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Human Rights Concerns: NHRC Begins Audit of Police Detention Cells in Nigeria.

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has approved the request of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to commence an independent audit of detention cells in all police commands and formations in Nigeria including those of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). A statement by the Public Compliant Rapid Response Unit of the Police (PCRRU) said […]


Sallah: IG Orders Massive Deployment of Police Personnel throughout the Country to Ensure Hitch Free Celebration

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris on behalf of Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force heartily felicitates and rejoice with Muslim faithful throughout the country on the occasion of the 2018 Eid-el- Fitri celebration. To this end, the IGP has directed Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police in […]


PSC Approves Promotion of 3,665 Senior Officers, including 2 CPs’ to AIG, 16 DCPs to CPs in Okiro’s Final Plenary.

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 3,665 senior Police officers. The promotion was one of the high points of the Commission’s 28 plenary meeting which ended in Abuja on Friday, June 8th 2018. The plenary meeting was the last official function of the Sir. Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro PSC Board whose tenure […]


Sallah: Lagos CP Orders Show of Force across the State.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Imohimi Edgal, has ordered all police formations under the command to embark on Show of Force.   The exercise will commence (Thursday) tomorrow 14/06/2018, from 6am through 4pm across the state.   The operation is to assure Lagosians of the readiness of the command to provide adequate security for […]


Army Kills 23 Boko Haram Terrorists, Recover Weapons; End of Boko Haram Has Come-GOC 8 Division tells Troops

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday night that its troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with elements of Cameroonian Defence Forces while on clearance operation on Monday 11 June 2018, encountered Boko Haram terrorists.  The Army said 23 of the terrorists were neutralized and several others wounded during the encounter.  “Items recovered include, […]


NEMA Offices Shutdown over alleged Maladministration of Maihaja; NEMA Advises Staff to End Strike Action

The Staff of National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA), have embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike over what they termed as maladministration, ineptitude, incompetence and inefficiency of the current Director General Engr. Mustafha Maihaja. The staff through the Chairman of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) of the agency, Justin Uche disclosed that since assumption […]


IPPIS, Underpayment/Non Payment of Police Salaries: IGP orders AIG Accounts & Budget to Rectify Issues with Office AGF.

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, concerned with the issues of welfare of the entire personnel of the Force as regard delay in payment, short-payment and other problems associated with the payment of Salaries of Police Personnel across the country.  The issues are a result of the full migration of the Nigeria Police […]


June 12 Annulment: Buhari Apologizes to Abiola Family, Nigerians; Says June 12 as Democracy Day, to right the wrongs of the Past.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the decision by the Federal Government to announce June 12 as Nigerian’s democracy is designed to right the wrongs done in the past. At a Special National Honours Investiture, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja which was presided over by Buhari, Chief Moshood Abiola was awarded the Grand Commander Order […]


PSC Recruit 6, 491 Successful Candidates; directs New Recruits to Commence Training on Wednesday June 13.

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday said that newly recruited Police Constables are expected at their different training colleges nationwide latest Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 for the commencement of training. The PSC on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 uploaded the list of 6,491 successful candidates on its recruitment portal, with specific instructions on how, […]