Polls : Tension in Delta community as police uncover bomb

There is palpable fear in Delta as the Police have uncovered plans by some hoodlums to bomb pooling booths in the state. The police however , intercepted the vehicle conveying the explosives at the Ugheli – Patani road . The police recovered 128 explosives and five pieces...

APC chairman shot dead in Imo

The All Progressives Congress ward chairman of Logara/Umuohiagu, Ngor Okpala council area of Imo State, Ifeanyi Ozoemema, has been shot dead. He was killed on Tuesday night by yet-unidentifed assailants. It was gathered that Ozoemema was shot two hours after presiding over a...

Italy deports 17 Nigerians for drug trafficking

The Italian government has deported 17 Nigerians for drug trafficking and for the breach of the country’s immigration laws. The deportees, comprising 16 males and one female, returned to Nigeria yesterday onboard a Boeing 737 flight AXE 2310, owned by Air Explore, through the...

Woman, 45, nabbed while trying to dispose lovers dead body in bush

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 45- year -old woman, Aderonke Ayinde while trying to dump the corpse of her lover in a bush. The arrest of the suspect followed a report lodged at Oke-Itoku Police station by one Makinde Ishola who reported that he received an information that...

Court remands Okowa’s ex-aide in prison custody over an alleged assault on a woman

A former aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Friday Eluro, has been remanded in prison custody after he was arraigned at an Ashaka Magistrate Court over alleged abduction, torture and assault on a woman. Acting Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, ASP...

MNJTF launches new operation in Lake Chad area

The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), a regional military force, has launched a new operation to push back Boko Haram insurgents from the Lake Chad fringes. MNJTF spokesman, Col Timothy Antigha said in a statement from the force headquarters N’Djamena, Chad’s capital that...

Polls: Again IGP assures Nigerians of police protection

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has again assured Nigerians of the determination of the police to ensure the conduct of a peaceful, credible and hitch-free presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. The IGP, in a statement, said adequate...

Gunmen abduct two businessmen in Ondo

Two prominent businessmen in Ikakumo-Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State were yesterday kidnapped by gunmen In Akunu and Ayere communities in Kogi State. A witness, Mrs kudi Obayan, said the victims were in a Honda Accord car travelling when the gunmen...

Court dashes Uduaghan’s APC nomination

The hope of the immediate past governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, to represent Delta South in the ninth session of the Senate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been dashed. A high court sitting in Abuja has declared his nomination a...

Teenager impregnated by own father gives birth in Benin • Seeks help to further education ‎

A 13-year-old girl who was impregnated by her father, has given birth to a baby girl at the Benin Central Hospital in Benin City, the Edo State capital. The teenage mother who put to bed last Saturday, was in primary six when her father put her in family way and was taken into...