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The Anambra State Police command has rescued nine girls, aged between 15 and 25 years, being used as sex slaves in a hotel in Awka and arrested the proprietor of the hotel. The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga said the action of the police followed information received from Anambra State Ministry […]

The Gombe State Police Command paraded no fewer than 21 suspects over alleged burglary, possession of weapons and criminal conspiracy. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Oqua Etim, expressed the resolve to continue to partner with residents, towards reducing crime in the state. Etim, who was represented by the Public […]

No fewer than ten students have been kidnapped by bandits in the Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed this in a statement on Monday, where he revealed that the students were from the government secondary school Awon (day secondary school). The Commissioner […]

A former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife Beatrice and their doctor have been convicted of organ trafficking, in the first verdict of its kind under the Modern Slavery Act. Ekweremadu, 60; his wife, Beatrice, 56; and Dr Obinna Obeta, 51, were found guilty of facilitating the travel of a young man to Britain […]

The Imo State Police Command has summoned the Former Governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha; his deputy, Gerald Irona, and spokesman for Coalition of United Political Parties and House of Reps-elect for Ideato North and South Federal Constituency, Ikenga Ugochinyere-Imo for alleged murder, kidnapping and arson. The invitation letter dated March 13th, 2023, with the […]

The Edo State Police Command has arrested four armed robbery suspects who allegedly broke into the house of a woman in Benin City, the state capital, through the ceiling around 2 a.m. on February 14. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Chidi Nwabuze, disclosed this to journalists during a briefing on Tuesday in Benin. […]

Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, yesterday, visited Jennifer Efedi, the lady that was brutalised by suspected thugs while waiting to vote at Nuru/Oniwo Ward, Polling Unit 065, in Surulere, Lagos during the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, February 25. The former Anambra governor, who polled over 12 million votes according to […]

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, has been arrested by the police for allegedly being involved in the killing of three individuals. Doguwa who represents Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency of Kano State, is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Police authorities confirmed the arrest on Wednesday, stating […]

A mother of five has been arrested by the operatives of Anambra State Police Command for allegedly conspiring with others still at large to dupe single ladies of their hard-earned money through phony marriage proposals. The suspect, Mrs Akunna Roseline Udom, was said to be a member of a notorious 3-man gang with whom she […]

The Abia State Police Command has busted a  syndicate involved in the stealing and selling of stolen babies in Aba. Already, the police have arrested  three members of the syndicate,  and rescued  three babies, who were about being sold. The syndicate, had operated  unnoticed for several years within People’s Road axis of Ogbor Hill, Aba North […]

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