Monday, February 15, 2021



Police arrest suspected rapist of 90-year-old woman in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe on Tuesday said it had arrested one Mohammed Faruk for allegedly raping a 90-year-old woman (name withheld) in Gadaka town in Fika Local Government Area of the state.

COVID-19: Correctional facility rejects suspects without test certificate

A Grade A Customary Court, sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered three suspected hooligans to be remanded in the Mapo police cell for allegedly causing public disorder.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

How I relate with my Orderly – Lai Mohammed 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says besides getting security coverage from his Police Orderly, he also gets feedbacks through him on the pulse of the society about the government and his office.

6 arrested as Shiites protest in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command on Monday arrested six members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, in Abuja.

2 security guards in court for stealing 10 laptops

Two security guards, Jesse Igbagbo, 24, and Taofeek Raimi, 38, on Wednesday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos, for allegedly stealing 10 laptops worth N1.8million.

Gunmen kidnap IPMAN official in Ekiti

Gunmen have kidnapped a prominent petroleum dealer and one of the leaders of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Suleiman Akinbami, in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Buni orders SEMA to support victims of Boko Haram attack in Geidam

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe on Thursday directed the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, to provide emergency support for victims of Wednesday’s suspected Boko Haram attack on Geidam, a town in the state.

Bandits kill policeman, abduct 5 others in Niger

Armed bandits on Tuesday killed a policeman and kidnapped five others in different attacks in Shiroro and Rafi local government areas of Niger state. According...

Court remands fake prophet for defrauding businessman of N1.1m in Osun

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday ordered that a 32-year-old fake prophet, Olajide Omolere, who allegedly obtained N1.1 million from a woman to solve her “spiritual problems”, be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.

Police arrest armed robbery suspect in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State says it has arrested a suspected armed robber and recovered a berretta pistol.

Police arrest village head,10 others over alleged banditry in Niger

The Niger State Police Command has arrested the village head of Tungan-Iliya and 10 other persons over alleged banditry in Mashegu Local Government Area...

Police arraign 2 Lagosians for beating 2 policewomen

Two men: Gbenga Adekoya and Abiodun Adesope, were on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting two policewomen.

Police Service Commission dismisses 4 senior officers for misconduct

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers. This is contained in a statement...

Man bags 10 year imprisonment for defiling 13-year-old girl

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday sentenced a 34-year-old man, Oyedokun Tunde to 10 years imprisonment for defiling a 13-year-old girl.

Police arraign 4 for allegedly stealing gold, N5.4m in Lagos

Four men, who allegedly broke into an apartment and stole valuables worth N5.4 million, were, on Tuesday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

3-day-old baby stolen in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command says it has arrested three suspects for stealing a three-day-old child in Kaduna.

Abducted police officers regain freedom

The police on Friday said they rescued nine Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASPs, abducted by bandits in Katsina. A statement by the force spokesman, Frank...

Kaduna Poly lecturer shoots wife, kills self

A former Principal Lecturer with the Department of Languages, Kaduna Polytechnic, Austin Umera, has killed himself at his residence at Kigo road in Kaduna.

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