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Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

By Emeka Okafor  -  Correspondent, Umuahia   Twenty–two suspects, including two robbery suspects, Ochieze Friday, 25, and Munachi Lemechi, 19, who allegedly ordered their victims to lie down on the…

Five traders die in Ekiti road crash

By Yaqoub Popoola   –  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti  Some party – goers said to be students of Ekiti State University have allegedly caused the death of five persons in a road…

Gunmen kidnap two-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri  - Correspondent, Uyo Three unidentified gunmen on Wednesday abducted a two-year old girl, little Miss Patience Essiet, in Ukat, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.…

Police, NSCDC disagree on death of UNILAG graduate

  By Emmanuel Udom  -   Senior correspondent, Lagos  The police and civil defence in Lagos seem to be singing different tunes on what actually led to the drowning of a university…

Uyo stinks, as refuse takes over city

By Idongesit Ashameri  -  Correspondent, Uyo Residents and visitors to Etuk Street and its environs, the initial host area of the Uyo market around Ibom plaza have continued to lament…

500 benefit more from Ogun empowerment programme

About 500 less privileged people in Ijebu North and Ijebu East Local Government areas of Ogun State including traders, community leaders, artisans, religious bodies, farmers, widows and others have benefited…

Boat mishap claims 10 lives in River Niger

Boat mishap claims 10 lives in River Niger

By Hamzat Baba  - Special Correspondent, Lokoja Ten people were feared dead, following a boat mishap that occurred on Wednesday in Ebe village in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State.…

SARS arrests six suspected robbers in Lagos

 By Emmanuel Udom  -  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   No fewer than six suspected robbers were arrested by police detectives, while planning for a major robbery operation at a hotel in Alagbado…

NNPC seeks police assistance in pipeline policing

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Joseph Dawha, has solicited the assistance of the police in protecting its pipelines, checking crude oil and refined products’…

Four highway robbers arrested in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  /  Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police Command has attested four robbery suspects who specialise in blocking the Bauchi-Dindima-Alkaleri highways and robbing motorists at night. The…

Pandemonium, as fuel tanker explodes at Lagos depot

By Emmanuel Udom / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    There was pandemonium around Apapa area in Lagos on Wednesday morning, following the outbreak of a fire incident that reduced valuable property to…

Police arrest two men for raping minors in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu /  Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police command has arrested two middle-aged men for allegedly raping two minors in Yelwa community of Bauchi State. The State…

Eleven escape death in Abuja auto crashes

By Nedum Noble  / Special Correspondent, Abuja   Eleven passengers narrowly escaped death in two separate ghastly motor accidents that occurred on Wednesday at Gwarinpa, along Abuja-Kubwa expressway. Daily Independent learnt…

Rain wrecks havoc in Owerri, kills tricycle operator

 By Anolu Vincent / Senior Correspondent – Owerri     A heavy downpour that took many residents of Owerri, capital city of Imo State, and outskirts, unawares, for several hours on…

Three in police net over theft of N23m jewelleries

Three in police net over theft of N23m jewelleries

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos A security man, Moses Ogbande and two of his friends, Odulaja Ogaba and Ugochukwu Obi Eze have been arrested for alleged conspiracy and theft of…

Ogun communities get small scale business items

To combat poverty in rural communities across Ogun State, the wife of the State Governor, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun through her non-governmental organisation, Uplift Development Foundation, has commenced the distribution of…

Police officers await new Lagos Commissioner

By Emmanuel Udom                             Senior Correspondent, Lagos  Serving police officers in Lagos are presently awaiting the arrival…

Man, 26, arrested for raping three- year-old girl

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a middle aged man for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl and damaging her private part. It was gathered…

Carpenter hangs self in Ogun

By Segun Adeleye  Correspondent, Abeokuta A carpenter, Samsideen Akinwunmi, committed suicide on Saturday in Abowaba Street, Itori Odo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Residents of the area told journalists that…

Driver drowns while rescuing son in Ogun River

By Segun Adeleye Correspondent, Abeokuta   A Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) shuttle driver, Gbemmy Oluwasanya Rhodes, on Sunday drowned in Ogun River in Abeokuta, while trying so save his own…

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