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Met Police constable charged with rape after sex attack in the City of London
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Met Police constable charged with rape after sex attack in the City of London

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with rape. PC Adam Zaman, 28, who is based on the East Area Command Unit, was charged by the City of London Police on Wednesday October 27. He has been remanded in custody after appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The charge relates to an incident which is alleged to have occurred in the City of London on the evening of Sunday, October 24 when Pc Zaman was off duty, the Met said. The force's Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed and Pc Zaman has been suspended. Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Trevers, policing commander for the East Area Command Unit, said: 'I recognise that the public will be concerned to hear that a serving police officer has been charged with such a serious offence. ...
Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja
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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have declared a manhunt for the killer of a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Augustine Egim. Egim was until his death, the General Manager of Percival Security and Safety Agencies Limited (PSSA), a private security company firm in Abuja. According to TheSun , the Ogoja, Cross River State native died on Thursday night, October 21, after the fleeing suspect pushed him and he fell and hit his head on a stone. Ejim had reportedly gone to visit his sister about 9:30 pm at the Karamajidi suburb area of Abuja in connection with a proposed early morning journey on Friday. He was said to have lost his father-in-law whose body is currently in the mortuary, and his planned journey was in connection with the burial. The late p...
Clearer video of police officers harassing Arise TV crew and asking them to pull down a drone covering the #EndSARS protest memorial in real time
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Clearer video of police officers harassing Arise TV crew and asking them to pull down a drone covering the #EndSARS protest memorial in real time

A clearer video of police officers harassing Arise TV crew and asking them to pull down a drone covering the #EndSARS protest memorial in real time at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, has been obtained. A member of the Arise TV crew who was among those harassed has been identified as British-born journalist Adefemi Akinsanya. The new video showed the security operatives dragging the drone with journalists after asking them to pull it down. Watch the video below................
Police officer kills 26-year-old man in Akwa Ibom
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Police officer kills 26-year-old man in Akwa Ibom

A family is demanding for justice after a 26-year-old man, Emmanuel Ukpong Dickson, was shot dead by a police officer in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The victim was allegedly killed by the officer in their family compound at Idua Eket at about 5:05pm on Sunday, October 10. According to report, Emmanuel had gone for a ceremony alongside his traditional performance group and briefly returned home to pick up some items when he was shot in the head by the police officer identified as Anwana Jacob, attached to the Eket division. Speaking with journalists on Friday, October 15, his sister Princess Nelly Dickson explained that she was at a salon when her mother called to inform her about the death of her brother. According to her, the police are claiming the inci...
Fraud: Trial of Abba Kyari’s co-defendants to last six days in U.S
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Fraud: Trial of Abba Kyari’s co-defendants to last six days in U.S

The international fraud case allegedly involving embattled police officer,  Abba Kyari will reportedly last 6 days in court. Recall that six persons were indicted for various roles in a $1.1 million fraud case reportedly cordinated by Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi. It was gathered that three of the defendants; Rukayat Fashola (aka Morayo), Bolatito Agbabiaka (aka Bolamide), and Yusuf Anifowoshe (aka AJ and Alvin Johnson) arrested in the United States and subsequently released on bail, have asked that their trial be postponed to May 2022, The other defendants which prosecutors say are outside the U.S. and "at large" are  Mr Kyari, Abdulrahman Juma, and Kelly Chibuzo Vincent. Prosecutors along with the three available defendants filed an application for the...
Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel
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Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel

A police officer in Delta state allegedly killed a yet-to-be-identified young man celebrating his 29th birthday with his friends and relatives in Obinomba community, Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state on Friday, September 24. According to reports, a team of police officers attached to Obiaruku divisional headquarters had stormed the venue apparently in search of fleeing cultists who earlier murdered a youth in Obiaruku. On sighting the security agents, the celebrant stepped out to explain to them that it was his party and that those with him were his wellwishers. “It was like the police came to raid the bar where he was having his birthday. The boy came out to tell the police that he was having his birthday, that they were not fighting, and that the people were there to cel...
Why my father detained me – Charlyboy reveals after return from UK sojourn
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Why my father detained me – Charlyboy reveals after return from UK sojourn

