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Poor forensic facilities responsible for poor analysis – Police

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting 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

Crime suspects at a 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 […]

As Lagos Descends Into Crime

•Some suspected kidnappers paraded with armed robbery suspects in Lagos.

Lagosians are worried that criminals are gradually creeping back into the mega city after they were sent packing by law enforcement agencies a couple of years ago. If the criminals are not robbing motorists in traffic jams, they are robbing banks or kidnapping people and demanding for ransom. It is difficult to fathom who could […]

Lawmaker, police partner over cult clashes, crime reduction in Mushin

•Shakiru Sanni, a.k.a, Osama bin Ladin, alleged Mushin gang leader

The perennial clashes between cult gangs and increasing crime rate in Mushin area of Lagos Statre, western Nigeria, will soon be a thing of the past, as a Lagos lawmaker and the State Police Command are collaborating on strategies to stem the menace. The lawmaker, Olayiwola Sobur Olawale, who stated this, stressed that the move […]

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