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Nigerian police fire teargas to break up protests over rising insecurity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. Police fired teargas and detained several demonstrators in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja on Saturday during protests over the country’s worsening security situation. Anger over mass kidnappings-for-ransom, a decade-long Islamist insurgency and a crackdown on protesters in Lagos last October has fuelled demands for the government of President Muhammadu Read More…

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Angry women throng Lagos police station to mob baby merchants

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Some women from Onireke Market, Ojo, Lagos State, on Friday thronged the Onireke Police Station with a plan to mob two women nabbed by the police for allegedly selling and buying a three-day-old baby. The police prevented the women from entering the station, but remained at the gate in the blazing sun Read More…

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Lagos Govt awards scholarships to children of slain policemen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN Photo. In picture above: R-L: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu; Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu interacting with other police officers during his visit to the Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The Lagos State Government on Wednesday awarded scholarships to the children of policemen killed Read More…

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#EndSARS: Police pledge ICRC training as thousands protest nationwide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will help train Nigeria’s new tactical force as thousands nationwide continued to march against police brutality and in demand of further reforms, Nigeria’s police inspector general said in a statement on Sunday. Protests began roughly two weeks ago demanding the dissolution of the Read More…

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Navy, Police collaborate to improve security in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Police Force are collaborating to beef up security for the safety of lives and property in the country. The Police Public Relations Officer Zone 2 Command, Onikan, DSP Hawa Idris-Adamu, made this known in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Idris-Adamu said that the newly appointed Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Read More…