Tag Archives: Police

COVID-19: Naira Marley & His Manager Fined For Breaching Lockdown Directives

According to Channels TV, Naira Marley and his manager Seyi Awonuga have been “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each“ for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. The duo pleaded guilty to the case which was presided by the Magistrate of a Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court in Oshodi, a police statement disclosed on Thursday.…

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Nigerians React As Buhari’s Aide Describes #RevolutionNow Protests As “Irritating”

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has been criticized for justifying the clampdown of #RevolutionNow protesters by security agents across the nation on Wednesday. Adesina, who appeared on Channels Television Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday, said the protest were just an irritation & a distraction. He also stated that if the arrests…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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D’banj Cleared Of Rape Allegation As Accuser Withdraws Petition

Seyitan Babatayo, the young lady, who accused Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’Banj, of rape has notified the police of withdrawing her petition. Recalled that the music star made headlines back in June after Seyitan made rape allegations against D’banj. The statement claimed he reportedly raped her in a hotel on December 30, 2018. In a letter dated July…

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ICYMI: Tanker Explosion Rocks Delta State, Leaves Many Dead & Injured

At least 20 persons have been confirmed dead as a result of a tanker explosion which occured on Wednesday morning around Koko Junction along Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council area of Delta State. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness had earlier said the accident which involved 10 vehicles and casualties burnt beyond recognition was as a…

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Trial Of Late Pilot, Tolulope Arotile’s Case To Be Handled By The Police

The trial of classmates of celebrated late, Tolulope Arotile who reportedly knocked her down with a vehicle that eventually led her death has been handed over to the Police, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) affirms. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, announced the development while briefing the public on the…

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Personal Assistant Of Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh Arrested In Gruesome Killing

Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old personal assistant of young Bangladeshi entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh who was found decapitated and dismembered in his US residence this week has been arrested. According to The New York times, he is expected to be charged in the horrific killing of the 33-year-old Gokada CEO who was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon by his…

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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike Rescues Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh From Police Invasion

The former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been rescued by Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike after her home located in the State’s capital, Port Harcourt was surrounded by security operatives, who barred her from leaving the premises. In circulating videos, Wike forced entry into Nunieh’s house, ordered the armed personnel out of the…

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ICYMI: Suspended EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu Released From Detention

Ibrahim Magu, the Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been eventually released from Police custody. According to Channels Television, Mr Magu’s lawyer Toyin Ojaomo stated that the suspended EFCC boss is no longer in confinement. Earlier on Wednesday, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asked Magu, to direct his bail…

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Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh’s Home Invaded By Security Operatives In Rivers State

Dozens of security operatives have invaded the home of Joy Nunieh, the former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), who is scheduled to testify before Senate committee today as part of the ongoing probe of the commission today, Wednesday July 16. The policemen reportedly arrived at Nunieh’s residence at 3 Owuru Creek View,…

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