Tag Archives: Police

Beyoncé, Rihanna And More Celebrities Demand Justice For George Floyd’s Death

Beyoncé and Rihanna has joined several other celebrities to condemn the death of George Floyd, the African-American man who died after being suffocated by a white police officer in Minneapolis. The singers took to their respective Instagram pages to condemn the murder and demanded that more charges should be brought on all those involved in the death of George Floyd after…

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#JusticeForTina: Outrage As 16-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By A Police Officer In Lagos

A 16-year-old girl simply identified as Tina has been confirmed dead after being shot by a trigger-happy police officer along Berger Iyana Oworo area in Lagos. According to circulating reports, the policeman was trying to arrest a bus driver for violating the curfew rules. In the process, he allegedly shot the bus conductor dead as well as the young…

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Minneapolis Protests: Twitter Restricts President Trump’s Tweets For ‘Glorifying Violence’

US President Donald Trump has directed his anger towards the chaotic protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, calling those looting stores and neighborhood businesses as “thugs”. According to Trump, he would not “stand back and watch this happen to a great American City”, adding that “the military is with him all the way”.…

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British-Nigerian Actor, John Boyega Defends Explicit Anti-Racism Tweets In New Livestream

John Boyega has defended his anti-racism posts on Twitter after it triggered lots of mixed reactions. The Star Wars star who shared a string of tweets which attracted more than one million likes in the wake of the killing of a black man, George Floyd by white Minneapolis police officers, had been criticized by some social media users who countered his use of “strong words”.…

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Police Reportedly Shoots Two Dead For Violating Curfew Orders In Lagos

Panic gripped Berger Iyana Oworo area of Lagos on Tuesday May 26 after a police officer allegedly shot two people dead for violating the State’s curfew orders. Though the Nigerian Police Force has not released a statement about the incident, it was however, gathered that the victims were a commercial bus driver, a young girl who was a passenger gunned down and bus…

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Woman Ties Up Son In Sack For Four Days For ‘Possessing Evil Spirit’ In Osun

Last week Tuesday May 26, there was panic in Fesojaye community, Owoade, along Ilesa Road, Osun State, as a middle-aged woman, simply identified as Iya Ayo, was arrested for reportedly tied up her son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days for being ‘possessed by an evil spirit’. According…

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Police Deny Commuters Passage For Violating Curfew Orders In Lagos

According to multiple online reports, commuters were forced to sleep outdoors after the Lagos State Police Command denied passage of motorists at checkpoints for violating the 8pm curfew orders. Among these people were health workers and journalists with Identification cards who were all detained and their cars impounded by Alausa Police officers, P.M. News reports.…

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Police Probes E-Money, Withdraws Escorts Over Alleged Misuse Of Security Team

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IG) has probed the Chairman, Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo alias E-Money, and ordered the withdrawal of his police escorts over alleged misuse of the cops. According to Herald Nigeria, Police spokesman Bala Elkana confirmed the situation to newsmen but said he was not aware of the details. “It is true…

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Police Arrest Pastor, Imam And 27 Others For Flouting Lockdown Order In Lagos

According to multiple reports, 29 worshippers have been arrested by the Lagos state police command for violating the Federal Government’s directive against religious gatherings in order to curb the coronavirus. The Christan and Islamic clerics arrested alongside their congregants at different locations in the state while holding congregational services, were paraded on Monday May 11 at the Command headquarters,…

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