Connect with us

Security matters

Shocker as Police Beat Onitsha-based Lawyer to coma

Published

on

On Saturday, an Onitsha-based lawyer, Jacob Obasi, was reportedly beaten to a coma by officers of the Anambra State Police Command.

The lawyer was said to have been beaten due to his intervention in an attack on a citizen by the police in the area.

In a statement by the Onitsha NBA chairman, Ozoemena Erinne,  the lawyers said they had taken up the matter to ensure that the officers involved would not go unpunished.

The statement read in part, “The Branch was reliably informed that the only offense committed by O.J. Obasi Esq, was, as a concerned citizen, attempting to intervene when he sighted a citizen being pummeled by some police officers in uniform, at Osuma Bus stop, Awka Road, a few meters away from his law firm.

“The intervention to stop the beating up and brutalisation of a fellow Nigerian obviously irked the overzealous police officers, who mercilessly pounced on him, and viciously attacked him, including hitting him with the butt of their gun.

“He is currently undergoing treatment at the General Hospital, Onitsha, for aggravated bodily injuries sustained in the process. In view of the above, the premier bar has vowed to urgently take up this matter, and indeed had taken some immediate steps, to serve as a deterrent to other police officers and men, and as well, serve the purpose of formal justice.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Inside Nigeria

2 Lecturers Escape Kidnappers Den.

Published

on

Two lecturers abducted six days ago by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Kaduna, have reportedly escaped from their captors.

The lecturers, who are biological brothers and indigenes of Kebbi State, were abducted six days ago at Mahuta in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Adamu was the first to be abducted by the gunmen, while Umar, who later went to deliver N2 million and a brand new motorcycle as ransom for the release of his brother, was abducted after the bandits collected the ransom.

The Spokesperson of Kebbi Indegenes Resident in Kaduna and Garkuwan Wakilin Sarikin Zurun Kaduna, Garba Muhammad confirmed this development on Sunday, 17 Nov., 2019. He further said that the two siblings have escaped from their kidnappers and arrived the palace of Wakilin Sarkin Zurun Kaduna and were received by the Wakili.

Garba, also disclosed that after paying additional N3 million as ransom, the kidnappers made a fresh demand of N10 million before they would release the lecturers.

According to him, the fresh N10 million demand could not be met. He added that it was with the assistance of security agents that the two lecturers escaped.

Confirming their escape yesterday in a statement, Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, assured the families and members of the public that the perpetrators of the crime would be apprehended and brought to  justice.

“Today 17/11/2019, at about 11.51 a. m., the Command received information from the family of the two kidnapped lecturers: Adamu Chonoko from Ahmadu Bello University and Umar Chonoko from Kaduna Polytechnic that, the duo have managed to escape from the den of their kidnappers.

Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ali Aji Janga, while rejoicing with the families and friends of the victims, assures the families and members of the public that, the perpetrators of this crime will be apprehended and be brought to face justice.”

Continue Reading

Inside Nigeria

Man Stabs Sex Workers To Death in Lagos

Published

on

The Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a man for allegedly killing a sex worker in a hotel in Surulere.

Babatunde Damilare who is said to be a regular at Edo Hotel, Atan Street at Empire area of Surulere Lagos, had attacked one of the sex workers, Elochukwu with a knife following an argument over the price of a round of sex.

However, during the argument, Babatunde stabbed Elochukwu severally on the neck which led to her death.

A witness, Wasiu explained that Babatunde, who is a regular at the hotel, stabbed the sex worker with a kitchen knife, He further explained that he also attacked two other men who tried to stop him from fleeing the scene.

The Police Command Spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana said while confirming the incident that the suspect has been arrested by the Homicide detectives led by the Divisional Police Office Surulere Police Station, CSP Adebayo Adeoya and that the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at Mainland Hospital morgue in Yaba for autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing and the suspect will be charged to court.

Continue Reading

Inside Nigeria

Update: Cult Clash Claims Five in Kogi Varsity- police confirms.

Published

on

Police in Kogi State on Wednesday, 06 Nov., 2019 confirmed that five (5) students were killed in the State’s University.

In a statement, the Command Public Relations Officer, DSP WIlliam Aya in Lokoja made it clear that five (5) students lost their lives and not thirteen (13) students as earlier reported.

He listed the casualties to include;

Justice Keke, a 300-level student of Physics Department who was killed in the campus after a theatre production on November 1st, He also said that a yet to be identified corpse was found in an uncompleted building behind the university on November 2nd.

DSP WIlliam Aya further stated that Abdrulraman Usman, a 200-level student of History Department was killed at his father’s lodge on November 3 and also on November 3, two corpses, identified as that of Oloruntoba Godwin, a 400 level student of Geo/Planning Department and Ajileye Richard, a 200 level Accounting student, were seen inside the bush behind Harbor Bay Hotel.

” The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Akeem Busari, had urged the citizens to disregard the misleading reports and assured the people the Force readiness to provide a secure environment for all”

Continue Reading

Security matters

Rapist Escapes Police Grasp into Ebonyi Govt House

Published

on

On Tuesday, a 19-year-old man, Ojukwu Chika, escaped the firm grasp of policemen in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

The suspect, our correspondent gathered, first appeared in court on Tuesday, for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.

It was further gathered that he escaped into the premises of the Government House in Abakaliki and the policemen searched for him to no avail until another security personnel on duty inside Government House spotted him and handcuffed him.

