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14 Feb 2018
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 38-year-old driver, Peter Edialu, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly molesting a 13-tear-old physically challenged girl. Police charged Edialu, whose address was not stated with abduction, breach of peace and sexual assault. Police Prosecutor Clifford Ogu told the court that the offences were committed on Jan. 31…
13 Feb 2018
Members of Embrace International Assembly, Ikorodu, Lagos, were on Sunday prevented from gaining access into the church’s premises after policemen followed an alleged order from the authorities of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria. The members, who had turned out in large numbers, defied the rain and erected canopies on the street beside the church…
11 Feb 2018
A deadly Hong Kong bus crash that killed 19 and left scores more injured was under investigation Sunday, with the city's leader calling for a wide-ranging inquiry as questions surfaced over the industry's long hours and low pay. Most victims of the accident on Saturday evening, which saw a double decker flip over and smash…
3 Feb 2018
British police are now investigating sexual assault allegations brought by nine women against US film mogul Harvey Weinstein, according to media reports Saturday. Scotland Yard confirmed that its "Operation Kaguyak" was investigating 14 separate claims brought by nine women, but it doesn't identify suspects unless they have been charged. British media, including the Press Association,…
20 Jan 2018
The Peace Corps of Nigeria, yesterday, asked the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi and other policemen to stop harassing its officers across the state. The Southwest Zonal Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mutairu Habib, at a briefing, yesterday, said with the court’s judgement, which ruled against the Police on the harassment of its…
17 Jan 2018
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday inaugurated ‘Operation Know Your Neighbour’ to check cultism and drug peddling in the state. He inaugurated the operation during a town hall meeting hosted by Area G Command in Ogba, Lagos. According to Imohimi, people have taken the act of knowing one’s neighbour for granted,…
14 Jan 2018
Wife of wanted Badoo kingpin, Mrs. Abimbola Alaka, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector General of Police and well-meaning Nigerians to save her husband and family from embarrassment, and ensure her family’s safety. Badoo is a notorious cult in the Ikorodu area of Lagos accused of ritual killings. Chief Abayomi Alaka was declared…
13 Jan 2018
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has assured the residents of communities ravaged by suspected herdsmen in Benue and Nasarawa states of adequate police protection to prevent a recurrence of the attacks. The I-G stated this on Saturday during an inspection tour of Gbajimba, Anyiin and Tunga villages in Benue and Nasarawa states. He said…
11 Jan 2018
The Lagos State police command has uncovered a suspected home of a child trafficking syndicate at the Ejigbo area of Lagos. Seven children, whose ages were between two and 10 years, were rescued while the suspected leader of the gang, one Comfort from Akwa Ibom State was arrested. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, who…
11 Jan 2018
The Association of Idoma Lawyers has called for the creation of state police and restructuring of the federation. The body was reacting to the recent attacks by herdsmen in Guma and Logo council areas of Benue State where over 60 persons were allegedly killed. In a statement by the patron and president, Chief Godwin Obla…
8 Jan 2018
The Ogun State Police Command yesterday gunned down an armed robbery suspect, at Ososa junction, along the Sagamu-Ore expressway.   According to a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the effort followed a distress call received by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) that robbers had blocked…
5 Jan 2018
Delta State Police Command has thoroughly searched the Otor-Iyede, Isoko North Local Government Area home of human rights activist, Comrade Anthony A. Ogbalor, who it is detaining as a kidnap and robbery suspect. Isoko youths and some concerned stakeholders have cautioned the police against media trial and hasty decision on arrested activist. Ogbalor, a former…

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