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Police Arrest Vigilante For Killing Passerby, 17 Suspected Armed Robbers
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Police Arrest Vigilante For Killing Passerby, 17 Suspected Armed Robbers

The police operatives attached to Ijora Division of the command, on Tuesday, 13th April 2021, at about 2pm arrested one Vigilante member, Lukman Rasak, m, 30, for shooting one Musa Yahaya, m, 28, on his chest at Ijora area of the state. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The police were alerted and raced to the place, arrested the suspect and recovered his gun with some cartridges. In another development, the policemen attached to Elemoro Division, on 14/04/2021 at about 2am, arrested seventeen (17) suspected armed robbers at their various hideouts within the area based on intelligent gathering. The suspects are Oladapo Job, m, 22, Abdulraheem Sidibaba, m, 20, Abdulrasheed Adebayo, m, 20, Tajudeen Abdullahi, m, Agbaje Sunday,m, 21 and twelve (12...
Police, Kidnappers Exchange Gun Fire In Abuja
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Police, Kidnappers Exchange Gun Fire In Abuja

There was a gun battle between the Police and kidnappers on Tuesday in Abuja. Inspector Ambi John was hit by a bullet while he and other operatives were repelling the assailants. John, who was leading one of the teams, was rushed to hospital for medical attention, according to PRNigeria. A joint team from the FCT Command and Operation Puff Adder engaged the hoodlums. The officers responded to distress calls for intervention along the Dankusa, Angwan-Zegele-Zuba axis. The police are combing the area and patrolling surrounding communities. Kidnap incidences in the nation’s capital have surged in recent months.
Myleene Klass ‘Left in tears’ after Uber Driver ‘Spits on her’
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Myleene Klass ‘Left in tears’ after Uber Driver ‘Spits on her’

Apparently, Nigerian women aren't the only ones who complain about being disrespected by ride hailing app drivers. British singer Myleene Klass was said to be left in tears after an Uber driver allegedly spat on her when she was on her way to present her Smooth Radio show. The former Hear'Say singer was reportedly involved in a disagreement with the driver about where he should drop her off when the alleged incident took place. The 43-year-old said she was forced to flee the taxi on Friday April 9. As the mom-of-three headed into Global's London headquarters half an hour before her show started, it's said she was visibly shaken. Photographers waiting nearby stopped to ask if she was okay. The singer has since made a report of assault to the police. A source told Th...
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...
Caterer Allegedly Attacked by Groom’s Brothers over Small Chops at Wedding
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Caterer Allegedly Attacked by Groom’s Brothers over Small Chops at Wedding

A woman took to Twitter to show the horrific injuries inflicted on her brother while he was working at a wedding in Lagos state. She said her brother, a caterer in charge of small chops at a wedding, was allegedly attacked by younger brothers of the groom because he told them to go and sit down before he'll serve them small chops. The attack left her brother with deep cuts on his scalp and the wounds had to be stitched. She said the case was reported to the police but "what the police could say is its the case of the rich that we should drop it". She added: "Please, we need justice!" Below are the tweets she shared and graphic photos of the injuries her brother sustained.  
Woman Reportedly Brutalised By Rivers Police Loses Pregnancy, Demands Justice
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Woman Reportedly Brutalised By Rivers Police Loses Pregnancy, Demands Justice

A 30-year-old woman, Mrs Joy Ihunwo, who was allegedly brutalised by operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police Command, has said she lost her pregnancy after the incident and is calling for justice to be served. The woman was arrested alongside her husband, who is the head of a vigilante group in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt following a petition against him over alleged illegal activities by his group. Joy, while speaking to our correspondent in Port Harcourt on Sunday, said she had gone for a pelvic scan at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital and the results showed that she had lost the pregnancy. The scan result dated April 10, 2021 was sighted by our correspondent and Joy called on the human rights community and Nigerians to assist her t...
Police Deployed To Guard Hausa Settlement In Imo
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Police Deployed To Guard Hausa Settlement In Imo

