Tag: arrests

Police in Adamawa arrest an 18-year-old for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Jimeta, Yola

The Police in Adamawa has arrested an 18-year-old man for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Jimeta, Yola. The command Spokesman, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Yola. Nguroje said that the suspect (names withheld) lives in Jambutu Aso Rock in Yola North[Read More…]

Breaking: 70-year-old man, 2 others arrested for insulting President Buhari

Police have arrested Lawal Abdullahi Izala, ‘m’, aged 70yrs, Bahajaje Abu, ‘m’, aged 30yrs and Hamza Abubakar, ‘m’, aged 27yrs all of Gafai Quarters, Katsina, Katsina state for insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and the executive governor of Katsina state, Aminu Bello Masari, CFR.” The trio were said to have insulted[Read More…]

Breaking: Court orders arrest of Musician, Naira Marley

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft. The chief magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, ordered that the Investigating Police Officer (IPO), Sunday Idoko, a sergeant, handling the case must present[Read More…]

Nigerian Singer, Duncan Mighty arrested over N11m fraud: Here’s Why

Imo state Police command has revealed that musician, Duncan Mighty, was arrested on Saturday over allegation of fraud and not kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The Port Harcourt-based singer was initially rumoured to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. However, Imo police spokesman, Godson Ikeokwu, said in a statement that Duncan[Read More…]

Millions of Nigerians are not bothered about detained Sowore – Presidency

The Presidency has said that millions of Nigerians are not bothered about the rearrest of SaharaReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court in Abuja last Friday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this during Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday. Adesina was asked[Read More…]

“I Have Been Arrested Along With Rest of Our BBOG Members And Now Detained” – Oby Ezekwesili Says

The police have arrested lead members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement in Abuja, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili and others She tweeted, “P @MBuhari : I have been ARRESTED along with rest of our  BBOG members and NOW DETAINED without a charge by the [email protected] . WE are detained[Read More…]

EFCC Quiz Former Senate President, David Mark Over Stolen Billions from National Assembly

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives a probing former Senate President David Mark over allegedly billions stolen by him and other leaders of the National Assembly during his tenure. EFCC sources tell Sahara Reporters that Mr. Mark, a former military general was invited yesterday to make statements to[Read More…]

Businessman, Ifeanyi Ubah Denies DSS Arrest Rumours

Oil magnate, Dr Ifeanyi Uba has debunked speculations that he was arrested by operatives of Department of State Services (DSS). Ubah who spoke to The Guardian Thursday on the telephone said the rumours were a propaganda against him. “If I am arrested, I would not be talking with you now[Read More…]

EFCC Arrests Ex – President Jonathan’s Godson

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a godson to former President Goodluck Jonathan for allegedly stealing N2bn from the Niger Delta Development Commission. The EFCC said it traced deposits of N2bn paid into his bank accounts. According to the commission, the suspect, Mr. George Turnah, who is also[Read More…]

Singer, Tuface Idibia Denies Arrest

  Despite the pullout by its chief covener, 2Face Idibia, the coalition of civil society organizations under the umbrella of One Voice Nigeria on Monday proceeded with the planned protest. The protest, which was initiated by the hip-hop artiste for Monday over purported bad governance was cancelled by him late on[Read More…]