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Police Bust Syndicate For Defrauding Lady N12m

Police operatives from Ipaja Division, Lagos, led by the DPO, CSP Tokunbo Aboniwonda, have busted a criminal syndicate who specialised in defrauding innocent people under the false pretence of procuring visa in order for them to travel abroad for greener pasture. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the syndicate, led by the two suspects, Hammed Bolaji and John Ikibor, were arrested after they defrauded one Edeki Rukeme to the tune of N12m under the false pretence of procuring Canadian Visa for her to travel abroad for greener pasture. The incident happened at Ipaja Road, Ayobo area of Lagos, where they had operated and defrauded many victims. The Police alleged that one of the [Read]

Kazeem Tiyamiyu Kaka Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver Not SARS

The Ogun State Police Command says the footballer that was killed on Saturday was knocked down by a hit-and-run driver and not by a policeman as widely reported. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Abeokuta. Reports on Saturday alleged that an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad had killed the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, after he was arrested. But Oyeyemi said the late footballer, who was popularly known as Kaka, died while trying to escape after his arrest. He claimed that the footballer was hit by a vehicle when he attempted to [Read]

Don’t Rig Election To Favour Any Party Again – Buhari Warns INEC, Police

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, January 7, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, to avoid rigging elections in favour one political party in future elections. Buhari who expressed his determination to give Nigeria an electoral system that meets with best practices anywhere in the world. He spoke on Tuesday at State House, Abuja, while meeting with Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, other top officials of the electoral body, and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The president said with a minimum of 28 rerun and by-elections this January alone, the commission should ensure that [Read]

Police arrest three in connection with ‘attack’ on Oyetola during cross-over event

OSOGBO – The Osun State Police command has arrested three persons so far in connection with an alleged attack on Governor Gboyega Oyetola, his wife, Alhaja Kafayat Oyetola, members of the state cabinet and other dignitaries during the cross over event held in the wee hours of January 1, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers. The cross-over event was an entertainment night programme, fireworks and prayer session organised by the Osun State government to usher in the New Year in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Folasade Odoro, confirmed the arrest, saying the command had commenced interrogation of the suspects over the unfortunate incident. Reports had it that [Read]

Five Months After, Where is Mr Wadume?

  A lot of times when I see and experience the glaring cases of injustice, oppression and undue skewing of the justice wheel, I cannot but remember George Orwell’s master piece, Animal Farm, where it is declared that all animals are equal, but some are more equal. Were it not so, what explains the five month silence on the arrested Taraba kidnap kingpin, Mr Hamisu Bala, alias Wadume? Where is he and what is happening? Here was a man arrested by the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on August 6, last year, at Ibi, near Takum, in Taraba State having been identified as a notorious kidnapper, who had become stupendously [Read]

IGP promotes 66 police officers in Ogun

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has promoted 66 police officers in Ogun State for their dedication to crime-fighting. The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Command, Kenneth Ebrimson, said this on Friday at the state police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta. Ebrimson said the IGP promoted 18 Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents of Police, while eight Chief Supretendents of Police were promoted to the rank of the Assistant Commissioners of Police. The CP also confirmed the promotion of 40 Assistant Superintendent of Police. Addressing the newly-promoted officers, Ebrimson said the promotion of the officers was to encourage them to do more in fighting crime. He added that the promotion was a [Read]

Police Arrests Abuja Pastor For Selling Anointing Oil For ₦1million Per Bottle

The Nigerian Police Force on Saturday, December 28, arrested the founder and president of Jesus Deliverance Ministry in Abuja, Pastor Shola Akande who allegedly sells anointing oil to his Church members for one million Naira per bottle. According to the man of God, the power in the oil can make a poor man a millionaire in less than one month, it can heal any sickness, it can raise the dead and it works signs and wonders. SEE ALSO: Man Dies During Sex After Challenging Prostitute With N50,000 He further said that he is not forcing anyone to but, it is all about choice, but those who chose to buy will gain [Read]

Marlians in tears as police arrest them during Marlian Fest 2019 [VIDEO]

The Nigerian Police yesterday, arrested some Marlians who attended the ‘Marlian fest’ 2019 at the Eko Convention center, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The reason behind the arrest has not yet been ascertained, but from the video which went viral, some of the victims were heard crying and pleading to be released. One of them was heard crying and saying “Sir Sir”. According to Victor who shared the news on Twitter, the Nigerian Police harrassed Marlians who came for the Marlian Fest and locked them up inside a black vehicle. He tagged Naira Marley to his tweet and begged him to intervene and save his Marlians. Watch the video Below [Read]

