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DPO Celebrates Christmas with Detained Suspects in Akwa Ibom
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DPO Celebrates Christmas with Detained Suspects in Akwa Ibom

The DPO Uruan Divisional Police Headquarters, SP Felix Umache Ekpoudom, feted suspects in custody to celebrate Christmas. Ekpoudom gave the suspects food and drinks and sat with them while they ate. The DPO said his action isn't to encourage crime but to celebrate the birth of Christ with suspects while they wait for their cases to be processed.
AFCON 2021: Nigeria finally release 28-man provisional squad [Full list]
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AFCON 2021: Nigeria finally release 28-man provisional squad [Full list]

Nigeria on Saturday named a 28-man squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The list was made public by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Huesca’s Kelechi Nwakalu, Union Berlin’s Taiwo Awoniyi, Almeria striker Sadiq Umar and in-form Watford forward Emmanuel Dennis all made the cut. The usual suspects are also included in the provisional squad. Victor Osimhen is included despite his facial injury. Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have also been called-up. But there’s no place for Venezia’s Tyronne Ebuehi, although Olisa Ndah of Orlando Pirates got his maiden call-up to the team. The Eagles are in Group D with Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan at the 2021 AFCON. FULL SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Francis Uzo...
Illegal gunrunner nabbed in Adamawa
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Illegal gunrunner nabbed in Adamawa

A suspected illegal gunrunner has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command. The Command said in a statement released Friday night that it effected the arrest while on a stop-and-search operation. “The achievement was made by the Command’s operatives attached to Gombi Division in a joint operation with Hunters,” the Command said in the statement. It specified that this happened while the operatives were on a stop-and-search operation along Ngada–Gombi road. The statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, said the operatives intercepted and apprehended the suspect identified simply as one Remos, a 23-year-old resident of Sheno Belta village in Gombi Local Government Area. “The suspect, being a notorious gun dealer, bought and smuggled in...
Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says
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Dowen college: Three of the students Sylvester Oromoni mentioned are currently in police custody – Lagos police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu says

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Hakeem Odumosu, says three students of Dowen College, Lekki Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of 11-year-old Sylvester Oromoni junior. Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV. The police boss said three of the five students mentioned by Sylvester before he died are already in custody and cooperating with the police in their findings. Although Odumosu did not give the identities of those in custody, he insisted that they are key suspects. The police boss explained that the Command is set to go for the post mortem of the body in Delta state to ascertain the cause of death. He assured that police authorities in both Lagos and Delta State are keenly interested in the outcome of ...
Jacqueline Avant, wife of music icon Clarence Avant, shot and killed in home invasion
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Jacqueline Avant, wife of music icon Clarence Avant, shot and killed in home invasion

Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music icon and executive Clarence Avant has been shot dead during a home invasion at their Beverly Hills residence. Beverly Hills police say they received a call at approximately 2:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Dec. 1, concerning a shooting that took place on the 1100 block of Maytor Place. When authorities arrived, Jacqueline Avant, who had suffered a gunshot wound, was transported to a local hospital and died, according to police. The suspects were no longer at the scene when authorities arrived. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos, who is married to Jacqueline's daughter Nicole Avant, said in a statement to USA TODAY, that the Avant and Sarandos families thanked everyone "for their outpouring of love, support and heartfelt condolences for Jacquelin...
Nigerian man, girlfriend, two others arrested in India for allegedly duping people online
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Nigerian man, girlfriend, two others arrested in India for allegedly duping people online

Four persons, including a Nigerian national and his girlfriend, have been arrested in India for allegedly duping people after befriending them on social networking sites, Faridabad police said on Monday, November 29. Police said that the suspects who were arrested on Saturday, have been active in Delhi-NCR for the last one year and at least 50 cases were registered against the gang. The suspects were identified as Chinonso Roy Akata, who lived in Delhi’s Tuglakabad, his girlfriend Sangeeta, Ajay Kumar of Bihar who lived in Delhi’s Jasola on rent, and Atif Ali of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, also a resident of Delhi. Akata who is in his late thirties and Sangeeta were in a live-in relationship. The passport of Akata who came to India on a student visa had expired six months ag...
Couple and other relatives arrested for selling 13-year-old Ebonyi pupil to sex traffickers for N150,000
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Couple and other relatives arrested for selling 13-year-old Ebonyi pupil to sex traffickers for N150,000