Security operatives have been deployed in Ama Awusa, a settlement dominated by northerners in Owerri, Imo State capital. This is as a result of the widespread attacks on some northerners in the South-East. Last week, seven traders of northern extraction were murdered in Orlu town and Umuaka in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo. On Friday, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Hope Uzodimma on Gender and Vulnerable Persons (men), Sulaiman Ibrahim Sulaiman, told Daily Trust that adequate security had been provided to prevent further attacks. Sulaiman, who is also the Garkwa Hausa (Shield of Hausa community), said the people have been sensitised on the need to live in peace with their neighbours. He said the people are not contemplating to carry out reprisal, especially on ...
Police, LASTMA, Agberos Threatening Our Livelihood, Tricycle Operators Lament
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Police, LASTMA, Agberos Threatening Our Livelihood, Tricycle Operators Lament

Every day, Rabiu (surname withheld) steps into his commercial tricycle (Keke Marwa) to work, he tries to avoid street urchins (agberos) that work as levy collection touts for the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Police, and officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), a deadly trio he described as a threat to their livelihood and prays not to encounter. “Speak with any driver around here, they will tell you the same thing, that these agberos, LASTMA and Police are our greatest problems. Unfortunately, we cannot avoid them. The three of them in particular are always devising new ways to steal from us, but these agberos are the worst, they are like cancer to us. “Every day, I start work by 6 am and most days, it’s like I am working for this set ...
Update: Mrs. World Released on bail after her Arrest for allegedly Injuring Mrs. Sri Lanka when she Ripped Crown from her Head on Stage 
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Update: Mrs. World Released on bail after her Arrest for allegedly Injuring Mrs. Sri Lanka when she Ripped Crown from her Head on Stage 

Mrs. World, Caroline Jurie has been released on bail by the police after she was arrested on charges of assault for removing the crown from the new Mrs. Sri Lanka's head over claim she is divorced and should not have won the pageant. Beauty queen Pushpika De Silva, 31, was awarded the 2020/2021 title during the ceremony at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, Colombo, which was also broadcast on national TV on Sunday. But Caroline Jurie, 28, who won the crown in 2019 and is the current Mrs. World, snatched the crown from her head and crowned the first runner-up instead. "There is a rule that you all have to be married and not divorced," Jurie told the audience. "The crown goes to the first runner-up." As the crown was forcibly removed from a tearful De Silva, she wal...
South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams
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South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams

The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, has been identified as former NFL player Phillip Adams. 32-year-old Adams played for the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets in a five year career that began in 2010. He was drafted in the seventh round in 2010 by the 49ers.  He also suffered multiple injuries in the NFL, including concussions and a broken left ankle. It was learnt that after after the shooting, Adams was found by police in a home near the shooting site. After police surrounded the home, Adams is believed to have killed himself, law enforcement sources said. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounce...
Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times
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Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times

Police have been called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's California home 9 times since they moved in there. In July 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved to their £11 million home in Montecito on the same estate as a number of celebrities. Since then, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it has responded to multiple calls from the couple's property. The calls are listed as phone requests, alarm activations and property crimes. The data was obtained under Freedom of Information requests by the PA news agency after the couple shared fears over security in their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. Police officers were called four times in July last year, just after the family moved there. One call is listed as a phone request, while the others are labe...
Owerri Prison Break: Police Ignored DSS Intelligence Report Of Planned Attack
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Owerri Prison Break: Police Ignored DSS Intelligence Report Of Planned Attack

Facts emerging from the recent attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Facility revealed that the Commissioner of Police ignored credible intelligence sent from the DSS warning of the impending attack. The DSS, it was gathered, had following the receipt of the intelligence, discreetly conducted a vulnerability assessment of the 2 correctional facilities in Imo state and advised fortifications based on the discovered security weakness of the facility. The commissioner of police received a credible intelligence report 48-72 hours before Monday, warning of an impending attack on the Police Headquarters in Imo state between April 4 and 6. Yet, Police did not heed to actionable intelligence, the consequence of which has led to over 1800 inmates loose in...
Thief is Woken by Police after he Fell Asleep on a Bed When he Broke into a House to Rob
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Thief is Woken by Police after he Fell Asleep on a Bed When he Broke into a House to Rob

