Tag: arrest

Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay are paying the price of Nigeria’s poor standing as the world’s largest black nation

As singers, Tems and Omah Lay remain in prison custody while they await trial on charges of breaking lockdown protocol ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 26, 2018

Dino Melaye has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, but should we write him off?

Jumping out of a moving truck is something you do when attempting an escape either from possible kidnappers or to ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2018

The Big 5: EFCC arrests Patience Jonathan’s sister, Melaye accuses NNPC of corrupt practices, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 20, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Another DSS attack on a religious figure for not supporting the government

President Buhari’s tenure as a military dictator in the 1980’s was characterised by forced kidnappings and illegal arrests. Those acts ...

ToluDecember 26, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Police say Praiz was rude to men in uniform; Khloe Kardashian reveals she’s 6 months pregnant | More stories

Here are the biggest stories that made the rounds in entertainment while the world celebrated Christmas yesterday. Lagos state Police ...

AzeezDecember 22, 2017

Malami still has no clue why Innoson boss was arrested

Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has said he does not know why the Economic and ...

AzeezDecember 21, 2017

Innoson’s CEO wants an explanation from the EFCC after intentionally ignoring one

Chief Executive Officer of Innooson Group, Innocent Chukwuma has rejected his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial ...

AzeezDecember 7, 2017

ICPC arrests judge for alleged demand of N200m bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arrested a retired Appeal Court judge, Justice Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly ...

AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Preventing EFCC from arresting Ekpeyong, Oke is obstruction of justice – SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the rivalry between the Economic and ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Ekpeyong, Oke must be brought to justice – Magu

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said will continue going after former director-general of ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Jonathan sacked me for arresting ‘his person’ – Ex-EFCC boss, Farida Waziri

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Farida Waziri has said she is thankful former President Goodluck Jonathan ...

EzinneNovember 8, 2017

The Thread: “Bobrisky isn’t under arrest; Idris is” | TwitterNG reacts to Bobrisky’s arrest

According to Twitter newscasters, Nigeria’s favourite Snapchat sensation, Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju, who goes by Bobrisky, has been arrested. Bobrisky got ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2017

Police arrest 200 cows for invading farmland

The police in Adamawa have arrested 200 cows for invading a farmland at Yolde-Pate in Yola South Local Government Area. Adamawa ...

AzeezOctober 23, 2017

Arrest wanted ex-pension boss now | Sagay tells EFCC

The President of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) has urged the Federal Government and the Economic ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Order Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, extradition from the UK | Kinsman tells court

Ugochukwu Kenneth, a native of Afara Village, in Abia State has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja for ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2017

Magu should be arrested and presented before November 7 | Reps order

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic ...

AzeezOctober 2, 2017

Arrest of our commissioners is a show of lawlessness – Ekiti govt

The Ekiti State government has described as unconstitutional, the arrest of two of its Commissioners by the Economic and Financial ...

AzeezSeptember 29, 2017

You are living up to your status as APC’s attack dog | Fayose tells EFCC

The Ekiti State government has said the arrest of Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo, and the Accountant General, Mrs Yemisi ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Police release journalist arrested for reporting diversion of relief items

Benue State Police Command has released a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria Mr Emmanuel Antswen, arrested over a story ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Benue police arrest reporter over IDPs protest story

The Benue Police Command has arrested a NAN reporter, Emmanuel Atswen over a report on the protest by IDPs at the ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Police arrests 34 Peace Corps officials in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has announced the arrest of 34 officials of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, a para-military ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Will the Army request the re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Nigerian Army declared IPOB a terrorist organisation last week and was criticized by virtually everybody. ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Police arrest Alsatian dog for alleged robbery in Lagos

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command have arrested Bullet, an Alsatian dog for alleged robbery in ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2017

Police arrest five suspects over shooting of Lagos priest

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five suspects over the shooting of Rev. Father, Daniel Nwankwo, at St. Thomas ...

AzeezAugust 31, 2017

We don’t have power to arrest people for hate speeches – Military

The Defence Headquarters has denied reports that the military is monitoring and hate speech promoters in order to arrest them. ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Falana carpets military’s plans to arrest hate speech offenders

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Human right lawyer, Femi Falana has declared as unlawful the plan by the military to ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Northern elders condemn Ohaneze for opposing Kanu’s arrest

The Northern Elders Forum on Sunday condemned Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for speaking against the Federal Government’s move to re-arrest leader of the Indigenous ...

EditorAugust 24, 2017

Charlottesville: White supremacist, Christopher Cantwell surrenders to police

by Adedotun Michael Christopher Cantwell, one of those who participated in the White supremacists rally which took place in Charlottesville, ...

AzeezAugust 23, 2017

Boko Haram kills 6 in Borno village over members’ arrest

Boko Haram insurgents have killed six men in Kijimatari village in northeast Borno on Tuesday, AFP reports. It reported that ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Two suspects arrested as mob kills soldier in Nasarawa

The Nassarawa State Police said it has arrested two persons over the death of a soldier, Ayuba Ali in a ...

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