Thursday, October 28

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#EndSARS anniversary: Two persons reportedly arrested at Lekki tollgate
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#EndSARS anniversary: Two persons reportedly arrested at Lekki tollgate

The police in Lagos state have reportedly arrested two persons at the Lekki tollgate as Nigerians plan to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the October 20 EndSARS protest that turned bloody. According to BBC, one of those arrested claimed he was a journalist while the other person stormed the tollgate with a placard with the intention to stage a protest. The two persons are currently in police black maria vans. The state police command released a statement on Tuesday warning residents of the state against staging any street protest. According to the statement, only indoor and virtual events will be allowed. See photos of police presence at the tollgate below
Shatta Wale pictured in handcuffs after he was busted by police over fake shooting incident
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Shatta Wale pictured in handcuffs after he was busted by police over fake shooting incident

The Police have arrested Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale, for playing a prank that he had been shot. The popular Ghanaian artiste who made the hit song Already with Beyonce, was declared wanted by the police alongside one other person. He turned himself in on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 8.59pm. Photos of him in handcuffs have now gone viral. The police also said it has arrested two other persons connected to the artiste in this "fake shooting incident". The two others arrested are Kojo Owusu Koranteng and Eric Venator, according to the police they circulated the false information with regards to Shatta Wale being shot and the media also carried the story. The police said the act by these two men caused fear and panic. Shatta Wal...
Police nab 3 car thieves in Adamawa, recover stolen vehicle
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Police nab 3 car thieves in Adamawa, recover stolen vehicle

Police operatives in Adamawa State have arrested three car thieves and recovered a car that they stole. The state Police Command said Monday that its operatives arrested the three suspects who robbed a resident of Jimeta, Musa Adamu Jarma of his CRV Honda 2020 SUV car. A statement signed by the command’s public relations officer, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, said the car snatching took place on October 10, 2021. “Police operatives attached to Surveillance unit of CID Yola, arrested a 3-man criminal gang that attacked and robbed a resident, Alhaji Musa Adamu, Jarma Jimeta, in Yola North local government area on 10/10/2021 between the hours of 10 am and 11am and moved away with his vehicle CRV FWD 2020 model Jeep,” the police explained. It added that the breakthrough that led to the arr...
Police rescue abducted twin daughters and personal aides of Kwara monarch
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Police rescue abducted twin daughters and personal aides of Kwara monarch

Kwara State Police Command on Sunday said it has rescued the kidnapped twin daughters and domestic staff of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti local government area of Kwara state. The 6-year-old twin girls, maid, driver, and security were abducted by gunmen last Thursday on their way home from school at Omu-Aran in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday, said the victims were rescued unhurt. "The Kwara State Police Command is pleased to inform the members of the Public of the successful search and rescue operations conducted in the kidnap incidents involving twin girls of HRM Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of OBBO Ayegunle in ...
Photo of the terror suspect who killed British MP, Sir David Amess, is released as it’s revealed he became radicalized watching Islamist videos
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Photo of the terror suspect who killed British MP, Sir David Amess, is released as it’s revealed he became radicalized watching Islamist videos

The terror suspect accused of stabbing Sir David Amess to death has been pictured for the first time. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, is being held by police on suspicion of murdering the veteran Conservative MP as he met with his Southend West constituents on Friday afternoon, October 15. Police and intelligence officials are still not sure about why the 69-year-old Tory politician was singled out for attack by a suspected Islamist extremist. Reports had initially suggested that Sir David, a devout Roman Catholic and prominent Brexiteer who was MP for Southend West, had been selected because of his political views or religion. However, investigators now believe that there may have been no specific motive for the targeting of Sir David, and that the 69-year-old was stabbed to death be...
Man armed with bow and arrow kills five people in Norway attacks, police say
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Man armed with bow and arrow kills five people in Norway attacks, police say

A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others in a series of attacks in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, local police said. The suspect was in custody, police added. "The man used a bow and arrow ... for some of the attacks," police chief Oeyvind Aas told reporters. The police were investigating whether other weapons had also been used, he said. "The man has been apprehended ... from the information we now have, this person carried out these actions alone," Aas added. One of the wounded people was an off-duty police officer. Newspaper VG showed images of an arrow that appeared to be stuck in the wall of a wood-paneled building. The death toll was the worst of any attack in Norway since 2011, when far-right extremist Anders Behring...
Gunmen ambush police patrol team in Bayelsa, cart away riffle
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Gunmen ambush police patrol team in Bayelsa, cart away riffle

