In a memo signed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin), Professor P. Okon, dated August 10, 2021, addressed to the university community, the management of the university decried the prevalence of what it called “obnoxious and abhorrable acts of sorting, extortion, and sex for grades/sexual harassment” among teaching staff.
Sunday, who resides at Sabon Gari Quarters Kano, is standing trial on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and extortion.
He was arrested following a report by one Gloria Ogunnupebi, who reported at the Obalende divisional headquarters Ijebu Ode, that in May 2021, she received a message from a strange foreign number via a voice note on her WhatsApp that she should send the sum of N200,000 or else her nude picture would be uploaded on social media for public consumption.
Oduyoye disclosed that the Officer in question is a recent 2019 recruit who has not gained much experience on the job.
The suspects: Samuel Oyegbule, 52; Olayiwola Thomas, 53 and Kola Taiwo, 47 allegedly claimed they were working with Oshodi-Isolo Local Government.
They were alleged to have extorted a sum of N153,000 from one Sheriff Adedigba who was traveling from Abeokuta to Lagos.
The three policemen namely: Inspector Sunday John, Sgt. Jimoh Asimiya and Sgt. Solomon Adedapo, allegedly forcefully extorted the said amount of money from the complainant while he was travelling from Abeokuta to Lagos.
Ale also said that many unlicensed private drilling operators have begun charging exorbitant fees for their services to the detriment of Nigerians.
The police charged Adebayo, who resides opposite abattoir gate, Gwagwalada, FCT, with criminal conspiracy and extortion.
The four men: Afolayan Nurudeen (41), Fowowe Oluseyi (40), Kayode Olaleye (47) and Muibi Babatunde (50), who were arraigned on a four count charge, pleaded not guilty when their plea was taken.
The women spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Kaduna at the venue of the disbursement.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno had on Monday alleged that security personnel, including soldiers, were collecting money from travellers on major roads in the state to the detriment of their duties.
Umahi, who made the announcement at the old-Government House complex while addressing #EndSARS protesters, said that any form of road blocks would no longer be tolerated anywhere in the state.
The spokesman of the Command, Superintendent of Police Olumuyiwa Adejobi, revealed this in a statement.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ayetuntun is between Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area Lagos State and Ado-Odo, Ota in Ogun.
The Corps Public Education Officer, ACM Bisi Kazeem, in an interview on Thursday in Abuja, said that FRSC would not hesitate to punish any personnel found extorting driver’s licence applicants.
Olagunju, in a statement by Deputy Route Commander Terry Hoomlong, the Acting Zonal Public Education Officer, also vowed to prosecute erring motorists to improve safety on the roads in the zone.
The visions of John B. Abang, the new Anambra State Police Commissioner, to rid the State of criminal activities and terror gangs may not take long before their fruition.
Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, says he is committed to tackling vices such as sex for marks, extortion and other unethical conducts in the institution.
Pat Emeordi, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Plateau State, who retired from service on Tuesday, has advised the corps’ personnel to desist from extorting monies from motorists.