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Obi visits Federal University, Ndufu Alike-Ikwo (Photo)

The former Gov. of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi with a kid during his recent speech engagement at the Federal University, Ndufu Alike-Ikwo, Ebonyi State.

How robbers hijacked bus, kiledl one, raped five ladies

Some gunmen believed to be robbers have raped and killed a passenger on the Elele-Ahoada Expressway in Rivers State.

  In the incident on Sunday night, the robbers led by a man called ‘General,’ hijacked a Toyota Sienna bus carrying 10 passengers from Owerri, Imo State en route to Bayelsa State.

  A survivor, Mr. Uroko Victor Onuora, said that he and nine other passengers boarded the bus from Control Junction, Owerri, Imo State, and were going to Bayelsa State before it was hijacked.

IGP orders detention of Police officers for raiding Edwin Clark’s House

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has reacted to the raid of the Abuja residence of elder statesman Edwin Clark, ordering the arrest of the police officers involved.

The IGP in a statement signed on Tuesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said he is not aware of the raid of Clark’s residence.

According to the statement, the IGP has therefore ordered the detention of the police officers involved in the raid.

Daily Independent correspondent barred from Niger govt House

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Niger State Correspondent of Daily Independent Newspapers Limited has been barred from Niger State Government House on the “orders from above’’.

   No reason was given by the plain clothe security men at the main entrance gate to the Government House, Minna, for the new order, as the journalist was turned down while trying to deliver a letter from her head office to the governor’s office.

How Police officer died having sex with lover in office

…he had BP, says colleague

PDP consoles victims of Delta church collapse

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has consoled the victims, particularly parishioners and family of the deceased in the tragic collapse of the building of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ugolo, Adagbrasa, in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.

  In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP noted that it was traumatic that such disaster occurred at a worship place, when innocent and devout parishioners were at a morning mass, worshipping God.

Obi attends Odenigbo lecture in Owerri (Photo)

The former Gov. of Anambra State. Mr. Peter Obi (right), with the Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ebonyi State, Prof. Nwajiuba Chinedu (left), st the 2018 Odenigbo Lecture st Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri at the weekend.

Several killed, others injured as students,indigences clash in Niger

Several persons were feared killed and others injured in a clash between students of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, and some indigenes of the town.

The incident occurred after a disagreement between some of the students and a commercial driver on Saturday.

The driver was alleged to have shortchanged the students and reneged on an earlier agreement to drop them off at a location.

30-year-old man defiles neighbour’s teenage daughter

Police have arrested a 30-year-old man, Adewale Olakusi, for allegedly defiling a teenager at Ota in Ado-Odo-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The victim (name withheld) is a 13-year-old girl.

How Police nabbed notorious robbery suspect in Lagos

Detectives attached to Ejigbo Divisional Police Headquarters have arrested a suspected armed robber cum notorious cultist, Segun Kazeem (21) aka Water.
Kazeem, also known as ‘No Case,’ was arrested by a team of policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, popularly called ‘Iron Lady,’ upon information from members of the community.

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