A man, his wife and two other relatives have been arrested for allegedly trafficking a 13-year-old girl, Chiamaka, to Burkina Faso, for prostitution. Chiamaka was taken from her village at Ikwo, in the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, with the promise of engaging her as a house help. However, she was taken to Delta state and, from there, was taken to Burkina Faso for prostitution. The suspects accused of trafficking Chiamaka were arrested by the police in Delta State. The Secretary to the Ebonyi Progressives Union, Delta State, Emmanuel Uduma, was in Abakiliki on Sunday, Nov. 21, to hand over the minor to the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Chinwe Okah. Uduma said Chiamaka was told on get...
Two arrested for Forcefully Initiating Person into Cult group
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Two arrested for Forcefully Initiating Person into Cult group

Two suspected members of Eiye cult group were on Friday November 19 arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for forcefully initiating a student into their group. The suspects, Owoseni Gbemisola and Ogunsola Ayo were arrested following a report by a 21 years old student of Olabisi onabanjo university (name withheld), who reported at Ago iwoye divisional headquarters that he was lured to Ijebu Igbo by one Yemi Justice aka JP under the pretense of going for a job, but on getting to ijebu igbo, the said Yemi alongside Owoseni Gbemisola and Ogunsola Ayo blindfolded him, beat him and forced him to be initiated into Eiye confraternity. Upon the report, the DPO Ago iwoye division, SP Noah Adekanye, detailed his detectives to go after the suspects and bring them to book. The detective...
Three boys arrested for allegedly stealing sacks of grain in Kaduna
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Three boys arrested for allegedly stealing sacks of grain in Kaduna

Three boys have been arrested for allegedly stealing sacks of grain in Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   Kaduna State Vigilante Service in Ikara shared photos of the suspects via Facebook on Thursday, November 18. "Hausa people said thousand days are for the thief" the post read.  
Police arrest fake CSP, 14 others over attack on Justice Mary Odili’s house
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Police arrest fake CSP, 14 others over attack on Justice Mary Odili’s house

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday disclosed that one fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Lawrence Ajojo and 14 others have been arrested for allegedly invading Justice Mary Odili’s residence in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. DAILY POST had reported that Justice Mary’s residence was invaded by armed men on October 29, 2021. The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, subsequently ordered an investigation into the invasion, vowing that the perpetrators must be brought to book. Parading the suspects, on Thursday at the Force Criminal Investigation Department, Garki, Abuja the Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba said the suspects involved in the criminal acts came from different professional backgrounds such as journalism, Banking, law enforcement...
Two arrested for ‘pounding fufu and starting an eatery under a bridge’ in Ghana
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Two arrested for ‘pounding fufu and starting an eatery under a bridge’ in Ghana

A woman believed to be in her early 50s has been arrested alongside another for 'pounding fufu and starting an eatery' under Mallam Junction Overpass in Ghana. Videos shared online confirmed the operation of a mini eatery at the Mallam junction overpass. The two suspects, Ruth Owusu, 32, and Mary Entia 35  are currently in the custody of the Accra Police while their Cooking Utensils, mortar, and pestles have been retrieved. Charges against the arrested suspects are yet to be given at the time of filing this report. Watch the video below.........
Nigerian army denies shooting civilians and indiscriminately burning houses during Enugu community raid
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Nigerian army denies shooting civilians and indiscriminately burning houses during Enugu community raid

The 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu has denied shooting and burning of houses in Mgbowo Community, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. This comes after videos circulated online on Monday, November 1 showing Soldiers indiscriminately shooting at civilian homes in the community. The army, says it only carried out a night raid at a suspected Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) hideout located in the community, and that two ring leaders of IPOB/ ESN were arrested. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the Acting Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, which said the suspects were currently undergoing interrogation . According to Abdullahi: “Contrary to IPOB/ESN propaganda video, th...
Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for alleged possession of cocaine
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Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for alleged possession of cocaine

