April 14, 2024

April 14, 2024

AEDC Staff, 5 Others Arrested By Police For Stealing Transformer In FCT

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT police Command have arrested six suspects, for allegedly vandalising and stealing a transformer at Tipper Garage, Mpape area of Abuja. The suspects, according to a statement issued on Friday by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, include a staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, […]

Gunmen Kill Former Community Leader In Anambra

At least one person was on Friday killed in Awka, Anambra State capital. This brings to about 15 the number of persons that have been killed in the city since Easter Sunday, just two weeks ago. About six persons were killed on Easter Sunday, while the following Sunday, three people were killed. Also, there have […]

Police Apprehend Notorious Robbery Suspect In Imo

The Imo State Police Command said it arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, Izea John Chukwuebuka, 23, of Asa Community Ohaji, while he was on his way to Alaba International Market, Owerri. Police spokesman Henry Okoye, in a statement on Friday, disclosed that one locally made pistol and two rounds of live ammunition were recovered […]

Security Guard Arrested By Osun Amotekun For Theft Of Air Conditioners

Operatives of Osun Amotekun Corps have arrested a 25-year-old man, Micheal Eze for theft of nine air conditioners. Eze, who hails from Ebonyi State, worked as a private security guard at the GRA, Osogbo before he was arrested. The Amotekun Osun Corps Commander, Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi, rtd, in a statement, revealed that the suspect […]

1,346 Suspects Apprehended by Police for Diverse Violent Crimes in Last 5 Weeks

The Nigeria Police Force says it has made salient achievements in combating crimes across the country over the past five weeks in its bid to make crime less attractive and ensure the safety of all citizens. The Force said it has made arrests as follows: 385 armed robbery suspects, 238 kidnapping suspects, 341 murder/homicide suspects, […]

Police Arrest 66 Suspected Cultists In Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 66 suspected members of Sara-Suka, a cult group terrorizing residents of the state.   The state Commissioner of Police, Hassan Yabanet, who disclosed this while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Jos said the suspects were arrested at different locations during the Sallah celebration.   They […]

Nigerian Brothers Guilty In Sextortion Ring Linked To Suicide

Two Nigerian brothers have pleaded guilty in connection with an international sextortion ring, in which they threatened to release a nude photo of a 17-year-old Michigan boy, driving him to commit suicide inside his home.   Samuel Ogoshi, 22, and Samson Ogoshi, 20, each pleaded guilty to conspiring to sexually exploit teenage boys, on Wednesday, April […]

Bayelsa: Navy Arrests Two, Seizes Truck Over Alleged Oil Theft

The Nigerian Navy Ship SOROH, NNS, said it has arrested two persons and seized one tank truck over alleged crude oil theft in Bayelsa. The commander, Commodore Sunday Lakan, disclosed this while parading the suspects at the NNS SOROH base on Thursday. He said that a Mazda vehicle loaded with 1,300 litres of illegally refined […]

2 Kidnapped Varsity Students Regain Freedom In Taraba

The two kidnapped students of Federal University, Wukari, in Taraba State, have regained their freedom. Joshua Sardauna and Obianu Elizabeth of the Economics and Microbiology departments respectively, were earlier this month abducted by unknown gunmen from a nearby eatery in the instruction. It was gathered that the kidnapper, who had initially demanded a N50 million […]