Breaking: Police nab knife attack suspect in Paris

September 25, 2020 AFP 0

Officers have arrested the suspected attacker after four people were injured in a knife assault in Paris on Friday near the former offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, French police said. The man was arrested near the sprawling Place de la Bastille, police said, adding he was the only suspect in an attack that came as a trial is underway Read More

EFCC nabs 3 internet fraudsters in Abuja

September 8, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Personnel of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for their alleged involvement in romance scam, identity theft, and other internet-related fraud. EFCC Head, Media, and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, Monday in Abuja, said the suspects: Ajayiton Harry, 27; Okoro Daniel, 28; and Oziegbe 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

25-year-old girl ‘stabs’ boyfriend to death in Anambra

September 3, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

A 29-year-old man, Mr. Azubuike Eleyi, was allegedly stabbed to death in his house by his girlfriend, Miss Onyinye Chime. The suspect, 25, allegedly perpetrated the act on September 2, 2020 at Ochiagha Street, Nkpor, Idemili North LGA of Anambra state. A release from the Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra state police command, Mr. Haruna Muhammed, said  preliminary investigation revealed Read More

How 3 teenagers raped 13-year-old girl to death – Police

August 20, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The police in Katsina State have arrested three teenage boys in Danmusa Local Government Area for allegedly gang raping and drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond. Police Spokesman in the state, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this during a press briefing on Wednesday in Katsina. Isah said that the suspects were aged between 15 and 16. According to Read More

FCT Police nab 4 ‘drug peddlers’, recover exhibits

August 5, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives from the FCT Police Command Anti-Narcotics unit have arrested four suspects for drug peddlers around Kabusa and Gwarinpa axis of Abuja. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a press statement Wednesday in Abuja, said the operatives arrested the suspects on Tuesday August 4, 2020, during a routine raid of black spots in Kabusa Read More

How kidnappers killed my 15-yr-old son after collecting N1.5m ransom – Father

July 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna-based Mr. Eguaku Anya has narrated how kidnappers abducted his 15-year-old son, Stephen Anya, killed him and dumped the body inside a shallow well, after receiving N1.5 million ransom from him.But the prime suspect in the crime, one Joseph Sylvester, who was among the 217 kidnappers and other criminal suspects paraded by the Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday, denied Read More

Man arrested for alledgely raping 8-year-old girl

July 8, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A 70-year-old man has reportedly been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Chanchaga area of Minna, Niger State. The suspect, identified as Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela) allegedly raped the girl twice before giving her N80 to stay quiet about the incident. But the young girl later revealed that the septuagenarian defiled her when her mom noticed her strange Read More

Ayade demolishes kidnapper’s estates

May 28, 2020 Joseph Obung 0

  Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state has demolished a sprawling estate along Edim Ita Street by the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) in Calabar South local government area of the state. The property reportedly   belong to a suspected kidnap kingpin whose name was given as Kufre Eyo. Eyo is among the 35 suspected kidnappers and cultists declared Read More

Anambra: 4 arrested for hijacking 900 cement bags

April 28, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra state police command have arrested four suspected persons for allegedly hijacking trucks with 90 bags of cement belonging to BUA cement company.The Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement in Awka, on Tuesday, gave the name of the suspects as Mr Anayo Ulugha, aged 26; Mr Omoke Chigozie, aged 28; and Read More

Police arrest father, son over killing of herder in Ogun

April 27, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

A 45-year-old father, Kolese Womiloju and his 25-year-old son, Taiwo Womiloju have been arrested by the men of the Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a Fulani herdsman, Abubakar Sidi Usman. The 32-year-old herdsman, according to a statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi was hacked to death by the suspects on Wednesday, April 22 at Gbagba Elewure village Read More

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FCT Joint Taskforce nabs 10 for extortion, illegal road block

April 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A Joint Security team led by Nyanya Divisional Police Officer (DPO), acting on intelligence, Thursday, arrested 10 suspects for mounting an illegal road block and using same avenue to extort money from motorists and other members of the public at the FCT/Nasarawa boundary. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the FCT Police Command, DSP Anjuguri Read More

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Ebonyi: Police orders release of inmates with bailable offenses

March 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Ebonyi state Police command Tuesday ordered the release of inmates with bail able offenses and warned all divisions against unwarranted arrest and detention of suspects. CP Awosola Awotinde gave the instruction in a press statement  signed by the commands spokesman, DSP Loveth Odah.  He said the instruction was one of the measures put in place to prevent spread of CVID-19 among the inmates in the Read More

