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Police arrest man for allegedly raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa
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Police arrest man for allegedly raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa

A  43-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa state. Spokesperson of the state, Ramhan Nansel in a statement released on Sunday January 16, said the suspect was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Garaku Division of the Police Command on January 14 at about 22:30 p.m. The suspect identified as Dan’asabe Eddo, is reportedly an indigene of Kaduna state, but resides in Kundami village, Garaku, Lokonga local government area of Nasarawa state. The statement read; “He allegedly went into the residence of an 80-year-old woman, who stays alone in the same village, and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. “Upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives attached to the Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the su...
Kanye West under investigation by LA cops over battery case after rapper ‘got into a physical fight’
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Kanye West under investigation by LA cops over battery case after rapper ‘got into a physical fight’

Kanye West is under investigation by Los Angeles cops as a suspect in a battery case after the rapper "got into a physical fight." The alleged battery took place early Thursday morning, January 13. According to TMZ, the 44-year-old rapper got into an argument that allegedly turned physical around 3am in DTLA. Cops told the outlet that the incident occurred near the Soho Warehouse. It is not clear if Kanye was at Soho Warehouse before the incident took place. Kanye allegedly pushed the other person, while the case is now being investigated as misdemeanor battery. The crime carries a jail sentence that could last up to six months. TMZ also obtained a video of the rapper, which was shot either late Wednesday night or early Thursday m...
Update: Third suspect charged in rapper Young Dolph’s murder
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Update: Third suspect charged in rapper Young Dolph’s murder

A third man is now facing charges in connection with the shocking murder of rapper Young Dolph eight weeks ago, officials revealed on Wednesday January 12. Shundale Barnett, 27, has been charged with being an after-the-fact accessory to the deadly daylight ambush that ended the revered rapper’s life on Nov. 17, U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller said at a press conference. According to Miller, Barnett was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over at a truck stop just outside Terre Haute, Indiana, Tuesday afternoon amid a national manhunt for Justin Johnson, 23, the Memphis man identified last week as the subject of a first-degree murder warrant in the Young Dolph case. Johnson was behind the wheel and taken into custody without a fight, Miller said. “Shundale Barnett is a person who, we bel...
23-year-old man declared wanted for murder of rapper Young Dolph, 36,
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23-year-old man declared wanted for murder of rapper Young Dolph, 36,

Memphis police and the U.S. Marshals Service announced the name of a suspect in the shooting death of Young Dolph, the Memphis, Tennessee, rapper who was killed last November. Justin Johnson, 23, is wanted by police in connection with a number alleged charges, including first-degree murder, criminal attempted first-degree murder, and property theft, the Memphis Police Department said on Wednesday evening in a release posted on social media. Police urged the public to share any information regarding the suspect's whereabouts and disclosed that Johnson is a fugitive and "should be considered armed & dangerous." Johnson is 5-foot-8, 190 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, police said. A reward of up to $15,000 is being ordered for informati...
Mind your business” – Reality TV star, Vee Iye tells shippers asking if she and Neo are still together
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Mind your business” – Reality TV star, Vee Iye tells shippers asking if she and Neo are still together

Reality TV star, Vee Iye, has asked shippers to mind their business as regards her relationship status with Neo. Recall that the BBNaija stars met in the house and started a relationship which they continued outside the house. Neo even warmed hearts last year when he organized a boat cruise to celebrate Vee's birthday. Many people have been rooting for their relationship. However, there have been concerns as they are hardly seen in public together. Many suspect they might have gone their seperate ways. On Monday, she conducted an Instagram live and one of her followers asked if they are still together. Responding, Vee asked people to mind their business. Watch the video below...
Tory Lanez Shouted ‘dance b—-’ at Megan Thee Stallion Before Shooting her in foot
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Tory Lanez Shouted ‘dance b—-’ at Megan Thee Stallion Before Shooting her in foot

