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“Iyabo I’m Having Restraint not to Hit you” Yomi Fabiyi Threatens Violence on Iyabo Ojo as he Shares Message Claiming She Apologised to him
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“Iyabo I’m Having Restraint not to Hit you” Yomi Fabiyi Threatens Violence on Iyabo Ojo as he Shares Message Claiming She Apologised to him

Yomi Fabiyi has released a message he claims he received from Iyabo Ojo to show the world that she allegedly apologized to him privately on WhatsApp. The actor, who has been steadfast in defending Baba Ijesha since he was detained for alleged child molestation, also threatened Iyabo Ojo. This comes after Iyabo filed a lawsuit against him, seeking 100 million Naira in damages for a post he made, claiming that she promised to kill Baba Ijesha if he's released on bail. To show that he's unfazed by the suit, he shared a screenshot of Iyabo's putported WhatsApp message apologizing for exposing him to cyberbullying. He said that's he has evidence that she admitted to cyberbullying him. He added that he's making a great effort to restrain himself from hitting Iyabo. He also sai...
Shoppers Fighting for life as knifeman goes on a stabbing spree in New Zealand Supermarket
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Shoppers Fighting for life as knifeman goes on a stabbing spree in New Zealand Supermarket

Three shoppers are fighting for their lives after a knifeman went on a stabbing spree at a Countdown Supermarket in Dunedin, New Zealand on Monday, May 10. Eyewitnesses said there was chaos as a knifeman injured several people in Dunedin before walking into a police station next door. Three of those stabbed are in critical condition. The alleged attacker was arrested after the horror unfolded at 2.35pm local time, NZ Herald reported. Police have praised the bravery of shoppers who intervened to confront a man in the "random attack". Southern police district commander Paul Basham told reporters police responded within minutes. Officers found four people with stab injuries and the alleged offender, who had been detained by members of the public. He praised the br...
Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video
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Police Arrests Bribe-seeking Officer in Viral video

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the bribe-seeking police officer seen in a viral video that was shared on Saturday, May 1. The video showed the officer asking for a bribe from a man who he stopped for driving without a tint permit. In a tweet posted on its handle, the Police complaint unit said the erring officer has been arrested. ''The officer who was seen in this viral video behaving in an unprofessional and corrupt manner, has been identified, arrested, disarmed and detained for further investigation and disciplinary action. Ekiti PPRO.''
I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released
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I knew this would happen, hence I have been pushing for this case to be brought to Abuja – Actress Tonto Dikeh reacts to report that Baba Ijesha could be released

Actress Tonto Dikeh has reacted to report of actor Baba Ijesha possibly being released on Friday April 30, by the police who have said that investigation into the case shows the actor did not defile the victim. LIB reported earlier that a police source who spoke to Punch said the ongoing strike action by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has prevented courts in the state from sitting and in turn prevented the police from arraigning the suspect. The police source said Baba Ijesha could not be detained indefinitely without trial. The police source had also told the publication; The CCTV footage has been assessed and nowhere was it captured that Baba Ijesha defiled her. The footage only showed him touching the victim’s body but it never showed him having any sexual int...
CCTV Never Showed Baba Ijesha Defiling the Victim. He May be Released on Friday – Police Source Says
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CCTV Never Showed Baba Ijesha Defiling the Victim. He May be Released on Friday – Police Source Says

There are indications that embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, who was recently arrested over allegations of molesting a minor, may be released from custody on Friday, April 30. A police source who spoke with Punch said the ongoing strike action by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has prevented courts in the state from sitting and this has prevented the police from arraigning the suspect. The police source said Baba Ijesha could not be detained indefinitely without trial. The source added that investigation into the case shows the actor did not defile the victim, adding that when she was questioned, the victim confirmed the same. The senior police officer said “There was no case of defilement, people are just talking out of sentiment...
Nigerian man Released after 40 days in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre
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Nigerian man Released after 40 days in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre

The 33-year-old Nigerian man who was detained at an immigration centre in Malaysia for 40 days, is finally a free man. LIB reported that Simon Adavize Momoh, who has been married to a Malaysian auditor, Low Kar Hui, for the past eight years and has a valid visa, was arrested at a roadblock in Cheras, Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor in the early hours of March 15, 2021 on suspicion of drink-driving. The Shah Alam High Court on Friday, April 23, ruled that the detention of the Nigerian national for 40 days to be unlawful and ordered him to be released. High Court judge, Datuk Ab. Karim Ab. Rahman had ruled that the detention was in violation of Article 5(4) of the Federal Constitution, which requires a non-citizen to be presented before a magistrate within 14 days from th...
Nigerian man Faces Deportation after One Month in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre Over Drink Driving Offence
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Nigerian man Faces Deportation after One Month in Malaysia Immigration Detention Centre Over Drink Driving Offence

