Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "Police"

    Police: Why we didn’t parade suspects involved in killing of Badeh

Police: Why we didn’t parade suspects involved in killing of Badeh

The police have postponed the presentation of suspected killers of Alex Badeh, late former chief of defence staff, to the media in Abuja.On Wednesday, the force had said it had arrested alleged killers of Badeh and would present them to journalists on Thursday.Jimoh Moshood, force spokesman, who made the disclosure while addressing journalists on Thursday in Abuja, said five suspects [...]

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    Don’t establish anti-terrorism unit here, Akwa Ibom warns police

Don’t establish anti-terrorism unit here, Akwa Ibom warns police

The government of Akwa Ibom state has kicked against the setting up of a police anti-terrorism unit (ATU), describing it as a ploy by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intimidate and arrest members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.In a statement on Thursday, Charles Udoh, commissioner of information, said a functional ATU would arrest anyone on [...]

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    ‘Your claim constitutes criminal offence’ — Police reply Melaye on death alarm

‘Your claim constitutes criminal offence’ — Police reply Melaye on death alarm

The Nigeria police force has denied the allegation by Dino Melaye, senator representating Kogi central, that some policemen have been ordered to kill him.The senator had alleged that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), was plotting to "inject me to death."“There is a plan by the IG to arrest me today and inject me to death. Men deployed already. CP Kogi and [...]

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    ‘Police planning to inject me to death’ — Melaye raises the alarm

‘Police planning to inject me to death’ — Melaye raises the alarm

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, has accused Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of Police (IGP) of planning to arrest and inject him to death.The lawmaker made the allegation in a Twitter post on Tuesday.Melaye said officers of the Nigerian police have already been deployed for the assignment."There is a plan by the IG to arrest me today and inject [...]

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    Saraki on Adeyanju’s arrest: Have we receded to military rule?

Saraki on Adeyanju’s arrest: Have we receded to military rule?

Senate President Bukola Saraki says it sems like the country has gone back to the period of military rule.Saraki said this while calling for the release of Deji Adeyanju, convener of Concerned Nigerians.On December 13, the police arrested Adeyanju for a murder case that he and some of his associates were discharged and acquitted for 2009.He initially stood trial for [...]

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    Deji Adeyanju remanded in prison till 2019

Deji Adeyanju remanded in prison till 2019

A Kano magistrate's court has remanded Deji Adeyanju, convener of Concerned Nigerians, in prison till February next year.Hassan Fagge, a magistrate, ordered that Adeyanju be kept in prison following his arraignment by the Nigeria police force.The police had charged Adeyanju with alleged murder, an allegation he was acquitted of years ago.This was after he had been granted bail on two [...]

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    Amnesty: Policemen demanded N150k for logistics when called over herdsmen attacks in Nasarawa

Amnesty: Policemen demanded N150k for logistics when called over herdsmen attacks in Nasarawa

Some residents of Nasarawa state have told Amnesty International (AI) that policemen sent to their communities to stop attacks by suspected herdsmen asked them to pay N150,000.The residents made the allegations in a report released by AI on the conflict between farmers and herdsmen in the country.In the report released Monday, the villagers were quoted as saying the policemen who were [...]

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    Senate begins probe of Deji Adeyanju’s arrest

Senate begins probe of Deji Adeyanju’s arrest

The senate has mandated its committees on police and judiciary to probe the arrest of Deji Adeyanju, convener of Concerned Nigerians.The decision to investigate Adeyanju's arrest was sequel to a motion sponsored by Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.On Thursday, Adeyanju was arrested by the police for a murder case that he and some of his associates were discharged and [...]

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    Police block striking workers from n’assembly complex

Police block striking workers from n’assembly complex

The police have refused workers entry into the national assembly.The national assembly workers under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) commenced a four-day strike on Monday.They also cut off off water and power supply to the premises.While milling around the entrance of the national assembly on Tuesday, TheCable overheard some of the workers accusing their colleagues of betraying [...]

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    Having sex in car is not a crime, say police

Having sex in car is not a crime, say police

The police say having sex in a car in public space is not a crime.Abayomi Shogunle, head of the public complaint rapid response unit (PCRRU), said this in a tweet on Tuesday.A Twitter user with the handle Stanley_Moses13 had asked Shogunle: "Oga @YomiShogunle please is it a crime to have sex in your car?."The head of the PCRRU said as [...]

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    Akiolu: Army killed the efficiency of the police

Akiolu: Army killed the efficiency of the police

Rilwan Akiolu, oba of Lagos, says the Nigeria army has killed the efficiency of the police.Akiolu said this on Wednesday while speaking at a senate public hearing on a bill seeking to reform the police.The mornach said more money should be voted to the police apart from statutory allocations."It is the Nigerian army who actually killed the efficiency of [...]

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    ‘Bandits’ kill 16 police officers in Zamfara

‘Bandits’ kill 16 police officers in Zamfara

The Zamfara state police command has confirmed that 16 of its officers died in a fierce gun battle with bandits in the state last Thursday. It said 20 officers have also been rescued.In a statement on Wednesday,  Muhammad Shehu, the state command’s spokesman, said Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), is saddened by the loss of the officers whom he described [...]

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    Deji Adeyanju to be arraigned for ‘promoting terrorism’ on social media

Deji Adeyanju to be arraigned for ‘promoting terrorism’ on social media

Deji Adeyanju, a political activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians, was on Monday released from prison custody and subsequently re-arrested.Adeyanju had been initially arrested for alleged criminal conspiracy.TheCable had reported how Adeyanju and two others were picked up on Wednesday in Abuja during a protest tagged: 'Police Are Not Politicians, Save Our Democracy'.The protesters had trooped to the streets to [...]

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    Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the national peace committee to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 electoral bill into law.The peace committee is headed by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state.Frank said the new electoral bill will not only ensure a free, fair and credible election, [...]

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    Boko Haram: Police deploy 2,000 officers in north-east

Boko Haram: Police deploy 2,000 officers in north-east

The police have deployed 2,000 officers in the north-east to combat the Boko Haram insurgency.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the deployment is in line with section 4 of the police act.Moshood said the development would give strength to the military which is already combating the insurgency."The inspector-general of police (IGP) has deployed additional 2,000 Police Mobile Force (PMF) and Counter [...]

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    ‘Criminal conspiracy’: Deji Adeyanju may remain in prison till 2019

‘Criminal conspiracy’: Deji Adeyanju may remain in prison till 2019

The police have arraigned Deji Adeyanju, a political activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians, before a magistrate court over allegations of criminal conspiracy.The police arraigned Adeyanju and two others - Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams - for allegedly committing "joint act of criminal defamation, disturbance of public peace, threat security and safety and inciting public disturbance".TheCable had reported how Adeyanju [...]

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