Tag: Police

Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Enugu, kill two officers

Unknown gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint at Nachi in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu state. The unfortunate event reportedly claimed the lives of two officers of the Enugu Police Command who were on duty at the checkpoint. They were said to have died on the spot while[Read More…]

How police rescued female victim from ‘one chance’ con trap in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has said its operatives arrested two suspects in Abuja over “one chance’’ con trap, rescued a female victim and recovered N401,000. Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday. “One chance’’ is a[Read More…]

Police save LASG staff who attempted to jump into lagoon at UNILAG waterfront

Police timely intervention have saved the life of one Mr Akinlolu Ajayi, 54-year-old staff of Lagos State Government, who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the lagoon. The Lagos Police Spokesman, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Saturday that the incident happened on Wednesday at about 9.25[Read More…]

How bricklayer allegedly raped deaf 20-yr-old lady, Police tell court

Police prosecutor has told a court how a bricklayer identified as Azeez Salau allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of one Kemi Omotola, 20, a deaf, without her consent. Iyaganku Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan ordered that the 26-year-old be remanded at the Abolongo correctional facility. According to the police prosecutor,[Read More…]

Police reveal details of Zamfara Emir’s abduction

The Kaduna Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Emir of Bungudu, Zamfara state, Alhaji Hassan Atto, and an unspecified number of commuters, along the Kaduna–Abuja highway. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on  Tuesday, in  Kaduna. “Today, September 14, at[Read More…]

Police dismiss trigger-happy officer who killed 18-yr-old girl in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has identified, dismissed and arrested a trigger-happy officer who fired the shot that killed an 18-year-old girl in Lagos state. Monsurat Ojuade, the victim was said to have been hit by a stray bullet fired by the erring officer during a raid to arrest a[Read More…]

Police kill three, arrest two IPOB members in Imo

The Imo State Police Comman has announced it killed three and arrested two suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) security outfit, Eastern Security Network, in a gun battle in an uncompleted building situated in a valley in Amaifeke, Orlu. A statement released by the spokesperson of[Read More…]

Police rescue kidnapped Niger traditional ruler

The Niger State Police Command says it has rescued the kidnapped traditional ruler of Wawa in Borgu Local Government of Niger. Dr Mahmud Aliyu, the victim, was kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen on Sunday at his palace at about 10 pm. The Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Wassiu Abiodun,[Read More…]

Ogun: How we rescued Obasanjo’s workers without paying ransom, Police narrate

The Nigerian Police, Ogun Command, says it has rescued three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farm, from their kidnappers’ den, three days after they were abducted without paying any ransom. The Police Spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known to newsmen in Abeokuta, on Friday evening. The Obasanjo Farm’s[Read More…]

Police charge man with unlawful possession of firearm over toy gun

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 27-year-old man, Basiru Usman, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly being in possession of a toy gun. The police charged Usman, whose address was not provided with conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearm. Magistrate Folashade Oshikoya, gave the order,[Read More…]