Foremost Nigerian entertainer and the Odudubariba 1 of Africa, Charlyboy has revealed how his father sent him to detention for days after he assaulted a police officer. Charlyboy while condemning the self justification attitude of Nigerians amid the current rot, said many see nothing wrong and have made little or no effort to change things in the country. Speaking exclusively to DAILY POST upon his return to Nigeria at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the Area Fada condemned what he termed, ” Your thief pass my thief.” He argued that if everyone makes effort in their own little way towards national development, things would change for the better. Charlyboy who said he returned to the country refreshed and ready for ‘them’ after several months i...
Police officer who killed young lady in Ijeshatedo dismissed from service; to be arraigned in court
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Police officer who killed young lady in Ijeshatedo dismissed from service; to be arraigned in court

The police officer who fatally shot a young lady at her home in Ijeshatedo, Lagos state on September 11, has been dismissed from service and would be arraigned in court soon. The police made this known in a statement signed by the Lagos State Police Command PRO, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu. It reads ''This is to inform the general public that Sgt Samuel Philipps who was tried for the shooting incident of 11th September, 2021 that led to the death of Monsurat Ojuade has been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force. He was dismissed after conclusion of his orderly room trial. The suspect will be charged to court today for murder. Recall that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, had promised that the matter would be properly investigated and that justice would be serv...
Photos of Police officer Hacked to Death by Rioting Commercial Motorcyclists in Lagos
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Photos of Police officer Hacked to Death by Rioting Commercial Motorcyclists in Lagos

The police officer who was hacked to dead by rioting commercial motorcyclists in the Ajao Estate area in Lagos state on Thursday, September 23, has been identified as Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem Abonde. Late Abonde and his officers had stormed the area to confiscate motorcycles parading the area when they were attacked by the motorcyclists. They overpowered him, took hold of his rifle which they used to kill him. The motorcyclists also burnt the patrol van of the police. A lawyer by profession, late Abonde was due to retire in a few months and was making arrangements to go back to his legal profession after his retirement. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Police yet to pay N50m compensation for killing boy one year after – Family alleges
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Police yet to pay N50m compensation for killing boy one year after – Family alleges

Lawyer to the family of late, Daniel Ikeagwuchi, also known as sleek, who was killed by a police officer in Port Harcourt in 2020 has decried the continued delay in the payment of compensation to the deceased’s relatives one year later. Sleek was shot dead around a supermarket at the Elelenwo axis of Port Harcourt on September 19 2020 by a mobile police officer. The family lawyer Noble Njoku in an interview in Port Harcourt on Wednesday said the police had failed to respond to the several demand letters sent to the headquarters in Abuja. The lawyer said the police was yet to reach out to the family despite the November 2020 court judgment ordering a 50 million naira compensation to the family. In his words, “We had filed a fundamental human right suit on 15th October 2020 and j...
Police officer who killed young lady, Monsura, in her home has been arrested
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Police officer who killed young lady, Monsura, in her home has been arrested

The police officer who fatally shot a young lady at her home in Ijeshatedo has been arrested and will be charged to court. The police made this known in a statement signed by the Lagos State Police Command PRO, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu. Recall that Monsura's sister took to Facebook on Saturday,  September 11, to say her sister was shot dead by police at their home on Friday, September 10 .She then called for justice with the hashtag #JusticeForMonsura. The statement reads: "It has come to the knowledge of the Lagos State Police Command that one Monsurat Ojuade (female) aged 18, was hit by a stray bullet at about 0100hrs of 11th September 2021 when a team of detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti went on investigation activities to effect the arrest ...
Update: US court to hold pretrial conference in Prince Andrew sexual assault suit
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Update: US court to hold pretrial conference in Prince Andrew sexual assault suit

A US court will hold a pretrial conference on Monday in the civil suit filed by a woman who claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her. Lawyers for the alleged victim, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, say the documents were handed over to a Metropolitan police officer on duty at the main gates of Andrew’s home in Windsor Great Park on 27 August. But Blackfords, a law firm that claims to represent Andrew “in certain UK matters”, has questioned whether the papers were properly served and raised the possibility of challenging the court’s jurisdiction in the case, according to a 6 September letter referenced in court documents filed by Giuffre’s attorneys. “We reiterate that our client reserves all his rights, including to contest the jurisdiction of the US courts (including on the basi...
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reacts with shock to photo of police officer who is his doppelganger
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reacts with shock to photo of police officer who is his doppelganger

