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BULLETS, BLOOD AND LOADS OF CASH (III): Financial and economic woes left behind in commercial bank robberies

Investigative journalist Ridwan Yusuf spent 18 days sussing out the consequences of incessant bank robberies in Nigeria’s southwest region. In the last of this three-part series, he tells how commercial banks in that axis lost millions of Naira to armed robberies in 2021. This is the third of a three-part[Read More…]

BULLETS, BLOOD AND LOADS OF CASH (II): Tales of killings of on-duty law enforcement officers at Ondo, Ekiti banks

On-the-job felonious killings of law enforcement officers were spiralling in Southwest Nigeria in 2021, owing to bank robberies. Investigative journalist Ridwan Yusuf spent 18 days digging into this fresh threat in southwestern Nigeria. In the second of this three-part series, he examines how on-duty police officers were clearly targeted by[Read More…]

Nigerian police justify its use of force on protesters #June12thProtest

The Nigerian police on Saturday justified its use of tear gas on protesters who took to the streets to mark Democracy Day by voicing their grievances against the government of the day. According to police spokesman, Mr Frank Mba, the actions of officers were in line with international best practices[Read More…]