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Landlord, son, allegedly suffocate tenant to death

An elderly man, Augustine Anumudu; and his son, Okey, were on Monday brought before an Ebuta-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly suffocating a tenant to death. The duo were brought before the court on a two-count of conspiracy and murder. The charge was read to the duo, but their plea was not taken. Inspector Julius Babatope had told the court that the offences were committed on April 2, 2018 by 2.00 p.m, at No. 3B, Esomo St., off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos State. He said that both father and son had conspired to…

Lagos police arrest Danish man who allegedly killed his Nigerian wife, daughter

Lagos state police said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter - They were reportedly killed by her Danish husband and father to their little girl in their home in Lagos - Police said the command had also written the embassy on the suspect that the police are investigating one of their national The police in Lagos said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter by her Danish husband, Peter…

Female NYSC member is in detention for alleged fraud

Maduako Ugonma Chinomso was arrested while the alleged accomplices are at large - Chinomso is a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps in Akwa Ibom - The EFCC says further investigation showed six different accounts in different banks with huge amount of money The Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Maduako Ugonma Chinomso before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the state high court on two count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence.…

Notorious kidnapper arrested with his 2 sons in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army on Friday, April 6, said it had arrested a kidnap kingpin, Filani Auta, at Ligari village of Kaduna state. The Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement exclusively sent to CRESTNEWSNG.com, that the kingpin was arrested along with his two sons during a raid by troops following a tip-off. According to Chukwu, items recovered from the suspect are two Dane guns and four mobile phones. “The suspects will soon be handed over to the police for prosecution,” he said. CRESTNEWSNG. com previously…

How Abba Kyari-led IRT tracked escaped gang members linked to Senator Melaye

The suspects linked to Senator Dino Melaye were re-arrested by the police Intelligence Response Team - The team was led by a deputy commissioner of police Abba Kyari - One of the gang members Kabiru Seudi popularly known as Osama was arrested in Bauchi by the police IRT Details have emerged on the re-arrest of a suspected jail breaker Kabiru Seudi popularly known as Osama and five of his gang members who escaped from a police cell in Kogi state. PM News reports that Osama, Nuhu Salihu and other suspects were re-arrested by a…

Lagos police arrest Danish man who allegedly killed his Nigerian wife, daughter

Lagos state police said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter - They were reportedly killed by her Danish husband and father to their little girl in their home in Lagos - Police said the command had also written the embassy on the suspect that the police are investigating one of their national The police in Lagos said they had commenced investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter by her Danish husband, Peter…

8 officers, 9 civilians killed during Offa robbery – Police

The police has confirmed that at least seventeen people were killed in Offa robbery - Out of the 17, 8 were police officers, while four were in the police custody - Seven suspects have been arrested in connection with the robbery No less than seventeen people were killed in Offa, Kwara state, on Thursday, April 5, after a group of armed robbers stormed the town to rob five banks. The robbers also attacked a local police station in the town, killing eight officers and four people in police custody. Premium Times reports that…

Police arrest herdsman with AK-47 in Enugu

- A herder with one AK-47 Riffle and 7.62 Ammunition has been arrested in Isigwe Ugbawka community in Enugu state - The arrest was said to have been made possible because of prompt response to a distress call and intelligence information received from the residents of the community - Chairman of Nkanu east local government Area, Chief Ikechukwu Ubagu, expressed happiness with the prompt response of the police The police have arrested a herder with one AK-47 Riffle and 7.62 Ammunition in Isigwe Ugbawka community in Nkanu east…

Police offer £20,000 reward to find killer of Nigerian lawmaker’s son in London

£20,000 reward have been offered for information that will lead to the capture of the killer of Abraham Badru - 26-year-old Abraham Badru was killed in Hackney, east London, on Sunday, March 26 - Abraham who became the tenth person to be murdered in London in just 12 days worked as a football coach The British police have offered a £20,000 reward for anyone who can offer information that leads to the capture of the killer of the son of a Nigerian lawmaker who was killed recently in Hackney. 26-year-old Abraham Badru who…

McGregor leaves police station in handcuffs as UFC star heads to face judge

Conor McGregor faced a New York judge on Friday morning after being led out of a Brooklyn police station in handcuffs. The Irishman has been charged with assault over allegations that he and others attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters after a media-day event Thursday in New York City. The incident left at least two athletes injured, ahead of Saturday night's UFC 223 event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Police had wanted to question McGregor after footage emerged online appearing to show him throw a "hand truck" at a bus…

Police in Ogun apprehend man for hacking brother, wife to death

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Okwudili Okoro for allegedly hacking his elder brother and his wife to death - According to the police, the suspect claimed to have served his deceased brother for three years in his cosmetics trade - The suspected reportedly said that when it was time for him to be settled, his brother was not forthcoming The Ogun state police command has said that it arrested one Okwudili Okoro for allegedly hacking his elder brother, Azuibike Okoro, and his wife, Jacinta Okoro, to death. Okoro was…

Breaking: Suspected herdsmen reportedly launch attack in TY Danjuma’s village, 5 allegedly killed

Armed men suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly launched a deadly attack in Mbiya village in Takum local government area of Taraba state. The Cable reports that the attack was carried out on Wednesday, April 4. It was reported that five members of a family were killed by the attackers. Mbiya village is where former minister of defence, Theophilus Danjuma comes from. Recall that Danjuma caused a stir when he called on Nigerians particularly people from Taraba to defend themselves against attackers. Sunday Sabo who is the…

Police finally re-arrest all escaped suspects in Dino Melaye’s case

Police have re-arrested all suspects who were recently declared wanted after they reportedly fled from police custody in Kogi state - The suspects were accused of working as political thugs and suspected assassins for Dino Melaye, a serving senator from Kogi west senatorial district - Two of the six suspects were said to have confesmysed to being armed and financed by Melaye The police have re-arrested all the six suspects who were declared wanted after allegedly fleeing from police custody in Kogi state on March 28, have…

HERDSMEN/FARMERS’ CRISIS: BUHARI ORDERS ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE IN BENUE, OTHERS]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency to commence an assessment of the extent of damage in communities affected by violence caused by herdsmen-farmers’ clashes in some parts of the country. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this during the inaugural meeting of the recently composed Governing Council of NEMA at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice-President presided over the…

MELAYE: POLICE ARREST SIX PERSONS FOR AIDING SUSPECTS’ ESCAPE]

The police have arrested six persons for allegedly aiding the escape of six suspects from police custody in Division ‘A’ Lokoja, Kogi State, on Wednesday, last week. Those arrested include John Beneche, 22, Seye Atowoju, 27, Danjuma Yunusa, 35, Egga Ochai, 50, Abbas Haruna, 30, and Gloria Audu, 28, sister to Emmanuel, one of the re-arrested prime suspects in the Senator Dino Melaye’s arms case. The force, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja by its spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, explained that the six suspects played criminal roles…