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IGP Squad Arrests Boko Haram Kingpin

IGP Squad Arrests Boko Haram Kingpin

Umar, one of the deadliest and most wanted Boko Haram leaders, has been arrested by the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Unit (IRT). Umar is believed to be the mastermind of the Kuje and Nyanya, Abuja Bombings Of 2015. The suspect was also fingered in the killings of several policemen in Abuja and civilians […]

Police Brutality In Zimbabwe – Woman Bashed, Prevented From Filing Report

Police Brutality In Zimbabwe – Woman Bashed, Prevented From Filing Report

A woman from Harare’s Epworth suburb has narrated how she was recently brutalised for unknown reasons by a group of police officers whose colleagues have since blocked all her attempts to file a formal report over the abuse. Yeukai Mapurisa, a vendor from the sprawling township, told NewZimbabwe.com Tuesday that the ordeal happened on the […]

Oyo Shuts School After Deadly Clash

Oyo Shuts School After Deadly Clash

The Oyo State Government on Monday closed the Community Grammar School, Olodo, Ibadan after deadly violence there. It was gathered that violence occurred during the school hours last week which later claimed one life. The decision to close the school was announced through a statement emailed to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday by the acting permanent […]

South African Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

South African  Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

The South African Police Service in Lulekani outside Phalaborwa have launched a massive manhunt for the suspect who broke into the house of an elderly woman and raped her. It is alleged that the elderly woman of around 90 years old was raped while sleeping in her house, on 2018-09-30. The suspect intruded into the […]

UN Bars Nigerian Policeman For Sexually Exploiting A Woman

UN Bars Nigerian Policeman For Sexually Exploiting A Woman

A Nigerian policeman who served as a UN peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sent home and barred from peacekeeping after an investigation found he had sexually exploited a woman, a UN spokesman said Tuesday. The allegations against the Nigerian national date back to February and March 2017, but the woman later […]

Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members Of Swiss Ship

Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members Of Swiss Ship

Twelve crew members of a Swiss commercial ship have been taken hostage by pirates who attacked the vessel as it sailed off the coast of Nigeria. Massoel Shipping said in a statement Sunday that the ship MV Glarus, with 19 crew on board, was attacked as it was carrying wheat from the Nigerian commercial capital […]

DCI Employs 16 Detectives To Help Solve Murder Of Sharon Otieno

DCI Employs 16 Detectives To Help Solve Murder Of Sharon Otieno

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has sent a team of 16 detectives from the Homicide Investigation Unit, the Special Crimes Prevention Unit and Serious Crime Units to investigate the abduction and subsequent killing of a university student. Director of Criminal Investigations, George Kinoti, said investigations into the murder of Sharon Otieno were at an […]

Female Police Officers Should Handle Rape Cases – Bheki Cele

Female Police Officers Should Handle Rape Cases – Bheki Cele

Speaking in Tshwane on Friday at an academic dialogue on femicide at the University of South Africa, Cele said male officers were not always suitable for the handling of cases involving women and children. “I want to increase the number of officers who deal with rape cases to be women instead of men,” said Cele. […]

Osinbajo Meets IG As Policemen Protest In Maiduguri

Osinbajo Meets IG As Policemen Protest In Maiduguri

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting came shortly after the news broke that some policemen were protesting against non-payment of their allowances in Maiduguri, Borno State.  It was, however, not clear if Idris was summoned over  the […]

3 Slaughtered By Herdsmen, 10 killed By Bandits In Fresh Kaduna, Benue Attacks

3 Slaughtered By Herdsmen, 10 killed By Bandits In Fresh Kaduna, Benue Attacks

No fewer than 13 persons have been killed in fresh attacks in four villages in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, and Ukemberagya community, Gaambe-Tiev council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. While 10 were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari communities on Tuesday, three others were slaughtered in Benue by herdsmen, yesterday. In […]

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