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Police Avert Kidnap Attempt On Lagos Businessman

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The Lagos State Police Command has averted an attempt to kidnap a Lagos businessman, Oseni Agbamu Omolewa by a member of kidnapping syndicate in the metropolis.
Detectives attached to Lion Building Police Division of the command arrested a suspected member of the syndicate, which specialized in threatening members of the public with text messages of kidnap, with the aim of extorting them.

Luck, according to the Police, ran out on the suspect identified as Abiodun Joshua, after he demanded N37 million from one of his targets, Oseni Agbamu Omolewa, to prevent her from being kidnapped.
Explaining how the suspect was arrested, spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of police (SP) said: “On October 1, 2016, around 11:20p.m., a woman identified as Oseni Agbamu Omolewa, who resides at Igbosere Road, Lagos Island reported at Lion Building Division that she had been receiving telephone calls from someone who claimed to be a kidnapper.
She said that the caller told her to deposit N37million into an account number to prevent them from kidnapping her and her children.“Immediately the division received the complaint, it began investigation into the matter, which resulted in the arrest of Abiodun Joshua, in far away Kano on October 10, 2016.

“During interrogation, the suspect, who is an indigene of Osun State, confessed to the crime. Investigation is ongoing for possible arrest of his accomplices,” she said.

Source: Guardian

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D’banj backs #EndSARS protesters, says “I know what it means to lose a child”

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Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), better known by his stage name D’banj has said he stands in solidarity with Nigerian youths who are condemning police brutality and raising awareness about the extrajudicial killings carried out by SARS operatives in Nigeria.

The singer who lost his son two years ago said he understands the pain of losing one’s child so he can relate to the pains Nigerians feel about the death of young Nigerians.

He wrote:

I know what it means to be in pain, to lose a child and a loved one, so I know the pain my brothers and sisters are going through and my heart is heavy

I pray God grants us the healing and restoration we so deeply need in our country and that our lights can once again shine
As a Nigerian youth,I try my best to never give up especially when it seems the hardest, so I urge you to do the same.

I stand in solidarity with the Nigerian youth. I stand for restructuring of the Nation system
On that note,we move, we never give up,till we get to the top of the world!
ABUJA ;pls where is the location for the ?? #ReformtheNation #EndSars

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Suspected hoodlums set cars ablaze after clashing with Abuja #EndSARS protesters

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Suspected hoodlums attacked EndSARS protesters and set some vehicles on fire at Kabusa Junction in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja today October 19.

According to a Nigerian man who recorded the video posted online, the cars destroyed belong to car dealers who have showrooms in Apo.

The thugs reportedly stormed the area riding on motorcycles and armed with machetes and other weapons. They attacked the protesters and reportedly went on to set fire to the cars owned by the car dealers.

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Davido Celebrates Son, Ifeanyi Jr As He Clocks One Year Old

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Nigerian singer, David Adeleke best known as Davido is marking his son’s first birthday, Ifeanyi Adeleke Jr. today October 20, 2020.

The singer who had the child a year ago with his fiancee, Chioma Rowland took to social media this morning to shower praises on his son as he blessed the day he came into the world.

Davido and his son, ifeanyi

Davido wrote on Twitter, “Happy birthday to my beloved son DAVID IFEANYI ADEDEJI ADELEKE Jr !!! Today a king was born!! Prince!! May you become more than me in Jesus name! LOVE YOU SON Red heart.”

This is coming amidst the #EndSARs protest, one in which the singer is actively involved in.

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