Posts Tagged ‘Policemen’

3 policemen killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Delta

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly hacked three policemen to death along the Ugbolu -Illah Road, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday at the police checkpoint along the road. A bricklayer, who did not want to be identified, said the three policemen were […]

Again, Police Shoot Two Young Lovers Returning From Night Club

With the dust over the killing of football fan Kolade Johnson by Inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi in Mangoro area of Lagos yet to settle, the Police in Lagos are again enmeshed in a fresh case of extrajudicial killing, this time in Olodi Apapa, Apapa, Lagos. Two young lovers, identified as Ada Ifeanyi and Emmanuel Akomafuwa, were […]

POLICE INTIMIDATION | Four Policemen Escape Lynching

Four policemen from Nnewi Area Command of the Anambra state com­mand had to run for their dear lives to escape an angry mob which was set on avenging an alleged harassment and intimi­dation meted out to a motorcy­clist. The policemen who are said to be posted to Eme Court Road junction by Owerri road had […]

FLASH| Soldiers Open Fire Policemen

Soldiers deployed to a checkpoint along Bauchi to Jos road on Saturday shot in error, a bus conveying policemen travelling from Taraba to Kaduna. Headquarters of the 33 Artillery Brigade in Bauchi confirmed the incident on Sunday, describing it as unfortunate. Maj. Joseph Afolasade, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 33 Artillery Brigade, said in a […]

Reps Investigate Claim By IGP That Boko Haram Killed 90,000 Policemen In 4 Years

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase earlier this month said to Journalists that an estimated 90,000 police officers lost their lives since Boko Haram insurgency started four years ago. IGP Solomon Arase further revealed that the police had a record of about 90,000 widows who lost their husbands since the insurgency began in the […]

XENOPHOBIA| Eight South African Policemen Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Eight South African policemen who killed a Mozambican taxi driver by dragging him handcuffed to a police van have been sentenced to 15 years in prison. His death is one of many that occur under police custody. The police assault and murder of Mido Macia tarnished the already poor reputation of the country’s police force. […]