A thief broke into a police officer’s house, then climbed into a bed and fell asleep. The incident took place on March 22 in the Nam Rorn sub-district of Wichianburi in Petchabun province in northeastern Thailand. Police sergeant Sakda Jiamprasert woke in the night at around 2am and heard the air-conditioner running in his daughter’s room. Remembering that his daughter had gone away for a few days, the police went outside and peeked into her bedroom window. There, Sakda saw the burglar, Athip Kinkhunthot, curled up in his daughter's bed, with his housebreaking tools next to him. Sakda immediately called for backup. Kinkhunthot, 22, had been fast asleep and was still drowsy when the police officers woke him up. According to Thai news site, The Nation, the bu...
Two killed as Gunmen Attack Rivers community
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Two killed as Gunmen Attack Rivers community

Gunmen suspected to be cultists invaded Kabangha community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State and shot two persons dead. It was gathered that the incident happened on Sunday night, April 4. One of the victims identified as Nwinee was shot in his bed and he died on the spot. The other person, an elderly man identified Basi Duuduu was rushed to the hospital. A source told The Nation that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) visited the area at night and took the injured victim to the hospital. "We received information that some cult boys invaded Kabangha Community in Khana LGA and shot two persons. One of those shot called Nwinee died on the spot as he was shot on the neck in his bed while the other one was evacuated to a hospital in Bori by the Active DPO in Bori who...
Abandoned 4-day-old Baby Found Crying in Bush in Delta community
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Abandoned 4-day-old Baby Found Crying in Bush in Delta community

A 4-day-old baby was found crying in a bush in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the newborn baby, placed on a white blanket and sack, was found in the bush along Ododegho Road on Thursday April 1, 2021. King West Abraham, who shared the photos on Facebook, said the baby has been registered in an Orphanage Home. "Thanks to Karo Ojachiere and Mrs Queen for helping out to Save this 4 days old Baby that was found Crying at Ododegho road this morning!!!!," he wrote. "After all done in the Police station and Welfare office respectively she has finally been registered in an Orphanage Home !!! "My questions to the lady who threw the baby away is !!!Why you go carry belle when u nor go keep ????"
Update: Lady accused of stealing her friend’s birthday cake arrests her friend
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Update: Lady accused of stealing her friend’s birthday cake arrests her friend

The Nigerian lady accused of stealing her friend’s birthday cake has arrested her friend who called her out on social media. Early today, a birthday celebrant called out her friend identified as Reni for stealing the cake and wine gifted to her by her friends. According to the birthday celebrant, Reni denied the accusation after she was asked about the cake and wine but unfortunately, the CCTV footage at the apartment proved otherwise. The cousin of the celebrant has given more update on the case, as she reveals that her cousin was arrested by the accused after she was called out on Twitter. She wrote; ”This @Alleberryy you must be fucking silly to go and arrest my cousin with your parents because of cake. If you didnt steal the cake then why is there a whole CCTV footag...
West Brom Contact Police after 5-2 win Over Chelsea
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West Brom Contact Police after 5-2 win Over Chelsea

  West Brom have headed to the police after their 5-2 win over Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Baggies alerted the West Midlands Police of a string of sickening racist messages aimed at their player, Callum Robinson after he netted twice in his side’s 5-2 win over Thomas Tuchel’s men. Robinson came off the bench to score a brace in Sam Allardyce’s side win, with Matheus Pereira also scoring twice and Mbaye Diagne completing the rout for the visitors. Robinson uploaded the shocking messages he received on Instagram in the wake of Saturday’s Premier League match. The West Brom striker shared the sickening abuse on his Instagram page, writing, “SMH (shaking my head),” along with a screenshot showing a string of replies from Instagram user ‘mahamd200010’...
Two Teenage Boys Arrested for allegedly Killing a Friend for Money Ritual in Ghana
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Two Teenage Boys Arrested for allegedly Killing a Friend for Money Ritual in Ghana

The police in Ghana have arrested two teenagers for allegedly killing their friend for ritual purposes today April 3. According to reports online, the young boys lured their deceased friend to Volta Region where they killed him and were in the process of taking his body to a herbalist when they were apprehended. In a video making the rounds on social media now, the boys can be seen handcuffed in the back of a police van as police officers prevented them from being lynched by a mob. The bloodstained body of the deceased was also dumped in the back of the van.
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 ...
Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide
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Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide

