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Soludo Declares Curfew in 8 LGAs

Anambra State Government has imposed a curfew on eight local government areas to take effect on Friday, 27th May. Governor Chukwuma Soludo, who announced the directive in a statewide broadcast, said the curfew, which begins from 6pm to 6am, will remain till further notice. According to the Governor, the curfew affects motorcycles, tricycles and shuttle […]Continue Reading
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FG to Improve Campaign on Whistle Blower Policy

Federal government says it will step up sensitisation on the whistle blower for effective participation of all Nigerians. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Dr Zainab Ahmed stated this at the fourth zonal conference on whistle blower policy in Nigeria for the North East zone in Maiduguri.  Represented by the Director Presidential Initiative of […]Continue Reading
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Car Kills Teen in Osogbo

A fourteen year old male student of Salvation Army Secondary School, Osogbo was this morning killed by a moving car in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The incident happened beside Ebunoluwa School along the Dele Yessir corridor of the Onababaona expressway, Osogbo. The boy, named David Oyagbile was hit by the car and thrown off the […]Continue Reading
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Parish Priest, 3 Others Kidnapped in Katsina

Bandits, in the early hours of Wednesday, attacked Mai Kanbu Catholic Church Parish in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State and kidnapped the Parish Priest and three other persons from the parish. According to a reliable source, the assailants who were in large number sneaked into the parish quietly before they began to shoot […]Continue Reading
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EFCC Storms Okorocha’s  Residence

Some personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have stormed the Abuja residence of the former Imo State Governor and All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Rochas Okorocha. Details of their mission were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report, but one of the former governor’s aides confirmed this to our correspondent. […]Continue Reading
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Police Arrest Trader, Gateman for Ritual Killing

A trader and his gate-man have been arrested by police operatives in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State for allegedly killing a 4-year-old boy for rituals. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abiodun Wasiu,  in Minna confirmed that the two suspects were arrested in connection with the incident and investigations had commenced. Abiodun Continue Reading
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Ex-convict Returns To Nigeria With 4.56kg Of Cocaine

An ex-convict, Okechukwu Francis Amaechi, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Port Harcourt International Airport for importing cocaine. The agency in a statement issued on Sunday said Okechukwu finished serving a drug trafficking prison sentence in Brazil in March 2022. Okechukwu was caught with 4.56kg crack concealed in lawnmower […]Continue Reading
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Ondo Amotekun Arrests 4,000 Suspected Criminals

Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps, at the weekend said it has arrested more than 4,000 suspected criminals across the 18 local government areas of the state in the last five months. The agency said the suspects involved in various criminal activities, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, human trafficking, illegal possession […]Continue Reading
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Soludo Condemns Lawmaker’s Murder,Offers N10m Reward for Useful Tips

Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has condemned the murder of the lawmaker representing Aguata II Constituency at the state House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye. Okoye and his aide, Cyril Chiegboka, were kidnapped while returning from a function last Sunday. In a statement on Saturday night, the governor’s media aide, Christian Aburime, described as “heartless” Continue Reading
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Herbalist, Husband in Paternity Row

A messy paternity row has broken out between a man and a herbalist who confessed to having impregnated the man’s wife said to be his customer in Owode-Obafemi Local Government Area of Ogun State. The distraught husband, Sikiru Olaleye does not now only have to grapple with the fact that his wife and the herbalist […]Continue Reading
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Man in Police Net for Trafficking wife

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 36-year-old man, Kingsley Essien, for allegedly trafficking his wife to Mali for prostitution and selling her two-year-old son for N600,000. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Thursday, said the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at the […]Continue Reading
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AGF Ahmed Idris Suspended over N80bn Scandal

Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed has suspended the embattled Accountant General of the Federation Ahmed Idris. The suspension letter marked HMFBNP/AGF/SUSPENSION/5/2022 and dated 18th May, 2022 said the suspension became necessary “to allow for proper and unhindered investigation in to the serious allegations in line with Public Service Continue Reading
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Police Parade Suspected Murderers in Ibadan

The long arm of the law has caught up with a suspected murderer of a 25 years old Barakat at Jibola Afonja in Oyo town, Tiamiyu Abass. The suspected murderer was paraded alongside thirty other suspected criminals who were arrested for various offences by the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State,  Mrs Ngozi Onadeko.  Confessing, Abass […]Continue Reading
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Police Nab Suspected Kidnappers

Police Command in Anambra State has arrested two suspected kidnappers, rescued their victim and recovered their operational vehicle in Ogbunka, Orumba South Local Government Area of the state. The victim, identified as Ijideofor Attama, from Enugu State, was kidnapped on Saturday about 10 pm along the Nnewi road while driving in his Rava 4 Jeep. […]Continue Reading