Two Nigerians have been arrested after being found with 11 grams of cocaine in Lilongwe, Malawi. The two suspects have been identified as 35-year-old Chinesi Omuka and Ejike Enebenchu, 29. Spokesperson for the Central West Police Region, Alfred Chinthere, who disclosed this on Friday, October 22, said the duo were nabbed at their home in  Area 49 following a tip-off. 11 grams of cocaine were recovered from them during the raid. Omuka and Ebenenchu are expected to appear before court soon to answer a charge of being found in possession of illicit drugs. Acccording to the police spokesperson, the second accused Enebenchu was in July this year convicted on the same charge. He paid a K200 thousand fine for the offence.
Two employees arrested over alleged plan to kidnap their supervisors for ransom in Edo
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Two employees arrested over alleged plan to kidnap their supervisors for ransom in Edo

Operatives of the anti-kidnapping and cybercrime unit of the Edo State Police Command have arrested two employees of a cement company over alleged plan to kidnap their supervisors in Okpilla, Etsako East Local government of the state. The suspects, Obi Bright and Favour Edi were arrested while trying to recruit some gunmen in Okpilla for a kidnapping operation. The suspects, both unskilled employees of the cement company had concluded plans to abduct two of the supervisors identified as Mr Dimg alt='Two employees arrested over alleged plan to kidnap their supervisors for ransom in Edo .Uche and Mr Ekwueme Chukwuka before their arrests. According to a police investigation, Bright met Edi for recruitment and sought his assistance to contact gunmen in Kogi state. They then contacte...
Man City Football  Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station
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Man City Football Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station

Five people have been arrested after a Manchester City fan was attacked while travelling home from Tuesday's Champions League game against Club Brugge. The Belgium-based supporter was attacked at a service station on the E40 motorway in Drongen. He was taken to a hospital in Ghent. Man City said they were "shocked and saddened" by the incident, while Club Brugge said they were "horrified". A statement from the East Flanders public prosecutor said: "A man wearing a Manchester City scarf had stopped his car at the highway parking in Drongen after the match and had gone to the shop. "According to the first findings of the investigation, his football scarf was taken in the shop by a suspect and he walked outside with it. Subsequently, the victim came into confrontation with so...
Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m
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Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state. Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects were arrested following a report received from a resident that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000:00), otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped. Kiyawa noted that the complainant had earlier given N1m to the suspects after they made similar threats. "On the 23/09/2021 at about 1746hrs, a report was received from a resident of Kwanar Ganduje, Sharada Phase II Quarters, Kano, that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Nair...
Former South African football player beaten to death after being accused of stealing electricity cables
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Former South African football player beaten to death after being accused of stealing electricity cables

Two suspects have been arrested for the murder of former South African football player, Lucky Maselesele. The 41-year-old former Kaizer Chiefs, Maritzburg United and Black Leopards midfielder was allegedly beaten to death by community members after being accused of stealing electricity cables. Police spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Mavela Masondo, who confirmed the incident on Saturday, October 16, said police received a complaint of community members assaulting an unknown man on Wednesday night. "When the police approached, the group ran away, and the police managed to apprehend two suspects," Masondo said. "It is alleged that the deceased was accused by the community of stealing electrical cables in the area. He was certified dead on the scene by the paramedics." Th...
Update: Police arrest three CJTF members over murder of teacher in Maiduguri
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Update: Police arrest three CJTF members over murder of teacher in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command has arrested three Civilian Joint Task Force(CJTF) members for allegedly killing a teacher, Babagana Ahmed Gaidam. LIB reported that the 42-year-old headmaster of Asheikh Jarma Mega School, at Bulumkuttu Abuja, in Maiduguri, was stabbed to death at his residence at 3am on Monday October 12. According to reports, the suspects were arrested at Bulumkuttu Abuja area of Maiduguri on Tuesday, October 12, following a directive by the Commissioner of Police(CP), Abdu Umar. Gaidem was said to have been transferred to the Asheik Jarma Mega Primary School about seven weeks ago. According to sources, the victim, upon resumption in the school, embarked on reforms of some operational policies. A teacher and friend of the deceased, Abdullaziz, told Punch t...
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...
Suspected kidnappers attack Police station and abduct nursing mother in Adamawa
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Suspected kidnappers attack Police station and abduct nursing mother in Adamawa

