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Drug Dealer Behind Cocaine Hidden In Lagos Airport Toilet Arrested – NDLEA

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a Brazil based drug dealer, Okafor Moses in connection with over 2.55 kilograms of cocaine. This is contained in a statement signed by NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, in Abuja on Sunday. He said that drugs were recovered […]

Endsars: Burnt Police Stations In Lagos Undergoing Renovation – CP

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has said that all the police stations burnt in the state during last year’s EndSARS protests are now undergoing renovation. Odumosu, who disclosed this to the African Examiner on Sunday, stressed that some of the police stations had been completed and were now ready […]

Plateau Appoints New Police Commissioner Amid State Assembly Crisis

(AFRICAN EXAMINER0 – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the immediate posting of Bartholomew Onyeka to the Plateau State Police Command as the new Commissioner of Police. This followed the redeployment of CP Edward Egbuka to the Force headquarters for other national engagements. This is happening five days after the Speaker, Plateau […]

Benue Police Vows To Arrest Killers Of Young Women

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) -Benue Police Command has assured residents of the state that it will soon apprehend the criminal elements luring young women into hidden places and killing them for unknown reasons. This is contained in a statement issued by its Spokeperson, Mrs Sewuese Anene, on Monday in Makurdi. “The command is on the trail of […]

Two Killed As Police Repel Attack On Ebonyi Divisional Headquarters

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two people have been killed after an attack on the police divisional headquarters at Unwana, Afikpo North LGA of Ebonyi state. This development is coming on the heels of another attack on a police station in Ohuakwu LGA of the state. Loveth Odah, spokesperson of the Ebonyi police command, confirmed the incident […]

Police Is Clamping Down On Cultists In Lagos State – Spokesman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Police in Lagos State said on Sunday that they were clamping down on cultists in Ikorodu and other parts of the state. Police spokesman in the state, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said this in reaction to allegation of police illegal detention of some students of Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu Campus, over alleged cultism. […]

Police Nab Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist Students’ Abductors

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – THE Kaduna State Police Command stated that  that it arrested kidnappers of students of Greenfield University as well as students of the Bethel Baptist High School, all in the state. Also in the police net are kidnappers of the 37 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, in Igabi LGA […]

BREAKING: Police Council Confirms Baba As IGP

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Police Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed Usman Alkali Baba as Inspector General of Police (IGP). Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the meeting, said Baba was unanimously confirmed. President Buhari had on April 6, appointed Baba as […]

SARS Disbandment Created Vacuum In Fight Against Insecurity – IGP

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Thursday, disclosed that the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) created a vacuum in Nigeria’s Police effort at fighting insecurity. The acting IGP spoke at the weekly Ministerial briefing, organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He […]

BREAKING: IGP Disbands Police Monitoring Units In Lagos, Port Harcourt

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Acting Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Monitoring Satellite Offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt over complaints of harassment and operating beyond their briefs by Nigerians. Speaking at his maiden meeting with Command Police Commissioners and zonal AIGs, in Abuja , Baba said the IGP […]

Security Operatives Begin Search For Fleeing Owerri Inmates

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Security agencies have started a massive man  hunt for 1,884 inmates of Owerri Custodial Centre, Imo State, who escaped when the facility was attacked by gunmen on Monday morning. Six escaped inmates willingly returned to the facility and 35 others did not escape during the attack. The attackers invaded the facility at […]

Police Nab 4 Criminal Suspects In Enugu

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state police Command under the watch of Commissioner, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, have arrested four (4) male criminal suspects Involved in various crimes. According to the Command,  the  offences ranges from armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm, burglary, stealing and cultism. The state police public Relations officer, PPRO,  Daniel Ndukwe, who […]

Police Arrests Family Of Eight Suspected Kidnappers In Ogun

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ogun State Police Command has arrested  eight members of a family   for the alleged kidnapping of people in  Sagamu . Six members of the syndicate comprising the father, Oweniwe Okpara and three of his children: Samson Okpara, Bright Okpara and Eze Okpara as well as one Christian Ishaha and Emmanuel Joseph […]

Osun: Police Intensify Manhunt For Gunmen Who Attacked Travellers On Ibokun-Osogbo Road

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Police Command in Osun says it has intensified manhunt to arrest gunmen who attacked travellers on the Obokun-Osogbo road at Ajebandele Village, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun. The gunmen were reported to have killed a traveller while some other passengers were kidnapped and taken into the bush. A statement issued […]

Anambra Assembly Expresses Anxiety Over Spike In Criminal Activities

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Anambra House of Assembly has shown concern over the alarming rate of crimes in the state and called for urgent measures to address the menace. Mr Noble Igwe, representing Ogbaru 1 Constituency, while speaking on a matter of urgent public importance, on Tuesday, lamented that the rate of crime had triggered […]

FG Tasks NSCDC On Security In Schools, Other Places

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government has tasked the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to   develop a robust scheme for the protection of schools across the country. This, it said, was born out of its resolve to ensure the safety of children everywhere, especially within the school environment, from the incessant attacks by […]

Police Arrest Robbery Gang Terrorizing Osogbo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Police Command in Osun on Monday announced the arrest of a seven-man armed robbery gang terrorizing Osogbo and its environs. The Osun Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Olawale Olokode, while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Osogbo, said the suspects were arrested when a victim reported an attack on […]

Police Rescues Abducted 81-Year-Old Monarch In Calabar

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Cross River State Police Command has rescued an 81-year-old Monarch who was  abducted   from his house at Ambo by Idang in the Calabar South Local government area  The Victim, HH (Muri) Chief Bassey Iyamba was kidnapped  Monday night before the rapid intervention by the police and the youth of the community […]

Petitioner Slumps While Recounting Ordeal In SARS Custody

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  A petitioner, Timothy Ogbeye, on Monday slumped while reporting  his ordeal before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel. The  NHRC  independent  panel is investigating violations of rights by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police units. Ogbeye, was later revived and taken to the hospital. Following this, Garba Tetengi, SAN, […]

I’m A Cultist, Says Teenage School Girl Caught With Firearm

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Promise Idorenyin a 17 year old SS2 student of  Community Secondary School Ikot Ewa in Akpabuyo Local Government Area has been arrested for  the possessesion of a locally made  pistol  in Cross River State, and also a member of   a local cult group named the Sky Queens. She was paraded alongside her […]



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