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Crime rate in Nigeria has declined, says IGP

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Monday said the crime rate in the country has been on a decline in the last one Month compared to proceeding months. The Police Boss said the crime rate declined following the launch of "Operation Puff Adder" in all states of

FG, INTERPOL signs MoU on police information sharing

The Federal Government and International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on data and information sharing under West African Police Information System (WAPIS) platform. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who signed for the government at the ceremony in Abuja, said that the agreement

Insecurity: IGP launches operation Puff Adder along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday launched a security action plan tagged Operation Puff Adder to tackle all forms of crimes including kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed robbery along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The police Force spokesperson Frank Mba, made this known in a statement on Friday. The

Crime has no ethnic face

Fredrick Nwabufor   Jelani Aliyu is an engineer and automobile designer. He is celebrated for the design of Chevrolet Volt, an auto brand of General Motors. And he is from Sokoto state. He is one of the Nigerians painting the US automobile design industry “green-white-green”.    Seyi Oyesola is

FCT police command reassures commitment to fight crime

The FCT Police Command has reassured members of the public of its commitment to ward off criminal activities in the city. The Deputy Commissioner of Police Rabiu Ladodo in a statement on Thursday said the Command has intensified its onslaught against criminals through constant raid of identified criminal hideouts, strategic deployment

Police dismiss 4 SARS operatives over alleged Robbery, crime

Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim,  has approved the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos State, over alleged robbery and other crimes. Dolapo Badmus, the Zone’s spokesperson, confirmed the dismissal on Sunday in Lagos. According to Mr Badmus,

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

 Maj. Hashim Abdullahi   1. UNDP: WE’RE REINTEGRATING REPENTANT BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS TO THEIR COMMUNITIES. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has disclosed that it is committed to ensuring that genuinely repentant Boko Haram insurgents are reintegrated to their various communities, noting however that there has been resistance by some of the communities.

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice

After fifteen years of allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State. The police at the Ojo division arrested the 49-year-old on Tuesday following a suspicion raised by a lawyer, Nnamdi Nwafor. Elisha had appeared in the court