Police have uncovered a secret Instagram group named 'suicide' involving twelve girls, aged between 12 and 16 years old across southern England, where the young girls plan to have "suicidal crises" and "serious self-harm". According to the BBC, the police investigation discovered the online group when three of the girls went missing and were found seriously unwell in London. The group of girls travelled by train to meet in London. They were found seriously unwell in a street and taken by ambulance to hospital for emergency treatment. One of the girls mentioned they had first met each other online and discussed suicide, according to the police briefing. Police officers then examined digital devices to identify the name of the online group and its other members. Seven o...
Soludo Attack: We Have Arrested One Suspect – Police
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Soludo Attack: We Have Arrested One Suspect – Police

Less than 24 hours after gunmen attacked Prof Chukwuma Soludo, a former CBN governor and the governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming Anambra 2021 guber election, the Anambra State Police Command, says it has arrested one suspect in connection with the incident. The arrest was contained in a statement made available to journalists in Awka on Thursday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenganya Tochukwu. According to Tochukwu, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Monday Bala Kuryas, in the evening hours of March 31, 2021, led a crack team of police operatives for an on-the-spot assessment of the venue of a stakeholders/ community meeting at Isuofia Civic Centre in Aguata LGA, which came under attack same date at about...
Gunmen Storm Military Camp In Niger State, Kill Soldiers, Kidnap 10, Burn Cars
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Gunmen Storm Military Camp In Niger State, Kill Soldiers, Kidnap 10, Burn Cars

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly invaded the camp of the Joint Security Task Force comprising of the Army, Police, Civil Defence and Vigilantes at Allawa and opened fire on them, killing an undisclosed number of soldiers in the process in Niger State. An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was also killed in the attack while many security personnel sustained injuries. They also abducted over 10 persons, stole seven motorcycles and burnt down military vehicles in attacks that happened on Wednesday and in the early hours of Thursday. The communities attacked by the bandits are Allawa, Manta, Gurmana, Bassa and Kokki in Shiroro council. Eyewitnesses said the bandits attacked Manta, Gurmana and Bassa villages on Wednesday, where they ki...
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...
Update: UK Police Search Epping Forest for Nigerian Student who has been Missing for More than a Week
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Update: UK Police Search Epping Forest for Nigerian Student who has been Missing for More than a Week

A desperate search for a Nigerian student who has been missing for more than a week has been extended to Epping Forest after new CCTV sighting in Essex. Richard Okorogheye, a 19-year-old student at Oxford Brookes University, hasn’t been seen since he left home in the Ladbroke Grove area of west London on the evening of Monday, March, 22, and was last seen boarding a bus. His mother, Nurse Evidence Joel said her son, who had been shielding during the pandemic due to having sickle cell disease, had struggled with his online studies. According to her, Richard left home at about 8.30 pm saying he was going to meet a friend but left his wallet, jacket, and medication behind. "All he said to me was 'mummy, I'm going to see my friend'. I trusted him, ...
Man Beats his Wife to Death after Argument Over Pap in Niger state
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Man Beats his Wife to Death after Argument Over Pap in Niger state

The police in Niger state have arrested a 20-year-old man, Lawali Danladi, for allegedly beating his wife, Zulai , to death following an argument over the pap she prepared for him at their home in  Kadaura village in Yakila Gunna district of Rafi LGA. Danladi who was paraded before newsmen at the police command headquarters in Minna, reportedly beat Zulai to a coma. She was rushed to the hospital where she died. Speaking to newsmen, Danladi said that he did not like the way she prepared the pap and in the cause of the argument, things got heated up which made him descend on her and beat her mercilessly. “I never knew she would die. It was just a misunderstanding over mere pap and I did not know that when she fainted, she would not wake up. I should never have beaten her. I regre...
Knife-wielding woman arrested after she allegedly stormed Drake’s $100m Toronto home
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Knife-wielding woman arrested after she allegedly stormed Drake’s $100m Toronto home

A Knife-wielding woman was arrested near Canadian rapper Drake's mansion in Toronto after she allegedly “struck a security guard with a pipe.” while he was home. The woman, who has not yet been named, was reportedly confronted by the rapper's security outside of the mansion's gate around 4.50 pm on Tuesday, March 30, the New York Post reported. Toronto Police responded around 5.30 pm with seven police cars and an EMS vehicle, the report said. The woman allegedly struck a private security officer with a metal pipe and the guard's injuries remain unknown, police sources told the outlet. The woman was detained by police before she was able to step foot on Drake's sprawling estate and that he was home at the time of the incident. Toronto police department told The Sun: "A fe...
Alaafin Laments Release Of Arrested Fulani Kidnappers By Police
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Alaafin Laments Release Of Arrested Fulani Kidnappers By Police

