin, Kwara state capital last Friday. According to Sportpto, the unidentified man was caught while Chelsea fan all over the world were busy celebrating EPL trophy. Men of the Nigerian...
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    Metro Police Officers Storm Wedding, Arrest Groom, Pack Cakes

    Some men of the Nigeria Police Force last weekend bumped into a wedding celebration, and rounded up the groom. The incident, according to DailyPost, reportedly happened in Amuloko area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The arrested groom, popularly called in the area as ‘Togo’, was suspected to be a member...
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    Entertainment Basketmouth - I'm Done Telling Negative Jokes About The Nigerian Police Force

    Popular Comedian Basketmouth has promised never to make negative jokes about the Nigerian Police Force again. Basketmouth made the promise on Friday while picking up his mobile phone which was stolen during the robbery incident at his home last year. “I want to thank the Nigeria Police...
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    Metro Nigerian Police Promotes, Commends Officers Who Killed Notorious Kidnapper, Vampire

    Nigerian Police force has approved the promotion and commendation of officers and men of the Force who were part of the team that killed notorious kidnapper, Henry Chubueze, popularly known as Vampire. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris made the recommendation. For those who were...
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    Metro ''How Police Treated Me'' - Peace Corps Commandant, Dickson Akoh Recounts Ordeal

    The Commandant of Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, that was released thursday evening by the Nigerian Police Force has recounted his ordeal. Akoh was arrested by the police early in the week, to the dismay and chagrin of the majority of Nigerians. Police say it arrested him, saying he has been...
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    Politics Osinbajo Orders Police IG, Idris To Halt Southern Kaduna Killings

    Days after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to Aso Rock over the violence in Southern Kaduna area, a total deployment of 15, 285 policemen are now being put in place by the Nigeria Police Force. According to reports, Osinbajo met with...
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    Metro IGP Idris Appoints Jimoh Moshood As New Police PRO

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed CSP Jimoh Olohundare Moshood as the substantive Force Public Relations Officer, taking over from Ag. CP. Don N. Awunah who has since been posted as Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command. CSP Jimoh Moshood hails from Ilorin...
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    Metro Nigerian Police Injure, Detain Children of Dead Teachers In Akwa Ibom

    The police in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, yesterday detained three children of dead primary school teachers who protested non-payment of gratuities and pensions of their parents by the state government. Ten others were injured as policemen at the Government House gate used force to break...
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    Metro Why I Kidnapped My Boss After 7 Years Of Working With Him – Suspect Confesses

    Aged 27, Kelvin Ogie has told the Lagos Police that he planned the abduction of his former employer for laying him off unceremoniously. According to report, Ogie had worked with the victim, Mr. Adeola Asumo, for about seven years before he was sacked for fighting with his co-worker in the...
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    Politics How Nigerian Senate Cut Down President’s Control Of Nigeria Police Force

    Nigerian Senate is set to amend the the 1999 Constitution to decentralise the police force by whittling down the powers of the President over commissioners of police by giving state governors the power of the ‘last command.’ This development is contained in a bill sponsored by Solomon...
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    Politics Why We Withdrew Governor Wike's CSO – Nigeria Police Explains

    Following the withdrawal of Governor Wike's Chief Security Officer ahead of Saturday's re-run polls in Rivers state, the Nigeria Police Force has said that it redeployed the governor's CSO, DSP Promise Nwosu, for taking part in a political rally organised by the All Progressives Congress...