New details of what happened on the night Tory Lanez allegedly shot Megan Thee Stallion in the foot after a party last summer, has emerged. An LA cop testified on Tuesday December 14, that rapper Tory Lanez shouted, “Dance, bitch, dance!” at hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion before shooting the ground near her feet. Los Angeles Police Detective (LAPD) detective Ryan Stogner said; "[Megan] observed Mr. Peterson holding a firearm, and then she observed him start to shoot. "Megan immediately felt pain to her feet, observed blood, fell to the ground, and then crawled to an adjacent driveway of a residence. … She described her injuries as bleeding profusely." The detective also stated that Lanez, 29, apologized for shooting Megan and "offered her money and begged her to please not...
Saudi Arabia claims Arrest of Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘Killer’ in France is case of mistaken identity
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Saudi Arabia claims Arrest of Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘Killer’ in France is case of mistaken identity

French police on Tuesday December 7, arrested a man suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Saudi officials have claimed it was a case of mistaken identity. The man was detained by border police on the basis of an arrest warrant issued by Turkey as he was about to board a flight to Riyadh from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport, judicial and airport sources told the AFP news agency, asking not to be named. Investigators were seeking to confirm that the man carrying a passport in the name of Khalid Alotaibi was indeed the suspect by the same name sought by Turkey and sanctioned by the U.S. over the gruesome killing of Khashoggi. The Saudi Embassy in Paris issued a statement late Tuesday saying the man arrested “has nothing to do with ...
Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline
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Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline

A suspect has been arrested in the Beverly Hills for the killing of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, police announced Thursday December 2. Police identified the suspect as a Los Angeles resident, 29-year-old Aariel Maynor, who officials said was on parole and had an extensive criminal record. The suspect was arrested a short time after the shooting, during a second apparent burglary in the Hollywood Hills, according to police. Officers first responded to a report of a shooting at the Avant home in the upscale Trousdale Estates neighborhood around 2:23 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Maytor Place. They arrived to find 81-year-old Jacqueline Avant suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was later...
Repent or leave Kano – CP warns thugs
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Repent or leave Kano – CP warns thugs

The Kano State Police Command has warned thugs, drugs dealers and other criminals in the state to repent or leave the state completely. State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko gave the warning in a statement after parading 13 suspected thugs. He said the suspects were arrested for allegedly attacking and vandalizing the office of a politician. The Commissioner said the thirteen suspects were arrested with dangerous weapons and drugs as exhibits. He warned that criminals have no hiding place in the state, threatening that they would be fished out and punished if they do not leave the state. The Police Commissioner noted that rigorous patrol and raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the state.
‘I didn’t pull the trigger of gun on Rust movie set – Alec Baldwin changes narrative as he holds back tears in new interview
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‘I didn’t pull the trigger of gun on Rust movie set – Alec Baldwin changes narrative as he holds back tears in new interview

Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin has now said he "didn't pull the trigger" in fatal movie set shooting that killed director of photography Halyna Hutchins on the set of "Rust." Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza injured in October after Baldwin discharged a weapon during a rehearsal that contained what authorities suspect was a live round. The incident, which remains under investigation, has renewed calls for better safety practices on sets with regards to the use of weapons. Baldwin has now denied pulling the gun on Hutchins and said he has no idea how a live bullet got in the Colt .45 revolver gun he used in the scene. "The trigger wasn't pulled. I didn't pull the trigger," Baldwin said in an excerpt released Wednesday night, Dece...
Michigan school shooting: Suspect identified as 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley as he’s charged with terrorism murdering 4 and injuring 7 at Oxford High School
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Michigan school shooting: Suspect identified as 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley as he’s charged with terrorism murdering 4 and injuring 7 at Oxford High School

The suspect in the Michigan school shooting has been identified as 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley. According to Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald, he will be charged as an adult with one count of terrorism causing death, four counts of first-degree murder, seven counts of assault with intent to murder, and 12 counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Ms. McDonald added that “there are important facts still to be gathered. The process will take time”. She confirmed that Mr. Crumbley is facing life in prison because he’s being charged as an adult. She said that “there could be additional charges issued very soon” and that Mr. Crumbley was being charged as an adult because of the “seriousness of the crime” under Michigan law. “First-d...
3 people killed, more injured in Michigan school shooting
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3 people killed, more injured in Michigan school shooting