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has lamented the way the police treat some cases involving some suspected criminals who are Fulani. The monarch said some Fulani persons who were arrested for kidnapping and handed over to the police were released in controversial circumstances. Alaafin said this in Oyo on Monday when the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abduraheed Akanbi, visited him in his palace. Oba Adeyemi said, “Nigeria is under a weak system. The system is no more working. Nigeria’s system of government is failing most especially on security. Security should not be under an exclusive legislative list. “I’ve attended several fora where security issues were discussed and (where I) challenged our state governors. Security-wise, they are toothless. If the Inspector-General of Pol...
Man Arrested for allegedly Raping 4-year old Daughter of his Co-tenant in Ogun
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Man Arrested for allegedly Raping 4-year old Daughter of his Co-tenant in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have arrested 25-year-old Elisha James, pictured above, for allegedly raping a 4years old daughter of his co-tenant (Name-withheld). A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the suspect who resides at Mokore road area of Warewa, was arrested on the 29th of March 2021 following the report lodged by the mother of the victim, who reported at Warewa divisional headquarters that while she went out to spread some clothes she washed at about 7pm, she heard her 4years old daughter crying in the room of the suspect. She stated further that when she entered the room, she met the suspect defiling her daughter. Abimbola said that on the strength of the report, the DPO Warewa division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno, quickly d...
Pharrell Williams says his cousin was killed by police in Virginia
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Pharrell Williams says his cousin was killed by police in Virginia

In a heartfelt Instagram post on Monday evening, musician Pharrell Williams said a man shot and killed by police in Virginia Beach, Virginia Friday night was his cousin. Williams, a Virginia Beach native, posted a picture of 25-year-old Donovon W. Lynch with a message: “The loss of these lives is a tragedy beyond measure. My cousin Donovon was killed during the shootings. He was a bright light and someone who always showed up for others. It is critical my family and the other victims’ families get the transparency, honesty and justice they deserve. Virginia Beach is the epitome of hope and tenacity and, as a community, we will get through this and come out even stronger.” Williams made the post on his verified Instagram account Monday night about a half-hour after Virginia Bea...
Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018
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Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018

The 24-year-old woman, Aminu Aliyu, who allegedly killed her husband's new wife is suspected to be the one that burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018. LIB reported that the newlywed, Fatima Aliyu was allegedly beaten to death with a pestle and her body set on fire by Amina in Minna, Niger state on Tuesday March 23, seven weeks after her wedding. Amina and her three alleged accomplices have since been arrested. Aliyu Abdullahi Dayi, the husband, who spoke to our Daily Trust, said the manner in which Amina killed his new wife suggested that she is responsible for the death of his two daughters who died in a mysterious fire incident in 2018. While narrating what had happened, Dabi said he was not around when the incident happened but someone called him around 3pm on Tuesda...
Police Shoot At Shiite Protesters In Abuja, One Killed (Disturbing Photos)
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Police Shoot At Shiite Protesters In Abuja, One Killed (Disturbing Photos)

At least one person was fatally shot while many others sustained gunshot injuries as operatives of the Nigerian Police forcefully dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the Human Rights Commissions’ office in the highly developed Maitama District. The deceased, Muhsin Abdallah, was killed by a live bullets when the police engaged the demonstrators with lethal force, Ibrahim Musa, Shiites spokesman told Peoples Gazette on Monday. Mr Musa said the IMN members had converged at their usual location in Maitama to protest against the continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife. Shortly after, police disrupted the “peaceful” procession, he said. “Today there was a daily ‘...
Police Arrest Notorious Gunrunners who Supply Firearms to Bandits in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina, Niger states
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Police Arrest Notorious Gunrunners who Supply Firearms to Bandits in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina, Niger states