A police patrol team has been ambushed by suspected cultists at Kolo-Ogbia road, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. A riffle belonging to a police inspector who was injured in the attack, was reportedly carted away. Police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat confirmed the incident and also revealed that only the inspector sustained an injury. He added in Bayelsa State Police media WhatsApp group, that an investigation is ongoing. Butswat wrote; “Police officers who were conducting stop and search operations along Kolo-Ogbia Road, were attacked by gunmen suspected to be cultists, on 11 October, 2021, at about 2245hours. “A Police inspector was fatally injured and his riffle was carted away. Investigation is ongoing to apprehend the gunmen and recover...
Suspended Enugu traditional ruler, wife hospitalized after release from police
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Suspended Enugu traditional ruler, wife hospitalized after release from police

The suspended traditional ruler of Ihekwuenu-Aku Autonomous community in Igbo Etiti LGA of Enugu State, Igwe Christopher Okwor has been admitted at the Emergency Care Unit (ICU) of an undisclosed hospital. Also admitted at the hospital is the wife of the traditional ruler, Mrs Martina Okwor. One of the Igwe’s daughters, Miss Kenechukwu Okwor, told journalists in Enugu on Monday, that this was coming barely 24 hours after her parents were released from the Force CID in Abuja, who invaded their Nsukka residence on Oct. 7. Kenechukwu alleged that her father’s health had deteriorated because the police operatives denied him access to his medication and family doctor. She said that preliminary investigation by medical personnel showed that the Igwe complained of chest pain and had c...
I faked my kidnap because my mother is stingy – 17-year-old student
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I faked my kidnap because my mother is stingy – 17-year-old student

A Senior Secondary School 3 (SS3) student in Abia State identified as Obinna Nwatu, has been arrested by the police for faking his kidnap to extort money from his mother, Mrs. Rose Nwatu. Abia Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede told newsmen on Friday October 8 that the incident was reported to the police by Obinna's younger brother, Wisdom Nwatu. Wisdom had said his brother was kidnapped along Stadium road, Okpuala Ngwa by unknown hoodlums operating with ash colour Sienna, with registration number unknown, when he went to buy recharge card After an investigation was conducted, the anti-kidnapping unit of the Command arrested one Chinaza Favour Ukaigwe whose bank account was used to receive a ransom of Two hundred thousand naira (N200,000) only. ...
Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
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Update: Mali midfielder, Yves Bissouma named as the Brighton star arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Yves Bissouma has been named in several reports as the Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder arrested by Police in Sussex on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman at a nightclub. The 25-year-old was filmed being led out of the Arch night club on Brighton seafront by officers from Sussex Police in the early hours of yesterday morning. The midfielder was arrested along with man in his forties. The pair spent yesterday day in police custody. Sussex Police said: “Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton in the early hours of Wednesday. “A man in his forties and a man in his twenties, both from Brighton, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time.” The club said: “Brighton and ...
IGP denies plans to bring back disbanded SARS
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IGP denies plans to bring back disbanded SARS

The Nigeria Police Force has denied reports claiming the police is set to bring back the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS. Rumors of the police chief planning to reintroduce the disbanded unit were rife online today October 7. However, a statement released by the spokesperson of the police force, Frank Mba, says the story is false. Read the statement below ''The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a false news report making the rounds online and offline suggesting that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the re-establishment of the defunct Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS). The Force wishes to categorially emphasize that there is no plan whatsoever to bring back the disbanded SARS. SARS is gone for ...
Police: Racist abuse of Alexander-Arnold & Keita came from outside UK
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Police: Racist abuse of Alexander-Arnold & Keita came from outside UK

Merseyside Police were unable to take action against the Instagram users who racially abused Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita after they were found to be based outside of the UK. Monkey emojis were sent to both players on April 6 following Liverpool's Champions League defeat at Real Madrid. The abusive comments were removed by Instagram and reported to the police. Merseyside Police told Sky Sports News they have closed their investigation because all the offending users were traced outside of the UK. A spokesman for the force said: "Following a full investigation, all the offenders were identified from their social media accounts but all were based abroad so no further action was therefore taken."
Police arrests 279 motorcyclists in Jigawa
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Police arrests 279 motorcyclists in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa State has arrested 279 motorcyclists for violating the state government’s order on the restriction of movement. Recall that the Jigawa State Government had banned the movements of motorcycles from 9pm to 6am to check insecurity. Police Spokesman ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the arrest to DAILY POST. He said the move is part of measures adopted by the state government to ensure maximum security of its citizens. Shiisu explained that following the executive order by the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, the police swung into action to ensure the total enforcement of the order. According to him “we were able to arrest Two Hundred and Seventy-Nine motorcyclists across the State and Two Hundred and Twenty Three Ninety have been charged to court ...
Police arrest Suspected Killers of Kano Pastor
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Police arrest Suspected Killers of Kano Pastor