Suspected kidnappers have attacked Ngurore Police station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa and abducted a nursing mother in the area. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, said the assailants attacked the station at about 2 a. m on Sunday, but no casualty was recorded. "The suspected kidnappers targeted one Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B, a resident of Ngurore town in Yola South LGA. The criminals separated into two groups; one attacked the Police station to divert the attention of security operatives, while other group attacked Alhaji Umaru’s house and kidnapped his wife, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed Barde, has ordered the deployment of operational asset including Polic...
Two arrested with two dead children stuffed inside a sack in Lagos
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Two arrested with two dead children stuffed inside a sack in Lagos

The State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects over the abduction and death of two school children. The suspects were arrested on Monday October 4, at Jibowu area of Lagos with the children, already dead and stuffed inside a sack. The children were said to have been abducted while on their way home from school and died before help could come their way. The suspects were nabbed after police officers on stop-and-search duty at Jibowu, flagged down a vehicle they boarded. As policemen demanded valid documents of the vehicle, the suspects became troubled, fuelling the suspicion that something must be wrong. A senior officer told Daily Trust; “The suspects offered the policemen an undisclosed amount as bribe to let th...
Sanwo-Olu signs new law prohibiting media parade of suspect by police
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Sanwo-Olu signs new law prohibiting media parade of suspect by police

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, October 5, signed the Administration of Criminal Justice (Amendment) Law (ACJL) 2021. The ACJL was first passed in Lagos State in 2007 and amended in 2011 to ensure the fundamental rights of suspects and persons that come into contact with the justice system, as enshrined in the constitution are protected The provisions in the new law include conducting criminal proceedings through audio and video conferencing platform, powers of Chief Magistrate to visit Police Stations, prohibition of media parade of suspects, compensation to victims of crime, protective measures for victims and witnesses, as well as the establishment of a Crime Data Register and the Criminal Justice Sector Reform Committee to monitor the implementation o...
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...
Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers
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Police rescue suspected homosexuals from mob attack after they were allegedly caught having s*x in a public toilet in Rivers

Two persons suspected to be homosexuals escaped a mob attack after they were allegedly caught having sex in a public toilet at the Mile Three Park, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Punch reports that one of them, said to be in his early 40s and identified simply as Stephen, was reported to be sleeping with a young man in the toilet when they were caught. The attendant of the public toilet, Mr Vitalis Andrew, recalled that Stephen and his alleged partner paid him money to use two different toilet rooms, but another customer, who was using one of the toilets, heard loud moaning and suspected something was fishy. Andrew claimed that the customer climbed the wall separating the two toilet rooms and saw Stephen having intercourse with his partner. “This morning, one guy paid me to use th...
Man Slaughters his 14-year-old Brother for Money Ritual in Kwara
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Man Slaughters his 14-year-old Brother for Money Ritual in Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one lsmail Saliu, 25, for allegedly conniving with a herbalist and one other, to slaughter his 14-year-old brother, Azeez Saliu, for money ritual. Spokesperson of the NSCDC in Kwara, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 25, in Ilorin stated that the incident happened in Kosubosu, in Baruten local government area of the state. "On Friday 13/09/2021, operatives of the NSCDC in Kosubosu divisional office got a distress call from a neighborhood about suspicious movement of certain individuals in their area," Afolabi stated. "Some officers in the divisional office with operatives of the Anti-Vandal patrol team in the area swung into action and subseque...
Police arrest three female members of syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina
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Police arrest three female members of syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three female members of a syndicate supplying fuel to bandits in a forest in the state. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters on Thursday, September 23, said they were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina - Jibia road. The suspects are Dija Umar, 50; Ummah Bello, 45; and Nusaiba Muhammad, 16, all of Malali Quarters, in Katsina Local Government Area of Katsina. “The fact of the case is, the syndicate was arrested by a team of policemen on patrol along Katsina – Jibia road, concealing PMS in their travelling bags neatly, reasonably suspected to be supplies to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest," Gambo stated. "In the course of investig...
FG again explains why it can’t name sponsors of terrorism
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FG again explains why it can’t name sponsors of terrorism