Boyfriend, Mother connive with C & S Pastor to butcher LASU student for rituals in Osun

When 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) undergraduate Favour Daley-Oladele left her parents’ Mowe residence in Ogun State on December 8, there was nothing to suggest she was embarking on a journey of no return. A few hours later, the final year Theatre Arts student ended up at Ikoyi-Ile, Osun State, some 270 kilometres away, where she was allegedly murdered for ritual purposes. Suspected to have conspired to kill Favour are her boyfriend Owolabi Adeeko, his mother Mrs. Adeeko and a Cherubim and Serephim prophet Segun Philips. They have all been arrested by the police. The Nation gathered that the victim was first drugged by mother and son, before they took [Read]

[UPDATE] Four Arrested, One Killed As Police, Army Foil Bank Robbery in Abuja [PHOTOS]

ABUJA – Four out of six armed robbers who invaded a branch of First Bank in Mpape, Abuja on Saturday have been apprehended by the security operatives and killed one. The armed robbers were said to have stormed the bank shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away. Some staff of the bank were on duty to balance their account as at time of the incident. They were said to have succeeded in gaining entry into the banking hall. But shortly after gaining access, the police and army arrived the scene but the robbers had refused to come out of the bank . It was gathered that one of [Read]

BREAKING: Drama As Police, Army Prevent Armed Robbers From Escaping From Abuja Bank [PHOTOS]

ABUJA – There is a standoff currently going on in Mpape in Abuja between a gang of armed robbers, the police and Nigerian Army after the hoodlums invaded a first generation bank. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the armed robbers were said to have stormed the bank, shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away. They were said to have succeeded in gaining entry into the banking hall. Shortly after gaining access, the police and army arrived the scene but the robbers had refused to come out of the bank. SEE ALSO: [UPDATE] Four Arrested, One Killed As Police, Army Foil Bank Robbery in Abuja [PHOTOS] It was gathered that [Read]

Police arrest 42-Yr-old Man for impregnating 16-yr-old daughter, forcing abortion

  The Ogun State command of Nigeria police Force said it has arrested a 42 year old man, Taofeek Oyeyemi for allegedly impregnating his 16yrs old biological daughter. This was contained in a statement by the Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the victim who reported the matter at Ewekoro police station that her daughter who has been living with her ex-husband informed her that she was impregnated by her father who also took her to a quack medical practitioner for abortion. He explained that since [Read]

UPDATE: Missing Baby Not Exhumed From Ondo Church – Police

  AKURE – The police in Ondo State has said that no corpse was exhumed from Sotitobire Church in Akure, the capital, on Wednesday. An angry mob had stormed the church after information spread that a one year-old boy, Eniola Gold Kolawole, who went missing in the church on November 10, was found buried on the altar of the church. The police brutalised journalists covering the invasion of the church by the angry residents and also seized their gadgets. In a statement on Wednesday, spokesperson for the police in the state, Femi Joseph, said nobody was exhumed from the church premises as claimed. [SEE ALSO] [PHOTOS & VIDEO] JUST IN: Missing [Read]

Court Orders Arrest Of Naira Marley Over Alleged Car Theft

  Report reaching our news desk that a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos today Monday, ordered the arrest and arraignment of Adeyemi Fashola aka Naira Marley, over alleged car theft. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, The chief magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered that the Investigating Police Officer, Sgt. Sunday Idoko, must present Naira Marley in court on December 21, when the case would be listed for further hearing. However, two of the musician’s brothers and his cousins appeared in court over alleged theft of a car and a cell phone. The defendants, Idris Fashola, 18, Babatunde Fashola, 24; and Kunle Obere, 22, are facing four counts bordering on [Read]

Police Arrest Nigerian Singer, Duncan Mighty

The Nigeria Police on Saturday announced the arrested of popular music artiste, Duncan Mighty. This was contained in a statement by SP Ikeokwi Godson Orlando, spokesman of the Imo State Police Command. It said the arrest followed a petition written by an up and coming rap artist M2, who claimed that the Imo state government under former governor, Rochas Okorocha, through the office of the SA on Entertainment, entered into a deal with Duncan Mighty. The deal was to manage, promote, arrange collaboration with other top artistes and sign M2 under YOUNG WEALTH record label owned by Duncan Mighty. “As a result, an agreement was reached with a fee of [Read]