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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 12, 2018 French Renault group CEO and chairman of Japan’s Nissan Motor CO. Ltd and Mitsubishi Motors Corp, Carlos Ghosn poses during a photo session at the Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt. – Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has handed in his resignation, France’s economy minister said on January 24, 2019 ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successor. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

With legal team shake-up, Carlos Ghosn seeks punchier defence

By changing his lead attorney from a former prosecutor known as “the breaker” to a hotshot trial lawyer nicknamed “the acquitter”, Carlos Ghosn plans a defence in his own image — combative and media-savvy, experts say.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Carlos Ghosn arrest puts Japan’s justice system in the dock

The shock arrest of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has thrown the international spotlight onto Japan's criminal justice system, where suspects face prolonged detention and interrogation without lawyers present.
CSP Chike Oti

Police rescue stolen baby, arrest suspects

Oti added that the officer in charge of the Anti-kidnapping Squad, SP Musa Bulus, led the investigation that eventually led to the discovery of the victim in Enugu State on September 14.
CSP Chike Oti

Inspector: Why I had a bottle of beer on me while on duty

A Police Inspector caught on camera with a bottle of beer while on duty in Lagos State, Emmanuel Egba, has said he seized it from a motorist who was drinking while driving.

Police arrest WhatsApp group admin, members for spreading ‘fake news’

The Kano state police command has arrested the administrator and members of a WhatsApp group for allegedly circulating fake news.

Police arrest two dismissed military men, four others for robbery

The police in Lagos on Wednesday said they had intercepted a five-man robbery gang, including two dismissed military men and recovered goods worth N13.2million from the gang.

Police deny compelling Premium Times reporter to implicate Senator Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force has denied compelling Samuel Ogundipe of Premium Times online publication to implicate the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, before he could be released from custody.

Knife-wielding Nigerian suspected drug sellers arrested in India

Nine knife-wielding Nigerians allegedly peddling drugs in Mumbai have been arrested by India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC).

Lagos PDP lawmaker, 2 others arrested over illegal gun possession

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State House of Assembly, for allegedly arming two suspects with a gun for the purpose of escorting him to a political rally.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Police officers detained for assaulting lawyer in Lagos

Two police officers have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a lawyer said to be demanding for his salary in Lagos.

Vice-President Osinbajo urges Nigerian to fight corruption

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to work towards eradicating corruption in view of its debilitating effects on national development .

IBB: One statement, many ordeals

In the last six days, I have gone through traumatic experience when I was declared wanted by the Nigeria Police. By the strength of that unprofessional declaration, I was treated like a common criminal and fugitive until I showed up at the Police Headquarters Abuja to physically present myself.

Court remands businesswoman in prison for alleged theft

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered the remand of 25-year-old businesswoman, Nkani Inaku, for alleged theft and causing public nuisance.

Police arrest two, kill one over death of abducted British missionary

The police in Delta State investigating the kidnapping of four British missionaries said yesterday that they had arrested two persons suspected of involvement while a third was killed in a shoot-out at the gang’s hideout.

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Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.