AROTILE : Gani Adams calls for proper investigation ,says death suspicious

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams,has urged the Federal Government to properly investigate the gruesome murder of Nigeria’s first female combat Helicopter Pilot,Tolulope Arotile, saying the death was suspicious. Adams, in a statement on Thursday, by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, described the late Arotile’s death as a personal loss, especially, to the Yorubas. While condoling with the family of the deceased, Iba Gani Adams also urged the International Community, the United Nation,European Union, United States and Britain to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death…

TIAMIYU KAZEEM : IGP orders DIG FCID to take over investigation       ….sues for Calm

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), DIG Anthony Ogbizi to, with immediate effect, take over investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Late Mr. Tiamiyu Kazeem in Sagamu, Ogun State on 22nd February, 2020. The IGP gave the order today, 24th February, 2020 while reviewing daily reports of major crime incidents across the country. ​Meanwhile, the IGP while commiserated with the family and friends of the deceased, calls for calm and assures that…

Ogbu: NUJ FCT Demands Investigation, Prosecution

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has expressed sadness over the death of Mr. Alex Ogbu, and also demanded for in-depth investigation into the circumstances leading to the tragic death. The NUJ FCT in a statement by its Chairman, Emmanuel Ogbeche, on Thursday, said it has become a pattern for journalists covering protest in Abuja to be targeted resulting in tragic outcomes. “It is heart-rending to know that yet another journalist was felled in this seeming unending orgy of bloodletting in Abuja and other parts of the country. We…

Senate Commences Investigation Into Alleged court invasion by DSS operatives

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate the recent alleged invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS). The Upper Chamber waded into the matter on Thursday during plenary following a point of order raised by Senator Opeyemi Bamidele (APC, Ekiti Central). Recall that operatives of the Service were alleged to have invaded the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on December 6, 2019, to re-arrest the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore,…

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: DPA Asks NASS To Conduct Public Hearing on Abuse of Prosecutory Power by Police

The Due Process Advocates Foundation (DPA) has asked the National Assembly to conduct holistic public hearing on continuous abuse of prosecutory power by Nigerian Police which was uncovered by Investigation carried out by Fisayo Soyombo. Fisayo Soyombo an investigative journalist spent two weeks in detention ,five days in a Police cell and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison to track corruption in Nigeria’s criminal justice system, beginning from the moment of arrest by the Police to the point of release from prison. The Group made this known in statement…

IGP Orders Investigation On Alleged Assault By Senator Abbo Elisha On A Nigerian Woman

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged assault on a female Nigerian by Senator Abbo Elisha. The IGP specifically directed the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, CP Bala Ciroma to provide a personal and round-the-clock supervision of every facet of the investigation, including the Forensic analysis of the video currently in circulation as well as the actions and inactions of the Policeman seen in the video footage. IGP Adamu while…