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Woman Arrested For Beheading 11-Month-Old Son

The Police in Cross River State have arrested a woman, Blessing Eno, for allegedly beheading her 11-month-old son at Ugep community, in the Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. PUNCH Metro gathered that a mob was about to lynch Eno for perpetrating the crime when the police intervened and rescued her. Confirming the incident, the state Police Public ...

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Police Deny Torturing Ikenna Uduh To Death In Custody 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The State Criminal Investigation Department Annex of the Anambra State Police Command at Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra state, has exonerated itself from the allegations making the rounds in the online media that it allegedly tortured one Ikenna Uduh to death in custody and buried the corpse at an undisclosed location. Our correspondent, who ...

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MRA Condemns Arrest, Detention Of Journalist By Police In Ilorin

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned yesterday’s arrest and detention of Ilorin-based broadcast journalists, Mr. Dare Akogun, by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Police Force in an effort to coerce him to retract an allegation of corruption he reportedly made against an official of the State Government. In a statement issued in Lagos by its Director of Programmes, ...

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2023: Ensure People’s Right To Hold Rallies, SERAP Tells Buhari, 36 Governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and 36 state governors to “publicly instruct the Nigeria police and state security outfits to respect, protect, and facilitate the rights of everyone to freedom of expression, assembly, association, and equal participation during the election campaigns, regardless of their party affiliation.” SERAP also urged Buhari to “publicly instruct the Nigeria ...

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Allegations Of Police Torturing 5 Persons To Death In Custody Unsubstantiated — Anambra PPRO 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka Contrary to reports making the rounds in the online media that Police Area Command Headquarters Onitsha allegedly tortured 5 persons to death while in custody, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command in Anambra, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu Anthony, has stated categorically that such allegations are unsubstantiated and challenged witnesses to the said gruesome torture ...

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2023: Police To Prevent Hoodlums From Hijacking Political Campaigns In Anambra 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Commissioner Of Police, Anambra State Command, Echeng Eworo Echeng, has assured Anambra citizens that the police will do all it can within the ambit of the law to ensure that hoodlums do not hijack the electoral process as political campaigns begin officially across the country. Echeng, whose assurance note was contained in a press statement ...

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We Will Unmask Identities Of Persons Who Attempted To Kill Ifeanyi Ubah —  Anambra Police 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Police Command says it is rejigging strategies for crime control across the state especially as the Ember Months have commenced. The state police command also made it clear that there is nothing like unknown gunmen as it pointed out that hoodlums wielding illegal firearms and terrorising innocent citizens were visible human beings living ...

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Lagos Building Collapse: Two Dead As Police Begin Manhunt For Developer, Engineers, Others

The Lagos State Government has ordered the arrest of the developer and building professionals working on the seven-floor structure that collapsed at Oba Abiodun Oniru Road in the Iru/Victoria Island area of the state. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, made this known during his visit to the site of the building collapse on Sunday. ...

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Police Recover Stolen Car In Anambra 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Police Operatives on 29th August, 2022 at 3pm, while on patrol along Amaokpala-Awgbu Road in Orumba-North local government area of Anambra state recovered one abandoned black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 jeep with Reg No Abuja RBC 527 AL, one Ak47 live ammunition and some criminal masks. In a press statement released in the early ...

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Police Nab Fraudsters Over Sexual Allegations Against Anambra Citizens 

By Raymond Ozoji,  Awka Anambra State Police Operatives on Thursday arrested Okechukwu Ogoejiofor (m) aged 36, Nonso Nwizu (m) aged 34, Esther Nwafor lfeanyichukwu (f) aged 21 and Obianuju Nduba (f) aged 20, at Ajakpani village, Umuanya in Oyi LGA, for alleged conspiracy, demanding with menaces and stealing. The police report on the incident as compiled and released by the ...

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