Tag archive for ‘police’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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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
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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
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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...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Police declare Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband, Lanre Gentry wanted, 3 others arrested

Lagos State Police Command has declared the estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe wanted. Three other suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident. The Divisional Police officer of More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Police arrest ‘pastor’ with human skull in Ibadan

A self-acclaimed pastor, Alimi Isaiah, who claims to be the founder of the C&S Idapomimo Zion,  located at Alagbado, Lagos, has been caught with a dry skull, a buffalo horn and charms. He was arrested by operatives More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Police return monies, documents found in Senator Goje’s house

The police have returned the monies and the documents they took from Senator Danjuma Goje’s house in Abuja. The documents returned were $19,000, N18m, 9,400 Saudi Riyal and some documents. A source quoted by More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Police arraign couple, five others for stealing one-year-old baby

A couple, Chizoba Ike Nwate, 35 and Ike Nwatemole, 40, was on Monday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrates’ Court in Oyingbo, for stealing a day- old baby. The couple was charged by the police with five More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Police write Buhari, seek 155,000 new recruits

The leadership of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has formally written to President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his nod for recruitment of at least 155,000 new policemen in the next five years. The Deputy Inspector More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Police set to recruit 30,000 personnel annually—DIG Dikko

The police high command on Wednesday said it had concluded plans to recruit 30,000 personnel  annually  to enhance community policing in the country. The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of North-west More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Manslaughter: Governor’s son to face trial—Police

Strong indications emerged on Tuesday that the Nasarawa State Police Command is set to prosecute Mr khaleel Al-Makura , the son of Nasarawa State Governor,  Al-Makura  for the alleged kiling of  Amos Ovey, a More...