Barely 24 hours after a Lagos High Court sentenced Drambi Vandi, an officer involved in the killing of Bolanle Raheem, a lawyer, to death by hanging, members of the international community have, again, urged Nigeria to abolish the death penalty.
The Lagos State High Court has sentenced Drambi Vandi, a police officer, to death by hanging for the fatal shooting of Bolanle Raheem, a Lagos-based lawyer, on Christmas Day 2022.
A Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square annex, Igbosere, has fixed October 9 for judgment in the murder trial of Lagos lawyer, Bolanle Raheem.
My dear reader, I am in the deepest of pains as I write this piece. The recent crude, cruel and conscienceless killing of a fellow Nigerian citizen; a defenceless and innocent female lawyer, Mrs. Bolanle Raheem by an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has contacted and consoled the husband and family of Mrs. Bolanle Raheem, who was killed by a policeman on Christmas Day in Lagos.
31 Dec 2022
The Lagos State Attorney-General, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has filed a one-count charge against ASP Drambi Vandi, the alleged police office, who allegedly shot a lawyer, Mrs. Bolanle Raheem.
29 Dec 2022
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, met with the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja, today to discuss amongst other things, possible avenue to achieve speedy justice for the victims of the recent killing of Lagos lawyer in front of her husband in the state. The…
28 Dec 2022
It was a hard moment for Gbenga Raheem, husband of Omobolanle Raheem, the female lawyer who was shot dead by an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi, as he revealed that his wife was killed along with a four-month pregnancy.
27 Dec 2022
The police command in Lagos State says two police officers arrested with ASP Dambri Vandi, over the alleged killing of Mrs Omobolale Raheem would be released today (Tuesday) as they were not involved in the crime. The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, while giving…
27 Dec 2022
Lagos Police Command has revealed the identity of the officer who fatally shot Bolanle Raheem, a Lagos-based lawyer. Police spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin said the name of the policeman that shot Bolanle is Drambi Vandi. Vandi, a policeman attached to the Ajah Police Station and his team reportedly tried to stop Raheem and her family members…
27 Dec 2022
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday requested the police to come up with more details of the alleged murder of a Lagos-based female lawyer, Mrs Bolanle Raheem. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Raheem was allegedly shot dead on Christmas Day by a police officer attached to the Ajiwe Police Station in…
26 Dec 2022
Lagos State Police Command said the policeman that shot a lawyer Bolanle Raheem has been arrested. The unnamed policeman attached to the Ajah Police Station and his team reportedly tried to stop Raheem and her family members as they drove back home from a Christmas Day church service. The Guardian gathered that the trigger-happy policeman…