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Four senior Nigerian police officers dismissed

Four senior Nigerian police officers dismissed

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the dismissal of four senior police officers. The dismissed include one Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, and three Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASP. They were sacked over cases of indiscipline. The Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, made this disclosure in a statement on

How I paid ‘notorious kidnapper’, Evans, extra $200,000 after initial $1 million ransom — Victim

Alleged notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), collected an extra $200,000 from one of his victims after claiming part of the $1 million ransom was “old money,” PREMIUM TIMES can report. The victim, who requested not to be named because he did not want publicity, said he paid a total of $1.2

Land grabbing: Suspected notorious kingpin, others arrainged in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned a suspected notorious land grabber, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina before a Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi over alleged forceful dispossession of residents from their legitimate rights to land ownership. Lamina, popularly known as Sir K, was arraigned alongside six others on a six-count charge by the Special Anti-Land

Students’ harassment: NAPS urge IGP Idris to call SARS to order

The National Association of Polytechnic Students(NAPS), on Wednesday called the attention of the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, over the harassment of students by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS). NAPS in a statement issued on its behalf by Olaunkanmi Ijaduoye, Vice President (External Affairs), accused SARS of unlawfully arresting students in Lagos

Malabu Scandal: EFCC vows to extradite Adoke, Nigeria’s former attorney general

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it is making all necessary arrangements to extradite a former attorney general of the federation and justice minister, Mohammed Adoke, to face charges of fraud. The counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Johnson Ojogbane, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja. The EFCC charged Mr. Adoke

Whistle Blowers Under Threat

AFRICMIL Worried Over Sack of Whistle Blower by FMBN The Africa Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), a civil society organization working on building support for the whistle-blower policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria, is deeply worried over recent news of the sack of another whistle blower by yet another agency of the