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Dismissed soldier arrested for murder and armed robbery in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a dismissed soldier identified as Ifesinachi Nwankwo for murder and armed robbery. The State Commissioner of Police, Abdurahman Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the dismissed soldier who is 24-years-old, joined the Nigerian Army in 2017 and served in Damboa, Maiduguri. The police boss said Ifesinachi reportedly […]

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Two arrested for alleged dollar fraud in Ogun

The Ogun state police command has arrested two suspects in connection to an alleged fake dollar fraud in Ota area of the state. The suspects identified as Chika Kasarachi and Ifeanyi Okechuckwu, were arrested following a complaint lodged by one Omeh Chidebere Ishoke at Sango police station. Recalling how he was lured to the suspect’s […]

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#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo re-arrested by Lagos police

Agba Jaligo, the journalist and activist who was released in February 2020 after being detained at the Afokang Prison in Calabar for 179 days following an allegation of treason made against him by the Cross River State Governor, Benedict Ayade, has been rearrested by the Lagos police. The activist was arrested alongside 18 other protesters […]

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I kidnap people to raise money for charity- 52-year-old pastor arrested by the police says

A 52-year old pastor, Adetokunbo Adenokpo, has been arrested for allegedly abducting a dispatch rider and detaining him in an underground facility in his church in Sagamu, Lagos. Parading the suspect before newsmen today July 29, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, said the pastor who is the General Overseer of […]

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Man arrested for raping a 20-year-old girl with Down Syndrome in Ogun

A 24-year-old man identified as Godwin Akpan has been arrested by the Ogun state police command for reportedly raping a 20-year-old girl with Down Syndrome. The victim was reportedly raped on Tuesday July 28, after her elder sister sent her on an errand close to the gate of their house in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government […]

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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Teacher arrested for raping his 10-year-old pupil in Yobe; says she gave her consent

The police in Yobe State has arrested one Abubakar Musa an Assistant headteacher with Jajere Central Primary School, for allegedly raping one of his pupil, a 10-year-old girl (name withheld), and claiming it was consensual. Disclosing his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said Musa who is well […]

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12-year-old boy arrested ‘for sending sickening racist messages’ to Crystal Palace star, Wilfried Zaha

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly sending sickening racist messages to Crystal Palace and Ivorian winger, Wilfried Zaha. The 27-year-old footballer posted screenshots of the racist abuse he had received to his social media accounts ahead of Sunday’s Premier League game at Aston Villa, alongside the caption: “Woke up to this today.” One […]

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Imam’s son arrested for allegedly stabbing his friend to death over a stolen phone

The police in Lagos state have arrested Abdulrahman Olayiwola, son of the Chief Imam of Isale Oja community in Agege, for allegedly stabbing his friend, identified simply as Pelumi, to death during an argument over a stolen phone. According to police sources, Pelumi had given Abdulrahman a stolen phone to keep for him. An argument […]

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Two men arrested for filming a teenage girl while raping her in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two men for allegedly filming a 12-year old girl while one of them raped her in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement released on Friday June 19, said one of the […]

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Primary school teacher arrested after N550m belonging to her 24-year-old son was found in her account

A primary school teacher, Mrs. Roseline Uche Egbuha has been arrested following an investigation which exposed her alleged involvement in money laundering. The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) said investigation showed that the money found in the bank account of the primary school teacher identified as Mrs. Roseline Uche Egbuha, are proceeds of money laundering […]

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Two men arrested with 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen in Niger(photo)

Men of the Niger state police command have arrested two men, Victor Okebugwu, 32, and James Amaonye, 33, for being in possession of 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen from members of the public. A statement from the police command spokesperson, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, says on June 5, police Intelligence Operatives on Bank […]

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Coronavirus patient who escaped treatment arrested while selling okirika in Ondo market

A female Coronavirus patient who escaped from getting treatment was arrested on Saturday evening at the popular Oja-Oba market in Akure while selling second-hand clothes popularly known as ‘okrika’. The lady was diagnosed with the deadly disease in Imo State before she travelled down to the Ondo State capital without submitting herself for treatment. The […]

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#JusticeForUwa: One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested (video)

One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers attached to the Edo state police command. Okaywaves  reported earlier that the 22-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in a church in Benin city. […]

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DPO arrested for allegedly shooting police officer while dispersing crowd

The Divisional Police Officer of Ilemba Hausa, CSP Yahaya Mohammed Adeshina has been arrested following the shooting and killing of Sergeant Onalaja Onajide who before his death was attached to the police division. The DPO whose arrest was ordered by the Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command Hakeem Odumosu, was accused of shooting the sergeant […]

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Police officer arrested for killing Islamic cleric in Lagos

A police officer identified as Inspector Okoro Charles has been arrested in connection to the shooting at Ikotun area of Lagos state on Wednesday May 20, which led to the death of a 28-year-old Islamic cleric Fatai Oladipupo. The Police Inspector who has been subjected to internal disciplinary procedures known as Orderly Room Trial at […]

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Ritualists arrested during fight over payment for fresh human hands

A 40-year-old herbalist, Michael Itomu, and three others have been arrested in possession of fresh human hands in Idiroko, Ogun State. Other suspects arrested with Itomu, included Mathew Idosu, John Feyisetan and Samuel Adegbola. This followed an information received by policemen that they had been in contact with the herbalist for money rituals. The suspects […]

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Rwanda’s most-wanted genocide suspect, Felicien Kabuga, 84, arrested in France after 25-years

Rwanda’s most-wanted genocide suspect has been arrested in France. Felicien Kabuga, 84, who was living under a false identity in a flat in Asnieres-Sur-Seine, near Paris, had been pursued by international justice for 25 years, the French Justice Ministry said in a statement on Saturday morning. French gendarmes arrested him at 0530 GMT on Saturday, […]

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Ex-convict arrested for raping lady twice after threatening her with a ”fake gun” (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested a 28-year-old ex-convict, Emeka Okeke, for allegedly, raping a 36-year-old woman twice after threatening her with an object he faked to look like a gun. The rape reportedly happened at Okpuno, Awka South local government area close to Nnamdi Azikiwe University temporary site on Friday, May 6. The […]

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Two Nigerian students arrested for peddling drugs in Cyprus

A total of 17 grams of wrapped drugs have been retrieved from two Nigerian students, one of whom was a lady who was reported to have sold drugs to the Department of Narcotics and Anti-Smuggling in Cyprus. The duo, Onuwa Kachıkwu and Uduak Emmanuel, were arrested on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 and charged with receiving, […]