Court Adjourns Okuama Fundamental Rights Suits To June 4 For Hearing

  THE Federal High Court in Warri has fixed June 4, 2024 for the hearing on the fundamental rights applications filed by some Indigenes of the Okuama Community in Ughelli South against the Nigerian Army. The presiding judge, Justice I. Sani adjourned to the date after hearing counsel for the applicants Thursday during the mentioned of the suits in Warri. It could be recalled that Okuama Community had been embroid in crisis following the gruesome murder of 17 soldiers on March 14, 2024 in the community. Following the destruction of…

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Anambra Police Arrests 16 Suspected Cultists, Declare 21 Others Wanted

A cracked team of security operatives in attached to the Anambra State Police Command, have arrested 16 persons suspected to be cultists causing mayhem, unlawful killing and other havoc across the state. The Commissioner of Police Anambra State, CP Aderemi  Adeoye, had in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, declared 21 others wanted in alleged connection relates to cult activities. According to the statement, “In a decisive move to end the resurgent cult-related killings in Awka, Capital City of Anambra State, the Police Command…

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Corruption: EFCC Arraigns Father-in-Law, Daughter-in-Law For Alleged Forgery In Lagos

  The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, April 15, 2024, arraigned a father-in-law, Alaba Alakija and his daughter-in-law, Oyinkansola Alakija before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an amended two-count charge bordering on alleged conspiracy and using false documents. One of the counts reads: “Alaba Alakija and Oyinkansola Alakija, on or about the 6th day of August, 2015 at Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, with intent to financially benefit from the property…

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Ereyitomi hails, Tompolo, Tantita Security Over Onslaught Against Oil Theft

The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Rt Hon Thomas Ereyitomi, has hailed Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited and Chief Government Ekpemupolo ( Aka Tompolo) on the onslaught against oil thieves, seeking renewal and expansion of Tantita’s contract. The Lawmaker who is also the Chairman House Committee on Petroleum Resources (Training Funds) and the Akatigbi Ayeola of Warri Kingdom, in an open letter to President Bola Tinubu, he intimated him on the arrest of MT Kali and MT Harbor Spirit by Tanitita Security Services Nigeria…

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Kidnapped Female Bank Manager, Business Woman In Ughelli Released

A female manager of a new generation bank situated along Market Road, Ughelli Metropolis  and another business woman recently kidnapped in Ughelli North North local government area of Delta state have been released by their abductors. The Manager name withheld was abducted along Ekiugbo- Warri road while going to her office last  Thursday morning. Though the report was sketchy as at the time of their release, it was learned by this medium that unspecified amount of ransom was paid respectively. Both captives spent nearly a week before they were set…

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Tension As Gunmen Kidnap Three Mobile Policemen In Ughelli North

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen has kidnapped three mobile policemen drafted to Ohoror axis of the East West Road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Though the identity of the kidnapped Mobile police men is yet to be ascertained, it was learned that they went on a rescue mission after receiving a distressed call by a resident of the community. A source from the Delta State Police Command who confirmed the incident said, “A male suspect who currently under detention came to the mobile policemen check…

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Cult Clash Claims 30 Lives In Edo State

Thirty persons have been reportedly killed in a cult clash between two rival groups in Benin City, the Edo State Capital as a young man narrowly escaped from being hacked down by suspected cultists in 2nd East circular area in Benin on Tuesday. The battle for supremacy between suspected members of the Black Axe Confraternity and their rival Supreme Eiye Confraternity which reportedly started December 21, 2023 has claimed over 30 lives in Benin as at press time. It was gathered that cult killings were triggered by the brutal killing…

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EFCC Arraigns Enugu Couple, One Other for Alleged Land Fraud

  The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned a couple, Mr Udeani Simon Sunday and his wife, Udeani Dorcas Amaka before Justice M.G. Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu. They were arraigned on three-count charges bordering on obtaining the sum of N2,750,000.00 (Two Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) by false pretence in an alleged land fraud One of the charges against the Udeanis read: “That you Udeani Simon Sunday and Udeani Dorcas Amaka, between 10th July 2019 to…

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Delta Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper As One Is Shot In Ewu

A suspected kidnapper was been shot while unascertained number of persons arrested by security operatives detached from Ughelli Area Command and Otu-Jeremi division in Ewu-Urhobo community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The shot victim is popularly known as ‘Akatakpo, it was learned by the According to a source from the community “The victim who own one of the Hotels in the community, was shot because after his arrest, some hoodlums  engaged the police in a violent manner and the led to the shooting of Akatakpo. A senior…

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Delta Vigilante Chairman Killed, For Killing A Colleague At Burial Event

TENSION is currently high in Ughevwuhe community as the vigilante chairman was allegedly beaten to death for killing his colleague at burial ceremony in the community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta state. It was gathered the deceased vigilante chairman, identified as Lucky was shooting sporadically at burial ceremony of a chief priest when one of the bullets hits his colleague, Mr Emmanuel whose surname could not be ascertained. According to sources, There was a burial ceremony of the community Chief Priest and the vigilante chairman came and started…

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