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Policemen Sent To Inspect Christ Embassy In UK Get Rhapsody Of Realities
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Policemen Sent To Inspect Christ Embassy In UK Get Rhapsody Of Realities

Some policemen stormed a Christ embassy church in UK to inspect the ongoing service for any breaking of Covid 19 regulations and also to see if the people are behaving appropriately. The Pastor of the church took them round and then shared the gospel with them by giving them the church's publication called Rhapsody of Realities. https://youtu.be/gXj9g7tVGHg
Policemen Who Should Be Fighting Bandits Carry Bags Of VIP Wives – El-Rufai
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Policemen Who Should Be Fighting Bandits Carry Bags Of VIP Wives – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has lamented that a sizeable number of officers of the Nigeria Police Force who should be fighting criminal elements in the country are involved in non-police duties like carrying the bags of the wives of Very Important Personalities. El-Rufai said he is frustrated over the killings in his state, adding that the situation at hand has overwhelmed the police. He urged the National Assembly to see to the amendment of the Nigerian Constitution to give states control of the police. The governor argued that the state governments are presently responsible for the day-to-day operational cost of the police, insisting that the states have the capacity to run the police. El-Rufai spoke on Monday night while featuring on Channels Television’s Poli...
We’re Hungry – Police Officers Cry Out Over Unpaid Six Months’ Salaries
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We’re Hungry – Police Officers Cry Out Over Unpaid Six Months’ Salaries

The newly recruited constables into the Nigeria Police Force have cried out over the non-payment of their six months salaries. The new constables who passed out of police colleges in April, told DAILY POST exclusively that they are yet to be paid salaries since they joined the force. Some of the policemen, while speaking with our correspondent, said they have been reporting at their respective duty posts without pay since April. Pleading anonymity, the police recruits said they expected to be paid in October after going to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for IPPS documentation in September. They lamented that other police officers were paid on Monday, but they were ignored. “We are hungry. We have been working since April without any salary. Our commanders won’t stop pos...
EndSARS: We Will Compensate Families Of Slain Policemen – Governor Makinde
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EndSARS: We Will Compensate Families Of Slain Policemen – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday November 2, announced that the Oyo state government will be compensating families of Policemen who lost their lives during the peaceful #EndSARS protests which was hijacked by hoodlums. The Oyo state Governor said this while speaking at the Oyo State Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, Eleyele, Ibadan. Makinde who disclosed that N500 million fund has already been set aside to compensate victims of police brutality and injustice, commiserated with officers and men of the Police Command over the loss of their officers as well as the destruction of a number of structures and equipment. The Governor stated that government will continue to work together with the force to make Oyo State safe and secure for residents, and further urged the Police...
There is no excuse to destroy or kill policemen, even though there may be some bad eggs in the police– Governor El-Rufai
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There is no excuse to destroy or kill policemen, even though there may be some bad eggs in the police– Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has decried the killing of policemen following the violence that erupted during the hijacked #EndSARS protest. The Kaduna state Governor who said this after the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum and traditional rulers as well as other key stakeholders in the region on Monday November 2, avered that the police must be supported to discharge their duties. El-Rufai further disclosed that they have agreed on community policing that will transmute into state police when the constitution is amended. He said;   “We support the police, we believe that there may be some bad eggs in the police just as there are bad eggs in any organisation, but it is no excuse to destroy or kill policemen. “We hope to expand the footprints and the effectiveness ...
Police Service Commission Warns Policemen To Return To Duty Posts Or Face Dismissal
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Police Service Commission Warns Policemen To Return To Duty Posts Or Face Dismissal

The Police Service Commission has frowned on the refusal of some policemen to return to their duty posts following the killing of about 22 cops during the violence that broke out in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests across the country. The PSC said Public Service Rules, which also applies to members of the Nigeria Police Force, prescribes dismissal for any officer that deserted his job, while admonishing them to put the killing of their colleagues behind them. The PSC stressed that policemen did not deserve to be killed and should in fact be protected as fellow human beings, but it however noted that the attack on them by hoodlums should not be an excuse for them to stay away from work. PSC spokesperson, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said the attacks on the police were not good for t...
#EndSARS: IGP Adamu Replies Amnesty International, Says Policemen Didn’t Shoot Protesters
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#EndSARS: IGP Adamu Replies Amnesty International, Says Policemen Didn’t Shoot Protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officer shot at #EndSARS protesters. He described Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence”. Adamu said police officers, instead, “acted professionally, exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the recent protests and ensuing violence in some parts of the country.” This was contained in a statement on Friday titled, ‘EndSARS Protests: Police Personnel Were Professional And Exercised Maximum Restraints – IGP Tells Amnesty Int’l’. The statement was signed by Force Public Relations Offi...
Military Officer Confronts Policemen Shooting At Unarmed Protesters
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Military Officer Confronts Policemen Shooting At Unarmed Protesters

