NewsWits Logo
Browse 83 RSS-feeds from 43 newspapers in the world!
This is a news article from:
The Punch.

You will find the latest headlines from this newspaper on the right side of this page.

Police dismiss three officers for wrongful use of firearms

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday announced the dismissal of three policemen for allegedly shooting recklessly while on duty. The spokesman for the command, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the dismissal to newsmen, saying the policemen were dismissed after they were tried according to the laws and regulations of the Force. According to Oti, the […]
    This news article is about  
  • Police
Read article new tab on The Punch ©
Most Read News of The Punch:
Ex-Naval chief to sue herdsmen’s sponsors in Zamfara, Niger, others
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:25:13 +0100
SUCCESS NWOGU A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Samuel Afolayan (retd.), says he has contacted a Senior Advocate of Nigeria to take legal action against owners of the cows which destroyed vast acres of crops in the ex-naval chief’s farms in...
© The Punch
30 ways for married couples to enjoy sex in 2018 (I)
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:43:43 +0100
As usual, our ardent readers and faithful followers always ask for more. Due to this demand, I would love to teach you the best ways for couples to enjoy sex in 2018. Many couples, especially those about to wed, often ask me how they can have the best...
© The Punch
NBS inflation figure for December seems understated
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:17:34 +0100
Uche Uwaleke The latest Consumer Price Index report by the National Bureau of Statistics discloses that the CPI, which measures inflation, moderated to 15.37 per cent in December 2017 down from 15.90 per cent the previous month making it the 11th consecutive...
© The Punch
Will National Assembly deliver on its 2018 agenda?
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:15:17 +0100
Jide Ojo “Going into the New Year, I can only wish each and every one of us the best as we prepare for the task ahead. It is a crucial year. As you all know, this, in all probability, will be the last productive year before we go into the 2019 electioneering...
© The Punch
A plea bargain for tax defaulters
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:13:01 +0100
Lekan Sote The din of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme has almost petered out, replaced by the hysteria resulting from the killings of innocent farmers by cattle herdsmen that politically correct government agents insist are not Fulani....
© The Punch
Two killed, seven injured as bribe-seeking policemen cause accident
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:08:01 +0100
Samson Folarin Two motorcycle riders were reported dead and at least seven others injured after an accident on Adeboye Road, Odorasanyin, in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State on Tuesday. PUNCH Metro gathered that a team of policemen had mounted a checkpoint...
© The Punch
Gunmen kill NURTW leader’s aide, in Lagos
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:06:52 +0100
Samson Folarin The personal assistant to Alhaji Kunle Azeez, a leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, identified only as Ganiu, has been shot dead by gunmen in the Idumota area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that Ganiu (aka Piero),...
© The Punch
Pirates kill two policemen, injure ASP in Bayelsa
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:04:52 +0100
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Gunmen, suspected to be pirates, have killed two policemen and injured another cop, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, in a gun duel in Bayelsa State. It was learnt that the incident occured around 2am on Tuesday at Ogbia waterside,...
© The Punch
Man, girlfriend disguise as passengers, snatch cab
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:03:03 +0100
Afeez Hanafi The police in Lagos are on the trail of one Michael and his girlfriend for their alleged involvement in a robbery along the Lekki-Epe Expressway. The duo were said to be members of a gang that specialised in snatching cabs by disguising as...
© The Punch
Robbers kill medical doctor in Edo
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:01:49 +0100
Alexander Okere, Benin Gunmen, suspected to be highway robbers, have killed a medical doctor with the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State. The deceased, identified as Dr Ehidiamen Oaikhena, was...
© The Punch
Newborn baby’s head dumped beside Lagos canal
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:22 +0100
Residents and passersby along a canal opposite Babalola bus stop, Itire, Lagos State, gaped in horror as a severed head of a newborn baby was found beside the canal. It was gathered that the residents woke up to the gory sight on Monday. Many of them...
© The Punch
NNPC close to selecting financiers for refineries — Baru
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:55:59 +0100
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is inching closer to choosing financiers for the Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited and Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company...
© The Punch
Sanusi, Mangal can’t stop Oando’s forensic audit – Group
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:54:29 +0100
The Oando Shareholders Solidarity Group has said the intervention of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in the face-off between the company and one of its aggrieved shareholders cannot stop a forensic audit planned by the Securities and Exchange Commission....
© The Punch
FG eyes Diaspora to deepen broadband penetration
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:50:04 +0100
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government has concluded plans to tap into Nigerians living in the Diaspora in a bid to surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration set in the National Broadband Plan by the end of the year. The Minister of Communications,...
© The Punch
Senate panel orders audit of Total’s $16bn Egina project
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:48:58 +0100
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Investigation of the Local Content Elements and Cost Variations of the $16bn Egina Offshore Oil Project has ordered that the accounts of the project be audited. The committee said the audit was to ensure...
© The Punch
© 2018 | 1.88 | 7