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Bullion van crashes in Lagos
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Bullion van crashes in Lagos

A bullion van has skidded off the Lekki-Epe expressway on Thursday. DAILY POST reports that the crash occurred at about 1:30pm near the entrance of Ikate Elegushi. The officers and driver did not sustain injuries. They were all safe and seen near the armored vehicle assessing the extent of damage. It is unclear if the van was carrying money as the officers were silent on any information. It was gathered that the operatives were expecting a towing van as at press time.
Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel
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Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel

A police officer in Delta state allegedly killed a yet-to-be-identified young man celebrating his 29th birthday with his friends and relatives in Obinomba community, Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state on Friday, September 24. According to reports, a team of police officers attached to Obiaruku divisional headquarters had stormed the venue apparently in search of fleeing cultists who earlier murdered a youth in Obiaruku. On sighting the security agents, the celebrant stepped out to explain to them that it was his party and that those with him were his wellwishers. “It was like the police came to raid the bar where he was having his birthday. The boy came out to tell the police that he was having his birthday, that they were not fighting, and that the people were there to cel...
Ekiti: Road accidents claimed 41 lives in 9 months
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Ekiti: Road accidents claimed 41 lives in 9 months

Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) R8HK Headquarters, Ilorin, Kwara, Hygenius Omeje says the corps recorded 41 deaths from road crashes, from January to September in Ekiti State. Omeje made the disclosure on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti, during the official inauguration of the “Ember Months” Campaign on Safety. The zonal commanding officer said the corps recorded 102 Road Traffic Crash (RTC), 27- fatal, 60 -serious 15 – minor, number of people involved – 633 and number injured – 292. Omeje, who described as worrisome the negative attitude of Nigerian road users to observing safety, called for attitudinal change to achieve enjoyable motoring on the roads. He said: “the next time you are behind the wheels, be safety conscious. Always have the right attitude, d...
Nasarawa police parades alleged fake military officer, 60 suspected criminalsxz
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Nasarawa police parades alleged fake military officer, 60 suspected criminalsxz

The Nasarawa Police Command has arrested one Timothy Emmanuel, an alleged fake military officer for intimidating and oppressing residents of Karu and Lafia local government areas of the state. Parading the alleged fake military Officer and 60 other suspected criminals in Lafia on Friday, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, explained that the suspects were arrested for various crimes in the state. The alleged fake military officer, according to the Commissioner of Police was arrested along B.A.D Road in Lafia while trying to escape in a black Toyota Corolla vehicle with Abuja number plate BWA 973 CD suspected to have been stolen. He explained, “One Timothy Emmanuel of Bakin Chiyawa village, Quanpan LGA of Plateau State, a fake military officer who has been on our watch l...
Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers
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Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arraigned Lekan Sebanjo before a Karu Grade 1 Area Court on Friday for allegedly insulting officers on duty. The defendant was accused of obstructing public servants in the discharge of their functions. The 28-year-old, who resides at Jikwoyi on the outskirts of Abuja, denied the allegation. The prosecutor, Ayotunde Adeyanju, told the court that Sebanjo committed the offence on August 15. Adeyanju recalled that policemen led by ASP Bukar Mohammed intercepted an offender and his vehicle. “From nowhere, Sebanjo came out to rain insults on the police operatives thereby obstructing them from discharging their functions,’’ he said. Adeyanju added that the offence contravened provisions of the Penal Code. The ju...
Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate
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Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate

Daily Post reports that the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has reacted to the alleged murder of one Kubiat Isaac, a fresh graduate of the University of Uyo, by its personnel. Late Isaac, who was awaiting his NYSC call up letter by November, was said to have been arrested at Eni stores by the police around 7pm on Wednesday over suspected activities of cultism and armed robbery. He was also said to have been tortured to death by the said officers the same night. But the Commissioner of Police, CP Andrew Amiengheme in a press statement on Saturday, ordered full scale investigation and the arrest of the Assistant Superintendent of Police who carried out the arrest. The Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Odiko Macdon, who signed the statement said the commissioner has ord...
Congress should not be battleground – Osun APC adopts consensus
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Congress should not be battleground – Osun APC adopts consensus

Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have adopted consensus for the local government party congress in the state. Recall that the APC, according to the timetable released, will have its local government congress across the nation on Saturday. According to the governor, Congress is to pick officers of the party which should not be a battleground. He assured the party members of adequate security in the state during the congress and urged them to shun violence. “As all the speakers have said, we have adopted consensus in our party for the local government Congress. Congress is to pick officers of the party for wards, local, state and national. It should nor be a battleground. We are the most peaceful state and I didn...
Lady accused of being an IPOB Informant granted Bail by court
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Lady accused of being an IPOB Informant granted Bail by court

Gloria Okolie, the lady who is being accused of acting as an informant for members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was on Friday August 27, granted bail by an Abuja high court. The 22-year-old was arrested in Imo state by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on June 17 for allegedly being friends with a suspected member of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), before being transferred to Abuja. After her arrest and continous detention led to an outcry, the police released a statement saying she was arrested for allegedly being a member of IPOB and for working with one Benjamin Uzoma Emojiri to attack officers and stations in Imo. The statement read;   “Police Investigations revealed that Gloria O...
Nigerian Army denies reports its officers manning the CCTV at the NDA were asleep before the attack
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Nigerian Army denies reports its officers manning the CCTV at the NDA were asleep before the attack

The Nigerian Army has denied media reports claiming its officers manning the CCTV at the Nigerian Defense Academy NDA in Kaduna were asleep before the bandits attacked the institution in the early hours of Tuesday, August 24. A report by The Cable alleged that the officers who were assigned to observe the CCTV of the institution were allegedly sleeping on duty before the attack. A statement released by the spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Maj. Gen. Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr, says the allegation is false. The statement in part reads   ''The attention of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) have been drawn to a news publication by Cable online news media claiming that personnel on duty at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) CCTV monitoring room w...
Insecurity: ”This madness must be brought to an end very swiftly”- Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, condemns attack on Nigeria Defence Academy
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Insecurity: ”This madness must be brought to an end very swiftly”- Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, condemns attack on Nigeria Defence Academy

  The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has condemned the attack by gunmen on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, adding that this "madness" must come to an end. In the early hours of Tuesday, August 24, armed bandits stormed the Nigeria Defence Academy in Kaduna, killed two officers and abducted one other. While reacting to the unfortunate incident, Irabor who spoke with newsmen in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, gave the assurance that security agencies are on top of the situation. “The incident in Kaduna has been undertaken by bandits, but it’s more of an armed robber coming to your house. The infiltration didn’t come by virtue of the normal banditry action. But these are things we’re already looking at, and in due course, you’ll get the detail. ...
Plateau: Security forces kill 6 bandits who murdered Police IRT officers
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Plateau: Security forces kill 6 bandits who murdered Police IRT officers

The Nigerian military has confirmed the elimination of 6 bandits that specialized in kidnapping people in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State. The troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) and Police units neutralised the syndicate. The forces found weapons belonging to the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) the assailants killed – 3 AK-47 rifles. Major Ishaku Gaji Takwa, Military Information Officer, in a statement said operation involved the Divisional Police Headquarters at Mangu. The late IRT officers earlier made a distress call that bandits attacked them and took away their guns. “The criminals were immediately trailed and neutralised after a gun duel with the troops”, Takwa said. The remains of the IRT members and the eliminated gang members were recovere...
Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home
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Katie Price ‘attacked’ and rushed to hospital with Eye Injury as Man is arrested after fight at home

English media persoanliy, Katie Price was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Monday, August 23, after sustaining facial injuries in an alleged attack. Police were reportedly called after the incident occurred at a property in Essex. The officers then called for paramedics. The Sun reports that a man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently being held in custody. In a statement to The Sun, Essex police said: "We were called by colleagues in the ambulance service to reports of an assault shortly after 1.30am this morning, Monday 23 August. "We arrived and found a woman had sustained a facial injury which required hospital treatment. "A man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody." In a further statement, Ess...
IPOB alleged spy: Imo citizens blast Police for ‘framing up’ 21-year-old Okolie
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IPOB alleged spy: Imo citizens blast Police for ‘framing up’ 21-year-old Okolie

