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None of the Arrested Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists have been Released- Leader of IGP’s Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, writes
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None of the Arrested Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists have been Released- Leader of IGP’s Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, writes

The Deputy Commissioner of Police and leader of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, has denied claims that some of the arrested bandits, Boko Haram terrorists and other criminals have been released. Abba in a post shared on his Facebook page on Thursday, June 10, challenged anyone with any evidence to back claims that the suspected criminals have been freed, should come forward with it. ''My Friends, These are some of the Bandits, Boko Haram Terrorist and other criminals we arrested. None of them have been released. If those keyboard warriors and Sympathizers of Criminals spreading False News that Bandits are not being arrested have any Evidence that one of the hundreds of arrested Bandits Shown above is released or Given Amnesty they should ...
50-year-old man arrested in Katsina for allegedly defiling two minors aged 3 and 5
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50-year-old man arrested in Katsina for allegedly defiling two minors aged 3 and 5

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Abdulkadir Abdulkarim, for allegedly defiling two girls, aged 3 and 5 years. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, May 31, said the suspect has confessed to the crime. "On 28/05/2021 the Command succeeded in arresting one Abdulkadir Abdulkarim, m, aged 50yrs of Dauki village, Batsari but now residing at Modoji Quarters, Katsina, who raped two minor girls of the ages of 3 and 5yrs. In the course of investigation, suspect confessed to have used his fingers in raping them. Investigation is ongoing." Gambo stated.
Delta Police Command Warns against Hoisting and Carrying of Biafra flag in any part of the state
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Delta Police Command Warns against Hoisting and Carrying of Biafra flag in any part of the state

The Delta State Police Command has warned against hoisting and carrying of Biafra flag in any part of the state. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who gave the warning in a statement on Sunday, May 30, said undercover police detectives have been deployed across the state for the purpose of arresting any one caught carrying Biafra Flag. "The Command is aware of the threat of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) and their intention of parading themselves in some parts of the state. "The Commissioner of Police Delta State who is determined to maintain peace in the state has urged officers and men of the state command to be on red alert, watchful, and deal decisively with the trouble shooters," the statement reads. "The CP therefore warns that on no ac...
Safaree and Erica Mena Reveal their House was Robbed; share Photos of the alleged Robbers Wearing their Stolen items
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Safaree and Erica Mena Reveal their House was Robbed; share Photos of the alleged Robbers Wearing their Stolen items

Safaree and Erica Mena's home was robbed over the weekend and they are asking for the public’s help to find the people who made away with their valuables. The couple took to Instagram to share CCTV footage of the robbers at their home. They also shared a photo of a man believed to be one of the robbers, wearing Safaree's chain that was fashioned in the image of his daughter, Safire Majesty. The chain was one of the items stolen from their home. The robber shared a photo of himself wearing the chain with a caption that reads, "This a celebrity chain. Don't ask how we got it." Safaree said there were 4 robbers and he offered $20,000 to anyone who can help with the arrest of the robbers. Erica also shared the same photos her husband Safaree shared and asked for help in...
Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid
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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

Bandits have threatened to kill the remaining students abducted from Greenfield University, Kaduna State. Recall that on April 18, the armed bandits stormed the school in the early hours of the day and abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff. Five of them have been killed by the bandits. In an interview with the Hausa Service of Voice of America (VOA), a leader of the bandit group who identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo, threatened that if the Kaduna State Government or their families fail to pay a ransom of N100 million as well as provide them with 10 brand Honda motorcycles by Tuesday, the remaining students would be killed. According to Jalingo, 17 students are in their custody, comprising 15 females and two male students. ''“We heard the utterances of the ...
Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV
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Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV

The Lagos State Police Command says its officers have arrested suspected armed robbers, Nnonyelu Kelechukwu, and Okongi Godspower, and recovered a stolen vehicle from them. A statement released by the command's spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, operatives attached to FESTAC Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), made the arrest on 29th April, 2021 at about 9am and recovered the vehicle. Adejobi said some community leaders in FESTAC  had informed the DPO that the suspects wanted to sell one unregistered Lexus 2004 SUV to one Anas at the rate of N1,000,000 and that they suspected that the vehicle must have been stolen. “The DPO and his team tracked down and arrested the suspects and the unregistered Lexus SUV was recovered to the station. The suspects have confessed tha...
I Have No Problem With EFCC Arresting Me – Okorocha
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I Have No Problem With EFCC Arresting Me – Okorocha

The embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said that there is nothing wrong for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arresting him to answer some questions arising from numerous petitions against him. This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday night by Okorocha’s Special Adviser (Media), Sam Onwuemeodo. The senator, representing Imo West Senatorial District in the Senate, also accused the Imo State government of fuelling his ordeal via petitions written against him to the anti-graft agency, noting that as a result, legal actions instituted against the commission were pending at various courts. The statement, which was released following the phone calls put to the Senate Committee Chairman on Culture and Tourism’s Media Aide, said: “We...
Indian police accused of brutalizing and killing Nigerian man
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Indian police accused of brutalizing and killing Nigerian man

The death of a Nigerian man identified as Leohand Lyeanyi has triggered a protest at Outer Ring Road near Vikaspuri, as the Indian police have been accused of having a hand in it. It was alleged that the 43-year-old Nigerian man died in West Delhi’s Tilak Nagar after an alleged brief interaction with a policeman in the early hours of Sunday March 28. The police however denied this by stating that initial medical examination did not reveal any visible external injuries, and had no link to his interaction with a policeman and a home-guard patrolling duty in the area. Urvija Goel, deputy commissioner of police (west) told newsmen that the police were in the process of arresting protesters who allegedly took part in the protest he described as "riot" near Vikaspuri, under the Tila...
Court Restrains EFCC From Arresting Ozekhome
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Court Restrains EFCC From Arresting Ozekhome

Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, from either inviting, harassing and threatening to arrest or detain a renowned constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, for criticising its former Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. Justice Ekwo gave the order while delivering judgement in a fundamental right enforcement suit filed by Ozekhome against EFCC. Respondents in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/324/2018, were the EFCC, Magu and one of its lead operatives, Abubakar Aliyu Madaki. By the suit, Ozekhome had claimed that EFCC continued to harrass him for being an outspoken critic of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of the anti-corruption war led by Magu. The court he...
Police Detain 3 OPC Operatives For Arresting Iskilu Wakili – OPC Leader, Adedeji Oluwole
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Police Detain 3 OPC Operatives For Arresting Iskilu Wakili – OPC Leader, Adedeji Oluwole

The Oodua Peoples Congress, on Sunday, said the men of Nigeria Police Force in the Oyo State detained three OPC operatives for arresting notorious Fulani warlord Iskilu Wakili, who has been accused of sundry crimes in the Ayete area of Ibarapaland in the state. The PUNCH had reported that farmers and residents of Ayete lived in perpetual fear of Wakili who was accused of displacing them from their farms. It was gathered that Wakili, who is said to be the leader of the herdsmen in Ayete worked with dozens of herders who are his disciples. Together with his battalion, they allegedly seized hectares of farmlands at Ayete, raped the women in the rustic town, and kidnapped their rich men for ransom. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Sunday, Adedeji Oluwole, the O...
DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo
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DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo

Ayodeji Adepoju said to be the Divisional Police Officer at Igbon Police Station in the Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State, has been accused of shooting and injuring an operative of the Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun on Friday February 12. The incident occurred after an aggrieved farmer filed a complaint with Amotekun operatives over the destruction of crops by cows brought to his farm in Gambari by Fulani herdsmen. However after some herdsmen reported the arrest to the DPO, he ordered the arrest of two operatives of the Amotekun Corps identified as Jenyo and Olatunji Mayowa for arresting the herdsmen, while insisting that Amotekun was not set up to arrest herdsmen but to go after armed robbers. After the Unit Commander of Amotekun in the area, Ar...
Court Grants Orji Kalu Leave To Apply For Order To Stop EFCC From Arresting Him
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Court Grants Orji Kalu Leave To Apply For Order To Stop EFCC From Arresting Him

