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WAR LOOMS AT UGBENU- OGHARA COMMUNITY AS POLICE GETS ALERTS OF IMPENDING DANGER

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War seems to be looming at Ugbenu- Oghara Community of Ethiope west local government area of Delta State as short changed youths who were robbed from contesting their election calls on the Area Commander, Ughelli Area Command Nigeria Police force for the immediate investigation of the activities of those fanning the amber of war In that peaceful community. Solomon Arase, ...

Police Arraigns Man In  Court For N30,000 Bribe

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By Francis Sadhere The Delta State Police Command yesterday arraigned one Chief Gideon Okumagba before the Magistrate Court 1, Warri for allegedly trying to bribe the DPO of B' Division, Warri, CSP Eyoh Aniete, to secure the release of one Chief Kesiena Okumagba who is allegedly involved in a case of serious assault, threat to life ...

Court Sentences 21 Year Old to Death for Murdering Judge

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High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday sentenced to death, 21-year-old David Idah, who murdered a retired 65-year-old Deputy Chief Registrar of the court, Mrs. Olufunlayo Cecilia Timeyin. The convict had on April 7 been arraigned before an Abeokuta Chief Magistrate’s Court, on a one-count charge of unlawful killing, an offence which according to the ...

Delta CP Vows To Reduce Criminality … Parades 35 Cultists, 4 Armed Robbers/Kidnappers in Warri

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By Francis Sadhere  The Delta State Commissioner of Police, C.P. Alkali Baba Usman today assured people in the state that the police will not spare any effort in reducing all kinds of criminality to the nearest minimum. Some of the suspected cultists paraded at the Area Command Warri, today. The Delta State police boss gave this assurance ...

Delta Tribunal Wants PDP’s Preliminary Objections against APC, LP’s Petition Collapsed into Substantive Trial

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By Omos Oyibode   Delta State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday in Asaba, asked the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to collapse its preliminary objections into the substantive trial in the petition filed by the   All Progressive Congress (APC) and Labour Party (LP), challenging the results of the governorship election in the state. In  its ruling, Chairman of the  ...

SACKED POLICE ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATION IN DELTA

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By Omos Oyinbode A police officer who was sacked from the force in 2011 but still parades self as an officer of the force has been arrested in Warri, Delta State, by a team of the Quick Response Squad. The officer named Matthew Ochoche was nabbed when he was escorting a vehicle fully loaded with fairly used ...

Niger Delta Activist calls for Nigeria Police, FRSC, NCSDC merger

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  By Tejiri Ebikeme   Niger Delta activist and criminologist, Comrade Omolubi Newuwumi, had reiterated his call for  merger of  the Nigeria Police force, the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for effective security of the nation. Omolubi spoke against the recent backdrop on the recent call by the President Muhammadu ...

POLICE DENY N15M RANSOM PAYMENT FOR JONATHAN’S COUSINS

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  By Our Correspondent,   Bayelsa State Police Command, today, denied the report that a N15 million ransom was paid to secure the release of the kidnapped cousins of former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. Kate Ene and Patience Ebeni, cousins to the former president, were abducted on May 15 along with their friend, Edith Ekeni, along Akipelai in Ogbia ...

POLICE INTENSIFY EFFORT TO RID WARRI OF CRIMINALS

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By Francis Sadhere Hoodlums in Warri and neighboring communities are in for a hard time as police have started bombing strategic and crime infested areas to fish out bad boys who have been terrorizing the oil city. Solomon Arase The search which began since after the general election is yielding fruitful results as scores of criminals, ranging ...

THREE MEN TO SPEND 21 YEARS IN JAIL FOR RAPE

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Tejiri Ebikeme Three accused persons, Mr. Oghor Osie; Mr. Great Obawakpor and Mr. Tejiri Akpofure have been sentenced to twenty one years in prison, with hard labour for rape by Justice F.O., Ohwo, sitting at High Court 2 Warri. Honourable Justice Ohwo gave the sentence recently, while giving his judgment on the three accused on three count ...

Cult clash claims lives in Benin

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BY EBEN ENASCO KINGSLEY, BENIN Several youths have been killed in a renewed cult fracas that engulfed Benin City, four days ago. The Spokesman, Edo Police Command DSP Stephen Onwochei said that the command has made several arrests and recovered weapons from the warring cult groups. DSP Onwocha stated further that the police are doing everything to stop the killings. 'We ...

Ekpan Murder: Police Vows to Fish Out Killers of Olomu

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By Francis Sadhere The Nigerian Police has vowed to fish out the killers of the Financial Secretary of Ekpan community, Comrade Abraham Edesiri Olomu, who was murdered in cold blood on Monday 27 in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. Solomon Arase, Acting Inspector General of Police. According to a credible police source who pleaded anonimity, ...

Gunmen kidnap Ogbia LG Chairman in Bayelsa

  PHILIP EKE, YENAGOA Armed men, recently, invaded Otuasega in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and abducted the council chairman, Mr. Enaye Abah. The incident occurred at about 7.05am, along the Otuasega-Okarki Expressway. According to eyewitnesses, four men armed with sophisticated weapons, blocked the official Prado Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, of the council chairman with a blue Mazda car, believed to ...

Woman Dies In Hands of Her Kidnappers…As Another Woman Escapes From Her Abductors

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By Francis Sadhere A staff of the Delta Printing and Publishing Company Limited (DPPCL), publishers of THE POINTER titles, Mrs. Patricia Amitaye has died in the hands of Kidnappers, just as a house wife Mrs. Caro Botosan has escaped from her captors after spending a gruesome nine days in their den at Usie-ffurun forest in Ughelli ...

CEPEJ Condemns Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

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By Francis Sadhere As condemnationhas continued to trail the spate of the gruesome killing of foreigners, mainly Africans  in South Africa, A Niger-Delta based Non-Governmental Organization, Center for Peace andEnvironmental Justice (CEPEJ) expressed rude shock over the xenophobic attacksby the South African rampaging youths. Scenes from xenophobic attacks in South Africa. ItsNational Coordinator/ CEO, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, ...