Tag: officers

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Police to deploy 21,000 officers, helicopters for Anambra election

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said about 21,000 policemen would be deployed for the Anambra State governorship election on ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

FRSC officers allegedly shot for stopping Abia Speaker’s wife’s car

Some policemen on Saturday allegedly shot officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps on patrol on the orders of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 11, 2017

‘Army mandates officers to contribute towards golf course’

by Dolapo Adelana The rank and file of the Nigerian Army is disgruntled over a decision to establish a multi-billion ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 12, 2017

How ‘Mammy Market’ found around every Military Barracks nationwide got its name

Mammy Market is synonymous with military barracks spread across the country. It is a place filled with so much life especially ...

AzeezDecember 16, 2016

Soldiers did not threaten to shoot officers in Bama – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed a report that soldiers of 21 Brigade in Bama turned against officers and threatened ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

BREAKING: Soldiers go on rampage in Borno, threaten to shoot officers

The 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army is in disarray as  soldiers deployed to rout Boko Haram from the dreaded ...

AzeezNovember 5, 2016

NDLEA investigating officers for drug-related activities

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said it is investigating some of its officers for allegedly aiding ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

Why Army dismissed 38 senior officers

The real reasons why the Nigerian Army dismissed 38 senior officers in June this year have emerged, Premium Times reports. According to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 16, 2016

Jailbreak: FG dismisses 23 prison officers, suspends 11 others

The Federal Government has dismissed 23 prison officers, and suspended 11 others over the recent jailbreaks in prisons across the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

Opinion: The Ironsi tragedy and the limitations of tribalism

by Dele Awogbeoba As July 29 2016 as come and gone, one remembers the sad events of 50 years ago. ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

‘You took 24 police vehicles’ | ‘Do I want to open a car shop?’ -Between new IGP and predecessor

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Sunday, said that his predecessor, Solomon Arase, took away 24 police vehicles during ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 2, 2016

‘Lion of the Police Force’, Joseph Mbu, 20 others retired

The Nigerian Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspector General of Police including Joseph Mbu ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Policeman allegedly kills bus driver at Igando (VIDEO)

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has declared that the Nigeria Police Force is working frantically to curb the instances ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 14, 2016

Military yearns to prosecute officers involved in Dasukigate

The Nigerian Army is awaiting approval from President Muhammadu Buhari, to commence military trial for all serving officers implicated in ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 12, 2016

12 Army officers sent to EFCC, Air Force places Commodores, AVMs under house arrest

The Nigerian Army has handed over 12 Army officers to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), for investigation. This ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2016

Houses worth N5bn seized from Amosu, others [DETAILS]

Houses and other properties worth N5bn have been seized from the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Boko Haram attack Gombe: Insurgents torch police station and take over cement factory

by James Sambo Maurading militants suspected to be Boko Haram members launched an attack on Nafada town in Gombe state ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Nigerian Army to court-martial 16 soldiers over Chibok girls abduction

by James Sambo Reports say that the Nigerian Army will arraign 16 soldiers over the abduction of over 200 girls from ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

After five operations, fake officers nabbed hijacking oil trucks

by Azubuike Azikiwe A group of highway oil hijackers, which include fake military officers, has been apprehended by the operatives ...

January 23, 2014

Bizarre: Policemen run away after mysterious creature is dropped in station (PHOTO)

by Tutu Akinlabi A police station in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe was recently the scene of pandemonium after a mysterious creature scared ...

January 22, 2014

Caught in the act: 2 police officers found having sex in house

by Tutu Akinlabi Two police officers were caught unawares in a New York neighbourhood having sex in a resident’s house. ...

November 25, 2013

Incredible: Angola becomes ‘first country to ban Islam’, dismantles mosques

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Announcing plans to eradicate the world’s fastest growing faith from its territories, Angola has become the first country in ...

October 20, 2013

Brutality: Police officers beat up, arrest civil defence officer in Ondo

by Oge Okonkwo An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was Saturday beaten in public by police officers ...

October 1, 2013

Terrible: Market woman, 60, allegedly shot by policemen in Akwa Ibom (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Policemen deployed in Akwa Ibom State to quell a riot are alleged to have shot a 60 ...

September 18, 2013

BUSTED: KAI officers arrested for demanding N800,000 bribe from traders (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo Two officers  Femi Ajayi and Samuel Awoseyin of the Kick Against Indiscipline, (KAI) have been arrested for allegedly demanding for ...

September 7, 2013

Jonathan looks into the retirement of army generals, cites security challenges for action

by Adeola Balogun The recent retirement of army generals has attracted the attention of President Goodluck Jonathan and he has ...

August 18, 2013

“We are too refined for that”: Police disown officers begging on highways

The Kogi State Police Command has said policemen accused of begging motorists on the Abuja-Lokoja for money to repair their ...

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