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Police arrest 34-year-old while stealing MTN solar batteries

Police arrest 34-year-old while stealing MTN solar batteries

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Operatives of Imo State Police Command have arrested a 34-year-old man, Chibuike Okorougo, while allegedly stealing solar batteries belonging to mobile telecommunications company, MTN, in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, told Southern City News that the suspect, who is a native of Umuenyem Nkwerre, was caught in the […] …

Police arrest man for alleged murder of 20-year-old woman

Police arrest man for alleged murder of 20-year-old woman

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit in the Imo State Police Command have arrested a 27-year-old, Idris Ishola, in connection with kidnapping and murder.  The State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, said that the suspect, an indigene of Osun State, was arrested in Nkpolu, Rumuigbo in Rivers State on August 17 in connection […] …

Okowa signs into law bill criminalising collection of ‘deve’ in Delta

Anxiety as candidates await JAMB’s 2017 cut-off points

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Friday signed into law a bill criminalising the illegal and forceful collection of levies also known as ‘deve’ from public and private developers in the state. Okowa assented to the bill titled “Delta State Public and Private Properties Protection Bill 2018” at a brief ceremony […] …

Tension as gunmen kidnap, murder Imo APC chieftain

Tension as gunmen kidnap, murder Imo APC chieftain

Chidiebube Okeoma,Owerri The political tussle in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has taken a deadly dimension following the kidnap and murder of a chieftain of the party, Amos Akano. Akano, until his gruesome killing, was the Director-General of Ezihe Foundation, one of the groups supporting the governorship ambition of the Chief […] …

Offa robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects, recover victims’ phones

Offa robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects, recover victims’ phones

Success Nwogu, Adelani Adepegba and Tunde Ajaja The police say they have arrested 12 additional suspects in connection with the April 5, 2018 bank robbery at Offa in Kwara State. The police had earlier arrested eight suspects bringing the number of suspects in their custody to 20. The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in […] …

DELSU final year student commits suicide over poor results

DELSU final year student commits suicide over poor results

Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri A student of the Delta State University, Abraka, has allegedly committed suicide after being handed two semesters extension by the school authorities following his poor results in his final year examination. The deceased, Orumah Efemena, of the Pharmacy Department, was alleged to have ingested two containers of insecticide on Wednesday when he […] …

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