Tag Archives: Arrest

Tems Calls Out Ugandan Singer Bebe Cool For Facilitating Her Controversial Arrest

Tems amidst a plethora of expletives have accused Ugandan artiste Bebe Cool of getting her and fellow rising music star Omah Lay arrested by the police for flouting the East African country’s COVID-19 guidelines. “@BebeCoolUG You called the police on us. YOU got us arrested,” the ‘Try Me’ singer whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, began…

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Omah Lay And Tems Finally Open Up About Their Controversial Arrest In Uganda

After returning to Lagos, Omah Lay and Tems on Friday shared their version of events regarding their widely-published arrest in Uganda. Recall that the fast-rising Nigerian singers were arrested on Sunday, December 13, and consequently charged to court for performing at an “authorised concert” and disobeying COVID-19 protocols in the East African country. Taking to Twitter to recount…

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Omah Lay, Tems Released From Detention After Flouting Uganda’s COVID-19 Guidelines

Nigerian singers Omah Lay and Tems, who flouted Uganda’s COVID-19 precautions have been released after being detained for almost three days in the East African country. A release order dated December 15, showed that the charges against both artists had been withdrawn and therefore, they should be released forthwith “unless held on other charges.”   They’ve been released……

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Nigerians Call For The Release Of Omah Lay, Tems From Detention In Uganda

Nigerian have come together to campaign for the release of singers Omah Lay and Tems following news they have been remanded in prisons for flouting COVID-19 precautions in Uganda. Recall that on Sunday, the fast-rising stars were arrested together with their managers for holding an illegal concert at Ddungu resort in Munyonyo, which drew a huge crowd despite President Yoweri…

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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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