The police has said that it has arrested seven suspects said to be killers of the leader of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano State, Shuaibu Yohana. The Pastor was killed by a mob few days ago after he intervened in a case involving one Sabo Idris who was accused of killing his elder brother’s wife, Zainab Balan’iya. Yohanna was accused of hiding Mr Idris who is a Christian convert, before being lynched by the mob who burnt down his church, house and school. Police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa told BBC Hausa that they arrested six suspects “on the spot”. The seventh suspect was said to have turned himself in. The case has been transferred to the homicide department at the police command headquarters in Bompai, Kano. K...
Teenager kills his own newborn son to get out of Paying Child Support
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Teenager kills his own newborn son to get out of Paying Child Support

A teenager has been jailed after police say he killed his newborn son to get out of paying for child support. 17-year-old Caleb Blake Brown has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his son, Emerson Ziesmer. The incident occurred in Carrolton, Texas on August 9, when Brown was allegedly left alone briefly with the infant. Afterwards, Brown and the baby’s mother, Rachel Ziesmer, took Emerson to the emergency room after police said the Rachel noticed the infant was "pale and had significant bruising around his abdomen." Emerson was subsequently transferred to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, but died from his injuries. An autopsy indicated that Emerson had a lacerated liver, several misplaced ribs and an abrasion on the back of his h...
Irate mob overpowers vigilante, sets suspected thief ablaze in Delta
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Irate mob overpowers vigilante, sets suspected thief ablaze in Delta

An irate mob has reportedly overpowered a vigilante group, setting a suspected thief ablaze in Warri, Delta State. The Police Rapid Response Team from “A” Division in Warri had arrested a four-man gang, including 22-year-old Efe David, with three others fleeing the scene. The gang had allegedly snatched a tricycle with registration number FHR 600 QF at Hausa Quarters. The fleeing suspects escaped from the crime scene with the snatched tricycle following a hot chase by the police. Based on the information, one of the fleeing suspects was arrested by the vigilante with the snatched tricycle just as the remaining two others escaped. The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP ...
Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid
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Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid

41-year-old Police sergeant, Ricki Vaughan has been sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting a young barmaid. Vaughan was said to have gone on two dates with the landlady named only as Ms E, after he drove to her pub in a police car to discuss a charity barbecue. They had sex on two occasions after Ms E contacted PS Vaughan through one of his police colleagues A misconduct panel heard that Ms E, then the manager at the Wellington pub in Welwyn Village, Herts, suspected she was pregnant after sleeping with PS Vaughan and subsequently turned up at his house drunk one evening, forcing him to call the police to get her to leave. Vaughan also exchanged messages with a barmaid named as Ms C, centered on organizing some work experience at the force's control r...
E-kids’ TV presenter jailed after threatening a woman he raped
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E-kids’ TV presenter jailed after threatening a woman he raped

39-year-old former children's TV presenter, Paul 'Des' Ballard has been jailed after being found guilty in July of raping a lady in a hotel room. He reportedly attacked the woman in a hotel room in Hatfield Heath, Essex, on September 19 last year. His terrified victim managed to escape the room and informed a member of staff about the attack who called the police. Ballard denied raping and threatening the victim, claiming that they had consensual sex. Ballard, who told the woman "you're dying tonight" while raping her, was found guilty of rape, attempted rape, assault, criminal damage, and threats to kill.  He was handed a 10 year jail sentence by a Chelmsford Crown Court. Detective Constable Dan Lambert who led the investigation said: "Today, Ballar...
Update: Two men are Arrested in Connection with the Murder of Journalist Lyra McKee
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Update: Two men are Arrested in Connection with the Murder of Journalist Lyra McKee

Police have arrested two more men over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee. The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Londonderry area on Friday morning, October 1, under the Terrorism Act. They have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave police station in Belfast for an interview. Ms. McKee, 29, was shot dead in Londonderry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan. Three men have already been charged with her murder, while another two men have been charged with rioting and associated offences. The extremist group that styles itself the New IRA previously claimed responsibility for the killing. Last month, Geroid Cavanagh, 33, and Jordan Devine, 21, both from Londonderry appeared by videolink at the city's magistrates' court where they were cha...
15-year-old boy Arrested for allegedly Shooting his 11-year-old Sister to Death
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15-year-old boy Arrested for allegedly Shooting his 11-year-old Sister to Death