The federal government has again explained why it can't name sponsors of terrorism until they are tried and convicted. Attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami in a statement released by his spokesperson Umar Gwandu said the decision is a "product of constitutionalism and the law." According to him, naming and shaming in the Nigerian context must be rooted in constitutionalism and there must be a balance between constitutional presumption of innocence and evidential proof of reasonable ground for suspicion in making disclosures associated with terrorism funding and financing. The statement read; “Naming and shaming of suspects is not embarked upon as a policy by the federal government out of sheer respect the constitutional rights of Nigerians relating to pre...
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...
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna
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Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Captain Abdulkareem, the son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate According to reports, the suspects were apprehended two days ago. However, details of the arrest are sketchy. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said that one of the suspects is currently at large. "We have two suspected killers of Abdulkareem Na’Allah in our custody. One other is at large.” he stated. Recall that the 36-year-old pilot was killed by assailants in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday, August 29. He was found tied and strangled in his bedroom around 12pm by the assailants who escaped with his vehicle and pe...
56 hotel lodgers arrested as EFCC operatives raid hotels in Ogun
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56 hotel lodgers arrested as EFCC operatives raid hotels in Ogun

Fifty-six hoteliers have reportedly been arrested after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, raided three hotels in Abeokuta, Ogun State in the early hours of Monday, September 13. Premiumtimes reports that the operatives stormed the hotels at about 4am while most of the lodgers were asleep and raided the place, taking most of them into custody. A lady, who identified herself as Romoke Adisa, who witnessed the whole incident, told the publication; “We did not hear anything, it was when they put off the generator that we discovered that there was a problem. It was the cry of someone that we heard. Like six phones were taken in our room. bros they enter different residences in the midnight . The person I slept with escaped, but his vehicle was taken awa...
Female ex-convict, graduate arrested as NDLEA intercepts 24, 311kgs heroin at Lagos airport, Tincan seaport
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Female ex-convict, graduate arrested as NDLEA intercepts 24, 311kgs heroin at Lagos airport, Tincan seaport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have seized over 24, 311 kilograms of heroin, codeine as well as Arizona and Colorado variants of cannabis in fresh drug busts at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja and the Tincan seaport, Apapa, Lagos state. The seizure comes barely a week after the Agency intercepted N6 billion worth of Amphetamine, popularly known as jihadists drug at the Apapa port in Lagos, Director, Media & Advocacy, Femi Babfemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said the first seizure came on Friday 3rd September, 2021 at the SAHCO export shed of the MMIA where two consignments containing 10.350kg heroin and 25.2kg cannabis from South Africa were intercepted. "In series of sting operations between Saturday 4th Se...
Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara
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Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command, has arrested an immigrant from Benin Republic, Adamu Sabi Sime, for allegedly having canal knowledge of his biological mother. Spokesperson of the command, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin on Saturday, September 11, also confirmed that Adamu’s mother has given birth to three children for her son. "On Thursday September 9, 2021, one Mallam Bandede, the district head of Mosne Had community in the Kaiama local government area of the state reported an incestuous act being committed by one Adamu Sabi Sime and his mother, Fati Sime, of the same community," the statement said. “Men from the intelligence unit and NSCDC operatives in Kaiama swung into action and the outcome of the inves...
Delta police officers shot dead by hoodlums and set on fire inside police van
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Delta police officers shot dead by hoodlums and set on fire inside police van

Three policemen have been shot dead after being ambushed by hoodlums at a checkpoint along Obeti/Oliogo Road in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta state. Corpses of the police officers attached to Umutu Divisional Police Headquarters were burnt inside their Toyota Sienna patrol van. Delta police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the killings. He also confirmed that operatives of Delta State Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad, SAKCCS, have arrested six suspected criminals who allegedly murdered the Prince of Orhuwhorun, Eric Takerere, and two Mobile Police Officers in Ekpan community of the State. He said the Prince Eric Takerere and the two mobile police men were murdered and their rifles carted away by the suspects who also attempted to murder Eric's brother, Pr...
Gunmen steal £8million in jewellery from Paris Bulgari store
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Gunmen steal £8million in jewellery from Paris Bulgari store

