#Endsarsmemorial: Stop Arresting Protesters, Amnesty Slams Lagos Police

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 178 total views,  105 views today Amnesty International has called on the Lagos Police Command to desist from arresting protesters at the Lekki toll gate plaza where a memorial protest is ongoing. On their Twitter page Wednesday, Amnesty wrote, “Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters. Lagos: stop arresting protesters.” The protesters came out in a car procession to the Lekki toll gate to commemorate the alleged killings of Nigerians on the same day last year. However, men of the Nigerian Police have…

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#Endsars: ‘We Were Shot, SARS Still Working’, Lagos Protesters Insist

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 185 total views,  105 views today There was a large turnout of protesters at the Lekki tollgate on Wednesday leading to gridlock in the area. The protesters insisted that some of them were shot at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. One of the protesters, who showed scars from the injuries that he secured claimed that he saw three young people being shot. But the Federal Government had denied that soldiers neither shot nor killed protesters. However, the protester showed our correspondents covering the events some images on his phone. The…

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Youths In Adamawa Demand Immediate Arrest Of Endsars Killers

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 179 total views,  104 views today Youths in Adamawa State have staged a demonstration in Yola the state capital to demand the immediate arrest and prosecution of Endsars killers. They made the demand while commemorating the Endsars first anniversary of the Lekki Toll Gate killings in Lagos State on the 20th of October 2020. With the theme, “We Will Never Forget,” the coordinator of the demonstration, Sudan Gompwel said, Nigerians were killed at the toll gate, not because they were against the nation, but because Nigerian leaders have greedy ambition. They frowned…

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Masked Gunmen Kill Lagos Director, Steal Phone, Files

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 138 total views,  7 views today Aggrieved family members of a civil servant, Abiodun Adenuga, have called on the Lagos State Police Command to track down the gunmen who shot him at the Sindende Guest House in the Agege area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim lodged at the guesthouse on October 6. Around 1.30am, no fewer than four masked men were said to have invaded the facility, as they robbed staff and lodgers, including Abiodun. During the robbery, the assailants allegedly shot the father of four in the…

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NDLEA Intercepts Over 153,256kgs Drugs, Arrests 663 Suspects

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 329 total views,  2 views today The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has intercepted various drugs with cumulative weight of more than 153, 256.876 kilograms within the last one week. The agency also disclosed that it arrested 663 suspects in various states within the same period. NDLEA made this known in a statement by its Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja. Bababfemi said that among the 663 suspects arrested were a youth corps member, police officer and a soldier suspected, all suspected to be fake.   He…

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Fred Amata’s Sister, Erumena Weds For First Time @ Age 60

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 709 total views Nigerian filmmaker, Fred Amata, has taken to Instagram to celebrate his sister who got married for the first time at the age of 60. Noting that his sister grew up in a strict environment and eventually became an example of steadfastness and commitment, Amata revealed that his sister was ridiculed after she approached 40 unmarried. However in spite of being ridiculed, the filmmaker said his sister persevered. Amata disclosed that his sister is getting married on Saturday October 9 at the age of 60, after they had all…

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Bandits Invade Catholic Seminary In Kaduna, Abduct Students

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 671 total views Bandits have invaded Saint Albert’s Catholic Institute of Philosophy in Kagoma, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Tuesday. A Catholic priest who pleaded anonymity said some students were abducted, while others escaped the attack. The Public Relations Officer of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union, SOKAPU, Luka Biniyat told ait.live that 6 students escaped from the bandits while some are still missing. The priest who pleaded anonymity said that the number of casualties is yet to be ascertained, as the school authority will…

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Lagos Govt. Arraigns Chidinma, Two Others Over Alleged Murder Of Ataga

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 505 total views,  2 views today The Lagos State Government on Tuesday arraigned Chidinma Ojukwu and Adedapo Quadri, who are the two key murder suspects of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Micheal Usifo Ataga, before a Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square. There was a mildrama when the second defendant Adedapo Quadri pleaded guilty to the first count charge but was quickly corrected by two counsel to plead not guilty to the charge. The two defendants are facing an eight count charge before bordering on conspiracy, murder, stabbing,…

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#Endsars Anniversary: It’s Illegal For Police To Threaten Protesters -Adegboruwa

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 109 total views A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has described as illegal “threat” by Lagos State Police Command to stop a protest expected to hold October 20 in commemoration of #EndSARS anniversary. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had on Monday warned against any planned protest in the state. “Credible intelligence at the disposal of the command has revealed clandestine plans by some youths, individuals or groups to embark on a protest today in commemoration of the one year anniversary of #EndSARS. “The police…

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Lagos Man Arrested For Defiling Neighbour’s 13-Year-Old

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 172 total views A man, Sunday Ukeme, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter in the Akodo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Sunday that Ukeme took advantage of the victim when her mother kept her in the custody of his wife and travelled for three weeks. He said when the victim’s mother returned from the journey, the victim reported to her that Ukeme allegedly defiled her. Ukeme…

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ENDSARS: We’ll Use Legitimate Means Within Constitutional Powers To Suppress Planned Protest – CP Odumosu

