Category: Metro
    Police nabs motorcycles thieves in Jigawa
    Police in Jigawa State have burst a syndicate of specialized motorcycle thieves in Dutse local government area. Spokesman of the state command, SP Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the arrest to CandyNews. He said the suspects were apprehended On...
    By utaka1596 July 1, 2020 1875
    Police exhumes four dead bodies from septic tank, arrests suspect in Rivers
    Police in Rivers State has arrested one Anthony Ndubuisi, a notorious kidnapper and serial killer. The police also confirmed the recovery of four decomposed bodies buried in a septic tank in the compound of the kidnapper. The arrest was made...
    By utaka1596 July 1, 2020 1630
    Cross River: One injured as suspected thugs invade water board to snatch chairman’s vehicle
    Some persons suspected to be armed thugs invaded the Water Board promises in Calabar Municipality in Cross River State on Monday morning in a clear attempt to snatch the official Hilux vehicle of the Chairman of the water board, Godwin Igile....
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1421
    19 year old UNILORIN student jailed for fraud
    A 19-year-old chemistry student of the University of Ilorin, Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, on Tuesday, bagged a nine-month jail-term for defrauding three students seeking hostel accommodation. The charge sheet brought against convicted Oluwatobi by...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1617
    ‘I studied law, but didn’t graduate’ – Suspected fake lawyer confesses in Ogun
    A man allegedly parading himself as a lawyer has been arrested by the police in Ogun State on Tuesday. The suspected fake lawyer, Elijah Ayodeji Ojo, was said to have confessed to the police that he only attended the university, but he did not...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1462
    Yobe: Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover weapons, others
    The Police in Yobe State have nabbed two suspected armed robber in a recent encounter with the criminals in Gaidam Local Government Area. The arrested duo; Garba Sale of Nguru Local Government and Shehu Usman of Gaidam Local Government were...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1200
    Police arrest 7 suspected kidnappers, 20 armed robbers, others terrorising Oyo residents [PHOTOS]
    The Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday said it has arrested no fewer than seven persons over their involvement in various kidnapping cases in the state. Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, made this declaration while...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1558
    20-year-old man in police net over alleged rape of minor in Bayelsa
    A 20-year-old man identified as Benjamin Wariebi, has been arrested by operatives of the ‘A’ Division of the Bayelsa State Police Command, over the alleged rape of an 11-year-old minor in Bebelebiri II community of Yenagoa, the state capital....
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1481
    Man allegedly poisons 18-year-old girlfriend to death in Benue
    An Upper Area Court in Makurdi, Benue State on Tuesday, tried a 22-year-old businessman, Mtagher Kena, who allegedly murdered his 18-year-old girlfriend. Kena, a resident of Akpehe village, Makurdi, is charged with culpable homicide, punishable...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 1320
    Police arrest Warri Chief, Johnson Atseleghe over alleged kidnapping, murder in Edo
    The Edo State Police Command has confirmed that it arrested the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Johnson Atseleghe for alleged kidnapping and murder. The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nwabuzor Chidi confirmed the arrest of the...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 2051
    COVID-19: Tension in Osun, as deceased’s brother destroys hospital equipment [PHOTOS]
    There was pandemonium at the Muslim Hospital, Ede, Osun State, over the weekend, when a suspected COVID-19 patient, Mutiu Olawuyi, who is said to be working with the Osun State Ministry of Health died in the hospital. His younger brother, Ayo...
    By utaka1596 June 30, 2020 3023
    Herbalist, two suspected armed robbers arrested by SARS in Ogun
    The Ogun State Police command has confirmed the arrest of three members of an armed robbery syndicate. Police said the suspect were those who had earlier escaped arrest when operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) stormed their hideout...
    By utaka1596 June 29, 2020 1838
    Police arrest woman going to bury aborted baby Anambra
    Police in Anambra State have arrested a 24-year-old woman on her way to bury a foetus aborted from her uterus. The Police Public Relations Officer for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed in a statement, said the...
    By utaka1596 June 29, 2020 1602
    Police arraign 25-year-old man over alleged robbery
    The police on Monday arraigned a 25-year-old man, Ogunleye Olarewaju, at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged robbery. The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of robbery. The prosecutor, Insp. Caleb...
    By utaka1596 June 29, 2020 1679
    Ondo missing child: DSS tore my statement three times – Witness tells court
    The ongoing trial of the founder of the Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa resumed on Monday at the Ondo State High Court in the continuation of the defence opened by the prophet and the six other defendants. During the trial,...
    By utaka1596 June 29, 2020 1443
    Gunmen kidnap nine travellers in Ondo
    Nine travellers were on Friday evening abducted in Ondo State by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. The passengers who were aboard a Toyota Sienna space bus were in transit through the state when the incident occurred. CandyNews learnt that the...
    By utaka1596 June 27, 2020 4277
    NDLEA arrests 327 suspects, seize 660.15kg of hard drugs in Jigawa
    The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 327 suspects in possession of 660.15kg of exhibits in Jigawa State. Spokesman of the Jigawa state command Garba Abubakar Alhaji disclosed this in a statement issued to CandyNews...
    By utaka1596 June 26, 2020 1573
    NDLEA seizes 2,767kg of hard drugs, arrests 336 suspects in Yobe
    The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Yobe State Command said in its effort to address drug abuse and trafficking, it has confiscated 2,767 kilogrammes of hard drugs from 2017 to date. The NDLEA Yobe State Commander, Mr. Apeh...
    By utaka1596 June 26, 2020 1292
    ‘Thunder Strike’ foils attempted Kidnap of passengers along Abuja-Kaduna expressway
    Troops of Operation THUNDER STRIKE under the auspices of the ongoing Operation ACCORD, on Friday, foiled an attempted kidnap of passengers along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway by armed bandits In a statement on Friday by Coordinator Defence Media...
    By utaka1596 June 26, 2020 1321
    BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap nine travellers in Ondo
    Nine travellers were on Friday evening abducted in Ondo State by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. The passengers who were aboard a Toyota Sienna space bus were in transit through the state when the incident occurred. CandyNews learnt that the...
    By utaka1596 June 26, 2020 1298
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