A group of gunmen attacked a Paris Bulgari store on Tuesday September 7, and made way with £8million in jewellery. Three individuals, wearing sharp suits and armed with guns, robbed the recently revamped boutique on the Place Vendôme in central Paris, where the Ritz hotel is located, shortly before midday on Tuesday, police said. The three fled in a grey BMW while four accomplices took flight on scooters. Police fired shots at the car near the Les Halles shopping mall, forcing the trio to try to flee on foot. “Quick reaction by Paris police after a jewellery store robbery at Place Vendôme. Two suspects in custody,” the Paris police said on Twitter. A manhunt was under way for the remaining suspects. A source close to the inquiry said the thieves grabbed jewels worth €10m from...
BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m
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BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m

The BMW car which Tupac Shakur was riding in before being shot in 1996, has been put up for sale for nearly $2m. The superstar rapper was in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 with Suge Knight and their entourage, to watch a Mike Tyson fight. However after they were stopped at a red light after the bout, suspects in a white vehicle opened fire. Shakur was hit four times, including one bullet that struck him in his lung. Six days later, it was announced that Tupac had passed away. The car which has been restored to its original condition, now has an asking price of $1.7m. Potential buyers can view the car for themselves at Celebrity Cars Las Vegas showroom and, coincidentally, TMZ reported that it isn't far from where the 1996 shooting took place. Back in 2017, this vehicle was...
Lekki is now the hotbed of Cybercrime- EFCC
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Lekki is now the hotbed of Cybercrime- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has said that Lekki, the fast-developing upper middle-class area of Lagos Metropolis, is emerging as the new hub of internet-related fraud. A statement released by the agency says data from the investigation activities of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the second quarter of 2021, indicates that Lekki District is the preferred location for all manner of cyber fraud syndicates. Between April and June, 2021, the Advance Fee Fraud and Cyber Crime Sections of the Command recorded a total of 402 internet-related fraud arrests. While the Advance Fee Fraud Section was responsible for 243 arrests, the Cyber Crime Section executed 18 sting operations which resulted in 159 arrests, from which 13 conv...
Widow accuses neighbour of sending armed man to rape her repeatedly after quarrel over coconuts
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Widow accuses neighbour of sending armed man to rape her repeatedly after quarrel over coconuts

A widow has cried out for help after allegedly being raped repeatedly by a man she suspects was sent by one of her neighbours to torture her. The middle-aged Kenyan woman and mother of five told K24tv that prior to being raped, her neighbor had threatened to teach her a lesson after they quarelled over three coconuts. She disclosed that after she left her house at Vikwatani within Kisauni sub-county of Kenya at 5:00 am on Wednesday September 1, to fetch water, a well-built man attacked her from behind while wielding a knife and a panga. She said;   “We had quarrelled on Sunday over three coconuts which had fallen inside my compound, and during the confrontation, she vowed to teach me a lesson. Three days later, I was raped by so...
Kenyan man pours hot tea on wife’s private parts for reading text message he received from his alleged mistress
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Kenyan man pours hot tea on wife’s private parts for reading text message he received from his alleged mistress

Police in Kericho County, Kenya have launched investigations after a 32-year-old man, Alfred Kigena, allegedly poured boiling tea on his wife’s private parts, thighs and legs for reading text message he received from a woman she suspects to be his lover. Speaking to the media from her parents’ home on Sunday, August 29, Sharon Chepkorir, 25, said her husband allegedly walked in and found her noting down the mobile number of the woman. "He saw me noting down the contacts then inquired what I was doing with his phone I kept quiet. It is then that he took tea that from the fire and poured it on me,” Sharon narrated. In a video obtained by TheStandard, part of Sharon’s left leg had sustained burn wounds allegedly from the incident and she is seen struggling to make a step. ...
Police Rescue abducted student of Kwara State University
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Police Rescue abducted student of Kwara State University

Khadijat Isiaq, the abducted 300-level Mass Communication student of Kwara State University (KWASU) has been rescued by the police. Six suspects linked to the abduction of Khadijat were also arrested by the policemen. The command’s spokesman, Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed that the student who was abducted on Sunday August 22 at Okoru village, near Malete at about 9pm, has been rescued. Ajayi said;   “I am happy to inform the general public of the successful search and rescue operation conducted in liberating the abducted 300L Mass Communication female student of Kwara State University by name Isiaq Kadijat. “The command wishes to acknowledge the support of the Inspector General of police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, the local hunters, vigil...
Gladiators star, Michael Jefferson King jailed for torturing man in blackmail plot
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Gladiators star, Michael Jefferson King jailed for torturing man in blackmail plot