Three students were killed and eight others were injured in a shooting Tuesday at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit, authorities said. The suspect, a 15-year-old sophomore, is in custody, Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe said at a news conference. A handgun was also found, he said. Hana St. Juliana, 14, and Madisyn Baldwin, 17, were killed in the shooting. Tate Myre, 16, died in a patrol car as deputies were taking him to the hospital, the Oakland County Sheriff's Office said late Tuesday. Eight others were seriously wounded, including a teacher, and taken to hospitals with various injuries, Sheriff Michael Bouchard said.  said. Three of the wounded students were in critical condition late Tuesday night, including a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head and ...
Police arrest suspected armed robber in Nasarawa, recover pistol, 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition
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Police arrest suspected armed robber in Nasarawa, recover pistol, 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition

Operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command have arrested an armed robbery suspect and recovered one locally fabricated pistol and 21 rounds of AK-47 ammunition from him. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, November 25, said that the suspect, Victor Ayuba has been on the wanted list of the police. "On 22/11/2021 at about 2135hrs, a distress call was received that unidentified armed men were shooting sporadically and dispossessing innocent passer-by of their valuables at Ado junction, Karu LGA of the State," he stated. "Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police swiftly deployed a detachment of Police Operatives attached to New Karu Division, led by SP Aaron Kaura to the scene; on sighting the Pol...
‘Devil wanted to disgrace me’ – Prophet who raped 8-month pregnant woman in Ondo
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‘Devil wanted to disgrace me’ – Prophet who raped 8-month pregnant woman in Ondo

A 56 year-old man, Festus James, who claimed to be a prophet, has confessed to have raped an eight-month pregnant lady at Agbabu village near Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. James confessed while being paraded with six other suspects for various crimes by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Funmilayo Odunlam. According to him, he went to Agbabu town for a three-day revival but on the second day of the revival, the parents of the girl came to meet him for spiritual help for their daughter. “Then I asked her parents to take her to the river for cleansing, and I don’t know how she came to meet me at the place I was given by one of the villagers for the revival. “I do not know how we had sex and immediately when I had sex with her, I started crying be...
EFCC arrests man for $200,000 Cryptocurrency fraud in Lagos
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EFCC arrests man for $200,000 Cryptocurrency fraud in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Command, have arrested one Precious Ofure Omonkhoa for an alleged bitcoin investment scam. Omonkhoa was arrested on November 8, 2021 in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about his illegal activities. A statement released by the antigraft agency says Omonkhoa allegedly posed as Moshem Cnich, a Swedish national, to defraud unsuspecting victims of their hard- earned money by claiming that he runs a bitcoin scheme, where people invest money to make huge returns. ''Preliminary investigation also revealed that the suspect engaged in a dating scam and had defrauded two victims in Canada. Upon his arrest, the suspect confessed to have laundered the proceeds ...
If you suspect most rich people of doing fraud, you are inadvertently saying wealth wouldn’t come to you unless you do fraud – Media personality Bolanle Olukanni
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If you suspect most rich people of doing fraud, you are inadvertently saying wealth wouldn’t come to you unless you do fraud – Media personality Bolanle Olukanni

Media personality, Bolanle Olukanni, has faulted the mindset of people who are quick to suspect that every rich person they come across must have been involved in fraud or shady deals. In a post shared on her Instagram page this evening, Bolanle says such a mentality only makes a person believe that they cannot be rich as well unless they engage in fraud. She averred that thinking that way only limits a person's ability to see opportunities when they present themselves. See what she wrote below
Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired
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Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired

The husband of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was shot dead on the set of Alec Baldwin's movie 'Rust', has hired lawyers and is set to file a wrongful death lawsuit, according to a new report. Hutchins was shot and killed during rehearsals for the film in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 21. The news of the lawsuit comes as Rust armorer (Crew member responsible for providing arms on set), Hannah Gutierrez Reed said she's not yet ready to speak about what happened after her lawyers claimed a saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired. Matthew Hutchins has hired the law firm Panish, Shea, Boyle and Ravipudi in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. Sources told the outlet that there will be multiple defendants in the suit and it will be filed on behalf of Matthew and their...
Amotekun nabs herbalist with coffin and dismembered body in Ogun
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Amotekun nabs herbalist with coffin and dismembered body in Ogun