Court grants Senator Orji Kalu leave to apply for an order prohibiting the Federal government , through the EFCC her officers, agents, privies and any other person or bodies driving authority from the Federal Republic of Nigeria, from retrying, harrassing and intimidating him with respect to the charges which he was convicted and sentenced. The court also ordered a stay of proceedings until the determination of the application Applicant granted 7 days to file his application and serve same on the respondent.
Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi
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Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday warned the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko to resign now rather than arrest Sunday Igboho. Kanu made the call as a swift response to the news making rounds about the arrest of Igboho over his quit notice to herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement, warned Ngozi to ensure nothing happens to Igboho and Yoruba youths rising up against herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu stated that “You are an Igbo woman so I expect you to be reasonable enough to know that Fulani IGP posted you to Oyo to superintend the arrest or possible killing of Yoruba youths in order to ferment enmity between the East and the West at this critical juncture in the history of the liberation of all indigenous peoples across Nigeria,...
FRSC To Start Arresting Motorists Making Calls While Driving
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FRSC To Start Arresting Motorists Making Calls While Driving

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command, yesterday, vowed to commence arrests and prosecution of motorists, who make phone calls while driving. FRSC said it had observed with dismay, the rampant use of phone by motorists while driving on the road. The Sector Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemide, who made this disclosure, said the corps had noticed a rising disregard of traffic and safety regulations, which forbid use of phone behind wheels. According to him, traffic laws are for the safety of all road users and efforts should be made by all motorists to only do those things that can make them stay alive. “We have noticed rising rate of infractions in phoning or use of phone while driving, non-use of seatbelt, rickety vehicles that are not road worthy, lane shunti...
How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks
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How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks

Nigerian singer Bez has reacted to report of security operatives arresting looters who vandalized properties across the country.   The singer in a tweet he shared wondered how it is so easy to find and arrest about ''500 looters'' without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years.   Bez tweeted;   How is it so easy to find, and arrest about 500 looters without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years?  
Traders In Computer Village Prevent SARS Officers From Arresting A Man (Video)
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Traders In Computer Village Prevent SARS Officers From Arresting A Man (Video)

An officer of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has been chased out of Computer village in Ikeja, Lagos State, by angry mobs for coming to arrest a shop owner illegally. However, the crowd seemed so furious as they were all fed up with constantly being harassed by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The SARS officer in the video shot just once in the air as he tried to disperse the crowd but that did not work too well for him as it even spurred the morale of the crowds as they began dragging him and throwing things on him. The SARS officer then proceeded to enter his car in an attempt to move away from the scene but the angry crowd followed him as they constantly kept on hitting his vehicle. Nigerians have had enough of SARS officers harassing them which led to them ...
FSARS Officials Arresting A Man In Edo Caught On Camera (Video)
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FSARS Officials Arresting A Man In Edo Caught On Camera (Video)

A video of suspected FSARS officials arresting a yet-to-be-identified man, hours after their activities were banned by the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has been shared online. Twitter user, Solomon Okonkwo who describes himself as a Human rights activist, shared the video online and said the incident happened this morning October 5 at Urora Junction, Benin City, in Edo state. Watch The Video As Obtained Below: https://mobile.twitter.com/MrSomtoOkonkwo/status/1313067416558153728
55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo
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55-year-old Man Hacked to Death by Unknown Persons in Imo

A 55-year-old man has been hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in Ahaba Orodo community area in Imo state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Ikeikwu Orlando, in a statement released today June 22, said operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Mbaitoli acting on a report earlier made to the station, moved to an isolated area around the Ahaba Orodo Community School and found the corpse of the 55-year-old man identified as Patrick Uchenwoke, in the pool of his own blood.   ''Operatives discovered that he had a deep machete cut at the back of his head, while a bicycle and bible was seen beside the corpse, thus suggesting that he must have been murdered while going or returning from church.'' the statement read Ikeokwu said the state Commissione...
Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP Spokesman’s Life is in Danger – CNPP Says
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Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP Spokesman’s Life is in Danger – CNPP Says

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has raised alarm over the safety of the spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, saying his life is in danger. Ugochinyere was reportedly arrested on Thursday, June 18 by the police in Abuja over the comments he made about the controversial Infectious Disease Bill. Ugochinyere had released a statement in May, condemning the bill and also alleging that some forces were planning to give the lawmakers some money to quickly pass the controversial bill. The House of Representatives denied the allegation and also invited him to come forward to substantiate his claim. He never did. The lawmakers said a warrant of arrest would be issued for him if he failed to appear before the house. Ugoc...
Malaysian Police Accused of Arresting a Nigerian Lady and Releasing 5 Chinese Men who Gang-raped her
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Malaysian Police Accused of Arresting a Nigerian Lady and Releasing 5 Chinese Men who Gang-raped her

