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    Police officers’ wives demand husbands’ redeployment over Boko Haram killings

Police officers’ wives demand husbands’ redeployment over Boko Haram killings

Wives of police officers fighting Boko Haram in the north-east, on Friday, staged a protest asking the federal government to redeploy their husbands from the combat zone. Dressed in black attire and matching through some streets in Jos, the women accused the government of neglecting their husbands despite the constant killings by the insurgents. “Our hearts are troubled," a protester who identified herself [...]

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    ‘They tortured Chima’ — Family of mechanic ‘killed’ by police demands justice

‘They tortured Chima’ — Family of mechanic ‘killed’ by police demands justice

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    ‘His killers must be brought to book’– outrage as police ‘torture’ mechanic to death

‘His killers must be brought to book’– outrage as police ‘torture’ mechanic to death

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    Police: We’re investigating video of ‘officer’ extorting commuters with POS machine

Police: We’re investigating video of ‘officer’ extorting commuters with POS machine

The police say they are investigating a video in which an alleged officer is seen extorting commuters using a point of sale (POS) machine. In the 44 seconds video shared by a Twitter user @MarshallKacy, a man can be heard arguing with the officer that he would not make his ATM card available. Reacting to the video on Friday, the police, through [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Drunk policeman mocked by passersby

TRENDING VIDEO: Drunk policeman mocked by passersby

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    ‘Even sex workers are human’ — outrage trails police’s comment on Port Harcourt killings

‘Even sex workers are human’ — outrage trails police’s comment on Port Harcourt killings

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    Sanusi’s ‘chief singer’ arrested in Kano

Sanusi’s ‘chief singer’ arrested in Kano

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    ‘I lost over N19m’ – Bobrisky laments invasion of birthday party by police

‘I lost over N19m’ – Bobrisky laments invasion of birthday party by police

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    Paul Okoye tackles police over ‘harassment of citizens’

Paul Okoye tackles police over ‘harassment of citizens’

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    Preliminary findings show Lulu-Briggs ‘didn’t die a violent death’

Preliminary findings show Lulu-Briggs ‘didn’t die a violent death’

Preliminary findings into the death of Benson Lulu-Briggs, founder and chairman of Moni Pulo Limited, an oil exploration and production company, has shown that the deceased didn't die a violent death as alleged, a family source has told TheCable.  Officials of the Nigeria and Ghana police supervised the post-mortem examination of his remains on Friday. The death of Lulu-Briggs on December 27, [...]

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    Nigeria police force is like an elephant with a dent on its trunk

Nigeria police force is like an elephant with a dent on its trunk

For the past few decades, the Nigerian Police Force has consistently vindicated this preposition; it has been a microcosm of all that is wrong with Nigeria at every stage of its evolution. Systematic and structural issues like indiscipline, chronic corruption and a poor service culture barely scratches the surface underneath the hefty trunk of this elephant in the room. Times [...]

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    ‘When will he end this drama?’ — and other reactions  to ‘collapse’ of Melaye

‘When will he end this drama?’ — and other reactions to ‘collapse’ of Melaye

After days of laying siege to the residence of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, the police finally have him in their custody. The police had stormed the Abuja residence of the lawmaker on December 28, with the intention of arresting him over alleged culpable homicide. When he surrendered on Friday, the lawmaker "fainted at his residence and at headquarters of the [...]

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    Police begin recruitment of constables

Police begin recruitment of constables

Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, has announced that the force is currently recruiting constables. In a circular released on Thursday, Moshood said applicants must have passion for a career in the force and must satisfy certain requirements. He added that the application for the recruitment exercise must be submitted online and it is absolutely free. Some of the requirements state [...]

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    Shi’ite crisis: Nigeria is playing with fire

Shi’ite crisis: Nigeria is playing with fire

No matter what the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force say in the aftermath of the latest face-off with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, this country cannot justify the measure of force its agents have continued to unleash on this religious group. But this incident, in which an unclarified number of people lost their lives, is indicative of [...]

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    Police ‘kill’ Nenadi Usman’s niece in Abuja

Police ‘kill’ Nenadi Usman’s niece in Abuja

Officers of the Nigerian Police Force have allegedly killed Anita Akapson, a niece of Nenadi Usman, former minister of finance. Akapson was said to have been killed on Saturday night in Katampe Extension area of Abuja by four police officers. Ibrahim Idris, the inspector general of police, has ordered the detention and investigation of its officers allegedly involved in the killing of Akapson. In a statement [...]

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    Police Reform: Thank God President Buhari doesn’t listen

Police Reform: Thank God President Buhari doesn’t listen

This week, there has been a lot of interesting arguments about the English Premier League; some posit that Manchester City won the premier league on Sunday, after defeating Manchester United to open an 11-point gap at the top of the league table. Others say, "come on, there are still 22 matches to go to the end of the season, anything [...]

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