Two suspected ritualist killers, Dare Banjo a herbalist, and Toheeb Talubi, have been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Security Network code-named Amotekun. They were arrested on Tuesday after the corps were alerted. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Field Commander of Amotekun in Ogun State, David Akinremi said the suspects were sighted carrying a casket into a house in Fara area of Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State. “At about 8 pm of yesterday (Monday), Amotekun operatives in Ijebu Igbo received information that some persons were sighted bringing in a casket into a house in Fara area of the town. The operatives quickly mobilised to the scene and on arrival, they discovered that the building is the residence of one Dare Banjo, who is a herbalist. A casket was seen at a...
Man arrested for allegedly defiling 10-year-old in her parent’s house in Ondo
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Man arrested for allegedly defiling 10-year-old in her parent’s house in Ondo

The police in Ondo State have arrested a man identified as Soji Bakare aka SOJ for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl at Aiyeyemi street in the Isolo area of Akure, the state capital. According to reports, the suspect allegedly defiled the minor at her parents’ house when her mother went to a market in the community. The victim’s mother said Bakare was caught in the act and handed over to policemen at the A Division Police Station in Akure. She disclosed that her child was taken to a hospital by the police for medical treatment and examination. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Funmi Odunlami, said the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and that the suspect would be charged to...
Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja
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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have declared a manhunt for the killer of a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Augustine Egim. Egim was until his death, the General Manager of Percival Security and Safety Agencies Limited (PSSA), a private security company firm in Abuja. According to TheSun , the Ogoja, Cross River State native died on Thursday night, October 21, after the fleeing suspect pushed him and he fell and hit his head on a stone. Ejim had reportedly gone to visit his sister about 9:30 pm at the Karamajidi suburb area of Abuja in connection with a proposed early morning journey on Friday. He was said to have lost his father-in-law whose body is currently in the mortuary, and his planned journey was in connection with the burial. The late p...
I was possessed at that time – Man says after being arraigned in court for filming woman in a toilet
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I was possessed at that time – Man says after being arraigned in court for filming woman in a toilet

A man identified as Mark Mutongoi has been charged to court for filming a woman in a toilet at a petrol station in Westlands, Nairobi. The suspect is said to have filmed Margret Wangari without her consent on October 7, at Rubis petrol station in Westlands, Nairobi. Court prosecutor Robert Ogallo told the court; “After she was done she heard some movement behind the washroom." The court heard that it was the suspect’s movement that alerted the complainant, and she discovered that the accused person had strategically placed his phone on the washroom’s window and was recording her. The complainant later alerted fellow women who were within the area and this led to the arrest of the suspect. Appearing before senior principal magistrate Charles Mwaniki at Kibera Law Courts,...
Update: Husband on the run after Kenya’s Tokyo Olympic star and World Championship medallist, Agnes Tirop is found stabbed to death
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Update: Husband on the run after Kenya’s Tokyo Olympic star and World Championship medallist, Agnes Tirop is found stabbed to death

The husband of Kenya's two-time World Championship bronze medallist, Agnes Jebet Tirop, who was found stabbed to death, is being treated as a suspect in the murder investigation. The 25-year-old long-distance runner, who represented Kenya at the Tokyo Olympics, was found dead in her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County on Wednesday, October 13. (See previous post here) Chairperson of Athletics Kenya in the Nairobi Region, Barnaba Korir, who confirmed the tragic news, said the deceased had stab wounds in the abdomen. A criminal investigation is under way, with her husband now at the centre of it. Police say he has gone missing and they are searching for him. Elgeyo Marakwet County police chief Tom Makori has said he is wanted for questioning. He said: "When police went to ...
Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa
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Man arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in Adamawa

A man said to be from Mayo-Belwa Town in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of Adamawa state, has been arrested after the corpse of his daughter was discovered in a remote area of the town in the state. The father had claimed the 16-year-old girl disappeared on her way home from the market after they had shopped together. Confirming his arrest, spokesperson of the state Police Command DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said anyone found culpable in the case would be brought to justice. Nguroje said; ”The suspect is in Police custody and investigation into the matter is on course. ”A male suspect from Mayo-Belwa LGA was arrested by the Police in the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter. “The suspect told the Police that he gave his daughter the foodstuff they bought from th...
Scavenger allegedly kills Ondo landlord for preventing him from picking iron rods in his compound
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Scavenger allegedly kills Ondo landlord for preventing him from picking iron rods in his compound

