NDDC: Court Restrains Nigeria Police & Others From Arresting, Harassing & Breaching The Security Of Joy Nunieh

The Rivers State high court on Friday has restrained the Nigerian police from โ€œarresting, detaining and harassingโ€ a former NDDC boss, Joi Nunieh, wanted for criminal allegations. This follows an intrusion of the Port Harcourt home of Ms Nunieh on Thursday by armed police officers with footage showing some breaching her security to gain entry. Ms Nunieh was later โ€œrescuedโ€ by a team of state officials led by the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike. The state police commissioner, Joseph Mukan, said the command expects Mr Wike to โ€œturn inโ€…

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DPO Yahaya Adeshina Who Allegedly Killed Sergeant Onalaja Onajide Of Lagos Police Command Has Been Arrested And Detained For Further Investigation

The Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa Division, Yahaya Adeshina has been arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing a sergeant attached to his division.   Bala Elkana, the police spokesperson, said this in a statement released on Thursday that Mr Adeshina is being investigated by the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID).   Sergeant Onalaja Onajide was killed during a shooting incident at the division on May 10, while the DPO was said to have also sustained injuries in the shoot out.   According to…

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Ogun State Police Command Ready To Impound Vehicles Of COVID-19 Violators

-YOMMY AYILARA. Ogun Police To Impound Vehicles Violating COVID-19 Protocols In the State.   The Ogun State Police Command has notified residents of the state against non-compliance with the gauges put in place to deter the spread of coronavirus in the state.   The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, tookย  to a statement to ask the owners of commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the state not to carry beyond the required number of passengers.   He explained that the command has authorized its personnel to arrest any…

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More Than 2,300 Violators Arrested And Prosecuted Amid COVID-19 Lockdown In Lagos

-YOMMY AYILARA. Over 2,300 Violators Arrested Amid COVID-19 Lockdown In Lagos.   The police in Lagos have arrested over 2, 300 people for violating the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.   According to a statement issued on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, 2,092 vehicles including 1,535 motorcycles and 369 tricycles were impounded as precautionary steps aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus.   According to him, the arrest follows the regulations put in place by the state government and the presidential mandates on the ending…

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Female Police Officer Shot Dead By Colleagues in Rivers

-YOMMY AYILARA. Female Police Officer Shot Dead by her colleagues in Rivers. A female police officer has been killed by her colleague in Rivers state. The lady, Lovender Elekwachi, a sergeant who was serving at Eneka Division and was posted to the Eneka roundabout on traffic duties where she was shot by her a certain Sergeant Bitrus Isaiah on Thursday, the 23rd of April, 2020. Rivers Police Command in a statement remarked that Isaiah who was attached to the Operations Department of the Command has been disarmed and arrested. Two…

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Police Kill Two Notorious Bandits, Arrest 10 Suspected Kidnappers In Katsina

-YOMMY AYILARA. Police Kill Two Notorious Bandits, Arrest 10 Suspected Kidnappers In Katsina. Police in Katsina state have gunned down two notorious bandits and arrested ten suspected kidnappers across five Local Government Areas in the state. Before the kidnappers were caught on Thursday, the 24th of April, 2020, the criminals were reportedly responsible for terrorizing innocent citizens of the affected LGAs comprising Batsari, Faskari, Charanchi, and Dutsinma including the Katsina metropolitan area. In a press briefing held at the command headquarters on Thursday, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo…

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