Ogun: Three arrested for allegedly beating man to death over phone theft

The police in Ogun State have arrested three men for allegedly beating a 23-year-old man to death over phone theft. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this in in a statement on Sunday. Oyeyemi identified the suspects, who were arrested on January 21, as Ugo Obi, Chinonso Jude, and Chibuke Samson. They... Continue Reading →

Lagos: Police nab cultists, robbers as CP vows to employ fresh strategies

Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, has reiterated his commitment to getting rid of armed robbers and cultists using community policing strategies. Odumosu gave the assurance at the weekend during a meeting with senior officers of the command after they reported success in apprehending cultists and robbers. RRS Commander, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi and Divisional... Continue Reading →

Suspected armed robbers shoots man dead in Delta community

Suspected armed robbers have shot dead a man near the old premises of Union Bank in Oleh Community, Headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased is simply identified as Omamuzo, a.k.a, Apere. Details as to why he was killed were still sketchy as of the time of this report. It... Continue Reading →

Gunmen assassinate businessman in Ondo

Staffers of Helena Hotel at Ijapo area in Akure, the Ondo State capital, have fled for fear of being arrested after the murder of a businessman by suspected assassins. The victim identified as Babatunde Adeluka Olubasa was shot dead inside the hotel premises where he lodged on December 26. Witnesses said Babatunde was trailed to... Continue Reading →

Blasphemy: Court orders IGP to release Facebook user detained since February

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Nigeria Police Force, to release a Facebook user, Mbarak Bala, who was arrested in Kaduna on February 28, 2020 for alleged blasphemous posts about Islam. Delivering judgment in the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Bala, Justice Inyang Ekwo... Continue Reading →

Police, rights group kick as cop kills man in Rivers

The Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountablilty Campaign (CBRAC) and the Rivers State Police Command, have condemned the killings of one Mr. Jimoh Abiodun, by a policeman. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Joseph Mukan, said the suspect, whose name was not disclosed, had been subjected to psychological evaluation. It was gathered that... Continue Reading →

Ogun: Two arrested for gang-raping, filming teenager

The Police in Ogun State have arrested the duo of Damilare Oyeniyi, 30, and Emmanuel Okori, 20, for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old girl in Ota on December 12. The suspects, according to the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi were arrested after the incident was reported at Sango police station by the victim. The victim, Oyeyemi said,... Continue Reading →

Rivers killer cop faces murder charge, dismissal —Police

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has said the officer who killed a tricycle driver in Rukpokwu, near Port Harcourt on Thursday was on illegal duty. He also said the officer would be dismissed and charged with murder. Mukan, who stated this on a live television interview in Port Harcourt monitored by The PUNCH,... Continue Reading →

Another baby factory discovered in Ogun [PHOTOS]

The police have discovered another baby factory in Ogun State. This is coming barely two days after one was discovered at Ofada area of the state. Men of Ogun State Police Command said the baby factory was located at Lagos Street, Adesan in Mowe area of Obafemi Owode Local Government, Ogun. The state police spokesman, Abimbola... Continue Reading →

Gunmen kill policeman, abduct Chinese road contractor, injure another in Ekiti

Gunmen on Friday evening shot dead a policeman and kidnapped a Chinese handling the new Ado-Iyin road in Ekiti State. The gunmen, according to sources, attacked two Chinese nationals in the Ado-Ekiti end of the new road and shot dead a policeman in their entourage. It was gathered that while one Chinese was abducted, the... Continue Reading →

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