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Crime rate on Kogi road worries security expert

A security expert in Kabba, Kogi, Mr Olutola Obamero, has called on the state government to check the activities of criminals at the Kabba end of the Obajana-Kabba Road‎. Obamero, who made the call in Kabba on Friday, said that the spate of crime on the road was high. He appealed to security agencies to […]

Cleric urges government to create jobs to curb crimes

Rt. Rev. Tunde Adeleye, the Bishop, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Calabar Diocese, has advised government at all levels, to create jobs for the youths in order to check rising cases of crimes in the country. Adeleye made the call on Monday in Calabar in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He […]

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

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

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 […]

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