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The Police in a Federal State. The Nigerian Experience

by Kemi Rotimi

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by College Press Publ. (Nigeria) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police & security services,
  • History: World,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa - Central - Nigeria,
  • Africa - General,
  • General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • History : Africa - Central - Nigeria,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • History,
  • Police

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191868M
    ISBN 109782194158
    ISBN 109789782194152

    Origins. The quasi-military Nigerian Marine Department was established in and cooperated with the Royal Navy in capturing Cameroon in the First World Nigerian Navy came into official existence in , staffed by people from the Marine Department, with the tasks of mine-sweeping, ports examination and naval control services. The Nigerian Marine Training School, established in. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES With reference to the above, this study seeks the following objectives: 1. to determine how police officers in Nigeria perceive the NPF, 2. to determine the factors that tend to influ- ence the police officers' views, 3. to discuss how their perception of the NPF affect the social organization of policing in the country, and Cited by:

    THE LEGAL STRUCTURE OF THE POLICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN NIGERIA Chukwuma Innocent* I. INTRODUCTION There are many organisations that exercise internal security powers in Nigeria. Apart from internal security forces that are known, such as the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), the Nigerian Prisons Service, the StateCited by: 2.   History Of Nigerian Police Force: All U Need To Know The Nigerian Police Force is the primary police serving Nigeria which is one of the most populous nations of the world. The Police force was established in the year and began with officers from Imo State. There are currently seven (7) commands of [ ].

    The Nigeria Police Force is a product of the nation’s Constitution: the Constitution cited by Alemika and Chukwuma (,p) explicitly prohibited the establishment of State Police forces other than the Nigeria Police Force. Section (1) stipulates: “There shall be a Police Force. Chapter 4: Recruitment and Selection of Police Officers n 69 Of course, these differences should be considered in light of the fact that Generation X is now well established in the workforce (40%) compared to Baby-Boomer employees (45%) and Generation X employees are moving into positions of power and control (Eckberg, ).File Size: 5MB.


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[Kemi Rotimi]. The Police in a Federal State: The Nigerian Experience. By KEMI ROTIMI. Ibadan: College Press (available from African Books Collective, Oxford), Pp. xviii+ £, paperback (ISBN ). - Volume 45 Issue 3 - ANTHONY CLAYTONCited by: 1.

The Police in a Federal State: The Nigerian Experience. By KEMI ROTIMI. Ibadan: College Press (available from African Books Collective, Oxford), Author: ANTHONY CLAYTON. The introduction of state police into Nigerian policing system has been widely suggested as the only solution for the curbing of the incessant security conundrum in the country.

opinion of the antagonists of state police. Nevertheless, the protagonists of the state police maintain that the creation of state police is the only solution to all Nigeria security challenges, given the acquaintance of the institution with the people and the terrain.

Key word: State Police, Security Challenges, Nigeria IntroductionCited by: 1. Unlike the present reality, the state police force is one that would be created, funded and controlled by the state government within a federal system.

The recent clamour for a state police force in Nigeria is not empirically unfounded. Nigeria federalism stipulates the devolution of power between the federating units (federal, state and local).

the historical development of Nigeria police right from the early days of colonization of Lagos; through the whole of colonial era then post independent Nigeria. The third section bothers on the debates for and against state police in Nigeria. The fourth segment of the paper is on the missing link and weakness of the Nigerian Size: 91KB.

However, in the Nigerian context, state police are a kind of sub-national police force, to be organized, maintained and under the jurisdiction of a particular state government. In Nigeria today, there has been a recent clamor for the establishment of State police force as opposed to what was laid down in Section of the Nigerian constitution.

In both cases, the thinking being that the first essential requirement of policing is knowledge of the community, the local environment.

Local policing has firm roots in Nigeria and never a. Those who oppose state police and opt for central police in Nigeria may have their points, but the fact remains that in a truly federal state, an executive governor of a state who is supposed to.

The clamour for State Police now a central issue in the counrty have continued to draw interest from all segements of the society. The amber first fired by the Northern Governors had since earned the agitation of the Southern Governors.

The heavy onus on everyone who care is, should Nigeria go for state police or. Nigeria: State Police - the Unending Debate backed the plethora of calls for the establishment of state police in Nigeria. state police is an ingredient of a Federal system of Government. Opinion - The apparent incapability of the Nigerian police to stop the persistent deterioration of the security situation in Nigeria, on the one hand, and the justifiable worries over the.

Establishing state police is to support the Federal Policing system just like when we have federal roads and state roads. The real tragedy across Nigeria is that we risk more attacks and loss of. The Nigeria Police Force is the principal law enforcement agency in Nigeria with a staff strength of aboutThere are currently plans to increase the force toaddingnew recruits to the existingThe NPF is a very large organization consisting of 36 State commands grouped into 12 zones and 7 administrative organs.

The agency is currently headed by IGP Adamu iation: NPF. One of the most important powers conferred on the Nigerian Police is the power to arrest, this has been so important over the years and cannot be deal without as long as the Nigerian Police Force is concerned.

The Nigerian Police Force maintains a three-tier administrative structure of departments, zonal and state commands. The NPF is divided into 7 departments.

These departments are: The. The current study assessed the state of welfare condition of the Nigeria Police Force. The study utilized in-depth interview supplemented with computer based literature and found that welfare condition of men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force is not encouraging.

This study found that the inability of the police in Nigeria to effectively. Nigerian police is more of an enigma than a friend to an average Nigerian on the street. Corruption is not an alien phenomenon in police circle rather a very necessary evil to their survival or.

Simply put, State Police means the absence of a National Police Force. It means a locally controlled Police Force. The Police Forces in the state will not be under the control or supervision of. NIGERIA POLICE CODE OF CONDUCT Police officers in determining what is right and proper in all their actions.

The code should set an outline which every member of the Force can easily understand.factors inhibiting police performance in nigeria a paper presented at the occasion of the retreat with the theme: "understanding the mandate and operations of the police service commission in context of the rule of law" by parry b.

o. osayande, dig (rtd), cfr, ofr, npm, mni, chairman, police File Size: KB. The Act establishes the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Trust Fund) to provide funds for, inter alia, the training and welfare of personnel of the Nigeria Police Force. The Act also states that the Trust Fund would consist of funds from a levy of % of the net profit of companies operating a business in Nigeria amongst other sources.