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Policeman armed with AK-47 kills wife, self, 5 passersby

A police officer in Nairobi allegedly killed six people, including his wife, before finally turning the gun on himself early on Tuesday. According to police, security forces became aware something was amiss after a loud noise was heard in the officer’s apartment followed by the sound of gunfire. Armed with[Read More…]

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Bank robbers kill policeman, FRSC officer in Ekiti

Armed robbers killed a policeman and a Special Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday in Aramoko-Ekiti when they raided an old generation bank. A source who requested anonymity told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that armed robbers stormed the bank through Igede-Ado-Ekiti Road after work had[Read More…]

4 motorcyclists docked for allegedly beating policeman, removing two of his teeth

Four motorcyclists were on Friday docked in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a police officer and causing his teeth to fall out. The police charged James Dayo, 38, Musa Saheed, 27, Ganiyu Aliyu, 25 and Samuel Udoh, 27 with conspiracy, breach of peace and assault. The[Read More…]

INVESTIGATION: Ticketing Corruption by Railway Staff, Soldiers, Policemen Derailing Abuja-Kaduna Rail Project #TheTrainHasDerailed

When I arrived at the Idu Railway Station in Abuja at exactly 6:17am and was quickly sold a ‘sitting’ ticket for an Abuja-Kaduna train trip, I immediately thought I had fallen for a hoax. Over the preceding four months, five Abuja residents and another two from Kaduna had complained to[Read More…]

Lagos Mob Sets Banks Ablaze As Policeman ‘Kills’ Tanker Driver

A mob has reportedly set ablaze buildings of two banks – Sterling and Diamond – located in Apapa, Lagos, after a policeman attached to one of the banks allegedly shot dead a tanker driver. The fracas reportedly began when the unidentified mobile policeman objected to the parking of a tanker[Read More…]

Policeman Shot To Death In Error

NAN The Police in Bayelsa on Tuesday confirmed that a mobile police officer had been shot to death in error. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Mr Alex Akhigbe, who confirmed the incident, described the death of the policeman an unfortunate. “He was mistakenly shot by a member[Read More…]

Policeman To Die By Hanging In Bayelsa For Killing Man At Checkpoint

NAN A Policeman, Mathew Egheghe, attached to the Bayelsa State Police Command is to die by hanging for killing a 20-year-old man, Victor Emmanuel. Egheghe shot Emmanuel at a checkpoint on Sani Abacha Expressway, Yenagoa on Oct. 16, 2011. After a protracted legal battle spear-headed by the mother of the[Read More…]