The police have arrested a 15-year-old boy as suspect after an 11-year-old girl was killed this week in a Wisconsin shooting. The boy was arrested and booked on a tentative charge of first-degree reckless homicide after the girl was shot Tuesday, September 28. It was later found that the girl shot was the suspect's sister. According to the Fitchburg Police Department, police officers and emergency medical personnel responded to a report of a person who had been shot at an apartment in the Curry Court neighborhood shortly after 9:30 p.m. They found the 11-year-old girl victim, who was then transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. An hour later she was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Carolanah Schenk. Police identified the suspect ...
Man arrested for allegedly ”squeezing” his three-year-old daughter to death in Lagos
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Man arrested for allegedly ”squeezing” his three-year-old daughter to death in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested a man, Adamu Haruna, for allegedly squeezing his three-year-old daughter to death in the Igando area of the state on Wednesday, September 29. The Nation reports that Haruna, believed to be mentally unstable, however, said he was trying to protect her from "attack." Haruna was said to have suddenly woken up in the early hours of yesterday, told his wife he wanted to go to the toilet and requested her to accompany him. His wife was reported to have told him to go alone. A neighbour said his wife told him that when her husband returned, he told her to go and have her bath but the woman refused. “He started beating her, insisting that she obeyed him. When the woman got to the bathroom, she discovered that h...
London musician missing after failing to appear for concert
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London musician missing after failing to appear for concert

Police in the UK are searching for a talented cello player who vanished a week ago when she failed to show up to a concert. Penka Petkova, 26, was last seen at her flat in East London on September 20 by her housemates. Concerned friends reported her missing after she failed to appear at a concert on Tuesday, September 21.  They said she has not been in contact with anyone since and her phone is switched off. Police have launched an appeal to find Penka, who is a tutor at Islington Media and Arts College. The cello player graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on a scholarship. She also appeared as a soloist for Classic FM’s Radio Orchestra. Conductor Thomas Blunt said: “Penka is a talented cellist who studied at the Guildhall School and has been missing s...
Masked gunmen reportedly abduct worshipper in Lagos
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Masked gunmen reportedly abduct worshipper in Lagos

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted one Kingsley Ogbuagu, near Catholic Church of the Visitation, Festac town, Lagos. According to the alleged victim, he had packed his car and was about to enter the church when three masked gunmen dragged and bundled him into a Lexus SUV and drove off. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who confirmed the incident on Facebook said his team are currently at the scene of the incident. "Kingsley Ogbuagu has been abducted by gun men around Catholic Church of the Visitation, Festac town , Amuwo Odofin Lagos. Our team led by Samuel Chibuike Okonkwo are on site visitation and possibly Hi-tracknet. My Lagos Police friend, please help me scan through your police cells and check if Kingsley is with you guys. Check out IGP IRT office, IGP STS office and a...
Contributory Pensions Scheme: Retired Police Officers accuse IGP, others of mismanaging funds
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Contributory Pensions Scheme: Retired Police Officers accuse IGP, others of mismanaging funds

Police Retirees under the Contributory Pensions Scheme on Tuesday embarked on another protest over the alleged lack of equity in the scheme. The police retirees converged at the gates of the National Assembly to push home their earlier demand to be exited from the scheme. The officers had in April taken their protest to the National Assembly when they made similar demands in a form of a petition which received the blessings of the Senate following which an investigative hearing of their petition was carried out. They also accused the Inspector General of Police, Baba Alkali and the management team of aiding and abetting the alleged fraudulent mismanagement of the fund which they claim is being diverted to private pockets. The retirees said based on their findings, Baba Alkali a...
Reps move to remove police from contributory pension, as retired officers storm NASS
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Reps move to remove police from contributory pension, as retired officers storm NASS

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for a second reading, a bill to amend the pension reform act to exclude the police from the contributory pension. The bill seeks to remove the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force from the pension reforms Act. It would be recalled that police retirees stormed the National Assembly early Tuesday morning to raise issues affecting their pension. The bill, sponsored by Francis Waive from Delta State, was passed for a second reading by the House. Leading the debate on the bill, Waive argued that the military and intelligence agencies who are not in the pension reform act are enjoying more pensions than the police. “On account of the above amongst many others, the Nigeria Police ought and should be exempted from the current pension s...
Traders beat suspected IPOB member enforcing sit-at-home order to death in Imo
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Traders beat suspected IPOB member enforcing sit-at-home order to death in Imo

