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Man Rapes Church Member after Her Birthday Party


Punch reports that the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old man, identified only as Damilola, for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman on Omole Estate, in the Ojodu area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim, Favour (pseudonym) and Damilola were members of a parish of the ...

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Man Rapes Seven-Year-Old in Search of Missing Voucher


Punch reports that a trader at a market on 23 Road, FESTAC  Town, Lagos, Ikechukwu Alu, has been arrested by the police for the alleged abduction and rape of a seven-year-old girl, Victoria. It was learnt that the victim had been sent on an errand  to buy a voucher (recharge ...

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Why I Starved, Chained My Son – Pastor Francis

Child abuse

Punch reports that Francis Taiwo, a Celestial Church of Christ pastor who starved and kept his nine-year-old son in chains for months, has been arrested. The 40-year-old pastor was apprehended by the police from the Onipanu division on Sunday at his church – CCC, Key of Joy Parish – in ...

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Why Family Fed Day-Old Baby To Dog


A family of five has been arrested by the police in Katsina state for allegedly feeding a day old baby boy to a dog as meal. It was gathered that the incident happened at Saika village in the Batsari Local Government Area of the state. The police gave the names ...

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Behold, Federal Cattle Territory, FCT!

Herdsmen menace

In mid-April, 2016, soldiers of the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army arrested 92 Fulani herdsmen in Abuja. The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the brigade, Captain Bashir Jajira, after the arrest, had revealed that 36 of the suspects were arrested at a military checkpoint between the Federal Capital ...

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Police Arrest Col. Samaila Inusa Murderers’ Kingpin in Kaduna


Punch reports that the police have arrested one Aloysius Ebiniko, said to be the kingpin of the armed gang that abducted and murdered Col. Samaila Inusa on March 27, 2016 in Kaduna, Kaduna State. The police said Ebiniko’s arrest was made possible by credible technical intelligence employed by the Force ...

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Man Rapes, Impregnates 15-Year-Old Daughter in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man, Ike Iwuanyanwu, for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter, Priscilla (pseudonym) at Ajao Estate, in the Isolo area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that Iwuanyanwu, who was a company driver living on Anuoluwapo Street in the estate, was arrested ...

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EFCC Arrests Ex-Customs Boss, Dikko, for N40bn Fraud


A former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for allegedly diverting N40bn from the coffers of the NCS. Dikko, it was learnt, had been on the radar of the EFCC for several months but his whereabouts had ...

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Fake Military Officer Flogs Policewoman in Lagos Traffic


Punch reports that a 34-year-old man, Lucky Onofua, has been arrested in the Egbeda area of Lagos State after he allegedly posed as a Squadron Leader of the Nigerian Air Force and beat up a policewoman, who was controlling traffic. Our correspondent gathered that Onofua allegedly beat up the female ...

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Woman Tortures Five-Year-Old Stepdaughter for Bed-Wetting

child abuse

The police in Ogun State have arrested a hairdresser, Kudirat Oyediran, for allegedly inflicting injuries on her stepdaughter, Rachael Oyediran. It was learnt that 32-year-old Kudirat allegedly tortured the five-year-old for bed-wetting and disobedience. Kudirat and Rachael live in Okeore, Atan Ota, in the Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of ...

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