According to reports, the Nigerian Army yesterday said it did not kill 150 pro-Biafran protesters, as alleged in a statement by the global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI).
It said the global rights group appeared determined to wage a campaign of calumny against Nigeria’s military, especially the Army, with a planned release of a report on the alleged mass killing of members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the alleged killing of six inmates of Oke Kura Prisons, Ilorin, Kwara State last Thursday.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, directed an an Intra-Ministerial Committee to work closely with the Nigeria Prisons’ management team with a view to unraveling the remote circumstances surrounding the incident.
This was to prevent a repeat of such in any of the nation’s penitentiary and to sanction any official found culpable, a statement on Monday […]
Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Police Force, to pay the family of late Waheed Kabiru, who was alleged killed by the men of Igbogbo Police Division the sum of N200 million.
Justice Idris also ordered the police to make a public apologies in three widely Nigeria newspapers for the unlawful killing of the deceased, and to release the deceased’s corpse to his family for decent burial.
Justice Idris gave the orders after listing […]
According to reports, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested two herdsmen for allegedly killing another herdsman in an attempt to steal his cattle at the Itadodo area of Ofada in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects were Abdulahi Anaruwa and Mohammed Suleiman while their victim was Garuba Mohammed.
The incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday October 28, 2016.
The deceased met his untimely death while grazing his cattle with the two suspects.
They allegedly lured him into the […]
43 year old Jason Eaton walked into an Indiana Police station on Tuesday October 25 & told officers that he had killed his girlfriend, Wendy Sabatini. And when police went to Wendy’s home, they found her dead in her bedroom. She’d been shot in the head.
Asked why he killed his girlfriend, Jason told police that he’d proposed to Wendy in the bedroom with an engagement ring and she said no.
Jason told police, in anger, he retrieved her gun from a […]
According to reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has reacted to Governor Ayodele Fayose’s inauguration of a vigilante group, Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals, EGEM, popularly called ‘Anti-malu’, stating that the move is “in furtherance of his threat to banish our members (Fulani herdsmen) from Ekiti State”.
MACBAN said Fayose unleashed the marshals “against our members whose herds of cattle had gone to a stream at Agon Bridge on Federal Polytechnic road between the time of 2:00 – […]
As the economic situation in the country bites harder, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday came hard on President Muhammadu Buhari, criticising his welfare policies.
It also decried the handling of the current recession and Buhari’s alliance with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), among others.
The umbrella body of academics in Nigerian universities also lamented that the Federal Government was feigning igno rance that its economic policies were pauperising Nigerians and, by implication, making them go through […]
A Lagos landlord was beaten to a coma by one Sunday Ugah for preventing him from committing murder.
The 29-year-old Ugah was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Ugah, who is unemployed and resides at Iju-Ifako area of Lagos, is facing charges of breach of the peace, willful damage to property and assault.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Yomi Egunjobi, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Sept.7 at Agege, a Lagos suburb.
He said the accused assaulted a landlord, Mr. […]
It was gathered that the Police in Lagos State has finally dismissed Sergeant Collins Idom, who allegedly shot and killed a 20-year-old undergraduate of a polytechnic in Edo State, identified as Joseph Eidonojie-Ugbeni.
The police officer, who has served for 14 years in the Police Force before his dismissal on Monday, had before now been arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court for murder along with three suspected cult members.
Idom, an officer of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, allegedly […]
According to reports, the police in Benue have confirmed the killing of Chief Awuhe Alev, the traditional ruler of Mabayongo district, in Katsina Ala local government council of the state.
Confirming the incidence on Monday to the News Agency of Nigeria, in Makurdi, the police public relations officer, ASP Moses Yamu, said unknown gunmen invaded the traditional ruler’s house in Vingir village on Sunday night and shot him dead.
He said the police had yet to discover the motive for the killing […]