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NSCDC dismisses officer who partook in the looting of COVID19 palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have dismissed one of its officers, Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division Abuja, for partaking in the looting of Covid-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja. On Monday, a mob stormed the warehouse and carted away the palliatives. A video that made the rounds on […]

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Taxi driver narrates how SARS officer allegedly asked him to mobilize them with N20k after he escaped from ritualists

A taxi driver has narrated how a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officer allegedly asked to mobilize his colleagues with N20k after escaping from ritualists who abducted him. According to @donkashking, he was abducted at about 9:45pm on Wednesday September 23, 2020 shortly after picking up 3 riders from Eleganza before Lekki 2nd toll gate. The taxi driver revealed […]

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Graphic: Lady allegedly shot in the mouth by police officer in Lagos (video)

A woman was allegedly shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer in Lagos today, October 8. According to Twitter user @abba_kamselem, the incident happened at Salvation busstop, Opebi in Lagos. Spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, couldn’t immediately confirm the incident. He however, promised to revert as soon as possible. Watch a […]

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Prison officer reportedly commits suicide after allegedly being denied a merited promotion three times

A prison officer named Alfred Bassa has been laid to rest after he allegedly committed suicide because he was denied a promotion three times despite meriting it. Bassa, 28, a staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service, formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service, drank a poisonous substance on October 2, 2020, shortly after arriving at work at the […]

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Nigerian man, Obinna Ukwuani appointed chief digital officer at Central Bank of Kigali

A Nigerian man named Obinna Ukwuani has been appointed as the chief digital officer at the Bank of Kigali in Rwanda. Ukwuani is a former executive with Paystack. His appointment was announced in a statement on Monday, August 31. He will replace Regis Rugemanshuro who was appointed to head Rwanda Social Security Board in February. The new role requires […]

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FAAN accuses DSS boss at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l airport of slapping a security officer

The Federal Airports Aviation Authority FAAN has accused the head of the DSS at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, Safiyanu Abba, of slapping an airport security officer. In a statement released on its Twitter handle this afternoon, FAAN said Safiyanu slapped the security officer who cautioned him for obstructing security processes. The agency said […]

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Gunmen kill immigration officer and his sister before kidnapping his wife in Nasarawa

An immigration officer and his sister were killed and his wife was kidnapped after gunmen stormed Gudi, the ancestral home town of Nasarawa Governor Abdullahi Sule, in Akwanga local government. Immigration officer Salisu Usman, the nephew to the former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, was kidnapped alongside his wife. He was later killed and his […]

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32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan

A 32-year-old man, identified as Yemi Ajayi, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer at the Iwo Road interchange, in Ibadan the Oyo state capital today July 10. According to eyewitnesses, late Yemi and his cousin were driving to work when a team of policemen stopped them. Trouble started when one of the policemen […]

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Okada rider allegedly shot dead by police officer for not wearing a face mask in Imo (graphic)

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider for not wearing a face mask. An altercation ensued between both men after the Okada man allegedly refused to give a N50 bribe. […]

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DPO arrested for allegedly shooting police officer while dispersing crowd

The Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa, CSP Yahaya Mohammed Adeshina has been arrested following the shooting and killing of Sergeant Onalaja Onajide who before his death was attached to the police division. The DPO whose arrest was ordered by the Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command Hakeem Odumosu, was accused of shooting the sergeant […]

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Police officer arrested for killing Islamic cleric in Lagos

A police officer identified as Inspector Okoro Charles has been arrested in connection to the shooting at Ikotun area of Lagos state on Wednesday May 20, which led to the death of a 28-year-old Islamic cleric Fatai Oladipupo. The Police Inspector who has been subjected to internal disciplinary procedures known as Orderly Room Trial at […]

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Police officer allegedly kills a final year law student

A 27-year-old 500 level law student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, has allegedly been murdered by a police officer. According to Vanguard, Augustine Ugwu was killed by an officer of the Nigeria Police Force at Nsukka after being trailed by a local security outfit constituted by the chairman of the local government area, […]

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Police officer dies of COVID-19 in Edo

The Edo State Government has recorded its second COVID19 death. According to the state Commissioner for Health, Patrick Okundia, the 2nd COVID-19 death was a 57-year-old police officer. “We had an unfortunate situation of a 57-year-old police officer, who passed on yesterday (Tuesday). It is not very clear how he got the infection but he […]