A 33-year-old Nigerian national detained at an immigration centre in Malaysia for the last one month, has been served a deportation order despite having paid his fine for a drink-driving offence, his lawyer said on Thursday, April 15. Aimon Adavize Momoh, who has been married to a Malaysian auditor, Low Kar Hui, for the past eight years and has a valid visa, was arrested at a roadblock in Cheras, Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor in the early hours of March 15, 2021 on suspicion of drink-driving. He pleaded guilty in court the same day, paid the RM12,000 fine, and his wife was told he would be released at 5pm However, he was taken to the Kajang prison and later transferred to the Semenyih immigration detention centre where he has been since then. Authorities previously...
Horrific School Shooting in Tennessee Leaves ‘Multiple victims’
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Horrific School Shooting in Tennessee Leaves ‘Multiple victims’

A suspect has been detained after a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. A police statement confirmed that the shooting in Knoxville left one male victim dead and a police officer injured. The statement added that a possible suspect had been taken in for questioning. The officer, who has not yet been named, is expected to survive after being shot at least one time at Austin-East Magnet High School. Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon confirmed that she spoke to the officer, and that he is expected to be OK, but will need to undergo surgery. Kidcannon said that the officer was in "good spirits." The Knoxville Police Department confirmed that "officers responded to Austin-East Magnet High School on the report of a male subject who was possibl...
How I Was Put In Same Cage I Urinated In For 2 Days —  Man Detained By CCT Chair
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How I Was Put In Same Cage I Urinated In For 2 Days — Man Detained By CCT Chair

Peter Onyuike, a phone repairer arrested and detained illegally by the police on the demands of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Chairman, Danladi Umar, has said he will not take any legal action against him. Onyiuke told PREMIUM TIMES on Monday that his decision was hinged on the fact that he did not want to be at loggerheads with any influential person in the country. While responding, he said he would not "want any more trouble from any big man in this country." "Whatever happened, I leave it to God who has seen me through all my troubles in the hands of that big man," Onyiuke said. Onyiuke, a phone repairer at one of the outlets at Banex Plaza, Wuse, Abuja, where Umar physically attacked Clement Sargwak, the plaza’s security guard, was detained without charge from March 2...
How Phone Repairer, Peter Onyiuke Has Been Detained For 1 Week On CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar’s Order
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How Phone Repairer, Peter Onyiuke Has Been Detained For 1 Week On CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar’s Order

Unlike many Christians who celebrated Easter with their loved ones in their homes, Peter Onyiuke marked his in the custody of the police at Wuse Zone 2 in Abuja, following his arrest a week ago allegedly on the instruction of the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar. Danladi Umar, the Chairman of the tribunal Mr Onyiuke is a phone repairer with an outlet at the Banex Plaza in Wuse, Abuja, where Mr Umar assaulted a security guard, Clement Sargwak, on March 29. It was gathered that Mr Onyiuke became a target of arrest following a separate quarrel Mr Umar had with him in the middle of the pandemonium resulting from the assault on the plaza’s security guard the same day. The squabble was said to have ensued while Mr Onyiuke was trying to return Mr Umar’s phone w...
Women Arrested after Stripping to Pose Naked for ‘Stunt’ in Dubai
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Women Arrested after Stripping to Pose Naked for ‘Stunt’ in Dubai

A group of women who posed naked on a penthouse balcony in Dubai have all been arrested. The video went viral on social media after the naked women were filmed by someone in an adjacent building in the city's upscale Marina neighbourhood. Dubai newspaper, The National, reported the group had been taking part in a publicity stunt. However, police said the group's behaviour was "unacceptable" and "does not reflect the values and ethics of Emirati society". The women detained face up to six months in prison and a fine of around £1,000 for violating public decency laws in the United Arab Emirates. Anyone who has shared the footage online could also be in trouble with the law, as sharing pornographic material is also punishable by law within the country. In a statement...
Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release
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Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release

The man who was arrested after breaking into Kendall Jenner's home, and swimming naked in her pool, showed up in sister Kylie Jenner's home after his release from jail. Kendall got a temporary restraining order Thursday, April 1, against 27-year-old Shaquan King. Kendall Jenner states in legal documents that King made it onto her property early Sunday morning, March 28, removed his clothes and got into her pool before her personal security ordered him out, detained him and cops came to make an arrest. Kendall says only hours after his release from jail, King made his way to her sister, Kylie's gated community and was arrested Tuesday, March 30, for felony stalking. Kendall also details King's alleged criminal history in the documents, claiming he's been busted for kidnappin...
UN Condemns Myanmar Military’s ‘Shameful, Cowardly’ Attacks on Peaceful Protesters after 114 People are Killed in one Day
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UN Condemns Myanmar Military’s ‘Shameful, Cowardly’ Attacks on Peaceful Protesters after 114 People are Killed in one Day

