Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Police to Court: How three suspects exhumed corpse from the grave, cut off victim’s head, hands

Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a middle-aged man, one Suleiman Babatunde of Eleran compound in Oloje area of Ilorin, Kwara State, before a Magistrate Court for allegedly exhuming human corpse and dismembered More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Police arraign two for stealing N16m worth tomato paste

By Temitope Stephen The police have arraigned two middle-age men–Messrs Ogi Oleje Obadiah  and Adeyemi Abaekere, , before an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing Vitali More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Police, judges highest bribe-takers in Nigeria—UNODC

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Wednesday released a damning report on the status of corruption in Nigeria, adjudging law enforcement agencies and the judiciary as the highest receivers More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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16 killed, 82 injured in Borno suicide attack— Police

The Police in Borno on Wednesday said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in a market in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner, Damian Chukwu, confirmed More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Police ask court to dismiss Evans’ fundamental rights suit

Want Evans’ lawyer, Ogungbeje, compelled to pay N.3m cost Temitope Stephen The police on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to dismiss  the fundamental rights  application  filed by suspected More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Ozubulu Massacre: Let the police do their work, by Eze Onyekpere

The Nigeria Police Force is established by Section 214 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999. The powers and duties conferred on the police by law are essentially for the maintenance of law More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Police dismiss four officers for burgling Abuja residence of ex-President Jonathan

The Nigerian Police Thursday dismissed four of its officers who burgled the residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan located at Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. The affected officers involved were all sergeants and More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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How a 60-yr old man killed daughter, son in Enugu–Police

The police on Wednesday said it had arraigned a 60-year-old man, one Romanus Ugwuodo of Ogor village in Ikem Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly killing his daughter and son. The police More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Police arraign Odegbami’s domestic staff over alleged N150m theft

The Nigeria Police have arraigned two domestic staff of Mrs. Oyindamola Odegbami, the spouse of Chief Segun Odegbami, a Nigerian football legend, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for stealing N150 million worth More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Dismissed Air Force officer among Boko Haram fighters in Kano—Yusuf

The Commissioner of Police in Kano, Rabiu Yusuf, has disclosed that one of the Boko Haram suspects who engaged the police in a gun battle in Kano was a dismissed officer of the Nigeria Air Force. He made the disclosure More...