Articles Posted in the " Arrested " Category



  • FIRS Director arrested for tax fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Abumere Joseph Osagie, deputy director, regional tax office, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, in a case of abuse of office and bribery. The suspect was picked following a complaint about his attempt to extort a university proprietor N5 million. Osagie and Jamila Ojora had on January […] Post from PM News


  • Woman allegedly drugs lover, steals his $1.5m

    Paul Iyoghojie The Police at Ikoyi division, Ikoyi, Lagos, western Nigeria, have arrested a 46-year-old woman, Pearl Victoria Alaegbu, for allegedly conniving with a guard to rob her lover, Prince Hillary Unachukwu of his $1.5m (equivalent to N295.5m). Police alleged that the incident occurred on 13 December, 2015 at Ojora Road, Ikoyi, Lagos when the […] Post from PM News


  • 40 landlords arrested for violating environmental laws

    The Ebonyi Government says it has arrested and prosecuted 40 landlords for violating the state’s environmental law. The state Commissioner for Environment, Chief Ogodoli Nnome, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abakaliki. Nnome said the landlords were arrested at the Nkaliki area of Abakaliki, for failure […] Post from PM News


  • Lawyers’ son Arrested over N100k fraud

    Cyriacus Izuekwe A 38-year-old son of a senior legal practitioner, Adeniyi Oriade, has been arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrates’ court where he was remanded in prison custody for his alleged involvement in fraud in Lagos State, western Nigeria. Oriade allegedly defrauded Dozie Hogan to the tune of N100,000 under the false pretence of securing […] Post from PM News


  • APC wins all Chairman positions in Niger LG councils poll

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger has won all the 24 Local Government Areas Chairmanship positions in the election conducted on Saturday in the state. Chairman of the state Independent Electoral Commission, Alhaji Mohammad Abubakar, made the announcement on Sunday in Minna. He said that the APC won a clear majority of the votes […] Post from PM News