The Malaysian police has been accused of arresting a Nigerian lady who filed a complaint against 5 Chinese men who gang-raped her and releasing the men after allegedly taking bribe. One of the Chinese men reportedly showed interest in the Nigerian lady identified simply as "Nicole" and they met at Changkat in Kuala Lumpur, before he allegedly took her to one of his father's hotel in the city. Unknown to the Nigerian lady, the Chinese men had plans to rape her. Upon reaching the hotel, she was allegedly beaten and taken to another location where the Chinese nationals called in their friends who gang-raped her without protection. Naked photos and videos of the lady were reportedly taken by the Chinese men who threatened to release it if she exposes them. Nicole was rescued after...
Court Extends Order Stopping Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole
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Court Extends Order Stopping Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, extended the interim order barring governor Godwin Obaseki from arresting the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole over his alleged indictment by a panel of inquiry. Justice Ahmed Mohammed ordered all the parties involved in the matter to stay action till June 29 when the court will hear a motion challenging its jurisdiction to entertain an application Oshiomhole filed for the protection of his fundamental human rights. Other Respondents in the matter are; Edo State government, the Attorney- General and Commissioner of Justice of Edo state, Chairman of the panel of inquiry, Justice J. Oyomire, the Inspector General of Police and the Department of State Service. It will be recalled that...
Doctor Killed and Burnt in Zamfara
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Doctor Killed and Burnt in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has launched an investigation into the gruesome murder of a medical doctor identified as Enoch Okpara. Okpara who was a consultant Obstetrics/Gynaecologist working at the Federal Medical Centre in Gusau, was found dead at his residence in Mareri area of the state capital on Saturday June 13. The remains of the deceased was found burnt beyond recognition after the church he worshipped in raised an alarm of him missing after not showing up for a programme on Saturday morning, which was quite unusual. It was gathered that the leaders of the church contacted some of his colleagues who tried his mobile phone number which rang repeatedly without response. His colleagues who suspected that something was wrong checked his apartment and saw his car park...
Court Stops Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole And Prosecuting Him
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Court Stops Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole And Prosecuting Him

A federal high court in Abuja has issued an interim order stopping Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, from arresting and prosecuting Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Oshiomhole is a former governor of Edo. In January, Obaseki had set up a panel to probe the construction of the Edo specialist hospital and supply of equipment for the hospital. In May, the commission led by James Oyomire had indicted Oshiomhole for breach of the state’s public procurement law while he was governor of the state. The commission recommended the arrest and prosecution of the national chairman. Oshiomhole in an ex parte application filed through his lawyer West Idahosa prayed the court to stop his arrest and prosecution on account of the Edo state panel ...
South African Policeman Prays Before Arresting Pastor Who Defied Lockdown
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South African Policeman Prays Before Arresting Pastor Who Defied Lockdown

Police officer prays for pastor violating Covid-19 lockdown rules before arresting him A SAPS officer has received praise after a video of him praying before arresting a pastor went viral. The pastor was arrested for holding a church gathering when mass gatherings have been prohibited during the lockdown, as declared by the president, which commenced on midnight Thursday 26 March. President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on everyone to stay at home to minimise the spread of the virus which has become a pandemic. Watch the video here:
Gunmen kill 11 Yansakai Security Men, Rustle over 1200 Cattle in Zamfara
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Gunmen kill 11 Yansakai Security Men, Rustle over 1200 Cattle in Zamfara

Unknown Gunmen, at the wee hours of Friday, stormed Katsira community, in Wanke district of Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara state, killed eleven members of a local security group, Yansakai, injuring many other people. Eyewitness accounts said the gunmen stormed the village and rustled over 1200 cattle and left the scene of the crime, saying that the Yansakai men decided to trail them to recover the rustled cattle. Speaking further, the villagers said as the Yansakai men cornered the armed bandits, there was fire for fire operation between the armed bandits and the Yansakai men which led to the death of the eleven of the Yansakai men. When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Mohammed Shehu confirmed the incident but said that only four people w...
My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru
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My Aides Stole Money in my Bedroom – Senator Ajibola Bashiru

