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Two FSARS operatives, civilian accomplice arrested in Lagos for extortion and intimidation of citizens

Lagos State Police Command have arrested two operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) Inspector Sale James, Inspector Monday Uchiola and their civilian accomplice Okechukwu Ogbonna, for acts of professional misconduct including extortion and intimidation of innocent citizens. Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday, October 4, said…

10 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Oyo (photo)

No fewer than ten suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the antigraft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects who were identified as Isaac Ogundayo; David Ayodele; Etiowe Kelvin; Seun Afolabi; Saheed Olalekan; Oluwatobi Damilola; Sukanmi Odofin; Ademola Okunola; Joseph Damilare…

Graphic: Okada man reportedly forced into a bush in Abia and brutally hacked by two men in military uniform

Two unknown men in military uniform reportedly unleashed a vicious attack on a commercial motorcyclist in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.  According to a report posted by an eyewitness on Facebook on Tuesday, September 29, the incident happened last Friday. It was gathered that the Okada rider picked the uniformed men at Leru junction, Umuchieze,…

Soldier dismissed and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for defiling 13-year-old girl

The Seven Division of General Court Martial of Operation Lafiya Dole has dismissed and sentenced a corporal to five years imprisonment for assaulting and defiling a 13-year-old girl. Aliyu Yakubu was said to have committed the offence on July 1, 2018 while serving in 202 Battalion in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. He was accused of having carnal…

Alleged human trafficking kingpin arrested in Lagos after 5 year manhunt

An alleged human trafficking kingpin, Muritala Sanni, has been arrested in Lagos after a five year manhunt. A non-governmental organisation, Kick against Human Trafficking and Human Rights Abuse Foundation facilitated the arrest and handover to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for prosecution (NAPTIP)It was gathered that Sanni was arrested last Wednesday, September 23,…

Suspected cultists arrested for allegedly shooting 16-year-old boy while mourning dead colleague in Ogun

Eight suspected members of a dreaded cult group, Black Axe (Aiye), were arrested in Ogun State for allegedly shooting a teenager during a procession in honour of their departed colleague. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the development on Sunday, September 27, said the cultists were arrested following a report lodged at…

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