Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Police"

    Court halts Adeleke’s arrest

Court halts Adeleke’s arrest

Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, has obtained a court order restraining the police from arresting him.On Wednesday, the police summoned him for alleged examination malpractice and criminal conspiracy.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, had said Adeleke and Sikiru, his brother, sat for the National Examination Council Examination (NECO) as internal candidates in 2017, [...]

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    Jimoh Moshood: Buhari’s directive not to invite Adeleke doesn’t exonerate him

Jimoh Moshood: Buhari’s directive not to invite Adeleke doesn’t exonerate him

Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, says Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun, has not been exonerated in spite of President Muhammadu Buhari's directive not to invite him.On Wednesday, the police invited Adeleke to appear at the force headquarters over an alleged malpractice while sitting for the 2017 National Examination Council (NECO) test.But shortly after the invitation, [...]

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    Police acting the script of APC, says PDP on Adeleke’s invitation

Police acting the script of APC, says PDP on Adeleke’s invitation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the police of attempting to take down Ademola Adeleke, its candidate in the Osun gubernatorial election.The party said this in reaction to the invitation of Adeleke by the police over alleged examination malpractice.In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, publicity secretary of the PDP, accused the police of acting the script of the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the police officers who invaded the house of Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, should not have been dismissed from the force.Three of the four officers involved in the act were dismissed after they searched Clark’s residence based on a tip-off but did not find anything incriminating.The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader over [...]

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    Police warn against vote buying during Osun poll, to prosecute offenders

Police warn against vote buying during Osun poll, to prosecute offenders

The Nigeria police force have warned against the buying and selling of votes in the Osun state governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday.In a statement, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the force will “deal decisively” with anyone found culpable.“The Nigeria Police Force will not tolerate, condone, or allow vote buying and selling to take place anywhere in Osun State [...]

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    Ex-police commissioner accuses Shehu Sani of forgery

Ex-police commissioner accuses Shehu Sani of forgery

Sani Magaji, a retired police commissioner of Akwa Ibom state, has accused Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, of forgery, vowing to take him to court.In a petition to Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Magaji alleged that the senator forged his signature on a document said to be an endorsement of direct primary election in the [...]

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    Police arrest WhatsApp group admin, members for spreading ‘fake news’

Police arrest WhatsApp group admin, members for spreading ‘fake news’

The Kano state police have arrested the administrator and members of a WhatsApp group for allegedly circulating fake news.The group was accused of spreading the picture of a woman who was accused of trafficking children in Kano.According to PRNigeria, Magaji Musa, Kano police spokesperson, said the suspects were arrested after the woman issued a complaint to the state command.Magaji said [...]

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    Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he is ready to debate Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police, over the 2015 presidential election.The duo has been entangled in a back and forth over Abba’s claim that the police forced Jonathan to concede defeat after losing the poll.In an interview with Daily Trust, Abba was quoted to have said: [...]

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    Police dismiss officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Police dismiss officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has approved the dismissal of three of the four police officers who searched the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader.The officers searched Clark’s residence on Tuesday but did not find anything incriminating.The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader and revealed the identities of the officers behind what the IGP [...]

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    This disease called ‘I am not aware’ afflicting people in high places

This disease called ‘I am not aware’ afflicting people in high places

A scrum of police officers invades the residence of a respected Ijaw leader – Edwin Clark. The invaders claim they are acting on the order of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP).These invidious executers of tyranny spend more than two hours rummaging through the “boxers, socks, hats, bead necklaces, soup pots, cellar and cutlery” of the Ijaw chief, but [...]

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    Police reveal identities of officers who searched Clark’s residence

Police reveal identities of officers who searched Clark’s residence

The Nigeria police on Wednesday released the names of four of its officers who searched the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader.On Tuesday, security operatives invaded Clark's house around 1:30 pm and presented a search warrant to the elder statesman.The officers were identified as David Dominic, an assistant superintendent of police, Godwin Musa, Sada Abubakar and Yabo [...]

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    ‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the raid on the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark is a threat to the country's democracy.On Tuesday, some police officers searched Clark's residence but did not find anything incriminating.Thereafter, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), ordered the detention of the policemen. Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the policemen carried out the raid without approval from [...]

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    Police apologise to Edwin Clark over invasion of his residence

Police apologise to Edwin Clark over invasion of his residence

The Nigeria police have apologised to Edwin Clark, an elder statesman, over the unauthorised raid of his residence in Abuja by four policemen.NAN reports that Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.Moshood said a police delegation had been sent to Clark’s house, comprising of the DIG operations and some commissioners of police.TheCable on Tuesday reported that [...]

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    IGP orders arrest of policemen who invaded Edwin Clark’s residence

IGP orders arrest of policemen who invaded Edwin Clark’s residence

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered the detention of the policemen who invaded the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw leader.In a statement, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the policemen, did so without approval from the authorities.TheCable had reported how the policemen invaded Clark's residence around 1:30pm on Tuesday, after presenting a search warrant to the elder statesman.Clark had [...]

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    ‘I’ll hit harder’ — Fani-Kayode speaks after honouring police invitation

‘I’ll hit harder’ — Fani-Kayode speaks after honouring police invitation

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says the police invited him over an article he wrote on "hegemony and terrorism".He disclosed this after he left the force headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain commended the police for being professional but vowed not to relent in his criticisms."Left the Inspector General of Police's office after a [...]

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    Fani-Kayode honours police invitation over ‘inciting publication’

Fani-Kayode honours police invitation over ‘inciting publication’

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, has honoured the invitation of the police at the force headquarters, Abuja.The police had invited Fani-Kayode over alleged conspiracy, criminal and inciting publication.Habu Sani, commissioner of police in charge of IG monitoring unit, force headquarters, signed the letter inviting him for questioning.In response, the former minister had said the letter was vague and asked the [...]

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