Tag: suspects

AzeezFebruary 18, 2018

The Late 5: APC faction suspends El-Rufai, 475 Boko Haram suspects released, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Catholic Church has announced its return to the ...

AzeezDecember 12, 2017

Armed robbery suspects no longer appear in courts…they are usually killed – Falana

Lawyer and rights activists, Femi Falana has weighed in on the recent discourse on personnel of the Special Anti-robbery Squad ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Four kidnap suspects escape from custody in Ebonyi

Four kidnap suspects have escaped from the custody of the Ebonyi state police command. Titus Lamorde, the state commissioner of ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Judge withdraws from trial of Boko Haram suspects

A Federal High Court Judge, John Tsoho, on Wednesday withdrew himself for the trial of eight Boko Haram terror suspects ...

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 8, 2017

‘Kidnappers’ den discovered in Lagos, two suspects burnt alive’

A kidnappers’ den has been discovered at the Obadeyi bus-stop, Ojokoro axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, Premium Times reports. The news ...

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 ...

AzeezJune 12, 2017

Army arrests 24 suspected Boko Haram members

The Otaru of Auchi kingdom, Alhaji Aliru Momoh on Monday said 24 suspected Boko Haram members in the community have been ...

AzeezMay 16, 2017

Benue killings: Police arrest 8 herdsmen

by Azeez Adeniyi The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of eight Fulani herdsmen over the murder of ...

AzeezMay 5, 2017

‘Mercy Aigbe’s husband at large as 3 suspects have been arrested, Police report says’

by Azeez Adeniyi The Police has arrested three suspects over physical assault complaint filed by Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe against ...

AzeezMarch 23, 2017

Police arrest three suspects over Zaki Biam killings

The Police in Benue on Wednesday said it has arrested three suspects allegedly involved in Monday killings at Zaki Biam ...

AzeezMarch 3, 2017

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect with N1.3m cash

Troops of operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, who was found with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Ensure prosecution of crime suspects, IGP tells officers

by Dolapo Adelana The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has urged the Force to go beyond parading suspects before the ...

AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

Turkish school kidnap: Police arrest another suspect

by Azeez Adeniyi The Police on Saturday said it has arrested another member of a kidnapping gang who invaded the ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Troops arrest over 3000 Boko Haram suspects in 3 weeks

The Nigerian Army said it has 3,332 Boko Haram suspects within three weeks. This was disclosed by Theatre Commander of ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Navy discovers illegal naval training school in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it has uncovered a fake and illegal naval training school in Port Harcourt, Rivers ...

AzeezJanuary 13, 2017

JUST IN: Lagos High Court convicts fuel subsidy suspects

Walter Wagbatsoma and Adaoha Ugo-Nnadi have been convicted on an eight count charge of subsidy fraud by a Lagos High ...

AzeezJanuary 13, 2017

Police arrest suspected killers of LASTMA officer in Lagos

The Nigerian Police has arrested two commercial motorcycle riders suspected to have been part of those who lynched a zonal ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 10, 2017

BREAKING: DSS arrests 4 Boko Haram members in Lagos

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested four members of the Boko Haram sect in Lagos. This is contained ...

AzeezJanuary 10, 2017

Army clears, releases 1250 Boko Haram suspects

The Nigerian Army said it has released 1250 Boko Haram suspects who have been ascertained to have no link to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

#RiversRerun: Police arrest killers of DSP Alkali

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested five suspects for the murder of DSP Mohammed Alkali during the Rivers re-run election. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Ogun police arrests 3 robbery suspects

The Ogun Police Command has arrested three suspects of a robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising residents in the Ijebu-Ode/Sagamu ...

AzeezOctober 10, 2016

Police parade 2 soldiers, others allegedly involved in the kidnap of CBN Governor’s wife (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Police on Monday paraded two soldiers and 7 other suspects who were allegedly involved in the kidnap of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 10, 2016

These are the men who kidnapped CBN governor’s wife (PHOTO)

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded persons suspected to be part of the gang that kidnapped the wife of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

6 suspects arrested over kidnap of Emefiele’s wife

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested six persons suspected to be part of the group that orchestrated the kidnap of ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Begging is a lucrative business, arrested suspect tells police

Chinagoro Uwenke, 40, who was arrested by members of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit Task Force for using ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Police arrest human trafficking syndicate in Delta state

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a human trafficking syndicate who had been operating in Asaba and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Police arrest 23 suspects for unlawful possession of firearms

The Ogun state Police Command have arrested 23 suspects for unlawful possession of firearms, Channels Television reports. A total of 21 guns ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

How we treat detained suspects at the EFCC – Magu explains

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on Thursday said the Commission does not torture suspects. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Troops arrest 3 suspected kidnappers in Bauchi

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday arrested three kidnappers in Bauchi state. The troops also recovered a bag containing ...

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