Senator Ajibola Bashiru, the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District has revealed that his political aides stole money in his bedroom in December 2019. This is coming after he debunked claims of arresting 5 of his aides for stealing amounts "ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars". In a Facebook he shared, Bashiru wrote; “Many well-wishers have brought to my attention a campaign of calumny in the social media by some disgruntled elements that I caused five of my aides to be arrested over an alleged stolen amount ranging from N30 billion to N30 million and or 100,000 dollars, depending on their levels of fantasy.” However in an interview with The Nation, the Osun-born lawmaker revealed that  two of his aides were arrested because of the...
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Hack Four People to Death in Fresh Attack on Benue Community
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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Hack Four People to Death in Fresh Attack on Benue Community

At least four persons have been reportedly killed on Tuesday after gunmen launched fresh attack on Waya community in Jato-Aka of Kwande Local Government Area in Benue State. A member representing Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Bob Tyough, raised the alarm on Wednesday in a statement made available to newsmen in Makurdi. Tyough, who attached pictures of some victims to his statement, noted that he was shocked by the media comments credited to the Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Major General Adeyemi Yekini, who claimed that his team has ended insecurity in Benue and flushed out all criminals from the state. “I can authoritatively say that my people are still being attacked on daily basis by herdsmen militia. Just yesterday, four...
23-year-old Drug Addict  Stabbed His Parents To Death In Lago
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23-year-old Drug Addict Stabbed His Parents To Death In Lago

Michael Okhide, 23 is currently on the run after allegedly stabbing his parents, Barr. Clement Okhide and Toyin, to death on Tuesday in their apartment on Afeez Gbadamosi Street, Ejigbo, Lagos State His sister, Mary, who was found in the pool of her blood, was rushed to the hospital where she’s currently battling for her life. Although the exact reason for killing his parents could not be immediately ascertained as the Police said they were still on his trail. Residents, however, said it would not be unconnected with his uncontrollable urge to get some of the illicit drugs at all costs. One of the residents who described the 60-year-old late lawyer as a no-nonsense man, said “he had been warning his son against taking illicit drugs but he wouldn’t listen. There had been an ...
EFCC Speaks On Arresting Atiku Abubakar
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EFCC Speaks On Arresting Atiku Abubakar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged the general public to disregard report circulating (Not on MCI ) that the commission arrested former Vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. The commission in a statement made available to us said its attention has been drawn to an online report which claimed that the Commission on Thursday, January 9, 2020 arraigned former Vice President Atiku Abubakar before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos for an alleged fraud of N75.3biilion and wishes to state categorically that nothing of such took place. The Commission also wishes to state that no statement or press release emanated from the spokesperson of the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren to that effect as claimed in the report, nor was the...
South African Police Arresting Any Foreigner Without Valid ID And Papers
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South African Police Arresting Any Foreigner Without Valid ID And Papers

Happening Now! South African Police Arresting Any Foreigner Without Valid ID Card and Papers. The the xenophobic attacks in South Africa has taken a new dimension after Nigeria and other countries reacted in different ways. Now, South African police have stormed the road looking for foreigners without valid ID and papers. Any foreigner without these would be arrested and probably deported. Watch the video:   View this post on Instagram   #SouthAfrican Police Arresting Any Foreigner Without Valid ID and Papers. #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica #XenophobicAttacks A post shared by TheFamousNaija (@thefamousnaija) on Sep 5, 2019 at 4:25am PDT
Reason Why Police Ban Motorcycle Operators in Adamawa,
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Reason Why Police Ban Motorcycle Operators in Adamawa,

The Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has banned the use of motorcycles in the state. The command said in a press statement sent to the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Tuesday that the ban was informed by rising crime rate. The statement, which was signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Othman Abubakar, said the ban takes effect in all the 21 local government areas of the state till further notice. “This has become necessary because of the incessant use of such motorcycles in the commission of heinous crimes such as kidnapping, armed banditry, communal clashes and other criminal activities in the state,” the statement read. It added that the police would by the announcement ...
Gov. Akeredolu Gives Order as Police allegedly Arrest, Brutalise Ondo Varsity Students
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Gov. Akeredolu Gives Order as Police allegedly Arrest, Brutalise Ondo Varsity Students

