Policemen in Nigeria frustrating my coming home — UK based Nigerian raises alarm

•Alleges trumped up charges, extortion •As UK court throws out police request for extradition Bankole Ogunowo By Evelyn Usman For some years now, a United Kingdom based Nigerian entrepreneur, Mr Bankole Ogunowo, has had his dreams of visiting home to see his aged mother and relatives shattered, owing to allegations of trafficking in persons levelled…

Why Forensics?

By Avril Eyewu-Edero Forensics is simply put as the application of scientific procedures to matters of law. So, rather than just listening to testimonies, which are great, science can explain to the court issues like who committed a crime (DNA, Fingerprint), when the crime was committed (Determine time of death through forensic entomology), what happened…

How we killed rivals in Lagos: Chilling confessions of cultists

Suspect By Evelyn Usman It was a harvest of the arrest of over 400 criminal suspects that have been terrorising Lagos State. Among them were robbery suspects, suspected kidnappers, self-confessed fraudsters, traffic robbers and cultists who confessed to belonging to different confraternities. Cult activities In Lagos State, one of the security challenges confronting the Police…