Following another day of widespread bloodshed by the Myanmar military that left at least 114 people dead in just one day, top senior UN officials have denounced the “systematic” attacks on peaceful demonstrators in Myanmar stating that the international community has a responsibility to protect the people from atrocities. Alice Wairimu Nderitu, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights, strongly condemned the Myanmar military’s widespread and lethal attacks against peaceful protesters, as well as other serious violations of human rights since the military in the country seized power on 1 February. “The shameful, cowardly, brutal actions of the military and police – who have been filmed shooting at protesters as they f...
American Nurse Released From Police Custody after Suing Lagos Police Commissioner
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American Nurse Released From Police Custody after Suing Lagos Police Commissioner

  American nurse, Kari-Ann O’Rourke has been released from police custody after spending 44 days in detention. LIB reported earlier that Kari-Ann R’ouke filed a lawsuit against the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, and the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Adegoke Fayoade over her ‘unlawful and indefinite’ detention. The nurse in the lawsuit filed before the federal high court in Lagos through her counsel Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, disclosed that she was arrested on February 9 and has been detained indefinitely over the death of her partner. Her lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa told newsmen that she was released on Wednesday March 24. He also disclosed that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) i...
Sa’idu Afaka, Buhari’s Driver Was Detained By DSS For Tricking The President – SR
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Sa’idu Afaka, Buhari’s Driver Was Detained By DSS For Tricking The President – SR

President Muhammadu Buhari's driver was recently detained by the Department of State Services after tricking his principal to sign a fraudulent document to make millions of naira, SaharaReporters has learnt. The driver in question was identified as Staff Sergeant Sa'idu Afaka. A source in the Presidency told SaharaReporters how the driver capitalised on Buhari dementia to perpetrate the fraud. Though the details of the deal are still sketchy, SaharaReporters learnt that the whole affair was hushed up by the Presidency, which did not want another scandal in the press. "The fraud was perpetrated some weeks ago but it was kind of hushed up so that it would not leak to the press," the source said. SaharaReporters further gathered that it is generally known in the President's circle a...
Former Sierra Leone Goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay, 22, Jailed for 10 Years for Rape and Attempted Rape
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Former Sierra Leone Goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay, 22, Jailed for 10 Years for Rape and Attempted Rape

Former Sierra Leone and Bristol City goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after raping and attempting to rape two women in separate attacks. The 22-year-old pleaded not guilty on all counts, but he was found guilty and sentenced to four years for attempted rape in Bristol and six years for rape and attempted rape in London. He was cleared of a second rape charge prior to Wednesday's sentencing at Bristol Crown Court. Sesay’s four-week trial heard how the first incident took place at a nightclub in Bristol city centre on 11 July 2019. There, closed-circuit television showed him entering the women’s restrooms, where he grabbed his victim, pushed her against the wall before sexually assaulting her. The victim managed to break free and get help ...
Iskilu Wakili: Detained OPC Operatives Released
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Iskilu Wakili: Detained OPC Operatives Released

Operatives of the Oodua Peoples Congress detained by the Oyo State Police Command for arresting notorious Fulani warlord, Iskilu Wakili, have been released on bail. It was gathered that the police released the three detained OPC operatives on health grounds for them to seek medical attention. OPC Coordinator in Oyo State, Rotimi Olumo, disclosed this in a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. Olumo said, “The three men were released on bail today from the State Criminal Investigation Department in Iyaganku, Ibadan. “The police released them on health condition; the three men are seriously ill and need urgent medical attention. “The police said the three of them should report regularly at the state CID for the ongoing investigation.” Olumo had also said the me...
Benue Widow allegedly Shot and Burnt Alive at Home by Thugs
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Benue Widow allegedly Shot and Burnt Alive at Home by Thugs

A widow identified as Mrs Aondozungwe, was reportedly burnt alive in her home by suspected thugs in Mbagen community, Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. Benue activist, Ukan Kurugh, who confirmed the incident on Monday March 8, alleged the deceased, a nurse with Buruku LGA, was said to have been killed few days ago by thugs loyal to a powerful retired army general. He called on the Benue State Government and State Commissioner of Police to fish out the perpetrators. Read Ukan Kurugh's report below; THE PEOPLE OF MBAGEN IN BURUKU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE ARE LIVING IN FEAR The death of Mrs Aondozungwe is one that might not see or get justice at the end if the Governor Dr. Samuel Ortom does not wade into it because too many powerful actors have been m...
Nigerian National Arrested in India with Drugs Worth Over N20m
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Nigerian National Arrested in India with Drugs Worth Over N20m