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has reacted to the police officer who went viral over his uncanny resemblance to the star. Dwayne, 49, took to Twitter to react after seeing the viral picture of his doppelgänger, Alabama police officer Eric Fields, that was uploaded to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. The photo showed Eric, 37, leaning against a van in his police uniform alongside a near-identical picture of the Rock. Eric Fields Dwayne reacted to the photo, writing: "Oh s**t! Wow. Guy on the left is way cooler. Stay safe brother and thank you for your service. One day we'll drink @Teremana and I need to hear all your 'Rock stories' because I KNOW you got ‘em." Eric responded with a picture of him with a bottle of The Rock’s own brand Teremana tequila in ...
Abductors Of Zamfara College of Agriculture students demand N350 million
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Abductors Of Zamfara College of Agriculture students demand N350 million

The abductors of the students and staff of the College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Bakura in Zamfara State have demanded N350 million as ransom for their release. The provost of the college, Habibu Mainasara, disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV. Recall that armed men with sophisticated weapons stormed the school on Sunday night, August 15 and abducted the students. Mainasara while speaking on the development, said a total of 20 people were abducted, including 15 students, 4 staff, and a driver. During the attack, the gunmen killed two watchmen and a police officer. Meanwhile, the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has promised to secure the release of the victims of the latest abduction by bandits in the state. In a statement by his spokesman, Yusuf Gus...
Suspected bandits kill police officer in Kaduna
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Suspected bandits kill police officer in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed a police officer identified as Ismail Dogara, in Kaduna state. It was gathered that ASP Dogara was brutally attacked by the assailants on his way home in Zaria in the early hours of Monday, August 16. The officer was rushed to a hospital where he passed away while receiving treatment. He has been laid to rest.
Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, denies visiting Suspended Cop, Abba Kyari
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Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, denies visiting Suspended Cop, Abba Kyari

The Bono State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum and his predecessor, Senator Kashim Shettima, have denied reports of visiting suspended police officer, Abba Kyari. A video of Zulum and Shettima with Kyari surfaced online on Wednesday, August 4, with claims that both men paid a solidarity visit to the embattled police officer who has been indicted in the Hushpuppi fraud case. A statement released by the spokesperson of Governor Zulum, Isa Gusau, says the governor and his predecessor do not know the residence of embattled DCP Abba Kyari, let alone visiting him. Gusau said he resorted to issuing the clarification since Abba Kyari who promised to issue the clarification himself did not do so, more than four hours after making the promise to the spokesman. Isa Gusau, said the ...
Nigerian Army Lied; My Husband Wasn’t Fake Policeman – Wife Of Suspect Arrested In Borno Shares Video Evidence
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Nigerian Army Lied; My Husband Wasn’t Fake Policeman – Wife Of Suspect Arrested In Borno Shares Video Evidence

According to an exclusive report by SaharaReporters, Mrs. Ngozi Ojeh, the wife of Ebenezer Ojeh, the police officer arrested for alleged possession of illegal weapons in Borno State, has dismissed claims that her husband is a fake policeman. It had been reported last week that troops of the Nigerian Army’s operation Hadin Kai arrested a supposedly fake policeman who was in possession of illegal ammunition. A military source had alleged that Ojeh was intercepted at a checkpoint by troops from the 154 Task Force battalion, Ngamdu, along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway on Sunday. An army officer, DY Chiwar, who is the commander of the battalion, was said to have ordered Ojeh's arrest, after noticing suspicious movements. When interrogated by the troops, the suspect was said to have...
Four Footballers Killed in Bomb Blast in Somalia
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Four Footballers Killed in Bomb Blast in Somalia

Four local footballers in Somalia have been killed when an explosion believed to have been caused by a bomb ripped through their bus on Friday, July 30. According to local media, ten players from the Jubaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry club were heading off for a game at the Kismayo city stadium in southern Somalia when the blast hit. "The players were riding in a bus when the explosion went off, presumably inside the vehicle. There are investigations going on but we presume the device was planted onto the bus," said police officer Mohamed Sadiq. He said four football players were killed and five others wounded. "The blast was huge and it caused devastating fire which burned down the bus, people rushed to remove the dead bodies and wounded players," said witness Ibr...
Nigerian National Arrested with Cocaine Worth N18m in India
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Nigerian National Arrested with Cocaine Worth N18m in India

The Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) of Mumbai crime branch has arrested a 44-year-old Nigerian national Umunna Ndubuisi Williams and allegedly recovered 110 grams of cocaine worth Rs 33 lakh (N18,167,990.30) ANC officials said that a police constable with Azad Maidan unit received information of a foreign national coming to South Mumbai to make a drug deal. Accordingly, ANC officials laid a trap and caught hold of the accused. The accused was arrested in the wee hours of Thursday, July 15, near pole number FR/ 136, near Loha bhavan bus stop, towards Wadibunder, PD Mello road, Mumbai. The police said the arrested accused is a cloth trader and resident of sector 27, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. "We have seized 110 grams of cocaine worth Rs 33 lakh. He allegedly supplied the drugs to peddl...
Family of Andrew Brown Jr. files $30M federal lawsuit against deputies in fatal shooting
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Family of Andrew Brown Jr. files $30M federal lawsuit against deputies in fatal shooting

The family of Andrew Brown Jr, a black unarmed man who was shot and killed by a North Carolina police officer back in April,  filed a federal lawsuit against a North Carolina sheriff's department and deputy who shot him in the head. The police officer in North Carolina shot and killed Brown Jr. while serving a search warrant Wednesday, April 21, sparking outcry from community members demanding law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage. The shooting occurred a day after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd, another black unarmed man. Chauvin is currently serving  22 years in prison. This week, Civil rights attorneys announced they have filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Andrew Brown Jr.'famil...
Kenyan policewoman on the run after allegedly killing her lover colleague
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Kenyan policewoman on the run after allegedly killing her lover colleague

Police in Kenya have launched manhunt for a female cop who is believed to be a person of interest in the murder of a police officer, John Ogweno, in Kasarani Police lines, Nakuru County.   The suspect, Corporal Caroline Kangogo, said to be the deceased's lover is suspected to have shot him dead.     Ogweno, 28, a police constable who is attached to the crime office in Nakuru Central Police Station was found dead inside his car on Monday morning, July 5. His firearm was also found missing.   "She went missing after the incident and she is believed to be the main suspect in the murder and has since fled to an unknown destination with the firearm,” a report seen by K24 Digital read in part.
Kenyan police officer allegedly pushes his girlfriend to death from fourth floor balcony
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Kenyan police officer allegedly pushes his girlfriend to death from fourth floor balcony

A police officer is on the run after allegedly killing his girlfriend by pushing her off the balcony of their fourth floor apartment in Ngumba area of Kasarani, Nairobi County, Kenya. The officer identified Kelvin Amwayi, is said to have had an argument with his girlfriend, Jackline Muthoni in the early hours of Saturday, July 3, before she fell off the balcony. According to neighbours who responded, the officer threatened them with a gun before taking off soon after they rushed to see what had caused the loud bang. The lady fell on the rear windscreen of a Nissan Tida. According to a police report, Joshua Owiti, a security guard at an apartment called Kwea House called police at 4 am. “There was a heated argument and commotion which led to the falling of the lady from th...
Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years in Prison for the Murder of George Floyd
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Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years in Prison for the Murder of George Floyd

The former Minneapolis police officer who murdered George Floyd last year was sentenced Friday to 22 and a half years in prison. In his ruling, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill cited the ex-officer’s abuse of a position of trust and authority and particular cruelty to Floyd but cautioned that his decision wasn’t based on emotion, sympathy, public opinion or an attempt to send a message, though he did express sympathy to both families. The sentencing followed pleas from members of Floyd’s family to give Derek Chauvin the “maximum penalty.” “We don’t wanna see no more slaps on the wrist. We been through that already,” said Terrence Floyd, one of George Floyd’s brothers. “In my community, in my culture, we’ve been through that already: smacks on the wrist. No, no, no, no. Becau...
Police officer found guilty of the manslaughter of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson
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Police officer found guilty of the manslaughter of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson

A police officer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson. The former Aston Villa striker died after a stand-off with West Mercia police officers outside his father's home in Telford, Shropshire in 2016. PC Benjamin Monk, 43, was cleared by jurors of an alternative charge of murder. A trial at Birmingham Crown Court heard Monk tasered Mr Atkinson for 33 seconds and kicked him twice in the head. He denied any wrongdoing and said he believed there was a danger to life for him and his colleague. Mr Atkinson began his career at Ipswich Town before moving to Sheffield Wednesday, Real Sociedad and Aston Villa. Following a three-week-trial, jurors took 18 hours and 48 minutes to reach unanimous verdicts on Monk. They are still deliberatin...
Jigawa by-election: INEC officials stop LG chairman from voting in Gwaram
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Jigawa by-election: INEC officials stop LG chairman from voting in Gwaram