As the #EndSARS roots and looting continue, and as Nigerians keep condemning the actions of UNKNOWN military officers at the Lekki toll gate, another video has come out but this time, it shows that truly, the military has some few good men. In the video, an air force officer is seen challenging the actions of a senior police officer who had earlier ordered his men to keep shooting teargas at protesters. The air force man told the police man to move his men behind, while the air force acts as a buffer between the police and the protesters https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGuyrVqJ0rb/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
51 Civillians, 11 Policemen, 7 Soldiers Died In Unrest – President Buhari
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51 Civillians, 11 Policemen, 7 Soldiers Died In Unrest – President Buhari

The president announced the death toll during a virtual meeting with former leaders and security chiefs on Friday. Buhari was quoted as saying 51 civilians, 11 police officers, and seven soldiers had been killed in the unrest. Friday's virtual meeting, President Buhari, 77, said his administration was committed to meeting the demands of the protesters. But he said his government would not fold its arms and allow criminals who had hijacked the protests to continue to perpetrate "hooliganism". The president told the meeting that 51 civilians, 11 police officers and seven soldiers had been killed in the unrest, his spokesperson said. It was not immediately clear whether these figures included the protesters allegedly killed by security forces in Lagos on Tuesday. The president...
Buhari Directs Wages Commission To Speed Up New Salary Scale For Policemen
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Buhari Directs Wages Commission To Speed Up New Salary Scale For Policemen

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has said directed the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission to finalise new salary structure for members of the Nigeria Police Force. Buhari made this known in a live broadcast on Thursday evening. Better welfare package for police officers is one of the five-point demands of #EndSARS protesters in the country. Addressing Nigerians on Thursday, the President said, “With regard to the welfare of police personnel, the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission has been directed to expedite action on the finalization of the new salary structure of members of the Nigeria Police Force. The emoluments of other paramilitary services are also being reviewed upwards.”
IGP reportedly orders withdrawal of policemen from VIPs amid #EndSARS protests
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IGP reportedly orders withdrawal of policemen from VIPs amid #EndSARS protests

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIP) in Nigeria.   According to TheCable, the directive was issued via a police wireless message on Wednesday, October 21, and is expected to take effect immediately.   This development comes following two weeks of End SARS protests by Nigerians demanding an end to police brutality in the country.   In the directive issued to police zonal commands, only those attached to government houses, the senate president and the speaker of the house of representatives are exempted.   “Inspector-general of police directs you to withdraw all protect personnel attache...
Lekki Shootings: “These Are Trying Times” – VP Osinbajo Says, Promises Justice For All Victims
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Lekki Shootings: “These Are Trying Times” – VP Osinbajo Says, Promises Justice For All Victims

My heart goes out to all the victims of the Lekki shootings, and also the policemen and all other men and women who lost their lives in the past few days in different parts of Lagos & other states. I spoke to some of those in hospital. The pain of these terrible events is palpable in our towns and cities, and some losses are irreplaceable, but we can and will get justice for all of them. I stand with Lagos & all other affected states in these trying times. We pray we will never see a repeat of these tragedies in Jesus name. God bless you all. - YO Prof Yemi Osinbajo
Lagos Policemen Torture PUNCH Journalists Covering #EndSARS Protests
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Lagos Policemen Torture PUNCH Journalists Covering #EndSARS Protests

No fewer than 20 policemen guarding the Lagos State House of Assembly in the Alausa area of the state brutalised two PUNCH journalists, Femi Dawodu and Segun Odunayo, while covering the #EndSARS activities in the area on Wednesday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday declared a 24-hour curfew to stem the tide of the growing violence in the state but allowed those on essential services such as health workers, security operatives, and pressmen to carry out their legitimate duties. Dawodu and Odunayo had gone to cover events around the Alausa area, a major demonstration ground of the #EndSARS protesters calling for a total overhaul of the Nigeria Police Force. The PUNCH gathered that the duo was recording a live video of the activities in the area when the policemen accosted t...
Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester,  Treasure Nduka
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Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester, Treasure Nduka