  The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Karnataka in Bengaluru, has arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian national on charges of drug peddling and seized 500 gms MDMA worth over Rs 40 lakhs (N20,920,346.50) The suspect identified as Ugochukwu Victor Nwaosu was arrested on Friday, March 5, in Hennur area of the city. The police said he came to India on a student visa. Based on information received from him during interrogation, police raided two houses and launched manhunt for two other suspects identified as Master Chandra and Keshav. According to reports, Govindpura police raided the home of a reality TV star, Mastan at Sanjay Nagar and have detained him in connection with the drug case. Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the Nigerian at the Hennur police station....
South African Man Confesses to Killing his Girlfriend 20 Years ago, Says her Spirit has been Haunting him
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South African Man Confesses to Killing his Girlfriend 20 Years ago, Says her Spirit has been Haunting him

A South African man who claimed to have been haunted by the spirit of his girlfriend he murdered more than 20 years ago has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Collins Lucky Maduane, now aged 52, was sentenced at the high court in Pretoria this week. He was 31 years old when he strangled Florah Mahlo to death at his Soshanguve home. She was 25. On the night of September 3 1999, neighbours had heard Mahlo’s screams coming from Maduane’s home. The next morning when they asked about Mahlo’s whereabouts, he claimed she was away, visiting relatives in Johannesburg. In the year 2000, while Maduane was detained in Bavianspoort Maximum Prison serving a 12-year sentence for attempted murder in another case, he was haunted by Mahlo’s spirit. He then called his sister and confessed, ...
Myanmar coup: Military Open Fire with Live Rounds on Unarmed Protesters Killing at least 18 and Injuring Over 30
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Myanmar coup: Military Open Fire with Live Rounds on Unarmed Protesters Killing at least 18 and Injuring Over 30

Myanmar's military fired on protesters on Sunday, February 28, killing at least 18, the deadliest day since the anti-coup protests started this month. According to the UN human rights office, deaths were reported in several cities including Yangon, Dawei and Mandalay as law enforcement used live rounds and tear gas on unarmed protesters. Ever since the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other cabinet members were overthrown and detained by the military on February 1, there have been constant protests by the people, and LIB reported last week how hundreds of thousands including government workers gathered on on the streets last week to protest against the military. However, on Sunday, social media footage showed protesters running away as security forces carrying liv...
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...
Porn Star who Turned to Smuggling Cocaine, to be Deported after 4Years in Jail
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Porn Star who Turned to Smuggling Cocaine, to be Deported after 4Years in Jail

An ex-porn star, Isabelle Lagace, 28, from Canada is set to be deported to her home country, after spending four years in prison for agreeing to import almost 30 kilograms of pure cocaine with a street value of 21.5 million Australian dollars. She agreed to smuggle the cocaine in order to clear a $20,000 (£11,000) debt and was arrested in 2016 in Sydney, onboard the luxury MS Sea Princess cruise ship. Lagace and her friend shared photos of themselves on Instagram at exotic port stops before collecting 95kg of cocaine in Peru en route to Australia. On arrival in Australia at around 6am on August 28, 2016, Border Force officers found £12 million worth of drugs hidden in their suitcases. A man, Andre Tamine, 67, was also detained. They were all part of a seven-member dr...
NDLEA Intercepts Suspected Fake Military Officers With 234kg Illicit Drugs
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NDLEA Intercepts Suspected Fake Military Officers With 234kg Illicit Drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has intercepted two suspected fake military officers in a new VIP edition of Toyota Hilux Jeep loaded with a total of 394 compressed parcels of illicit drugs concealed in different parts of the vehicle. The suspected fake military officers; Mohammed Nura and Abubakar Dahiru, were intercepted by vigilant operatives of the Kogi state Command of the NDLEA along Okene-Lokoja expressway on Monday, February 15, 2021. According to the Commander, Kogi state Command of the anti-drug agency, Adewunmi Alfred, the VIP edition of the Hilux Jeep was properly searched during which 394 compressed blocks of cannabis sativa were discovered in different compartments of the vehicle. ''Our initial investigations have revealed that the consignm...
Beauty Queen Faces 50 Years in Jail after Being Accused of Being Part of a Kidnapping Gang
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Beauty Queen Faces 50 Years in Jail after Being Accused of Being Part of a Kidnapping Gang

A Mexican beauty queen is facing up to 50 years in prison after being arrested on suspicion of being part of a kidnapping gang. Laura Mojica Romero, 25, is currently being detained in Huatusco, a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. She is one of three women and five men arrested by authorities. She was identified only by her first name in a statement released by investigators in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. Ms. Mojica was described as one of 'eight alleged members of a criminal organisation specialising in kidnap' in the statement. Prosecutors said an elite anti-kidnap unit had acted to ensure there was 'no truce for people who cause serious harm to Veracruz' following their arrest. They added: 'The capture of Luis Antonio 'N'; Raúl 'N'; María del Ro...
Lagos Trader Bathes Apprentice In Acid, Victim Detained For Three Months
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Lagos Trader Bathes Apprentice In Acid, Victim Detained For Three Months

An apprentice, identified simply as Ifeanyi, is in pain after his boss, identified simply as Anaayo, allegedly bathed him in acid and detained him for over three months without treatment at their place of residence in the Lekki area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Anaayo, who owns Ayocity Surgicals, was taking stock of his goods at his shop in the Idumota area of the state sometime in November 2020 when he discovered that some items were missing. Angered by the discovery, Anaayo allegedly summoned his apprentices, including Ifeanyi, and demanded an explanation for the missing goods. It was learnt that when Ifeanyi and his co-apprentices, including the managers, could not give a satisfactory explanation for the missing goods, Anaayo was said to have told them that the...
Senator Moro Confirms Release of Young Barber Arrested in Kano for Giving Customers ‘anti-Islam’ Hairstyle
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Senator Moro Confirms Release of Young Barber Arrested in Kano for Giving Customers ‘anti-Islam’ Hairstyle

Elijah Odeh, the young barber who was arrested in Kano State for alleged blasphemy has been released. It will be recalled that Odeh, from Adum East, in Obi Local Government Area of Benue State, was arrested for giving his customers haircuts deemed offensive to Islam. It was gathered that the case was struck out on Wednesday, by the same Judge who refused to grant him bail earlier. The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Comrade Abba Moro, confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday February 10. "I'm pleased to announce the release of Elijah Odeh, a young barber from Obi LGA arrested and detained in Kano State over hairstyle he designed on two of his customers. The case was struck out today," the statement reads. "Lik...
Nigerian National Detained For Possession Of Cocaine In Trinidad & Tobago
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Nigerian National Detained For Possession Of Cocaine In Trinidad & Tobago

A Nigerian national is in Police custody for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. According to police reports, on January 13th at around 2.15 pm officers attached to the Marabella Criminal Investigation Department (CID), as a result of information received, proceeded to TTPost, Coffee Street San Fernando, where they detained the 40-year-old man, a Nigerian National, residing at Rueben Lane Enterprise, Chaguanas. The suspect reportedly attempted to export a quantity of cocaine to India and Thailand, which were hidden among several fishing reels in several envelopes. Officers from the said unit under the supervision of Sgt Wilkinson of the San Fernando Operations Unit executed a search warrant around 4.20 pm at the man’s Enterprise address, where they recovered ...
Nigerian Drug Kingpin and Ghanaian Counterpart Escape from Prison in Ghana
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Nigerian Drug Kingpin and Ghanaian Counterpart Escape from Prison in Ghana

A 27-year-old Nigerian drug kingpin identified as Onyabu and his 26-year-old Ghanaian counterpart Emmanuel Osei who were remanded in Abokobi Police Cells near Adenta in the Greater Accra Region, have reportedly escaped from prison. The suspects who are facing charges of possession of narcotic drugs and conspiracy to commit crimes and stealing respectively, were detained in prison custody while awaiting the next court date. However on January 1, 2021, it was detected that the two suspected criminals had escaped from the cells by using the iron rod used at the ventilation hole of the bathroom's door to scrape a portion of the cell's wall and removed one of the blocks. They reportedly escaped through the hole they created. It was further learnt that efforts are underway to arrest...
Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state
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Amotekun Member Detained for Allegedly Shooting Police Officer in Oyo state

A police officer identified as Fatai Yekini was on Saturday allegedly shot at by a member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps A member of the Oyo State chapter of the Amotekun Corps, identified as Ibrahim Ogundele, was arrested in relation to the crime. The incident happened at the Sanga area of Oyo at the weekend. The suspect who works at Isale Oyo allegedly shot Mr. Fatai Yekini, a special police constabulary attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, Oyo town. Police spokesman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said the incident occurred when police officers at Ojongbodu Division were responding to calls to dislodge youths holding a carnival despite warning. He said the Amotekun Corps personnel has been detained at the police station. Fadeyi said,“ Yes,...
Edo Jailbreak: Police Arrest Two Prisoners, Hunt for 8 Other Escapees
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Edo Jailbreak: Police Arrest Two Prisoners, Hunt for 8 Other Escapees

The Edo police command has debunked reports that hundreds of suspected armed robbers and kidnappers escaped from the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) facility. The State police spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor stated that only ten suspects escaped the facility on the 1st of January, 2021 at about 2.45am. In a communique he released on Monday January 4, Nwabuzor said two escapees have been re-arrested and brought back to custody, while hunt for 8 others have been intensified. Noting that the quick mobilization and response of officers curbed further escape of the suspects, he added that the policemen who failed to ensure that the escapees remained behind bars, have been identified, arrested, and detained for departmental disciplinary process, even as efforts are be...
Agwu Abunike: “SARS Detained Me For 48 Days” – Victim Narrates Ordeal To Lagos Panel Of Inquiry
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Agwu Abunike: “SARS Detained Me For 48 Days” – Victim Narrates Ordeal To Lagos Panel Of Inquiry

