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Nigeria Police key to regional peace, stability- IGP Idris

…Jude Johnson The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, says the Nigeria Police Force is key agency in ensuring sustainable African regional stability and peace. Idris disclosed this on Tuesday at the West Africa National Security Conference, holding at Accra, Ghana.   The IGP delivered a paper entitled:'' The Role

Intelligence sharing among ECOWAS Police facilitated arrest of Evan- Police Chief

...Jude Johnson The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwudemeje Onwuamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa.  “Information sharing is crucial to tackling the menace of trans-border crimes in West Africa; it is

Nigeria’s secret police debunks ongoing recruitment exercise

 ...Jude Johnson The Nigeria's State Security Service (SSS) has denied carrying out an ongoing recruitment exercise for cadets. The Nigeria's secret police also known as the Department of State Services (DSS) in a statement on Friday by Mr. Tony Opuiyo, disclosed of  illegal activities of some fraudulent persons and groups who extort money

Army, Police synergise to fight crime in Akwa-Ibom sate

...Grace Ovrawah    The Nigerian Army and their Police counterpart has agreed to synergise efforts, intelligence and resources in the fight against crime in Akwa-Ibom state, South South of the country.   The Force Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said this was agreed when Commander

N23bn bribe: INEC confirms staff received over N3bn to influence 2015 elections

National Commissioner, 5 RECs fingered Over 70 staffs to be investigated by EFCC  ...Jude Johnson The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that some of its staffs were bribed with over N3 billion out of the N23 billion allegedly being distributed  by former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke to

In conflicting accounts, EFCC announces seizure of N500m in Lagos (video)

Official statements gave two locations of Bureau de change, shopping plaza   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered over N448 million in an abandoned location in Lagos. Disclosing this on its social media, both the Facebook and Twitter accounts, the anti-graft agency said it found the money at a

N5bn scam: Why we arrested ex-Gov. Babangida Aliyu-EFCC

...Paschal Okeke    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained why it arrested former governor of Niger State,  Babangida Aliyu, over N5 billion alleged fraud perpetuated under his administration. The Head of Media and Public Relations of EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday said that Aliyu was invited for interrogation over the