The police in Imo on Monday confirmed the death of an escapee of Imo Correctional Centre Owerri and a member of the proscribed IPOB/ESN group in the state. The police spokesperson, CSP Michael Abattam, confirmed the incident to journalists in Owerri, Imo State. Mr. Abattam said that the incident occurred on Monday at about 0745hrs, while residents of Umuagbavo Oru Ahiara in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State, came out of their houses for their daily business activities. According to police, “One Obinwanne Iwu, 34, a native Ahiara in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State, came to the market with members of his gang attacking, looting opened shops and forcing people to lock up their shops and preventing them from doing their legitimate businesses.” “Many shops were opened and people wer...
Missing boy, Carson Shephard, 7, found in wall cavity at grandma’s loft
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Missing boy, Carson Shephard, 7, found in wall cavity at grandma’s loft

A seven-year-old boy who went missing and sparked a frantic police search has been found in his grandmother’s loft. Carson Shephard vanished from the Scottish town of New Cumnock in East Ayrshire on Sunday night, September 19. East Ayrshire Police issued an appeal around 10.20pm, and some locals spent the entire night searching for the boy. The force this morning confirmed that Carson has been found "safe and well". Mum Gemma Glover, 27, from Glasgow, said he had been staying with his grandmother Jacquie McCartney in New Cumnock for the past few months. She told reporters: "It's such a massive relief. "Police searched the loft three times last night but came in with specialist equipment this morning.     "I've never felt anything like it, it was cra...
Three UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats
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Three UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats

Three schools in Lincolnshire have been evacuated after the police received reports of "alleged bombs on the premises". The Police have described the move as a "precautionary measure" even though no evidence has been found to back up the threats. Some UK news outlets reported that children were ordered to evacuate the schools in Spalding, as police descended on the buildings. The affected schools are Spalding High School, St John the Baptist Primary and Monkshouse Primary.   Confirming this, the police said in a statement;   "We are working with three schools in Spalding following reports of threats received relating to alleged bombs on the premises. "We are sending resources to each school to work with the Head Teacher to establish the facts and to ensure the ...
Police warns Christians to stop organizing prayers inside forest to avoid being kidnapped
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Police warns Christians to stop organizing prayers inside forest to avoid being kidnapped

The Ogun state police command has advised members of the public to desist from holding prayer sessions in the forest so as to avoid being kidnapped. The command said that people still organise prayer sessions in the forest despite series of warnings that this makes them easy preys for kidnappers hiding in those forests. A statement signed by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, reads in part: "It is worthy of note that the present security situation in the country does not favour organizing prayer sessions in isolated places." The police spokesman said that the command was working to get rid of kidnappers. However, in the meantime, Oyeyemi urged the general public to "desist from creating opportunities for them to operate." He encouraged memb...
Police arrest fake military officer with AK-49 rifle in Nasarawa
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Police arrest fake military officer with AK-49 rifle in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa Police Command has arrested a fake military officer who has been oppressing residents of Karu and Lafia local government areas of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi, disclosed this on Friday, September 17, in Lafia while parading the suspect alongside 60 other suspected criminals. According to the CP, the suspect, Timothy Emmanuel, who is an indigene of Plateau State had been on the watch list of the Police. He was said to have been apprehended with an AK-49 rifle and two magazines while travelling along the B.A.D Road in a vehicle suspected to have been stolen. "On 12/9/2021 at about 1900hrs, one Timothy Emmanuel `M` 28yrs of Bakin Chiyawa village, Quanpan LGA of Plateau State was intercepted along B.A.D road, Lafia wearing Military...
Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers
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Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arraigned Lekan Sebanjo before a Karu Grade 1 Area Court on Friday for allegedly insulting officers on duty. The defendant was accused of obstructing public servants in the discharge of their functions. The 28-year-old, who resides at Jikwoyi on the outskirts of Abuja, denied the allegation. The prosecutor, Ayotunde Adeyanju, told the court that Sebanjo committed the offence on August 15. Adeyanju recalled that policemen led by ASP Bukar Mohammed intercepted an offender and his vehicle. “From nowhere, Sebanjo came out to rain insults on the police operatives thereby obstructing them from discharging their functions,’’ he said. Adeyanju added that the offence contravened provisions of the Penal Code. The ju...
Group accuses PDP, Abuja politicians of sponsoring crises in lmo
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Group accuses PDP, Abuja politicians of sponsoring crises in lmo