Imo State citizens have continued to react to a statement credited to the office of the Inspector General of Police, where it declared one Glory Okolie, a 22-year-old girl reportedly held by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in the state as a spy. Okolie, whose family had been looking for since June was said to have been arrested on June 17 by IRT officers in order to use her as bait to arrest her boyfriend, who is suspected to be a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Below are some of the reactions on Facebook: “Very sad indeed.. Nigerian Police is a shame to the world… Their Shame De shame me. Bunch of unprofessional group.” – Jude Chibueze “They have been keeping the girl as their property, only God knows what they have done to the girl aside usi...
Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend
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Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend

A mum whose seven-year-old son was killed after she left him at home alone, while she visited her boyfriend, has been jailed for neglect. Wendy Hall, 33, left her son, Malakye, in a locked house with no lights on while she went to see her partner. The child managed to unlock the door shortly after she left and wandered onto a busy road, where he was hit and killed by a taxi. Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend A court heard the "popular" schoolboy only had his mum’s phone to play with when she left him at their home in Lindley Road, Bradford, on August 11 last year. At around 10pm, Malakye was run over and fatally injured on Manchester Road. When a police officer came across the scene, the damaged phone was found in the boy’...
Insecurity: Nigerian military has capacity to tackle all criminality – CDS Irabor
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Insecurity: Nigerian military has capacity to tackle all criminality – CDS Irabor

iThe Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has assured that the military has the capacity to tackle any form of criminality in Nigeria amid the security challenges facing the country. Irabor gave the assurance on Wednesday in Makurdi, when he met with retired senior military officers from the North Central Zone. The CDS stressed that the military would remain at the forefront in tackling any form of insecurity. “To make a significant impact in ensuring that peace takes pre-eminence in the country, we need to fall back on the retired military officers. “This is because they also live among the people, thereby having a lot to offer regarding security issues,’’ Irabor said. He urged the ex-officers not to consider themselves as retired personnel but see themselves as...
Mother abandons sick child in Imo church
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Mother abandons sick child in Imo church

A yet-be-identified woman has abandoned her sick child within the premises of a Catholic church in Imo State. The boy, believed to be around two years old, was found at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Nnarambia Ahiara in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State. A source told our correspondent on Thursday that the mother left him with a handbag, three baby wears and a wrapper he was enshrouded in. DAILY POST further gathered that the baby’s cry alerted some women during evening church activity who notified the church security and consequently the priest in charge of the parish, Rev. Fr. Cajetan Ukachi quickly called on the community traditional ruler, Eze (Dr.) Pius Onyekwere to contact the divisional police and the LGA social welfare department. Narrating the ugly incident to the LGA Head...
Four officers who defended U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 attack have died by suicide
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Four officers who defended U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 attack have died by suicide

D.C. Metropolitan Police confirmed Monday that two police officers who responded to the Jan. 6 attack against the U.S. Capitol took their own lives last month. Veteran Officer Gunther Hashida was found dead last week. Police confirmed to Nexstar that Hashida died by suicide, making him the fourth officer who responded to the Jan. 6 riot to take his own life. Officer Gunther Hashida, assigned to the Emergency Response Team within the Special Operations Division, was found deceased in his residence on Thursday, July 29. Officer Hashida joined MPD in May 2003. We are grieving as a Department as our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Hashida’s family and friends. D.C. Metropolitan Police Dept. PIO Hugh Carew Officer Kyle DeFreytag, who joined the department in November 2016, w...
Fake Customs Officer Bags 20 years Imprisonment For Employment Scam In Kwara
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Fake Customs Officer Bags 20 years Imprisonment For Employment Scam In Kwara

A man identified as Yakubu Azeez Afolayan who claims to be a customs officer has been sentenced to bagged a 20-year sentence by Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, July 22 for defrauding unsuspecting victims. The convict, posing as a Customs Officer, allegedly swindled several unsuspecting job seekers under the guise of helping them secure employment into the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, before the long arm of law caught up with him. The 34 year-old Yakubu from Share in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State was arraigned on March 14, 2019 on a four-count charge by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. One of the counts reads: “That you, Yakubu Azeez Afolayan, between the months of Nov...
Nigerian Army Hosts Injured Officers
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Nigerian Army Hosts Injured Officers

