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EFCC Dispels Misinformation, Cautions Against False ‘Scam Alert’

Article Summary The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) warns the public about a circulating ‘Scam Alert’ from a fictitious EFCC Help Desk. This scam could involve fraudulent phone calls from the Commission’s help desk. EFCC Spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, clarifies that the EFCC has no such desk, and the scam alert information did not …

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Ondo Police Apprehends Rape and Murder Suspects, Along with 16 Other Criminals

Article Summary The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two farm labourers accused of raping and killing two women, one of whom was an 80-year-old grandmother. A total of 18 suspects, including a Togolese national who murdered his landlady after an unsuccessful rape attempt, have been paraded by the police. The suspects are due to …

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Inspector Murdered by Suspected Gunmen in Ebonyi Confirmed by Police

Article Summary The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the murder of a Police Inspector, which suspected gunmen perpetrated in Abakaliki. Two other officers sustained injuries from the attack. Further details are expected to be released in an upcoming press statement. News Story The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a Police …

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Roman Catholic Diocese Of Okigwe

Another Priest Abducted Amidst Rising Violence in Imo State

Article Summary In the early hours of Sunday, a catholic priest from the Okigwe Catholic Diocese in Imo State, Reverend Father Jude Maduka, was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. Eyewitnesses and parishioners share varying accounts, with some stating the kidnapping occurred en route to Sunday mass. In contrast, others claim it happened during an inspection of …

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Charles Chinedu Ezeh

NDLEA Seizes N567m Meth Shipment to UK, Arrests Drug Kingpin, and Secures his Lekki Mansion

Article Summary The NDLEA has intercepted a large methamphetamine shipment, valued at N567 million, heading for the UK. The drugs were discovered in powdered custard containers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Multiple arrests have been made concerning the operation, including the alleged drug lord Charles Chinedu Ezeh. Ezeh had fled the UK …

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Awgbu Anambra State

Awgbu Tragedy: Five Lives Lost and Property Worth Millions Destroyed in Violent Assault

Article Summary Five individuals from Awgbu, Anambra State, were killed in a recent attack, with property worth over N10 million destroyed. The president general of the town, Hon Emmanuel Akidi, dismissed claims that the attack had political implications. The incident involved a commercial tricycle being chased into Awgbu by individuals alleging the riders to be …

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Rising Crime Rate Triggers Fear Among Residents of Delta State’s Oil Cities

A surge in crime has sparked fear among residents of Warri, Warri-South Local Government Area, and its neighbouring city, Effurun, in Uvwie Local Government Area. Both are twin cities in the oil-rich Delta State of Nigeria. The fear of being kidnapped or robbed has become so pervasive that it’s impacting the daily routine of citizens, …

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Nationwide NDLEA Operation Snags 534 in Drug Raids

Article Summary In anticipation of the May 29 inauguration, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) initiated a nationwide sweep of drug hotspots named ‘Operation Mop Up’. The operation’s early days saw the apprehension of 534 suspects and substantial seizures of illicit substances, including cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and more. The Agency’s Chairman lauds the officers’ …

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NDLEA Conducts Sweeping Raid on Illicit Drug Dens in FCT, Arrests 34 Suspects

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) FCT Command has reported the arrest of 34 suspects following a sweeping operation on illicit drug dens in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The FCT Commander of the NDLEA, Kabir Tsakuwa, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. …

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Troops Demolish 38 Illegal Refineries, Arrest 29 Suspected Oil Thieves

The Defence Headquarters has announced that the troops of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) demolished 38 illegal refining sites and detained 29 alleged oil thieves within the last two weeks. Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, Director of Defence Media Operation, made this known at a bi-weekly news conference on Thursday of Abuja’s armed forces’ activities. Danmadami explained that …

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