Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Manslaughter: Governor’s son to face trial—Police

Strong indications emerged on Tuesday that the Nasarawa State Police Command is set to prosecute Mr khaleel Al-Makura , the son of Nasarawa State Governor,  Al-Makura  for the alleged kiling of  Amos Ovey, a More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Ile-Ife Crisis: Police parade hoodlums responsible for clash, say 46 people died

The Nigeria police on Monday paraded 20 suspects who were allegedly involved in the killing and destruction of properties in some parts of Ile-Ife, Osun State, recently. Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, who More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Ekiti woman slapped my officer, says police commissioner

The Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Mr Abdullahi Chafe, has said the woman who was beaten by policemen at a checkpoint in Ado Ekiti slapped one of his men and tore his uniform. Chafe spoke in a reaction to the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Police brutalize accuser of Apostle Suleiman, rush her to court

The Nigeria police on Monday rushed Stephanie Otobo and her male colleague, one Wisdom Godstime, before a Chief Magistrate in Lagos, accusing them of terrorism and plot to extort a controversial pastor, Apostle More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Deputy Superintendent of Police axed to death by hoodlums in Minna

The Niger Police Command on Saturday confirmed the killing of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Aaron Sunday, serving with Kpakungu Division, Minna, by suspected hoodlums in Barkin-Sale area. Police Public More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

How a 59 yr-old woman was abducted, murdered over delay in production of ransom–Police

Men of the Ebonyi State Police Command said on Thursday that they had arrested members of a dare-devil gang of kidnappers who allegedly kidnapped, killed and buried a 59 years old Mrs. Catherine Okorie over delay More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Kidnap kingpin ‘Vampire’ killed over 200 people – Police

The Nigerian police have provided more information on the activities of the late kidnap and armed robbery kingpin, Henry Chibueze, otherwise known as “Vampire”. Mr. Chibueze was reportedly killed around 1 a.m More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Police to recruit 10,000 personnel annually

Mr Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector-General of Police, says the force will henceforth recruit no fewer than 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations. Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Gunmen kidnap two Germans in Kaduna

Police say gunmen have kidnapped two Germans from a village in northern Nigeria. Assistant Superintendent of Police Aliyu Usman with the Kaduna Police Command confirmed that gunmen took archaeologist Peter Breunig More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Police shut Peace Corps orientation camp in Offa, say it’s illegal

  The Commissioner of Police in Kwara state, Olushola Amore, has shut down a training camp of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Offa local government area of the state, describing it as illegal. The Command’s Public More...