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NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on May 18, 2014

NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on May 18, 2014

Ogwuche, fleeing Nyanya bomber arrested in Sudan

Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, one of the two suspects declared wanted on Monday by the State Security Service in connection with the 14 April bomb attack at a bus station in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja has been arrested in Sudan. Mike Omeri, the Director General of National Orientation Agency, NOA announced the arrest o...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 15, 2014

5 Suspects arrested over Abuja bombings

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The State Security Service (SSS) also known as Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday paraded five suspects arrested in relation to the 14 April bombing of El-Rufai Motor Park, Nyanya, which resulted in the death of 74 people, leaving scores of others injured. Another bomb blast o...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Ritualist arrested with human parts, N4m

Jethro Ibileke/Benin A suspected ritual killer who specialises in selling human parts has been arrested by security operatives in Benin City, the Edo State capital, southern Nigeria. The man, whose identity is yet to be revealed, was allegedly arrested at the Upper Sokponba road area of Benin with cut to size...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

Three Bosnian Croats arrested for wartime rape

Three Bosnian Croats, suspected to have raped Serb women at the beginning of the 1992-95 inter-ethnic war in Bosnia, were arrested today, war crime prosecutors said. The suspects, members of the Bosnian Croat armed forces during the war, were arrested in the northeastern region of Odzak, the prosecutor’...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

An Arab, 110 suspects arrested in multiple raids

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta One hundred and ten suspects have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command after multiple raids of black spots across the State. An Arab was also arrested in Ibafo after the police responded to a distress call by occupants of a house robbed. The raids were carried out in Sagamu,...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2014

Police officer caught on video beating a woman arrested

Frank Mba: drunken officer arrested A police officer caught on video beating a civilian woman in Lagos state has been arrested after an investigation by the Lagos State Command. In a statement released by Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, on his website, www.frankmba.com, he affirmed that the off...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 20, 2014

South Korea ferry disaster captain ‘arrested’

South Korea: captain of the South Korean ferry arrested The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, was arrested early Saturday, Yonhap news agency reported. Lee Joon-Seok faces five charges, including negligence of duty and violation of ...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2014

Nigerian police free man arrested for tweeting jail break pictures

Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi, has been released after he was arrested for tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break at the headquarters of the intelligence agency in Abuja. Onimisi who works for a national electricity firm, was arrested and held incommunicado for at least 11 days after tweetin...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2014

SSS Jail break: Nigerian arrested for tweeting attack pictures

Amnesty International urged the Nigerian security forces Friday to disclose the whereabouts of a man who was arrested after tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break at the headquarters of the intelligence agency. “Nigerian security forces should immediately disclose the whereabouts and legal status ...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2014

Man, 61, arrested for cocaine smuggling

The NDLEA has arrested a 61-year-old man, Prince Ifeanyichukwu, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport for attempting to smuggle cocaine to Istanbul, Turkey. A statement issued by the agency on Thursday in Lagos, said that a powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine was found inside the suspec...

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Posted on Apr 3, 2014

118 Hoodlums Arrested In Early Morning Raid

Kazeem Ugbodaga At least 118 suspected hoodlums have been arrested in Oshodi area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. They were picked up early Wednesday. Officials of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, armed with guns and a Black Maria stormed Oshodi around 1.00 a.m....

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Posted on Apr 2, 2014

Britons arrested for crude oil theft innocent, says employer

Britons arrested for crude oil theft innocent, says employer is a post from: P.M. NEWS Nigeria The employer of the two British nationals arrested for an alleged plot to steal oil from a pipeline in Nigeria said they are “totally innocent” and should be released immediately. Maritime security compa...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2014

Niger: Student activist and CDHR Chair, arrested by IBB University

By Citizens Platform  The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has accused the authorities of  Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University Lapai-Niger State of arresting Comrade Oladipupo Munirudeen , the Chairman Niger State Branch. National Vice President OF CDHR ,Comrade Taiwo Otitolaye said in a s...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 19, 2013

Jigawa Governor’s Sons Arrested For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Mustapha and Aminu Lamido, sons of the Jigawa state Governor, on Thursday night. The Governor’s sons were reportedly arrested for alleged money laundering and flown to Abuja for questioning. A sum of N10 billion was allegedly transferred from ...

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Posted on Nov 15, 2013

Governor Sule Lamido’s children arrested by the EFCC

by Citizens Platform Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido Two children of  Governor Sule  Lamido of Jigawa State have been arrested and taken into custody by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC early hours of Friday. Recall that one of the sons to the Jigawa State Governor, Aminu Sule Lamido was ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 15, 2013

40 suspected oil thieves arrested, AK47 rifles, rounds of 7.62mm ammunition recovered by JTF

by Citizens Platform Operation Pulo Shield, of the Joint Task Force (JTF), has apprehended three-man gang of sea robbers along Twene in Torah community, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State,  Media Coordinator, JTF, Lt. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said Thursday. Nwachukwu said the patrol troops apprehended...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Ngige Can’t Be Arrested, APC Tells APGA

The All Progressive Congress, APC, says its governorship candidate in this month’s election in Amabra State, Dr. Chris Ngige, cannot be arrested as being championed by the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA. National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh, had called for the arrest of Ngige in the aftermath ...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Rapper DMX Arrested On Driving Charges at South Carolina Airport

Rapper DMX, also known as Earl Simmons, was arrested outside a South Carolina airport on Monday for driving with a suspended license, without a vehicle tag and insurance, according to the Spartanburg County Detention Center. Airport police familiar with Simmons and his lengthy arrest history stopped the rappe...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

21 suspects arrested, 34,648 kg of cannabis seized in Bayelsa

  By Citizens Platform   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Bayelsa State command says it arrested 21 suspects and seized a total of 34.648.6 kilograms of Indian hemp in October, 2013. The state commander of the agency, Mr. Frank Hanacho, who addressed newsmen after parading some suspects,...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Man Who Kidnapped Son Arrested By DSS

A 48-year-old man suspected of masterminding the kidnap of his 9-year old son in Badagry area of Lagos, has been arrested by the Lagos state command of the Department of State Services (DSS). The Director, Lagos State Command of the DSS, Mr. Victor Achu, told journalists that the suspect, Adeyinka Adebayo, ac...

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Posted on Oct 29, 2013

Nigerian medical doctor arrested for raping patient

The Police Command in the central Nigerian state of Benue has confirmed the arrest of a medical doctor, who allegedly raped a patient. The Spokesman of the command, DSP. Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the arrest of the medical practitioner in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Makurdi...

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Posted on Oct 25, 2013

Nigerian medical doctor arrested for raping patient

The Police Command in the central Nigerian state of Benue has confirmed the arrest of a medical doctor, who allegedly raped a patient. The Spokesman of the command, DSP. Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the arrest of the medical practitioner in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Makurdi...

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Posted on Oct 25, 2013

Melaye, Others Arrested For Staging Protest Over Armoured Cars Purchase

A group of anti-corruption campaigners led by a former lawmaker, Dino Melaye today stormed the federal secretariat in Abuja demanding the removal of the embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah. The decision to organise the protest was borne out of the news of the purchase of two armoured cars worth about...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2013

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