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested three notorious suspects who have been supplying firearms to bandits operating in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina and Niger states. The suspects were identified as James Dungs and Oga Joseph from Plateau State. The third suspect Justine Oruadem was killed during the operation. The operation was carried out on Friday, March 26, by a combined team of the Federal Intelligence Bureau (FIB), Special Tactical Squad (STS), Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) and operatives of Operation Yaki attached to Kaduna State Police Command. It was gathered that the Force Intelligence Bureau got credible information that some armed men connecting Kaduna were heading for Niger and Zamfara states to carry out some deadly attacks. The police trailed the suspects ...
Police Present ₦1 Million Gift To Officers Who Rejected N1 Million Bribe
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Police Present ₦1 Million Gift To Officers Who Rejected N1 Million Bribe

The police in Kano State have honoured two officers who rejected one million naira offered them as bribe. The state Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Dikko, called on other officers to emulate their example. According to a statement by the police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, Friday morning, Garba Rabo and Jamilu Buhari were serving on the task force of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in the state when they were offered the bribe. He said in the course of their operation, they received information that expired goods worth billions of naira were kept in a warehouse in the Kano metropolis. “The task force team stormed the warehouse, where one million naira was offered them as bribe. They rejected the bribe, recovered the expired goods, the money as exhibit and ar...
Uganda Police Arrest Suspected Serial Killer who Strangled Four Young Women to Death and Burnt their Bodies after Having Sex with them
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Uganda Police Arrest Suspected Serial Killer who Strangled Four Young Women to Death and Burnt their Bodies after Having Sex with them

Police in Uganda has arrested a 23-year-old serial killer who allegedly murdered four young women and a three-month old baby in less than three weeks. The suspect identified as Musa Musaasizi, alias, Uncle, was arrested by detectives on Wednesday, March 24. The suspect, a resident of Mujomba Zone 6, Nakulabye in Rubaga Division, Kampala City, allegedly had sexual intercourse with all the four women before he strangled them, burnt their bodies and later dumped them in isolated areas in the same division. The suspected serial killer The Director of Crime Intelligence, Brig Christopher Ddamulira, who confirmed the arrest on Thursday, said the suspect admitted to the killings and is cooperating with detectives to identify the victims and where the killings happened. "We ...
Lagos Police Arrest Man While Riding a Police Bike Stolen During #EndSARS Crisis
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Lagos Police Arrest Man While Riding a Police Bike Stolen During #EndSARS Crisis

The police in Lagos state have arrested a man identified as Yusuf Saliu, for allegedly being in possession of a motorcycle that was stolen when a police post was invaded during the #EndSARS crisis. Many police stations in the state were raided by thugs who hijacked the #EndSARS protest in October 2020. The thugs killed some police officers and also looted the armoury as well as carted away some of the vehicles of the stations raided. In a statement released on Thursday, March 25, the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Ademuyiwa Adejobi said the suspect was found riding the motorcycle. “The police operatives attached to Mushin Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Yusuf Saliu, m, 32, at Daleko Area, Mushin, with one of the suspected stolen motorc...
Senate Moves To Whittle Down IGP’s Powers, Decentralises Police Structure
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Senate Moves To Whittle Down IGP’s Powers, Decentralises Police Structure

The new bill titled ‘The Nigeria Police Act 2020 (Amendment) Bill, 2021’, was sponsored by Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru (APC, Osun). According to the sponsor, the bill seeks to enhance the operational capacity of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) through the removal of constraints of funds and whittling down the over-centralisation of the command structure of the police force. This is coming six months after President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, on September 16, which repealed the Police Act Cap. P19 Laws of the Federation, 2004. The amendment seeks to decentralize the police command structure with operational and budgetary powers vested in the zonal offices. The bill also seeks to establish a zonal security advisory council and state securi...
Police Arraigns Lawyer For Stealing ₦5 Million In Ebonyi
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Police Arraigns Lawyer For Stealing ₦5 Million In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a 52-year-old lawyer, for allegedly stealing the sum of N5 million, belonging to one Igwe Nwokpata, in the state. The first defendant, Barr Onu Onwe, it was gathered, had been a lawyer to the complainant for over 13 years. He was said to have sold his (the complainant’s) piece of land at the rate of N29 million but accounted for N24 million. Trouble started when the lawyer asked the complainant (Mr Igwe Nwokpata) to sign the Power of Attorney. Daily Trust learnt that the complainant refused to sign the document and the lawyer, realising the complainant’s unwillingness to cooperate, reportedly forged his signature on the document. He reportedly committed the offence at Nna Street, Abakaliki, in Abakaliki Local Gover...
Police Mount 24-Hour Surveillance On Lagos Schools, Farms Over Insecurity
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Police Mount 24-Hour Surveillance On Lagos Schools, Farms Over Insecurity