Men of the Ondo State Police Command have been accused of arresting and brutalising students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA at random. It was gathered that on Thursday, Policemen drafted to the school to enforce the closure of the institution by the management went on rampage, arresting students and brutalized some students in the process. Recall that on Wednesday, the students had protested against the university’s management over the new policy of ‘No School Fees, No Test/Examination‘ introduced during the continuous assessment exercise at the CBT center. Subsequently, to forestall breakdown of law and order in the institution, management announced the closure of the school and directed that all students to proceed on compulsory mid-seme...
Man And His Friends Allegedly Beat Girlfriend For Not Giving Him Money
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Man And His Friends Allegedly Beat Girlfriend For Not Giving Him Money

A lady has taken to twitter to seek for help in arresting her boyfriend after he allegedly ambushed her with his friends for not giving him money he requested from her. Man and his friends beat girlfriend for not giving him money She gave his name as Darrell Johnson and stated that he and his gang allegedly left her for dead. She wrote: Yesterday I was brutally beaten by my boyfriend and his friends. He ambushed me in my own and left me to bleed to death. He did all of this all because I didn’t give him money for something!!! His name is Darrell Johnson, please RT this to find him y’all, help me. Yesterday I was brutally beaten by my boyfriend and his friends. He ambushed me in my own and left me to bleed to death. He did all of this all because I didn’t give him money for som...
Court Restrains Police From Arresting Ademola Adeleke Over Exam Malpractice
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Court Restrains Police From Arresting Ademola Adeleke Over Exam Malpractice

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Osun state governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, on Thursday obtained a court order, restraining the police from arresting him. Adeleke had approached a High Court of Justice in Ejigbo, Osun State, after the Police accused him of engaging in examination malpractice and summoned him. In granting Adeleke’s application, the court made an order restraining the police, “their agents or privies from taking any steps by way of arresting and or detaining the applicant that will infringe on the liberty and freedom of the applicant to prepare for and participate in the Osun State governorship election of the 22 day of September, 2018 and thereafter, pending the determination at the substantive application.” The announcement b...
Senators sue AGF, DSS, police over alleged plans to impeach Saraki
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Senators sue AGF, DSS, police over alleged plans to impeach Saraki

As the plot by APC to impeach Senator Bukola Saraki thickens, two PDP lawmakers, Senator Rafiu Adebayo and Senator Isa Misau, have filed a lawsuit against the Attorney-General of the Federation, the police, the Department of State Services, the Senate and seven others in order to stop any attempt to remove Saraki as Senate President. According to Punch, Senators Adebayo and Misau, who are supporters of Saraki and represent Kwara-South and Bauchi central senatorial districts respectively, instituted the fresh court action marked FHC/ABJ/CS/872/2018 before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday August 13th. Other defendants in the suit are: the majority and deputy majority leaders of the Senate, the Clerk of the Senate, the Deputy Clerk of the Senate, the Senate President, the...
Court Restrains Police, IGP, AGF From Harassing Saraki
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Court Restrains Police, IGP, AGF From Harassing Saraki

An Abuja High Court sitting in Jabi and presided over by Justice M. A. Nasir of Vacation Court 2, a  few minutes ago issued an order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation; Inspector General of Police; and the Nigeria Police force from interrogating, harassing, inviting, arresting and detaining the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. This is pending the hearing of the substantive matter filled by 10 human rights lawyers in suit number CV/2454/18 The court Issued the order while delivering ruling in the motion number M/8280/2018 brought by 10 lawyers, led by Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere for the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of the Senate President as guaranteed by sections 34,35,36, and 41 of the Nigerian Constitution and articles 2,4,5,6,10 and...
ICC To Rule If South Africa Broke Rules By Not Arresting Sudan’s Bashir
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ICC To Rule If South Africa Broke Rules By Not Arresting Sudan’s Bashir

War crimes judges will Thursday hand down an eagerly anticipated ruling on whether South Africa flouted international law by failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2015, wanted for genocide in Darfur. The landmark decision will serve as a blueprint for future cooperation between countries and the International Criminal Court, experts say. It will also highlight that the tribunal based in The Hague can only function with the support of its member states and the backing of the UN Security Council. “The ruling is… fundamental for future compliance,” said Carsten Stahn, international criminal law professor at Leiden University. A decision against South Africa “would send an important message that states cannot negotiate (their) legal obligations with the court,” he ...

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