April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

IG Sets Up Gun Licensing, Regulations Committee

In line with the Firearms Act and other extant laws, in the interest of public safety and general security, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has announced the establishment of an ad hoc committee tasked with the comprehensive review of firearms licensing and regulations by the Nigeria Police Force. Egbetokun, on Monday, revealed that […]

Police Denies Alleged Kidnap Of CSP In Taraba

The Taraba State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has debunked reports that kidnappers abducted a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, in Jalingo, the state capital. The Command refuted the reports in a statement made available to journalists in Jalingo on Monday. The statement, signed by the Command’s spokesperson, Abdullahi Usman, said, “Men of […]

Police Nab, Parade Fake Commissioner, 12 Others In Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos, says it has arrested an impersonator who has been parading himself before the public as a Police Commissioner. The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Monday while briefing newsmen on the recent achievements recorded by the command. According to him, the feat included the arrest of 12 […]

Police Arrest 6 Suspects Over Gruesome Murder of Rivers DPO

The police in Rivers state have arrested six persons in connection with the murder of Rivers DPO, SP Bako Angbashim.   LIB had earlier reported that Bako was killed in the Odiemudie Community in the Ahoada East Local Government Area (LGA) of the state during a shootout with some cultists in the area.   A […]

NDLEA Intercepts 399 Local Bombs Heading To Kaduna From Ibadan

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the interception of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) being transported to Kaduna from Ibadan, Oyo State capital, by a suspect. NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday that the transporter, Oluwagbenga Leke, 33, was nabbed with no fewer than 399 […]

Two Shot Dead In Fresh Rival Cult Groups’ Clash In Osun

The Osun State command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the killing of two people in a fresh clash between two suspected cult groups. It was reported that members of a suspected rival gang in Ilesa town clashed on Sunday evening, and two people were shot dead immediately. According to the police, members of […]

Police Nab 4 Suspected Armed Robbers In Yobe

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested four men for alleged robbery in the capital, Yola. “Another operational strategy introduced by Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola, to checkmate the activities of Shilla gangsterism within the state capital yielded a positive result as a syndicate of four were arrested,” the command said in […]

Gunmen Kill Vigilante In Delta

Gunmen, in the early hours of today, shot dead a member of the vigilante in 1st Marine Gate in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the gunmen engaged the vigilante team in a gun battle during which some members of the latter group fled due to the superior firepower […]

Amidst ECOWAS Military Threat, Niger Junta Deploys Forces To Border With Benin

A video has emerged indicating that the Niger republic’s coupists have started deploying military along its border with neighbouring country, Benin, amidst imminent military intervention by the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. The development was disclosed by a counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad, Zagazola Makama. Recall that ECOWAS had threatened […]