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 →

Community policing: Lagos constables won’t bear arms, says PPRO

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has said the 1,250 special constabulary officers newly deployed to boost security in different parts of the state won’t bear arms. “For now, there is no provision for that. But everything in life is subject to change; maybe later there will be a law that will... Continue Reading →

Again, Police Threaten Showdown As Nigerians Vow To Resume #ENDSARS Protest Monday

The Lagos State Police Command has said security agencies will not fold their arms as youths plan fresh protests against police brutality and extortion. This was contained in a  statement on Sunday by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, titled ‘No room for violent protest, gathering in Lagos’. The statement was issued after... Continue Reading →

Inferno kills two siblings in Jigawa

Two brothers were killed in a fire incident that razed down a house at Kafar Fada Quarters in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Eye witness said that the incident occurred on Monday night. He said the incident resulted in the death of two children of the same parents. Police Public Relations Officer in... Continue Reading →

Girl shoots boyfriend to death testing local charm efficacy

A young man has been shot dead in Calabar by his girlfriend upon his directive to the girl. The young man, whose real name could not be gotten as at the time of this report, goes by the nickname: “Email”. He sells Indian hemp and was with a group of his friends at the time... Continue Reading →

Bandits attack local market, kill Four in Niger

Armed bandits have killed four people after attacking Daja local market and Mangun village in Mashegu local government Area of Niger state on Monday evening. The bandits also lost one of their members in a reprisal attack by the members of the villages. It was gathered that the bandits invaded the village market riding on... Continue Reading →

1 killed, 5 injured as hoodlums clash in Ibadan

One person was reportedly murdered while five others sustained an injury on Tuesday when hoodlums unleashed terror on residents of Wesley College area of Ibadan. A witness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that hoodlums attacked residents of Labo, Orita Aperin, Elekuro, Kosodo, Oranyan areas of Ibadan with dangerous weapons during a clash on... Continue Reading →

Kidnappers demand N5m ransom for pregnant woman in Edo

A pregnant woman, Uju Okwudili, has been kidnapped on Airport Road, Benin, Edo State capital with the hoodlums demanding N5 million. She was seized on Monday at Ulemo axis of Benin while on school run with her children abandoned in her car. The hoodlums fled with the victim in a get-away Audi 80 car, moving... Continue Reading →

Police Arrest Lagos Hotel Manager As Lodger Kills Friend, Flees

Lagos State Police Command has arrested a hotel manager, Grace Olobia, after the strangled body of a lodger, Chinedu Hillary, who was allegedly killed by his friend, was found in the room. According to a police report, the incident occurred around 11 pm last week Thursday, at the Hellios Hotel at Adenle Street, Okunola, in... Continue Reading →

Residents Beat Kidnap Suspect To Death In Ekiti

An angry mob has beaten up a middle-aged man to death after he was accused of trying to kidnap a seven-year-old boy in Omuo Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti East Local Government area of Ekiti State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a source in the community alleged that the deceased man trailed the boy... Continue Reading →

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