Tag: Police


Anxiety in Benue as Police Arrest Lawmaker | METROWATCH

By Seyi Babalola The purported arrest of Hon. Samuel Agada, a member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing the Ogbadibo state seat, has caused concern in the Ogbadibo Local Government Area. According to DAILY POST, Agada was detained after an incident with police while attempting to gain the release of a constituent. According to sources, Agada was unfairly treated by the police, which incensed his aides, who complained. It is suspected that Hon Agada’s travails may not be unconnected with the political ...


Niger: Boy Stabs Friend to Death over Mobile Phone | METROWATCH

By Seyi Babalola Police in Niger State have arrested Mohammed Isah for reportedly stabbing his friend, Nurudeen Nuhu, to death over a mobile phone argument. The incident occurred in the abattoir area of Kwata Tayi village, Minna. According to accounts, the two pals got into a violent confrontation over a phone, and Isah reportedly stabbed Nuhu in the stomach with a knife. Eyewitnesses said that the event occurred on Sunday morning. After being stabbed, Nuhu fell and was brought to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Niger State Command, ...


Police Recruitment: List of Successful Candidates Remains Valid, Says PSC | METROWATCH

By Seyi Babalola The Police Service Commission (PSC) has stated that it would not revoke the list of successful applicants recently issued for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force's constables cadre. The PSC announced this in a statement signed and published on Tuesday by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, PSC's Head of Press and Public Relations. According to reports, the Nigeria Police Force said that the recruiting process was dishonest, and that the final list included names of persons who had never applied. Subsequently, there were reports that PSC succumbed to pressure from the NPF ...


5 Arrested after Son Fakes Self-kidnap, Requests Ransom from Dad | METROWATCH

By Seyi Babalola TheLagos State Police Command reported the arrest of Collins Ikwebe, 20, who allegedly faked his kidnapping and sought a ransom from his father. Collins, along with one male and four female accomplices whose identities were not revealed, were arrested for allegedly arranging the crime, according to the command. According to Punch, Benjamin Hundeyin, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the defendants' arrests while dismissing a charge of wrongful detention made by one of them. Hundeyin's declaration followed a popular post by an X.com user, @Flacko TG, who claimed he was being held in the Ikeja Police Division for a crime he did not commit and wanted the world to know where he was. “Guys I’m locked up in the Ikeja police station. ...

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