Treasure Nduka, one of the #EndSARS protesters arrested in Lagos, says she was beaten by more than 10 police officers and forced to take off her bra in their presence. Speaking with TheCable, she said the police officers at the Ojuelegba station where she was arrested and detained, shot at protesters and labelled her a criminal. As the #EndSARS protests spread across the country, there have been reports of security operatives clamping down on youths expressing their displeasure over the growing rate of police brutality in the country. “At first, it was empowering seeing that a couple of youths were able to make that much impact and at a point, those that were stuck in traffic joined us in the protest. They came down to sympathise with us. It was really peaceful at the beginnin...
Nigerians Can Record Policemen But From Safe Distance – Frank Mba (Video)
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Nigerians Can Record Policemen But From Safe Distance – Frank Mba (Video)

Force spokesman Frank Mba has advised the general public to make videos of policemen engaging in unlawful conducts but from a safe distance. In an Instagram Live chat with pop artiste Naira Marley on Tuesday, Mr Mba said: “If you see an officer doing the wrong thing if you can record him safely do so and send to work review.” He added that he would not advise citizens to go about making videos of security and law enforcement agencies indiscreetly. Mba said he does not encourage anyone to go into a formal argument or physical fight with an armed officer. Meanwhile, Naira Marley cancelled his planned protest on Tuesday and gave the police one week to address complaints against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). https://youtu.be/yOxGXCZuxlY
I Thought The Greek Policemen Were Kidnappers – Harry Maguire
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I Thought The Greek Policemen Were Kidnappers – Harry Maguire

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire said he feared for his life when Greek police arrested him last week as he thought he was being kidnapped. The England international told BBC sports editor Dan Roan that plain-clothed police officers, who did not identify themselves, pulled over his group's minibus in Mykonos, threw him off the bus, hit him on his legs and told him his career was over. The 27-year-old said he tried to run away - with one handcuff on - because he had no idea who the men were. On Tuesday, Maguire was given a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days in prison after his trial on the Greek island of Syros. He was found guilty of repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against public employees and insult after arrest on Mykonos. On Wednesd...
Corporal Shot Dead in Ibadan Gunmen Attack
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Corporal Shot Dead in Ibadan Gunmen Attack

A tragic incident occurred at Ikolaba area of Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Friday August 21 as some gunmen attacked some policemen near the police station in the community.  A corporal was shot dead in the surprise attack which left other policemen with various degrees of injuries.  Though the gunmen's mission is still not clear at the moment, the police spokesperson Gbenga Fadeyi said policemen had been deployed in the area and normalcy has been restored. The statement read;  At about 9 pm of 21/08/2020, two Policemen who were attached to Ikolaba Police station who were at the other side of the road of the station were attacked by hoodlums in a moving vehicle. In the process, one Police corporal was shot dead while one inspr was injured and he is recuperati...
Police disperse FCT Mobile Court for arresting colleagues
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Police disperse FCT Mobile Court for arresting colleagues

An FCT Mobile Court sitting in Dei-Dei, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was dispersed by policemen who shot sporadically following the arrest of their colleagues.   Officials of the FCT Ministerial Joint Enforcement Task-team on COVID-19 Restrictions, had  arrested a policeman identified as Agada Gabriel for allegedly not wearing a facemask in public and overloading his vehicle, a Gulf car with passengers.   Agada who resisted his arrest, called in his colleague Smart Jacob to help him resist his arraignment.   The duo who were subsequently arraigned and sentenced for overloading and non-use of face masks, reportedly refused to pay their fines or engage in community service as directed by the Court.   They thereafter mobilized gun...
Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident
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Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the death of 7 policemen who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina. The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. Frank Mba, force public relations officer said in a statement; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condoled the families of the seven (7) Police officers attached to the Special Forces Unit of the Nigeria Police Force who died in a ghastly motor accident on 12th July, 2020 on their way to Katsina State. The unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota Hummer Bus conveying eighteen personnel of the Unit, occurred at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road. “The deceased were part of an additional d...
32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan
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32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan

