Tag: police

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 18, 2021

David Ntekim-Rex: Mother Nigeria, story of the ‘foolish ostrich’ | The #YNaijaCover

When the #EndSARS protests took off in October, the lives of young Nigerians and the brutish treatment they suffer in ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 3, 2020

What we gathered from the ‘Anini’ trend and the latest arguments

Fact, they say, is stranger than fiction. Whoever said this should have found a way to infuse the term ‘history’ ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 18, 2020

Cubana Chief Priest is latest Instagram celebrity to be arrested on allegations of fraud

With recent developments, it would seem like there is a stigma surrounding wealthy young men in Nigeria. This stigma is ...

EditorFebruary 25, 2020

Its been 3 years since #EndSARS began & we are no closer to reform

This week, footballer Tiamiyu Kazeem became the latest hashtag in a long and depressing string of abuses of power by ...

Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

The Late 5: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG; Deputy commissioner of police killed in Shiite, police clash | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG Following ...

Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Late 5: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN; Basiran replaces Shogunle as head of Police CRU – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 29, 2019

The YNaija Cover – Weekend Roundup

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 ...

Bernard DayoApril 1, 2019

Nigerians on Twitter are campaigning again on #EndSARS after another civilian death

Although the #EndSARS campaign on social media has dipped in and out of momentum, the hashtag is back in full ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 4, 2019

Just In: Dino Melaye turns himself in to police

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has finally surrendered himself to the police for arrest following an eight-day siege on his ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 18, 2018

Just In: Police occupy NASS complex, prevents workers entry

The Police have occupied the National Assembly Complex, with patrol vans barricading the main entrance to the complex, close to the Eagle Square. ...

tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Does Nigeria have anything to celebrate on International Human Rights day?

December 10th is globally recognised as the International Human Rights Day. The day set aside by the United Nations general ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 3, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: ‘It is the real me, I assure you’ – ...

tosin adesinaNovember 28, 2018

The crisis in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly needs to end now

The crisis rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as five suspended members ...

tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

Offa robbery: If Michael Adikwu is dead, where is Kayode Opadokun?

An article was written in June 2018 asking the Nigeria Police Force questions on the whereabouts of the principal suspects of the ...

tosin adesinaOctober 13, 2018

As the Shi’ites protest El-Zakzaky’s continued detention, we inch closer to violence

The continuous protest by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which comprises of the Muslim Shi’ite community in Nigeria ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2018

Who actually wants to ‘kill’ Governor Nyesom Wike?

“So, you think the federal government would want to kill you?” was the question, Cletus Ukpong, a reporter with Premium ...

tosin adesinaAugust 24, 2018

The Police is culpable in the death of the Tramadol kidnapping suspect

On August 14, 2018, a suspected kidnapper died nine days after he was paraded by the Ondo Police Command. According ...

Nwachukwu Ani AgwuAugust 18, 2018

Opinion: Police restructuring – A letter to the president

Your Excellency, as you know, the world didn’t start from order; it started from anarchy. The default state of human ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 17th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Dapchi ransom payment: Lai Mohammed’s integrity & the costs ...

tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

Samuel Ogundipe’s arrest proves the police won’t obey Osinbajo’s SARS directive

On Wednesday, Jones Abiri, a journalist and publisher of Bayelsa-based Weekly Source newspaper detained illegally for two years by the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2018

Yomi Shogunle is handling the call to #EndSARS in the worst way possible

If you have lived long enough in Nigeria and are conversant with happenings on microblogging platform Twitter, then you would ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2018

Just In: Police reportedly block Saraki’s convoy at his residence

The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly blocked the convoy of the senate president, Bukola Saraki. The Special Adviser to the Senate ...

tosin adesinaJuly 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abuja Police Killings: Fact or Farce?

On the third of July 2018 in a rather unusual manner, the Nigerian Police Force through the FCT commissioner of ...

tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

The Borno state Police protest is symptomatic of a country that lies even to itself

Much like Trump’s America, President Buhari’s approach to any public scandal is a mash of outright lies and public propaganda. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the NYSC member killed by the Police in Abuja

Police intimidation and brutality have become a big problem in Nigeria and while we mourn people who die from inadequate ...

tosin adesinaJune 28, 2018

CJN directive on Cells inspection, a good development that should have come earlier

The recent directive issued by the Chief Justice of Nigeria Honorable Justice Walter Onnoghen to Magistrates in the country to ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 31, 2018

Profile: Ibrahim Kpotun Idris is a problem, but he is entirely of our making

In November 2017, a report conducted by the World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI), and issued by the Institute ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 26, 2018

Dino Melaye has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, but should we write him off?

Jumping out of a moving truck is something you do when attempting an escape either from possible kidnappers or to ...

AzeezApril 23, 2018

The Late 5: Police, DSS lay siege to Melaye’s residence, Prince George welcomes baby boy, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye was arrested at the ...

AzeezJanuary 11, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari’s govt continues the blame game, NLC vs Police, and other top stories

These are top five stories around Nigeria, that you should be monitoring today. It seems that the administration of President ...

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