Sunday, 10th December 2023

Omobolanle Raheem

10 Oct
It was justice at last for the family of Gbenga Raheem, yesterday, as a High Court, sitting in Tafa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, sentenced a dismissed Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi, to death by hanging for killing Raheem’s pregnant wife, Omobolanle. Vandi at the Ajah under-bridge checkpoint on December 25, 2022, shot Omobolanle,…
4 Apr
A Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), yesterday, dismissed a no-case application filed by the embattled Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed a Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, on December 25, 2022.
7 Mar
Justice Ibironke Harrison of a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), yesterday, fixed April 3, 2023, for ruling on the ‘no-case submission’ filed by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi, who is on trial for killing a Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, on Christmas day.
26 Jan
.....Husband, sister expected to testify Following the murder of a Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, Lagos High Court sitting at the TBS annex, Onikan has adjourned the case to today (Thursday) while a police inspector, Fiyegha Ebimine has testified to the court. Recall that Raheem was allegedly killed last Christmas Day, by an Assistant Superintendent of…
17 Jan
Pleads not guilty as court grants accelerated hearing An Assistant Superintendent of Police, (ASP), Drambi Vandi, alleged to have killed a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, on Christmas day at Ajah Lagos, has been arraigned before a Lagos High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS). The Lagos State Government arraigned the suspected killer on…
15 Jan
Beyond the wide condemnation that have appropriately followed the gruesome murder of Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, a Lagos-based lawyer and her twin babies by a trigger-happy Assistant Superintendent of Police....
6 Jan
Lekki residents under the aegis of the Lekki Estate Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA), Lagos, have called on the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Usman Alkali Baba...
6 Jan
President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau (SAN), has restated readiness of the association to ensure justice for slain Omobolanle Raheem and Gafaru Buraimoh, both killed separately last month by officers attached to Ajiwe Police Station...
3 Jan
Lagos State Police Command has transferred all personnel at Ajah Police Station. This is coming after two Nigerians were shot dead by trigger-happy policemen attached to the division.
3 Jan
A constitutional and human right lawyer, Angus Obinna Chukwuka, has condemned the gruesome murder of Mrs Omobolanle Raheem by ASP Drambi Vandhi. He called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, the Police Service Commission...
2 Jan
Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has constituted a nine-member ad hoc committee to probe murder of female lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem and Gafaru Buraimoh, killed by police officers in Lagos.    A statement by National Publicity Secretary, Akorede Habeeb Lawal, reads in part: “We start by acknowledging that nothing we do will ever be enough to…
30 Dec 2022
The Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch, has called for N5 billion monetary compensation for the family of slain Lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, from the Federal and Lagos State governments as well as the Nigeria Police Force and the Police Service Commission, through its Human Rights Committee, in addition to the prosecution of ASP Drambi Vandi,…


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