Lagos State Police Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kayde Aderanti, on Thursday confirmed the arrest of the lady behind the kidnap of three children of the Orekoya family within the ages of 6, 4 and 11 months in the Surulere area of the state.
He explained that the information of the abducted children was gotten to his office by the Divisional Police Officer who stays close to the parents of the abducted kids and action was taken immediately.
Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada, has deployed over 50 mobile police men to Iyano in Ibaji local government area of Kogi state over the renewed land dispute that led to the death of about five persons in the community recently.
Aside the dead, several people sustained various degrees of injuries in the incident which lasted for two days before the intervention of policemen.
STEVE OKO, Umuahia
As the political temperature in Abia State remains overcharged following the inconclusive nature of the April 11 governorship poll, the State Police Command has denied taking custody of any stollen electoral materials allegedly recovered from Osisioma Local Government Area contrary to some media reports.
AMAECHI PERCY ONYEJEKWE, Awka
ANAMBRA State Shippers Association yesterday appealed to Governor Willie Obiano to check the re-emergence of extortionists in Anambra especially within Onitsha and its environs.
The President of the association, Mr Emma Akpaka, disclosed to newsmen in Onitsha while reviewing security situation in Onitsha and its environs in the past three months.
CHIDIMMA UCHEGBU, Abuja
The Federal Government has again assured Nigerians and the international community that the military will intensify efforts at locating and rescuing the over 200 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok by the Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014.
MUSA BABA AHMED, Abuja
Investigative hearing into the alleged illegal diversion of crude by Universal Oil at the House of Representatives on Wednesday established myriads of fault lines following testimonies by community leaders of Mbo in Akwa Ibom and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) refuting claims that the tanks impounded the youth only contained drilling mud.
CHINEDU WOSU, Yenagoa
There appears to be a huge tension in some Bayelsa state communities as pipeline in Kolo Creek oil field transporting crude suspected belonging to the Management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is currently spilling crude into the rural communities and it’s environs
The spill which was noticed Wednesday morning is causing panic within the affected area as residents of Imiringi community in the state now live with tension.
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
The Chairman of Owan West Local Government Area in Edo State, Mr. Godwin Agbodion, has been suspended following allegations of financial mismanagement and other administrative irregularities.
The State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, announced his suspension while addressing members of the Local Government Executive Council and Councilors yesterday at the Government House, Benin City.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has attributed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) victory at the Gubernatorial Election to the unity among the various ethnic groups in the state.
Speaking in Asaba Monday evening when the Governor-elect, Senator lfeanyi Okowa and party faithful paid a ‘Thank You Visit’, to Governor Uduaghan noted that the victory was for all Deltans as they all participated in ensuring victory for the party.
MUSA BABA AHMED, Abuja
Leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to place premium on merit, institutional memory and productivity among other factors in deciding who should be the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the incoming 8th Assembly.