No Curfew imposed in Kagara, Rafi LGA – Police

Niger State Police Command debunks a report circulating in some social media which indicated that bandits attacked military check point at Zuma Rock and that there was massive influx of bandits into Niger State via Birnin-Gwari area, the said report further stated that DPO/DSS Rafi LGA affirmed such massive movement of bandits into the State.     The Command in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer,DSP Wasiu Abiodun described the report as false, untrue and which he said only existed in the figment of the imagination of…

We”ll review US Security Advisory, strengthen structures for proactiveness – Police assures

The Nigeria Police Force has reassured Nigerians and all other residents and visitors in the country that it will effectively review the United States of America Embassy in Abuja’s security advisory which was issued, widely circulated, and published by the media on October 23rd, 2022, indicating an elevated risk of terror attacks in the country, particularly in the capital city of Abuja.   Nigeria Police Force in a release signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi,Force Public Relations Officer said a review of the advisory became necessary due to the fact that…

Policing to death; who will halt the killing of our policemen? By Haruspice 

Our policemen keep dying so cheaply in the hands of gunmen because of the total disregard for policing guidelines. Police work is beyond holding AK47, it requires watertight common sense. In the last few months, no fewer than 10 policemen have been gruesomely killed by gunmen. First were those attached to Sen Ifeanyi Uba, yesterday more fell when gunmen attacked the convoy of Apostle Suleiman. Sadly, while the policemen always meet their end, the actors they protect always escape unhurt! The reason is simple, they drive in bulletproof vehicles while…

Elections and Role of Police in Electoral Process, by Solomon Arase

Election is the process whereby the adult citizens choose their representative to govern them (Afolabi 2018). Election encapsulates the mediating institutional and psychological process and anchors for citizens, as adults in an organized and routinised manner to express their choice among those who seek public political office. In the political realm, election is expressed as the formal display of preferences by the governed, either secretly or openly, with the aggregation of the choice collated and transformed into collective decision on who governs based on the majority of the votes cast.…

INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: IGP deploys officers, assures of security   …. Canvases for Cooperation, Tolerance amongst Nigerians

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has directed the deployment of adequate personnel to provide protection for citizens, critical national infrastructures, and ensure the success of all activities lined-up for the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary scheduled for Saturday 1st October, 2022 all around the nation, and prevent any untoward situation throughout the period of the celebration and beyond.   Meanwhile, Strategic Police Managers comprising Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police in all the Zonal and State Commands and the FCT have been directed to ensure…

NPF automates specialized services, seeks cooperation of Nigerians

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced the implementation of the Police Specialized Services Automation Project (POSSAP), which is one of the numerous strides of the Government towards Police Reforms. POSSAP, an initiative of the Nigeria Police Force, is designed to automate the processing and management of the specialized services of the Force such as specialized Escort and Guard services, Police Extract, Police Character Certificate, Supernumerary Police Permit, Fingerprint Information, Police Investigation Report, etc. With the implementation of this project, individuals and corporate entities who require specialized services rendered by the…