Tag: arrests

YNaijaJanuary 30, 2023

DSS arrests syndicates selling new notes, bank officials implicated

The Department of State Services (DSS) has reportedly apprehended members of organized syndicates involved in the selling of newly redesigned ...

AzeezNovember 17, 2017

EFCC arrests ex-SGF Pius Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim ...

AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

EFCC arrests Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant general

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Toyin Ojo, Ekiti state commissioner for finance, and the accountant general ...

AzeezAugust 7, 2017

EFCC arrests Nigerian traveling to Dubai with 849 ATM cards

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a Nigerian, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, who was traveling to Dubai with 849 ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

EFCC arrests NABDA DG over N23m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) has said the Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu for alleged N23m ...

ItunuoluwaApril 17, 2017

US Immigration and Customs arrests double under Trump

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 21,362 immigrants, mostly convicted criminals, from January through mid-March, compared to 16,104 during the ...

AzeezMarch 31, 2017

India arrests 6th suspect over attack on Nigerians

by Azeez Adeniyi The Indian police has a made sixth arrest over mob attacks on Nigerian students in northern India, ...

AzeezMarch 24, 2017

UK parliament attack: Police arrests two more people

The British police said it has arrested two more people over Wednesday’s terror attack in London. Counter-terrorism commander, Mark Rowley ...

AzeezMarch 17, 2017

NDLEA arrests man with 66 wraps of heroin at Lagos airport

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended one Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu who arrived the Muhammed International Airport with ...

AzeezMarch 16, 2017

EFCC arrests fake islamic cleric over N11m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Saheed Omoniyi over alleged N11m fraud perpetrated through the Internet. The ...

AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

NDLEA arrests police inspector with 75 sacks of cannabis

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State, on Monday paraded a police inspector, Abali ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

BREAKING: Police raid Premium Times, arrest publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi

The Nigeria police have raided the head office of online news medium, Premium Times in Abuja. According to a report on the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

Navy arrests 28 oil thieves

In a bid to rid Nigeria’s maritime of criminals, the Nigerian Navy said it has arrested 28 oil thieves during ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Navy arrests militant leader

The Nigerian Navy has arrested one Mr Uduak Etim Thompson aka Sangata, a top leader of a militant group known as Bakassi Strike Force ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 12, 2016

Enugu police arrests 6 notorious armed bandits

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested six bandits that have been terrorising residents of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

Opinion: Cyberstalking and the legality of EFCC’s arrest of controversial blogger, Abusidiqu

by Inibehe Effiong The arrest and detention of a Nigerian blogger and political commentator, Mr Abubakar Sidiq Usman, popularly known as ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 9, 2016

DSS raids ISIS training cell in Kano, 5 arrested

The Department of Sate Services (DSS) on Thursday, raided an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) training cell in ...

Janeth JMarch 5, 2016

DSS arrests Boko Haram ‘gun producer, arms-runner and covert courier’

The State Security Service (SSS) has ‘arrested’ a manufacturer of arms for terrorist sect, Boko Haram. Speaking in Abuja on ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

How MASSOB members were allegedly arrested today in Anambra churches

Today September 13, is the commemoration of the 16th year anniversary of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 27, 2015

Policeman gets killed while trying to arrest Danfo driver

A police officer was killed on Wednesday while attempting to arrest a law breaking bus driver in Oshodi, Lagos. Apparently, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 18, 2015

NBC arrests operators of Radio Biafra

The National Broadcasting Commission, says it has neutralised illegal broadcasts from Biafra Radio and also arrested its operators. The commission said on ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 25, 2015

We hear Fayose has started arresting APC leaders and candidates in Ekiti

by Kolapo Olapoju A Senator of the All Progressives Congress, Babafemi Ojudu, has alleged that Governor Ayo Fayose, has started ...

June 10, 2014

Immigration Service arrests 7 human traffickers in Katsina

by Zara Mustapha Seven people have been arrested by the  Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Katsina State Command for alleged human trafficking and ...

May 28, 2014

BUSTED: UNIZIK student arrested with cocaine in Anambra

by Zara Mustapha   A 23-year-old student (names withheld) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  has been arrested by the Anambra State ...

February 6, 2014

BREAKING: DSS arrests Asari Dokubo for making inciting comments (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo According to a Channels TV report, the Department of State Security has arrested former militant Asari Dokubo ...

January 25, 2014

Weeding out: NDLEA arrests ex-lawmaker over possession of Indian hemp

by Oge Okonkwo The Adamawa Command, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested an ex-lawmaker in possession of 81.9 kilogrammes of Cannabis ...

January 17, 2014

Tunde ‘Leye: The anti-Gay Law is popular, yet wrong

by Tunde Leye I do not agree with being gay. I have been approached by men for romantic dalliances thrice ...

January 1, 2014

How pastor and 6 children were arrested for printing fake currency

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested a pastor who claimed to have been reportedly ...

October 20, 2013

SHOCKING: 14-year-old boy arrested over sexual assault on 3 women within a month

A 14-year-old boy was arrested yesterday following a series of sexual assaults in Manchester. He was held along with an ...

September 23, 2013

BUSTED: NDLEA arrests nursing mother for attempting to smuggle cannabis to China

by Oge Okonkwo A 34-year-old nursing mother (name withheld) has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on ...

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