Delta Police arrest man for ‘caging’ wife

November 19, 2020 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State Police command has arrested one Mr  Ame Edjeketa for locking his wife in  a cage for four years at Orerokpe community, Okpe Local Government Area of the State. It was learnt that the 41 year old man locked his wife identified as Gladys in a makeshift cage at his resident. The mother of three was accused of witchcraft Read More

Southern Kaduna: Military arrests 3 over fake news of impending attack

November 11, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kadun 0

Troops attached to Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have arrested three suspected persons over fake news of impending attacks in some Southern Kaduna communities.  According to the Sector 7 Commander of OPSH, Col. David Nwakonobi, the suspects were arrested in Sabon Kaura village, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state by military intelligence and the OPSH troops.  He told Kaduna state Read More

Ronaldo’s house in Portugal burgled

October 8, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Cristiano Ronaldo’s house was burgled while he played in Portugal’s goalless draw with Spain on Wednesday.The Juventus star hit the woodwork as he came up against former Real Madrid teammate Sergio Ramos in the international friendly. Portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias Madeira claim Ronaldo’s seven-floor property in Madeira was broken into thanks to an open garage door during the match.The burglar is understood to Read More

DOAS raises the alarm over illegal revenue collectors

October 8, 2020 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Department of Outdoor Advertisement and Signages (DOAS) has raised alarm on the activities of illegal consultants, who collect money from unsuspecting clients, without remitting it to the department.In an interview in Abuja Thursday, director of DOAS, Dr. Baba-Gana Adam, noted that the activities of illegal revenue collectors in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have denied the department substantial amount Read More

We killed more than 50 victims who couldn’t pay ransom – Suspect

September 30, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A suspected kidnap kingpin, Mohammed Sani, 30, has said his gang killed more than 50 of his victims because they could not pay ransom.Sani, made this disclosure, Wednesday in Abja, while he was paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, alongside 46 other suspects at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Headquarters in Abuja. The suspect, who said Read More

Oyo arrests another fake Amotekun recruitment officer

September 24, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

  Oyo state government Wednesday arrested a middle aged man, said to be a cyber cafe operator in Oyo township for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting applicants into the recruitment of Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun. The middle-aged man identified as Adeyemi Agboola who owned a cyber café along Durbar Stadium road, Oyo Township, was reportedly nabbed with eleven fake recruitment forms. He Read More

Edo guber: APC rejects results

September 20, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

The All Progressives Party (APC) in Edo state has rejected results of the state governorship election which was held on Saturday.This was just as the APC urged members to stay calm and thanked them for their support.The party alleged foul play in the September 19 governorship election.Returning Officer in the election, Prof. Agofure Rukeh, of Federal University of Petroleum Technology, Efurun, Read More

NRC opens up on Abuja-Kaduna train ‘bandit attack’

September 15, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

  The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Fidet Okhiria has explained that alleged attack on Abuja -Kaduna train attack was as a result of hoodlums who threw stones at the train. Okhiria said the police nabbed one suspect earlier, more hoodlums came out to attack the train in protest against the arrest made in the afternoon. He Read More

Breaking: Solskjaer prefers Maguire as Manchester United captain despite assault case

September 12, 2020 BBC 0

Harry Maguire will remain Manchester United captain, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed. Maguire, 27, was given a suspended prison sentence on the Greek island of Syros after being found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated attempts of bribery. He maintains his innocence and has appealed against the decision, which nullifies the conviction. “He is going to be Read More

FCT Police nab car ‘thief’, recover vehicle own by FRSC

September 6, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The FCT Police Command has said that Police operatives from Bwari Division have arrested a suspected car thief, Hamisu Tukur, 25, and recovered a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Headquarters, Abuja, believed to have been stolen. The command disclosed this in a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Anjugiri Manzah, Sunday in Abuja. It read in Read More

FCT Police nab ‘killers’ of Suncel Pharmacy proprietor, recovers 1 pistol, live ammunition

August 20, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The FCT Police Command has arrested the alleged principal suspect, Tukur Awwal, 31, who killed the proprietor of Suncel Pharmacy Gwarinpa, Sunday Chukwujekwu Ike, on June 19, 2020, alongside three members of his gang. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a press statement, Thursday in Abuja, Awwal was arrested alongside members of his gang: Read More

Oyo police place N500, 000 ransom on fleeing serial killer

August 20, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Police command on Thursday announced N500, 000 reward for information that could lead to the arrest of the escaped 19years old alleged serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, made this known in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Lawrence Fadeyi. Enwonwu Read More

Ekweremadu condemns military intervention in Mali

August 19, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

Former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu (PDP Enugu West) has condemned the military intervention in Mali.  Ekweremadu stated that Mali was strategic in the war against insurgency, adding that political instability in the West African nation portends dire consequences for West Africa and the Sahel region. He stated Read More

AU condemns Mali president, MP’s arrest

August 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

The African Union has condemned the arrest of President Ibrahim Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday detained Keita and some members of his cabinet at his residence in Bamako, the country’s capital. “We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control,” a top rank soldier, who requested anonymity, Read More

Police arrest 56-year-old woman over sale of day old baby

August 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The sale of a day old baby was aborted after a 56-year-old woman identified as Florence Jonah was arrested by the Rivers state police command. Rivers state police spokesperson, SP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed this said operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) stopped the illegal baby sale at Igwuruta, Ikwerre Local government area of the state. It was Read More

EFCC arrests 32 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ogbomoso

August 12, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tuesday arrested 32 Yahoo boys for alleged involvement in internet fraud. According to the anti-graft commission, the suspects including three serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo state. EFCC in a statement by its Head, Read More

CUPP condemns attack on Revolution Now protesters

August 6, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned attacks on peaceful #Revolution Now protesters across the country. The National Secretary of CUPP, High Chief Peter Ameh in a press release issued on Wednesday said  Nigeria is a democratic state, as such, citizens are afforded with the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protests. He called on the presidency to Read More

Police arrest notorious Abuja car thief in Niger

June 29, 2020 Aideloje Ojo 0

The police have arrested an Abuja-based notorious car snatcher in Lambata area of Niger state.The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the state police command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, stated this Monday in a press release.He said, “Based on a tip-off, on 26/6/2020 at about 1630 hrs, a Police patrol team attached to Gawu Babangida division intercepted a Toyota Camry vehicle Read More

Oxfam wants rapists arrested, prosecuted

June 22, 2020 John Oba 0

Oxfam Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation that works to influence policy change in favour of the poor and most vulnerable, has called on relevant security agencies to arrest and prosecute all rapists and perpetrators of gender-based violence in Nigeria. The NGO in a statement Monday in Abuja said authorities must ensure that perpetrators of this evil face the full wrath of Read More

Osun NDLEA arraigns man over 1.5kg Indian hemp

June 8, 2020 Lateef Dada 0

   The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Monday, arraigned one Ahmed Tijani before a Federal High Court, Osogbo, Osun state, for unlawful possession of 1.5kg of cannabis sativa also known as Indian hemp.  The prosecution from the NDLEA, led by Ogaga Azuigo, told the court that the defendant committed the crime sometimes in February 2020. The crime was Read More