Tag: torture

EditorNovember 4, 2019

Religious organizations should not be allowed to administer mental health treatment

If you watched Ruona Meyer’s “Sweet Codeine”, the documentary that won her an Emmy nomination and showed the true impact ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 6, 2017

YNaija Says: #EndSARS is an expression of everything that is wrong with Nigeria’s leadership

Nigerians have expressed outrage at the activities of men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. Top ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

‘How DSS torture left Lagos pastor blind’

by Dolapo Adelana Alleged torture by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) has reportedly left the pastor in ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: Dear President Buhari, the Nigerian Police is a monster; confront it

by Akintoye Abdulraheem Police work is noble work. I begin with this important concession. Those who risk their lives to protect ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 26, 2016

2 men remanded in prison for torturing colleague to death

Two men, Yahaya Adamu and Abubakar Umoru were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Baba Suwe was not tortured – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it did not at any time torture actor cum comedian Babatunde Omidina, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

I’m perfectly healthy, Baba Suwe replies Fabiyi

Actor Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe says claims by producer Yomi Fabiyi that his health is “deteriorating” were ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

Baba Suwe’s health deteriorating due to NDLEA’s torture – Yomi Fabiyi

The health of popular Yoruba actor Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe is said to be deteriorating. According to ...

Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Only failed systems allow police officers play God

The recent report by Amnesty International that exposes inhumane behaviour and gross human rights abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

PODCAST: ‘Oga Police IG should lie with wisdom please…’ + more on The Slab with Isime

Chuks, Tolu, and Elsie – who is representing Emeka this week – join The Slab with Isime to talk about ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 21, 2016

Amnesty Int’l accuses SARS of extreme torture and theft

Amnesty International has accused men of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) of engaging in torture and theft. The body said ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2016

Police arrests woman, neighbour for torturing housemaid with iron

The Lagos State Police command has arrested one Fatima Williams and her neighbor, Yusuf for torturing a 16-year-old housemaid identified ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 18, 2015

Father ‘tortures own kid for stealing N500’

Eight-year-old Shina Adegbolu, a basic three pupil in Ikotun area of Lagos caught the eye of the nurse who wanted ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 10, 2015

Joseph Mbu, lion of the police force, accused of torture

Joseph Mbu probably never felt content enough being called the lion of the Police force. Mbu, who roars with rage and ...

Janeth JJune 4, 2015

Buhari says he will probe Amnesty International report on torture

President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged the receipt of the Amnesty International report on Nigeria titled Nigeria: Stories of horror in their ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 10, 2014

Police brutality: Couple assaulted and tortured by officer

by Damilola Jagun A police officer, identified as Dada Ogunsanya, has been accused of assaulting and torturing a couple, Ejeh ...

November 21, 2013

Cynthia Osokogu murder: I was tortured to admit killing her – Suspect

The prime suspect in the murder of Cynthia Osokogu, Okwumo Nwbufo, on Wednesday told a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, that ...

November 17, 2013

“He was tied and tortured”: Son beaten to death by vigilantes at mother’s request

by ‘Jola Sotubo A mother in Ebonyi has some explaining to do after it was discovered that the death of ...

October 3, 2013

Couple in court for allegedly murdering 14-year-old househelp in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Lagos couple accused of causing the death of their 14 year old domestic servant are set ...

September 28, 2013

Kenya mall attack: Terrorists castrated, ripped off noses and gouged out hostages’ eyes – Doctor

The bloodthirsty terrorists who laid siege to the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya turned the shopping center into a house ...

September 17, 2013

Dismissed: 3 police officers sacked after torturing a man to death for killing a dog

Three police officers who recently tortured a man to death for killing a dog were last week sacked after an ...

August 22, 2013

Terrible: Woman arrested for torturing house-help to death in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo A  woman, identified as Mama Christiana who resides at  Barrack Line, Suru Alaba, Olodi, Apapa, Lagos, has  been ...

August 16, 2013

How I was tortured and raped by 2 brothers – Housemaid tells court

by Oge Okonkwo The  Ebute Meta Magistrate’s Court was told by a  23-year-old housemaid, Comfort Ashati, how two brothers in their thirties,  Tony ...

August 4, 2013

Tension in Abuja district as soldiers clash with ‘Okada’ men over alleged torture

by Oge Okonkwo There was notable tension in Nyanya/Karu Abuja, after some soldiers allegedly tortured a commercial motorcyclist commonly known as ...

August 2, 2013

AWFUL: Woman beats 3-year-old girl to death for vomiting (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Rebecca Bassey, a 21-year-old woman has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly beating her ...

July 29, 2013

Rivers crisis: “Chidi Lloyd is going blind” – Pro-Amaechi lawmakers

by Chi Ibe The legal team of the detained Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd who claimed ...

July 27, 2013

Rivers crisis: Counsel claims Majority Leader, Chidi Lloyd was blindfolded, tortured

by Rachel Ogbu There are allegations that the detained Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd, is undergoing ...

July 9, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: They tortured me asking how I escaped from the police – Kabiru Sokoto, Boko Haram commander

by Rachel Ogbu Alleged Boko Haram commander, Kabiru Sokoto has told an Abuja Federal High Court that he was tortured ...

July 9, 2013

Terrible: Man accused of torturing his son to death for attempting to steal

Police authorities in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly flogging his son to death and then burying him in ...

June 29, 2013

Heartless: Woman sentenced to life for cutting off her husband’s penis

A California woman who was accused of cutting of her husband’s penis before tossing it in the garbage disposal has ...

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