A 32-year-old man, identified as Yemi Ajayi, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer at the Iwo Road interchange, in Ibadan the Oyo state capital today July 10.   According to eyewitnesses, late Yemi and his cousin were driving to work when a team of policemen stopped them. Trouble started when one of the policemen started struggling with Yemi’s cousin who was the driver of the car. The eyewitnesses said as the driver struggled to keep his car from veering off the road, the officer allegedly fired a shot which hit Yemi in the stomach, killing him instantly. The state police command is yet to comment on the incident.
Pregnant Woman Escapes Death As Police Attack Keke Operator In Abia
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Pregnant Woman Escapes Death As Police Attack Keke Operator In Abia

A pregnant woman escaped death in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, as a team of policemen said to be enforcing the 4 pm closing time for keke operators in the state, attacked a tricycle conveying her and her two children. Eyewitnesses told Vanguard that the police team had trailed the keke rider along School road and in an attempt to arrest stop the rider, hit the tricycle which somersaulted to the roadside and threw away the pregnant woman and her two children. It was gathered that an oncoming car almost hit the pregnant woman, but for providence. As soon as the Abia police team saw that the tricycle (keke) had somersaulted, they fled the area in the patrol van. Passersby assisted the pregnant woman and her two children who sustained minor injuries. Eyewitnesses said; ”The...
ASUU Alleges Harassment, Intimidation by Ambrose Alli University Management
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ASUU Alleges Harassment, Intimidation by Ambrose Alli University Management

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter, Ekpoma have expressed worry over alleged harassment and intimidation of leaders of staff unions and disrespect of trade unions by the University management. They allege that the University management recently deployed a team of policemen to the school gate to prevent them from reporting for duty and even for essential services. Chapter Chairman of ASUU, Dr. Monday Igbafen in a statement made available to journalists in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday said the union is disturbed by the resurgence of the act of intimidation of staff unions in the University. According to him, ‘It is an accepted fact that it is wrong and illegal for representatives of any union to harass people w...
Man Accuses SARS of Driving him and his Wife to an ATM and Asking them to Withdraw 500,000 Naira
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Man Accuses SARS of Driving him and his Wife to an ATM and Asking them to Withdraw 500,000 Naira

A man has claimed that SARS tried to extort him and his wife of 500,000 Naira after they were seen outside past curfew. Bruce Bateman said the incident happened 2 weeks ago. He claims the SARS officials drove him and his wife from Lekki to Marina and asked them to withdraw 500K from the ATM. He said 250K was the fine levied on him and 250K on his wife. He made this revelation while discussing kidnapping and armed robbery. He insinuated that Nigerian policemen are kdinappers and armed robbers because of the way they arrest and extort civilians. He wrote: "We need Nigerian police to stop kidnappers and armed robbers. "SARS that drove my wife and I from Lekki to Marina and asked us to withdraw 500k from the ATM if we wanted to be released. Shey that one is not kidnap and armed...
Policeman Electrocuted in Abuja
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Policeman Electrocuted in Abuja

Lasaka Habila, a chief superintendent of police (CSP) has been confirmed dead after being electrocuted in the federal capital territory (FCT). Habila's death was confirmed in a statement released by the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Sunday June 7. The policeman who was electrocuted while cutting branches off a tree opposite the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Garki, Abuja, was rushed to the National Hospital by FEMA officials where he was confirmed dead The statement read in part; "At the scene of the tragedy was a cutlass seen lying around the tree after the incident, [said] to have been used by the victim to cut down branches from the tree which were seen littered around the scene. “It is also believed that the victim may have been electrocuted by a high...
12-year-old gang-raped by Four Masked Men in Lagos
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12-year-old gang-raped by Four Masked Men in Lagos

A 12-year-old girl has allegedly been gang-raped by four masked men in the Ajah area in Lagos state. Punch reports that the victim simply identified as Blessing, was raped at her residence on Thursday, June 4. Recounting what happened, her distraught mother who gave her name as Anthonia, said “I went to the office and was called (on the phone) and told that my daughter was raped in our house. I learnt she was having her online class when suddenly, there was a power outage. My husband rushed out to get fuel at a filling station so that she could participate in the class seamlessly. Blessing told us that while she was in the compound, four masked men jumped into the house through the fence. They took her inside and took turns to have sex with her, leaving her with multiple injur...
Policemen Beat Man to Death for not Wearing Face mask
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Policemen Beat Man to Death for not Wearing Face mask