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials in Gwaram Local Government council in Jigawa State, have stopped Chairman, Dan Asabe Muhammad, from voting. A mild drama started at the Kofar Fada polling unit in Sara ward when the local government chairman approached the election officials to vote without a voter card. Muhammad, who came to the poling unit in a convoy, urged the INEC officials to compromise the use of card readers to allow him to vote. The presiding officer of Kofar Fada 001 polling unit however denied the chairman to vote for his failure to present his card. “The chairman who took time to explain that he has misplaced his card but has crossed checked and saw his name pasted on the wall with no 597 as his designated number but politely told him th...
Gunmen Kill Police Officer in Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill Police Officer in Akwa Ibom

A police officer was killed in the early hours of Sunday June 13, in an attack which took place in a divisional police station in Odoro Ikpe, Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. The state police spokesperson, Odiko MacDon confirmed the attack and also told newsmen that one of the gunmen has been arrested and identified as Imoh Udo, 28, from Ikot Edem village in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. Operational vehicle and three motorcycles were also recovered from the gunmen. MacDon said; “As I speak, men of the Operation Restore Peace are still combing the bush as the hoodlums possibly escaped with bullet wounds sustained in a gun duel during the attack. “The Commissioner of Police, Andrew Amiengheme has already ordered discreet investigations. In no di...
Toddler’s hand Chopped Off by Albino Hunters Pretending to be Police officers
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Toddler’s hand Chopped Off by Albino Hunters Pretending to be Police officers

Zambians are demanding justice for a 2-year-old girl living with albinism whose hand was chopped off by unknown men for the spiritual power people with albino are believed to possess. In certain African countries, people living with albinism are forced to tread carefully as they are regularly hunted and killed while their body parts are used for rituals. Unfortunately, 2-year-old Jamimah from Zambia became a victim of these albino hunters. Her mother narrated to Albinism Foundation of Zambia how her daughter was attacked at their home in the middle of the night by 3 men claiming to be police officers. She said of the attack that happened on May 19: "It was just a normal day. At night we went to sleep after having our dinner. Around 21hrs I heard a knock on the door and ...
Police Officer Arrested for Insulting Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo and Vice President Bawumia on Facebook
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Police Officer Arrested for Insulting Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo and Vice President Bawumia on Facebook

A Ghanaian police officer identified as Corporal Frederick Kwaku Dzemeki, was reportedly arrested for insulting Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo and Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Facebook. Dzemeki who was reportedly detained by Tema Regional Police Command after disrespecting the President and his Vice during an online show hosted by media personality Captain Smart, is said to be facing disciplinary actions. The Police officer stationed at a Police Station in Prampram, had written on Facebook; “Our leaders are very stupid and stubborn. They don’t reason at all. Ghana is sick. Number 1 is sick and number two too is sick." A Ghana Police Service wireless message obtained by Ghpage revealed that he was released on Thursday May 27 but or...
“Come to Yoruba Nation. Igboho will not allow any police to arrest you”- Yoruba Nation agitator tells Yahoo boys (video)
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“Come to Yoruba Nation. Igboho will not allow any police to arrest you”- Yoruba Nation agitator tells Yahoo boys (video)

A "Yoruba Nation" agitator has asked internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys to come and settle in the South West region as the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemi aka Sunday Igboho, will not allow any police officer to arrest them. In a video that has gone viral, the lady who spoke in Yoruba, said no police officer will dare arrest the internet fraudsters who reside in "Yoruba nation" when it is created. She said this at the rally Igboho held in Osun state on Saturday, May 15, to demand the creation of Yoruba nation. ''All you Yahoo boys should come to Yoruba Nation. If you come to Yoruba nation, no police officer will dare come and arrest you. Police officers will be coming into your room to arrest you and you will be looking. Please come. There is room for you. All ...
Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd
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Update: Judge Rules Derek Chauvin Qualifies for a Longer Sentence in Murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin could face up to 30 years in prison after a Minnesota judge ruled there were four aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter last month for kneeling on the neck and back of Floyd, handcuffed and lying prone on the street, for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. Judge Peter Cahill ruled Wednesday May 13 that four of the five factors were proven beyond a reasonable doubt. He found that (1) Chauvin abused a position of trust and authority, and (2) he treated Floyd with particular cruelty. "The slow death of George Floyd occurring over approximately six minutes of his positional asphyxia was particularly cruel in that Mr. Floyd was begging for his life and obv...
Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson Died after Being asered and kicked in the streets, jury hears
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Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson Died after Being asered and kicked in the streets, jury hears

