Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Why DSS, police clashed in Emir of Bauchi’s palace

An official of the Department of State Services (DSS) and an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) were engaged in a brawl on Tuesday at the palace of Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, over a minor disagreement. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

How corrupt police officers extorted monies, assets in hundreds of millions, from Evans—Ogungbeje

A Lagos based legal practitioner, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, defending the suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (aka Evans) has requested the police authorities to sanction some officers of the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Again, police summon Davido over friend’s death as CCTV footages emerge

The police have summoned a popular music artiste, David Adeleke (aka Davido) for questioning over the controversial circumstances surround the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Police nab three soldiers, eight others for solar panel ‘vandalism’

The police in Lagos State have arrested three Nigerian Army personnel and eight others for allegedly vandalising solar panels belonging to the Lagos State government and some telecommunication firms. The three More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Pandemonium as ‘area boys’ clash with police in Ibadan, one shot, seven arrested

There was pandemonium in Ibadan on Tuesday after some people suspected to be ‘area boys’ clashed with some policemen attached to Yemetu police station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. One person was reportedly More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Court blasts police over shoddy prosecution of film maker, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday blasted the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over what it called shoddy prosecution of a film maker, Olajide Kazeem, popularly known as Seun Egbegbe. Egbegbe is facing More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

How I killed 84-yr-old grandfather in annoyance—Robbery Suspect

A 40-year-old suspected armed robber, Moses Angah, on Wednesday, confessed to the police in Kaduna how he killed an 84-year old grandfather in annoyance just as he explained that the sum of N80,000 provided by More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Police seeks FG’s approval to recruit 155,000 officers in 5 yrs

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on Friday requested President Muhammadu Buhari to approve its plan to recruit additional 155,000 policemen and women within the next five years. The request is anchored on the quest More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Police recover petrol bombs, others from Kanu’s house

The Police in Abia State on Saturday said that soldiers  recovered Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and  petrol bombs from the  house of the leader of the  Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Police magic wand against kidnapping, by Odita Sunday

From Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, to Kogi, Minna and Bida areas of Niger, down to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Edo, Anambra and Imo states, kidnappers operated with reckless abandon. Their targets knew no bounds as old and More...