Tag: arrest

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 ...

AzeezAugust 12, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Why Arewa youth have not been arrested – Dambazau

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has said Arewa youth who issued quit notice to Igbos have not been arrested because ...

EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The DSS has held a pastor in custody over ‘social media comment’ for months

The Department of State Services (DSS) is in the news again. Two days ago the family of one Chisom Anaele ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2017

N30trn leakage: CEOs appear before senate after arrest order

Chief Executive Officers of 30 companies accused of complicity in the frauds amounting to N30tn in the export and import ...

AzeezAugust 7, 2017

Police arrest suspects involved in Anambra church attack

The Anambra State Police command said it has arrested suspects involved in the attack on St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu ...

EditorAugust 5, 2017

Gays round-up: What wrong did the police do?

by Alexander O. Onukwue About 42 persons were arrested on the 29th of July in Lagos for alleged acts of ...

AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Arrest any lawmaker refusing to honour invitation | Sagay tells EFCC

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

AzeezJuly 25, 2017

Army arrests 4 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Army said it has arrested four fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Kurnari village and Nayinawa in Yobe. According to a ...

AzeezJuly 24, 2017

Just In: Police arrest Boko Haram commander in FCT

The Police said it has arrested a fleeing Boko Haram deputy commander, Seth Yakubu, at Gwako Village in Gwagwalada area of the ...

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