Category Archives: Nigerian Police

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

Naming A Dog “Buhari”, Police Impunity And The Law By Inibehe Effiong

I have taken pains to elucidate on the issue under consideration which is as simple as ABC. It is not because there are no serious and pressing legal controversies in the country requiring my intervention, but to basically portray the reckless, arbitrary and intolerable abuse of law enforcement powers by the police. This matter calls to question the level of institutional sanity in the Nigeria Police Force. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com/2016/08/19/naming-dog-buhari-police-impunity-and-law-inibehe-effiong

Posted by Hussaini Ali 20th August, 2016

3 policemen face trial over flogging of 15-year-old girl

Three police officers indicted in the stripping and battering of a 15-year-old Uzoamaka Chukwu in Umunaga Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, are currently undergoing orderly room trial. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 11 August 2016