The state Commissioner of Police, Besan Gwama, said this at a news briefing on the arrest of the suspects on Monday in Katsina.
A one-time Lagos socialite and businessman, Fred Ajudua, on Monday asked an Ikeja High Court to quash a one million dollar fraud charge brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC, in the charge, claimed…
Omoniyi of Pure Pack Oil Nigeria Limited and Adedayo of First Hallmark Energy Limited are facing an eight-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and forgery.
Joined in the suit are the Inspector General of Police, Lagos State Police Commissioner and Inspector Christian, an Investigating Police Officer with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad
According to available information, the attack was carried out in the wee hours of Monday
According to Bisi Kazeem, the spokesman of the FRSC, Route Commander Birni Kudu regained his freedom in the early hours of Monday
They were arrested while taking the severed head to a shrine
They reportedly paraded themselves as operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command
Determined to put a stop to this, the High Commissioner has been holding talks with relevant authorities in that country to secure decent jobs for them
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the attackers, who invaded the village at midnight, killed six persons and injured scores of others
Abubakar said this in a statement signed by DSP Emeka Iheanacho, the zone’s Public Relations Officer
Two of the suspects - Moshood Olowu (24) and Olasunkanmi Ogundipe (26) - both attendees of Felabration along with their respective accomplices, separately robbed two commuters in Ojota and Ketu
The killings took place a day after Governor Simon Lalong imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the local government as part of measures to curtail the attacks on the villagers
The Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi, Alhaji Idris Bello, told reporters on Sunday in Lokoja that the three operatives were gunned down while on patrol
The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on the two policemen stationed at the gate of the residence at the about 8pm
The 24-year-old suspected cultist, an indigene of Odisama in Ahoada East Local Government Rivers State, who was nabbed in Bauchi State, had allegedly admitted being a member of Icelander cult, adding that he had killed over 15 members of…
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Nkiru Nwode, made this disclosure on Saturday in Awka while addressing newsmen.
Olatoregun made the order while granting an ex-parte application filed and argued before her court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission through its lawyer, Ekene Iheanacho.
A statement by Emmanuel Nanle, the Director of Press Affairs, said the decision became necessary “in view of recurring incidences of attack in the area”.
The UN rights office said many of the suspects had been in prolonged pre-trial detention, including some since 2009, according to a statement by Spokesperson for OHCHR, Rupert Colville.