Danlandi Umar, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), attached to the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday was accused of beating a Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) official, Rasheed Akande, to coma.
Reports revealed that the driver of a commercial bus marked AKD 639 XS, with a fleet number 09/729, refused to obey the LASTMA officials’ hand signal to stop at Igboefon Roundabout.
The driver was later stopped by some LASTMA men at Chisco Bus Stop, who got […]
According to reports, the police in Cross River said one of its personnel, Cpl. Kingsley Iyeke, had killed another policeman, Insp. Edet Archibong, during a gun duel between the police and suspected cultists in Calabar.
Mr Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, the Commissioner of Police in the state, made this known on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command in the past one month.
The commissioner said that after the incident, the police swung into action by tracing the cultists […]
A policeman attached to the Bayelsa Police Command has shot dead his colleague over N20, 000 largesse.
The incident occurred early Tuesday morning following an argument between the officers on the sharing formula.
The duo went on an operation where they were rewarded with N20, 000.
The deceased was of the opinion that they should give their Divisional Police Officer (DPO) part of the money, while the other objected.
While the argument ensued, the enraged police officer allegedly brought out his gun and shot […]
According to reports, the Bayelsa State Police Command on Sunday said that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an innocent person shot in error by the police while responding to a distress call.
Asinim Butswat, a Deputy Superintendent of Police and Police Spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa that one of the three people shot in error on Saturday died in hospital.
Butswat, who said that investigation into the incident had commenced, said the policeman who […]
Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty.
Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarisation visit to Oyo State.
He said that the duty of the police was not to check vehicle particulars but to ensure safer roads.
Bature warned policemen against blocking high ways, saying police patrol vehicles were not supposed to be […]
Dare devil cultists on Thursday night snatched the pilot vehicle of the Cross River State deputy governor, Prof Ivara Esu, shooting the driver and a policeman dead in the process, it was gathered on Friday.
The incident happened along Goldie Street opposite the NNPC filling station in Calabar at about 7pm, when the pilot vehicle ran into a group of heavily armed cultists who were marching along the streets in the area.
The state capital has been under siege since last Sunday […]
A man simply identified as Azu Onyia on Wednesday cried out that he lost his ear drum yesterday as a result of a slap allegedly from a policeman from the “B’ Division in Warri for failing to pay three months vigilante dues in his area, Newsmen report.
Mr. Onyia, who resides in Gesimisi Street in Warri, claimed that he paid five thousand naira as bail bond to enable him access to medical treatments after the police arrested him at about 2pm […]
A very angry commercial tricycle driver has been spotted in the streets of Akwa Ibom state, grabbing a mobile policeman who reportedly caused an accident which destroyed his Keke Napep.
In photos posted on facebook by MORE TV which is making rounds on social media, an aggrieved tricycle (Keke Napep) rider was spotted grabbing by the belt, a policeman who made him have an accident along Oron Road in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The altercation reportedly caused a mild traffic on the […]
Channels TV Correspondent Marries Policeman Who Helped Her After a Bomb Blast in Borno (Photos+Video)
The beautiful love story of a Channels Television correspondent who wedded her heart-rob after he helped her during a bomb blast is really touching.
This is the beautiful story of love between a Channels TV correspondent, Blessing Tunoh who wedded her heart-rob, Emmanuel Asso a police officer who helped her after a bomb blast in Borno State she went to
A trigger happy policeman attached to a popular transport company in Effurun, near Warri in Delta State has shot dead one Mr. Ese Eruotor, 22, commercial bus driver around popular and ever busy Effurun Roundabout-Mofor/DSC axis.
The killing led to negative reactions by drivers and friends. When newsmen visited the Mofor Unit of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, some drivers who spoke said that the killing of Eruotor by the police was oppressive, wicked and useless.
The visibly angry […]
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) yesterday clashed at the venue of the All Progressive Congress, APC, primary election in Akure, the Ondo State capital
The security agents threw caution to the wind and engaged in a gun duel that led to pandemonium among aspirants, journalists, delegates and observers who were at the venue to witness the primaries.
Trouble , according to a source started in the morning at the venue of […]