GoA group, Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths, GACIY, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some politicians living in Abuja of sponsoring cult boys disguising as Eastern Security Network, ESN agents against Imolites to promote lies against the person of Governor Hope Uzodimma. The group said some of these politicians live in Abuja from where they carry out their nefarious and dastardly actions against Imolites. Sir Collins Ughalaa ,the Convener of the Global Association of Concerned Imo Youths made this accusation in Owerri on Thursday while beefing DAILY POST. GACIY said today, evidence suggests politicians are cloning the ESN and God knows what else. “By using cult boys disguised as ESN agents, the sponsors project the narrative that violent separatism i...
Two Nigerian men, one other, arrested in killing of 8-year-old boy in the US
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Two Nigerian men, one other, arrested in killing of 8-year-old boy in the US

Three men have been arrested in the killing of an 8-year-old boy in Prince George's County, police said Wednesday, September 15. Two of the suspects arrested over the fatal shooting of Peyton "PJ" Evans are of Nigerian descent. The suspects, 21-year-old Desmond Nkwocha, 23-year-old Mark Nkwocha and 23-year-old George Shamman, all face attempted first-degree murder, second-degree murder and weapons-related charges, police said. Eight-year-old Peyton Evans was shot on August 24 while in a relative's apartment in Landover, Maryland, playing a video game and eating tacos, his family said. Police said that a group of adults were gathered outside on the 1600 block of Brightseat Road when three men approached in a white sedan. "One occupant from that white sedan fired s...
Rapper G-Eazy Named as Suspect on NYPD Assault Report
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Rapper G-Eazy Named as Suspect on NYPD Assault Report

Rapper G-Eazy has been named as a suspect in a New York Police Department report after his crew allegedly got violent with another group, with punches and bottles thrown. In the report made available to TMZ, it was stated that the rapper is a suspect in the incident which occurred around 1 AM on Friday September 10, at the Boom Boom Room in the Standard Hotel. G-Eazy's crew got into an altercation with a few other guys, and one of them claimed a member of the rapper's entourage hit him on the head with a glass bottle. The scuffle moved outside, where G-Eazy allegedly punched another man in the head. While the guy who took the took a bottle to the head went to the hospital to get checked out, the guy G-Eazy allegedly punched refused treatment. No arrest has been made yet but...
Chris Brown’s Security Files Battery Report after a man Spat on one of them
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Chris Brown’s Security Files Battery Report after a man Spat on one of them

Chris Brown's home has been visited by the police after being called in following an alleged battery involving his security team. The police were called in to Chris Brown's San Fernando Valley home after a man came riding up to the property on a motorbike. After the singer's security lit the guy up with a flashlight to figure out if he was a guest or just someone cruising the neighborhood, they stopped him and asked why he rode up to the house. TMZ reported that the man who got irritated while being questioned, spat in the guard's face and rode off into the night. The Los Angeles Police took a battery report, but so far no arrests have been made. This is at least the third time in 5 months, cops have been called to Chris' home. LAPD broke up his massive birthday party i...
Uzoamaka Ohiri grilled by Police and allegedly barred from tackling ex-husband, OAP Nedu on social media
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Uzoamaka Ohiri grilled by Police and allegedly barred from tackling ex-husband, OAP Nedu on social media

Uzoamaka Ohiri, ex-wife of media personality Chinedu Ani, a.k.a Nedu has allegedly been barred from tackling her ex-husband on social media by the police. Punch reported that Ohiri was given the directive after being grilled by the police for three days following a petition against her by her ex-husband, Nedu. In a letter of invitation with reference letter CR:3000/LSX/D10/Vol.3/71 which was signed by Fayoade Adegoke, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, the comedian’s ex-wife was asked to see CSP Margaret Ighodalo. Uzoamaka was informed in the letter dated September 7, 2021, that the invitation was merely for fact-finding. The publication reported that upon getting to the SCID on Wednesday September 8, Ohiri’s phot...
Fake lawyer who practiced for 10 years Apprehended in Osun
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Fake lawyer who practiced for 10 years Apprehended in Osun

