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IGP launches high-level probe into Ochekwo case amidst public outcry

In a decisive move, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has initiated a comprehensive investigation into the controversial case of Andrew Ochekwo, whose death has sparked widespread debate and concern. The case, which also involves the mysterious disappearance of two women, Celine Ndudim and Afiba Tandoh, has been marred by allegations of police Read More…

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Oscar Pistorius granted parole after serving over 8 years for girlfriend’s murder

South African former Paralympic icon Oscar Pistorius has been released on parole nearly 11 years after the tragic murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in a case that deeply shook the nation. The Department of Correctional Services confirmed Pistorius’s parole, stating, “Oscar Pistorius is a parolee, effective January 5, 2024. He was admitted into the Read More…

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Police inspector dies in Lagos after attack by suspected motorcyclists

The Police Command in Lagos State has confirmed the death of an inspector attached to the Iponri Division, who was attacked by suspected commercial motorcyclists. The police public relations officer in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said that the inspector, who has not been named, was attacked on Thursday at Ijora Olopa. He said the officer Read More…

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Family seeks justice for murder of Nigerian Breweries controller

The family and friends of Fatai Olukayode Lawal, Brewery Business Controller of Nigerian Breweries, Ibadan, have asked the police in the state capital of Ibadan to investigate his murder. Sources claim that Lawal, who has been with the company for around 20 years, once held a position that gave him authority over the company’s internal Read More…

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Christmas Tragedy: Lawyer killed in front of sister, kids by police officer in Ajah

Police in Lagos State have arrested an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) attached to the Ajah Division on suspicion of murdering a female lawyer on Christmas Day. The victim has been identified by the media as Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem. The arrest was confirmed on Monday by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, a spokesman for the police. He Read More…

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Biden administration says Saudi prince has Khashoggi lawsuit immunity

The decision by the Biden administration on Thursday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can’t be sued for the journalist’s murder was quickly criticised by Jamal Khashoggi’s ex-girlfriend. In October 2018, Saudi agents killed Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and cut him up into pieces. U.S. intelligence said that the operation was Read More…

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Lagos hotelier Alaba Bakare’s family wants Sanwoolu to investigate death

In order to obtain justice, the family of late hotelier Alaba Bakare in Lagos has requested Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to call for a coroner inquest to determine their son’s real cause of death. A release of the autopsy report performed at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) since January 24 was also Read More…

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Police tore my statements and forced me to sign theirs – Chidinma

The alleged killer of Super TV CEO Usifo Ataga, Chidinma Ojukwu, testified on Thursday in front of a Lagos High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square that the statement she gave the police was torn up. Ojukwu provided this testimony during the trial within a trial to help determine if her confession was given voluntarily Read More…