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9-month-old pregnant woman, two others arrested for armed robbery in Edo .

An armed robbery gang which specializes in using a 9-month-old pregnant woman to lure their victims, has been arrested by the police in Benin, Edo State. Jumoke Akanbieme, Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, were arrested recently after a failed operation. Spokesperson of the police, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, said, the two male suspects […]

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Prophetess arrested in Ogun state for allegedly defrauding people

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Prophetess of the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Oluwakemi Sotonode, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining millions from many people. The suspect also known as Marvelous, was arrested at her hideout on Tuesday, October 6, by operatives attached to the Public Complaint Bureau unit following series of fraud allegations made against […]

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Accidental discharge: NSCDC official arrested for killing SSS operative in Osun

An operative of the State Security Service (SSS), Seyi Adebowale, has died after he was allegedly shot by an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) The incident occurred on September 15 in Kuta, Osun State, during the visit of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai to commission a bridge constructed […]

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Two FSARS operatives, civilian accomplice arrested in Lagos for extortion and intimidation of citizens

Lagos State Police Command have arrested two operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) Inspector Sale James, Inspector Monday Uchiola and their civilian accomplice Okechukwu Ogbonna, for acts of professional misconduct including extortion and intimidation of innocent citizens. Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday, October 4, […]

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“I drug them with tramadol tablets and syrup” – Notorious robber arrested in Kano, speaks on how he steals from his victims

The Niger State Police Command have arrested a suspected robber who specialises in drugging his victims before stealing their money. The suspect, Abdullahi Maikudi, 27, of Katsina State was arrested alongside his accomplice Rabiu Abdullahi, 23, of Kano State for stealing the sum of N 6 m from a businessman in Tegina, Rafi Local Government Area […]

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Alleged human trafficking kingpin arrested in Lagos after 5 year manhunt

An alleged human trafficking kingpin, Muritala Sanni, has been arrested in Lagos after a five year manhunt. A non-governmental organisation, Kick against Human Trafficking and Human Rights Abuse Foundation facilitated the arrest and handover to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for prosecution (NAPTIP) It was gathered that Sanni was arrested last Wednesday, […]

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Politician’s son and two others arrested for allegedly circulating rape video of soon-to-be bride in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission has arrested a politician’s son and his three friends for sexually  assaulting a young lady and  allegedly circulating the video of the assault on social media. According to reports, the victim’s marriage which was supposed to take place on October 17, has been called off as a result of the […]

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Nigerian ‘drug peddler’ on expired visa arrested in India with 250 gms cocaine

An alleged Nigerian drug peddler with expired visa was arrested in Delhi, India on Sunday, September 20, and 250 grams of cocaine valued at 20 lakh seized from his possession. The yet-to-be-named suspect was arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station by the Railway Unit of the Delhi Police.     According to a police […]

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47-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing two of his children and his aged mother in Anambra (graphic photos)

Police officers in Anambra state have arrested a 47-year-old man identified as Emeka Ezimadu, for allegedly killing two of his own children, his 85-year-old mother, and inflicting injuries on three other children at Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North local government area of State on Thursday, September 17. The state police command spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, who […]

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woman and her daughters arrested for allegedly stealing a baby

Police on Wednesday, September 16, arrested a 62-year-old woman Margret Kabaziguruka and her two daughters, Doreen Kyapaire, 29, and Oliver Kyasimire, 20, for allegedly stealing a two month old baby girl in Uganda. It was gathered that on September 10, under unclear circumstances, Kyasimire, travelled from Lyantonde and headed to Kabale district. Upon reaching there, she […]

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Gang which kept 14-year-old girl as sex slave for a month arrested in Bauchi state

The Bauchi state police command has confirmed the arrest of 3 men who abducted a 14-year-old girl, locked her in a room and repeatedly raped her. The suspects identified as Usman Adamu, 20, Adamu Muhammad, 21, Nura Musa, 20, and Khalid Abdullahi now at large are all from Nasarawa area in Misau, Bauchi. Bauchi police spokesperson, DSP Ahmed […]

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648 beggars arrested for street begging in Kano

648 beggars have been arrested in Kano metropolis by officials of  Kano State Hisbah Board for allegedly violating the law on ban of street begging from February till date. The board’s spokesperson, Lawan Ibrahim said the beggars were arrested around Bata Area Murtala Muhmamed way, Nasarawa Hospital, Railway Station and Yahuza Suya junction in the city. Ibrahim who disclosed that 416 […]

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Two Nigerian arrested for defrauding a German company of 14.7 million euros (N6.6b)

The Cybercrime Unit of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL, Abuja, has arrested two suspects for their involvement in a major multi-million Euro scam touching on the procurement of COVID-19 Personal Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The suspects, Babatunde Adesanya a.k.a Teddy, 50, who is a Master degree holder in Cell Biology and Akinpelu Hassan Abass, 41, […]

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Child traffickers arrested for killing a new mother and selling her newborn baby

A 68-year-old nurse, Mary Ishmael and 23-year-old Chinedu Nwachukwu have been arrested by the Rivers state police command for killing a mother of a three-month-old child Chinonye Queen Uzoma, and selling her baby afterwards. Nwachukwu was arrested by men of 48 PMF who were on stop-and-search duties at Omerelu Nipping Point near Owerri, Imo State while carrying a five-month-old […]

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Man arrested for stealing FRSC vehicle in Abuja

A 25-year-old man identified as Hamisu Tukur has been arrested by police officers in the Bwari Police Division in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command for allegedly stealing a vehicle that belongs to the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Headquarters at Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. A statement released by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP […]

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Serial rapist allegedly pardoned by state governor, arrested for raping 4-year-old girl inside mosque in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 50 year old man for allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl. The man, Yusuf Bako of Yakubu Wanka Street Bauchi allegedly lured the victim, Hauwa Jamilu to a Mosque located at Aminu Street and had canal knowledge of her. It was alleged that the suspect was among inmates […]

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46-year-old father of 5 arrested for impregnating 14-year-old maid

A 46-year-old father of 5 has been arrested for impregnating his 14-year-old house help. The father of 5 who is a motorcyclist identified as Sunday Alexander was accused of forcefully having carnal knowledge of the girl several times in June 2020. He was arrested after an activist, Mrs Julie Okoh reported the case to Otukpo […]

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Man arrested for attempting to kill woman for ‘ritual purpose’ in Anambra (photos)

41-year-old Ogbonna Nwankwo pictured above has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly attempting to kill a woman, Bella Joseph, and cutting off her breast on Wednesday, September 2. Disclosing this to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said Ogbonna took Bella to Dollar Inn motel in Ihite […]

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Pastor arrested for defiling teenage girls during a deliverance session in Anambra state (photo)

Obosi division of the Anambra state police command has arrested 34 year old Pastor Chukwudi Chukwumezie of the Mountain Zion deliverance Ministry, Ugamuma village, for allegedly luring and having unlawful carnal knowledge with two fifteen years old girls under the false pretence of conducting deliverance prayers for them A statement released by Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson […]

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Two men arrested for defiling a 15yr old orphan in Delta

SARS and police operatives swung into action yesterday, Friday, August 28th, 2020, to arrest two out of five men who allegedly gang-raped a 15-year-old girl in Abraka, Delta State . The culprits arrested are identified as Solomon and Okpolor. They were apprehended following a tip-off from an informant who approached Advocate Harrison Gwamnishu who then […]