Policemen allegedly beat up man to death in Mexico for not wearing a face mask in public. According to reports, the man identified as Giovanni Lopez was beaten to death hours after he was arrested by the Police. Giovanni López, a 30-year-old bricklayer, was detained on 4 May by municipal police officers in the town of Ixtlahuacán de Los Membrillos near Guadalajara, The Guardian reports. On Wednesday, a video of the incident emerged, showing the police officers with assault rifles forcing Giovanni López into a police pickup truck as bystanders plead for his release. “Just for not a wearing a mask?” one witness asked. “He was resisting,” answers an officer. According to reports, the relatives of López had gone to the Police station to look for him but were told he had...
Toyin Abraham Reacts As Police Kill 16-Year-Old Tina In Lagos
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Toyin Abraham Reacts As Police Kill 16-Year-Old Tina In Lagos

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham has joined millions of Nigerians in reacting to the sad news that a 16-year-old girl named Tina was murdered in cold blood by some trigger happy police in Iyana Oworo area of Lagos. The screen diva in her reaction queried why Nigerians would now call upon when the police who are supposed to be protectors of lives are the one taking lives. However, the Lagos state police authority has announced the arrest of two policemen in connection with the murder. She wrote: “What do we call it when policemen who are supposed to be protectors of lives are the one taking lives? My hearts are with the parents of Tina and I am committed to supporting them in my own little way. I am impressed with the swift response on arresting the erring cops but please let it...
Man Exposed After Buying Gun To Rob People In Niger
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Man Exposed After Buying Gun To Rob People In Niger

The Police in Niger State have arrested a 30-year-old man from Gwagwa for unlawful possession of firearm, Punch Metro reports. The suspect, Nasiru Abdullahi, was said to have been apprehended for unlawful possession of a locally-made rifle wrapped in a sack. It was learnt that Abdullahi was trailed and apprehended by a team of policemen attached to the Tafa Division following a tip-off. PUNCH Metro learnt that Abdullahi bought the gun from one James Pada of the same area for N70,000. “I wanted to use the gun to rob people and get something that I will eat; the times are hard; I have been robbing for the past three years and breaking into people’s shops and houses,” the suspect told our correspondent. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Wasiu Abiodun, ...
Three Friends arrested with fresh human hand in Ogun
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Three Friends arrested with fresh human hand in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have arrested three friends suspected to be ritualists after a fresh human hand was found in their possession. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the three friends, Mathew Idosu, John Feyisetan and Samuel Adegbola, residents of Owode-Yewa, met with a herbalist, Michael Itomu, to seek spiritual means of getting rich quickly. The 40-year-old herbalist informed them the only way out was to get a fresh human hand which will be used for a sacrifice for them. Getting the fresh human hand proved difficult until Mathew informed his accomplices that he had a friend in Abeokuta who could be of help. They met with the said friend with the promise of giving him N1 million that they did not have. True...
Fleeing Policemen Crush Man to Death in Imo State
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Fleeing Policemen Crush Man to Death in Imo State

A 27-year-old man identified as Chinedu Nwedu was crushed to death on Sunday May 10, by a vehicle conveying two policemen in Eziorsu community in Oguta council of Imo State. The incident occurred while the policemen who were led by one Sergeant Ikiira Sunday from Mopol 29 in Awka, Anambra State were hurriedly getting away from the scene of a breached pipeline. The policemen who were accosted by military men at Egbema as well as community youths, reportedly engaged the soldiers in a gun battle while trying to escape after a successful operation at the pipeline. The Nation reported that Nwedu was knocked down when the policemen zoomed off in their vehicle after being overpowered by the military men. They've now been taken into custody. Imo state's Police spokeperson Orlando I...
Singer Jaywon Arrested for Violating Curfew Order in Lagos State
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Singer Jaywon Arrested for Violating Curfew Order in Lagos State

