The Cross River State Police Command has decried shortage of manpower and communication gadgets in the state police command.
Recently a 21-year-old undergraduate was arrested for killing a 50-year-old man. When she was apprehended in her home where she lived with her father, it was reported that her father resisted her arrest
The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against giving crimes ethnic colouration, insisting that a criminal is a criminal, irrespective of its ethnicity.
Acting Director-General, National Taskforce for Combating Illegal Importation of Weapons, Musa Mohammed, has solicited the government’s support in stopping the importation and sale of illegal weapons.
23 Nov 2020
Beset by entrenched tribalism, nepotism, and favoritism, the chokehold of primitive thinking on Nigeria is one of the most asphyxiating in the world.
20 Nov 2020
The need for the clerics to play a pivotal role in curbing crises bedeviling the country has been stressed. The Founder of Lutful-Lahi International, Sheikh Mohammed Robiu Adebayo Abdul Malik, has implored religious leaders to use their God-given influential power for societal development and harmonious relationship among the citizenry. Sheikh Robiu, who noted that all…
18 Nov 2020
A millionaire preacher wanted in South Africa on fraud and money-laundering charges was arrested in his native Malawi on Wednesday according to the police. Shepherd Bushiri, a self-proclaimed prophet known for "miracles" and an opulent lifestyle, skipped to Malawi last week in breach of strict bail conditions imposed by a South African court. Malawian police…
8 Nov 2020
To prevent a repeat of the insecurity witnessed during the COVID-19 lockdown and the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest, the Managing Director of Linklegal Consulting, Professor Ademola Abass has called for a re-order of the Police-Citizens relations, while the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun said there is need for security…
5 Nov 2020
There is nothing more demoralising than a small but inadequate income – Edward Wilson. Nigerians are accustomed to seeing policemen at every junction of our cities. And when they stay-away, walkout or slowdown in subtle protest, we tend to miss them – but for the wrong reasons. Legally, police don’t go on industrial action…
27 Oct 2020
Tackling rising cases of crime within communities will require a holistic and measured approach, which must include restorative justice, faith-based therapies, and communities’ support. While restorative justice seeks to compensate or placate the victim of crime, faith-based therapy involves religious groups exposing virtues of decency to those with criminal intents with a view to discouraging them…
18 Oct 2020
Adeyemi Oke, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, recently distributed over 600 bags of rice to the less-privileged in some parts of Lagos State and paid hospital bills of many as part of what has now become a yearly routine when he marks his birthday. He had also donated about N10 million worth of rice during the…