The police in Ondo state have arrested a 39-year-old scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim, for allegedly killing a 45-year-old man identified as Arise Ikuesan. Ibrahim was said to have committed the crime in Ore, the headquarters of Odigbo local government area of the state. The deceased who was a ‘Landlord’ in the area, died from the injury he sustained from the attack that occurred on September 13, 2021. Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Funmi Odulami, said the landlord was attacked for trying to stop the scavenger from picking scraps in his compound. “On 13th September, 2021, at about 1600hrs, a report was made at Ore Divisional Headquarters that a scavenger, Basiru Ibrahim ‘m’ 39 years old hit an iron rod on the forehead of one Arise Ikuesan ‘m’...
Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody
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Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody

The self-confessed child serial killer behind the murder of 13 minors in Kenya, has escaped from police custody. According to police sources, Masten Milimo Wanjala was being held at Jogoo Road Police Station in Nairobi when he escaped on Tuesday, October 12. The suspect was expected at the Makadara Law Courts on Wednesday, October 13, to face 13 counts of murder. It remains unclear how the suspect managed to slip from custody, however, police signal has been circulated asking officers in the capital city and its neighbouring counties to be on high alert. Recall that Wanjala, was arrested on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. He confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims' blood in a five-...
Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover gun, Indian hemp
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Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover gun, Indian hemp

Policemen from Ovwian/Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested two suspected armed robbers with locally made cut to size guns as well as substances suspected to be Indian hemp. The two suspects include Godspower Alfred, 23yrs; and Destiny Akwara, 34yrs. They were arrested during a raid of criminal hideout/black spots by the Police in the Ujevwu Community. The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, disclosed this in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe. The Police image maker said,” the suspects who gathered in a large number smoking Indian Hemp took to their heels on sighting the police. “They were chased and two of them namely Godspower Alfred age 23yrs and Destiny Akwara 34yrs were arr...
Two men who specialize in stealing and selling car batteries, copper wires arrested in Bayelsa
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Two men who specialize in stealing and selling car batteries, copper wires arrested in Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Vigilante Service (BSVS) has proposed the identification and registration of scrap dealers and scavengers operating within the State, after apprehending, one 18-year-old Matthew Izibefiezem, who specializes in stealing copper wires, which he subsequently sells to scrap dealers in Yenagoa metropolis. According to the chairman of the BSVS, Hon. Doubiye Alagba, after stealing the copper wires, the suspect sold it to a northern scrap dealer, Mr. Bubarak Abdulahi, who hails from Kano State. Explaining further, he said luck ran out of them, when the duo had a misunderstanding over price and payment, raising suspicion that led the Bayelsa state Vigilante Service their arrest on Saturday, October 9. Hon. Alagba said that as a result of series of complaints from resid...
28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand
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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

A 28-year-old Nigerian national identified simply as George has been arrested for peddling drugs in Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking during a press briefing at immigration HQ in Suan Phlu, Bangkok on Friday, October 8, the immigration chief said that Region 1 officers were told by an informant that a black man was dealing drugs in the downtown area. According to the immigration, the suspect was using WhatsApp to communicate with his customers. A sting was set up for the late evening of October 5th with the informant arranging to buy drugs by meeting in the toilets of a mall in the Bang Rak, Silom area of downtown Bangkok. Immigration knew the suspect would arrive by BTS and had staked out the Saladaeng station when they saw a black man matching the description. He was follo...
Man,32, arrested for allegedly defiling neighbor’s 13 year old daughter in Lagos
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Man,32, arrested for allegedly defiling neighbor’s 13 year old daughter in Lagos