Nigerian singer, Jaywon was arrested on Monday May 4 by policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command, for violating the curfew order given by President Buhari. Recall that President Buhari had declared an overnight nationwide curfew on April 27, in a bid to check the spread of Coronavirus. The curfew began on May 4 and will run from 8pm to 6am daily. The singer was intercepted and taken into custody by 11pm on Monday while driving to an unknown location. Jaywon whose statement was taken at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, was charged before a mobile court on Tuesday May 5. He pleaded guilty to the charges levelled against him, and was ordered him to pay a fine of N10,000. He was also ordered to do...
Coronavirus: ’50 Policemen, Others Attended Tinubu CSO’s Burial’ – Jumu’ah Abiodun
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Coronavirus: ’50 Policemen, Others Attended Tinubu CSO’s Burial’ – Jumu’ah Abiodun

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been urged to trace contacts of Lateef Raheem, the late Chief Security Officer (CSO) to Bola Tinubu. Tinubu, a former Governor of Lagos State, is one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC). On Monday, he confirmed that Raheem, his ally of 21 years, tested positive to coronavirus. His media office, in a statement, announced that Tinubu, his wife, Remi and all their aides took COVID-19 tests Saturday, April 25. The press release disclosed that all results came back negative, except one. “The results of one aide were positive. The rest of the staff was negative. The one staff member has been isolated in accordance with NCDC guidelines,” it read. On Tuesday, Jumu’ah Abiodun, a public affairs analyst, in an ...
“Policemen Thought I Was A Yahoo Boy” – Nancy Isime Talks About Transforming Into A Guy For A Movie
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“Policemen Thought I Was A Yahoo Boy” – Nancy Isime Talks About Transforming Into A Guy For A Movie

Delectable Nollywood actress, Nancy Isime has shared her thrilling experience as she had to transform to a guy for a role in a movie. She talked about the challenges she encountered and the efforts she put in to kill the role. She posted very unbelievable photos of her transformed self with no traces of being feminine. She wrote, “Yup! That’s me? So I’ve decided to talk about some characters I’ve played as an actor that required complete/partial transformation. Getting into character for this role in #DisguiseTheMovie was a trip for me! I’d watch men around me closely and only sit with men on set. I refused to be referred to as babe or dear and you’d probably catch me walking or sitting like a man most times( slide 4). I even tried toasting women around my shoot vicinity...
NPF Dismisses Policemen Who Slapped, Assaulted A Woman In Osun
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NPF Dismisses Policemen Who Slapped, Assaulted A Woman In Osun

The Nigeria police force has dismissed two of its officers captured in a viral video assaulting a woman at the Odo Ori Market in Iwo, Osun State. In the video, the two officers named Ikuesan Taiwo and Abass Ibrahim is seen flogging a lady who had tendered that she was running errands for drugs and food supplies amidst the lockdown in the state. In a statement released by the Force Public Relations Department on twitter, the two officers have been dismissed and would be arraigned for persecution for their unprofessional conduct. See tweet below
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Police Officer Wears Coronavirus Look-like Helmet To Enforce Stay Home Policy

New scare tactics to warn people off the streets and stay indoors amidst the coronavirus pandemic has been implemented by a policeman in India. The country has reportedly been placed on a 21-day lockdown to avoid the spread of coronavirus. Nevertheless, some people have not adhered to the government’s stay home policy and such individuals still roam the streets of India. In a bid to control the movement of people outdoors and take the stay-home policy seriously. Rajesh Babu, an Indian police officer don a helmet made with spiky thorns, to look like the visual representation of coronavirus. This look-like coronavirus helmet frightens people away whenever he is seen on patrol. Speaking on the idea behind the coronavirus look-like helmet, Babu to Asian News International said : “...
Akure Explosion: I didn’t know i was carrying explosives in my truck – Truck Driver
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Akure Explosion: I didn’t know i was carrying explosives in my truck – Truck Driver

The driver of the truck that carried explosives which detonated, causing an explosion on Saturday at Eleyewo community in Akure, Ondo state revealed that he did not know he was carrying explosives. The driver of the truck, Isiaka Yinusa, was transporting explosives from a neighbouring state when the explosion happened at Eleyewo community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. Yinusa who is still recuperating from the surgery he underwent to remove shrapnel from his stomach, said he never knew when and how he got to hospital. Speaking in an interview on the state television, Yinusa said his boss contacted him to move some items from a stranded truck at Osu axis along Ife-Ibadan expressway. The consignment were loaded and was to deliver them to a company in Auchi, ...
7 Ghanaians Arrested in Lagos for Drug Trafficking
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7 Ghanaians Arrested in Lagos for Drug Trafficking

