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Civil Defence Arrests 50 Herdsmen for Bearing Arms
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Civil Defence Arrests 50 Herdsmen for Bearing Arms

50 herdsmen have been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for bearing arms. Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi disclosed this on Wednesday April 7 while presenting licences to private guard operators. Audi said some of the arrested arms-bearing herdsmen are into cattle rustling and kidnapping. They were reportedly arrested in Ekiti, Borno and Cross River states. He said; “We arrested 50 illegally armed herdsmen and realised that some of them are into cattle rustling and kidnapping. “The armed herdsmen were arrested in Ekiti, Borno and Cross River states and in some other parts of the country."
Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos
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Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a notorious leader of the Aiye cult group, Segun Ezekiel, for allegedly killing the rival Eiye cult group leader in Bariga area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the arrest of the cult leader in a statement on Saturday, April 3, said the suspect has allegedly been terrorising the entire Bariga area. "The police operatives attached to Bariga Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Segun Ezekiel, m, 24, leader of Aiye Confraternity in Bariga Area, on 31st March 2021, for firing and killing one Taye Gbalagbala, m, 30, the alleged leader of the Eye Confraternity in Barija, on 28th March 2021," he stated. "The suspect has been alleged to be a notorious cult lea...
Police Leave CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, Arrest Trader For Assault
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Police Leave CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, Arrest Trader For Assault

The FCT Command of the Nigeria Police Force has failed to arrest the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, who was caught on video allegedly assaulting a security guard, Clement Sargwak, around Banex Shopping Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja, on Monday. However, it was learnt that a trader, Peter Onyuike, had been arrested by the Department of State Services and then handed over to the police for allegedly assaulting the CCT chairman while other traders are being hunted. A document made available to The PUNCH on Friday showed that the police were investigating traders for criminal conspiracy, joint act, assault, criminal force, and mischief. In a letter with reference number CR:3000/FCT/X/D15/Vol which was addressed to the company in charge of security at the plaza, the ...
The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK
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The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria is the "plan by some hardliners in the Federal government to kill or arrest" Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho. Igboho has been pushing for the actualization of Oduduwa republic, a country for South Westerners. He was also in the news for the eviction notice he gave Fulanis residing in the Southwest region. FFK in a post shared this morning, said Igboho has committed no crime and that it will be counterproductive for the government to arrest him. Read his post below ''I will say this just once. The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan by some hardliners in the Federal Government to kill, arrest or detain my friend and brother Chief ...
50-year-old Fake Lawyer Arrested in Ogun
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50-year-old Fake Lawyer Arrested in Ogun

A 50 year old man, Azeez Agboola, was on Wednesday, March 31, arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for unlawfully parading himself as a legal practitioner. The suspect, a resident of Oko Afor area of Badagry Lagos state, was arrested while appearing as a counsel before Chief Magistrate B.I Ilo, at the chief magistrate court Agbara. A statement released by the command's spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that his presentation in court aroused the suspicion of the chief magistrate who invited the police to arrest him for proper interrogation in order to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer. ''Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the Dpo Agbara division SP Dahiru Saleh, and he confessed that though he read law in the university, he has no...
Police Arrest Three Oyo Hunters For Killing & Burning Of Fulani Huts
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Police Arrest Three Oyo Hunters For Killing & Burning Of Fulani Huts

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three local hunters in connection with the murder of three people and the burning of Fulani huts on March 14. The arrested hunters were identified as Karimu Yusuf, Isaac Isaiah and Sunday Isaac. They were alleged to have stormed the Fulani huts to retaliate for the killing of a farmer on March 12. The farmer was reportedly attacked by Fulani robbers, who still killed him after his wife was able to give them N25,000. The following day, March 13, another man escaped death by the whiskers, as he was also attacked by suspected Fulani herders, sustaining injuries. The state police spokesman, Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the arrest of the three suspects. Fadeyi said the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Dep...
Lagos Police Arrest 3,921 Suspected Armed Robbers, Cultists, Others
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Lagos Police Arrest 3,921 Suspected Armed Robbers, Cultists, Others

