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Prince Kpokpogri allegedly arrested and detained by the police

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Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri has allegedly been arrested and detained by the police.

The actress friend and colleague, Doris Ogala hinted on the arrest via an Instagram post she shared. Though she never mentioned names, she however said he will be “sleeping with mosquito” till Wednesday October 20.

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663 people arrested as NDLEA raids Notorious drug joints in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has intercepted various drugs with cumulative weight of more than 153, 256.876 kilograms within the last one week.

The agency also disclosed that it arrested 663 suspects in various states within the same period.

NDLEA made this known in a statement by its Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja.

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Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state.



Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects were arrested following a report received from a resident that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000:00), otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped.

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Navy arrests 22 Thai nationals for allegedly smuggling 32.9kg cocaine from Brazil into Nigeria

Navy arrests 22 Thai nationals for allegedly smuggling 32.9kg cocaine from Brazil into Nigeria

The Nigerian Navy has arrested 22 Thai nationals for allegedly trafficking 32.9kg of cocaine from Brazil to Nigeria.

The seafarers were arrested on-board MV CHAYANEE NAREE, by the joint team following an intelligence report it got from the UK Border Force.

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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

A 28-year-old Nigerian national identified simply as George has been arrested for peddling drugs in Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking during a press briefing at immigration HQ in Suan Phlu, Bangkok on Friday, October 8, the immigration chief said that Region 1 officers were told by an informant that a black man was dealing drugs in the downtown area.

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Police nab 3 Suspected gun runners with over 500 ammunition in Niger

The Niger State Police Command has arrested three suspected gun runners in Niger State. Two suspects, 32-year-old Muhammadu Bello and 30-year-old Nura Umar, were intercepted by the Police Safer Highway patrol team along the Makera-Mokwa road, and the third suspect, 25-year-old Habib Sani, was arrested at Swashi village.

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Police kill bandit during gun duel, rescue six kidnap victims in Kaduna

Police kill bandit during gun duel, rescue six kidnap victims in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have neutralised one bandit in Fatika District of Giwa Local Council in the state. The command also arrested three kidnappers in Lere Local Council and rescued six victims, while recovering dangerous weapons from the suspects.

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Two suspected police impersonators arrested for robbery and extortion in Kaduna

Two suspected police impersonators arrested for robbery and extortion in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspected police impersonators for robbery, illegal arrest and extortion.



Spokesperson of the command, ASP Muhammad Jalige, in a statement on Thursday, October 7, said three sets of police uniform were recovered from the suspects.

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UNIBEN senior lecturer arrested by school security after he was accused of raping a female student in his office

A University of Benin lecturer was arrested by the school’s security guards after he was accused of raping a female student and locking her up in his office for hours.

It was alleged that Dr Bode Ekundayo, a lecturer in the English and Literature department, locked up the student in his office when she visited to register for her final year project on October 5, 2021.

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Kidnappers’ middleman arrested in Enugu

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Enugu have arrested a man who has confessed to being a member of a Lagos-based kidnap gang.



Three ATM cards, two mobile phones, a wrap of substance suspected to be cannabis and an improvised pistol hidden under other contents in a mini-bag, among other things, were recovered from the suspect who has been identified as Oguchi Oguamanam.

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