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 7 Ghanaian nationals in Abule-Egba on charges of drug trafficking. The suspects who were arrested on March 14 by policemen attached to Oke Odo Police Station of the Lagos State Police Command, had attempted to smuggle illicit substance into the country. Upon being nabbed by the policemen on a routine patrol, they revealed that one Okechukwu ‘m’ who resides in Ghana collected money from them and promised to take them to Libya, but brought them to Nigeria and abandoned them at Super Bus stop. Lagos Police Spokesperson, Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest said; “Three Ghanian international passports and some capsules suspected to be illicit drugs were recovered from them. Investigation is ongoing”
Teenage Wheelbarrow Pusher Electrocuted in Enugu
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Teenage Wheelbarrow Pusher Electrocuted in Enugu

A young wheelbarrow pusher was electrocuted on Wednesday morning while attempting to pluck mangoes from a tree along Enugu Road, in Nsukka Local Government Area of  Enugu State. It was gathered that the deceased said to be about 18 years old, had climbed up the mango tree and, using a short rod iron, and had mistakenly made contact with a live high tension wire which electrocuted and killed him instantly. Mr Eze, a resident of the area who said that he did not know the exact time the incident happened, suggested that the man might have climbed the mango tree to pluck mangoes with an iron rod and had made contact with the high tension wire which got him electrocuted. “I just saw his lifeless body with electric burns under the mango tree while I was rushing out for work,” sa...
Policemen Arrest Fellow Officers for Collecting Bribe in Lagos
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Policemen Arrest Fellow Officers for Collecting Bribe in Lagos

A video making rounds online, captured moment some policemen arrested their colleagues for collecting bribe. The policemen attached to the Nigeria Police special squad 'Operation Puff Adder’ who stormed the scene in patrol vans, arrested the bribe-taking officers at Ijesha area of Lagos state. Here is the viral video below;  
Alleged Bribe-seeking Policeman Harass Actor, Crew on Set
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Alleged Bribe-seeking Policeman Harass Actor, Crew on Set

Actor, a prominent face in the Yoruba movie industry, Damola Olatunji along with his crew are reported to have been harassed by policemen in Berger, Lagos State, asking for their work permit. According to the actor: “We were on set when these police officers came and started harassing us for a working permit and wanted a bribe. This happened in Berger”   View this post on Instagram   Just In: Alleged bribe-seeking policemen harass actor #DamolaOlatunji and crew on set in #Berger, #LagosState A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Feb 6, 2020 at 3:40am PST
Posting Policemen Outside State Of Origin Is Unproductive – Falana
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Posting Policemen Outside State Of Origin Is Unproductive – Falana

Human rights lawyer , Mr . Femi Falana ( SAN) , says the practice of posting policemen outside their states of origin is unproductive. Falana said every police officer should operate in their community, speak the local language and mix freely with the people . The activist said this at the Maiden Memorial Public Lecture in memory of Late Professor Olumuyiwa Awe in Ibadan , according to a statement on Monday . The senior advocate said , “ The success of the civilian Joint Task Force in the counter -insurgency operations in Borno state has proved that the best way to police a country is to recruit , train and equip young men and women to operate in their own communities . “ The colonial practice of posting police personnel to operate outside their states of origin was meant to suppre...
#Okadaban: Policemen and Keke Napep Riders Clash in Ijora, BRT Buses Attacked
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#Okadaban: Policemen and Keke Napep Riders Clash in Ijora, BRT Buses Attacked

There are several reports of a clash between policemen and Keke Napep riders protesting against the recent ban on plying some major roads in Lagos State. Eyewitnesses claimed the policemen and the protesting Keke Napep riders clashed in Ijora area of Lagos State. It was also alleged that the protesting riders were burning tyres and stoning commercial buses popularly known as Molue.     It was also gathered that BRT buses were not spared in the clash. Here is a photo below;  
Porn Star, Jesse Jane Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting her Boyfriend
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Porn Star, Jesse Jane Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting her Boyfriend

