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Police IG Abubakar forced to proceed on terminal leave.

Inspector of Police Mohammed Abubakar has been directed to proceed on a terminal leave with immediate effect. On Monday,  Secretary to the Government, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, forwarded the directive signed by President Goodluck Jonathan over the outgoing I.G . Deputy Inspector General of Police, Suleiman F...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Police adopt community-based policing

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar The Zone 10 Police Command Sokoto on Tuesday said it had adopted a community-based policing to ensure full participation of all citizens in the fight against terrorism. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of the zone, Alhaji Bala Hassan, mad...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Spanish politician gunned down by police chief’s wife

Isabel Carrasco Police on Tuesday arrested two women in Leon, suspected of shooting a 59-year old politician of Spain’s ruling party in the northern city of Leon. Police official said the victim Isabel Carrasco, Provincial Assembly President was pronounced dead at hospital after being shot on a footbrid...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Police IG’s Son Survives IRS Plane Crash

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, Sunday morning, said he was full of gratitude to God for preserving the lives of a pilot and his son, Captain Jamil Abubakar, a co-pilot of the IRS plane that crash-landed last night in Niger Republic. He said this in a very short statement posted on the fac...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Police arrest 3 robbery suspects in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command on Saturday said it arrested three persons suspected to have carried out armed robbery at Cham on the Gombe-Yola road. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Fwaje Atajiri, told NAN that a team of policemen from Cham Division were on patrol around 2.30 a.m. on Friday when ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Police arrest alleged fake soldiers in Ogun

The police command in Ogun said on Thursday that it had arrested two suspected criminals parading themselves as soldiers in the state. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta. Adejobi said that the suspects – Audu Pius and Emmanuel U...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Editorial: Ridiculous Police reward over Chibok Abduction

Just when Nigerians thought the Nigerian police have hit the lowest ebb in its dereliction of duty, the police have managed to find a way into further depths of ignominy. In the wake of the global outrage and frustration over the government’s insensitivity and incompetence in rescuing the 234 abducted schoo...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Abducted Girls: Nigeria Police offer N50m reward for information

Frank Mba The Nigeria Police Force has offered N50million as reward to anyone with useful information about the over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped at the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state. The announcement was made in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, in...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Abducted Schoolgirls: Police N50m reward too little?

EROMOSELE EBHOMELE The Nigerian Police Wednesday offered a N50 million reward to anybody who could provide genuine information that can lead to the release of the over 200 girls abducted from their Chibok Girls Secondary School, Borno State over three weeks ago. The whole amount is the equivalent of about $ 3...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Abducted Chibok Girls: Police Offer N50m Reward for Information

The Nigeria Police declared on Wednesday that it was offering cash reward of N50 million to anyone who volunteers credible information that will lead to locating and rescuing the schoolgirls abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Through a statement released by Police Public Rel...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

Abduction scare: Police recover school bus

The Nigerian Police Force says it has recovered a school bus belonging to the Divine International Academy School in Phase IV Nyanya, a suburb of Federal Capital Territory which was snatched on Tuesday morning by gunmen within the premises of the School. The snatching of the bus had created pandemonium in the...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Police absence stalls Saraki’s suit against IG

Bukola Saraki: distance self from presidential posters The absence of the police in an Abuja Federal High Court on Monday stalled hearing in a suit instituted by former Kwara Governor, Senator Bukola Saraki, against the Inspector-General of Police. Saraki had, in the suit filed by his Counsel, Mahmoud Magaji ...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

Ekpu wants House of Reps scrapped, backs state police

Veteran journalist and member of the Committee on Politics and Governance, Mr. Ray Ekpu, has advocated scrapping of the House of Representative leaving Senate to be the only national law-making chamber. He was opposed to the present arrangement where there is a Senate and House of Representatives; describing ...

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Posted on May 6, 2014

How To Defeat Boko Haram – Police Affairs Minister

Jamiu Yisa Alhaji Abdul-Jelili Adesiyan, Minister of Police Affairs All Nigerians must unite and stay focused in the war against terrorism for the country to defeat the Boko Haram sect, the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Abdul-Jelili Adesiyan, said this in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary...

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Posted on May 4, 2014

Police foil suicide bombing in Damaturu

Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade The Police on Sunday said they foiled an attempt by a suicide bomber operating in a pick-up van laden with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to explode them in Damaturu, the Yobe capital. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Major...

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Posted on May 4, 2014

Police jack up number of captured Nigerian schoolgirls

On a day President Goodluck Jonathan set up a panel to verify the number of captured Nigerian schoolgirls, in Chibok, Borno state, the Nigerian police already provide him the answer. On Friday the police confirmed that 276 girls were seized from the Girls Secondary School in Chibok, by Boko Haram militants an...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Lagos police arrest seven suspected armed robbers

DSP Ngozi Braide The police in Lagos state arrested seven suspected armed robbers between 24 and 30 April. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, made this known in an interview with NAN in Lagos on Thursday. She said three of the suspects were apprehended at Oko-Oba Area on April 26 after a ...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

Spanish police arrest French terror suspect

Spanish policemen Police in Spain arrested a French-Algerian man suspected of fighting for Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Syria, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday. Spanish officers with the help of French police seized Abdelmalek Tanem, 24, in the southern city of Almeria on Wednesday afternoon, the ...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

Police Aggression against ASUP, COEASU Insane ― Lawmaker

The spokesman of Lagos State House of Assembly, Honorable Segun Olulade has strongly condemned the action of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command of the Nigerian Police over its use of force to disperse lecturers protesting peacefully against the government’s neglect of Polytechnics and Colleges of E...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Nigeria needs Community- Based Police

By Nwike (S) Ojukwu The National Conference Committee on Devolution of Power rejected the establishment of state police and ipso facto retained the current centralized police force. Their conclusion is an example of what we get when the elites are paid handsomely to socialize, and perpetuate their interests w...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Police disperse protesters over closure of Polytechnics, colleges

Protesters at the Federal Secretariat Abuja. Photo Femi Ipaye Nigerian police fired teargas at teachers and students and shot live rounds into the air as they tried to disperse a rally over college closures on Tuesday, protesters said. The march, in the capital Abuja, was called by two academic unions who hav...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Confab committee guns down state police

Arguments upon arguments; motions upon motions is what can best describe the process that led to another adjournment on Monday of deliberation on whether legislation on mining of mineral resources should remain the exclusive right of the Federal Government. Another crucial issue, shot down by the Committee on...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Police arrests three kingpins over Mushin clashes

The police has arrested three suspected kingpins whose gang had been terrorising residents in Mushin area of Lagos. The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Ngozi Braide, said the that three members of the gangs were already in police custody. On 21 April, a group of suspected hoodlums invaded eig...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Police, Robbers In Gun Battle: 1 Killed, Others Escape

Yusuf Muhammed A suspect killed in the shoot out A combined team of policemen from Elere Police Station and Area ‘G’ Command Ogba, Lagos State, early Tuesday morning foiled a robbery attack along Orile Agege road, Lagos State, western Nigeria, killing one of the robbers. The robbers numbering about six, P...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2014

Police arrest 24 suspects in Taraba

Some Fulani Herdsmen on the road The Police in Taraba State have arrested 24 suspects in connection with a clash which that occurred in Wukari on 15 April. ASP Joseph Kwaji, police spokesperson in the state, said on Sunday that the suspects would be charged to court soon. “The command has so far arreste...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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