According to reports, the Enugu State Police Command, yesterday said it has arrested two suspected Internet fraudsters who created a fake Facebook account using the profile of the Enugu State Deputy Governor, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, a superintendent of police, who disclosed this in a statement gave the names of the suspects as Richard Onyema, 36, a native of Amokohia in Imo State who resides at No 20 Mbano Camp, Obigbo Port Harcourt, […]
A suspected notorious kidnapper and serial killer alleged to have been terrorizing high profile citizens in the country, has been arrested.
The suspect, Zakeri Yua Isiaka, is also alleged to be an armed robbery kingpin as well as a political thug responsible for series of death in the last general election, in Kogi and some states in the South-West.
His gang usually dressed in military-camouflage during operations and were allegedly involved in the kidnap of high profile citizens, especially in Kogi State.
Troops on patrol have arrested two suspected terrorists in Borno State on Sunday who supplied Boko Haram with drugs, logistics and fuel.
In a statement on Sunday, the Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, named the drugs’ supplier as Kadiri Umate, 35, and the fuel supplier as Fantoma Lasani.
Usman said Umate was nabbed at Firgi and Zawan axis in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State, a suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ crossing point, while trying to cross into Sambisa forest.
He said: “The […]
Police detectives in Delta State yesterday arraigned an ATM fraudster, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, who was arrested within the premises a new generation bank before an Asaba Chief Magistrate Court for stealing an ATM card belonging to a lady and thereafter withdrew N12, 000 from her account.
The accused person pleaded not guilty after the charges were read before him.
Count One (Charge No. CMA/591c/2016) read: “That you, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, aged 20, on Thursday, October 20, 2016, by Lobs Hotel, Umuagu Quarters, Asaba Magistrate […]
A top commander of the Urhobo/Isoko militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), has been arrested by the operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF).
The militant leader was apprehended on Sunday after days of surveillance by JTF operatives.
The acting JTF spokesman, Lieutenant Commander Thomas Otuji, confirmed the development to Newsmen.
The suspect, said to have been arrested along with four of his foot soldiers, allegedly masterminded attacks on oil and gas trunk-lines in Ughelli and its environs in Delta […]
A suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Adamu Nuhu, was arrested by troops on Sunday at Kwaya Kusar Local Government Area in northern Borno.
A statement by Army spokeman, Col. Sani Usman, said on Monday that the arrest of the suspect followed tip off, adding “Nuhu is currently being interrogated.”
Usman said, “Similarly, at about 5.43 p.m. yesterday – Sunday, three women suspected to be spouses of wanted Boko Haram terrorists and logistics suppliers were arrested at Miringa market by vigilante members in the […]
Police in Asaba, Delta State yesterday arrested three women and a driver for trying to sell a six-month-old baby. According to an eyewitness who gave her name as Victoria, she said the suspects arrived Coka Motor Park at Ibusa junction in a yellow taxi with registration Number AN165XX at 12:30pm.
While negotiations for the sale of the baby lasted, the park officials who smelt a rat, alerted the police who rounded them up.
The police officers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, […]
Police authorities in Kebbi have arrested a truck conveying 176 bags of Indian hemp, weighing 50 kilograms.
The Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Kabiru Ibrahim, disclosed this in his office while briefing newsmen on the efforts of the Police to rid the state of crime.
He explained that policemen while on stop and search duty at Koko Division in Kebbi state, intercepted a truck with registration number Kano SML 124 XA, belonging to a cement company with the illicit weeds suspected to […]
It was gathered that the Nigeria Police Force, Kaduna State Command, has arrested seven armed robbery suspects who invaded Godogodo town, in the Kafanchan Local Government Area of the state on September 24, 2016.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Kaduna.
The PPRO, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said, “The contingents of policemen deployed in the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway area for Operation Maximum Safety received a distress call about the […]
According to reports, the Police in Abia State have arrested a 28-year-old man, who claimed to be a native doctor, for allegedly being in possession of some human parts.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Leye Oyebade, told newsmen in Umuahia on Tuesday that the suspect was arrested for “unlawful possession” of a human skull and bone.
Oyebade said that the suspect was arrested in his home in Olokoro, in Umuahia South Local Government Area of the state, following a tip-off […]