A man identified as Adebowale Babatunde has been arrested for parading himself as a lawyer while presenting himself as a counsel before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State. Investigations show that Babatunde has practised for over 10 years and was charged by the police in a case file number: MOS/152C/2021. Fake lawyer who practiced for 10 years apprehended in Osun A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Osogbo branch, Dawood Ajetunmobi, said the Ministry of Justice has taken over the case from the police after the union requested it to do so. It was learnt that the fake lawyer, Babatunde on March 10, 2021, appeared before Magistrate A. A Adeyeba to move a motion. However, the way and manner in which the fake lawyer conducted himself in the...
R&B singer Jaheim Hoagland charged with Animal Cruelty
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R&B singer Jaheim Hoagland charged with Animal Cruelty

R&B Singer Jaheim H. Hoagland has been charged with animal cruelty after police say they found 15 dogs in varying stages of emaciation, without access to food and water. Hillsborough Township Police on Monday, September 6, at about 9:16 a.m., went to the area of River Road and Chamberlain Drive for a report of a puppy in distress, said Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. When police arrived they found six dogs in separate animal crates in the driveway of a Chamberlain Drive home. One of the dogs was initially unresponsive in a water-filled crate and had to be euthanized, said Robertson. More dogs were found inside of separate crates which were partially filled with several inches of water and dog feces, said Robertson. The homeowner, identified as Jaheim H. H...
Teenage girl killed and dismembered in Delta
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Teenage girl killed and dismembered in Delta

The police in Delta state have launched an investigation in the killing of a yet-to-be-identified female teenager whose dismembered body was found dumped in the bush in Unuebu Aragba, Obiaruku community, in the Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday, September 8. According to reports, the vital organs of the victims were harvested by her killers believed to be ritualists. Confirming the unfortunate incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, said the police is on the trail of those behind the heinous act.
Police confirms escape of suspect from custody in Edo
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Police confirms escape of suspect from custody in Edo

A suspect arrested for burglary by vigilante group has escaped from police detention in Benin City, Edo State. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Bello Kontongs who confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday, September 7, debunked claim in an online publication that the suspect’s gang members bribed police to secure his freedom. The PPRO said that the suspect, Chuks Obuh was arrested at Agbor Road in Benin city and was handed over to the men of Esigie police Division, Benin city for discrete investigation and possible prosecution. "Contrary to what was reported on social media that the suspect’s syndicate bought police over to secure the freedom of their member, the suspect actually escaped from lawful custody on 5th September, 21 during a heavy downpour at ab...
Enugu APC crisis: Police arrest State Chairman, Ben Nwoye
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Enugu APC crisis: Police arrest State Chairman, Ben Nwoye

The Enugu State Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Ben Nwoye was on Tuesday arrested by the police. DAILY POST learnt that the chairman was arrested over an alleged petition by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani. The party’s crisis took another dimension after the ward congress of the party in the State, with parallel exercise conducted in the 260 wards. The development was replicated in the last Saturday local government congress. It was gathered that 20 policemen stormed the secretariat of the party in the State shortly after Nwoye held the swearing-in of the 17 local government council chairmen and arrested him.
Man who choked mum-of-two to death during sex is jailed for less than 5 years
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Man who choked mum-of-two to death during sex is jailed for less than 5 years

A man who choked a mum-of-two to death during sex has been jailed for four years and eight months. Sam Pybus, 31, choked Sophie Moss, 35, to death as the pair had sex at her home in Darlington, UK, in the early hours of Sunday, February 7, this year. Sophie Moss was found unresponsive by police and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Pybus - who was married to someone else at the time - had gone to Darlington Police Station to alert officers to Sophie’s death, stating that he believed he had fatally strangled her after being invited to her home in the early hours of that morning. Pybus had drunk 24 bottles of Amstel lager over 10 hours. The pair had been in a sexual relationship and would see each other for sex around six times a year. Pybus admit...
18 people kidnapped in Kaduna community
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18 people kidnapped in Kaduna community

18 people have been kidnapped in Keke, a community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Daily Trust reported that the gunmen who came in large numbers, invaded the community around 12 midnight. Though there is no official confirmation yet, it was reported that the police are presently in the area.
Police confirm killing of two gang leaders in Rivers community
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Police confirm killing of two gang leaders in Rivers community

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of two notorious cult gang leaders allegedly terrorizing Ibaa community in Emohua Local Government Area of the state. The command said the officers while acting on credible information, arrested one Goodluck Ezekwu A.K.A ‘Big Daddy, the leader of the notorious gang who killed a member a local vigilante group in Ibaa, Amobi Oguzo and his son, Prince Oguzo two weeks ago. The Command in a statement on Monday by its Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni said Big Daddy who was “arrested in Imo State and taken to custody”. The statement said during interrogation he made a useful confessions and led the police team to Ibaa community, where one Ebere Amesi and other members of the gang were hibernating. According to the statement, ...
IGP reacts as police arrest 1,503 high-profile criminal suspects, rescue 393 victims
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IGP reacts as police arrest 1,503 high-profile criminal suspects, rescue 393 victims

