Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Alleged Libel: Nigerian Police release detained Premium Times’ journalists

The police in Abuja last night released two Premium Times journalists arrested on Thursday afternoon It would be recalled that the Publisher of the online newspaper, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the newspaper’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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How former UBA Operations Manager, Akani stole N6m from customer’s account, police tells court

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday arraigned a former Operations Manager of the United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc, Bolaji Akanni, for allegedly stealing a total of N6million from a customer’s bank account. Akanni, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Police stop release of stray bullet victim’s body

Family of a fashion designer, Hassan Taiwo, who was killed by stray bullets on Sunday has alleged that the police have stopped the Lagos Island Maternity Mortuary from releasing the body of their son to them. They More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Drama as police arraign ex-rep, Duru, his lawyer for stealing

Court grants them N1m bail The police on Monday arraigned a two-time House of Representatives member, Nze Chidi Duru and a senior lawyer, Smart Iheazor,  before a Lagos Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Tinubu More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Ijaw youths storm P’Harcourt offices of  EFCC, Police, warn against alleged harassment of Patience Jonathan

A group operating under the name and style of Ijaw Nation Youths Worldwide has warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) against harassing the wife of former First More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Police to Protesters: Stay away from CBN headquarters or…

The FCT Police Command has warned “OccupyCBN’’, a non-governmental organisation against its planned protest at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, headquarters, Abuja on Friday. A statement issued by the spokesperson More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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How Kaduna university staff, students, stole N17.6m worth computers from campus e-library—Police

Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday narrated how two staff and three students of Kaduna State University (KASU) conspired with one another to steal and sell 55 computers worth N17.6million at two instalments. Virtually More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Police raid Patience Jonathan’s house in Abuja

Men of the Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday evening raided the home of Dame Patience, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, in Abuja. The raid, it was learnt began at about 5pm while the duration of the operation More...