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FCT Police nab 34 ‘cultists’, recover 2 pistols

March 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The FCT Police Command has arrested 34 suspected cultists at their hideout in Gwako, Gwagwalada Area Council, even as two locally fabricated pistols were recovered at the scene. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a press statement, Monday in Abuja, said the suspects were arrested on Sunday while having their cult meeting following on Read More

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Ogun police arrest teenager for stabbing boyfriend to death over N3,000

February 27, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Ogun state police command has arrested an 18-year-old girl, Idowu Abosede, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Aliyu Ibrahim to death. A statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta on Wednesday disclosed that, the suspect was arrested on Friday, February 21. According to Oyeyemi, the suspect’s arrest followed a distress call received from Seriki Hausa in Shagamu that the Read More

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NSCDC arrests motorcycle snatching syndicate in Nasarawa

February 24, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Nasarawa state command Monday arrested a syndicate that specialised in snatching motorcycle from commercial riders in the state. The state’s commandant, Mahmoud Fari, stated this while parading the suspects alongside six others before newsmen in Lafia. Fari alleged that among the suspects were ex-convict Sidi Madaki and James Vincient, who served in Read More

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Police arrest driver for raising false alarm on herdsman’s attack

February 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Police Command in Ekiti state has arrested one Mr Olarewaju Oluwaseun, a driver plying Akure -Ilorin route over a false alarm alleging herdsman attack. ASP Abutu Sunday, the Command’s PPRO stated this in a statement on Sunday in Ado Ekiti. Sunday said that Oluwaseun raised false alarm to the Police Control Room, in Ado-Ekiti, that he was attacked and Read More

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Ex-Kogi gov’s son, Muhammed, arrested for ‘fraud’

February 20, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested Muhammed Audu, son of former Governor of Kogi state, Prince Abubakar Audu, over his alleged involvement in fraud. EFCC acting Head, Media & Publicity, Mr Tony orilade, made this known in a press statement, Thursday in Abuja. The spokesperson said, “The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Read More

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In Jigawa, Mother kills, buries one-day old bay inside bush 

February 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Police in Jigawa have arrested an 18-year-old lady (name withheld) for allegedly killing her one-day-old baby boy after they exhumed the corpse in Ringim Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Monday. Jinjiri said the suspect, a resident of Dandabi Read More

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FCT Police to dock Mpape bank robbery suspects Friday

February 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The FCT Police Command will Friday arraign suspected robbers in the foiled December 28, 2019, Mpape bank robbery.This was contained in a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Anjugiri Manzah, Tuesday in Abuja. It read in part, “Sequel to the conclusion of investigation into the foiled bank robbery at Mpape on December 28, 2019, the FCT Read More

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Police launch manhunt for ‘killer herder’ in Edo

January 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Operatives of Edo state police command Thursday urged bereaved family members of one Paul (now deceased), farmers and  residents of Ofutebe community. The police in a press statement issued by its spokesman DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said the unnamed herder reportedly had “misunderstanding with a certain man”. Nwabuzor said, “In the cause of trying to settle them, one Mr. Paul came Read More

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Police arraign 3 for allegedly smuggling foreign rice into Ebonyi

January 24, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Three persons was  Wednesday arraigned by Ebonyi Police  command for allegedly involving in rice smuggling into the state. The suspects Okemiri Sunday, 36; Azubuike Uzom, 38; Igwe Chinedu, 26; and Ejike Agbara, 31, were alleged to have in deviance to the ban, illegally imported over 268 bags of foreign rice into Ebonyi state.  The trio were said to have Read More

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Police arrests notorious traffic robbery suspect

January 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

On Saturday 11th of January 2020, detectives from Bariga Police station arrested one Olowolayemo Sodiq, male, 23 –year- old of No 10 Onenaya street, Bariga.  The suspect conspired with one Bamidele Moses, aka ‘badoo’ and robbed one Jude Saka of his Bajaj Motorcycle on 8/12/2019.  His accomplice was initially arrested by detectives from Bariga and transferred to SARS last week.  Read More

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25- year-old Ogun cobbler arrested for raping, attempted murder

January 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A 25- year-old cobbler, Olamide Babayemi, has been arrested by men of the Ogun state Police Command for allegedly attempting to kill a 22-year-old microbiology graduate (name withheld) after raping her. The command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement in Abeokuta, the state capital Sunday, stated that the suspect was arrested Saturday, January 4. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested Read More