Day: May 14, 2019

Failure to investigate Ganduje; EiE sues EFCC

A civil society organisation in Nigeria, Enough is Enough (EiE), has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court Abuja against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over its failure to investigate the bribery allegation against Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Other defendants in the suit include Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian police. “The matter first came up for hearing on May 10th and has been adjourned to May 24th. We are committed to demanding that all who choose to serve and are elected into public office must be held accountable...

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Police Nab Six Serial Motorcycle Snatchers

A suspected gang of six members who specialize in snatching motorcycles have been arrested by the police in Ondo state following an investigation into their criminal activities. The suspects are Sola Tosin, Lamidi Lucky, Ojo Are, Kayode Ademola, Abiola Jamiu and Abudu Oguleye. They were nabbed after they robbed one Dare Akinjogunla of his “Bajaj Motorcycle” at Ikare junction in Owo, Owo Local Council Area. The suspected six serial motorcycle snatchers also engage in armed robbery and are said to attack unsuspecting victims on the the Owo/Ikare road using dangerous weapons. Undie Adie, Commissioner of Police in Ondo State...

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Lagos Police Commissioner: Not Everybody With Tattoo, Dreadlocks Is Cultist

Zubairu Muazu, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, has warned its officers to desist from arresting anyone on the basis of having dreadlocks or tattoos. Muazu, who was speaking at an event in Lagos, also said the Nigeria Police Force is constantly training and re-training officers to ensure every personnel actions is within the confines of the law. He said: “We have been sensitizing and talking to our police officers that not everybody you see on dreadlocks is a cultist. Some are born with dreadlocks. “If I feel like tattooing my hand, why not, I have the right to do...

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