THE Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, disclosed that policemen have been deployed to carry out 24 hours surveillance on schools and farms, to avert kidnappings and banditry in Lagos State. The Police boss, however, lamented that some of the terrains, especially those of the farms, were not accessible by vehicles. He said the command would liaise with the Ministry of Agriculture and the state government in purchasing motorcycles for that patrol of the farmlands. Fielding questions from journalists on the Command’s preparedness to prevent kidnap attacks on schools and farmlands, Odumosu said: “The Command has designed an Operation Order to cater for the deployment of personnel, surveillance, patrol and strict monitoring of schools and students’ a...
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...
Ten Killed In Shooting At Grocery Store In Colorado, One Suspect In Custody
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Ten Killed In Shooting At Grocery Store In Colorado, One Suspect In Custody

Large police response after reports of active shooter at Colorado grocery store Authorities in Boulder, Colorado, alerted residents Monday to an active shooter situation at a grocery store. Police didn't immediately say if there were casualties. A witness, Dean Schiller, said he was about to go grocery shopping at the King Soopers in south Boulder when he heard gunfire at the store and saw three people who appeared to have been injured. Two were outside the store, one was inside. An employee from the store told him there was a shooter inside. Another man told NBC affiliate KUSA that his granddaughters had gone with his son-in-law to the store to get vaccinated for Covid-19 when the shooting occurred. He said they hid inside a coat closet for an hour until authorities entered...
Wife Bites Off husband’s pen!s While Accusing him of Cheating
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Wife Bites Off husband’s pen!s While Accusing him of Cheating

A man will no longer be able to have sex for the rest of his life after his wife bit his Penis off. Asifa Nakagolo, 38, bit her husband, Bashir Mukaire's penis off in an act of revenge after she found out he stayed overnight at his second wife's house in Uganda. Asifa, who is pregnant, sank her teeth into her husband’s penis after he returned from a night out in Bugweri District, Eastern Uganda on Wednesday, March 17. She reportedly believed Bashir had been "cheating" on her with his second wife, who is also expecting a child. Mr Mukaire, a father of nine, is now fighting for his life, police claim, after his penis "died off" before it could be re-attached. The 45-year-old is believed to be suffering from a "major tear" to his "genitals". He said: "My second wife ...
Father Refuses to Report to the Police after 60-year-old Security Guard allegedly raped his 10-year-old Daughter in Aba
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Father Refuses to Report to the Police after 60-year-old Security Guard allegedly raped his 10-year-old Daughter in Aba

A father left residents in shock after he refused to report the alleged rape of his 10-year-old daughter to the police in Aba. It was gathered that the rape suspect, a 60-year-old security guard in a secondary school, was beaten up by residents of Graceland Avenue, Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State, on Sunday, March 21. According to Daily Trust, the suspect popularly known in the area as "Mbaise" was said to have tricked the minor into coming to his room, where he quietly defiled her and asked her to remain quiet. Eyewitnesses told Daily Trust that the victim whose mother is late, lives with her father and two younger brothers that are often left in her care. Madam Doris, a neigbour to both the victim and the accused, said the victim told her initially that ...
Herbalist, Bricklayer Arrested In Ogun Over Killing Of Housewife For Ritual
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Herbalist, Bricklayer Arrested In Ogun Over Killing Of Housewife For Ritual

A 29 years old herbalist Baoku Gbuyi and a 27 years old Bricklayer Olamide Odulaja have been arrested by detectives of Ogun State Police command, for allegedly killing a housewife, Modupeola Folorunsho and her 4 years old son, Peter Folorunsho for money ritual. The arrest of the suspects, according to a statement by the command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, followed a report received at Ijebu Igbo division from the victim’s husband. Oyeyemi said, Folorunso reported on 14th of February 2021, that his wife and his son went out since the previous day and were yet to return, and that efforts to locate her and the little boy didn’t yield any positive result. He added that “upon the report, a case of missing person was incidented, and the DPO Ijebu Igbo Division, SP Kazeem Solotan de...
30 Herdsmen, 322 Cows Missing In Anambra – Miyetti Allah Writes Police
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30 Herdsmen, 322 Cows Missing In Anambra – Miyetti Allah Writes Police