At least 3,921 suspected armed robbers, cultists, murderers, hoodlums and COVID-19 violators have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Police Command, Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu said on Monday. He said the suspects were arrested between mid-January and Monday, adding that 241 arms, 273 ammunition, 31 stolen vehicles, 187 motorcycles and 10 tricycles were recovered during the period. Odumosu gave the statistics while giving details of achievements recorded by the Command within the period under review. Of the numbers arrested, Odumosu said 258 were suspected armed robbers, 451 cultists, 101 murder suspects, 1,592 alleged hoodlums, 997 COVID-19 violators and 535 traffic offenders, adding that 3,258 have been charged to court with 1,107 convicted and fined. He said the co...
Lagos Police Arrest Gay, Rapist With Nude Pictures, Videos Of Victim
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Lagos Police Arrest Gay, Rapist With Nude Pictures, Videos Of Victim

The police operatives attached to Makinde Police Station, Oshodi, have arrested one Jane Otubo, m, 28, of No 3, Eniola Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, a food stuff trader, who hails from Enugu State for alleged homosexuality on 18th March, 2021. The suspected gay had invited one Francis Azeez, m, who resides at Gwagwalada Area of Abuja and paid for his transportation fare to his place in Mafoluku, promising to assist him to establish a business. But trouble broke out when Otubo made frantic attempts to have unlawful canal knowledge of the invitee who had spent a week with him. The guest, Francis, who resisted him, made efforts to escape to Abuja in the morning when he was assaulted severally by the suspect. This attracted the neighbors' attention who eventually informed the Police. The ...
Police Raid Initiation Ceremony In Delta; Arrest Scores Of Suspected Cultists
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Police Raid Initiation Ceremony In Delta; Arrest Scores Of Suspected Cultists

The Delta State Police Command has arrested sixteen suspected cultists from an initiation ground raided in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. Focus Naija can report that the suspects were arrested during a raid at Obogba village bush following a tip-off. According to a press release dated 15th March, 2021 and signed by the command’s acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. EDAFE BRIGHT, the Special Anti-Cult Unit, SACU swung into action leading to the arrest of fifteen male suspects, one female suspect and recovery of a Toyota Camry from the initiation ground. The statement reads in part; “5. On the 13/3/2021 about 2330hrs – 0230hrs of date information received that a cult group called Aye confraternity will be having initiation of new members t...
Katsina Police Arrest Father And Son Who Specialize In Shop Breaking And Theft
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Katsina Police Arrest Father And Son Who Specialize In Shop Breaking And Theft

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a father and son who specialize in shop breaking and theft. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters on Friday, March 12, said they confessed to have stolen the recovered items from Kaduna and Jigawa states. "On the 11/3/2021 at about 0300hrs base on a tip off the command the command succeeded in arresting one Sani Kabir alias ‘m’ of Tashar Fulani village, a notorious criminal that specializes in shop breaking and theft," SP Isah stated. "He was arrested at Malufamshi town alongside one Abdullahi Kabir ‘m’ with a Golf III Station wagon with registration number FTA 281 XB loaded with the following stolen items including 15 bags of maize, 16 brand new bundles of shadda, 32 women...
Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State
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Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State

Some dare-devil armed robbers attacked a new generation bank in Okuku area of Osun state today, March 11. Osun state police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the incident said the Commissioner of Police in Osun, Wale Olokode has led a team of operatives to the scene of the incident for possible arrest of the armed robbers. The number of people killed or injured in the robbery attack is yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.  
Those Calling for my Arrest are Clowns – Sheikh Gumi
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Those Calling for my Arrest are Clowns – Sheikh Gumi

Prominent Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi has described those calling for his arrest over his meetings and plea for dialogue with bandits, as clowns. In an interview with Daily Post, the cleric who noted that he’s not the first to hold dialogue with bandits, added that government officials also attend his meetings with the bandits. Gumi said; “Even the Kaduna State governor dialogued with them, Zamfara governor dialogued with them. “I’m not the first person that started dialoguing with them (bandits). I only added value, and I find them to be religious; religion is the only thing that teaches you that blood has sanctity. So this is the religious angle. I’m trying to gather them and teach them that there is sanctity to life. They cannot kill, rape and so on. This is the addition...
Wakili’s Arrest: Fani-kayode Doing The Bid Of His Northern Paymasters – OPC
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Wakili’s Arrest: Fani-kayode Doing The Bid Of His Northern Paymasters – OPC

