A bribe-seeking police inspector, identified as Mohammed Usman, has been arrested for allegedly shooting and injuring two drivers in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
There is tension in some parts of Lagos state, after Musiliu Akinsanya, an official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), popularly known as MC Oluomo, was stabbed in the neck during a rally organized on Tuesday, for the governo...
A 45-year-old man, Yusuf Ibrahim, has lost his life in jungle justice after a mob lynched him over a car battery allegedly stolen at Nato Park, Tin Can Island, Apapa, Lagos.
Earlier, while parading the suspects, the NSCDC commandant in the state, Tajudeen Balogun, said they were members of syndicates tampering with pipelines in the areas.
The Edo State Police Command, has arrested a 35-year-old man, simply identified as Uwaila, for shooting his wife and two sons dead.
Eight days after holing up in his residence to avoid arrest by policemen for alleged homicide, Senator Dino Melaye, on Friday surrendered to the Police and was taken to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad office, Guzape, Abuja, for interrogation.
This was exactly the powerful message that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Edgal Imohimi, seemed to be sending across when he ordered the arrest of four policemen for allegedly extorting money from a Nigerian based in Togo.
Journalists, on their part, assembled, waiting for Edgal and Egbetokun to conclude the indoor procedures before the official handover, as earlier reported.
The Katsina State Police Command has commended a good Samaritan, who risked his life to rescue a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, from Kidnappers.
PUNCH Metro reported on Wednesday that the management of the club had sought redress over the attack by men of the Anti-Cultism Unit of the Lagos State Police Command, who invaded its premises and seized from its customers and workers valuables an...
In the charge, which has been filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, the police said a pump-action gun was recovered from Melaye’s house in July last year during a search of his property in Kogi State.
The Chief Medical Director, UCTH, Prof. Thomas Agan, told Southern City News on Sunday that some adult victims were brought to the hospital after the inferno.
The hostility between Ebirra and Bassa-Komu ethnic tribes in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State came to a head yesterday as 10 people were feared killed in a crisis that erupted between them.
It was alleged that an uncomplimentary remarks from the paramount ruler of Bassa-Komu ethnic group, the Aguma of Bassa, William Keke sparked up the latest crisis, for saying that the returning Egbura people should go back to Lokoja or where they h...
PUNCH Metro had reported on February 16, 2012, how two drivers, Endurance Omonyahuy and Sikiru Amusa, were killed on their way to work after refusing to give a team of policemen a bribe.
She told the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Hakim Busari, that the intimidation and continuous harassment of her supporters would not dissuade her from achieving her quest to liberate the people from poverty.
However, Edgal, who is a course mate of the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Mohammed, announced that he had received a counter signal not to obey the order of former IGP Ibrahim Idris to vacate his office.
The office, located at Ijapo area of Akure, the state capital was on Wednesday attacked by hoodlums who destroyed the billboards and posters of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The University of Lagos undergraduate said, “My friend and I came to the club to buy shawarma; we were at the bar waiting for it to be ready when we suddenly heard gunshots.
This came less than a week after gunmen killed an accountant with the Emure Local Government Area and kidnapped two other top officials of the council along the Emure-Ise-Ikere Ekiti Road; the other victims, however, regained their freedom last Sa...
Lucky Okperi, the former Delta State House of Assembly member representing Isoko South constituency 1 and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state, his children and driver narrowly escaped ass...