A thirty-two-year-old married man, Sunday Ukeme, has been arrested by detectives attached to the Akodo Police Division, Lagos for allegedly defiling a neighbour's daughter (name withheld). The incident happened in Idaso town, Ibeju Lekki at about 10.30 pm on September 20 after the suspect's wife left for vigil in one of the churches in the neighbourhood. The victim's mother had kept her in the custody of the suspect's wife, Mary Sunday when she (victim's mother) travelled out of the town for three weeks. According to the victim's mother who reported the case at the police station, when she returned from the journey the victim reported to her that she was defiled by the suspect. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the public relations officer of the command, CSP Adekunle Ajiseb...
University shooter who killed 6 and injured 47 regains consciousness after leg was amputated to find his parents have ‘disowned’ him
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University shooter who killed 6 and injured 47 regains consciousness after leg was amputated to find his parents have ‘disowned’ him

The shooter who opened fire two weeks ago in a Russian university will face justice after his leg was amputated and a bullet removed from his chest, saving his life. Timur Bekmansurov, 18, killed 6 people and injured 47 when he opened fire on the campus of Perm State University in September 2021. Terrified students jumped out of windows to escape the shooter. The suspect was immobilised by a traffic policeman and he was initially believed to be in a critical condition. Timur receiving first aid at the scene of the shooting However, the latest updates say his leg was amputated below the knee, and a bullet was removed from the right side of his chest. He regained consciousness and "asked for his parents", but they have "disowned" him, according to reports. Th...
Microfinance bank staff arrested for staging his ‘robbery’ in Ogun
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Microfinance bank staff arrested for staging his ‘robbery’ in Ogun

A staff of a microfinance bank in Abeokuta, Olagoke Dare, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for planning with his accomplice to rob him of a cash sum of 3million naira which belongs to his employer. The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Ibara divisional headquarters, that armed robbers have attacked the duo of Olagoke Dare and Mary Agbejo while coming out of a commercial bank at Oke-ilewo area, where they had gone to withdraw money. Upon the distress call, the Dpo Ibara division, SP Segun Ajao quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where one Idowu Tunde was arrested with the assistance of members of public. The arrested suspect who was armed with a mock gun informed the police during interrogation that it was Olag...
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 ...
Suspected armed robber arrested on his way back from an operation
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Suspected armed robber arrested on his way back from an operation

A suspected armed robber, Rotimi Ojugbele, was on Monday, September 27, arrested by men of the Ogun state police command along Ilaro/Owode Yewa road, while coming from a robbery operation. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspect was arrested when the DPO of Ilaro division, CSP Olayemi Jacob, led his men on an early morning patrol of the area at about 6 :30 am ''While on the road, two men on motorcycle with one of them carrying a bag were accosted for stop and search, and immediately they were stopped, one of them jumped down and took to his heels while the other one was quickly apprehended. On searching the bag found with them, the following items were found in the bag: one double barrel locally made p...
Police ‘stray’ bullet kills 25-year-old man hours to his sister’s wedding in Edo
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Police ‘stray’ bullet kills 25-year-old man hours to his sister’s wedding in Edo

The Edo State Police Command says it has arrested one of its personnel who fired a shot that killed a 25-year-old man, Moses Adam, in Benin City. It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 4: 08 pm on Friday, September 17, when the late Adam, said to be the only son of his parents, arrived Benin from Lagos to attend his sister's wedding slated for Saturday. Spokesperson of the command, SP Kontongs Bello, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, explained that the officer, who is of the anti-kidnap and cybercrime unit of the command, was trying to arrest a murder suspect, Ebuka Nwaechie, when he fired a shot to restrain the fleeing suspect. Kontongs said that the shot, unfortunately, hit the thigh of one of the passengers in a moving vehicle, adding that ...
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...
22-year-old woman allegedly poisons her 4 stepchildren, leading to the death of three of them
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22-year-old woman allegedly poisons her 4 stepchildren, leading to the death of three of them

The Yobe State Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old woman, Khadija Yakubu, for allegedly poisoning her stepchildren, resulting in the death of 3 of them. The incident happened at Makara-Huta area of Potiskum local government area of Yobe State on Friday, September 17. The stepmother is alleged to have given the children poisoned tea and they became sick after taking it. The incident was confirmed in a press release signed and issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Yobe State Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim. According to the statement, findings indicated that the children were rushed to hospital after taking the tea prepared by the said suspect in the early hours of Friday at about 0900hrs on September 17, 2021, but three of the ...
G-Eazy arrested after New York brawl
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G-Eazy arrested after New York brawl

