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Evans’ rights suit adjourned till Sept 21

The N300 million suit slammed on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and three others by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (also known as Evans), challenging his continued detention was yesterday adjourned till September 21. Justice Chuka Obiozor of the ...

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Ambode charges CP on challenges

Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday expressed confidence in the ability of the new Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, to deliver on the enormous task before him in effectively and efficiently policing the state, saying that ...

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Kidnapping: Garaku police rescue 4 victims

Garaku Police Division, in the neighboring Nasarawa state, has disclosed that there was kidnapping between Agwan Mayo and Sabon Gida villages, where four key personalities of the society were kidnapped. Police sources said the next day, the Divisional police Officer ...

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NAFDAC nabs 2 for selling banned injection

National Agency for Food, Drug, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested a man and a woman in Aba for selling banned Analgin injection to unsuspecting residents. Abia state Coordinator of NAFDAC, OlisaOkeke,made this known yesterday in Aba in an interview ...

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8 Nigerians nabbed in Malaysian drug raids

A Nigerian student has been arrested by Malaysian security operatives after illicit drugs were discovered in his home during a raid. The police also picked up seven other Nigerian men and one Ugandan woman, aged between 25 and 42, for ...

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Man nabbed for ‘defiling’ 3 minors in Ogun

Ogun state Police Command yesterday arrested a 43-year-old man, Ini Udoh, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of three minors.   The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Abeokuta, saying out of the three of them, two were nine-years-old, ...

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4 cops face dismissal over extortion

Four Policemen attached to Ogbudu Division of the Lagos state Police Command may be dismissed from the Force over alleged extortion of N15,000 from a civilian. A statement by the Head, Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, ...

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Delta communities’ war claims 5

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday lamented renewed hostilities between Igbide and OkpoloEnwhe communities in Isoko South local government area of the state as over fi ve people lost their lives. Th e governor, who was piqued by the ...

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Child ‘rapist’ gets N.2m bail

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday granted a temporary reprieve to a suspected child rapist, 42-yearold Obinna Okeje by granting him a N200, 000 bail. Okeje, a resident of Oyetola Street, Anifowoshe, Ikeja, is charged with raping a neighbour’s 12-year-old ...

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Man jailed for stealing motorcycle

A 45-year-old man, Anthony Ogbodu, has been sentenced to one year in prison by an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun state for stealing a Bajaj motorcycle valued at N150,000. Th e Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo, who gave the ...

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Police nab 11 over cultism in Kwara

Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) attached to the Kwara State PoliceCommand have arrested 11 people over their alleged involvement in cult-related killings and clashes in the state. Blueprint gathered that the suspects, said to be members ...

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Undergraduate in police net for murder

A 200-level student of the University of Port Harcourt, Ifeanyi Dike, has been arrested for allegedly abducting and killing an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, for ritual purposes. Dike was arrested by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command attached to ...

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PSC suspends special promotions in police

Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday, announced the suspension of special promotion in the Nigeria Police Force. Th e police and the Commission had come under attack from diff erent quarters following allegations of bribery and discrimination in recommendations for special ...

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