Tag: police

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 4, 2019

Just In: Dino Melaye turns himself in to police

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has finally surrendered himself to the police for arrest following an eight-day siege on his ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 18, 2018

Just In: Police occupy NASS complex, prevents workers entry

The Police have occupied the National Assembly Complex, with patrol vans barricading the main entrance to the complex, close to the Eagle Square. ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Does Nigeria have anything to celebrate on International Human Rights day?

December 10th is globally recognised as the International Human Rights Day. The day set aside by the United Nations general ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 3, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: ‘It is the real me, I assure you’ – ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 28, 2018

The crisis in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly needs to end now

The crisis rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as five suspended members ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

Offa robbery: If Michael Adikwu is dead, where is Kayode Opadokun?

An article was written in June 2018 asking the Nigeria Police Force questions on the whereabouts of the principal suspects of the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 13, 2018

As the Shi’ites protest El-Zakzaky’s continued detention, we inch closer to violence

The continuous protest by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which comprises of the Muslim Shi’ite community in Nigeria ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2018

Who actually wants to ‘kill’ Governor Nyesom Wike?

“So, you think the federal government would want to kill you?” was the question, Cletus Ukpong, a reporter with Premium ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 24, 2018

The Police is culpable in the death of the Tramadol kidnapping suspect

On August 14, 2018, a suspected kidnapper died nine days after he was paraded by the Ondo Police Command. According ...

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Nwachukwu Ani AgwuAugust 18, 2018

Opinion: Police restructuring – A letter to the president

Your Excellency, as you know, the world didn’t start from order; it started from anarchy. The default state of human ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 17th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Dapchi ransom payment: Lai Mohammed’s integrity & the costs ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

Samuel Ogundipe’s arrest proves the police won’t obey Osinbajo’s SARS directive

On Wednesday, Jones Abiri, a journalist and publisher of Bayelsa-based Weekly Source newspaper detained illegally for two years by the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2018

Yomi Shogunle is handling the call to #EndSARS in the worst way possible

If you have lived long enough in Nigeria and are conversant with happenings on microblogging platform Twitter, then you would ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2018

Just In: Police reportedly block Saraki’s convoy at his residence

The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly blocked the convoy of the senate president, Bukola Saraki. The Special Adviser to the Senate ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abuja Police Killings: Fact or Farce?

On the third of July 2018 in a rather unusual manner, the Nigerian Police Force through the FCT commissioner of ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

The Borno state Police protest is symptomatic of a country that lies even to itself

Much like Trump’s America, President Buhari’s approach to any public scandal is a mash of outright lies and public propaganda. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the NYSC member killed by the Police in Abuja

Police intimidation and brutality have become a big problem in Nigeria and while we mourn people who die from inadequate ...

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tosin adesinaJune 28, 2018

CJN directive on Cells inspection, a good development that should have come earlier

The recent directive issued by the Chief Justice of Nigeria Honorable Justice Walter Onnoghen to Magistrates in the country to ...

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Wilfred OkicheMay 31, 2018

Profile: Ibrahim Kpotun Idris is a problem, but he is entirely of our making

In November 2017, a report conducted by the World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI), and issued by the Institute ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 26, 2018

Dino Melaye has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, but should we write him off?

Jumping out of a moving truck is something you do when attempting an escape either from possible kidnappers or to ...

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AzeezApril 23, 2018

The Late 5: Police, DSS lay siege to Melaye’s residence, Prince George welcomes baby boy, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye was arrested at the ...

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari’s govt continues the blame game, NLC vs Police, and other top stories

These are top five stories around Nigeria, that you should be monitoring today. It seems that the administration of President ...

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AzeezDecember 31, 2017

Police say it is a criminal offence to make calls at filling stations

The police has said making phone calls at filling stations is a criminal offence which an offender could be arrested ...

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EzinneDecember 28, 2017

The Thread: “Polished” “Professionalism redefined” | This is the best Police unit in all Nigeria

As the #EndSARS chatter subsides on Twitter, someone decided to shine the spotlight on a little known yet immensely effective ...

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AzeezDecember 27, 2017

Police to launch broadcasting service to aid crime reportage

The Nigeria Police Force has inaugurated a radio broadcasting service aimed at improving communication with the grassroots. Chairman and Chief ...

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ToluDecember 26, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Police say Praiz was rude to men in uniform; Khloe Kardashian reveals she’s 6 months pregnant | More stories

Here are the biggest stories that made the rounds in entertainment while the world celebrated Christmas yesterday. Lagos state Police ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 26, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 26th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Wike will soon be showed the ‘red card’ – ...

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AzeezDecember 23, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 23rd of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: We must reject those who see Nigeria as a ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 21, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The Nigeria Police keeps killing us and we do nothing

While the dust is yet to settle on the #EndSARS campaign, the Nigerian Police has reportedly added another feather to ...

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AzeezDecember 21, 2017

Policeman prosecuted for allegedly killing five traders decorated with new rank

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday decorated Ibrahim Danjuma with a new rank of Commissioner of Police. Danjuma ...

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