Browsing: State police

The head of the Nigeria Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has opposed the establishment of State Police, stating that the country was not ready for it. Egbetokun expressed this during a one-day dialogue on state policing titled ‘Pathways to Peace: Reimagining Policing in Nigeria’. He mentioned that creating state Police would worsen ethnic tension, leading to…

The National Economic Council will reconvene later this month as more state governments have submitted their reports on the establishment of state police, The PUNCH has learnt. This came to the fore on Monday as our correspondents reported that no fewer than 10 states had begun the process of deploying forest guards to protect farmers […]

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lawal Pedro (SAN), says the state is fully ready for state police, and only waiting for the whistle to be blown for the creation. Pedro made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the 10th Ramadan Lecture organised […]