CRIME

Mystery, As Suicide Vest Explodes, Kills Bomber In Amangballa Primary School

The entire Afikpo Loca Government Area of Ebonyi State had a mysterious experience in the early hours of today, Tuesday, as the suicide bomber's died consequent on the explosion of his suicide vest. According to a reliable source who was at the popular Eke Market, Afikpo, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, the scene, the incident happened at about 10am, on Tuesday, The source said, “He made an attempt at entering Amaizu/Amangballa Primary School but was turned back by the school security since he couldn’t justify his reason for visiting. He immediately started running inside a…
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Distress, As Gunmen Razed Orji Police Station In Imo

Distress, As Gunmen Razed Orji Police Station In Imo

There entire nooks and crannies of Imo State in the early hours of Tuesday, was in distress, as gunmen burnt Orji Divisional Police Headquarters situated on Owerri- Okigwe Road in Owerri. As at the time of filing this report, security operatives comprising soldiers, policemen and Air Force engaged in an open fire with the hoodlums. The situation caused tension in the area as two banks situated within the axis, without hesitation, shut down. Also, Businessmen fled, some motorists diverted while others scampered for safety alongside commuters, hence they abandoned their vehicles,. Eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the gunmen attacked the…
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Imo NUJ Condemns Invasion, Arrest Of Newspaper Vendors, Distributors

Imo NUJ Condemns Invasion, Arrest Of Newspaper Vendors, Distributors

Comr. Chris Akaraonye, the chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Imo State Council. The leadership of and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), Imo State Council has condemned with bitterness, the unwarranted invasion and arrest of Newspaper Vendors in Owerri, the State's capital, yesterday. This is contained in a press statement, jointly signed by Comr. Chris Akaraonye and Comr. Juliet Dim, the chairman and Secretary of the Union, respectively, and issued to Famous Reporters, today, Tuesday. It would be recalled that Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team of the Inspector General of Police, yesterday, Monday, arrested not…
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Ohanaeze: Ozobu, Ibeh, others risk imprisonment as Ejimakor commences contempt proceedings

A lawyer, Barrister Aloy Ejimakor has commenced contempt proceeding against Chief Richard Ozobu, Chidi Ibeh, Uche Okwukwu and Okechukwu Isiguzoro over the parallel election of executives of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. In the originating suit which has former Imo Governor, Ikedi Ohakim as the Plaintiff, the court order restrained Ozobu and Okwukwu from conducting a parallel election to offices in Ohanaeze outside the one organised by an electoral committee set up by former president general, Chief Nnia Nwodo and headed by Chief Gary Igariwey. Speaking to our correspondent, Barr Ejimakor said that It was the injunction that had enabled the electoral committee…
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Attacks On Imo Correctional Centre, Police Hqtrs: IPOB, ESN Exonerated *As Gov. Hope Uzodinma Exposes Perpetrators

Attacks On Imo Correctional Centre, Police Hqtrs: IPOB, ESN Exonerated *As Gov. Hope Uzodinma Exposes Perpetrators

Imo state Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma has today, Wednesday, exonerated members of the freedom fighting outfit, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and the Waste Security Network, (ESN) from the allegation, hence the various recent attacks on the police headquarters and Correctional Centre in the state. Sen. Hope Uzodimma in his speech accused some aggrieved politicians in the state as being the brain behind the recent attacks on police stations and a correctional facility in the state. According to his claims, the governor stobjective was to destablise the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. The governor made this statement today, Wednesday…
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Attack On Imo Correctional Centre, Police Hqtrs: Complete failure of Intelligence On Side Of Security Agencies… INC

Attack On Imo Correctional Centre, Police Hqtrs: Complete failure of Intelligence On Side Of Security Agencies… INC

Youths celebrating Freedom Famous Reporters, Owerri The Igbo National Council (INC) has unanimously, in totality condemned the recent negligence as exhibited by the various security agencies in Imo State, resulting in the unprovoked wanton coordinated attacks on the federal correctional center and Police force headquarters Owerri by gunmen, describing it as a complete failure of intelligence on the side of the security agencies. Igbo National Council It would be recalled that some yet unidentified gunmen had, during the wee hours of Monday, April 5, 2021, in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, invaded the state's police headquarters and successfully escaped.…
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BREAKING: Gunmen Raze Another Imo Police Station, Free Suspects

BREAKING: Gunmen Raze Another Imo Police Station, Free Suspects

Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State It was learnt that the armed men operated unchallenged for more than 45 minutes. Gunmen have razed the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State. It was gathered that the gunmen broke into the station on Tuesday's evening, shooting intermittently before burning the facility. Unknown gunmen It was learnt that the armed men operated unchallenged for more than 45 minutes. They also freed all the suspects in detention before setting the police divisional headquarters ablaze. This comes a day after gunmen attacked a correctional facility…
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Five years after divorce, woman, 38 returns to beat up new wife

Five years after divorce, woman, 38 returns to beat up new wife

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, yesterday, arraigned two women for allegedly conspiring between themselves to beat up a new wife at her husband’s residence, five years after divorce. The two defendants: Ruka Tayo, 38; and Jimoh Abiola, 35, whose addresses were withheld, are standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit an offence and assault. The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge. The Prosecutor, ASP Gbemileke Agoi, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on February 26 at about 4pm at Road 7, Mowowole Estate, Oreta Igbogbo area of Ikorodu.…
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US-based Nigerian arrested for raping 83-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer

US-based Nigerian arrested for raping 83-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer

Man raping a woman A 52-year-old United States of America based Nigerian identified as Olabamidele Olumide Bewaji, has been arrested for allegedly raping an 83-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Bewaji who was the woman’s carer, was accused of attacking the woman at the Pillars of Mankato home in Mankato, Minnesota since the beginning of March. He was nabbed by the woman’s son who set up a surveillance camera in his mother’s room so he could keep an eye on her while at home. He told a local newspaper that Bewaji, caressed his mother, before stripping her clothes off and…
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Kidnapped woman’s body parts discovered in Delta

Kidnapped woman’s body parts discovered in Delta

Anti-cyber crime squad The Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad of the Delta State Police Command has discovered body parts of Joy Osameze, 39, who was kidnapped on February 5 on her way from the farm in Obiaruku, near Abraka. The Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Ari Muhammed Ali, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Ali said: “As a follow-up to the case of kidnapping of Joy Osameze, 39, kidnapped on February 5, on her way back from farm at Abraka Farm Reserve, Obiaruku, where five suspects: Emmanuel Ojibe, 18, Osam Ogolime, 21, Ossai Reuben, 22, Odigili chukwutem,…
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