• Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbance, thuggery and mischief.

    According to a statement issued Thursday, December 1, by Acting Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, on November 24th, at about 20:45 hrs, intelligence report at the disposal of Bauchi State Police Command revealed plan by some miscreants to attack and vandalize the residence of former Bauchi State Governor, His Excellency MAL Isa Yuguda (Matawallen Bauchi) along Sir Kashim Ibrahim way Bauchi, shortly after he arrived […]

  • NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed off fake cosmetics factory in Benue State, and picked up a distributor of fake products at Nala, headquarters of Gwer West Local Government  Area at the weekend.

    Mr. Uche Chidi, task force team leader and NAFDAC’s Chief Regulatory Officer, Enforcement Operations, , said  that the special operation was based on a tip off.

    According to him, “we are here because our office in Lagos State received an information about the suspected […]

  • Police arrests armed robbers who raided Basketmouth’s home  (Photos)

    Police arrests armed robbers who raided Basketmouth’s home (Photos)

    The assailants who attacked and robbed popular comedian, Basketmouth in his Lekki family home, has been captured by the gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police force in Lagos.

    We reported two months ago that popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, also known as Basketmouth, and his family were unusually kept awake in the morning of 7th September by armed robbers that stormed his home at the highbrow area of Lekki and held them at gunpoint.

    The assailants successfully carted away several […]

  • NSCDC arrests fake currency printer, five area boys in Sokoto

    NSCDC arrests fake currency printer, five area boys in Sokoto

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Sokoto State have arrested one Collins Nzewewe for alleged printing of fake currencies.

    The Commandant of the corps in the state, Abdullahi Dutsin-ma, presented the suspect to newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto.

    Dutsin-ma said that the command arrested the suspect following a tip off.

    The 42-year-old Nzewewe and father of seven, confessed to newsmen that he was lured into the illegal business by a Nigerien National, called Abdulaziz.

    Dutsin-ma also said that […]

  • EFCC arrests Edo SUBEB bosses over N1.5bn fraud

    EFCC arrests Edo SUBEB bosses over N1.5bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested the Executive chairman and Director of Finance of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mr. Stephen Alao and Mr. Adams Osabuohien respectively, in connection with an alleged case of abuse of office, diversion and misappropriation of funds to the tune of one billion and five hundred million naira (N1.5bn).

    According to an EFCC source, the duo who are still being interrogated by the operatives […]

  • DSS arrests insurance commissioner over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement

    DSS arrests insurance commissioner over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement

    Operatives from the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday arrested the Commissioner for Insurance, Alh Mohammed Kyari, over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.

    The operatives who were on joint operation were said to have arrived the headquarters of the National Insurance Commission where the office of Kyari is located at about 9am and arrested the CFI.

    Kyari who was putting on a dark blue traditional attire and a cap to match was whisked away by operatives […]

  • EFCC arrests FUNAAB VC over alleged financial fraud

    EFCC arrests FUNAAB VC over alleged financial fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Prof. Olusola Oyewole.

    A source at the commission told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that Oyewole was arrested for alleged financial fraud.

    According to the source, the Vice Chancellor will be arraigned in court on Friday.

    When contacted, the spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, declined comment on the issue.

    “I don’t have that information yet,’’ he said.

    Oyewole was invited by the commission […]

  • Police arrests 4 suspected kidnappers in Delta State

    Police arrests 4 suspected kidnappers in Delta State

    As part of the effective measures put in place to stem the tide of criminalities in the “ember” months, the Delta State Police Command has arrested four suspected kidnappers for attempting to kidnap one Okpore Michael “m’ and his girlfriend in Asaba, the Delta State Capital.

    In a statement signed and made available to newsmen by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Zanna.M, Ibrahim gave the names of the suspects as Malachy Chikwado ‘m’, 28yrs old, of No. 10 Okocha […]

  • NSCDC arrests three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

    NSCDC arrests three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

    It was gathered that the Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday said it had arrested three suspected members of the Boko Haram sect at the Maiduguri cattle market.

    The Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Maiduguri.

    Abdullahi said that two of the suspects were drivers of the insurgents’ groups, while one of them was their agent who was based in Maiduguri.

    He said, “You will recall […]

  • Police arrests man, 35, who uses nude pictures of victims to blackmail

    Police arrests man, 35, who uses nude pictures of victims to blackmail

    A 35-year-old man, Michael Atanda, who has been threatening to expose nude pictures of four ladies on the social media if they fail to pay money into his account has been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command.

    Atanda, a computer science National Diploma holder of a popular computer school based in Ikeja, was arrested on Thursday by the Decoy Team of the Rapid Response Squad after about five days of baiting and […]

  • JTF arrests three suspects, rescues 12 from kidnappers

    JTF arrests three suspects, rescues 12 from kidnappers

    It was gathered that the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe has arrested three suspects and rescued 12 victims of armed robbers, sea pirates and kidnappers.

    The outfit said the feat was achieved in its operations during the week in some parts of the region.

    The Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, ODS, Lt. Col. Olaolu Dauda, said in a statement on Saturday that six civilians were rescued from armed robbers in Delta State.

    He also said three persons were […]