Police Officers – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:06:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Police Officers – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 NDDC Crisis: Why I stopped Nunieh’s ‘abduction’ by over 50 police officers from IG’s monitoring team – Wike https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/nddc-crisis-why-i-stopped-nuniehs-abduction-by-over-50-police-officers-from-igs-monitoring-team-wike/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:06:28 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263935 Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has explained he intervened in the alleged police invasion of the residence of a former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Dr Joy Nunieh to save her from abduction. Wike, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Communucation, Paulinus Nsirim, called on the Inspector-General of […]

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IGP orders immediate withdrawal of all police officers serving at EFCC https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/igp-orders-immediate-withdrawal-of-all-police-officers-serving-at-efcc/ Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:54:16 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=263015 The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu on Friday directed the immediate withdrawal of all police operatives serving at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The directive which was contained in a signal to the Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Police Mobile Force (PMF), PMF Squadrons one to 79, Force Secretary and Commissioners of Police […]

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Fraud: Stop indiscriminate arrest of youths carrying laptops, Buhari warns police officers https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/fraud-stop-indiscriminate-arrest-young-nigerians-laptops-buhari-warns-police-officers/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/fraud-stop-indiscriminate-arrest-young-nigerians-laptops-buhari-warns-police-officers/#respond Tue, 29 Oct 2019 04:19:09 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=218031 President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest ‘yahoo criminals’. Buhari handed down this warning in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers on Monday in Lagos. The theme of the retreat […]

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Extra-judicial killings: Lagos set to prosecute four police officers https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/extra-judicial-killing-lagos-set-prosecute-four-police-officers/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/extra-judicial-killing-lagos-set-prosecute-four-police-officers/#respond Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:09:20 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=216060 The Lagos State Government says it will prosecute four police officers indicted in an alleged extra-judicial killing of two people in Lagos. The families of late Segun Sholaja and Ogheneovo Ebobo had petitioned the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo over what they described as travesty of  justice. The two families […]

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Court grants bail to eight South African police officers accused of murdering Nigerian https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-grants-bail-eight-south-african-police-officers-accused-murdering-nigerian/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-grants-bail-eight-south-african-police-officers-accused-murdering-nigerian/#respond Tue, 09 Oct 2018 06:11:09 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=155312 The eight South African police officers arrested in connection with brutal murder of a Nigerian in 2017 have been released on bail by that country’s Magistrate Court. Adetola Olubajo, President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA), confirmed the latest development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria on Monday. […]

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South African police officers to appear in court for allegedly killing Nigerian https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/south-african-police-officers-appear-court-allegedly-killing-nigerian/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/south-african-police-officers-appear-court-allegedly-killing-nigerian/#respond Sat, 21 Jul 2018 06:07:32 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=141047 The Nigerian Mission in South Africa announced on Friday that police officers implicated in the alleged murder of a Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus, would be charged to court soon. Badmus, 25, who was murdered in 2017, was among no fewer than 120 Nigerians, mainly young people, killed in South Africa since February 2016. Nigeria’s Consul-General in […]

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BREAKING: Gunmen invade Abuja, kill seven police officers on duty https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-gunmen-invade-abuja-kill-seven-police-officers/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-gunmen-invade-abuja-kill-seven-police-officers/#respond Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:15:26 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=137795 There was pandemonium on Tuesday in Abuja as armed men reportedly gunned down seven police officers. According to a report by Premium Times, the incident occurred at Galadimawa Junction, just off the international airport road. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police commissioner, Sadiq Bello confirmed the tragic incident. The police chief was, however, unable to […]

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Why police officers protested, blocked highway — Official https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/police-officers-protested-blocked-highway-official/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/police-officers-protested-blocked-highway-official/#respond Mon, 02 Jul 2018 17:45:31 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=137649 The Nigeria Police Force has claimed that its personnel who blocked its Borno headquarters earlier Monday in Maiduguri, were not staging a protest, but “merely complaining” over the delay in payment of their special duty allowances. The Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement claimed some of the police mobile force personnel on special duty […]

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How FG negotiated ceasefire, release of police officers with Boko Haram insurgents – DSS https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/how-fg-negotiated-ceasefire-release-of-police-officers-with-boko-haram-insurgents/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/how-fg-negotiated-ceasefire-release-of-police-officers-with-boko-haram-insurgents/#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 18:55:43 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=115009 The Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura on Monday explained in details how the Federal Government negotiated with Boko Haram for the release of abducted policewomen and oil explorers in Lake Chad Basin. Recall that the police officers were abducted in June 20, 2017, while traveling from Maiduguri, the capital city of […]

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Boko Haram: Buhari receives rescued lecturers, police officers’ wives in Abuja https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/boko-haram-buhari-receives-rescued-lecturers-police-officers-wives-abuja/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/boko-haram-buhari-receives-rescued-lecturers-police-officers-wives-abuja/#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:58:18 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=114966 President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and police officers’ wives who were abducted by Boko Haram last year. He received them at the presidential villa, Abuja. The rescued persons had been under the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja where they were examined by a […]

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