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Soldier To Serve Seven Year Jail Term For Manslaughter

The General Court Marshal of 7 Division sitting in Maiduguri, Borno state, has sentenced a serving soldier to seven years imprisonment for manslaughter. The soldier is being prosecuted for shooting and killing one Mr Umar Alkali within the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri metropolis on December 23 2015. The soldier ...

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Rivers State Commissioner Of Police Dies At 56

The Rivers State Police Commissioner, CP. Francis Mobolaji Odesanya, has died at the age of 56 years after a brief illness. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, announced this in a statement signed by newly appointed Police PRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood on Tuesday. The late Commissioner of Police passed ...

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Suspected Criminal Gang Attacks Court In Imo, Sets Accused ‘Vampire’ Free

A suspect standing trial for crimes that include kidnapping, Henry Chibueze, also known as Vampire has escaped from Imo High Court premises following a shootout between gunmen and security operatives. The attack left several persons wounded. No death has been reported so far. Men suspected to be members of a ...

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How to grow liquidity in emerging markets, by WFE

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on Wednesday hosted a roundtable in London for exchanges and the buyside, to discuss how best to grow liquidity in emerging markets. The session, held with Oliver Wyman, and titled Enhancing Emerging Market Liquidity – follows the joint WFE-Oliver Wyman paper on the issue published in ...

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Lagos To Launch Community Policing To Tighten Security

Poised to reduce crime and complement the efforts of security agencies, the Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has announced plans to strengthen community policing. He disclosed that the government would recruit 5,700 personnel, with 100 in each of the 20 local government and local council development areas within the first ...

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James Ibori Released From UK Prison

  A former governor of Delta State, Mr James Ibori, has been released from a prison in the United Kingdom. He was released on Wednesday afternoon upon a court order. The former governor’s release was confirmed to Channels Television by his spokesman, Mr Tony Eluemunor. The judge, Mrs Juliet May, ...

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ONIBA’S KIDNAP: HOW PALACE GUARD, OKADA RIDER DIED OF BULLET WOUNDS, BY PATHOLOGIST

The suspects       A consultant Pathologist, Dr. Sunday Soyemi, on Friday revealed how two persons died of bullet wounds fired by militants who kidnapped the Oniba of Iba in Lagos State, Oba Goriola Oseni on July 16, 2016. The State Government and charged four suspects arrested in connection with ...

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APAPA MOB ACTION: LAGOS CONDEMNS BRUTAL MURDER OF LASTMA OFFICER

*Vows To Prosecute Perpetrators …Denies Involvement Of Agency In Motor Boy’s Death The Lagos State Government on Friday condemned in strong terms the mob action that led to the death of an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Tajudeen Olatunji Bakare and vowed to bring the ...

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Subsidy Removal Protest: Appeal Court Affirms Jail Of Ex-Pen Cinema DPO

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Thursday affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere sentencing a former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to Pen Cinema Police Station in Agege, Segun Fabunmi to 10 years imprisonment for the killing of one Ademola Aderintola Daramola during the January ...

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Ambode to host 10th Annual Town Hall On Security Tuesday

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday host the 10th Edition of the Annual Town Hall Meeting on Security under the auspices of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF). The Town Hall Meeting, which would hold at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, would focus ...

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