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

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Man beheads own mother

January 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The police in Imo State have arrested a 47-year-old man, Sunday Agwim, for allegedly killing his mother, Christiana Agwim. The incident happened at Umuobom in Ideato South local government area of the state. The suspect allegedly used a machete to severe the 62-year-old mother’s head before smashing the skull with a hammer. Jude Mbionwu, a security coordinator at Umuobom, disclosed Read More

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In Ogun, man hits wife to death on Christmas day 

December 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A 37-year-old man, Mutiu Sonola, has been arrested by men of Ogun State police command for beating his 34-year-old wife, Zainab Shotayo, to death on Christmas Day. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested on the same day following a report by the father Read More

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EFCC arrests 3 in Benue over N7m fraud

October 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Thursday said it had arrested three suspects for alleged conspiracy and obtaining N7.1million by false pretence in Benue. This was contained in a press statement signed by its zonal head, public affairs department, Nwanyinma Okeanu, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi. Okeanu in the statement named the Read More

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EFCC arrests 5 internet fraud suspects in Ilorin

September 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday said it has arrested five persons over alleged case of internet fraud and other fraud related Offences.  The suspects are; Stephen Odanye, Abolarin Kayode,  Babatunde Muhammad, Adepoju Tomiwa and Akinbamidele Femi. The suspects according to a statement from the commission’ s media office  were arrested in different Read More

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Assembly summons CP over alleged release of suspected criminals

September 8, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Ondo state House of Assembly has summoned the state Commissioner of Police, Andie Undie to appear before it on Thursday 12 September 2019. The assembly said the commissioner should appear along with the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ikare Akoko and Irun Akoko. This was sequel to a motion under matters of urgent public importance.         The Read More

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Man pushes 8-year-old boy in front of train

July 29, 2019 Editorial IV 0

An 8-year-old boy was killed on Monday when a man pushed him and his mother into the path of an oncoming train at Frankfurt’s main train station. A spokeswoman for the police said that a suspect had been taken into custody, and the case was being investigated as a homicide. Witnesses said a man pushed the boy and his mother Read More

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Hisbah arrests 48, confiscates 37 cartons of beer in Jigawa

July 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Hisbah, The Sharia law enforcement agency, Hisbah said it has arrested 48 suspects and confiscated 37 cartons of beer in Taura local government area of Jigawa state. Hisbah commander, Ibrahim Dahiru, made this known to journalists in Dutse Tuesday. Dahiru said the suspects were arrested after operatives of the agency, in collaboration with the police, carried out a raid at Read More

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Shocker! 27-year-old man sells 3-day old own baby for N150,000

June 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Anambra State police command has arrested one Mr Chukwuma Enemuo, aged 27, for allegedly selling his 3-day old baby for N150,000. The suspect, who hails from Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA was nabbed on June 24 at about 7:pm by police detectives attached to Ozubulu division for allegedly conspiring with a-45-year-old man, Mr Obi Chidubem of Umuabuche Eziama Read More

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Kaduna police nab 10 suspected kidnappers, 61 others

May 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 71 suspected criminals for various offences including 10 for kidnapping, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, has said. One locally made double barrel gun, six vehicles including a Toyota bus, a Toyota Hillux van, Toyota Corolla car, one Honda EOD and two Golf saloon cars were also recovered plus the sum Read More

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Police arrest another suspected killer of ex-lawmaker

May 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Anambra State Police Command, on Monday, paraded one Mr Okoye Chinwe Ernest, a suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Chief Frank Anthony  Igboka, President General Nimo Community in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State.  The late former lawmaker was murdered on April 16, 2019 by unknown gunmen, and one Chigbo Aniegbu, an indigene of Imo was last week Read More