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has commended the Katsina State Police Command for arresting 1,503 high-profile criminal suspects and securing the freedom of 393 kidnapped victims The command also recovered 4-GPMG, 37-AK47 rifles, 288 anti-aircraft ammunition This was contained in a statement on Friday by CP Frank Mba Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja He further commended the state command for rescuing kidnapped victims and reuniting them with their families, as it showed improving public confidence. He said the IGP gave the commendation during a one-day official visit to Katsina State on Thursday, 2nd September, 2021. He said the visit was part of efforts at carrying out on-the-spot security assessments in the State, and to...
EuroMillions winner who said £27million win ‘destroyed her life’ is found dead
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EuroMillions winner who said £27million win ‘destroyed her life’ is found dead

Margaret Loughrey, the EuroMillions winner who said her £27million win 8 years ago ‘destroyed her life’, has been found dead. Belfast Live reported that emergency services were called to Loughrey's home in Ballycolman area of Strabane, Northern Ireland around 10.30am this morning. Police said they are not treating the death of Margaret Loughrey who lived alone as "suspicious", but a post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause.     A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesperson said;  "Police received a report of the sudden death of a woman at the Ballycolman Lane area of Strabane on Thursday 2nd September. "A post mortem is due to take place but at this stage, the death is not being treated as suspicious." Ms Loughrey, who was unemployed, bou...
Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre
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Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre

Two brothers have been found dead inside a car near a daycare centre in South Carolin, USA. Police rushed to the scene after reports of two infants unresponsive inside the vehicle. When officers arrived shortly after 5.30pm local time to Sunshine House on Wilson Boulevard, South Carolina, USA, they found two infants inside the vehicle, and they were sadly pronounced dead at the scene by emergency paramedics. The coroner's office confirmed the infants were two twin boys. Fox News reports that it's not clear if the daycare were involved or connected to the tragic incident. Richland County Sheriff's Department (RCSF) is investigating. Sunshine House is an early learning academy and daycare centre based in Sout...
Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’
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Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’

Famous Instagram model, Janae Gagnier aka Mercedes Morr has died at the age of 33  in what is suspected to be a murder-suicide. Gagnier, a model with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, was found dead at Cortland Apartments. Police also found the body of 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto, according to ABC 13. He is believed to be the suspect in Gagnier's killing. Police officers found the bodies after they responded to a welfare check at about 4 p.m. Sunday. There was no known relationship between him and Gagnier, according to the Richmond Police Department. The cause of death for the pair is pending autopsy results, but police said it is being considered as a murder-suicide. Rapper Tory Lanez was one of the first people to confirm her death, posting "Res...
Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter, Cecily arrested for Domestic violence
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Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter, Cecily arrested for Domestic violence

Dog the Bounty Hunter's stepdaughter, Cecily has been arrested by the police for domestic violence. Police report obtained by TMZ, revealed that cops in Honolulu got a call just before midnight on July 31 about an argument at a residence, and when they got there the alleged victim who turned out to Cecily's lover of 5 years, told cops that she punched and bit him. Cecily's man told cops that they were drinking before she became verbally and physically abusive, allegedly punching him on both sides of his face, biting his upper back and leaving a mark with swelling and bruising. Revealing that this is not the first such incident has happened, Cecily's lover revealed that he got sick of her alleged behavior and called police for the first time. ...
Kaduna police vow to arrest killers of Senator Na’Allah’s son
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Kaduna police vow to arrest killers of Senator Na’Allah’s son

The Kaduna state police says it has begun an investigation into the killing of Abdulakreem Na'Allah, son of Senator Bala Na'Allah. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, ASP Muhammed Jalige, said on August 29 at about 3.30pm, the Kaduna Police Command received an unfortunate report of the assassination of Capt. Abdulkarim Ibn Na-Allah 'M' 36 years and a son to Senator Bala Ibn Na-Allah. ''The report has it that the assassins forcefully gained access into the resident of the deceased at Umar Gwandu Road  Malali, Kaduna during the night hours, choked him to dead in coldblood and made away with his Lexus SUV to an unknown destination. The deceased was until his untimely death, a pilot by profession and not an army captain as being peddled in some quarters of the med...

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