Tag: detained

YNaijaJanuary 20, 2023

Former Barcelona Defender Dani Alves detained for sexually assaulting a woman at a club

The Brazilian defender Dani Alves has been detained on suspicion of sexually assaulting a lady in Spain. The alleged crime ...

YNaijaDecember 7, 2022

D’banj arrested and detained by  ICPC on charges of embezzlement

Oladapo Oyebanji, better known by his stage name, D’banj, has been arrested and detained by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2017

ICPC detains suspended SEC DG, probes officials

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Monday detained the suspended Director General of the Securities and Exchange ...

ItunuoluwaJune 23, 2017

North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during his incarceration

North Korea has called itself the “biggest victim” in the death of Otto Warmbier who was detained for over a ...

ItunuoluwaJune 20, 2017

“It’s a total disgrace what happened to Otto Warmbier” | Trump mourns late North Korea detainee

President Donald Trump has once again condemned the brutality of North Korea that led to the death of Otto Warmbier, ...

ItunuoluwaJune 20, 2017

22-year-old American student released from North Korea dies

U.S College student who was released from North Korea last week after he spent 17 months in prison and more than ...

AzeezApril 3, 2017

We will invade Kirikiri Prisons if detained UNILAG students are not released – NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students(NANS) has said it would invade the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons if a Special Offences Mobile ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

UPDATE: Omojuwa released, thanks FG for help

by Dolapo Adelana The South African authorities have released social commentator, Japheth Omojuwa. Omojuwa, who was detained by the country’s ...

AzeezFebruary 8, 2017

DSS detains 5 officials for brutalising teachers

The Department of State Security (DSS) has detained five of its personnel for allegedly brutalizing teachers at the Federal Government ...

AzeezNovember 16, 2016

See list of Shi’ites allegedly detained by the police after Monday clash

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria otherwise known as Shi’ites said it lost over 100 of its members during the clash ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2016

Former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro in EFCC custody

Former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Moro was ...

Janeth JJanuary 13, 2016

Release Metuh within the next 48 hours – PDP tells EFCC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in the Federal House of Representatives has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Economic ...

Janeth JSeptember 13, 2015

Senator Barata finally speaks, says he was never detained in Saudi Arabia

Senator Hassan Barata, a former chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, has finally reacted to allegation that he was ...

Janeth JSeptember 11, 2015

Senator reportedly detained in Saudi Arabia

Senator Hassan Barata, who is a former Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, has reportedly been detained in Saudi ...

January 21, 2014

Caught in the act: Father arrested for impregnating 14-year-old daughter in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Lagos has been arrested by the police and charged to court for allegedly having ...

January 6, 2014

Terrible: 5 police officers arrested for ‘renting out gun to kidnappers’ in Imo

by ‘Jola Sotubo Five police officers in Imo have gotten on the other side of the law after they were ...

December 22, 2013

Gov. Lamido’s sons: Detained bankers freed after money laundering investigation

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Senior bank officials in connection with the alleged laundering of N10billion by the two sons of Jigawa ...

December 3, 2013

EFCC releases detained Jigawa Government officials

  The 19 Jigawa State top government officials arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and State Security ...

November 28, 2013

Showdown in little Benin: Militants demand Asari Dokubo’s immediate release, threaten to take action

by ‘Jola Sotubo The arrest and detention of former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has continued to generate ...

November 15, 2013

120 Anambra state election observers arrested and detained

    According to a press release by lawyer and activist, Mr Festus Keyamo, the Commissioner of Police in Imo ...

August 21, 2013

To protect or to slam? Policeman detained in China after allegedly hurling a baby on the ground

A policeman in China has been arrested after he allegedly hurled a baby to the ground, local officials say. The ...

August 18, 2013

BUSTED: Woman arrested for stealing another customer’s money in bank

by Oge Okonkwo A 27-year-old woman who confessed to being a prostitute and also a graduate from the college of ...

August 6, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: EFCC quizzes detained Rivers House Leader

Govt protests alleged plan to change charges against lawmaker With Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives visiting Port Harcourt ...

April 16, 2013

‘Bromide’ publication: 2 Leadership journalists charged with 10 counts of forgery

Tony Amokoedo and Chibuizor Ukaibe, the Leadership Newspaper journalists who were re-arrested and detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) ...

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