Elections: Nigeria Police issues order on restriction of movement

Press Release As part of efforts to ensure adequate security in the forthcoming general elections across all the Federation on Saturday 28th March, 2015 and 11th April, 2015, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni has ordered the restriction on vehicular movements as follows: (i) Saturday 28th March, 2015, 8.00am – […]

Press Release: Police Brutality and Breakup of FOI Colloquim

November 13, 2013 Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria PRESS RELEASE POLICE BRUTALITY AND BREAKUP OF FOI COLLOQUIUM-A PRECIPITIOUS TILT TO THE DARK DAYS OF MILITARY DICTATORSHIP Yesterday, Tuesday, November 13, 2013; the Police in Abuja viciously disrupted and singlehandedly cancelled a two day Freedom of Information (FOI) colloquium organised by the Anti-Corruption Network at the NICON […]

Anambra Guber Poll: Police Set For Water-Tight Security

…IGP Redeploys Dig To Coordinate Operations As a conscious effort towards protecting the integrity of the electoral process and forestalling acts that may constitute threats to the safety and security of voters as well as electoral officials and materials, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc has ordered massive deployment of […]

Press Release: Nigeria Police Force Redeploys Eleven (11) Commissioners Of Police

By Frank Mba The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, has ordered the redeployment of eleven (11) Commissioners of Police (CPs) to Commands and Formations. The IGP’s order followed the recent elevation of some senior officers to the rank of Commissioners of Police and the retirement of some Commissioners of Police in […]

Police College: Again, President Jonathan Drops The Ball – ACN

By Alhaji Lai Mohammed The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has said that while President Goodluck Jonathan’s surprise visit to the Police College in Ikeja last week, to see the decrepit state of the training institution, is commendable, the President again dropped the ball by his comments during the visit. In a statement issued in […]

Police still collects graft at Mowe

By Abayomi Ojo On Friday January 11, 2013, I boarded a taxi from Mowe, Ogun State to Owode-Egba. I was going to honour a pre-scheduled official meeting with the local Immunization Officer at the General Hospital in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Headquarters. I‘d been warned that the road from Mowe to Ofada town is bad, so […]

Nigerian police arrest over 100 ‘Biafran separatists’

AFP – Nigerian police on Monday arrested 101 alleged members of a secessionist movement based in the country’s southeast in the latest such sweep in the region, authorities said. According to police, the alleged members of the “Biafra Zionist Movement” (BZM) were found in possession of secessionist emblems. They had staged a march in the […]

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