Former Aston Villa striker, Dalian Atkinson died after being tasered three times and kicked at least twice to the head by an "angry" police officer, a murder trial jury has heard. On Tuesday, May 4, the jury at Birmingham Crown Court was told West Mercia Police Constable Benjamin Monk denies the murder and manslaughter of the 48-year-old former footballer, who played for a number of clubs, including Aston Villa, Manchester City, Ipswich Town, and Sheffield Wednesday. Monk is alleged to have fired a Taser weapon at Atkinson for 33 seconds, or more than six times longer than the standard five-second phase, and while he was on the ground and apparently unresponsive, kicked him in the head twice with such force the imprint of Monk’s laces were left on Atkinson’s forehead. Another ...
Prosecutors Seek Tougher Sentence for Derek Chauvin Following Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder
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Prosecutors Seek Tougher Sentence for Derek Chauvin Following Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and state prosecutors are seeking a more severe sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, after a jury last month April found him guilty in the murder of George Floyd. George Floyd was an African American man murdered by police during an arrest after a store clerk alleged he had passed a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis. Derek Chauvin, one of four police officers who arrived on the scene, knelt on Floyd's neck and back for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. After his death, protests against police brutality, especially towards black people, quickly spread across the United States and globally. Under Minnesota statues, Chauvin will only be sentenced on the most serious charge that he was found guilty of second-degree mur...
Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video
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Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the bribe-seeking police officer seen in a viral video that was shared on Saturday, May 1. The video showed the officer asking for a bribe from a man who he stopped for driving without a tint permit. In a tweet posted on its handle, the Police complaint unit said the erring officer has been arrested. ''The officer who was seen in this viral video behaving in an unprofessional and corrupt manner, has been identified, arrested, disarmed and detained for further investigation and disciplinary action. Ekiti PPRO.''
The Police Told me that the CCTV Footage is not an Evidence of Rape – Actor Yomi Fabiyi Reveals what Transpired Between him and Baba Ijesha at Panti Prison
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The Police Told me that the CCTV Footage is not an Evidence of Rape – Actor Yomi Fabiyi Reveals what Transpired Between him and Baba Ijesha at Panti Prison

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has narrated what transpired between him and Baba Ijesha at Panti Ijesha where he is currently being held on allegation of raping a minor. The actor in an interview with Goldmyne TV, said the police told him that the CCTV footage is not an evidence of rape. Fabiyi who alleged that Baba Ijesha denied raping the minor, said he was thinking there’s a CCTV of the actor having sex with the girl. He also claimed that the police officer told him that the actor was caught with the girl in the living room after which he apologized when asked what he was doing with her. According to him, the police officer also said that if that amounts to rape he doesn't know. Recounting how actor Baba Suwe was exonerated after being accused of trafficking drugs, the actor stated t...
Nine police officers and two vigilante members killed by bandits in Kebbi
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Nine police officers and two vigilante members killed by bandits in Kebbi

Bandits on Sunday April 26, killed a divisional police officer and eight other officers in Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi State for trying to repel them. Two vigilante members who responded to a distress call with the officers, were also killed by the bandits. Police spokesperson in Kebbi, Nafi’u Abubakar told Premium Times that the bandits had launched an attack at Makuku and surrounding villages in Sakaba council area. Abubakar said; “Upon arrival in the area, the police engaged the criminals in a fire fight. Unfortunately, the the DPO and eight of his men and two vigilante members paid the supreme call defending their fatherland." Sakaba LGA which shares boundary with troubled Zamfara and Niger States, has lately witnessed bandit attacks in Kunduru, Bajida and Rafin G...
Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin to be Sentenced on June 16 for Killing George Floyd
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Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer, Derek Chauvin to be Sentenced on June 16 for Killing George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced on June 16 after his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, a Minnesota court said on Friday, April 23. The sentencing will take place at 1:30 p.m. CT, according to the court schedule. The calendar update came three days after a jury found Chauvin, 45, guilty on charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin’s attorneys will have 60 days to appeal the outcome. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died after Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest on May 25, 2020.  Video of the incident sparked a nationwide protest movement against police brutality and racism. Chauvin faces a minimum sen...
Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in North Carolina
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Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police in North Carolina