OKOLI Agwu Abunike, a resident of Okokomaiko and father of five has narrated to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses in Lagos State that he was detained for 48 days by two officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor had on October 19 inaugurated an 8-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality in Lagos. While having the first sitting on Tuesday, four cases of police brutality were mentioned before the panel led by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi but only that of Abunike was heard by the panel. Abunike in the first hearing with petition number LASG/JPI/01/2020 said Inspector Sunday and ASP Haruna allegedly arrested him, detain...
Family of Man Who Died in Detention Demand Answers from the Nigerian Police
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Family of Man Who Died in Detention Demand Answers from the Nigerian Police

The family of a man named Godwin Chukwudi Julius Akano, 48, who died while in police detention, are asking for answers from the police. The late Julius, an importer of goods from Europe, was arrested on May 22 for alleged complicity in a case of fraud with one Obinali Osunwoke. He was arrested alongside his wife, Ogochukwu, but she was later released in the evening of the same day. Julius died in police custody on Saturday June 6. His family are now asking for an explanation from the State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department, SCIID, Panti. The spokesman for the family, Mr Nnamdi Akano, said the late Julius, despite obvious signs of serious illness and complaints, was denied medical help until it was too late. Akano said: “He ought to have been given or allowed...
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi Detained By State Commissioner of Police, Over Plans To Defect To PDP
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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi Detained By State Commissioner of Police, Over Plans To Defect To PDP

Ondo state deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, was detained on Saturday night for several hours by the state commissioner of police, Bolaji Salami. In the video obtained by us, the commissioner was heard saying “ your are already defecting, even your letter was brought to me this evening , you are defecting on Monday”. The deputy governor interjected and asked how his (Salami) decision to defect was a concern of the Police commissioner. He said: “Are you not a police officer, a senior officer, if I decide to leave a party for another, what’s your concern, are you the APC chairman, are you the PDP chairman.” MCI understands that the deputy governor had been nursing the idea of dumping his principal Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu in the order to contest against him in the forthcoming gu...
Police Detain Instagram Celebrity Cubana Chief Priest
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Police Detain Instagram Celebrity Cubana Chief Priest

The Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Lagos State has detained Instagram celebrity and Executive Director of Cubana Group, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest.   Cubana was invited to the Force Headquarters Annex Lagos today for questioning on his alleged ''abuse of police escorts and his unexplainable wealth''. He arrived at the police annex at about 10am this morning and has been with the police, answering questions from the officers. A police source who confirmed this, said his invitation was sequel to an order from the Office of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who has expressed shock at how some Nigerians abuse police personnel attached to them. ''We have detained Cubana Chief Priest and he is facing interrogat...
Police Arrest man who Led a Peaceful Protest in Katsina
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Police Arrest man who Led a Peaceful Protest in Katsina

The Nigerian police has arrested the man who led a protest on Tuesday, June 16, in Katsina. Nastura Sharif was arrested on Wednesday, June 17. The group’s Director of Operations, Aminu Adams made this known in a statement. Adams explained that they were invited after the protest by the state commissioner of police, Sanusi Buba for interrogation and Sharif was detained. His said, “After the protest ended peacefully, the Katsina state police commissioner, Mr. Sanusi Buba, invited us to his office for an interaction during which he told us that the Inspector General of Police wanted to see Sharif. “The commissioner handed us to a team of policemen, headed by the OC (officer in charge), federal operations bureau (FOB), who led us to Abuja. “We drove from Katsina to Abuja wit...
22-year-old Student Dies in her Boyfriend’s Apartment in Osun
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22-year-old Student Dies in her Boyfriend’s Apartment in Osun

An undergraduate of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti in Ekiti State, Faderera Oloyede, was found dead in an apartment belonging to her boyfriend, Ayo Maliki, in Osun State on Tuesday, June 16. Faderera, a 300-level-student of Mathematics Education, had gone to visit Maliki in his apartment in the Koko area of Iree in Osun in the company of one of her friends, Kemisola Adewusi, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. According to sources, Maliki had prepared rice for his visitors and while eating the food, Oloyede suddenly developed stomach ache and started vomiting. She, however, died as Maliki and others tried to save her. "They tried to save her life but she died after complaining of stomach ache," a resident who spoke on condition of anonymity said Confirmin...
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UK PM, Boris Johnson Involved in a Car Crash Outside Parliament

