Category Archives: Nigerian Police

On duty of Police to provide security for all protesters

On the 22nd day of September 2003 the police disrupted the rally convened by the defunct All Nigeria Peoples’ Party (ANPP) to protest the rigging of the 2003 general election. The police authorities justified the disruption by claiming that the organizers of the rally did not obtai n a police permit.  Full story

Source: http://www.thenewsnigeria.com.ng

Posted by Amaka, 14 August 2017

Ikorodu Badoo – Law Firm Petitions Lagos CP Over Detention of Alaka

An Ibadan-based law firm, Ojehomon B, F, F & CO has petitioned the Lagos commissioner of police over unlawful arrest, detention and prejudicial stigmatization of his client, Alhaji Abayomi Alaka. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 10 August 2017

Billionaire kidnapper: How Ghana helped Nigerian police in arresting Evans – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has revealed why the police was able arrest kidnap kingpin, Onwumadike Chukwudubem, a.k.a Evans. The IGP attributed the arrest of Evans to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. Full story

Source: http://www.dailypost.ng

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Body approves dismissal of 4 senior police officers, reinstate 14 others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. Full story

Source: http://www.pulse.ng

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

You have no right to banish Fulani herdsmen from Benue – Police Commissioner tells Ortom

The Benue State Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has affirmed that no one has the right to banish Fulani Herdsmen from any state. Makama was reacting to the recent directive by the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, ordering Fulani herdsmen to vacate the state within 72 hours. Full story

Source: http://www.dailypost.ng

Posted by Amaka, 20 March 2017

It’s time to outlaw ‘Jungle Justice’ in Nigeria

For as long as one can remember there has always been ‘jungle justice’ in Nigeria. All it takes is for somebody to shout ‘ole’ (thief) and anybody seen running away – the suspect or not – is apprehended, subject to a kangaroo court before being beaten mercilessly to a pulp – or even killed in the most gruesome fashion imaginable. Full story

Source: http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2016/11/19/its-time-to-outlaw-jungle-justice-in-nigeria/

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 20, 2016