Gladiators star Michael Jefferson King, better known as Shadow on the 90s TV show, has been jailed for six years and three months over his role in a blackmail plot. Shadow who was one of the most popular stars of the hit ITV series before being axed from the show in 1995 after issues with drug-taking, was sentenced after admitting two counts of blackmail at Isleworth Crown Court. The actor said to be one of four suspects that kept a man identified as Aaron Ali detained in a flat in Acton, West London, reportedly threatened to break the man’s legs with a hammer and demanded £1,000 from his ex-wife and brother for his safe return. The horrific incident happened in March last year and reportedly lasted for 6 hours. Mr Ali was gagged, a sock was placed in his m...
Bauchi: Police record 221 crime cases, arrest 352 suspects in five months
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Bauchi: Police record 221 crime cases, arrest 352 suspects in five months

The Bauchi State Police Command on Thursday revealed that between March 8, 2021, till date it recorded a total of 221 crime cases with 352 suspects arrested within and outside the state. This was revealed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, in a press release he signed and made available to DAILY POST in Bauchi, adding that the police were able to make the achievement through sustained operations, intelligence-led community-policing engagements and other crime fighting strategies. Giving a breakdown of the crimes recorded in the state within the period under review, the police spokesman said that over 42 armed robbery cases were recorded for which 115 suspects were arrested, while 18 cases of kidnappings were recorded with 29 suspects arr...
Video of EFCC operatives at #BBNaija Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday
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Video of EFCC operatives at #BBNaija Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday

A video of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at the home of Big Brother Naija star, Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday August 23 has been shared online. One of the EFCC operatives was also seen in the video trying to snatch Dorathy’s sister, Cynthia’s phone after she went live on Instagram. Recall that while Dorathy said the forced entry left her shaking and sent her mother to a panic state, EFCC in a statement released yesterday, stated that they were only executing a search warrant. The anti-graft agency which gave an excuse of forcing themselves into Dorathy's home to stop possible suspects from escaping or destroying evidence, claimed that they arrested nine suspected internet frausters who live in same block of flats with the reality show star. Wa...
2 Arrested over Kidnap of 8-year-old boy in Lagos
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2 Arrested over Kidnap of 8-year-old boy in Lagos

The Lagos state police have arrested two members of a kidnap syndicate over their alleged involvement in the abduction of an eight-year-old boy. The suspects identified as Desmond Ikechukwu Okafor, 21, and Egwuonwu Gift Iyke, 34, were accused of conspiring and kidnapping eight-year-old Daniel Chukwudi on July 11. Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu who confirmed the arrest of the two suspects, said the entire kidnap was planned and executed by the victim’s neighbour, Desmond Ikechukwu Okafor. Desmond was said to have allegedly used his unhindered access to the victim’s parents, to lure him from his parents’ home at Aboru, in Ipaja area of Lagos. He then took him to Ajangbadi also in Lagos where they kept the little boy in their custody for six days ...
South African man whose Girlfriend was Killed in a ‘Hijacking,’ Arrested for her Brutal Murder after Suspects Implicated him
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South African man whose Girlfriend was Killed in a ‘Hijacking,’ Arrested for her Brutal Murder after Suspects Implicated him

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his girlfriend who was found with her throat slit after an alleged botched hijacking in the Free State, South Africa. The man was arrested on Thursday, August 19, a few days after the arrest of the two men who allegedly murdered his 24-year-old girlfriend, Nnini Pule. They suspects allegedly implicated the man who was then arrested and also charged with Pule’s murder as well as perjury.   Colonel Thandi Mbambo of the Free State police said on May 13 2021, the man arrived at the Theunissen Police Station to report a hijacking incident. Holding a 2-year-old baby boy, he told police that he was attacked by two men alongside the road about 4km from Winburg to Senekal where he was driving with his g...
EFCC arrests 10 Suspected Internet fraudsters in Kaduna
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EFCC arrests 10 Suspected Internet fraudsters in Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Command, has arrested 10 persons for alleged Internet-related fraud The agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Ezenwa Peter, Fahad Ahmad, Alyassau Mohammed, Nehemia Joel, Enoch Simon, Kabson Ziryi Beloved, Japheth Audu, Olatunji Abimbola, Innocent Arzuka and David Samuel. According to the statement, the suspects were arrested at a hotel along Karji Expressway, Kaduna following intelligence on their alleged internet fraud activities. Investigation revealed that the suspects specialize in love/marriage scams, identity theft, and impersonation as they created fictitious social media accounts to defraud innocent victims. Some of them are said to be pickers or receivers of proceeds of fraudul...
EFCC arrests two for allegedly diverting N21.5m raised for cancer patient who later died
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EFCC arrests two for allegedly diverting N21.5m raised for cancer patient who later died