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was involved in a car crash just outside the Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. The Prime Minister had just left the gates of the Palace of Westminster and onto Parliament Square in Westminster when a protester ran out into the road and leaped in front of his £54,000 Jaguar car. The driver applied a sudden break, forcing the security vehicle following behind to hit the Prime Minister’s vehicle. This left a visible dent on the back of the Prime Minister's Jaguar. Downing Street has confirmed the Prime Minister was in the car at the time of the incident. Johnson was unscathed as the vehicles drove off. Photographs from the scene of the accident showed a man being tackled to the ground and detained by several police officers. Shortly...
Aisha Buhari Calls On The IGP To Release Her Detained Staff
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Aisha Buhari Calls On The IGP To Release Her Detained Staff

Nigeria's First lady, Aisha Buhari has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to release her assigned staff, citing COVID-19 fears. MCI learned that Mrs Buhari is currently embroiled in a battle with certain forces in Aso-rock leading to the detention of her personal security staff. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant and Private Secretary, Sabiu ‘Tunde’ Yusuf is currently at loggerheads with the first lady after she denied him entry into Aso-rock. She reportedly ordered that Tunde should go on mandatory 2-week self-isolation as he recently returned from a trip to Lagos. Yusuf who is reportedly one of the most influential people around President Buhari flatly refused and pushed his way into the Villa. Worried that his presence could expose them to dang...
Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail
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Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail

Thomas Lane, one of the four Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, has been released from jail after posting bond. Lane, 37, who had been held on $750,000 conditional bail, was freed from the Hennepin County jail at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records. His family members had set up a fundraising page for the ex-cop earlier this week, asking the public for donations for his 'defense fund' they set at $1 million. Lane's lawyer, Earl Gray, also confirmed he was released on Wednesday afternoon after posting bail. 'Now we can watch what happens next from outside,' Gray told the Tribune. 'We will bring a motion to dismiss and hopefully it will be granted.' Thomas Lane is one of three officers charged with aiding and abetting second-degree ...
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Drunk Police Officer Kills his Colleague in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested a police Sergeant whose name has not yet been revealed, for allegedly stabbing an Inspector, Francis Adekunle, to death and injuring another victim while under the influence of alcohol over the weekend. The erring officer who is currently being detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Yaba, lives in the same compound in Oke-Odo with his deceased colleague and other tenants. Several complaints have been made about how he drinks to stupor and attacks people in the process. The Nation reports that over the weekend, the Sergeant went berserk after drinking alcohol at a nearby liquor store and returned to his compound in Oke-Odo. The Sergeant reportedly picked a quarrel with one of his neighbors, and w...
Policemen Beat Man to Death for not Wearing Face mask
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Policemen Beat Man to Death for not Wearing Face mask

Policemen allegedly beat up man to death in Mexico for not wearing a face mask in public. According to reports, the man identified as Giovanni Lopez was beaten to death hours after he was arrested by the Police. Giovanni López, a 30-year-old bricklayer, was detained on 4 May by municipal police officers in the town of Ixtlahuacán de Los Membrillos near Guadalajara, The Guardian reports. On Wednesday, a video of the incident emerged, showing the police officers with assault rifles forcing Giovanni López into a police pickup truck as bystanders plead for his release. “Just for not a wearing a mask?” one witness asked. “He was resisting,” answers an officer. According to reports, the relatives of López had gone to the Police station to look for him but were told he had...
66-year-old Man who Uses Chocolate to Lure Little girls Before Raping them Arrested in Yobe
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66-year-old Man who Uses Chocolate to Lure Little girls Before Raping them Arrested in Yobe

Men of the Yobe state police command have arrested a 66-year-old man, Baba Sahabi, for allegedly raping little girls in the Sabon Gari area in the state. According to residents of the area, Sahabi who resides in the Daban Kare area of Sabon Gari was very friendly with children and used chocolates and sweets to lure little girls into his compound where he would allegedly rape them. A resident of the area said who spoke after his arrest said "He is always buying chocolates daily to use to lure the girls into his compound. The victims who live around his area were sexually abused several times by the randy man. He was said to have been very friendly with children and often offer them sweets. Parents of the victims said that they only discovered about the incident after the girls ...
‘He was not Resisting Arrest in no Form or Way’ – Friend who was with George Floyd when he was Killed, Breaks his Silence
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‘He was not Resisting Arrest in no Form or Way’ – Friend who was with George Floyd when he was Killed, Breaks his Silence

Maurice Lester Hall, the longtime friend of George Floyd who was in his car when he was stopped by police and brutally killed, has now revealed that Floyd did not resist the police when they came to arrest him, before he was killed while in police custody. Hall and Floyd are both from Houston and became friends in Minneapolis through a pastor. Hall, 42, was in the passenger seat of George Floyd's car when his friend was detained by police and killed in Minneapolis on May 25.   After George's death, Hall fled Minnesota for Houston, where he was tracked down by police and is now being interviewed by a Minnesota state investigator for hours as a key witness into the probe of the conduct of the four police officers who arrested Floyd. Hall who saw as the white...
“My Arrest Shows I Don’t Deal with Small Money” – Bobrisky Boasts about Arrest Over N30m
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“My Arrest Shows I Don’t Deal with Small Money” – Bobrisky Boasts about Arrest Over N30m