Army, Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Fejokwu, the Genera Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian on Wednesday, assured wounded officers and soldiers that the Army will take charge of their treatment. Fejokwu said this during a special luncheon to honour sick officers and soldiers of the Division at the 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Yaba (NARHY), to mark the Eid-el-Kabir Celebrations. The GOC said that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya had provided logistics within available resources to celebrate in the spirit of Sallah with injured and sick army personnel. “We will eat and dine with army personnel who got injured or fell sick in the spirit of Sallah celebration to boost their morale. “The Army is doing everything to facilitate their treatment to ens...
Nigerian navy complete 5-week training with US Army special forces
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Nigerian navy complete 5-week training with US Army special forces

25 officers of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service have completed a five-week Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) alongside a team of United States Army Special Forces.? ? ? The U.S. Consulate in Lagos said the military partnership between the two countries will strengthen defense ties.? ? in a statement on Friday, July 9, 2021, the US Consulate said that the two forces trained together on a broad range of land-based skills and tactics, such as countering improvised explosive devices (IEDs).? ?   "The exercise is part of a series of U.S. engagements with the Nigerian military that provide opportunities for Nigerian military and U.S. elite units to work together, learn from each other, and strengthen relationships," the statement read.? ? Acting U.S. ...
Amotekun arrests 400 cows in Ondo
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Amotekun arrests 400 cows in Ondo

No fewer than 400 cows have been arrested in Ondo State by the operatives of the State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun Corps. The arrest of the cows was part of the corps’ ongoing ‘Operation Clean Up’ in the state. The Commander of the Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, who disclosed this in Akure, the state capital state the operation was made possible with the support of local hunters. Speaking on the over 500 operatives recently recruited into the corps, the Amotekun boss emphasized that they will be deployed to their various duty posts soon to complement the operation of existing officers. According to Adeleye, with the new officers, the impact of the security outfit will be felt more across the 18 local government areas of the state. He also stated that the corps was r...
Yoruba Nation Lagos Rally: We Didn’t Fire Live Bullets – Police Speak On Young Girl’s Death
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Yoruba Nation Lagos Rally: We Didn’t Fire Live Bullets – Police Speak On Young Girl’s Death

The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Command has reacted to the death of a teenage girl during the Yoruba Nation rally in Ojota. Public Relations Officers, Muyiwa Adejobi called “the rumour” a calculated attempt to create confusion and fears in the minds of the people. The spokesman declared that officers did not fire a single live bullet during the demonstration. Adejobi said the corpse was found wrapped and abandoned at a distance, far from Ojota venue of the rally, behind MRS Filling Station, inward Maryland. The location, he explained, is on the other side of the venue and has dried blood stains suggesting that the corpse is not fresh. “After a close look at the corpse, a wound suspectedly sustained from a sharp object was seen on it,” he said. Adejobi stressed that th...
FG Condemns Killing of Nigeria Footballer in UK
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FG Condemns Killing of Nigeria Footballer in UK

The Federal government has condemned the alleged killing of a Nigerian Footballer, Kelvin Igweani, by the UK police. Recall that Igweani, a Nigerian Footballer, was shot dead by officers, who attended a call out to a house, where a child was found with serious injuries. Reacting, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), in Abuja on Wednesday described the incident as very unfortunate,and sad. Dabiri-Erewa condoled with the family of the deceased and the Nigerian communities in the UK while praying that God grants rest to the soul of the departed. “We call on the UK government for a thorough and proper investigation to be carried out on the incident,” the statement added.
Ghana to deport another batch of Nigerians over illegal stay
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Ghana to deport another batch of Nigerians over illegal stay

At least forty-four Nigerians will be deported for various offences, including illegally staying in Ghana.   The deportees were reportedly sentenced to 99 days imprisonment and will be deported after serving their sentence. Those in prison are 43 males and one female   Sources told Ghana news outlet Joy News that a team of escort officers, comprising Immigration officers, would lead the deportees from Tamale to Accra to receive their deportation letters before escorting them out of the country.   According to the source, arrangements have been made to ensure a smooth exercise for the deportation.   The news outlet also noted that this is the first time the Immigration Service is deporting a large group of people from the area.   It com...
Bandits kill 66 people in 8 Kebbi villages
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Bandits kill 66 people in 8 Kebbi villages

