Policemen feared killed again in Anambra

Barely 24 hours after unknown gunmen killed three policemen at Neni and three naval ratings at Awkuzu, some policemen have also been feared killed in Ekwulobia Aguata local government area of Anambra State. It was gathered that an attempt to set the police station ablaze was repelled by the policemen on duty at 4am on… Continue reading Policemen feared killed again in Anambra

Man tagged an armed robber after he asked policemen where they were while thugs fought in Obalende area of Lagos (video)

A Nigerian man has shared a video in which he was tagged an “armed robber” by policemen who he queried on being absent while thugs fought in Obalende area of Lagos on Thursday February 11. The man who walked on a different side of the road which had a mesh barricade from where the policemen… Continue reading Man tagged an armed robber after he asked policemen where they were while thugs fought in Obalende area of Lagos (video)

Bayelsa bye -election: 3 policemen on election duty drown in Southern ijaw river

Three yet-to-be identified police officers have reportedly drowned while on their way to Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The officers were on their way to monitor the Senatorial Bye-election holding in two senatorial zones of the state today, December 5, when the boat they were traveling in capsized. The spokesman of the Police… Continue reading Bayelsa bye -election: 3 policemen on election duty drown in Southern ijaw river

“They handcuffed me, used baton and whips to batter me” – Lawyer accuses policemen of brutalising him in Cross River after he asked not to be called ‘stupid’

A  lawyer, Joseph Arikpo has accused a DPO and his officers in Cross River State of brutalising him when he went to solicit the bail of a young man who had been in detention for over six days. According to the Calabar based lawyer, the incident happened at the Divisional Police Headquarters in Ikom, on Sunday,… Continue reading “They handcuffed me, used baton and whips to batter me” – Lawyer accuses policemen of brutalising him in Cross River after he asked not to be called ‘stupid’

There may be some bad eggs in the police, but it is no excuse to destroy or kill policemen – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has decried the killing of policemen following the violence that erupted during the hijacked #EndSARS protest.  The Kaduna state Governor who said this after the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum and traditional rulers as well as other key stakeholders in the region on Monday November 2, avered that the police must be supported… Continue reading There may be some bad eggs in the police, but it is no excuse to destroy or kill policemen – Governor El-Rufai

#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 compensatingfamilies 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… Continue reading #EndSARS protest: We will compensate families of slain policemen – Governor Makinde

Low morale: Return to duty posts or face dismissal – Police Service Commission warns policemen

The Police Service Commission has faulted the refusal of some policemen to return to work following the killing of about 22 cops during the violence that erupted in the wake of the #EndSARS crisis.  The PSC who encouraged the policemen with low morale to put the killing of their colleagues behind them, stated that the Public Service Rules which also… Continue reading Low morale: Return to duty posts or face dismissal – Police Service Commission warns policemen

Low morale: Return to duty posts or face dismissal, PSC warns policemen

Riot policemen had also failed to respond to incidents of looting and vandalism of public and private property by miscreants in defiance of a directive by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, ordering them to reclaim the public space from hoodlums. Senior officers had expressed fear for their lives, saying their security was not guaranteed… Continue reading Low morale: Return to duty posts or face dismissal, PSC warns policemen

BREAKING: Protect yourselves against attacks, IGP tells policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked the personnel of the force to protect themselves against attacks from any quarter. He said the men and officers have the right to defend themselves in case of physical danger. The IGP spoke on Friday during an assessment tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja,… Continue reading BREAKING: Protect yourselves against attacks, IGP tells policemen

Policemen killings: IGP begins commands’ tour, Force admits cops’ morale low

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, will on Friday begin visits to the police commands across the country to boost the morale of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force. The PUNCH on Thursday gathered that the morale of members of the force was low following the killing of no fewer than 28 … Continue reading Policemen killings: IGP begins commands’ tour, Force admits cops’ morale low