Police arrest soldier for alleged murder of businessman who gave him a lift in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police has arrested a soldier for the alleged murder of a businessman in Ikot Abasi Local government area of the state.   It was gathered that the army officer allegedly killed the businessman and dispossessed him of his vehicle after giving him a ride on Sunday, May 23.   A source from Ikot Abasi LGA told The Nation that the suspected officer was tracked and arrested at Ukanafun LGA on Tuesday, May 25, and the vehicle including a rifle were recovered from him.   “The incident happened…

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WAHALA!! Hisbah Police Arrest 8 people For Not Fasting In Kano

No fewer than eight person have been arrested by Hisbah police in Kano over alleged refusal to fast during Ramadan period. The suspects were arrested at Tudun Murtala in Nassarawa Local Government Area and Hudebiyya in Sharada in Kano. Confirming the arrest, Dr Aliyu Kibiya, Executive Director of the board, in a statement signed by signed by Malam Lawal Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer of the board in Kano on Thursday, said the arrests were made following reports from residents of the areas. “The culprits were five females and three males,…

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Malawian Police issue new warrant of arrest for Prophet Bushiri and his wife

The Malawian police has issued a new arrest warrant for controversial millionaire Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Prophetess Mary Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering.   Recall that after Malawian authorities stopped members of the Prophet’s family from leaving the country for Kenya, the police stormed his home but could not find him and his wife, Mary.   National Police spokesperson James Kadadzera confirmed the new warrant of arrest that was issued to fugitive Prophet Bushiri and his wife to Malawitalk.   The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services spokesperson Martin Gongolo, also said…

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Omah Lay Confirms Arrest By Ugandan Police

Omah Lay, 23, has confirmed his arrest by the Ugandan Police on Sunday, December 13. Streetrequest.com.ng reports that Nigerian singer and Record producer, Omah Lay confirmed his arrest by the Ugandan Police in a tweet on Sunday evening. The singer tweeted: “Yes I’m with the Ugandan police… something about the show from last night. Everything would be fine…Omah . This online news platform learned that the “Bad Influence” singer was arrested in the East African country for holding an illegal concert. Meanwhile, the Ugandan Police confirmed the arrest of the 23-year-old…

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Throwback to when British Police arrest Terry Waya kiddwaya father

Nigerian socialite, Terry Waya, was on Wednesday arrested by the British Police on alleged money laundering offences.   An official of the Scotland Yard, Alan Crockford, confirmed the arrest to The Guardian last night. He said: \”Officers from Serious Crime Directorate arrested a man aged 44 on November 23 at his home address in North London icw (in connection with) a money laundering enquiry.\” The British Police Department disclosed further: \”Items were recovered from the property,\” adding: \”He has been bailed to return on a date in June 2006.\” Waya,…

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Church Of Satan demolished in Abia, police arrest founder (photos)

The Assemblies of Light Bearer Greater Church of Lucifer popularly known as Church of Satan in Ohafia, Abia State has been destroyed by youths of the community.   It was alleged that the founder of the church identified as Ifekwe Udo a.k.a Lucifer or Fada-Fada became popular in the past quarter of the decade, for his visible effort in providing employment opportunities for the jobless youths of the community. He gave the jobless youth motorcycles on hire purchase and also opened up a brothel in the community.   Ifenkwe was reportedly arrested…

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Update: We did not arrest acting EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu- DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS), says contrary to reports, it did not arrest the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.   Magu was reportedly picked up earlier today by operatives of the Department of State Services and moved to the Presidential Villa to appear before a panel set up to investigate some allegations of corruption leveled against him.   In a statement released, the Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, said Magu was not arrested. The statement reads “The Department of State Services (DSS)…

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Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)

Some protesters on Monday July 6 stormed the US embassy in Abuja, demanding the arrest of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank, Dino Melaye and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, and an investigation of their link to arrested suspected Nigerian fraudster,  Raymond Abbas Igbalode a.k.a Hushpuppi.   The protesters said to be members of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) held up placards which read “Say No to fraud, Interpol act now”, Interpol act and arrest Dino Melaye”, “Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are”, “FBI should investigate Atiku Abubakar.”  …

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INTERPOL confirms Hushpuppi’s arrest, plans to extradite him and two others to Nigeria

  The International Police (INTERPOL) Nigeria has confirmed the arrest of Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalode a.k.a. Hushpuppi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL in Nigeria, Garba Umar, confirmed his arrest to The Nation, He said plans are on the way to extradite him to Nigeria.   “It is true that Hushpuppi was arrested by the INTERPOL. We are currently working on bringing him to Nigeria to face charges of fraud. Some of the offences were committed here in Nigeria and he has to answer for them.…

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Lady calls for her boyfriend’s arrest for allegedly assaulting her while pregnant with their child

A Twitter user has taken to the platform to call for her boyfriend’s arrest after he allegedly assaulted while pregnant with their baby.   The lady who is 5 months pregnant, said she was pummeled by her boyfriend for calling the police for “putting his hands on her.” She also alleged that this is not the first time he is beating her up.   @MuvaTone gave off the name of her boyfriend as Eric Reeves and further disclosed that he lives in Montgomery, Alabama. The Twitter user who revealed that she just found…

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Mayor lies in coffin and pretends to be dead Coronavirus victim to avoid arrest after breaking curfew rules to go drinking

