The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed a former Police Inspector, Richard Gele, caught in a viral video dignifying and justifying extortion of members of the public and official corruption which trended from July 25, 2022. The former Inspector, with AP/No. 188547, was until his dismissal, attached to Police Mobile Force...
....gives 14 days ultimatum The Campaign for Democracy (CD) and Human Rights, Liberty Access, and Peace Defenders'Foundation (HURIDE) have called on Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State to immediately reopen Ozisa FM Radio station, Owerri. Crimefacts.news had reported how the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission suspended Ozisa FM over alleged unprofessional conduct by...
  A businessman, Fatai Sowunmi, has accused men of the Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad, Abuja, of stealing $5,000 from him. According to Punch, his brother, Ibrahim, also claimed that the policemen stole his Automated Teller Machine card and withdrew N1.3m from his bank account. Fatai, who spoke to PUNCH Metro...
  Uke Elders' Forum has called on the Inspector General of Police (IG), Baba Usman, to order for the immediate removal of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Alhaji Muri Musa and the Commander of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Deputy Commissioner of Police ( DCP), Olatunji Disu, over their...
  Some men of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State Police Command, have been arrested for brutalising and extorting money from a bus driver and two others on Ojelade Street, in the Fadeyi area of the state. A video clip of the incident, posted on Twitter by a social media user,...
  Contrary to Governor Hope Uzodinma's claim that the seven wedding guests killed last Sunday by a Government sponsored vigilance group were bandits traced to their camp, one of the survivors of the massacre has told our correspondent that they were all innocent, unarmed kinsmen returning from a wedding. Nnamdi Nnanna,...
  An activist, Paul Amadi from Naze in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, on Wednesday said he would seek legal action to disband the operation of the Ebubeagu Security outfit in Imo state. Amadi disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri, while reacting to the last Sunday’s incident where...
  Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, has responded to the killing of seven youths by officials of Nigeria’s southeast regional security outfit, Ebubeagu. The youths who were returning from a wedding were killed in Imo state on July 17, 2022. Reacting, Ojigho said, “It is horrifying that unarmed young men...
  A Magistrate Court sitting in Kogi State has, on Thursday, discharged two humnan rights activists, who were being prosecuted by the state for pasting posters of ‘Buhari must Go’ in April 2021. Magistrate Tanko Muhammed dismissed the suit against Amini Udoka and Emmanuel Larry, with case No: CMCL/123m/2021 after suffering...
  Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Chauvin, 46, pleaded guilty to the separate federal civil rights charges in December. He is already serving a 22-year state prison sentence for the on-duty murder of Mr Floyd,...