Tag Archives: Arrest

Femi Gbajabiamila: DSS Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Abuja Vendor, Arrests Security Detail

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an update on an Abuja newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who died after being hit by a stray bullet from one of the security operatives from his envoy. According to him, the DSS detail, Abdullahi M. Hassan, has been handed to the Department of State Security (DSS) for…

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Update: Rapper Lil Frosh Allegedly Arrested For Abusing His Model Girlfriend

Emerging rapper Lil Frosh has been arrested by the police for physically assaulting his model girlfriend, Gift Camille. According to circulating reports, the former Davido‘s signee — real name Sanni Goriola Wasiu — is currently been detained at the Alagbo police station, Ikoyi, Lagos state. The news comes a few days after Gift’s manager took to social media…

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This New Law In Imo Will Allow The Governor Arrest, Detain Residents Perpetually

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has  reportedly signed into law a bill which allows him to arrest and detain any resident of the state for as long as he wishes. According to documents floating online, the new law ‘Imo State Administration Of Criminal bill No 2 of 2020 (ISACJL, 2020)’ says any person detained on the orders…

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Mutiny Leaders Release Ousted Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita From Detention

Mali’s new military junta have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after being in detention for a week since the country’s widely-publicized coup took place. Taking to Facebook on Thursday, August 27, the mutiny rulers known as the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), said it was “informing public and international opinion that former president Ibrahim Boubacar…

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Mutiny Looms As Mali’s President, Prime Minister Have Been Reportedly Arrested

The President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse have been detained by mutineering soldiers, multiple international media report. According to one of the leaders, who requested anonymity the public officials are under their control. “We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control,” he told AFP…

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Student Detained Over Jonathan’s Parody Twitter Account Recounts Ordeal

Olusola Babatunde, a final year Oyo University student has narrated his ordeal after he was detained by the police for 82 days for creating a parody account of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Recall that news of the social media influencer’s arrest flooded the internet a month ago with many begging for his release. However, he was eventually let…

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LASG Vows Justice For Families Of FAAN Employees Involved In Truck Accident

The Lagos State Government has ensured the families of late Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) employees – Chidinma Ajoku and Chima Nnaekpe – who were involved in an accident weeks ago, that justice will be served for their untimely deaths. Recall that a truck conveying a 20-feet container had crush them both when it fell on a commercial bus,…

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Nigerians React As Buhari’s Aide Describes #RevolutionNow Protests As “Irritating”

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has been criticized for justifying the clampdown of #RevolutionNow protesters by security agents across the nation on Wednesday. Adesina, who appeared on Channels Television Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday, said the protest were just an irritation & a distraction. He also stated that if the arrests…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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Police Arrest Seven Suspects In Connection To The Murder Of Khafi’s Brother

The UK Police has announced that seven people have been arrested in connection to the murder of BBNaija star Khafi’s brother, Alexander Kareem. Recall that the 20-year-old was shot close to his family house in Shepherd’s Bush, West London on June 8. Reports had claimed that he walking back home from a convenience store when he was shot in a case of mistaken…

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