Rapper G-Eazy has been arrested after a brawl outside the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel in New York City around 12:50 a.m. Friday September 10. While TMZ reported earlier that G-Eazy was named as a suspect in a police report with no arrest made, PageSix and People have reported that he was arrested and charged with assault and issued a desk appearance ticket for both arrests. He’ll go before a judge at a later date. Though he is currently not in custody, the New York Police Department confirmed that a 32-year-old man was punched and suffered redness and swelling to the head, but refused medical attention. A 29-year-old male was also punched. The recent incident comes after G-Eazy was convicted of assault, drug possession and resisting arrest following a nightclub brawl in...
Knife-wielding man arrested outside Ariana Grande’s Los Angeles hom
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Knife-wielding man arrested outside Ariana Grande’s Los Angeles hom

A knife-wielding man was arrested outside of singer Ariana Grande's Hollywood Hills home after reportedly pulling the weapon on her security last week. Aaron Brown, 23, allegedly arrived at the pop star's home around 2am on Friday and demanded to see the songstress, 28, according to TMZ. When security brushed him off he brandished a knife, prompting them to call LAPD. Brown was hit with a felony brandishing charge, the report said. It is unclear if Grande was home during her security team's encounter with Brown. But the singer has been granted a temporary restraining order against the suspect. A judge will determine if the order needs to be extended at an upcoming hearing. Last May Grande and mother Joan were granted five-year restraining orders against a stalker named Fid...
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...
Fake soldiers arrested while soliciting for a suspect at Ota divisional police
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Fake soldiers arrested while soliciting for a suspect at Ota divisional police

An ex-convict, Segun Ogundeji, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for impersonation. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was arrested on September 8 when he came to Sango Ota divisional headquarters fully dressed in army camouflage uniform to solicit for the release of a suspect. ''On getting to the station, he met another Air Force man, one Cpl John Temitope who accused the suspect of failure to give him official compliment, as a result of which quarrel ensued between them. It was the quarrel that led the DPO Sango CSP Godwin Idehai, to interrogate them. It was during the interrogation that the police discovered that Segun Ogundeji is not a military man. It was also discovered that he has on...
Update: Italian man who killed his Nigerian wife arrested after 30 hours on the run
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Update: Italian man who killed his Nigerian wife arrested after 30 hours on the run

The 61-year-old Italian man, Pierangelo Pellizzari, who murdered his Nigerian wife, Amenze Rita, has been arrested by the Carabinieri. 31-year-old Amenze was killed in front of her colleagues in the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, a company where she worked on Friday morning, September 10, in Noventa Vicentina. The suspect was arrested on Saturday afternoon, September 11, after over 30 hours on the run. The unemployed man was tracked down in a house near his home in Villaga, hidden in a chicken coop, still with the gun in his pocket. The carabinieri managed to surround and capture him. He didn't resist arrest. “We are taking him to the barracks”, confirms Nicola Bianchi, provincial commander of Vicenza. According to a statement from the public prosecutor's office, Amenz...
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...
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...
Man kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity
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Man kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity

A Nigerian man identified as, John Emmanuel, reportedly killed his 7-year-old daughter in a bid to avenge his wife’s infidelity. According to a report by Vanguardngr, the suspect killed the young girl identified as, Favour, following news that his wife had married a Sierra Leonean in the United States of America and was pregnant for the foreigner. He would go on to bury her body in a shallow grave before fleeing the area. Neighbors who had not seen Favour for sometime, became curious when they did not see her father too. One of them was said to have alerted others upon discovering a newly dug shallow grave behind their building. In the inquisitive neighbour’s attempt to ascertain what was buried , he reportedly discovered it was Favour. Neighbours concluded the deceased’s f...
Delta state government Confirms Outbreak of bird flu
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Delta state government Confirms Outbreak of bird flu