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has written to the police over alleged attacks on Fulani herders in Anambra State. MACBAN said there had been increasing violence against herders around Ayamelum, Anambra East, Orumba South, Dunukofia LGAs. The South Eastern Zone Chapter reported the matter to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, E Department, Force Headquarters. The letter signed by the Zonal Chairman, Gidado Siddiki, said the attacks resulted in casualties. The formal complaint stated that 30 Fulani herders and 322 cows are missing. “The lives of members of MACBAN are in danger in parts of these concerned communities. “We, therefore, ask for your urgent interventions to forestall further loss of lives and properties,” it read. A...
Police Deactivate Bomb Planted Inside a Bush in Kano
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Police Deactivate Bomb Planted Inside a Bush in Kano

A bomb planted in a bush at Aujirawa Alkali village in Gezawa LGA of Kano state has been deactivated by the police. The bomb which was found in the early hours of Friday March 19, was deactivated after the police was alerted. The state police spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa said the explosive device was successfully defused with the use of technical equipment. He said; “On receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Mr Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal led by CSP Haruna Isma’il to move to the scene. “The team immediately swung into action, after cordoning off the area, an Improvised Explosive Device was discovered.” Residents of the state have also been asked to report any suspicious movemen...
Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied
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Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied

The Rivers State Police Command has recovered the lifeless body of a man suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons. It was gathered that the hands and feet of the man identified as Onyeka Onuorah, were bound and the body tied to a mast belonging to a telecommunications company on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Residents of the area discovered the body on Wednesday, March 17 and immediately alerted the police Spokesperson of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident to Punch on Wednesday, said that the man might have been murdered. "I can confirm a case of murder reported by the Divisional Police Officer, Azikiwe Police Station this morning where a corpse was seen on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two, Diobu, Po...
Xenophobia fears sparked as Asian women among 8 killed in Atlanta spa shootings
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Xenophobia fears sparked as Asian women among 8 killed in Atlanta spa shootings

Six Asian women were among eight people shot and killed at spas around the US city of Atlanta on Tuesday, with a white man in custody on suspicion of staging all three attacks, police said. The shootings came with many Asian-Americans already on edge following a recent spike in hate crimes against the community, and triggered immediate fears that Asian-run businesses may have been deliberately targeted. Four of the victims were killed at Young's Asian Massage near Acworth, a suburb of Georgia state capital Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Captain Jay Baker of the Cherokee County sheriff's office told the paper the victims were two Asian women, a white woman, and a white man, while a Hispanic man was wounded. Adriana Mejia, niece of one of the victims, said th...
Police Confirm Abduction Of RCCG, Bank Staff By Gunmen At Quarry Site In Ibadan
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Police Confirm Abduction Of RCCG, Bank Staff By Gunmen At Quarry Site In Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of staff of RCCG and staff of a new generation bank by gunmen at a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was gathered that some gunmen stormed a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and kidnapped two people. According to report on Tuesday, the gunmen stormed the quarry site located along Ijebu-Ode/Ibadan Road and kidnapped the victims on Monday. It was gathered from a source that one Mr Popoola Isaac, a staff of RCC and Mr Ismail Adeoye, a staff of one of the new generation banks were the two abducted. The case was consequently reported at the Idi Ayunre Police Station. The kidnap of the duo happened a few months after some gunmen stormed a quarry site at Akinyele local government area in Ibadan ...
Police begin probe as suspected herdsmen kidnap five in Anambra
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Police begin probe as suspected herdsmen kidnap five in Anambra

One of the victims, Francis Onwuachu, is the President-General of Omor community. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Haruna, confirmed the incident. He said he was not aware of the number of victims as of press time, adding that the report he got was that the president-general of the community was kidnapped. Haruna said the command had commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. He said until investigation was concluded to ascertain what led to the incident and those behind it, he would not be able to say if the abductors were locals or Fulani herdsmen. A former Chairman of the local government area, Udoji Amedu, said Onwuachu’s car had been recovered by the police. He stated, “Apart from the PG, we heard that four other p...

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