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Osogbo Students Call For Probe Of Police Officers Who Shot Two Students

Nigerian Police

The Osogbo National Students’ Union (ONSU) has urged the Nigeria Police Force to probe the two police officers who shot two Osun State University students over the weekend, Leaders NG reports. ONSU, an indigenous students’ organization, condemned the unwarranted shooting of the UNIOSUN students, saying that it threatened the peace of Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The group therefore called ...

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Police Released Premium Times Publisher Dapo Olorunyomi

Dapo Olorunyomi

Reports reaching us says that the Nigeria police on Thursday evening arrested the Publisher of Premium Times online newspaper in Abuja, arresting its publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu. The officers who conducted the raid of the newspaper’s offices said the action was after a complaint by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai claiming the newspaper libeled ...

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Police Arrest Suspected Militant Planning To Bomb Lagos Third Mainland Bridge


A suspected militant and member of a gang planning to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, has been arrested by the police. Police recovered two AK 47 Rifles, two cartons of Explosives and Detonators. The arrest, according to the police, was made after several weeks of meticulous follow up on intelligence information on the activities ...

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Appeal Court Okays 10 Years Imprisonment For Ex-Pen Cinema DPO

The late Ademola Aderintola killed by the ex-Pen cinema DPO

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Thursday affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere sentencing a former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to Pen Cinema Police Station in Agege, Segun Fabunmi to 10 years imprisonment for the killing of one Ademola Aderintola Daramola during the January 9, 2012 protest against fuel subsidy removal in Lagos. Justice ...

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Army Commandant’s Dead Body Found in School’s Premises

Leye Oyebade, Oyo State Commissioner of Police

The dead body of Col. Anthony Okeyim, the Commandant, Command Secondary School, Ibadan was on Monday found at his apartment located within the school’s premises. SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ibadan, said the force was treating the issue as a suspected case of murder. “I can confirm to ...

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Police Arrest Leader Of Gang That Kidnapped CBN Governor’s Wife


The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested the tenth member of the gang responsible for the September kidnap of Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, wife of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Umar Abubakar, suspected kidnapping gang leader This was disclosed in a press statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of ...

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How Illegality Thrives at Police Training School In Lagos


An investigation by SaharaReporters has uncovered extensive illicit programs and financial deals at the Police Training School (PTS) in Ikeja, Lagos. Overseen by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kayode Egbetokun, the commandant of the PTS, the training school engages in improperly documented activities that bring a financial windfall to a few officers. Mandated to train civilians as complementary law enforcement ...

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