The Police in Anambra State have apprehended one Monday Onyikwa from Umuefi Village, Nteje in Oyi Local Council Area for allegedly selling a six-year-old girl for ritual purposes.
The state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, said the suspect was arrested in the bush with the victim, Chisom Egbunu.
Ladodo said Onyikwa confessed that he was taking the child to one Nnamdi, a native doctor in Nando Village, Anambra Council Area, who was also arrested.
The suspect was also said to have confessed that he was paid N100,000 for the trafficking business.
Also on Monday, the CP also paraded alleged masterminds of the viral video of a nude woman, Ogochukwu Okafor, who allegedly visited her Facebook friend, Ifeanyi Azotani, and was allegedly humiliated by Azotani’s wife and her friend.
Azotani, his wife Toochukwu and her friend Nwankwo were said to have posted the nude video on the internet after the victim refused to pay them the sum of N60,000 they demanded from her to kill the video.
The National President of the Middle Belt Forum, MBF, Dr Pogu Bitrus has stated that politicians defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC, are those who have cases and problems hanging on them or those who have skeleton in their cupboards. He said he would therefore not be amazed if the assertion by the All […]
Twelve public universities have been given N12 billion by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFund, to undertake researches. The amount which according to TETFund, would be shared equally among the universities, is to enable them to carry out research and development programmes that would contribute to national growth. Among the universities picked included University of […]
Worried by the poor handling of corpses, Nasarawa State has commenced training of Public health, officers, others on how best to handle and bury dead bodies especially those who died from complications, suspected contagious diseases. Speaking at the training, Ahmed Darie who led a team from the Federal Ministry of Health noted that the training […]
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission, ICPC, has lauded the Nigerian Metrological Agency, NiMet, for its tough stand in the promotion of ethics aimed at discouraging corrupt practices and behaviour. This is even as the commission commended the agency for creating the right environment for the effective functioning of the Anti-corruption and Transparency […]
By Habila Victor The International Federation of Women Lawyers, (FIDA) Gombe branch has cautioned the Governor of Gombe State, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to shun any advice or actions that promotes discrimination. FIDA, advised the Governor to uphold the letter and the spirit of Constitution and his oath of office to do justice to all for […]
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has called for an overhaul of the Super Eagles technical and administrative structure to achieve better results. The minister gave the order on Tuesday in Abuja at a meeting with Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials to review the Technical Report of the Nigeria/Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifiers and […]
…Discloses why APC stepped down restructuring bill in 2018 …Says APC still committed to restructuring …Notes opposition elements don’t represent North …Advocates for state police, state judicial autonomy The Kaduna State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Restructuring Committee, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday took a swipe at Northerners opposed to restructuring of the country, […]
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has reacted to the detention of Senator Ali Ndume and objected to its dubious legality under the law as well as in practice. They noted the dangerous precedent set by the obvious bias in the ruling of the court that ordered the Senator’s detention. “The evidence of bias is […]
The Senate on Tuesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for a second and final term in office. The request was contained in a letter dated 21st October, 2020, and read on the floor by the President of the Senate, […]
The Kaduna State Governor and Chairman, APC restructuring committee, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has revealed that the draft bill produced and submitted by his committee in January 2018 was stepped down for fear of politicization ahead of 2019 general elections. But he was quick to add that some interested members of the ruling party were making […]