IGP Ignores Court Order, Orders Release of Names of New Police Recruits

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on Thursday ordered the release of names of successful candidates shortlisted into the force despite a court order restraining him and the Police from doing so.  A short statement posted on the Police’s official Twitter handle, said the IGP gave the approval for the release of the names. …

Shiites React to Killing Of Top Police Officer, Journalist [See Statement]

Press Release  Yesterday the Nigeria police force headquarters issued a press statement in which it ascribed the death of DCP Usman A.K Umar in particular to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of the illegally detained Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. We vehemently condemn such insinuation which we believe was done in bad taste to…

Bloody Monday as Police, Shiites Clash in Abuja

The police on Monday shot and killed some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly called Shiite group during a protest in Abuja. Members of the group were protesting the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Elzakzaky by the federal government when the protest turned bloody. A journalist with Channels TV was…

Assault: Police Arraign Abbo  

The police on Monday arraigned a senator, Elisha Abbo in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother. Sen. Abbo who represents Adamawa North senatorial Zone however, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of criminal force and assault leveled against him. The police prosecution counsel, James Idachaba told the court…