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    Police: 20 principal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

Police: 20 principal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

More than 20 principal suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara, the Nigeria police force have said.Armed robbers had attacked five commercial banks in Offa on April 5, during which 17 persons, including policemen and a pregnant woman were killed.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said exhibits were [...]

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    Police tackle senate: Don’t trivialise the criminal offence against Melaye

Police tackle senate: Don’t trivialise the criminal offence against Melaye

Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police force, has asked the senate not to “personalise” or “trivialise” the alleged criminal case of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.Melaye has been having a running battle with the police lately.The police accused him of criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms after some crime suspects reportedly told the police he was [...]

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    Of drowning men and national security

Of drowning men and national security

Jimoh Moshood, the current Police Public Relations officer in Abuja is probably the most unprofessional occupier of that office since 1999. His lack of professionalism and ready capacity to perpetually say the wrong thing at the right time is the reason why he should be relieved forthwith of that important position. He obviously loves the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim [...]

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    PHOTO: Afegbua all smiles as he meets police PRO

PHOTO: Afegbua all smiles as he meets police PRO

Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of former military President Ibrahim Babangida, was at the police headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, who announced that Afegbua had been declared wanted, received him in his office.Babaginda’s spokesman was accompanied by Kayode Ajulo, his lawyer.The trio smiled as they posed for photographs.Details of Afegbua's visit would be disclosed later.The police [...]

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    Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP).The lawmakers made the call during plenary on Wednesday.They passed a vote of no confidence on the IGP, after various complaints from the lawmakers on the failings of the police chief.They, therefore, asked Buhari to remove the IGP and replace him with “a more professional [...]

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    Police declare Babangida’s spokesman wanted over ‘injurious falsehood’

Police declare Babangida’s spokesman wanted over ‘injurious falsehood’

The police have declared Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of Ibrahim Babangida, wanted in connection with a statement he issued on behalf of his principal on Sunday.Jimoh Moshood, force spokesman, confirmed this to TheCable on Monday."The IGP has ordered the arrest of Kassim Afegbua for making false statements, injurious falsehood, defamation of character and for an act capable of inciting public disturbance [...]

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    Politicians behind #EndSARS campaign, says police spokesman

Politicians behind #EndSARS campaign, says police spokesman

Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, says "mischievous" politicians are behind the #EndSARS campaign.Over the weekend, Nigerians took to the social media to condemn the “careless” disregard for human lives by the operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).But speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, Moshood said Jega Awosanya Segun, the alleged originator of the hashtag, is under [...]

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    Police arrest 11 suspected kidnappers, rescue four victims

Police arrest 11 suspected kidnappers, rescue four victims

Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officers, says the police have arrested 11 suspects for alleged armed robbery and kidnapping.Moshood said this on Wednesday while parading the suspects at the Jere divisional headquarters in Kaduna state.The spokesman said police officers seized weapons from the suspects along Abuja-Kaduna and Kaduna-Kano highways and rescued four victims, comprising three men and a woman.He said the suspects [...]

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    Police commission clears senator who accused IGP of corruption, says his retirement followed due process

Police commission clears senator who accused IGP of corruption, says his retirement followed due process

Ikechukwu Ani, spokesman of the police service commission (PSC), says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, followed due process in retiring from the police.The police had declared Misau a deserter shortly after he accused Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), of collcting bribes.While refuting the allegation, Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, accused the senator of "forging" his retirement letter from [...]

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    Kanu ‘under surveillance’ as police deploy more personnel in south-east

Kanu ‘under surveillance’ as police deploy more personnel in south-east

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been placed under surveillance, according to PUNCH.The newspaper reported that this is to prevent him from fleeing the country if the court revokes his bail and order his re-arrest.Last week, the federal government approached the court to seek the revocation of Kanu’s bail for flouting the conditions given to him [...]

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    Police declare APC senator a deserter — days after he accused IGP of corruption

Police declare APC senator a deserter — days after he accused IGP of corruption

Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, absconded from the Nigeria Police Force.Moshood said this in a statement on Sunday while reacting to allegations by Misau that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, collects between N10 million to N15 million from police commissioners seeking favourable posting.He said the senator who was a deputy superintendent of [...]

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    Police spokesman: Charly Boy fell down when he spotted the camera

Police spokesman: Charly Boy fell down when he spotted the camera

Jimoh Moshood, police public relations officer (PPRO), says the collapse of Charly Boy at the protest demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari either resume office or resign was "over dramatisation".Moshood said this in an interview on Sunrise Daily, a Channels TV programme, on Thursday.The police spokesman said when Charly Boy spotted the camera, he then fell down.He said the police intervened in [...]

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    Biafra protests: IGP puts his men on red alert, directs them to deal with trouble makers

Biafra protests: IGP puts his men on red alert, directs them to deal with trouble makers

The Nigerian police force has warned pro-Biafran agitators in the country to take caution over their planned protests in some parts of the country.In a statement on Friday, Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, urged the agitators to call themselves to order and desist from disrupting public safety and peace.The groups, including the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), the Biafran [...]

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    46 people were killed in Ile-Ife, say police as 20 suspects are paraded

46 people were killed in Ile-Ife, say police as 20 suspects are paraded

At least 46 people lost their lives, while 96 others sustained injuries in the inter-ethnic crisis that broke out in Ile-Ife, Osun state, on March 8.Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the police, said this in Abuja on Monday, revealing that 38 suspects had been arrested in connection with the incident.Speaking while the suspects were paraded on Monday, Moshood said 38 people [...]

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    Police beg 2Baba to shelve protest

Police beg 2Baba to shelve protest

The Nigeria police force has pleaded with Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Baba, and other groups planning to protest to shelve their plans in the interest of peace and public order.In a statement on Friday night, the police said they were in possession of "credible intelligence" that some other groups were planning a counter protest or marches between 5 February [...]

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