• Lagos state officials arrest pastor for holding 12 children

    Lagos state officials arrest pastor for holding 12 children

    Twelve children have been rescued by the Lagos State Government from the custody of one Pastor Onoyngu Chibuike, who is the founder of Voice of Salvation Charitable Organisation, who had been operating an illegal orphanage in Ojo since 2010.

    The long arm of the law caught up with the pastor last week, when one of the children took ill and was taken to a hospital for medical attention. Enquiries from the hospital about the medical history of the indisposed child revealed […]

  • Police arrest suspected killer of Dangote Senior Strategist

    Police arrest suspected killer of Dangote Senior Strategist

    The IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested three of the kidnappers that murdered ransom transporter and a senior strategist with Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Gurama.

    According to a press release signed by police spokesman, Don Awunah, the IRT, armed with credible intelligence, between November 27, 2016 and December 3, 2016 arrested three of the kidnappers: Abubakar Gide 24, Abdullahi Salihu 22, and Babuga Adamu 25 in Ijebu Igbo – Ogun state, Epe Forest – Lagos State and Ajase Ipo Forest […]

  • Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Suspect arrested for stabbing brother-in-law who raped his two-year-old daughter

    Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man, Saheed Wahab who is a commercial driver, for allegedly stabbing his brother in-law, Yisa Aweda.

    Reports say the suspect stabbed his victim after he allegedly caught him in the act of raping his two-year-old daughter in the Orile area of the state on November 11.

    The 40-year-old victim, who was stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck, has also been arrested for raping the two-year-old.

    The state Police spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, […]

  • Police arrest three over murder of former FIRS boss’ mother, Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru

    Police arrest three over murder of former FIRS boss’ mother, Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru

    It was gathered that the Edo State Police Command has arrested three suspects in the alleged robbery attack and murder of the late Mrs. Grace Omoigui, mother of a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru‎.

    It was gathered that the late Omoigui, a retired magistrate was ‎shot in the thigh during a robbery attack on Liberty Avenue, GRA, Benin, on October 24, 2016.

    It was learnt that the 82-year-old victim had been trailed from a new generation bank […]

  • Police arrest couple for stealing children

    Police arrest couple for stealing children

    According to reports, the Delta State Police Command on Saturday said its operatives have arrested a couple for allegedly stealing two babies during a child christening ceremony at Ebedei Adonishaka in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state.

    The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim, disclosed this on Saturday at a press briefing held in Asaba, the state capital, revealing that the suspected couple who were earlier arrested for burglary also confessed to have stolen a total of nine children […]

  • Rapists arrested in Lagos

    Rapists arrested in Lagos

    Two men, Ezekiel Yusuf, 29, and Musa Abubakar,25, have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 23-year-old girl who hawks pawpaw.

    Yusuf and Abubakar, lured the pawpaw seller (names withheld) to an apartment along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on the pretence that they wanted to buy pawpaw.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirming the statement, said the victim was hawking sliced pawpaw fruit along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, when Yusuf Ezekiel lured her into […]

  • Drama in Anambra as police storm court to arrest suspect

    Drama in Anambra as police storm court to arrest suspect

    There was a mild drama yesterday at Ogidi High Court, in Anambra State, when policemen from Zone 9 Umuahia stormed the court to arrest one Chief Okey Nwaforagu whose two nephews were shot dead last week by unknown persons.

    Two persons were killed last week at Okpuno, Abor Akauzor, Umusioma Village Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area in a beer palour while another person was shot and currently receiving treatment in a hospital.

    The bereaved Nwaforagu whose two nephews, Chibuzor Ajaetu, popularly […]

  • Governor Wike alleges plot to arrest Rivers CJ

    Governor Wike alleges plot to arrest Rivers CJ

    Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has alleged plot by security agencies to arrest the Chief Judge, Justice Adama Iyayi-Lamikanra.

    He called on the Nigeria Police and Department of State Security (DSS) to investigate the allegation and unravel the individuals behind the recent moves to arrest the State Chief Judge.

    Wike, who at the weekend during the opening 2016/2017 legal year of the state judiciary in Port Harcourt, vowed that the State government would ensure judges in the State were protected […]

  • Security agency may arrest me soon – Wike cries out

    Security agency may arrest me soon – Wike cries out

    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, expressed fear of being arrested by security heads in the state.

    Wike, who spoke during special court session marking the opening of the 2016/2017 Legal Year of the state Judiciary in Port Harcourt, said he was afraid to leave Government House due to fear of being arrested by security operatives.

    He stated that there was no respect for people in authority in the nation, pointing out that anybody could be arrested and humiliated at anytime.

    The governor […]

  • Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    According to reports, the House of Representatives has again threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), over refusal to explain why his agency allegedly paid N250 million to Fortis Insurance Brokers Limited.

    The latest threat came after the management of Fortis denied ever insuring the NCS or receiving, as commission, the aforementioned amount.

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Lawrence Dafiode, in a […]

  • EFCC to Arrest President Buhari’s Latest Son-in-Law Amidst Shocking Bank Fraud

    EFCC to Arrest President Buhari’s Latest Son-in-Law Amidst Shocking Bank Fraud

    Strong rumours have it that President Muhammadu Buhari’s son-in-law could be another big guest at the EFCC grilling room with disturbing fraud allegations hovering around him.

    57-year old Yau Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria who last weekend married Fatima Buhari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s second daughter, is under investigation for fraud, operatives of the Economic and financial Crimes commission (EFCC) said on Tuesday.

    Mr. Kumo is alleged to have diverted loans and funds from the bank […]