Jamie Rolando Urbina Torres, the mayor of a small town in Peru, lay in a coffin and pretended to be a dead Coronavirus patient to avoid being arrested.   Torres was caught by police violating coronavirus lockdown rules while drinking with friends. When officers came to arrest him in the town of Tantará, in the south of the country, he lay down in an open casket and played dead.   A photo of the mayor wearing a face mask and lying in the coffin has been circulated online.   Police…

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Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi under attack after police arrest

Renowned English sports journalist, Piers Morgan, has slammed Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi after the 19-year-old was arrested on Sunday by police. DAILY POST had reported that Hudson-Odoi was arrested in the early hours of Sunday after a row with a glamour model at his London home at 4 am. The England youngster allegedly breached lockdown over the weekend to be with a woman who later called the police and an ambulance. Reacting to the development, Morgan branded Hudson-Odoi as an ‘idiot,’ adding that the forward should be banned when football returns. Morgan wrote…

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Imo police arrest man for allegedly impregnating daughter

A 47-year-old man identified as Uchenna Egbuchulem has been arrested by the Imo state police command for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter.   The suspect was arrested at Nduhu Alaenyi Ogwa in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state on May 12, following a complaint filed by a good Samaritan at the Divisional Police hqrs in Mbaitoli.   The victim identified as 17-year-old Adaku Egbuchulem was left in the custody of her father as an infant after her Ivorian mother returned to her country following the end of her marriage to Egbuchulem.   It was…

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Buhari govt told to immediately arrest, jail Anambra Prophet, Odumeje

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has asked the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele to order the arrest of the controversial Onitsha based maverick religious centre operator, the self-proclaimed Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere also known as Odumeje. HURIWA accuses the self-acclaimed prophet of serial abuses of the Nigerian Naira and other currencies during his public ceremonies at his location in Onitsha. HURIWA expressed consternation that despite the wanton and arbitrary disrespect and outright abuse of the Nigerian Naira and other currencies during religious rituals which are usually transmitted…

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Police arrest 150 suspects for armed robbery and cultism

150 suspects have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command in connection to the robberies, burglaries and cult violence in some parts of the state.   The suspects were arrested after residents of  Owode, Ilepa, Ifo, Arigbajo, Itori, Dalemo, Ijoko Joju, Sango, Ota in Ifo, Agbado-Ijaiye, among other communities in Ifo and Ado-Odo/Ota Local  Government Areas of Ogun state, alerted the police of the attacks.   Ogun state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson linked the attacks to seven rival cult groups. He revealed that the police arrested some of the suspects at…

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Omoyele Sowore accuses FG of planning to arrest and infect him with COVID-19

Founder and CEO of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has in a new social media post, accused the Federal government of planning to arrest and infect him with the novel Coronavirus disease. In a post shared on his page, Thursday night, Sowore claims the alleged attack is because of the exclusive report his platform shared about Abba Kyari, the President’s Chief of Staff, testing positive for Coronavirus. He wrote,   olks: It is important to inform you that we are facing some unusual circumstances, and the days ahead might be very tense…

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Photo: Lagos police arrest five for hijacking Taxify Car

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two suspected robbers, who hijacked a Taxify Toyota Corolla Sports in Lekki and three others that participated in the selling of the car to a dealer in Republic of Benin for the sum of N250,000.   The suspects: Michael Sosa (27), Nelson Benson (24), Idowu Dauda (30), Owolabi Shobayo, a.k.a Daju pa (29) and Biliaminu Abu, a.k.a Gengen (43) were all arrested in Ijoko and Ota, Ogun State last week for hijacking and selling a Taxify car back in February, 2019.   It was revealed that Sosa, in company of…

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Court orders arrest of Monalisa Chinda again

A Lagos high court, sitting at Igbosere has once again ordered the arrest of Monalisa Chinda over tax evasion. The presiding judge, Adedayo Akintoye, renewed the order for her arrest following her failure to appear in court for trial, since 2017. She adjourned further proceedings till June 5. When the case was mentioned, neither Coker nor her lawyer was present in court. The prosecuting counsel Babatunde Sumonu reminded the court that the bench warrant issued for her arrest is yet to be executed. Consequently Justice Akintoye ordered that “the bench…

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Deji Adeyanju tells EFCC to investigate Hushpuppi while reacting to the arrest of alleged Yahoo boys

Deji Adeyanju, a former PDP member has appealed to EFCC to investigate alleged internet fraudster and de-factor ambassador of Gucci, Hushpuppi. He has commended the EFCC over the arrest of 6 internet fraudsters at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He said this in a series of posts on microblogging platform, Twitter where he has a lot of followers. He also used that juncture to recommend Dubai-based Nigerian man, Hushpuppi for investigation and subsequent arrest. Hushpuppi is one of the richest Nigerian youths on social media without any clear source of income. Read…

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Photos: Lagos police arrest primary school dropout who has practiced as a medical doctor for four years

The Lagos state police command today paraded a primary school dropout, Abdulrahman Mohammed, who has practiced as a medical doctor for four years in the state. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state police commissioner, CP Edgal Imohimi, said Mohammed operated a clinic at Idi-Araba area in Mushin, where he administered intravenous injections to patients and also collected blood and urine samples for diagnosis. “Detectives from the Area D Command, Mushin, arrested one Abdulrahman Mohammed, a native of Ran Village in Gamboru Ngala local government area of Borno State for operating…

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