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Childless Lagos trader steals 1-month-old baby in Akwa Ibom

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The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has arrested one Peace Chukwuemeka, 30, for allegedly stealing a month-old baby from her mother. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Murtala Mani, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the activities of the command in Uyo on Tuesday. Mani spoke through the ...

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EFCC Arraigns Port Harcourt Based Pastor for N22.4m Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned Pastor Nimi West and his company, Nimak & Company Nigeria Limited before Justice U.N. Agumoh of the Federal High Court Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a four count charge of obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of Twenty-Two Million, Four ...

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‘I robbed to raise money to fund my poultry’

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A suspected leader of a car snatching syndicate in Aba, Abia State, identified as Ladislas Ukpabi, says he robbed to raise money to expand his poultry. He said the economic recession in the country and his dwindling poultry business made him to consider armed robbery as an option. Ukpabi said, ...

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Akpobolokemi used fronts, ghost firms to divert N496m –Witness

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An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Orji Chukwuma, claimed on Friday that a former Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, and others diverted a sum of N496m belonging to the agency. Chukwuma claimed that the money was approved in July 2014 by a ...

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Delta: Two dead as police, robbers engage in gun battle

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A gun duel between operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Delta State Police Command and suspected armed robbers, has led to the death of two persons. The deceased, including their accomplice who escaped gun shots by the whiskers, had robbed their victim at gun point about 2 pm 0n ...

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Angry son butchers father, throws his body inside toilet

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Residents of Ekpri Ikot Ene community, Akpabuyo Local Government Area, Cross River State, were recently thrown into mourning after an angry 23-year-old son butchered his father, who is the village head, HRH Francis Ekpo Ene, and dumped his corpse inside the family’s pit toilet. The boy claimed his late father ...

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Boko Haram terrorists ambush soldiers, kill 9, injure 20 in Damboa

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Operation Lafiya Dole troops carrying out clearance operations on suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts in Talala and Ajigin, southern part of Borno state, were ambushed by suspected terrorists at Ugundiri village, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno state, while returning to base after clearance operations yesterday. A statement from acting Director, ...

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BREAKING: Panic in Borno as explosions rock Maiduguri

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Three loud bomb explosions were today (Monday) heard between 7:50pm and 8:00pm in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital‎. Residents said the explosions were around Polo and Damboa road in Maiduguri. There are no details yet but residents are making frantic calls to find out the directions. It could be recalled ...

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