FG Deploys NSCDC, Police To Lekki Tollgate Ahead Protests

The Federal Government has deployed over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, alongside policemen to maintain law and order at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State on Saturday. This is as a group of people have vowed to stage a protest to counter the #OccupyLekkiProtest previously proposed. The FG has […]

Police Arrest Landlady For Beating Man To Death

A lady named Tina Essi was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly murdering a 49-year-old man, Christian Akparie. The man was a tenant of Tina’s mother’s compound at 26 Orijamogun Lane, Oreyo, Ikorodu, Lagos. In a statement released on Saturday, January 31, by CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi, Tina and Christian disagreed over NEPA […]

Ogun Police Investigate Hotelier Over Hidden Cameras

The Ogun State Police Command has said that it has started investigating alleged invasion of privacy of guests of Pavilion hotel, Ayepe, in Odogbolu area of the state. It said it had invited the owner of the hotel for questioning. News of the hotels use of hidden cameras in its rooms had gone viral on […]

You Cannot Arrest Igboho Because… – Falana

Human Rights LAwyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has urged the Nigerian Police not to arrest popular Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise known as Sunday Igboho. In an interview with PUNCH Online programme, The Roundtable on Friday, Falana said, “I urge the police not to venture to arrest Mr Sunday Igboho because in this same country, […]

Reemploy Sacked Pregnant Officer Or Face The Law – Group Tells Police IG

A group, Women Empowerment and Legal Aid, has written to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, seeking a reversal of the dismissal of an unmarried corporal in Ekiti State, Omotola Olajide, for getting pregnant. The group threatened legal actions against the police if she was not recalled back to the force. This was contained in […]

Police Arrest Man For Using Fake Alert to Buy Lexus

Police in Akwa Ibom state arrested a suspected fraudster known as Emeka Akuma, who bought a Lexus 330 Salon car with a fake bank alert in Festac town in Lagos state. The officers also arrested Moses James Asuquo, a POS operator, for using a fake bank alarm to dupe one Markson Mark Wisdom and Edidiong […]

Katsina Police Arrest ‘Spirits’ For Fraud

The Katsina State Police Command has paraded two persons who disguised themselves as spirits to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. The suspects, Kabiru Bashir, 27; and Sadiq Ashiru, 30; of Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, were arrested on Friday, January 8, 2021. According to spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed […]

Sexual Harassment: We Will Proceed With Commissioner’s Probe – Police

Ogun State Police Command has said that it will continue with the probe of the state Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun for alleged sexual harassment of a 16-year-old girl, Barakat Melojuekun. Spokesman for the Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, ordered the transfer of the case to the Criminal […]

Sowore To Sue Police For Arrest, Torture – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has confirmed that Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has given instructions for him to sue the Nigerian Police Force and its officers for torture. According to information published by The PUNCH, Falana said his client was badly beaten and subjected to dehumanising conditions in contravention of the Anti-Torture […]