A police officer in North Carolina shot and killed an unarmed Black man while serving a search warrant Wednesday, April 21, sparking outcry from community members demanding law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage. The shooting unfolded in Elizabeth City, a riverfront town of about 18,000 residents in Pasquotank County near North Carolina's coastal border with Virginia. Authorities identified the victim as Andrew Brown Jr, a resident of Elizabeth City, and said he was shot when sheriff's deputies tried to serve him with a search warrant at about 8.40am. Relatives described him as a 40-year-old African American, who was a father of 10 children. Authorities are yet to provide details of the shooting but eyewitnesses said Andrew Brown...
Virginia police officer fired after anonymous donation to Kyle Rittenhouse defense fund
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Virginia police officer fired after anonymous donation to Kyle Rittenhouse defense fund

A high-ranking Norfolk, Virginia police officer who donated to the defense fund of Kyle Rittenhouse has been fired from the police department. Kyle Rittenhouse is the man charged with the murder of two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last August. According to the Guardian newspaper on Friday, Lieutenant William Kelly, who served as the executive officer of NPD’s internal affairs division, made an anonymous $25 donation to Rittenhouse’s defense in September. However, Kelly used an official email address linked to himself, the Guardian reported. The revelation came after a data breach of the Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo, which showed official email addresses belonging to many police officers and public officials. The information was shared with the...
Two Police Officers Caught Kissing in Patrol Car for ’20 Minutes’
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Two Police Officers Caught Kissing in Patrol Car for ’20 Minutes’

Two UK police officers were recently caught kissing in a patrol car at a Tesco supermarket in Lancashire. One witness said they saw the officers kissing for 20 minutes in the carpark in Blackburn, Lancashire. The witness also said the female officer later got out of the car and walked round to the driver's side to continue the mouth action through the window. A man who saw them in a Tesco car park off Carl Fogarty Way, said: 'I was sat with my friend in the car park, I'd gone to fix my car. 'After we were done we were just parked in the supermarket car park having a little break. 'My friend noticed the police officer in his mirror and saw that a woman had got into his car. It just didn't feel right.' He said the pair were initially in their own cars, the male officer...
Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned
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Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned

Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright on Sunday April 11, has resigned from the Police Department, her union said in a statement on Tuesday, April 13. The city’s police chief, Tim Gannon, also announced that he was also resigning. In a letter that Ms. Potter sent to city officials on Tuesday, she said she was resigning immediately, the union said. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, and my fellow officers if I resign immediately,” she wrote. Ms. Potter, 48, had been an officer with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She was first licensed as a police officer in Minnes...
Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota
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Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota

A police body camera captured the moment a female police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old black man during a weekend traffic stop near Minneapolis. Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by officer Kim Potter on Sunday afternoon, April 11 during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. During a Monday afternoon press conference, Brooklyn Center’s police chief Tim Gannon gave law enforcement’s side of the story before releasing the video of the fatal shooting. Gannon said three officers stopped Wright and a passenger in a car with expired license-plate tags on Sunday night. After running Wright’s identification, officers found an outstanding warrant for an unspecified gross misdemeanor. One officer removed Wright from the car to...
Attempted Murder: Police Officer, Aiwansoba Dismissed And Prosecuted
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Attempted Murder: Police Officer, Aiwansoba Dismissed And Prosecuted

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, attached to the SPU unit, Base 16, Ikeja. Aiwansoba had shot his lady friend, Isioma Joy Ndubueze in the mouth at Salvation b/stop, Opebi road on the 8th of October, 2020 and ran away. He was later apprehended by his elder brother who is a Police Inspector in Lagos and handed over to the Command. REF. NO CZ: 5650/LS/PPRO/VOL.3/86 LAGOS POLICE DISMISS, PROSECUTE COP FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF LADY FRIEND The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Sgt Eze Aiwansoba, m, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze, f, on 8th October, 2020, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja of Lagos State. The inc...
Owerri Prison Attack: They Threw Explosives At Us ― Police Officer
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Owerri Prison Attack: They Threw Explosives At Us ― Police Officer

The hoodlums who attacked the Owerri Prison Facility and freed thousands of inmates in, early hours of Monday, have been said to have attacked the Imo State police headquarters in Owerri, with an explosive substance. Vanguard in Owerri visited the police command where a police officer on duty when it occurred revealed this to Vanguard. The police officer who said he would not want his name mentioned said that “They were over two hundred boys, with their cars singing a song of victory and when they reach the gate of our police headquarters they threw dynamite at us and the thing exploded and the vehicles caught fire especially the vehicle park. “I jumped over the fence because they are many. When they started shooting bullets it got one of my colleagues in his hand and he fell...
Meet the 91-year-old Police Officer Who Says he’ll Only Retire ‘when the Good Lord Says so’
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Meet the 91-year-old Police Officer Who Says he’ll Only Retire ‘when the Good Lord Says so’

