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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 […]

The Ebonyi State Police Command said it has recovered some Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) following the discovery of what it described as the biggest bomb factory in the South-East belonging to the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The police said the recovered IEDs are capable of causing colossal damage to buildings and eradicating any living […]

Unidentified gunmen early Friday morning, attacked a mosque in Ughelli, Delta state, leaving 11 worshippers injured. A resident who spoke to newsmen said the attack took place at about 6.47 am when some Muslim faithful were holding their morning prayers at the Central mosque, located along Okoroda street in Ughelli. The resident who gave his […]

Angered by rising political violence in Borno State in recent times especially during last month’s attack on the PDP presidential campaign convoy in Maiduguri, the state governor, Professor Babagana Zulum has ordered the Nigerian Police Force and the DSS to arrest the culprits irrespective of their political party affiliations. Zulum, in a statement issued on […]

Dr Femi Olaleye, the Managing Director of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional facility pending the fulfillment of his bail conditions. Mr Olaleye, is facing a two-count charge of defilement and sexual assault by penetration of his wife’s 16-year-old niece. He was arraigned by the Lagos state government on Wednesday […]

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