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DELTA POLICE ARRESTS 48 SUSPECTED CULTISTS, DECLARES ONE ELIZABETH MISSING

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By Francis Sadhere The Delta state police command has arrested forty eight suspected members of Neo Black Movement (aka Black Axe) confraternity in Warri. Elizabeth Aluka, the lady declared missing by police. According to the state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), SP Celestina Kalu in a statement made available to our correspondent, the suspects were arrested while holding their annual initiations and ceremonies at an undisclosed location in Warri. She added that the suspects were rounded by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squard (SARS) who were deployed to the location following a tip off. The statement reads; 'On 7/7/2016 at about 2100hrs, while acting on a tip off that members of Neo ...

PROPHET ESCAPES DEATH FROM ASSASSINS; CART AWAY HIS CAR

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By Ovedhe Jerry The Founder/ General Overseer of God's Solution Bible Church in Ughelli,Prophet Jonathan Ojigbo was recently shot by suspected  assassins in Ughelli while returning from church. Our Correspondent gathered that the cleric who was intercepted by the hoodlums at Omotorjunction closed to Ughelli market opposite Ecobank, was allegedly shot severally at the same place, receiving ...

Ibrede petitions police commissioner over death of two by armed men

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Mary Chidi The people of Ibrede community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State have petitioned the Delta State Commissioner of Police over the alleged wanton killing of two persons, Ometobor Prince 32 and Julius Onogemuhor 35 years respectively and several others wounded by suspected members of Ugbo family of Ibrede community on the ...

Uvwie Crisis: Combined Security Operatives Arrest 35 Suspects During-Mop Up Exercise

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By Francis Sadhere In an efforts to maintain peace in the crisis ridden Ekpan community and its neighboring communities in Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta, combined team of the Nigeria security agencies have apprehended 35 suspected criminals during a surprise mop-up exercise. Some of the suspects bieng paraded. The security operatives comprising the Nigerian Army, ...

Delta State Police Gun Down suspected Armed Robber, injures one

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By Francis Sadhere The Delta State Police Command has shot one suspected armed robber dead and injured one during a gun battle that ensued between the police and the armed robbers. Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police. The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu who stated this in a press statement made available to ...

Communal Crisis Looms In Delta Communities

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By Our Correspondent Communal crisis is now looming between Egbo-Uhurie and Otokutu communities in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. AIG-Solomon-Arase It was gathered that trouble started recently between the two communities when one Chief Daniel Tokutu allegedly stormed the over fifty acres of land  belonging to one Jonathan Kpeji with his hired youths and ...

DELTA POLICE COMMAND GUNS DOWN ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT, ARRESTS FOUR OTHERS, RECOVERS SNATCHED VEHICLE

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By Francis Sadhere The Delta State Police Command has gunned down one armed robbery suspect and arrested two others who were involved in a robbery operation at Robert Allory Street, Uloho Avenue in Ughelli South Local Government Area Of the state. Alkali Baba Usman,  Delta State Commissioner of Police According to a press statement signed by the ...

DELTA POLICE COMMAND ARREST ARMED ROBBERY, MURDER SUSPECT,  RECOVERS ARMS … TO CLAMP DOWN ON FIRE CRACKER SELLERS, USERS

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The Delta State Police Command has arrested one Nduka Azu (alias Nwakwo), a suspected armed robber/murderer who shot dead one Fidelis Chigbue 'm' in January 1, 2015. According to a press statement signed by the Delta State PPRO, DSP Celestina Kalu and made available to our correspondent in Warri, Azu was arrested while acting on a ...

Gunmen kidnap 78 year-old Mrs. Abiante

By Faustinus Nwaorgu Over 15 heavily-armed gunmen Saturday night have kidnapped 78 year-old Mrs. Mabel Abiante, in her residence at Ngo, headquarters of Andoni local government of Rivers State. Mrs. Abiante was kidnapped at about 8.50pm while watching television in her sitting room. She had closed from her shop at about 8.30pm. Eyewitnesses narrated that the gun men, ...

Gun men shoot Delta State LP House of Assembly Candidate to death …As LP Loyalists Engage PDP in gun battle

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By Our Correspondent The Delta state Labour Party House of Assembly candidate for Warri South Constituency I in the April 2015 general election, Mr. Akpobome Bright Obodo has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Orhunwhorhun, Udu Local Government Area of Delta state. Bright Akpoborme Obodo This coming at a time when it is being rumored that ...

Edo Police rescue three kidnapped victims, kill robbery suspect

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By Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin City Operatives of Edo Police Command in collaboration with local hunters have rescued three passengers who were abducted along the Benin-Lagos express road. Also, a robbery suspect whose gang snatched an Audi car has been killed in a gun dwell with the police shortly after the vehicle was snatched. The kidnap victims were rescued last Tuesday night by a combined team ...

Delta Police Gun Down 1 Armed Robbery Suspect, Arrest 11

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By Francis Sadhere As part of its continuous success in the battle against  criminal elements in Delta State, the police has gunned down one armed robbery suspect and arrested eleven armed robbery suspects and cultists. CP Alkali Baba Usman,Delta State Commissioner of Police According the the State Commissioner of Police, CP Alkali Baba Usman, who addressed newsmen ...

MURDER: FAMILY ALLEGES POLICE ATTEMPT TO SABOTAGE AUTOPSY

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By: Eben Enasco Kingsley (Benin City) The alleged gruesome murder of Benson Obodeh, a car dealer, by some policemen few months ago seems to be far from ending as more revelations emerged over an alleged attempt to sabotage the planned autopsy by the men of the Edo State Police Command. The alleged unruly activities of the policemen ...

EDO CP READS-RIOT ACT TO OFFICERS

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By: Eben Enasco Kingsley (Benin City) For the goals of the Nigeria Police Force to be actualized, the new Commissioner of Police Edo State Command, Chris O. Ezike has warned officers and men of the command in the state to conduct themselves and display utmost professionalism to avoid actions capable of eroding public confidence in the ...

DELTA GUBER: POLICE ARRAIGN TWO FOR STEALING ELECTION RESULT SHEETS

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The police in Delta State have arraigned two suspects before Magistrate Court 1 sitting in Asaba on a four count charge of conspiracy and stealing of sensitive election materials belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police The two suspects, Onyeani Chika and Donatus Anumba, who appeared before Magistrate P.I. ...
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