66 people have been killed by bandits in Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State.   The state police spokesperson, DSP Nafiu Abubakar said the massacre took place on Thursday in eight villages of the council. He said the state police command had already dispatched a detachment of the officers and men of the police force to the area.   Abubakar said;    “The killing took place in Koro, kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora and Iguenge villages, all in Danko/Wasagu LGA of Kebbi State.”   Eyewitnesses said most residents of the affected villages have escaped to nearby Riba town for safety.
Rapper Lil Reese Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend two Weeks after he was Shot in the eye
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Rapper Lil Reese Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend two Weeks after he was Shot in the eye

American rapper, Lil Reese has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend two weeks after he was shot in the eye. TMZ reported that the Chicago rapper was arrested on May 29 around 10:30 PM, after cops were called to his home. Reese was accused of pulling her hair and striking her in the face with a closed fist, causing abrasion to her lower lip, which was visible to the responding officers. The rapper who was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic battery, was later released after posting a $10,000 bond. This is happening few weeks after Reese was shot in his hometown. The scene was a bloody mess after someone opened fire into a Dodge Durango that was reportedly stolen. The rapper was accused of being involved with the alleged carjacking, but he's reportedly de...
Stop renouncing your citizenship, FG appeals to youths
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Stop renouncing your citizenship, FG appeals to youths

The Federal Government has decried the rate at which young Nigerians renounce their citizenship in pursuit of greener pasture. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said the trend was worrisome and counterproductive. He assured that the Federal government would put mechanism in place that would keep young Nigerians busy in productive activities. He urged them to stop renouncing their citizenship. Aregbesola spoke during the Ministerial Alignment Meeting of the Presidential Task Force on Deliverables for Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government. A statement by Mr Towoju Raphael on behalf of the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mrs Lere- Adams, said the Minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Dr. Shuaib Belgore. Aregbesola...
Gunmen kill son of Kwara community leader
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Gunmen kill son of Kwara community leader

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara State has confirmed the killing of the son of Reke community leader (Magaji), Alhaji Abdullahi Jimoh. It was gathered that the gang of the armed men invaded the Reke community at about 2 am on Monday, May 31, and headed straight to the house of the Magaji, Alhaji Abdullahi Jimoh, where they opened fire on his eldest son whose name was given as Abiodun. The Reke community is located on Eyenkorin/Afon road in Asa local government area of the state. Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the NSCDC in the state command, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident said that the corpse of the deceased had been taken to the General Hospital by the Police in Afon division for autopsy “Today 31st May 2021 at about 0600hrs in...
More than 70 officers have left U.S. Capitol Police force since Jan. 6 riot
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More than 70 officers have left U.S. Capitol Police force since Jan. 6 riot

More than 70 officers have left the U.S. Capitol Police force in the aftermath of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection, according to Gus Papathanasiou, chair of the Capitol Police Labor Committee. The police force has warned it will take years to hire and train more officers to recoup its ranks and that current officers are working longer hours to fill staffing gaps, according to a Politico report. The Saturday, May 22 report comes after the US House pf Reps passed a $1.9 billion supplemental funding bill for the Capitol Police on Thursday. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it will need to win 60 votes before being sent to President Biden's desk to be signed into law. The bill gives the Capitol Police $43.9 million, $31.1 million of which is meant to go toward backfilli...
Reno Omokri calls out President Buhari and Osinbajo for not attending the funeral of the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru
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Reno Omokri calls out President Buhari and Osinbajo for not attending the funeral of the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru

Reno Omokri took to his Twitter handle to call out President Buhari for not attending the funeral of the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and officers who perished in a military crash on Friday, May 21. Reno believes if President Buhari could fly to Paris to attend a function, he should have made it to the funeral of the military officers who lost their lives during service. See his tweets below
Senate to summon Customs CG, Ali over invasion of Ibadan markets
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Senate to summon Customs CG, Ali over invasion of Ibadan markets

Chairman, Senate Committee on Local Content, Teslim Folarin, has said that the Senate will summon Controller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) over invasion of some markets in Ibadan by Customs officers. Folarin, who spoke with journalists Saturday night, explained that the Senate was not happy over the midnight invasion of Bodija and Oja Oba markets in Ibadan by Customs officers. DAILY POST recalls that NCS, Federal Operation Unit (FOU), Zone A had in April invaded Bodija market where about eight truckloads of rice were carted away. Our correspondent also learnt that the FOU Zone A had in the early hours of Saturday invaded Oja Oba market in Ibadan, where six truckloads of rice were also carted away. But, Folarin while hosting Iftar (fast b...
Oduduwa Republic: All Yoruba policemen behind us – Sunday Igboho
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Oduduwa Republic: All Yoruba policemen behind us – Sunday Igboho

