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Two in police net for swindling businessman of N3.7m

Two in police net for swindling businessman of N3.7m

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Two persons have been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly swindling a Benin-based businessman, Pascal Usman, of N3.7 million. The suspects who operate…

Anambra ready to fence major dumpsite

The Anambra State Government on Sunday expressed readiness to fence its major dumpsite on the Onitsha-Owerri Road. The state Commissioner for Environment, Mr Evarest Uba, made this known in an…

Property owners in Bayelsa appeal for compensation

Owners of land acquired by the Bayelsa Government for the construction of the Kaima model secondary school in Bayelsa, have appealed to the state to compensate them without further delay.…

Trucks dump 30 tonnes of waste daily at FCT dumpsites

Waste collection trucks dump 30 tonnes of waste daily at dumpsites in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, an official has said. Alhaji Babashehu Lawan, Acting Director, Abuja Environmental Protection…

Commercial cyclists in Bayelsa decry police extortion

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa Commercial operators of tricycle in Bayelsa State popularly called ‘Keke NAPEP’ have lamented incessant arbitrary extortion and harassment by men of the Nigeria Police Force.…

Man arraigned for fraudulently obtaining money in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned a suspect, Mr Oluwatoyin Omotosho, over allegations of fraudulently collecting money from residents under the state government’s Homeowners’ Charter Programme. The accused was…

Sacked Mobil staff appeal for disengagement benefits

The recently sacked 238 contract workers of Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) Unlimited in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom, have appealed for payment of their disengagement benefits. The spokesperson of the sacked workers,…

13 injured in Ondo road crash

By Yemi Akintomide Correspondent, Akure Not less than 13 people sustained varying degrees of injuries in a road crash that occurred at the weekend, at Oka-Akoko in Akoko South West…

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Bernard Bongy, a Benin Republic – born driver, residing in Nigeria, was recently arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Lagos…

Poly students beg Akinjide for replacement of bus gift

By Oladele Ogunsola  /  Correspondent, Ibadan   The euphoria with which the students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan received the bus donation given to them on Tuesday by the Minister of…

Abba meets PCRC leadership, orders withdrawal of ID card

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has advised the leadership of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) nationwide to re-invigorate the tenets of the committee. A statement issued…

Two die, others injured in Bauchi auto crash

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   A 70-year-old woman and a teenager lost their lives on Wednesday in an auto crash which occurred at Tashan Gurage on the Maiduguri-Potiskum road…

Aderanti pledges to partner stakeholders in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu , Lagos   Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Kayode Aderanti  has pledged to partner with relevant stakeholders in the state to ensure that Lagos is secured…

Guard killed, as gunmen invade JUTH

Patients took to their heels on Wednesday in Jos, Plateau State, when gunmen invaded the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH. Daily Independent gathered that the gunmen who came in through…

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Akingbola’s case

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Akingbola’s case

By Tunde Opeseitan  / Snr Correspondent, Lagos   The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday reserved judgment in an appeal filed by a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental…

Police sets suspected MASSOB hideout ablaze in Onitsha

Police sets suspected MASSOB hideout ablaze in Onitsha

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / REPORTER, Onitsha   The Anambra State Police Command may have wrongly set ablaze a building it believed is suspected to be used by members of Movement for…

Abducted TASUED Deputy VC released

By Segun Adeleye  / Correspondent, Abeokuta   The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Olusoga Olusanya, who was abducted on Monday evening has been released, the Deputy Registrar…

Four-year-old boy needs N15m to stay alive

Four-year-old boy needs N15m to stay alive

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Master Oluwatomiwa Abraham Ogunleye was born on October 10, 2010, in Osun State. He was expected to celebrate his fourth birthday on Friday…

Oyo police recover 21 cars, 17 goats, parade 20 suspects

Oyo police recover 21 cars, 17 goats, parade 20 suspects

By Oladele Ogunsola  /  Correspondent, Ibadan   Oyo State Police Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan was like a motor mart on Monday following the display of 21 posh cars recovered from…

Thunderstorm destroys Ogun police command, barracks

Thunderstorm destroys Ogun police command, barracks

By Segun Adeleye /  Correspondent, Abeokuta   The heavy rainstorm on Sunday in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, has wrecked havoc on the major offices of the State Police Command and…

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