Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Police Service Commission (PSC)

February 9, 2023

Obasanjo speaks on policing; faults appointment of ex-IGPs as PSC chair

The former president said: “when you make a retired police officer the head of the Police Service Commission, it is like asking a thief to catch a thief.’’

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo
February 7, 2023

Retired police officers ask court to commit IGP to prison for contempt

The retired police officers had approached the National Industrial Court to contest their forceful retirement from the Force.

IGP Usman Baba Alkali
January 25, 2023

Senate confirms ex-IG Arase as Police Service Commission chairman

Mr Arase’s confirmation was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on Police Affairs.

Solomon Arase
January 24, 2023

Buhari nominates Solomon Arase for Police Service Commission chair

The Nigerian leader asked the Senate to confirm the former inspector-general for the top role at the police regulatory institution.

Solomon Arase
January 21, 2023

Police in Osun confirm two dead during cultists clash in Osogbo

Crisis was said to have started when some cultists abducted a memeber of a rival cult group.

Yemisi Opalola
December 14, 2022

Court vacates order sentencing IGP Baba to three-month imprisonment

The court’s reprieve halted any likelihood of IGP Usman Baba being jailed for three months.

Usman Baba Alkali
December 1, 2022

Police warn governors against frustrating opposition parties’ campaign

The police have cautioned governors against stopping opposition political parties from holding their electioneering campaigns in their state.

Inspector General of Police Usman Baba Alkali
October 21, 2022

Police doing ‘a good job’ in Lagos, says PSC

“The police are doing a good job in Lagos, and they could also replicate in all other states and parts of the country,” stated the PSC chair.

October 4, 2022

Police commission dismisses seven officers, demotes 10 for gross misconduct

A letter of warning was also issued to two officers while four were exonerated.

Police service commission
September 22, 2022

Rights Violation: Lawyer advises Nigerians to seek redress in court

The legal practitioner advised aggrieved persons not to resort to self-help as the courts now accord top priority to such cases.

Police Brutality