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the duo of Michael Yusuf Michael and Martha Daniel, promoters of MYM123CARE, for allegedly obtaining money by false pretense. A statement released by EFCC said the suspects were arrested following a petition alleging that they solicited funds from the general public through the Foundation on the pretext of providing aid to the needy, but converted the proceeds to personal use. ''Investigation revealed that on 22nd March 2021, Yusuf Michael posted a video of a woman with breast cancer and solicited for donations from public-spirited individuals who responded by donating money into MYM123CARE’s account domiciled in a first-generation bank. The account which was in the red, had by March 26, 2021 reco...
Falana demands arraignment dates of detained 800 Boko Haram suspects
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Falana demands arraignment dates of detained 800 Boko Haram suspects

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has demanded for an update on the arrest of 800 Boko Haram suspects from Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN). The demand was made in a Freedom of Information request titled ‘Request for Information on Prosecution of Arrested 800 Boko Haram Suspects', which was signed by Sam Ogala on behalf of Falana and Falana chambers on August 5, 2021. The law firm which demanded for when the Boko Haram suspects would be arraigned in court, said the information should be provided within seven days in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011. The statement read;   “In April, 2021, the governors expressed their reservations over the delay in the trial of the ter...
Police exhume body of abducted Rivers pastor killed and buried in shallow grave by kidnappers after collecting N500K ransom
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Police exhume body of abducted Rivers pastor killed and buried in shallow grave by kidnappers after collecting N500K ransom

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have exhumed the remains of a pastor from a shallow grave where he was buried by his abductors in Luorre Community at Khana Local Government Area of the state. 56-year-old pastor Friday Olakada, the General Overseer of God Is God Ministries at Agbochia in Eleme Local Government Area, was kidnapped on May 14, 2021, by four men who pretended to be passengers. Briefing Journalists at the scene of the crime in Lorre Community on Friday, August 6, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Friday Eboka said the four suspects collected the sum of five hundred thousand naira as ransom from the victim's family, killed and buried him in a shallow grave. The CP explained that the suspects confessed to have killed the father of six ten days aft...
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, rescue victim, recover two AK47 rifles in Delta
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Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, rescue victim, recover two AK47 rifles in Delta

A joint team of police in collaboration with vigilantes have arrested three suspected kidnappers just as they rescued an abducted victim. The suspects include, Joel Akatakpo, 28y, Eseoghene Ogbogbo, 36 and Telneson Juma, 30. The Police also recovered two AK-47 rifles with breach Nos. 04174 and 30746, with NPF inscription written on it, forty-two (42) live ammunition loaded in five magazines from the suspects. They were arrested at different locations by the Police following a case of kidnap reported by one Gloria Edowhouoro Ekpuda ‘f’ at Otu-Jeremi Division in Ughelli South Local Government Area. The police intercepted the kidnappers who quickly reversed and sped off. The first suspect, one Joel Akatakpo ‘m’ 28yrs was chased and arrested. The Delta State Commissioner of P...
Gunmen Burnt alive in Kano
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Gunmen Burnt alive in Kano

Some suspected armed robbers have been burnt alive by angry youths at Rimi village in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano state. It was learnt that the armed robbers stormed Rimi town but were repelled by the youths. While two of them were caught, one escaped. The two suspected robbers were beaten and then burnt alive. The state police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident saying that when the Police arrived the scene, they found that the robbers were burnt to ashes and they evacuated their remains to hospital. Kiyawa said;   “We have recovered knives and other weapons believed to belong to the deceased suspects. “As of now, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Samaila Shuaibu Dikko, has ordered a th...

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