Following the claim by a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s that the kidnap warlord, Abdullah Iskilu-Wakili, being interrogated by the police was not the most dreaded Wakili terrorising Igangan and its environs, Oyo state coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Comrade Rotimi Olumo, said Fani-Kayode ‘s claim on Wakili was untrue and a misinformation taken too far. The OPC chieftain described the former minister as a spoiler, agent of destruction, and political featherweight that is reputed for changing narratives and misinforming the public. Olumo, while reacting to the former minister’s claim that the kidnap kingpin apprehended and handed over to the police on Sunday was not Wakili, said Fani-Kayode utterances merited no response but because it came at a t...
FBI arrests American man suspected of being part of US capitol riots after he’s deported from Kenya
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FBI arrests American man suspected of being part of US capitol riots after he’s deported from Kenya

The FBI has arrested an American linked to January's deadly riots at the US Capitol in Washington DC  after he was deported from Kenya. Isaac Sturgeon, 32, of Dillon, Montana, has been summoned to a court in New York after he arrived at JFK airport over the weekend. Sturgeon is charged with seven counts including shoving a metal barricade into police officers during the riot. He has been released on a $250,000 (£181,000) bond. According to the New York Post, which saw the documents, Mr Sturgeon was deported from the country after an arrest warrant was issued by the FBI. He had been staying in Kenya since 24 January, and was planning to return to the US in April, according to court documents. Recall that in January 6, a mob loyal to Donald Trump stormed the Congres...
We Monitored Wakili’s Activities For Months Before His Arrest – Gani Adams
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We Monitored Wakili’s Activities For Months Before His Arrest – Gani Adams

Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland on Monday refuted the claim that members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) arrested an elderly man called Iskilu Wakili in a Fulani settlement at Kajola, in Ibarapa area of Oyo State. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Aare Adams described Wakili as a criminal who masterminded and coordinated several kidnap operations in the area before his arrest. He said Wakili only pretended as if he was blind after his arrest to arouse sympathy despite all the atrocious acts he and his gangs have committed for years. According to him, after his arrest, Wakili who was in Ogun state two weeks ago to purchase animal feeds for his cows walked by himself without support from anyone from his house to the vehicle where he was kept f...
Four Men Killed In Ibarapa After Arrest Of Fulani Warlord, Wakili — Gani Adams
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Four Men Killed In Ibarapa After Arrest Of Fulani Warlord, Wakili — Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has raised the alarm over the killing of four men at Idiyan village, Igangan, Oyo State by men believed to be Abdullah Iskilu Wakili's men. The four men were hacked to death around 2 am on Monday at the village. Two of the men killed were said to be members of the community police in the area. Adams, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, said the four men were killed in the most gruesome manner, adding that the audio and pictorial evidence at his disposal indicated that the killers had been terrorising the village and its environs. They have also collected over 800 million naira as ransom from their captives. He said, "Wakili's men have displaced more than a million residents in the over 10 vill...
Gani Adams Condemns Arrest of OPC Members
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Gani Adams Condemns Arrest of OPC Members

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland and founding member of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams has condemned the arrest of members of the group by the Oyo state police command. LIB reported earlier that members of the group were arrested by the police in connection to an alleged arson attack which led to the death of a woman while they were trying to arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin, Iskilu Wakilu. Adams who told newsmen that he suspects the OPC members were arrested based on order from above, said stakeholders will not allow insecurity in Yorubaland to degenerate to the level of monumental tragedy ravaging the Northeast and Northwest. He noted that major breakthroughs recorded by the police in Oyo State were through the cooperation of the local security outfits, including ...
Soldiers Arrest 5 Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifles In Abuja
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Soldiers Arrest 5 Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifles In Abuja

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected Fulani armed robbers in the Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with two vehicles containing locally made guns. SaharaReporters learnt that the Fulani suspects were nabbed by troops of 176 Battalion, Gwagwalada, during a stop and search operation at the entrance of Kuje Area council on Thursday. It was gathered that the men were arrested inside two Golf cars with the weapons, after credible intelligence was given to the troops on duty. A source said the suspects were still undergoing interrogation after which they would be handed over to the police for prosecution. “The Fulani men were rounded up by troops of 176 Battalion during the routine stop-and-search in the Kuje area. They hid several locally mad...
Police Raid Anambra Homosexuals’ Hotel Party, Arrest Scores
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Police Raid Anambra Homosexuals’ Hotel Party, Arrest Scores

