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 →

Nigerian protests: A once-in-a-generation moment for change

Last month, the protests that gripped Nigeria for weeks reached a bloody peak. On October 20, security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at a toll gate in Lekki, outside Lagos, which, according to Amnesty International, killed 12 people. Witnesses described how CCTV cameras and lights were shut off before the shooting started, apparently in... Continue Reading →

End SARS unrest: Protect yourselves, policemen can’t guarantee security – DPO to Nigerians

A police officer (name withheld) has informed Nigerians that it would be difficult for Force personnel to provide adequate security for now. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in a chat with PRNigeria, advised citizens to protect themselves from hoodlums ahead of yuletide. He spoke at the weekend after a joint meeting of law enforcement agencies... Continue Reading →

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