Arrest

Civil Defence nabs man for allegedly defiling daughter for three years

LAGOS – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, has arrested a 46-year-old man, Mr. Chinedu Ifeleka, for sexually abusing his 14-year-old daughter for more than three years. According to the statement by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the corps, Mrs. Kehinde Bada-Okoli, yesterday, the suspect was arrested on September 6 at Mapowu Street, Ojo area of Lagos. The corps said the suspect, Chinedu started abusing his daughter in 2016 when she was 11 years old. “The incident happened to the daughter twice while she was 11 years old. The daughter said she reported to her mother but no action was taken.” The teenager, according to [Read]

Drama in Imo as Ihedioha sets to storm Okorocha’s residence with ‘citizens’ to arrest him

OWERRI – The crisis between Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha and his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okoracha on Sunday took another dimension as Ihedioha has finalised plans to move into the residence of his predecessor, with those he described as “citizens.” Vanguard reports that this plan by Ihedioha which is in line the ongoing recovery of state-owned properties was revealed by Jasper Ndubuaku, the leader of recovery of looted government assets. Ndubuaku said that the proposed moved was necessary following the alleged refusal of policemen to follow him to Okorocha’s residence to enforce arrest order made by the governor. Speaking on the plan, Ndubuaku said: “We have four speed boat donated [Read]

EFCC Arrest 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Lagos Yahoo Yahoo School

LAGOS – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects-Oluwaseun Ogunbunmi, Haruna Yusuf , Olubori Hassan, Wasiu Idowu, Basit Adeniran, Aina Olajuwon, Okafor Joseph, David Ado, Olamide Ogunseye, Opeyemi Ahmed , Monsuru Amao, Taiwo Rasak- were arrested on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in a rented three-bedroom apartment in the Ikotun area of Lagos, where they used as a Yahoo Yahoo school. The arrest followed intelligence reports received from concerned members of the public about their alleged criminal activities. During the raid, some of the suspects attempted to flee by hiding on the roof of their apartment. Items recovered from the suspects [Read]

BREAKING: Police Arrest Notorious Taraba Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume

JALINGO – Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, has been re-arrested, NEWS FLAKES NG has gathered from official sources. It was not immediately clear when and where Mr Wadume was taken into custody, but a source informed about the development informed our correspondent about it on Tuesday. Mr Wadume was sighted at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday. The police are expected to release a statement on his arrest later. Mr Wadume was the ‘high profile’ kidnapping suspect arrested by the police on August 6. He was being driven to Jalingo by the police team when soldiers opened fire on them along Ibi-Wukari Road, killing three [Read]

Police Refuse To Release SaharaReporter’s Journalist

The Nigeria Police Force has said it cannot release SaharaReporters’ correspondent and other protesters arrested at the national stadium in Lagos on Monday. Victor Ogungbenro, a video editor and cameraman, alongside eight other protesters were manhandled and arrested during the RevolutionNow protest. The detainees were first held at Area C police station before they were transferred to the Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos. According to Effiong Inibehe and Stanley Imhanruor, the human rights lawyers who went to secure the detainees’ bail at Panti Police Station, the police insisted they cannot release them. The lawyers have been asked to return to the station tomorrow. Victor Ogungbenro, a video editor [Read]

BREAKING: DSS arrests Omoyele Sowore [SEE REASONS HERE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 presidential election, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has been arrested by the operatives of the Department of State Services. Sowore human rights activist and founder of online news agency Sahara Reporters was arrested Saturday morning at his home. Sowore posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25am which says “DSS invades Sowore’s”. His arrest by the DSS could be as a result of his plans to mobilised people in Lagos and many parts of the country for a revolution protest tagged ‘Days of Rage’ to demand a better Nigeria. [Read]

Ogun Police Rescue Seven, Arrest 41 Suspects Over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Kidnap

Men of the Ogun state Police command have arrested no fewer than 41 suspects, including one strongly believed to have participated in the abduction of three staff of Lafia Hospital Ibadan along the ever busy Lagos – Ibadan expressway last week Tuesday. A statement issued on Monday by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi said four other victims were also rescued along with the Lafia hospital staffers last Saturday when a high powered security operatives bombarded the scene of the incident and thoroughly combed the adjourning bush. Though he declined to give names of the suspects, Oyeyemi explained that a total of seven victims, which included Kayode Sule, [Read]

Guber Polls: EFCC arrests Ogun Assembly Candidate For Alleged Vote Buying at Polling Unit [SEE PHOTOS]

  Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested one Sotayo Olatayo Johnson, a contestant for the State House of Assembly in Ogun State. Johnson, who was arrested at Ijaye Park Polling Unit in Abeokuta, Ogun State, was caught with some amounts of money neatly arranged in envelops stashed in carrier bags. [READ ALSO] UPDATED: BOOM! EFCC Arrests APC Agent With Bags of Money At Polling Unit in Benue [SEE PHOTOS] See images below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; More Details Shortly!! 📷 EFCC   [Read]

BREAKING: BOOM! EFCC Arrests APC Agent With Bags of Money At Polling Unit [SEE PHOTOS]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested an agent in Benue State with millions of naira claiming to be the agent of the Benue State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Emmanuel Jimeh. The EFCC, which posted a picture of the seizure, said in a Facebook post that the suspect was arrested in Makurdi. The post read, “At the North Bank Area, Makurdi, a man was caught with large bags containing lots of money. While trying to arrest him, officers of the Commission were attacked and vehicles vandalised. Information gathered confirms that the money belongs [Read]

Crime: EFCC Arrests Five Suspected Internet Fraudsters, Recovers N31m [READ MORE]

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested five suspected Internet fraudsters, and also recovered N31 million from them. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the suspects – Paul Duru, Daniel Effiong, David Gold, Moses Gold and Eke Kelechi, were arrested following a petition received by the EFCC from a new generation bank. The bank had observed suspicious transactions on an account belonging to Duru, after he received N63 million. He was subsequently arrested by operatives of the EFCC. His arrest led to the apprehension of the other suspected fraudsters. Investigations revealed that Duru was hired by Effiong, a “catfisher”, who presented himself as Arbara Williams, [Read]

BREAKING: Police reportedly Captures Dino Melaye after Cutting Power Supply to his House [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Nigerian Police have this afternoon invaded the home of Senator Dino Melaye in his Abuja. The information further has it that Melaye has been reportedly captured and arrested by the Police. [READ ALSO] Dino Melaye Wanted for Homicide – Police [READ MORE] Police barricaded the street where the Senator resides at around 12.30 pm. Melaye’s house which is located at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama was surrounded by the Security operatives. The Security Operatives said to have successfully arrested the embattled Senator and he would be taken to Lokoja. In a related development, NEWS FLAKES [Read]

My Son Was Arrested But He’s Not A fraudster – K1 [READ MORE]

  Fuji musician KWAM 1 confirms to Pulse that his son Sultan is in a group of 9 Nigerians reportedly arrested for a $2 million fraud in the United States of America.. When Pulse spoke to Fuji legend King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal concerning a report alleging that his son Sultan was arrested in the U.S for fraud, he confirms this to be true but maintains that there is likely a mix-up. According to a social media post published by Instablog9ja on Saturday, December 22, 2018, the son mentioned as Sultan Omogbadebo Anifowoshe is among the defendants in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Chicago 18 days [Read]

K1 De Ultimate’s son, other Nigerians arrested for $2m fraud in US [READ MORE]

  Nine people have been arrested in the US for allegedly bilking Internet users of at least $2 million in online scams over the past two years. NBC Chicago reported that their arrests took place two weeks after each was charged with conspiracy to commit a wire fraud scheme, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that if convicted, the defendants face a maximum of 20 years in prison. Seven of them arrested in the Chicago area were: Daniel Samuel Eta, 35, of Skokie; Babatunde Ladehinde Labiyi, 20, of Chicago; Barnabas Oghenerukevwe Edjieh, 29, of Chicago; Sultan Omogbadebo Anifowoshe, [Read]

Police Arraign Popular Singer Small Doctor for Unlawful Possession of Firearms [READ MORE]

  The police have arraigned Adekunle Temitope also known as Small Doctor for unlawful possession of firearms. According to reports, a source at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department , Yaba said the music star was arraigned at the Ebute Metta Magistrate court along with the other occupants in his car on Tuesday December 4, 2018.   NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Small Doctor had earlier been paraded with his gang by the Lagos State Police Command on Monday, December 3, 2018. The music star was arrested for allegedly threatening a police officer  with a gun. The police on Monday in Lagos said they had arrested a popular musician, Adekunle [Read]

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested 34 suspected Internet fraudsters at 21 , Sawmill Road Awa – Ijebu, Ogun State . The suspects who are between 19 and 37 years include 23 students at Olabisi Onabanjo University , out of which nine were ladies who allegedly claimed to be girlfriends or neighbours of some of the suspects ; one was said to be a student of the National Open University of Nigeria , while 12 others are non- students . The commission said in a statement on its Facebook account that it got wind of the suspects ’ activities through a series of intelligence reports alleging [Read]