The police in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday arrested scores of homosexuals in the area. It was gathered that, following a tip off, the police raided a hotel in the area where the homosexuals where celebrating a party. A police source said, “The officers arrested an undisclosed number of them, mostly men of different age brackets.” An indigene of the community who coroborated the police source said, “The homosexuals were holding a party at the facility when trouble ensued, leading to invitation of policemen from Ukpo Police Division. “The suspects attempted fleeing from all directions in the hotel when policemen arrived, leading to destruction of ceilings and other items in the facility. “The suspects were taken to the Police Anti-cult Office in Ukpo for ...
Gani Adams Commends OPC, Ibarapa Joint Security Team Over Arrest Of Wakilu
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Gani Adams Commends OPC, Ibarapa Joint Security Team Over Arrest Of Wakilu

Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams on Sunday applauded the joint efforts of all the security operatives in Ibarapa on the arrest of most dreaded and notorious Kidnap kingpin, Abdullah Wakilu in a joint operation today. The joint team of Ibarapa security operatives, including OPC, Vigilante and other groups had arrested Wakilu and three others after several attempts culminating in a gun battle. Wakilu was nabbed barely seven days after his second-in-command, Isiaka Muhammadu, was arrested alongside four others, by the Oyo state chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress on the directives of the Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams. He was arrested around 7am on Sunday, and had been handed over to the Divisional police office, Igbo Ora, Oyo s...
COVID-19: Police Arrest Pretty Mike For Cubana Club Operations
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COVID-19: Police Arrest Pretty Mike For Cubana Club Operations

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a socialite, Mike Eze, aka Pretty Mike, for allegedly facilitating operations at the Cubana Nightclub in the Victoria Island area of the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, while parading 172 persons arrested for violating COVID-19 protocols during a raid on the nightclub, had ordered the arrest of the nightclub owner. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed Eze’s arrest, said the socialite, who was a consultant for the club, allegedly facilitated its operations on the day it was raided by the police. Adejobi said, “We picked him as a consultant for Cubana club. He allegedly facilitated the operations of the club on that day and he will be charged to court. We have our findings th...
Pep Guardiola Predicts Barcelona’s Future as Bartomeu is Arrested
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Pep Guardiola Predicts Barcelona’s Future as Bartomeu is Arrested

  The Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has that said that his former club, Barcelona will get back to the top soon. Guardiola stated this while reacting to arrest of former president of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, a development he described as “an uncomfortable.” Bartomeu slept in jail on Monday as part of an investigation into ‘Barcagate’ at Camp Nou. “It’s an uncomfortable situation but I hope it will finish well,” Guardiola said at his press conference. “He’s already innocent until the court proves he is guilty. “Only I’m concerned is that in one week we’ll have a new president. “It’s a difficult situation at Barcelona but the new man needs to have the courage to lead in the next years. As many people as possible can vote and lead the best club in th...
I Will Arrest Politicians Sponsoring Banditry In Zamfara – Governor Matawalle
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I Will Arrest Politicians Sponsoring Banditry In Zamfara – Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has vowed to arrest any politician who enters the state with the intention to use thugs to forment trouble. According to him, there is nobody that can claim to be above the law of the land, vowing that he had drawn a battle line with the enemies of peace in the State. Governor Matawalle disclosed this at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital when the Nigeria Governors’ Forum’s delegation led by Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State visited him over the release of 279 school girls in Zamfara State kidnapped last Friday. “These power drunk politicians cannot stay in Abuja, Kaduna or anywhere in Nigeria and be instigating crisis and be sponsoring terrorism in the state, killing thousands of innocent citizens of the sta...
Police Arrest Over 200 at Cubana Night Club for Violation of COVID-19 Protocols
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Police Arrest Over 200 at Cubana Night Club for Violation of COVID-19 Protocols

No fewer than 200 clubgoers and workers were arrested at popular Cubana Night Club in Lagos for an alleged breach of COVID19 protocols on Saturday, February 27. Detectives attached to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Monitoring Team stormed the club in the early hours of Saturday to make the arrest after receiving a tipoff that a large crowd gathered at the club house. Confirming the arrests, the spokesman of the Lagos state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the IGP Monitoring unit will soon hand the arrested persons to the command where they will be paraded by the state Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu.
SSS Confirms The Arrest and Detention Of Ganduje’s Ex-Aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai
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SSS Confirms The Arrest and Detention Of Ganduje’s Ex-Aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai

