Tag archive for ‘police’
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...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Police arraign man for defiling 9-yr old neighbour, gets N.2m bail

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old man, Chikaodiri Agwu, before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling a minor Agwu, a resident of Ajakaiye Street on Onipetesi More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

N11m Fraud Case: Shema opens up on re-arrest, fingers Masari as the mastermind of his travails

A former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, on Wednesday said he is ready for trial on the alleged N11 billion fraud case brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Alleged Sedition: Lagos police arrest Biafra Times publisher, nine others

The police in Lagos on Monday said they had arrested the publisher of Biafra Times and nine others for allegedly publishing and circulating seditious and malicious publication. Parading the 10 suspects, Lagos State More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Three suspected teenager cultists, 65-year-old man nabbed for rape

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 65-year-old man who allegedly defiled two children aged 10 and eight years. Operatives of the Command also arrested three suspected teenager cultists after they allegedly More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Police slams banker with N472m dollar exchange scam charge

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Adebayo Ogunusi, before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos for defrauding 26 persons of N472,353,812 million in a currency exchange scam. Ogunusi was specifically More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Access to Justice flays police over alleged harassment of journalists

Access to Justice has lashed out at the Nigeria Police over the arrest and harassment of Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, alongside its judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu even as it condemned the raid More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Disturbance: Osogbo students want Nigeria Police probe own officers who shot two UNIOSUN students

The Osogbo National Students’ Union (ONSU) on Monday pushed for the probe of two suspected police officers who shot two Osun State University students over the weekend. ONSU which condemned the unwarranted More...