Acclaimed Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo (Aka Sunday Igboho) has said men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force from Yoruba land are with him and other Yoruba nation apologists. This is coming hours after the police accused the Yoruba nation promoter of attacking its officers during a rally in abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Sunday. In a statement by his media aide, Olayomi Koiki, on his social media handle, Sunday Igboho said they will never fight Yoruba policemen. Igboho directed all true Yoruba indigenes not to fight the police. However, he reechoed that “we do not want the Nigerian government anymore.” The statement read: “All the Yoruba police are behind us. We will never fight them. “If you are a true Yoruba, don’t fight with the police, because they are ...
Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison
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Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison

A woman hid a loaded gun in her vagina to smuggle it into prison and officers didn’t find it until weeks later. Amy Wilhite, 39, brought the .22 calibre revolver to Boone County Jail in Missouri, the US, on February 14, fully loaded with five rounds. Officers carried out a pat and a strip search but failed to find the weapon. They didn’t track it down until 17 days later, at which point it was wrapped up in plastic among White’s possessions, The Smoking Gun reports. In a probable cause statement, investigators alleged that Wilhite had "removed the firearm from her body and concealed it within her personal belongings." During questioning at the jail, Wilhite admitted possessing the firearm, but claimed “she was only holding it for another female detainee.” However,...
Unknown Gunmen Attack Enugu Police Station, Kill 2 Officers, Injure Others
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Unknown Gunmen Attack Enugu Police Station, Kill 2 Officers, Injure Others

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters, Adani in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State. The attack was said to have happened in the early hours of Wednesday. Two of the police officers on duty were reportedly killed and several others injured, while the police station was burnt. Sources confirmed that the attack on the police station started at about 2:30am and lasted for about one hour. In recent weeks, Police stations in the South East and some states in the South-South have been attacked by gunmen. The latest incident took place on Monday, April 19 as unidentified hoodlums razed the zone 13 police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state.
Lagos One Way Saga: Police Arrest Man For Reckless Driving, Assaulting Officers
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Lagos One Way Saga: Police Arrest Man For Reckless Driving, Assaulting Officers

LAGOS "ONE WAY" SAGA: POLICE ARREST MAN, 33, FOR RECKLESS DRIVING, ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER The Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday 17th April, 2021, arrested one Victor Ebhomenyen, m, 33, for driving against the traffic, assaulting and causing severe bodily injuries on an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Erhator Sunday, m, at Four Point Hotel, Oniru, Lagos State. The Command has deemed it necessary and responsible to react and set the record straight on the incident that was captured in a video that went viral on the social media on Saturday, 17th April, 2021, where two (2) men were repeatedly assaulting an officer on duty and creating a scene on the road at Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos State. To set the record straight, on 17/4/21, at about 1030am, one ASP Erhator Sun...
Lagos CP Fires DPO, Officers For Allowing Clubbing; Arrests 41 Clubbers
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Lagos CP Fires DPO, Officers For Allowing Clubbing; Arrests 41 Clubbers

DPO Ajao Estate Division and his senior officers in the Division have been redeployed to yet to be disclosed offices in the state for allowing night clubbing at Garbana Club on Sunday, 7th March, 2021. The command had arrested 41 clubbers at the club between 1.40am and 2.30am. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State made the pronouncement while addressing officers Area Commanders and DPOs at the POWA Hall, Oduduwa Ikeja, on Monday, 8th March, 2021.
Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden
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Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden

A suspected terrorist has stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, police have said. No deaths have been reported but police have shot a man in the leg who is now receiving treatment in hospital as officers guard his bed. The incident happened around noon on Wednesday, March 3. At 2.54pm, emergency services received calls from the area near Bangårdsgatan regarding an attack at 2.54pm. Ahead of a press conference expected on Wednesday evening, Minister of the Interior Mikael Damberg said: "Several people are seriously injured. "These are terrible events and my thoughts go to the victims and their relatives. Right now it is unclear exactly what happened and what the motive was. "The police have arrested a suspected perpetrator and have initiated a special incid...
Traffic Officers to Start Wearing Body Cameras – LASTMA Boss Olajide Oduyoye
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Traffic Officers to Start Wearing Body Cameras – LASTMA Boss Olajide Oduyoye

