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Bill To End Discrimination Of Women In Nigeria Police Gets Senators’ Support

Bill To End Discrimination Of Women In Nigeria Police Gets Senators’ Support

A bill has been presented to the Senate to end existing discrimination against female officers in the Nigerian Police Force. The bill sponsored by Imo senator, Ezenwa Onyewuchi, seeks to amend the Police Act by expunging the gender-discriminatory provisions of regulations 122,123,124 and 127. Regulation 122 restricts female police officers assigned to the General Duties […]

Aisha Buhari Demands Justice For Rape Victims

Aisha Buhari Demands Justice For Rape Victims

The first lady, Aisha Buhari has urged the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to ensure justice for rape victims in the country. The president’s wife in a tweet on her verified handle at the weekend called for action against rape in the country. Busola Dakolo, popular photographer and wife of musician Timi Dakolo had […]

President Buhari Approves New Salary Package For Police Officers

President Buhari Approves New Salary Package For Police Officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a new salary package for police personnel. Mr Buhari also assured that his administration will continue to give attention to the welfare and operational needs of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) with a view to restoring its lost primacy in the internal security framework of the country. Mr Buhari said […]

Scores Killed As Gunmen Hit Zamfara

Scores Killed As Gunmen Hit Zamfara

Suspected bandits on Wednesday attacked two villages in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing some people. The Cable  reported that the suspects attacked a mining site at Kuru-kuru village and also ambushed some people from the neighbouring Jarkuka village as they mobilised to bring help to Kuru-kuru. A witness, Sadi Musa, said scores of […]

Police To Recruit 10,000 Personnel Annually – Official

Police To Recruit 10,000 Personnel Annually – Official

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, says the force will henceforth recruit no fewer than 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations. Mr. Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed officers of Zone 10 of the force in Sokoto, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands. He said, “The yearly recruitment will […]

Kenya, Tanzania Police Team Up Against Female Genital Mutilation

Kenya, Tanzania Police Team Up Against Female Genital Mutilation

Tanzanian police in the Tarime/Rorya Special Zone and their Kenyan counterparts have agreed to cooperate in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM). Joint operations will be conducted in Tarime District, Mara Region, and five districts of Nyanza Province in Kenya. Tarime/Rorya Special Police Zone commander Andrew Satta said yesterday they had decided to work […]

Kaduna Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Corps Member

Kaduna Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Corps Member

The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, told our correspondent that the two suspects were nabbed by men of the command, adding that they were being investigated for their alleged involvement. “The case is under investigation at the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department,” he said. One of the […]

Lagos Pupils, Others Regain Freedom

Lagos Pupils, Others Regain Freedom

Four pupils, teacher and Vice-Principal of Lagos State Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe area, who were kidnapped by gunmen six days ago, have regained their freedom. Our correspondent learnt that the six victims were freed around 11pm on Tuesday. It was gathered that apart from the family of the schoolboy who reportedly fell sick who […]

Police Confirm Kidnap of Former Minister, Husband, Others in Kaduna

Police Confirm Kidnap of Former Minister, Husband, Others in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the kidnapping of a former Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Laraba Mallam, and her husband, Pius, among several other persons. The command’s spokesman, Aliyu Usman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said in Kaduna that they were abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening. […]

Police Arraign 50 FUNNAB Students Over Protest

Police Arraign 50 FUNNAB Students Over Protest

FIFTY students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNNAB),were on Friday, arraigned by Police before a Magistrates’ Court 1, in Abeokuta. The students were arrested in connection with a peaceful protest that turned violent, over incessant armed robbery attacks on some hostels within the university’s host communities. The students who were conveyed to the […]

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