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Police arraigns 2 over alleged damage of property, assault

damage of property

The police Thursday docked two persons in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged damage of property and assault. The defendants, Kehinde Fatai; 52 and Folashade Olamikan; 52, of no fixed addresses, were charged with assault, wilful damage of property and breach of public peace. ‎The prosecutor, Sgt. Adetutu Sanusi told the court that the defendants committed the ...

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Police denies breaking into Dino Melaye’s house


Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi South Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate had alleged that Police officers brought tools to break into and vandalize his house. “Police bringing in toolboxes to break doors and vandalize my house. Police EOD truck just brought ...

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Police school urges education unit to provide more infrastructural facilities

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The Police Secondary School, Akure, the Ondo State capital, has appealed to the education unit of the Nigeria Police Force to provide more infrastructural facilities to the school. The Commandant of the school, Mr. Peter Augustine, said it needed more classrooms, hostels, and vehicles. Augustine made the appeal when the Force Education Officer, Mrs. Rabi Labaran, paid an official visit ...

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Landlord arrested for allegedly leading gang to rob neighbour


The Ogun Police Command on Wednesday arrested one Landlord called Adegbite Taoreed for allegedly robbing one Wale Okeyingbo of his car. Taoreed was arrested with one other accomplice, Taiwo Raheem, in Soyoye, a suburb of Abeokuta. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, paraded the suspect at the premises of the Federal State Anti Robbery Squad, Magbon, Abeokuta. Oyeyemi ...

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Taskforce hands over alleged land grabber to the police


The Edo State Private Property Protection Taskforce has handed over one Efosa Omoruyi of Evbuodia Community in Iyekogba area of Benin to the police. The suspect was accused of land grabbing and destruction of property. The taskforce vice chairman, Chief Osaro Idah, who spoke on the development, said Omoruyi was arrested for disobeying the extant laws that abolished the activities ...

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Police nabs electricity cable thief at Sangotedo housing scheme


The Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Thursday arrested an electricity cable thief at Sangotedo Housing Scheme under construction by the Lagos State Government. Policemen guarding the site told the Commissioner for Housing, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, during his inspection visit to the project that the suspect, an employee on site, was rescued from being lynched. “We got information that the ...

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Evans files N1bn suit against police over sealed property


Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Tuesday filed a fresh suit at a Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking N1 billion damages against the police over alleged unlawful sealing of his property in Lagos. The suit, filed by his lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has as the Inspector General of Police, Nigeria Police, Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), ACP Abba Kyari ...

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Governor Ugwuanyi awards road contracts worth N1.4billion in Enugu

road contracts worth 1.4billion

In continuation of its massive infrastructure rehabilitation campaign in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration yesterday approved another set of road contracts worth N1.4billion. Addressing newsmen after the meeting of the State Executive Council, the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr Greg Nnaji, who was accompanied by his counterpart in the ministries of information, education and commerce and industry, Mr. ...

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Evicted Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers in War with LASG

Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers

Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, including women and children, had earlier on Wednesday marched to the office of the state governor. They were among more than more than 30,000 people ...

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