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 191 total views,  2 views today The Commissioner of police Lagos State Command, Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday announced that the police will use all legitimate means within their constitutional powers to suppress any planned protest. Odumosu said that credible intelligence at the disposal of the Command has revealed clandestine plans by some youths, individuals or groups to embark on protest today in commemoration of one year anniversary of ENDSARS. According to Odumosu, “Lagosians and indeed Nigerians cannot afford to relive the distasteful experience of last year protest which caused pain, anguish, needless…

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Politicians Behind Insecurity In South-East For Political Gains, Says IPOB

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 190 total views,  2 views today The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has again denied any involvement in the recent killings in Anambra State or any part of the South-East. It said that politicians created the insecurity in South-East for political gains. A statement by the separatists’ publicist, Emma Powerful, indicated that they had been vindicated by the Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano’s revelation that some of his colleagues (governors) in the geopolitical zone were sponsoring the attacks. Obiano had, in a reaction to why he had repeatedly avoided stakeholders’ security meetings…

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25-Year-Old Man Dies Screaming ‘Ah, See Money! Plenty Money!’ In Edo

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 375 total views …..Friend dies in similar circumstances Two young men identified as Ebafor, 25 and Alex, 36, on Tuesday died in mysterious circumstances at the same hospital in Igarra, Edo State. An eyewitness who narrated the incident to our correspondent on Tuesday said the deaths seemed like a case of money ritual gone wrong. The source said, “Ebafor [surname withheld] was with his aunty on Monday night drinking around 9 pm when he suddenly started shouting, ‘Ah! see money, plenty, money! Alex you are a bad friend, a bad friend.’…

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Female Ex-NIS Officer Arrested For Scamming Jobseekers, Collecting N34m

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 363 total views A 42-year-old woman, Hajarat Egbunu, has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command over an alleged job scam. PUNCH Metro learnt that the Kogi State indigene was a former official of the Nigerian Immigration Service and was based in Abuja. The suspect was reported to have collected N34,800,000 from some jobseekers, who were issued with fake appointment letters. According to the police, the victims were promised jobs with the Economic Community of West African States, Abuja, which will fetch each of them a monthly salary of N3m.…

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Deposed Ologbotsere Plans Suit To Remove Olu Of Warri

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 342 total views,  2 views today Derobed Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom in Delta State, Chief Ayiri Emami, has faulted his deposition as the Itsekiri traditional prime minister by the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse lll, saying the monarch has no power to take such action. Ayiri Emami, while speaking with a local online media, Niger Delta Today, after the Olu’s proclamation, hinted that he was already consulting his lawyers to file a motion stopping the monarch from parading himself as the Olu of Warri. According to him, he (Emami) does not recognise…

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Man Arrested For Defiling Nine-Year-Old Girl In Lagos

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 89 total views,  4 views today Men of the Lagos Police Command have arrested one Ayo Adenupebi, for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl in the Akodo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Wednesday that Adenupebi was arrested after the victim’s sister made a report about the incident at the Akodo Police Station. He stated that detectives detailed to investigate the case arrested the suspect, adding that the victim had been taken to hospital for treatment. Ajisebutu said, “Detectives at the…

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Fani-Kayode’s Ex-Wife Precious Petitions Senate, Alleges Threat To Life

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 175 total views Femi Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu, has dragged the Inspector-General of Police, the Commissioner of Police Federal Capital Territory and her former husband to the Senate Committee on Police Affairs. In the petition obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday, she alleged a case of threat to her life and harassment using the Nigerian Police. Ms. Chikwendu had, through her lawyer Abdul-Aziz Jimoh, alleged that ex-husband Fani-Kayode, is using the IGP, FCT Commissioner of Police and Chief Superintendent of Police, James Idachaba, to prevent her from having custody of…

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Police Arrest Kidnappers In Kano Motor Park

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 183 total views The police have smashed an 11-man kidnap gang comprising nine men and two women operating from two motor parks in Kano. The operatives also apprehended members of another gang terrorising residents of Gwagwalada, Kachia and its environs. Parading the suspects in Abuja on Tuesday, the Force spokesman, Frank Mba, said two AK47 rifles, two pump action rifles and many other dangerous weapons were recovered from them. A gang member, Bashiru Sule said, “I am a member of the kidnapping gang. My master taught me kidnapping work well. We…

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We ‘ll Deny IPOB, Bandits Freedom Of Action In Abia — Army

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 198 total views The Nigeria Army has vowed to deny members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB; bandits, kidnappers and criminal elements “freedom of action in Abia State”. Brigade Commander, 14 Brigade Ohafia, Brigadier Gen. Mohammed who made the vow Tuesday, while flagging off Operation Golden Dawn at Ohafia, warned criminal elements to relocate from the state. He explained that the exercise which was launched Monday in Enugu, would last till December 23. According to him, the special operation which will be staged in synergy with other security agencies, is…

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Police Recover Decomposed Body Of Social Media Influencer

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 152 total views,  2 views today The Delta State Police has confirmed the recovery of the decomposing body of 23-year-old Delta State-born comedian and social media influencer, Onomuakpokpo Ogheneochukome, popularly known as Brakin Face. The Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, told journalists that the popular comedian was found dead in his apartment on Sunday morning. According to the PPRO, after three days of fruitless search, the decomposing corpse of the comedian was discovered by his sister at his apartment on Otomiewo Street, Ekpan in Uvwie Local…

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