#BREAKING: 34,587 policemen, 3 helicopters, others deployed for #AnambraDecides2021. Will the notorious Unknown gunmen still dare to interfere?
A Nigerian group, Socialist Workers and Youth League, is demanding justice for Nigerian journalist Alexander Ogbu, who was allegedly killed by police operatives during his coverage of Shi’ite protests in Abuja on Tuesday.
Nigeria: Finally, Police Boss Moves Against Firearms Use After A Damning Report By A Global Rights Group
In a seeming bold move to address public concerns on misuse of firearms by the Nigeria Police amid a lot of other worrisome issues, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has launched the reviewed Force Order 237, which has to do with the use of force and firearms.
The Nigeria Police, Anambra State Command has declared seven dare-devil crime suspects wanted for alleged cases of murder, armed robbery and other heinous crimes. The police has accordingly informed the general public that they have obtained warrants of arrest in respect of the wanted suspects.
More than a month after soldiers shot dead three police officers and a civilian along the Ibi-Jalingo Road in Taraba State, an Army Corporal, Awotayo Femi, attached to 707 Special Force Brigade in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State and six others are said to be cooling their feet in detention after allegedly killing a Police Inspector, Christopher Achong in Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River State on Friday.
The Defence Headquarters has constituted a seven-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the killing of three police personnel and a civilian by troops of Nigerian Army in Taraba.
Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi’ite Muslim protesters in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness.
Precious Owolabi, a reporter with Channels television who was shot on Monday during Shiites protest is dead.
After the police intimidation saga that took place at Timi Dakolo’s Lagos residence on Saturday, July 20, the singer and his wife, Busola, held a Press Conference on Sunday, July 21.