There were fears that Mr. Yakasai could also disappear into thin air just like another critic of government, Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata. Authorities of the State Security Services have confirmed that Salihu Tanko Yakasai, a former aide of Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje is in their custody. The announcement follows heightened apprehension in the polity following the declaration by the Kano office of the SSS that it was not aware of the arrest of Mr. Yakasai, otherwise known as Dawisu on Twitter. The whereabouts of Mr. Yakasai who was picked in a Gestapo style became a subject of controversy as the government initially kept mum on the arrest. Commentators on social media feared that Mr. Yakasai could also disappear into thin air just like another criti...
Tanko Yakasai Confirms Arrest Of His Son, Salihu Tanko Yakasai
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Tanko Yakasai Confirms Arrest Of His Son, Salihu Tanko Yakasai

Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, father to Kano Governor, Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai has confirmed that his son has been arrested for calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Following the news of the abduction of the students of the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday, Salihu had questioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, government’s effort to protect its citizens, thereby calling for the resignation of the President. The elder statesman did not, however, mention the very security outfit where the governor’s aide is being detained. Yakasai said his son was arrested since Friday when he went to the barbing saloon. Yakasai said, “He is in the custody of security...
Salihu Tanko Yakasai Not In Our Custody – DSS Denies Arrest Claims
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Salihu Tanko Yakasai Not In Our Custody – DSS Denies Arrest Claims

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting the Media Aide to Governor Ganduje of Kano State, Salihu Tanko Yakasai over his comments against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, had called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to either deal with bandits in the country or resign. A report then emerged on Saturday that he has been arrested. But the DSS State Director, Muhammad Alhassan told DAILY POST that, “we have not arrested or even invited Salihu, don’t forget he is our friend, sometimes, he advises us on issues of critical Security situations in Kano”. Tanko had on Friday through his Twitter page, while reacting to the abduction of students at Government Girls’ Secon...
DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho
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DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied attempting to arrest Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. Some security personnel allegedly attempted to arrest Igboho on Friday. However, in a statement, DSS denied that they made a grab for Igboho. In the statement by Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer, DSS described the reports as “misinforming” and “fake”. The statement read: “The Department of State Services wishes to refute the news that it attempted to arrest one Sunday Igboho, today (Friday), at Ibadan, Oyo State. “The said news is misinforming and should be taken as fake and, therefore, be disregarded.”
DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK
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DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says there was an attempt by security forces to arrest activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho on Friday. “I just spoke to my brother Sunday Igboho. He told me there was a violent attempt to arrest him this afternoon by a joint team of soldiers, DSS operatives & policemen numbering about 40 on the Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst he was on his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos,” he tweeted. Mr Fani-Kayode condemned the alleged attempt to arrest the activist. “I condemn this attempt to ambush& abduct him. It is not only reckless but also very dangerous. If the security agencies want to see him all they need to do is to invite him to their office. I am not aware of any crime that he has committed & I urge restraint on all...
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
He Asked For it – Woman Says after Being Caught Sleeping With a 13-year-old Boy
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He Asked For it – Woman Says after Being Caught Sleeping With a 13-year-old Boy

  A  yet-to-be-identified Greendale woman has been arrested after she was caught red-handed having sex with a 13-year-old boy at the teenager’s parents’ home in Houghton Park, Zimbabwe. The minor’s mother got the shock of her life when she returned home on Tuesday February 23, and caught her son being sexually abused by the woman. ­She immediately called the police, leading to the arrest of the accused. Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest and also disclosed that investigations into the case were already underway and details will be released in due course. Nyathi said; “­The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the arrest of a woman alleged to have been caught having sex with a minor in Houghton Park." Upon being intervi...
Police Arrest Perpetrators Of Abayi Police Station Attack
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Police Arrest Perpetrators Of Abayi Police Station Attack