The security personnel, it was learnt, demanded to know his mission and where he was headed for before handing him over to the police.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Edet Effiong, said the accused committed the offence for which he was to be first arraigned on October 16, 2019, at Umoghara village in the Ezza South Local Government Area of the state.

He was re-arraigned on Wednesday before the Abakaliki Magistrates’ Court on one count of unlawful escape from police custody.

According to the police prosecutor, the offence is punishable under Section 135 (a) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009.

The first charge read, “That you, Ojukwu Chika, on October 16, 2019, at Umoghara village in the Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, in the Abakaliki Magisterial District, did have an unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 34 (2) of the Ebonyi Child Right Law and Related Matters, 2010.”

The new charge read, “That you Chika Ojukwu, on October 29, 2019, at the Abakaliki Court gate in the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did unlawfully escape from police custody, while being taken to court for arraignment, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 135 (a) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009.”

The Chief Magistrate, Ruth Nwali, directed that the case file be transferred to the Director of Public Prosecutions in the state for necessary action.

She remanded the accused in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Abakaliki, and adjourned the matter till December 30, 2019, for hearing.

Continue Reading

Advert

Recent Posts: New York News & music netowrk-nynn.com

Cicely Tyson: BET And CBS News To Honor the iconic legend With Primetime Special

Cicely Tyson: BET And CBS News To Honor the iconic legend With Primetime Special

BET, in partnership with CBS News, announced a new primetime exclusive special honoring the life and legacy of iconic actress Cicely Tyson. Hosted by CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King, “BET + CBS News Present Cicely Tyson: In Her Own Words” will feature extended excerpts from one of the legendary actress and fashion model’s last […]

Rest in peace, Ernest Azuzu, 37.

Rest in peace, Ernest Azuzu, 37.

Ernest Azuzu finally gave up the ghost, and now his colleagues and fans are posting his obituary. He was only 37 years old and one of Nollywood’s best. We didn’t do enough to help this man when I ran a story on his falling health last year. It’s sad how we allow men and women […]

A strange Inauguration eve: why this night’s so different-AGU writes.

A strange Inauguration eve: why this night’s so different-AGU writes.

Earlier in the day, I saw the incoming President, Joe Biden, wept openly. I equally saw a woman, a staunch member of Qanon, who said President Biden would be arrested and won’t be sworn in as the President.

Trump Pardons Lil Wayne and other Rappers

Trump Pardons Lil Wayne and other Rappers

Trump’s final act in office is the pardoning of so many people including rappers. The plan to pardon Young Money boss, Lil Wayne has been put in motion. Yesterday, the 18th of January, Trump’s administration put in place, article No. 45, as stated by media giant Bloomberg. The news was leaked by an anonymous source […]

Bow Wow Encourages Coronavirus Infections – Social Media Users

Bow Wow Encourages Coronavirus Infections – Social Media Users

The infamous Bow Wow has been under fire from social media users for performing at a packed crowd show in a Houston club on Friday. Twitter users called the superstar all sorts of names for encouraging the spread of the virus which has killed over 200,000 people so far. The Houston club promoter Larry Morrow […]

Yeezy Sues Former Intern $500,000

Yeezy Sues Former Intern $500,000

Yeezy, the clothing brand owned by the famous rapper and producer Kanye West has sued its former intern Ryan Inwards for $500,000. The Yeezy brand claimed the former intern shared confidential information about the company on social media, after signing a nondisclosure agreement before his internship. The lawsuit which was filed on Friday in a […]

My Husband Held a Gun to my Head Twice – Dr Dre’s Wife

My Husband Held a Gun to my Head Twice – Dr Dre’s Wife

Famous rapper and producer Dr. Dre who is currently hospitalized due to Aneurysm has been slammed by his wife, Nicole Young for allegedly holding a gun to her head on two occasions during their 25year old marriage. Nicole filed for divorce from the Beats Co-founder, Andre, and the legal documents detailed her long abusive ordeal […]

YFN Lucci Wanted for Felony Murder in ATL

YFN Lucci Wanted for Felony Murder in ATL

American rapper, singer, and songwriter Rayshawn Lamar Bennett, professionally known as YFN Lucci is presently wanted by the Atlanta police department for allegedly shooting a man to death. Lucci has been slapped with multiple charges including possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, participation in criminal street gang activity, aggravated assault, and […]

Spanking New: Sia Features Burna Boy in a Track Titled Hey Boy

Spanking New: Sia Features Burna Boy in a Track Titled Hey Boy

African Giant crooner Burna Boy, has been on a winning streak this wee year, following a spillover of success from 2020, which saw the release of his latest album, Twice as Tall, another Grammy nomination, and collaboration with Wizkid. On Monday the 11th of January, 2021, Australian superstar Sia, announced via her Instagram account, a […]

NBA Youngboy Welcomes 7th Child, from Yaya Mayweather this Time

NBA Youngboy Welcomes 7th Child, from Yaya Mayweather this Time

In late October 2020, Floyd Mayweather confirmed his daughter, Yaya, was expecting a child with NBA YoungBoy. “I just want the best for my daughter. Always want the best. If that makes her happy, then we’re happy. Me and her mother are happy. But what I try not to do is get in her personal […]

Advertisement
Advertisement

Emma Agu Playlist.

Trending

%d bloggers like this: