Police seal APC National Secretariat

Armed Police personnel sealed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday. The PUNCH gathered that the IGP had scheduled a meeting with some of the feuding…

They wanted to buy phones so I sent my boy to deliver. Biggest mistake ever!

  If I swear for some people, that curse will rule their lives forever; but I will not curse them, I will not bless them either, I will leave them in the hands of the Living God! My sister, people…

Our ‘landlord’ is an armed robber. Come and hear story

You asked how I am doing? I am living in fear; in fear of being a victim to Bullet, the notorious area boy, gang leader, ‘landlord’ and maybe cult captain in our area. They said they’ve taken him to Abuja,…

Suspected mentally-deranged man sets another man ablaze in Lagos (Tribune)

Police in Lagos State has begun investigations surrounding the setting ablaze of a man by a suspected mentally- deranged man. The state police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident and added that the suspect was on admission at the Yaba…

Police nab 14 suspects for extortion, assault on revenue collectors (DailyTrust)

The FCT police command has arrested 14 suspected touts who posed as revenue collectors to extort tax payers and assault genuine revenue collectors in Abuja. A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said the syndicate was arrested assaulting…

Motorcyclists lament police harassment, extortion in Lagos (Punch)

Commercial motorcyclists plying Oke-Ira from the Shonola Street junction, opposite the Excellence Hotel, Aguda, in the Ogba area of Lagos State, have accused the police of harassment, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles. The motorcyclists told PUNCH Metro that the…

One day, the police will be your friend – Peju Akande

Did you get to see that video clip of Nigeria’s paramilitary officers singing a special rendition of that popular Christmas song, Feliz Navidad? Yeah? Were you impressed with the pretty fair-skinned Civil Defence female officer in the opening scene and…

*Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles (Punch) *Bricklayer remanded for allegedly defiling 9-year-old daughter (Tribune)

Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles (Punch) Personnel of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspects, including two pastors, for allegedly staging fake miracles to defraud unsuspecting members of…

*Lagos CP rescues abducted corps member, arrest kidnappers’ kingpin (Punch) *Pastor remanded over alleged attempt to kill female colleague (Nation)

Lagos CP rescues abducted corps member, arrest kidnappers’ kingpin (Punch) Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State. The PUNCH gathered that…

One night with the police – Lucia Edafioka

Recently, I found myself at Hardrock for a press conference scheduled to start by 7 pm, so I thought by 9 pm it would be over, and I’d be on my way home to my lovely bed. One thing led…

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