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January 15, 2019 7:28 PM CJN Onnoghen speaks on EFCC raiding his residence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has reacted to reports that his residence in Abuja was raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On his Twitter page, he wrote: “Why have the EFCC surrounded the home of CJN Onnoghen and why are they seeking to arrest him? “These people want Nigeria to burn! Buhari call off your dogs before 33

January 13, 2019 6:39 AM Press Center speaks on arrest, detention of photojournalist over hairstyle

The International Press Center, IPC, Nigeria has condemned the arrest of a photojournalist, Yinka Badmus over his hairstyle. IPC, which described the arrest and detention of Badmus who works with Talk Village International in Lagos as unconstitutional, demanded for his immediate release. In a statement issued by its Director, Lanre Arogundade, IPC Nigeria 25

January 7, 2019 6:40 AM Details of Rooney’s arrest emerge

English football star, Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C. in the U.S., for public intoxication. According to a Reuters report on Sunday, Rooney was booked into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Centre on Dec. 16, on a charge of public intoxication. The charge emanated from an arrest by the Metropolitan Washington 22

December 30, 2018 2:52 PM 2019: Policemen attempting to kill Dino Melaye in his house – Ben-Bruce raises alarm

According to him, policemen were threatening to fire teargas into Melaye’s compound knowing he is asthmatic. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had earlier explained that the police operatives currently in the residence of Senator Dino Melaye were to effect his arrest to answer to the case of attempted culpable homicide on the shooting of a Police 21

December 28, 2018 8:37 AM Plateau attacks: Police confirm five persons killed, two injured

The Plateau State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that five persons were killed and two others injured at Rawuru Village, Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area by unknown gunmen. The Command, through its Spokesman, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, said, “On the 27/12/2018 at about 08:00 hours the Plateau State Police Command received information 23

December 26, 2018 7:08 PM Police arrest 2-man gang ambushing bank customers in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police Command, on Wednesday said it averted a serious crime by arresting a two-man armed robbery gang that ambushed customers near commercial banks in Yenagoa. Police spokesman for Bayelsa Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the armed robbery gang was arrested in a tricycle, which they used for their 20

December 24, 2018 4:44 PM Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu declares ‘war’ on Gov. Ikpeazu, gives reasons

The leader of the Indigenous People of Viagra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has declared what could be termed as war on the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu over the arrest of about 52 Jewish worshippers during a recent peaceful procession in Umuahia, the state capital. Kanu urged his followers to “scatter” any gathering of Ikpeazu’s campaign team, which 24

December 18, 2018 7:20 PM Police beaten mercilessly while trying to arrest suspects in Lagos

A Police Sergeant attached to Ejigbo Division in Lagos State, Edward Salami, has been taken to the hospital after he received serious beating from six suspects he had attempted to arrest at a joint in the community. It was gathered that the gang was having drinks at the joint at Pipeline Junction, Ejigbo where the victim invaded to perform his official 25

December 18, 2018 7:26 AM How Pastor sexually molested 12-year-old twin daughters

A 54-year-old pastor, Michael Olise, has been remanded in Kirikiri Prison by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling 12-year-old twin girls (names withheld). The defendant is said to be a pastor at a church, Anointing Chosen Vessel, Governor’s Road, Ikotun, Lagos. The prosecuting police officer, Raphael Dony, told the court that the offence 18

December 17, 2018 4:26 PM Lunatic takes over Ekiti school, attacks teachers, pupils

Lives of teachers and pupils of AUD Primary School, Irona, Ado-Ekiti are under threat due to the activities of a lunatic that has turned the school to his abode. The lunatic chases pupil and throws stones at teachers anytime he sees them within the school premises. The mentally derailed man takes over ten blocks which he fills with huge refuse while 21