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Parade of suspects unconstitutional- Lawyers


Some Lagos-based lawyers have condemned parading of arrested suspects by the police, saying it is unconstitutional and damaging to the person involved. They said that often those paraded were innocent and in the event of their being pronounced innocent by the courts of competent jurisdiction, the police never re-parade them. Mr. Olawale Apanisile said that […]

FG, Lagos brainstorm on tackling crime


Kazeem Ugbodaga The Federal and Lagos State Governments are brainstorming on how to tackle rising wave of crime in the country. The issue of criminality formed the fulcrum of the 2016 3rd quarterly meeting of Federal and State Security Administrators’ Forum held at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Thursday. […]

Poor forensic facilities responsible for poor analysis – Police

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Police inability to achieve 100 percent success in forensic analysis and detection of crime in the country, has been blamed on poor forensic facilities. Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike who stated this at the second anniversary of Forensic Research and Development Centre, said the Police had over the years carried […]

2 remanded in prison for car theft


An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Thursday remanded two men, Kelechi Aniakor, 30, and Adewale Raji, 26, in Ilesa Prison over an alleged robbery of a man of his car worth N3.5million. The magistrate, Mrs. Habibatu Bashiru, did not take the plea of the accused. She, however, ordered that they should be kept in […]

Land grabbing to become a criminal offence in Lagos

Lagos House of Assembly

Eromosele Ebhomele A bill for a law to prohibit forceful entry and occupation of landed properties in Lagos state, western Nigeria is being planned for passage. The bill seeks to criminalise what has come to be known as land grabbing in the state. At a stakeholders’ conference on Friday, participants agreed that the law was […]

Nasarawa CJ pardons 18 inmates, urges them to shun crime

Police cell

The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has granted pardon to 18 inmates of federal prisons in Lafia, Keffi, and Nasarawa, awaiting trial in the state. The chief judge made this known to newsmen on Saturday at the Keffi Prisons, Keffi Local Government Area of the state, at the end of his four-day […]

Playing golf will help reduce crime among youths – AIG Zone 2

Bala Hassan, AIG Zone 2

Bala Hassan, the Assistant General-Inspector (AIG), Zone 2, says that engaging children early in sports, especially Golf has help to reduce vices among the youth. Hassan, the Proprietor of Bala Hassan Golf Club, Jos, made the assertion at the closing of the 2nd Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Open Championships in Ikeja on Sunday. Hassan, who […]

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