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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.
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.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has called on the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.
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.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, has urged the police to adopt modern techniques in fighting crimes.
Lagos State Police Command on Friday said the officer who shot Kolade Johnson to death on Sunday has been arraigned in court.
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 Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that the killers of the late football fan, Kolade Johnson, would not escape unpunished.
Kolade Johnson was not killed by police stray bullets as widely reported, his family has declared.
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.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the 8th Senate remains committed to the Police Reform Bill.
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.
The police have provided the names of two of the three officers arrested over the fatal shooting of Kolade Johnson in Lagos.
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 have been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a Nigerian man in Lagos on Sunday, according to a report.
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.
Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced Catalonia's former deputy leader to 13 years in prison over his role in a banned 2017 independence referendum.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation following his dismissal from the Nigerian Army for the loss of his rifle in 2012.
There was anxiety on Sunday as state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress met behind closed-doors in Abuja over their grievances with the national leadership of the party.
Idi Barde Gubana, the deputy governor of Yobe State, has announced a sustained support at all levels of immunisation in the state.
Some senators, yesterday, dismissed projections of President Muhammadu Buhari’s N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal as unrealistic.
Egypt's prime minister warned on Tuesday his government would not allow protesters to spread "chaos" after small rallies erupted against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi last month.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the impact of hundreds of millions of dollars which international organisations claimed to have been spent on the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North East is “rarely” seen on ground.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is currently holding a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House.
The Ekiti State Government is proposing an amendment to the Gender Based Violence (GBV, Prohibition) Law, to provide for the medical castration of those convicted of rape, in addition to life imprisonment.