Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Billionaire Kidnapper: Why police could not arrest me for many years – Evans

Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike alias Evans, has disclosed why men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) were unable to arrest him over the years. In an interview with Saturday Vanguard, Evans revealed More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017

50 Nigerians use fake documents to secure Italian visa monthly – Police

The Police Special Fraud Unit, SFU, Lagos, on Sunday expressed concern over increasing number of Nigerians allegedly involved in using fake documents to seek Italian visa. The spokesperson of the unit, Lawal Audu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Confusion as policeman shoots wife, maid, kills self

The Nasarawa State Police Command said on Sunday that a police officer, Thomas Agada, in the early hours of Sunday, shot and killed himself at Masaka in Karu Local Government Area of the state. The command’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Police nab pastor for allegedly beheading boy for ritual

The police in Lagos on Thursday said they have arrested a pastor for allegedly beheading a seven-year old boy and burying his head at the church’s altar. The command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Senator Kashamu in trouble again, battles DSS, police

Says invitation on him, a secret move to extradite him to US for drug trial A serving senator, Prince Buruji Kashamu has told a federal high court in Abuja that the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Director More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Five arrested over planned attack on Lagos banks

The Inspector General of Police (IGP’s) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Friday announced the arrest of five suspected armed robbers who had planned to attack some banks in Lagos. The IRT Commander, Abba Kyari, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Raid on Ekweremadu: Police drag two persons to court for false information

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has charged a 50 year old man, Ahmed Echodo and one Maiwada Adamu for allegedly misleading it to conduct a raid on the residence of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeremadu on Friday. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 15th, 2017

How and why herdsmen mowed down Imam, 20 others in Niger –Eyewitness

21 persons including the Imam of Etogi village in Gbara ward of Mokwa Local Government Area in Niger State were reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen on Saturday morning. Eyewitness account said that they were More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Police arraign GTB staff for stealing customers’ N8.449m

Police in Lagos, on Thursday, arraigned a staff of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB),  Bidemi Wasiu, before an Igbosere Chief  Magistrate,s Court, for allegedly stealing the sum of N8.4million, from the account of two More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

EFCC, ICPC, Police to monitor UTME exam centres—JAMB Registrar

Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has disclosed that operatives from the Nigeria Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Independent More...