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Panic in Imo State as Police Inspector Found Dead

Edo Police Command Loses Two Men in A Kidnap Attempt, Rescues Victim in Another

Edo Police Command Loses Two Men in A Kidnap Attempt, Rescues Victim in Another

Two policemen attached to the Managing Director of a popular eatery (GT Plaza) in Benin City, Edo State, Pius Omofuma, were on Wednesday night allegedly killed by suspected kidnappers who attempted to abduct him. The hoodlums were said to have opened fire on Omofuma’s Lexus special utility vehicle, SUV thinking their target was inside but

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Felicitations as Okowa Marks 61st Birthday in COVID-19 Isolation

Last year when he turned 60, Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa rolled out the drums in celebration of the milestone. The state was agog as he hit Diamond. Family members, political associates, friends and well wishers were around to honour him on his special day. This year’s birthday is however a different ball game. It

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Magu: The Ephemerality of Power – Mike Ozekhome, SAN

Mr. Ibrahim Magu has been acting as EFCC Chairman for over five years. The Senate, on two occasions, refused to confirm him based on clear report on damning allegations of corruption levelled against him by Government secret agency, the DSS. Magu’s compromised supporters and cheap publicists eating from his table, and those afraid of public

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COVID-19: Delta Govt Reads Out The Riot Act to Protocols Defaulters

In the face of soaring figures for the coronavirus infection in the state, Delta State Government announced on Wednesday it would take stringent measures to ensure full compliance with prescribed protocols for averting the spread of the virus. Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, who stated this at a media briefing in Asaba, said some of

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COVID-19: Aniagwu, 21 Others Discharged in Delta

The Delta State Information commissioner, Charles Aniagwu who recently tested positive to COVID-19 and consequently went into isolation, has been discharged. The state government announced on Tuesday that Aniagwu and 21 other persons were discharged from Isolation Centre where they were treated. However, the government said the final test result for Chiedu Ebie, secretary to

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Buhari Suspends Magu

President Mohammadu Buhari has suspended Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as his investigation entered the second day Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. There had however been no official confirmation to this effect. A Presidential aide has described the allegations against Magu as weighty. The presidential aide who

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Court Sends PH killer Cops to Prison

The crowd outside the Chief Magistrate Court 4 in Port Harcourt erupted in wide jubilation on Tuesday. Chief Magistrate, Promise Iroanya, had ordered the remand of three ex-policemen and one ex-policewoman in Nigerian Correctional Services custody after the cops pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted murder and torture of five auto-mechanics in Port

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Ize-Iyamu’s Ill-health Forces Adjournment of EFCC N700m Money Laundering Case

The Federal High Court in Benin, Edo State adjourned till July 14, 2020, the N700 million alleged money laudering suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), against Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and four others. The other defendants in the suit are former Edo State Peoples Democratic

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