Nigerian cross-dresser Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky, has taken to social media to brag about his arrest over a N30 million deal. Bobrisky was picked up by officers of the Nigerian police and is presently being detained at Ajah area command, Lagos state. Though little was known as to why he was picked up, eports have now emerged revealing why he was arrested. According to reports, Bobrisky was arrested yesterday by operatives of the Inspector General Police (IG) Monitoring Unit from Abuja over a N30 million deal between himself and a female client. Police sources state that the popular crossdresser was picked up while driving in Lekki. The policemen reportedly entered his white Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)and drove off with him. Confirming his arrest, the spok...
Detained El-Zakzaky Donates Food Items To Journalists In Kaduna
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Detained El-Zakzaky Donates Food Items To Journalists In Kaduna

Detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has donated food items to the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of journalists, NUJ, Kaduna. He said the food items were given to members of the correspondent’s chapel so as to enjoy the Sallah festivities and cushion the effect Covid-19 lockdown. While presenting the items to the chapel”s secretary, Idibia Gabriel, Muktar Abdullahi who represented Zakzaky, said the gesture was an annual ritual of the IMN. According to him “we do donate not only to Muslim but Christians alike. We took this as a duty.It is imperative to give out food items to people during Sallah and fasting period.” “This is what Sheikh Zakzaky has been doing before his arrest some years back. Despite being in detenti...
50-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Daughter for 8 Years in Lagos
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50-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Daughter for 8 Years in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested a 50-year-old man, for alleged defilement of his 19-year-old daughter since she was 11. The spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, in a statement released, said the suspect was arrested after his 45-year-old wife reported the matter at the Ikotun police station. It was alleged that the suspect’s incestuous behaviour was discovered by his wife at their Kajola Street, Ikotun residence after she noticed their daughter was being disrespectful towards her father. The woman was said to have asked her daughter what was wrong and she opened up to her mum that her father has been raping her since she was 11. The victim said her father threatened violence on her each time she resisted him. She also disclosed that the father ...
EFCC Investigates Arrest of the Owner of Shawarma Store Over N1,600 Transaction
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EFCC Investigates Arrest of the Owner of Shawarma Store Over N1,600 Transaction

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has responded after the owner of a Shawarma store was arrested by their staff  and detained in a cockroach-infested cell over a misunderstanding. Ato Mnena Anita was arrested alongside her workers on May 6 and her eatery, in Makurdi, Benue state, was shut down. She was then charged with "attempted fraud" after being detained. According to Ato, her arrest was effected by a female staff of EFCC over 1,600 Naira. The female customer had bought goods worth #1,500 but paid #1,600 into the business' account. As they were expecting #1,500 from her, they had no idea that the #1,600 was from her and they called her to demand payment. When they noticed that the #1,600 was from her, they apologized but she allegedly promised to make them pay. ...
Clarence Peters, Others Granted Bail
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Clarence Peters, Others Granted Bail

Nigerian music video director, Clarence Peters, who was detained by the Lagos state police command over the death of video vixen and dancer, Kodak, at his studio in Omole, Lagos in April, has been granted bail. Police sources who confirmed his release to LIB, said Clarence and others who were detained over the death of Kodak, were granted administrative bail while investigation continues. ''They were granted administrative bail while investigation is ongoing. Members of the public will be updated on the outcome of the investigation as soon as it is concluded'' the source said Clarence and some members of his team were invited for questionning  and were detained by the police who are investigating the circumstances surrounding Kodak's death. Kodak was said to have been elect...
79-year-old Paralyzed Mother Pulled From Grave Alive, Three Days After son Buried her
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79-year-old Paralyzed Mother Pulled From Grave Alive, Three Days After son Buried her

A 79-year-old disabled woman who was allegedly buried alive by her son has miraculously survived after being trapped in the pit for nearly three days, authorities have said. Police in north-western China's Shaanxi province rescued the paralyzed mother, known as Wang Mou, on Tuesday, May 5, after the woman's daughter-in-law reported her missing. The 58-year-old son, known as Ma Mou, has been detained and faces an attempted murder charge, according to the police. An investigation on the incident is underway. Police in Jingbian County revealed that at 9am on Tuesday morning, the suspect's partner Zhang Mou went to the Xinzhuang Police Station to report her husband had taken her mother-in-law out on a trolley around 8pm on May 2, but she had not returned. She said he had told t...

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