Tag Archives: Nigerians

22 Nigerians, one Ghanaian arrested for cyber-crime

The police have arrested 22 Nigerians for allegedly engaging in cyber-crime. According to the police a Ghanaian taxi driver, believed to be an accomplice, was also arrested. They were nabbed at their hideout at Oyarifa in Accra. The Police told Citi News that they are processing the suspects for court and will ensure that they are repatriated in coming days. ...

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Three Nigerians arrested for smuggling mercury into Ghana

Three Nigeria nationals were arrested last Friday at the Customs Check Point in Dabala for smuggling two vessels suspected of containing mercury into Ghana. The trio; Musah Ibrahim, aged 44, Munkaila Yakubu, aged 53 and Hassan Gibril, aged 52, admitted they owned the items but were unable to show Customs officials any documents covering the importation of the elements. The ...

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2 Nigerians arrested for selling ‘dangerous’ drugs at Ashaiman

The Ashaiman District Police Command has arrested two Nigerians for dealing in what they believe to be harmful drugs without a license. According to a release by the Tema Regional Police Command, the two Nigerians, Ali Haruna, 48, and Ali Mubanoo, 50, were arrested at different locations upon a tip-off from an informant. The two were arrested at Old Tulaku, ...

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26 suspected Nigerian fraudsters arrested at Madina

The Madina Divisional Police Command has arrested about 26 Nigerians suspected to be fraudsters. The suspects are aged between 19 and 36. They were arrested in a swoop carried out by the police at Ashaley Botwe on Friday. According to the police, they seized 36 laptops, 26 mobile phones and a number pen drives in the exercise. According to the ...

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Two Nigerians remanded over human trafficking

Two Nigerians, who have been accused of recruiting girls between the ages of 17 and 20, from Nigeria to Ghana, and engaging them in prostitution, have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. They are Joy John, a beautician, and Sandra Sunday, a hair stylist. Joy has been charged with human trafficking, while Sandra is facing a charge of abetment of ...

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Nigerian twin explosions ‘kill dozens’ in Jos

Dozens of people have been killed in two explosions near a crowded market in the volatile central Nigerian city of Jos, witnesses say. A local journalist reported at least 40 bodies in a hospital in Jos, with more being brought in. Tension is rising in the area, with youths blocking some roads. Jos has seen several deadly clashes between Christian ...

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