Kidnappers Demand N100m For Six Police ASPs in Katsina Den

-Adewale Adetoyese The bandits holding six Assistant Superintendents of Police captive in Katsina State for over one week are demanding N100m ransom for their release. The ASPs were among the nine who were just promoted to their current rank. They were attached to the Mobile Police Squadron 6, Maiduguri, Borno State. EyewitnessMedia gathered on Wednesday that they were demobilised from the riot unit and eight of them were on their way to the Zamfara State Police Command on transfer when they were ambushed in the Dogondaji area of Katsina State…

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Over 7000 South Africa Police Test Positive For Coronavirus

Not less than 7,021 South African police officers have tested positive to COVID-19 while 53 have passed away, the Police Minister, Bheki Cele, said on Wednesday. Cele revealed this at a news conference, on plans to combat COVID-19 and compliance in Pretoria. 4,949 police officers have been quarantined while 150 have been hospitalised. “This pandemic is indiscriminate, no one is immune; it even attacks those entrusted with protecting us. “A number of justice, crime prevention and security cluster officials have tested positive. “The good news is that many of them…

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An Officer Of African Descent Involved In George Floyd’s Killing Is Nigerian

According to New York Times report, one of the police officers at the scene of the killing of George Floyd by a white officer in Minneapolis in May has a Nigerian origin. Alexander J. Kueng whose father is Nigerian joined the police largely because he believed diversity could force change in a Police Department long accused of racism. Mr Kueng, who faces charges of aiding and abetting in Mr Floyd’s death, is out on bail, hounded at the supermarket by strangers and denounced by some family members. Long before Mr…

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Arakunrin Akeredolu Blows Hot As Police Officer Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Lagos Gains Entry Into Ondo State; Security-Beef Up Required

According to statement shared on the verified account of H.E Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, the Executive Governor of Ondo State on Saturday 25 April 2020, a new case of COVID-19 have been discovered in Ondo State. The patient, a policeman who was initially tested positive prior arrival to the state defiled security restrictions to return to Ondo State from Lagos. See details of H.E’s statement below: “Earlier today, I got news of another positive case of #COVID19 admitted to our facility in Akure. The case of this individual who is a…

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COVID 19: Police Arrest 191 Suspects Over Unrest In Lagos, Ogun

-YOMMY AYILARA COVID 19: Police Arrest 191 Suspects Over Unrest In Lagos, Ogun The Force Public Relations Officer, firmed Frank Mba confirmed on Monday, the 13th of April, 2020 that 191 suspects have been arrested in connection with recent attacks in parts of Lagos and Ogun States. Amid the lockdown order, some youths were said to have raided some homes and shops in parts of Lagos and Ogun, dispossessing residents of their belongings and even raping some occupants. Some of the places affected are Iyana Ipaja and Agege areas of…

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Police Have Arrested A 28 Year Old Paedophile Who Allegedly Rapes 8 Year Old Girl In Ikorodu

Police Arrest Man Accused Of Raping Minor In Ikorodu -YOMMY AYILARA. The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested one Adetayo Razaq for raping an eight-year-old girl in the Ikorodu area of the state. In a statement on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, said the arrest was made following a complaint by the victim’s father. He explained that the victim’s father told officials at the Ikorodu Police Station on Thursday last week that the suspect lured his daughter with biscuits. Razaq, 28, was…

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COVID-19 SOUTH AFRICA: LOCKDOWN COLLAPSE DUE TO HUNGER & LAWLESSNESS

TellAfrica correspondent gathered South Africans are no longer having it…. as they combat police and break into shops during the pandemic lockdown. This development is as a result of hunger and lack of support by the government according to one of the residents. See some videos below:     More details in a bit……

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IGP SETS UP INVESTIGATION PANEL ON ONDO EXPLOSION

ONDO STATE EXPLOSION – IGP SETS UP INVESTIGATION PANEL – ELIAS AYOBAMI   On 28 March, 2020, Ilu Abo, in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State was devastated by an explosion at about 1a.m, where 13 persons were discovered to have sustained injuries, with no death casualties reported. The explosion made so much impact as it destroyed the main road, creating a crater of about 15 feet deep and about 20 feet in diameter. It also destroyed a number of buildings in the vicinity. On the 30th…

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