Showing posts with the label Police

Lagos police detain, starve seven-month pregnant woman over N50

A pregnant pepper seller on Hassan Ogunlana Street, Ijaiye, Lagos State, has been traumatised after she was thrown into a police cell for reporting an assault on her. The woman, Iyabo Taiwo, had lodged a complaint at the Meiran Police Station against a resident, identified simply as Simon, aka Best, who allegedly pushed her into a drainage channel. PUNCH Metro learnt that the case was, however, turned against her because Simon was a relative of a senior officer at the station. It was learnt that Simon had bought some red peppers from the woman last Monday and was supposed to collect N50 change. It was gathered that Taiye went to visit her ailing husband at a hospital the following day and did not open shop. The woman said hardly had she arrived at the shop on Wednesday with fresh stock when Simon came to collect the change. She stated that she told him to come back for the change, but he suddenly resorted to force and started taking her goods. The

Notorious Kidnapper, Evans Sue Police Over Unlawful Detention

Notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has filed a lawsuit against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and three others at the Federal High Court in Lagos over his continuous detention.

Buhari Orders Police and Other Security Agency to Put an End to The Crisis in Benue and Osun State

President Buhari met with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris today where he gave a marching order to security agencies in Nigeria to immediately put an end to incidences of crisis present in some parts of the country.  

I have always wanted to fight corruption – Jibrin

A former Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said his allegations of corruption against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and some officials of the House stemmed from his desire to fight corruption.

Ex-IGP Arase accused of taking away 24 vehicles from Force HQ

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has launched an investigation into the disappearance of some vehicles at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. Idris said the vehicles were still in the premises of the Louis Edet House at least one week before his appointment as the police helmsman.

“Don’t exaggerate my sins,” Nigeria’s most controversial police officer, AIG Mbu, says

Perhaps Nigeria’s most controversial police officer of the modern era, Joseph Mbu, on Saturday formally bowed out of the force after 31 years in service, with an appeal to the Nigerian media not to exaggerate his “sins” and those of his colleagues.