The Police in Abia State Command successfully neutralised (4) four attackers, arrested (8) eight persons and recovered arms and ammunition from hoodlums who carried out an unprovoked attack on Abayi Police Station, Aba in Osisioma Ngwa LGA of Abia State in the early hours of 23rd February, 2021. It is worth noting that the hoodlums numbering about two hundred persons, armed with AK47 rifles and matchetes invaded the station and set part of it ablaze with the aid of petrol bombs and other explosives. Following the attack, two officers, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP Vincent Gonze and Sergeant Emmanuel Okoronkwo unfortunately paid the supreme price. The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu NPM mni commiserates with the family and friends of the deceased officers....
Police Arrest Woman For Trying To Sell Her Baby For ₦40,000 In Ebonyi
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Police Arrest Woman For Trying To Sell Her Baby For ₦40,000 In Ebonyi

A woman believed to be a commercial sex worker has been arrested by the police in Ebonyi state for allegedly trying to sell her baby for N40,000. The 32-year-old woman identified as Victoria Chukwube, was arrested while trying to sell her four-month-old baby boy to raise money to start a business of selling drinks. Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah said Chukwube was arrested following a tip off. Odah said; “So her name is Chukwube Victoria, she told us she is a commercial sex hawker and that she has this baby which she carrying. “She said if she leaves here she would continue to look out for prospective buyers. “But we tried to talk to her and to make her see the value of being a mother, but she refused. “She even told us that if we allow her to go home...
Malawian Police Issue new Warrant of Arrest for Prophet Bushiri and his Wife
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Malawian Police Issue new Warrant of Arrest for Prophet Bushiri and his Wife

The Malawian police has issued a new arrest warrant for controversial millionaire Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Prophetess Mary Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering. Recall that after Malawian authorities stopped members of the Prophet's family from leaving the country for Kenya, the police stormed his home but could not find him and his wife, Mary. National Police spokesperson James Kadadzera confirmed the new warrant of arrest that was issued to fugitive Prophet Bushiri and his wife to Malawitalk. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services spokesperson Martin Gongolo, also said that the police stopped Bushiri’s family from traveling because they were suspecting that the preacher and his wife were fleeing the country and wanted to send their chil...
Okorocha’s Arrest: We Shall React Fully To The Situation – Ex-Governor’s Aide, Sam Onwuemeodo
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Okorocha’s Arrest: We Shall React Fully To The Situation – Ex-Governor’s Aide, Sam Onwuemeodo

A former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday alleged that the governor of the State, Hope Uzodinma, attacked him with “more than 1000 thugs”. Okorocha and three of his political associates were on Sunday arrested by the state police command after he and his supporters together with armed policemen, Soldiers, and the personnel of National Security and Civil Defence Corps stormed Royal Spring Palm Estate, Owerri, and unsealed it. The Estate was linked to his wife, Nkechi Okorocha. The state government through the State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Physical Planning, Enyinnaya Onuegbu, had on Friday supervised the sealing of the Estate. Okorocha’s spokesperson, Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement on Sunday, alleged that the governor’s Special Adviser on Special ...
Police Put Italian ex-footballer Luigi Sartor Under House Arrest for Growing 106 Marijuana plants
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Police Put Italian ex-footballer Luigi Sartor Under House Arrest for Growing 106 Marijuana plants

  A former Italian football star, Luigi Sartor, who played for AS Roma, Parma, Juventus and Inter Milan, has been put under house arrest after police allegedly found him growing marijuana. Reports from Italian media say Sartor and Marco Mantovani, both aged 46, were found growing 106 marijuana plants at Sartor's mountain cottage. The police raid took place on Friday in Lesignano Palmia, south-west of Parma in northern Italy. The plants when mature could have produced 2kg (4.4 pounds) of marijuana. According to police they grew suspicious when the cottage's power supply was doubled and its lights were seen to be on at night. They stopped Sartor's car which smelled the same distinctive marijuana odour that was detected outside his cottage. It's not the first...
#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG
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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG

The Lagos State Government has said that the state Commissioner of Police will be asked to give an account of what happened at Lekki Toll Gate, venue for the planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests on February 13. The State Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo said this while reacting to reports of some of the arrested protesters being dehumanized and assaulted by the police. Onigbanjo who cited breach of COVID-19 protocols and fear that the exercise could go out of hand as part of the offences of those arrested in an interview on Channels Television, maintained that government has no problem with residents exercising their fundamental rights to freedom of expression or participation in peaceful protests. He added that if the action of the protesters is seen to result in...
Lekki Toll Gate: Arrest Bala Mohammed, Abbas, Not Protesters – HURIWA
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Lekki Toll Gate: Arrest Bala Mohammed, Abbas, Not Protesters – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemn the clampdown and arrests of peaceful protesters at the controversial Lekki Toll Gates in Lagos State. The National Coordinator of the rights group, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, said on Saturday in Abuja that the conspiratorial silence of the Nigerian Police and the Department of States Services to the open backing of armed herdsmen by Bauchi State governor Bala Mohammed and the call for arms by the Kano State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Abbas, is condemnable, especially that the Federal government is showing double standards and gross violations of human rights of protesting citizens who are law abiding and peaceful threatens constitutional democracy. HURIWA which compares the curren...
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It’s Shameful To Arrest, Arraign Protesters But Pamper Terrorists – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the arrest, humiliation, and trial of #OccupyLekki protesters on Saturday, as a sad reminder of what Nigerians went through in the hands of military dictators. The Lagos State Chairman of the PDP, Adedeji Doherty, reacted to the occurrence, in a release on Sunday, titled, “#OccupyLekki: Lagos PDP slams Sanwo-Olu over arrest, humiliation of protesters, demands discontinuation of their trial.” The chairman said, “It is a shameful irony that a government that is pampering terrorists could send policemen armed to the teeth against civilians who only expressed their displeasure over a government decision. “Lagosians will never believe that a time will come in the state when citizens’ rights to peaceful protests will be muscled by a suppose...
Lagos Police Arrest 76 At A Birthday Party And 40 Others
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Lagos Police Arrest 76 At A Birthday Party And 40 Others

POLICE PRESS RELEASE, LAGOS STATE COMMAND, DATED 13TH FEBRUARY,2021 *Impound 136 Vehicles For Breaking Curfew* In its bid to consistently enforce COVID-19 protocols in the state, the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday 13th February at about 1am, arrested seventy six (76) suspects at a birthday party violating COVID-19 protocols. The Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division of the command, led his team on enforcement of COVID-19 protocols including 12 midnight to 4am curfew when he got wind of the gathering at Lavender court, Jakande close Oniru Victoria Island Lagos. Those arrested at the party included: 1. Popoola Michael 2. Adeyemo opeyemi 3. Ramon salami 4. Kareem Akeem 5. Balogun Nurudeen and 71 others. The Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Division, also ...
Olumide Akpata Condemns Arrest Of Lekki Toll Gate Protesters
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Olumide Akpata Condemns Arrest Of Lekki Toll Gate Protesters

The images & footages of the unlawful actions of the Nigerian Police at the Lekki Tollgate Lagos are truly shocking. The @NigBarAssoc condemns the brazen disrespect for the fundamental rights of unarmed citizens who are merely exercising their rights to peaceful protests. We are currently working together with members of our Association to ensure the release of those detained. At the moment, we understand that the detainees are spread across Panti, Adeniji and Ikeja Police Stations and that they are currently being denied access to their Lawyers. This is totally unacceptable and we call on the Police to immediately release them or allow them unhindered access to their lawyers. For Protesters who do not have legal representation the @NigBarAssoc is setting up a team of volunte...
Adamu Garba Condemns Arrest Of OccupyLekkiTollGate Protesters
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Adamu Garba Condemns Arrest Of OccupyLekkiTollGate Protesters

Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba has condemned the arrest of peaceful protesters by men of the Nigeria Police at the Lekki toll gate on Saturday. Some #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters stormed the toll gate today, to protest against the planned reopening of the Lekki toll gate following alleged killing of protesters on October 20, 2020. However, officers at the scene, were seen in trending videos arresting and putting some protesters in a Black Maria. Speaking in reaction to the arrest, Garba argues that so long as they are not causing inconvenience to other citizens, then they have the right to protest peacefully as permitted by law. Taking to his Twitter account, the APC chieftain wrote; ”In as much as the #EndSARS protesters are not blocking the way for other citiz...
Falz Reacts To The Arrest Of Mr Macaroni And Others At #OccupyLekkiTollGate Protest
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Falz Reacts To The Arrest Of Mr Macaroni And Others At #OccupyLekkiTollGate Protest