The General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Olajide Oduyoye, has said its officers would soon start wearing bodily cameras precisely to catch traffic offenders. Olajide disclosed this while speaking on Channels Television on Friday February 26. Olajide who said technology is the way to go for LASTMA added the state governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu is working towards helping the agency acquire the necessary technologies needed. “This year, we are definitely hoping to start in the next few weeks what you will say are non-approachable offence dealings. That means we are going to be having body cameras on officers to capture incidences because things happen so fast and you can’t really say let me get my camera. But if you have your body camera on that is recordin...
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
Five People Arrested Over The Death Of Four Officers In Calabar
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Five People Arrested Over The Death Of Four Officers In Calabar

The Cross River State Commissioner of police, Sikiru Akande has revealed that 5 persons were now in their custody following the killing of four police officers in the early hours of Thursday along with MCC -Idungdung road, Etab Ayip axis, Calabar Municipality Local Government Area. Akande who also confirmed the incident in his office to Journalists said that the four policemen on mufti were killed and that five persons have been arrested already in connection with the tragic killing. He said:” Their target is to dampen our spirit. But we are resolute and we are going to strike back at them. It is often said, he who laughs last laughs best; Let Cross River People wait for that last laugh. It will make us happier.” “We have arrested five persons who are connected with the develo...
SARS Officer Sentenced to Death for Killing Man and Stealing his N300k
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SARS Officer Sentenced to Death for Killing Man and Stealing his N300k

A State High Court in Benin City, Edo Sate, on Friday, Feb 12, sentenced a police constable, Joseph Omotosho, to death for conspiring with four other constables, who are currently at large, to kill a car dealer in 2015. The slain car dealer, Benson Obodeh, 26, was suspected by the police to belong to a criminal gang which allegedly stole a Peugeot car in Lagos. He was said to have been arrested at his home in Benin City on May 21, 2015, and tortured to death the same day by the five police officers. His corpse was dumped at the Specialist Hospital in Benin City, with a different name by one of the officers that killed him. The victim Mr Obodeh’s family wrote a petition to the inspector-general of police where they demanded an investigation, after searching for severa...
Those Calling for the Prosecution of the Service Chiefs are Unpatriotic- Lai Mohammed
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Those Calling for the Prosecution of the Service Chiefs are Unpatriotic- Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described Nigerians calling for the probe of the immediate past service chiefs as unpatriotic. Mohammed express his displeasure about the calls by the Nigerians when he spoke during a Radio Nigeria programme, Politics Nationwide, on Tuesday morning February 2. Last week, President Buhari had appointed four new service chiefs and relieved his former Service chiefs, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Chief of Defence Staff); Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (Chief of Army Staff); Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas (Chief of Naval Staff); and Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Chief of Air Staff). Shortly after the military officers were relieved of their jobs, the Peoples Democratic Party and some other Nigerians called for their probe. Reacting t...
Former Ondo Governorship Aspirant, Jumoke Anifowose Suspended by APC
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Former Ondo Governorship Aspirant, Jumoke Anifowose Suspended by APC

Mrs Jumoke Anifowose, a former governorship candidate in Ondo state has been suspended by the state's chapter of the All Progressives Congress. Spokesperson of the party in the State, Alex Kalejaiye said Anifowose's suspension was contained in a letter signed by 25 out of the 29 officers of the party at a meeting in Igboroko unit 1, Ward2, Owo Local Government Area of the state. She was accused anti-party activities, not making any contribution to the development of the party and not been attending party meetings in the last four years.
Woman arrested for allegedly assaulting Oyo State Traffic Management official
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Woman arrested for allegedly assaulting Oyo State Traffic Management official

A major crisis was averted on Wednesday morning, January 20 in Ibadan, when a woman identified Aramide Amoke allegedly assaulted an Oyo State Traffic Management Agency, OYRTMA, officer.   The incident happened at about 8:am at the Oluyole Estate axis of Ibadan, Southwest Local Government Area, while the officer was on active and legitimate duty in the area.   According to eyewitnesses, Mrs. Aramide was driving on 'one-way' and against traffic when the officer stopped her vehicle.     In this process, she allegedly slapped the officer repeatedly and other motorists, passersby, commercial motorcyclist and eyewitnesses who were apparently angry and displeased at her actions gathered in an attempt ...
Adamu Commends Officers For Repelling Bandits Attack On Their Convoy In Kano
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Adamu Commends Officers For Repelling Bandits Attack On Their Convoy In Kano