  Delta Government has confirmed a fresh outbreak of the Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu in the state. Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Julius Egbedi in a press conference with his information counterpart Charles Aniagwu on Wednesday Augusy 25, disclosed that over 160,000 birds are affected in various farms across seven local government areas of the state. Egbedi said the affected farms are located in Udu, Oshimili South, Ughelli North, Ughelli South, Okpe and Sapele local government areas. Samples from the reported farms were sent to the National Veterinary Institute, Jos, and all were confirmed to be the h5n1 strain of avian influenza. He said;   “From what we have discovered, wild birds are the primary hosts of avian influenza. We...
Police Uncover 3 human Heads in fridge of Footballer and Sports Commentator
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Police Uncover 3 human Heads in fridge of Footballer and Sports Commentator

The Ghanaian police has arrested popular footballer and sports commentator in the Sunyani Municipality, Richard Gyamfi a.k.a Fire Man after three human heads were found in his fridge. Confirming the news to Sunyani based Sky FM, the father of one of the deceased victims, Mr Thomas Agyei explained that the footballer reportedly lured his son, 13-year-old Louis Agyemang Junior from a football park at Sunyani Abesim into his room and killed him. The boy who is a twin had left for the park for football training. In the evening, efforts to trace the young boy proved futile. One of his friends called Tweneboa informed the parents that they saw him in the company of the sports commentator and footballer “Fire Man”. Gyamfi became a suspect after...
Suspected Vandal Nabbed for allegedly Stealing Street Light cable in Akwa Ibom
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Suspected Vandal Nabbed for allegedly Stealing Street Light cable in Akwa Ibom

A suspected vandal has been apprehended for allegedly stealing street light cable in Mbioto Ekpene Ituene community in Etinan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the suspect identified as Attah was nabbed on Friday, Augusr 20, by the youths of the community along Mbioto-Ndon Eyo road with electric cable that powers the street lights along the road. The suspect, who hails from Abak Ishiet in Onna local government area, claims to a commercial tricycle operator. A youth leader, Akparawa Johnny Daniel Nsekpong, who confirmed the incident said information got to him in the wee hours of the day by vigilant youths who were returning from night wake keeping and he immediately mobilized more youths which led to the suspect's arrest. A search in the bush le...
Police arrest Notorious Drug Dealer in Adamawa, recover large quantity of Indian hemp
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Police arrest Notorious Drug Dealer in Adamawa, recover large quantity of Indian hemp

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a notorious drug dealer and recovered large quantity of Indian hemp from him. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, August 21, said the suspect, Zangina Maigari, 26, was arrested on Friday night. "In its effort towards combating crime in and around Adamawa state, the Operatives of the Command attached to Ganye Divisional police headquarters, in Ganye Local Government Area have arrested another notorious indian hemp dealer and distributor of weeds to youths in Ganye, Jada and Mayo- Belwa local government areas," the statement read. "The Command recovered large quantity of indian hemp from the suspect following the reinvigorated special action plan on the fight agains...
“I Derive Pleasure in raping old women in the Farms” – Serial rapist Confesses
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“I Derive Pleasure in raping old women in the Farms” – Serial rapist Confesses

A farmer has said he derives pleasure in raping old women in their farms. Stephen John, a farmer in Ore, Odigbo council area of Ondo state, made this statement after he was arrested by police detectives in the state for raping a lady, Fatima Yahaya, who was sent on an errand by her mother. He reportedly grabbed the victim and dragged her into the bush at about 7am, then he raped her. A police source said that the suspect always lays ambush for his victims in the farm while he pretends to be working. Parading the suspect alongside twelve others for criminal activities across the state in recent times, the state police commissioner, Bolaji Salami described the suspect as a serial rapist, adding that he ambushed and raped women in their farms within Ore axis.   ...
EFCC arrests two suppected fraudsters in Ondo
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EFCC arrests two suppected fraudsters in Ondo

Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested in Ondo State by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. One of the suspected fraudsters was arrested in Akure, the State capital over his alleged involvement in internet scam popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’. The second suspect who claimed to be an Engineer was also acc of financial fraud running into millions of naira. The EFCC officials who reportedly arrived in Akure following intelligence arrested the suspects at different locations within the metropolis. Following the arrest, the suspects were moved to ‘A’ Division Police Station before being whisked to the EFCC Ibadan zonal office, Oyo State.

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