Viral video: Police arrest officers who stripped, tied Delta woman

Viral video: Police arrest officers who stripped, tied Delta woman

A statement on Monday by DSP Bright Edafe noted that the personnel acted in an unprofessional manner unbecoming of police officers. The security agency said no one deserves to be treated in such a manner, assuring the public of its zero tolerance for victimisation of citizens. Edafe called the officers’ conduct “inexcusable and unpardonable”, adding … Read more

2023 election: DSS must arrest Fani-Kayode for inciting comments – Atiku

2023: Don’t use MC Oluomo to distribute Lagos election materials - Atiku warns INEC

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said that the Department of State Security should arrest Fani-Kayode, Director of New Media of the Bola Tinubu Campaign, over his inciting remarks. Phrank Shaibu, Special Assistant on Public Communications to Atiku, in a statement on Sunday, lauded British Envoy, Ben Llewellyn-Jones for listing … Read more

Zamfara police arrest 40 suspects over looting

Adamawa Police bust five-man kidnap gang from Cameroon

Zamfara State Police Command said it has so far arrested 40 suspects alleged to have been involved in vandalising APC and government’s properties in the looting that erupted after PDP governorship candidate, Dauda Lawal Dare was declared winner. According to a press statement issued by the command’s spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu, some of the properties … Read more

Police arrest Pastor for allegedly raping, killing woman in Ondo

Police nab notorious cultist in Osun

Men of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested a 37-year-old pastor for allegedly raping and killing a nursing mother within his church premises in the state. In his church, Oke-Irapada, in Alade, Idanre Local Government Area of the state, the pastor, Kayode Salami, was accused of committing the crime on Friday. It was gathered … Read more

EFCC arrest 15 suspected internet fraudsters

EFCC arrest 15 suspected internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Command on Friday arrested Fifteen suspected internet fraudsters in the state. The Command said the suspects were arrested during an early morning operation following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities. They were identified as are Lucky Igbinosa, Godwin Destiny, Sylvanus God’sgift, Davidson Enabulele, Anuge … Read more

DSS should arrest Keyamo, not Peter Obi – Ohanaeze chieftain

Tinubu has no advantage, prepare to accept defeat - Keyamo to PDP, LP others

A chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Okechukwu Isiguzoro on Friday called for the arrest of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo. Isiguzoro accused Keyamo of trying to inflame those calling for an interim government to prevent the swearing-in of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu. The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze made the call while responding … Read more

Police arrest 40 hoodlums for looting, post-election violence in Zamfara

Zamfara police confirms exchange of fire between anti-thuggery operatives, hoodlums

The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 40 hoodlums said to have exploited the announcement of the just concluded governorship elections results on the pretext of jubilation and protest to cause violence, destruction and looted government facilities. Also, the hoodlums allegedly looted the All Progressives Congress, APC, offices and individual houses belonging mainly to politicians … Read more

Real reason I petitioned DSS to arrest Peter Obi – Keyamo

Real reason I petitioned DSS to arrest Peter Obi - Keyamo

The spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo has accused the Labour Party (LP) of “riling up” Nigerians against the judiciary. Keyamo made these claims while speaking in an interview with Channels Television on Thursday. On Wednesday, the vice-presidential candidate of the LP, Datti Baba-Ahmed, insisted that the president-elect, Bola … Read more

Ogun police arrest 30 for electoral violence, vote buying

Police arrest suspects specialized in defrauding victims in Delta

No fewer than 30 persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly engaging in electoral violence and vote buying during the Saturday’s governorship election in Ogun State. The Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, disclosed this to journalists on Thursday during a visit to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, … Read more

Keyamo petitions DSS, demands Peter Obi’s arrest

Tinubu has no advantage, prepare to accept defeat - Keyamo to PDP, LP others

A spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo has petitioned the Department of State Services, DSS asking the secret police to arrest Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party in the just concluded presidential election. Keyamo, currently Minister of State for Labour and Employment, asked DSS to arrest and … Read more

Police arrest 3 teenagers, 8 others for thuggery in Bauchi, recover weapons

Police arrest 3 teenagers, 8 others for thuggery in Bauchi, recover weapons

The police in Bauchi State on Tuesday informed that they arrested 11 suspects, including three teenagers, in connection with alleged criminal conspiracy, thug and thuggery and being in possession of dangerous weapons after the completion and declaration of results of last Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in the state. The arrest, according to the … Read more

2023 elections: Protesters call for interim government, arrest of INEC chairman

2023 elections: Protesters call for interim government, arrest of INEC chairman

Protesters under the aegis of Free Nigeria Movement on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to annul the February 25 presidential election and set up an interim government pending the conduct of a fresh election. The group also called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Prof Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral … Read more

Election: Obi reacts to arrest of Nnamdi Chude who tweeted against Soludo, APGA

Presidential Election results: Peter Obi leading Tinubu in Lagos

Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday, expressed ‘regret’ over the arrest of Nnamdi Chude, a fervent supporter of his party. DAILY POST reports that the Police in Anambra State on Saturday arrested Chude for tweeting against Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo. Chude tweeted on Saturday, alleging that Soludo’s political party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, … Read more

Enugu CSOs condemn attacks on election observers, demand immediate arrest of perpetrators

Crisis rocks Enugu town over alleged illegal removal of community leader

Enugu State Network of Civil Society Organizations have condemned the incessant attacks on election observers in Enugu State. The statement was made available to journalists by the group’s Chairman, Comrade Emmanuel Acha. They alleged that observers duly accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and deployed by their respective organizations were attacked and molested … Read more

Kano elections: Police arrest 161 electoral offenders

Police foil another attempt by agitators to hoist Biafra flag in Bakassi

Police have arrested 161 persons in Kano State for committing various offences during the governorship and House of Assembly elections of March 18. “A total of 161 suspects were arrested for vote buying, destruction of election materials, and possession of offensive weapons and drugs,’’ Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammad Gumel, told newsmen in Kano on … Read more

Enugu polls: NSCDC confirms arrest of over 100 thugs armed with AK-47

Zamfara insecurity: NSCDC establishes Kagara outpost

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the arrest of scores of suspected political thugs in the Nsukka axis of Enugu State. DAILY POST reported that a combined team of security operatives, acting on a rip-off, arrested the thugs in the early hours of Saturday. Enugu has witnessed pockets of violence in … Read more

Ebonyi: Police arrest, name 7 suspects in traditional ruler’s murder

Ebonyi: Police arrest, name 7 suspects in traditional ruler's murder

The Ebonyi Police Command has arrested seven suspects over the murder of Omege traditional ruler, Mr Igboke Ewa Omege is a community under Umu-Ezekoha in Ezza North Local Government Area of the state. The village head was assassinated on February 27, 2023 at his palace by a gang of men. Police Public Relations Officer, SP … Read more

Gombe: Police arrest teacher defiling sisters, others nabbed for raping siblings

Adamawa Police bust five-man kidnap gang from Cameroon

The Gombe State Police Command has arrested a 38-year-old teacher for allegedly defiling four pupils. The young students – aged eight, nine, 12 and 14, respectively – are sisters from the same father. Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mahid Abubakar, in a statement on Tuesday, identified the suspect as Abubakar Muhammed. The spokesperson said he … Read more