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has commended the Police officers attached to Police Mobile Force - 9 PMF Squadron, Kano for displaying uncommon gallantry and repelling the attack on their convoy by bandits numbering about hundred along the Birnin Gwari - Funtua Highway on Friday, 15th January, 2021, on their way back to their base in Kano after the completion of their special duty. The officers are personnel attached to Operation Puff Adder and deployed to Niger State in the sustained operation to reclaim the public space and tackle incidents of banditry, kidnapping and other violent crimes in the area. Contrary to unconfirmed reports in some sections of the media stating that eighteen (18) officers were kidnapped, only sixteen (16) officers were attacked in the ...
Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules
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Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules

A Nigerian man has narrated how a policeman allegedly tried searching him while flouting Coronavirus rules. According to @Josh_IK, he told the police officer to use a face mask and hand sanitizer. He added that after he called to report the incident, he was queried for not reporting it while it was happening. He tweeted;   A policeman just asked me to alight from my ride, none of the animals had their face mask on and the fool tried to touch my pocket all in the name of searching and I asked him to use a face mask and hand sanitizer before he can get close to me. I no go gree Free and omw to my destination. These rogues are back, same animals different uniforms. I called this number to ask why the officers are making contacts with people without face mask and the m...
Bayelsa Bye-Election: Police Recover Corpses Of 6 Officers Who Drowned
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Bayelsa Bye-Election: Police Recover Corpses Of 6 Officers Who Drowned

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the recovery of the bodies of the six Police Officers who drowned on election duty in Southern Ijaw on Saturday. In an exclusive interview with TVC, Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat confirmed that the bodies are already in the morgue. “The unfortunate incident occurred on Friday, December 4, 2020, when one of the speedboats conveying eleven Policemen from Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw capsized at Oporoma. Five of the Policemen were rescued immediately, while six were missing,” according to a police statement. Governor Diri, who also condoled with the families of the deceased policemen, said in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, on Sunday, that their sudden demise while on national duty was very painf...
North is the worst place to live in Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto
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North is the worst place to live in Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has described the North as the worst region to live in Nigeria.   The monarch said this at the 4th Quarter Meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) in Abuja on Thursday November 26.   On scrapping of controversial police unit SARS, the Sultan said;   “We must obey all laws, if we are not law abiding. We have heard people calling for the scrapping of SARS, the President has done that and we later said, bring police back. We cannot do without the Police; we cannot do without our security agencies. No matter bad the security agencies are, there are still excellent officers. “What we need to do is to fish out the bad ...
#EndSARS: Police To Promote Officers Killed, Injured During Recent Rampage — IGP
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#EndSARS: Police To Promote Officers Killed, Injured During Recent Rampage — IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disclosed that policemen killed during the EndSARS protests across the country would be promoted to their next rank. Mr Adamu stated this on Wednesday in Benin City, Edo State, while addressing police officers at the state police command during his working visit to boost their morale. The IGP also inspected the burnt police stations in the state, in company with the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu; Assistant-Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, Sholla David; and CP, Babatunde Kokumo, on Wednesday. Seven police stations were burnt in Benin City by thugs, while several security vehicles were also burnt in the process. Mr Adamu said the police were working with the Police Service Commission (PSC) to ensure that officers...
#EndSARS protest: We will compensate families of slain policemen – Governor Makinde
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#EndSARS protest: We will compensate families of slain policemen – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday November 2, announced that the Oyo state government will be compensating families of Policemen who lost their lives during the peaceful #EndSARS protests which was hijacked by hoodlums.   The Oyo state Governor said this while speaking at the Oyo State Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, Eleyele, Ibadan.   Makinde who disclosed that N500 million fund has already been set aside to compensate victims of police brutality and injustice, commiserated with officers and men of the Police Command over the loss of their officers as well as the destruction of a number of structures and equipment.   The Governor stated that government will continue to work together with the force to make Oyo State safe and secure for residents, an...

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