39-year-old porn star, Jesse Jane has been arrested for allegedly punching her boyfriend in the face and biting his hand. Jane was arrested in Moore, Oklahoma on charges of domestic violence after the policemen who were called in found her boyfriend with a bleeding left eye and a bite mark on his left hand on Wednesday January 29. Recounting how the incident occurred, Jesse's boyfriend said they were drinking the previous night after which he woke to see the famous porn star throwing his medication she claimed were steroids in the trash. He accused Jesse of attacking him after he confronted her. The porn star on her own part accused her boyfriend of picking her up by the neck and throwing her to a wall. TMZ reported that the police said they found no injuries on the adult film...
Nigerians React to Alleged Arrest of Bobrisky and Seizure of his Cars by the Police
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Nigerians React to Alleged Arrest of Bobrisky and Seizure of his Cars by the Police

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the alleged arrest of Bobrisky and seizure of his cars by policemen who allegedly stormed his apartment at Bera Estate, Chevron Drive in Lekki area of Lagos State on Thursday January 23. Unconfirmed sources alleged that the arrest of Bobrisky who has been absent from social media since yesterday, was linked to his cross-dressing activities. Though Bobrisky has been reportedly released by the policemen who allegedly refused returning the cars seized from his residence, Nigerians are now questioning the law enforcement agency's obsession with Bobrisky. Here are some tweets below;  
Death Of Soleimani: Nigerian IGP Adamu Places Policemen On Red Alert Nationwide
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Death Of Soleimani: Nigerian IGP Adamu Places Policemen On Red Alert Nationwide

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert. This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report that sequel to the recent killing of an Iranian General; some domestic interests are planning to embark on massive public disturbances and sabotage. Consequently, Zonal AIGs and Command Commissioners of Police have been directed to ensure maximum surveillance and security of lives and property across the nation. The Police Commanders have been directed to ensure strategic deployments of both overt and covert Police operatives to ensure adequate security and safety of citizens, foreigners especially diplomats and diplomatic missions domiciled in Nigeria as well as ... the protection of critical national assets...
Bukola Saraki’s Sister Reacts to Demolition of Saraki’s  Family Property
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Bukola Saraki’s Sister Reacts to Demolition of Saraki’s Family Property

At dawn today, Kwara state government demolished Senator Bukola Saraki family propert, “Ile Arugbo,” his sister Bukola Saraka has now reacted to it. The AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led Kwara government today demolished Bukola Saraki’s family property “Ile Arugbo” (old people’s home) built on land which ownership was recently revoked by the state. The Kwara state government has earlier stated that it will build a secretariat on the site after it recovered it. According to report, there were about 50 policemen on stand-by during the demolition process. In her reaction, Gbemisola Saraki, through her Special Assistant, Titilope Anifowoshe, issued a statement whicj read in part: “so many things have happened this year,in fact right up to the very dying hours of the year,but we wil...
Duncan Mighty Accuses Police Officers Of Stealing $22,000 From Him
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Duncan Mighty Accuses Police Officers Of Stealing $22,000 From Him

Ace singer, Duncan Mighty has finally opened up on his recent arrest by policemen in Imo State. Following initial reports that the musician was allegedly kidnapped in Imo State, the police command in the state later released a statement that the musician was arrested on allegations of fraud. Duncan Mighty has now shared his own version of events and according to him, he was extorted, beaten and harassed. Read the singer’s full statement below: Imo state government and Duncan Mighty for real life after honoring your phone call but you say korokoro kidnap na fraud yet you did not mention the first place I was taking to and the anti-kidnapping led by Commander Linus and Ola I was also taking to after enough beating collected physical cash 22k dollars given to me by CEO @kryxtal_...
Uniformed Policemen Kidnapped Me, Killed My Orderly – Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme
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Uniformed Policemen Kidnapped Me, Killed My Orderly – Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme

A group of women had come visiting. The women, most of them, Choristers came from the Cathedral Of The Transfiguration Of The Lord, (CATOL), Anglican Communion, Owerri. They came to rejoice with one of their own, Hon. Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, PhD, who had just come back from the Lion’s den. In her words she came out from the land of the dead. So, the women came to celebrate with her and her family, to praise God for His mercies and protection. Nwosu-Iheme, is CATOL’s parishioner. Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme was abducted inside Benin City, around 11.30am, on October 30, not along the Benin- Agbor road as was reported in the media. For four days, her abductors made no contact with her family or anybody. On the 5th day, they did, and named their price. And negotiations...