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 Shehu of Borno, members of the State and National Assembly, and security heads have paid tributes to the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Saturday for undertaking 556 projects in two years. Glowing tributes were paid in a separate remarks during a ceremony marking the Democracy Day held at the Multipurpose auditorium of […]
The FCT Police Command has arrested five (5) suspects for kidnapping along Tungan-maje, Bwari and Kwali-Kuje axis. A statement by ASP Yusuf Mariam, Public Relations Officer named the suspects to include Usman Musa 20years, Bello Musa 21years and Haruna Alhassan 22years all male. They were arrested by Police Operatives from the Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Squad during […]
By Habila Victor Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has urged all regional and ethnic associations in the country to start and hasten a process for organising a national summit for national integration, for the development of the country. Observing that “Our differences should be the source of our strength and a window for […]
Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force (FCT Command) on Saturday at the Gudu district in Abuja, dispersed a June 12 protest group when they fired tear gas canisters at the protesters. The protest was said to have taken off at about 08:30 am and was progressing with the protesters, mostly youths, expressing dissatisfaction with the […]
Shi’ites on Saturday joined June 12 protesters in Abuja to demand the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. As Nigeria celebrated Democracy Day, the protesters stormed major roads in Abuja metropolis to kick against “bad governance” under the Buhari administration. They chanted songs and held placards with inscriptions such as, ‘Buhari must go’, ‘Police brutality has […]
Kaduna State Government has confirmed that bandits who attacked the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria killed one student, injured one, abducted about 8 students and 2 lecturers. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said in a statement on Friday that ” Kaduna State Government has been briefed […]
President Joe Biden of the United States of America, has condemned the Federal Government’s decision to suspend Twitter operations in Nigeria. Saying the restriction to report, gather, and disseminate opinions and information has no place in a democracy. According to a statement made available by the U.S Department Spokesperson, Ned Price, it stated that, “The […]
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced plan to launch its digital currency before end of this year. The apex bank has also intensified efforts through awareness fair for easy access to its various intervention fund. The decision on digital currency was a major outcome of yesterday’s Bankers’ Committee Meeting, where it also assured […]
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may conduct a second 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for candidates with genuine registration challenges. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring profiling of candidates with 2021 UTME registration challenges. “So far, we have just 17, 758 candidates […]
The National Population Commission says the population census will not take into consideration the number of adherents of any religion or the number of members of ethnic groups. It, therefore, denied including a religious category in the questionnaires being distributed in the first pre-test exercise for the next population and housing census in the country. […]