Tag: Extortion

Ado AminuMay 10, 2021

The term ‘Kito’ diminishes the gravity of crimes committed against the LGBT+

At the beginning of the journey to go meet his year-long virtual friend, Ahmed, 24-year-old student, was apprehensive about the ...

AzeezDecember 31, 2017

Buratai orders investigation into alleged extortion by soldiers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has launched an investigation into alleged extortion of motorists by soldiers on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Thread: How SARS forcefully extorted N15,000 from me

The issue of intimidation by those responsible for the protection of others did not begin today. It has been an ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

The Thread: Kevin Hart did not cheat. He was raped

Last week, Kevin Hart came clean and apologised for cheating in order to escape the hammer in form of a ...

EzinneJuly 4, 2017

The Thread: Is this the Nigerian police interpretation of “wealth must change hands”?

Yes, we are aware the Nigerian police is underpaid and ill equipped. Yes, we are very well informed that in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

Extortion: ICPC returns N4.7m to 952 FUNAAB students

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has indicted the authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, ...

RoqeebahAugust 31, 2016

Extortion of motorists: LASTMA officer becomes scapegoat

Onipede Olusegun, a former official within the cream and wine wearing law enforcement agency, LASTMA, has been shown the door ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 29, 2016

How EFCC operative extorted $150k from military officers involved in arms fraud

Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, who’s a deputy detective superintendent, has been arrested ...

December 17, 2013

“I was handcuffed and chained for 10 days: How female doctor ‘was tortured by the police’ in Rivers

by Adeola Balogun A doctor living in Rivers has taken the state police command to court over allegations of torture. ...

September 27, 2013

Caught in the act: Another set of policemen recorded in Anambra extorting money from a motorist (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Extortion of innocent citizens by men of the Nigerian Police Force continues unabated as another video showing ...

February 25, 2013

Summoned: KAI officials to explain how woman lost 6-month pregnancy in their hands

by Chi Ibe Investigations into the claims that a woman lost her unborn child while in detention at the Lagos ...

September 13, 2012

Extortion: NYSC DG accuses inspectors of “unwholesome practices”

by Akan Ido The director general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Brig-Gen. Nnamdi Okore-Affia yesterday blamed the perceived ...

July 18, 2012

#LagosLife: Scavengers remanded in prison for illegal entry into dumpsite

by Isi Esene According to PM News, the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) dragged five scavengers to a Lagos ...

February 27, 2012

Shell Nigeria Ogoni Case: US Supreme Court fixes hearing

By Lekan Olanrewaju The U.S. Supreme Court has said it will on Tuesday listen to arguments from parties on allegations ...

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