German Police arrests 11 Nigerians over scam

German police say they have arrested 11 suspected members of a Nigerian mafia group behind a large-scale dating scam.  According to a Bavarian police statement today, the Black Axe gang, who all held Nigerian citizenship and aged between 29 and 53, was involved internationally in “multiple areas of criminal activity”, with a focus in Germany […]

Nigeria not yet ready for state police

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun believes Nigeria is not “mature” for state policing despite the myriad of security challenges facing it.  Speaking yesterday during a national dialogue on state police held in Abuja, the Police IG, represented by Assistant Inspector-General, Ben Okolo, said it is the submission of the leadership of the […]

Police raids a house where fake drinks are produced in Agege Lagos

Policemen attached to the Isokoko Division of the Lagos State Police Command have raided a house in Agege where fake drinks are being produced. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this in a video shared on his X handle yesterday, added that during the raid, four persons believed to be the masterminds […]

 Kenya to pause police deployment to Haiti, as Haiti’s prime minister resigns

 Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has agreed to resign following weeks of mounting pressure and increasing violence in the impoverished country. It comes after regional leaders met in Jamaica on Monday to discuss a political transition in Haiti. Mr. Henry is currently stranded in Puerto Rico after being prevented by “armed gangs” from returning home. […]

State Police Bill Passes Second Reading at House of Reps

A bill seeking to establish state police has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. Our correspondent Nathan Williams reports that the bill sponsored by Benjamin Kalu, deputy speaker of the house, and 14 others, proposes to transfer the term “police” in the 1999 constitution from the exclusive legislative list to the concurrent legislative […]

The PDP Governors’ Forum expresses support for the creation of State Police

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has expressed full support for the creation of State Police, saying it will address the current security challenges confronting the country. The Governor of Bauchi State and Chairman of the forum, Bala Mohammed, said this on Thursday when he led his colleagues in the forum on a visit […]

Police arrest suspected kidnapper linked to murder of Nabeeha

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested one Bello Mohammed, 28, of Zamfara State, in Kaduna, who is a member of the bandit gang that kidnapped a lawyer’s family in Bwari and murdered Nabeeha, one of five daughters Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement, yesterday, in Abuja, said the Divisional Police […]

Rivers State Police Command Kill two suspected cult leader

The Rivers State Police Command has successfully apprehended and killed a notorious armed robber and cult leader, Silas Oderereke, in Oderereke, Ahoada-West Local Government Area. Oderereke, also known as ‘General,’ had been on the run for the past four years, evading arrest. However, his reign of terror came to an end when he resisted arrest […]

Police Parade Suspected Killers Of Imo DPO, and Inspector

 Police authorities in Imo State have arrested the SUSPECTED KILLERS of a Divisional Police Officer and an Inspector at Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of the state. Parading the suspects at the Command Headquarters in Owerri the Imo State capital on Sunday, the Commissioner of Police, Danjuma Aboki, said the relentless efforts of the police and other security operatives in unravelling […]