Rapper Falz has reacted to the arrest of popular Instagram comedian, Mr Macaroni and many other #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters by the police. In an Instagram post he shared, the singer stated that the arrest of the protesters showed the Nigerian government is not concerned with upholding the country's democracy or the Rule of Law. Falz said that the show of force by the police was meant to make the protesters fear for their lives. He added that while there is nothing to lose at this point, the Nigerian government should be ready for the consequences of these actions. He wrote; @mrmacaroni1 and a number of other innocent Nigerians have just been arrested at the Lekki Toll Gate for exercising their fundamental human right to protest. The Nigerian government has shown by thi...
Nigerian government has shown by this senseless act that it is not concerned with upholding our democracy – Falz react to arrest of Mr Macaroni and others
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Nigerian government has shown by this senseless act that it is not concerned with upholding our democracy – Falz react to arrest of Mr Macaroni and others

Rapper Falz has reacted to the arrest of popular Instagram comedian, Mr Macaroni and many other #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters by the police. In an Instagram post he shared, the singer stated that the arrest of the protesters showed the Nigerian government is not concerned with upholding the country's democracy or the Rule of Law. Falz said that the show of force by the police was meant to make the protesters fear for their lives. He added that while there is nothing to lose at this point, the Nigerian government should be ready for the consequences of these actions. He wrote; @mrmacaroni1 and a number of other innocent Nigerians have just been arrested at the Lekki Toll Gate for exercising their fundamental human right to protest. The Nigerian government has shown by th...
Buhari Orders Arrest, Prosecution Of Illegal Arms Bearers
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Buhari Orders Arrest, Prosecution Of Illegal Arms Bearers

President Muhumaadu Buhari has ordered arrest and prosecution of all illegal arms bearers in the country irrespective of their ethnic affiliation. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, yesterday disclosed this on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme monitored by our reporter. Daily Trust had exclusively reported on Sunday that proliferation of arms was fuelling insecurity across the country. Adesina said the president has zero tolerance for criminal elements and would not harbour anyone found wanting by security agencies. “The president has always held the stance that anyone seen carrying a gun unlawfully should be arrested and tried regardless of where he comes from,” he said. On the efforts of the Presidency towards bringing an end to the herdsmen’s crisis, A...
Woman, two Others Arrested for Kidnapping in Delta
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Woman, two Others Arrested for Kidnapping in Delta

Police have arrested a female cook and two men in connection with the kidnapping of one Emmanuel Piopio, at Agbarho in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that kidnappers ambushed the victim last Sunday along Ekwerhe road and whisked him away to an unknown destination in his Lexus ES350 saloon car with registration number KWL 663 BB. It was said that the hoodlums later contacted one of his family members demanding ransom for his release. A senior police officer at the Agbarho police station, who confirmed the arrest and subsequent rescue of the victim to Vanguard on Tuesday, February 9, gave the names of the two male suspects as; Ogaga Champion from Ododegho community and Evans Emogariemu from Oruorakpo community all in Ughelli North local gover...
We Did Not Rescue Or Arrest Young Mothers In “Abuja Human Milk Factory” – Police
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We Did Not Rescue Or Arrest Young Mothers In “Abuja Human Milk Factory” – Police

The Nigeria Police, FCT Command has dissociated itself from an article which went viral, suggesting the Command had rescued 115 young mothers and arrested their captors. The FCT Police Command on Tuesday dissociated itself from the viral article trending in some sections of the social media suggesting that the Command arrested or rescued one hundred and fifteen (115) young mothers from a ‘ human milk factory’. A statement by ASP Yusuf Mariam, Public Relations Officer of the Command said, “The Command wishes to categorically state that there is no record of such incident or operation in the Command. “However, the Command is soliciting for useful information from members of the public on occurrence of the ‘ incident”. “While urging residents to remain calm, law-abiding and co...
Two Suspects Arrested for Killing a Vigilante in Kano
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Two Suspects Arrested for Killing a Vigilante in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the brutal murder of a vigilante in Bebeji Local Government Area of the State. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, February 5, said the culprits killed Ibrahim Shuaib and made away with his motorcycles, phones, and money. "On the 29/01/2021 at about 0250hrs, unknown gunmen went to Gidan Diraman Village, Kwanar Dangora, Bebeji LGA, Kano State and killed a Vigilante, one Ibrahim Shuaib, ‘m’, of same address and took away two (2) Unregistered Boxer Motorcycles, two (2) Handsets and unspecified amount of money," DSP Kiyawa said.   On receipt of this complaint, the outgoing Commissioner of Police Kano State Command, AIG Habu A...

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