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  • Featured

    Police arrest prankster in Abuja

    The Nigeria Police Force, National Cybercrime Centre, said it has arrested a Nigerian prankster, in Abuja over threatening video pranks. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Thursday in Abuja, said that the prankster was arrested at an apartment in Wuye area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to him, the arrest followed the…

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  • Featured

    PDP demands arrest, prosecute of suspended Adamawa REC

    The People Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mr  Olukayode Egbetokun, to expiate efforts towards the arrest of and the prosecution of Malam Hudu Yunusa -Ari, the suspended INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa. The opposition party say arresting and prosecting Yunusa-Yari would in obedience to court order. The party National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, made…

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  • Defence

    Police uncover gang targeting, killing car-hire drivers in Rivers

    The Police Command in Rivers has arrested some members of a criminal gang suspected to be murdering car-hire drivers and stealing their vehicles. SP Grace Iringe-Koko, the command’s spokesperson, in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday, linked the group to multiple cases of drivers that got missing. She revealed that the arrest of one gang member, Anthony Chima, exposed…

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  • NEWS

    Police arrest 5 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Adamawa

    The Police Command in Adamawa in collaboration with  Hunters,  have  arrested five people allegedly  linked with series of armed robbery and kidnapping  in Numan Local Government Area of the state. SP Suleiman Nguroje, the command’s spokesperson disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Yola. Nguroje said that the suspects were arrested on May 10, following a timely response to distress calls…

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  • Defence

    Police arrest 8 suspected cult members in Ekiti

    The Police Command in Ekiti has arrested eight suspected members of four different secret cult groups on the campus of the Ekit State University on Tuesday. A statement on Wednesday by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Sunday Abutu, said that the arrest followed a report that members of some cult group were disturbing the peace on the…

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  • Defence

    17 people in police net for allegedly operating illegal Bureau de Change

    The police have arrested 17 suspected forex hawkers for illegal operation of Bureau de Change in Wapa area of Fagge Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Usaini Gumel, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN)  in an interview on Wednesday. ” The operation which was led by the Police Command was carried out in Wapa Bureau…

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  • Featured

    NMA reacts to arrest of alleged fake doctor in Lagos

     The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Nigerian Police Force for arresting an alleged fake medical doctor, saying it would strengthen its fight against quackery in the medical profession.   Dr Benjamin Olowojebutu, Chairman, NMA Lagos, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. Olowojebutu noted that medical quackery was a dangerous…

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  • Defence

    Police arrest 2 robbery suspects, recover 3 guns

    The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested two robbery suspects – Ademola Adeniyi, 38 and Anjorin Afeez, 41 – and recovered three locally-made pistols. Police spokesperson in the state, Mr Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his X (formerly Twitter) handle @benHundeyin, on Monday. He said that the suspects were arrested by…

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  • Featured

    Police arrest 2 suspected fraudsters in Lagos

    Police Command in Lagos State have arrested two fraud suspects, Seyi Demola, 26 and Wale Lawson, 27, who allegedly specialise in defrauding members of the public. Police spokesperson in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his X (formerly Twitter) handle @benHundeyin on Saturday. He said that the suspects were arrested on Saturday…

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  • Defence

    Police arrest 195 suspects, rescue 19 abducted victims in Enugu

    Mb The Police Command in Enugu State says it has arrested 195 suspects and rescued 19 abducted persons in the state within a month. The police also recovered 10 AK-47 rifles, one sub-machine gun, 37 locally fabricated and other firearms as well as 67 live ammunition of different calibres. Other items recovered were 78 live cartridges, 25 vehicles, 15 tricycles…

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  • CrimeKano State Gov. Abba Yusuf

    Anti-graft agency arrests 3 govt officials aiding foreign nationals secure citizenship

    The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Agency, has arrested three senior officials of the state government for allegedly recommending illegal migrants to secure Nigerian citizenship. The Chairman of the agency, Muhuyi Magajiabb made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kano. He alleged that the suspects collected bribe from the foreign nationals to write…

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  • Politics

    Asari-Dokubo mocks Nnamdi Kanu over arrest

    Former militant commander and head of the Biafra Customary Government (BCG) Mujaheed Asari-Dokubo, has taunted the leader of the Igbo separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, over his re-arrest and repatriation to Nigeria by the Federal Government. In a video on Sunday, the leader of the Niger Delta People Salvation Force (NDPSF), who had earlier fallen out…

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  • News

    Arrested IPOB members narrate how they were made to swear oath to Kanu, brainwashed

    In the wake of the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, some arrested members of the group have made startling revelations. This came after a raid on the Abuja hideout of IPOB by operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Friday. QuickNews Africa gathered that some ESN members were caught donating…

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  • Crime

    EFCC arrests husband and wife for N935 million scam

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a married couple for allegedly carrying out scams to the tune of N935 million. The commission’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren made the disclosure in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. Uwujaren who accused the suspects of operating a Ponzi scheme, stated that the couple, Emmanuel and Victoria Jaiyeoba, were arrested in their Ibadan home…

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  • Politics

    Gumi dismisses report on his arrest by DSS

    The Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, on Friday, dismissed reports that he was quizzed by the Department of State Security (DSS). Reports had said the cleric was invited by the secret police over his remarks on the military Gumi had in an interview on Arise TV earlier in the week accused the military of colluding with bandits terrorizing Nigerians in…

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  • Crime

    Rivers varsity suspends student over theft from female hostel

    The management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said one of its students, Johnson Leyira, had been suspended following his arrest for allegedly destroying the school property and stealing. This came barely 24-hours after another student, Chimara Prince, of the Department of Guidance and Counselling was detained with a sack of Indian hemp on the…

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  • News

    Female doctor detained for selling drugged cookies, cocaine

    A certain medical doctor, Jane Ofoma, has been detained by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Auchi, Edo State, for being involved in an online catering service, where drugged cookies and biscuits are being made and sold to members of the public. 26 year old Ofoma who is a graduate of Medicine from the University of Nigeria,…

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