Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Police"

    Tattoo on your body? Sorry police is not for you

Tattoo on your body? Sorry police is not for you

Ebere Amaraizu, public relations officer of the police in Enugu state, says people with tattoos on their bodies have no chance of being recruited into the force. Amaraizu said tattoos will automatically disqualify a candidate from the nationwide police recruitment exercise.He said procedures for the screening had been put in place by the authorities and that those who were shortlisted for the [...]

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    5 Biafra protesters killed, ‘358’ arrested across 4 states

5 Biafra protesters killed, ‘358’ arrested across 4 states

Five members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) were killed on Monday, just as the police arrested over 358 members of the group across four states in the south-east.Charles Muka, police spokesman in Delta, said the protesters were killed during violent confrontation with security personnel.Muka said some persons were arrested over the violence, adding [...]

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    Police: We are ready for PDP convention

Police: We are ready for PDP convention

The Rivers police state command says it is ready for Saturday's national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled to hold at Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt.Ahmad Muhammad, public relations officer of the command, told NAN that adequate security measures had been put in place for a successful convention.He said the command had done necessary deployments at the venue of [...]

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    Police, NLC members clash in Lagos

Police, NLC members clash in Lagos

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) clashed with policemen in Ikeja, capital of Lagos state, on Wednesday.The incident happened around the Zone A office of the Nigeria custom service (NCS) at Mobolaji Bank Anthony way.Apparently carrying out the order of the federal government to ensure that the unionists do not create disorderliness, the police formed a barricade on the [...]

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    Police arrest gang ‘terrorising’ Kaduna residents

Police arrest gang ‘terrorising’ Kaduna residents

A gang of kidnappers have been arrested in Kaduna state, the police have said.Olabisi Kolawole, police spokeswoman, said in a statement on Saturday that the gang had been terrorising the state until their arrest.She also said that the six-man gang would be arraigned in court soon.“In line with the resolve to make the country safe and secure for the citizens [...]

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    Enugu CP redeployed after attack by ‘herdsmen’

Enugu CP redeployed after attack by ‘herdsmen’

The Nigeria police force has redeployed Nwodibo Ekechukwu, Enugu state police commissioner, one week after an suspected herdsmen attacked Ukpabi Nimbo community in Enugu state.According to an announcement by Bisi Kolawole, police public relations officer, Ekechukwu has been posted out of the state to another command, while a new CP, Emmanuel Ojukwu, has taken over."The redeployment is part of strategies to improve [...]

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    Arase: Police lost 359 officers in the last 2 years

Arase: Police lost 359 officers in the last 2 years

At least 359 policemen were killed on duty between January 2014 and April 2016, Solomon Arase, the inspector-general of police, has said.Arase said this during a lecture at the University of Jos (UNIJOS).He said 272 policemen sustained various degrees of injuries within the same period, adding that the casualties occurred while intervening in civil conflicts.Arase said the officers paid the [...]

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    Arase orders arrest of policeman ‘involved’ in Enugu killings

Arase orders arrest of policeman ‘involved’ in Enugu killings

Solomon Arase, the inspector general of police, has ordered the immediate arrest of a police officer said to be a collaborator in the attack allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in Ukpabi, Nimbo community, Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state.The police officer was simply identified as Corporal Chukwu.The IGP, who was accompanied by Chukwuka Utazi, the senator representing Enugu North, ordered that the [...]

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    Police make U-turn on Enugu killers

Police make U-turn on Enugu killers

Nwodibo Ekechukwu, the commissioner of police for Enugu state, says the killings of nine people in Nimbo community was carried out by suspected herdsmen.This appears to contradict a statement released by the state police on Wednesday saying that the killers were "mere hoodlums".“First of all, let me extend my condolence to the families, it is painful to us and we would [...]

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    Police: Enugu killings NOT by herdsmen

Police: Enugu killings NOT by herdsmen

The Enugu state police command says herdsmen are not responsible for the killing of dozens of people in the state.A statement by Ebere Amaraizu, police public relations officer for the state, blamed the attack on hoodlumps.“The attention of Enugu State Police Command has been drawn to various publications in some sections of the media regarding the incident at Nimbo Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government [...]

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    RRS arrests bus driver for ‘stealing’ Eko bridge rails

RRS arrests bus driver for ‘stealing’ Eko bridge rails

Ademola Ibrahim, a commercial bus driver, has been arrested by the rapid response squad (RRS) of the Nigeria police force for illegally removing the rails under and above the Eko bridge.Ibrahim was arrested at about 7pm on Sunday, although his ally, simply identified as Kampo, escaped the scene.According to Habib Aruna, chief press secretary to the Lagos state governor, the suspects had [...]

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    ALERT: Robbers on rampage in Delta

ALERT: Robbers on rampage in Delta

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    ALERT: Child kidnappers ‘planning to strike’ in Bauchi

ALERT: Child kidnappers ‘planning to strike’ in Bauchi

The Bauchi state police command says intelligence reports at its disposal indicate that some undesirable elements plan to abduct underage children for recruitment for terrorist activities.Abdulrahman Ahmed, spokesman of the command, disclosed this in a statement made available to NAN in Bauchi on Wednesday.Ahmed said the group specifically planned to abduct school children going to or returning from schools."The group [...]

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    Police hunt down Kidnappers who ‘suffocated victim to death’

Police hunt down Kidnappers who ‘suffocated victim to death’

The police in Akwa- Ibom state killed two of a three-man suspected kidnap gang in a gun battle at Idu-Uruan in Uruan local government area of the state.The suspected kidnappers were said to have abducted an elderly woman, Grace Bassey (74) in her residence at Use in Adadia village in the local government.Cordelia Nwawe, the state's police public relations officer, [...]

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    Police consider psychiatric screening of officers

Police consider psychiatric screening of officers

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of police, says the force is considering conducting psychiatric test on recruits and serving officers.Arase said this at the Nigeria police force health policy revalidation meeting in Abuja on Tuesday.He said the initiative became necessary following incidents of indiscriminate use of firearms by personnel of the force.Arase said inadequate manpower had exposed officers to working for longer [...]

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    IG fires 50 ‘corrupt’ police officers

IG fires 50 ‘corrupt’ police officers

Solomon Arase, inspector general of police, says the police under his leadership have dismissed 50 officers for alleged corrupt practices and misconduct.Speaking at the end of year commissioners of police conference on Thursday in Abuja, Arase said these measures taken are part of the strategic policing plan contained in his vision to reposition the NPF.He said: “Between May and November, 2015, the anti-corruption [...]

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