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Police ‘shoots’ man in Lagos

Man identified as Francis has been shot dead at Ilupeju area of Lagos state, in the early hours of Monday by alleged members of the special anti-robbery squad, SARS.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Court remands dismissed police inspector for 35 more days

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has extended tlll June 10, its remand order against a dismissed Police Inspector, Olalekan Ogunyemi, charged with murdering a football fan, Kolade Johnson.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu threatens sanction for police principal officers over extra-judicial killings

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu tasks police on modern techniques in fighting crimes

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has called on the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.

Mike Ozekhome urges legal practitioners to step up pro bono services to poor litigants

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Saturday, urged legal practitioners to step up pro bono legal services to poor litigants.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

In Pictures: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu visits family of slain Kolade Johnson

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has urged the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.

Lagos governor-elect visits Kolade Johnson’s family

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has urged the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Dismissed police officer arraigned in court

Lagos State Police Command on Friday said the officer who shot Kolade Johnson to death on Sunday has been arraigned in court.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari warns security operatives against brutalising Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja regretted the recent killing of a young man, Kolade Johnson, by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos State Police Command, saying the federal government would not condone the brutalisation of Nigerians or violation of their rights.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Killers of Kolade Johnson will not go unpunished

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that the killers of the late football fan, Kolade Johnson, would not escape unpunished.

Kolade Kolade not killed by stray bullets – family

Kolade Johnson was not killed by police stray bullets as widely reported, his family has declared.
Amnesty International

Amnesty International, others demand justice over police killing in Lagos

Civil society organisations and prominent Nigerians have condemned the killing of a Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos and demanded prosecution of the police officers involved in the incident.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: We remain committed to passage of police reform bill

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the 8th Senate remains committed to the Police Reform Bill.

Lagos police chief visits slain Kolade Johnson’s family

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has reportedly paid condolence visit to the family of Kolade Johnson, a youthful football fan who was shot dead by men of the Anti-Cultism Squad.

Lagos CP name police officers arrested over fatal shooting

The police have provided the names of two of the three officers arrested over the fatal shooting of Kolade Johnson in Lagos.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Federal government condoles with family, friends of slain Kolade Johnson

The federal government has expressed its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kolade Johnson, victim of the March 31 fatal shooting in Lagos.

Three police officers arrested over fatal shooting in Lagos

Three police officers have been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a Nigerian man in Lagos on Sunday, according to a report.

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