A 91-year-old police officer in Arkansas who has no plans to retire anytime soon has said he will only consider retirement when the 'good Lord says so'. LC Smith, who is known as Buckshot, has spent nearly 60 years working in law enforcement in his hometown of Camden, about 100 miles southwest of Little Rock. The veteran officer, who turns 92 next month, currently works for the Camden Police Department and is the oldest active police officer in the state. When asked when he will step down, Smith told CNN: 'When the good Lord says so'. Smith, who got the nickname Buckshot as a teen, still patrols the street where he was born and raised. He spent more than 46 years working as a deputy for the Ouachita County Sheriff's Department. He patrolled and worked in the Criminal Inv...
One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo
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One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters,  Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was discovered that the hoodlums destroyed some doors and windows. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeowku Orlando, said no arm(s) was taken away but that an Inspector who was on duty at the time of the attack, gave up the ghost while receiving treatment as a result of injuries sustained during the melee. During an on-the-spot assessment of the station, the state Commissione...
Lagos Police Identifies Man Who Sexually Harrassed A Woman Inside A Public Car
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Lagos Police Identifies Man Who Sexually Harrassed A Woman Inside A Public Car

The Lagos State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the man allegedly caught in the viral video where a lady vidoe and accused him of masturbating in a commercial vehicle on 13th March, 2021 has been identified (Not a police officer) The man, simply identified as Mr Matthew, who assaulted the lady, one Olajumoke Okeyemi, for correcting his actions and act of sexual harassment in a public vehicle, is a driver employed by GTC Laundry Services, along Channels TV Road, Isheri, not a police personnel as he claimed during the "drama" in the video. Mr Matthew was in a commercial bus moving from OPIC Estate Isheri to Mowe with the lady when the suspect resorted to verbal abuse and attempted to physically assault the lady for recording his criminal and indecent act on ...
28 Police Officer Killed In Three Months, Police Plan Measures To Curb Attacks
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28 Police Officer Killed In Three Months, Police Plan Measures To Curb Attacks

No fewer than 28 cops have been killed in three months, The Nation’s checks have revealed. They were either shot by gunmen, hacked to death or set ablaze by hoodlums who attacked police stations. These are different from those lost to the ENDSARS violence. According to Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, six soldiers, 37 policemen and 57 civilians were murdered during the ENDSARS violence. The minister added that 269 private and public properties were razed. The police said they would do everything legally permissible to curb the attacks on its men and facilities. Police spokesman Frank Mba, a Commissioner (CP), said this would include the use of force. On February 23, AK47 and machetes carrying hoodlums numbering about 200 invaded Abayi Police Station at Osisiom...
Driver Who Knocked Off Police Officer Into Canal Arraigned For Attempted Murder
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Driver Who Knocked Off Police Officer Into Canal Arraigned For Attempted Murder

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, February 26, arraigned a 38-year-old driver, identified as Sunday Okodo, who knocked a police officer into a canal along the International airport road on February 24, before an Oshodi mobile court. Okodo was arraigned before the court on six charges which include Driving against traffic (one way), Resisting arrest, Reckless and dangerous driving, Driving with invalid drivers license, Assaulting a police officer and attempted murder. The police say he will be charged to court for the attempted murder charge in another court. At the ruling, no bail or fine was given and he will be remanded in Badagry prison until March 26 for next hearing.  
Gunmen Attack Bullion Van, Kill Policeman, 2 Women, Cart Away Millions In Delta
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Gunmen Attack Bullion Van, Kill Policeman, 2 Women, Cart Away Millions In Delta

  Tragedy struck on Tuesday evening as gunmen attacked a bullion van, killing a police officer and two women at Ubulu-Okiti, along the Benin-Asaba expressway, Aniocha South local government area of Delta State. The Guardian learnt that the gunmen, numbering about 10, came out of a bush on sighting the bullion van and began shooting sporadically until the bullion van that was conveying raw cash to a new generation bank and the escorts stopped. It was learnt that the gunmen had a gun-battle with security personnel attached to the van but overpowered them and succeeded in killing a police officer and two women close to the scene, before making away with cash running into millions of naira. One of the women killed by stray bullet was a female passenger of a bus caught in the ...

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