Police nabs man for attempting to kill wife over money

Police nabs man for attempting to kill wife over money

Police in Cross River State has arrested a husband who attempted to kill his wife over money. The husband, Emmanuel Attah was arrested for attempting to kill his wife, Lidia Attah. Trouble started when Lidia, a bank manager allegedly refused to give the husband money to settle the money he allegedly embezzled from a firm in Lagos where he was working. When Eastern Reporter contacted the State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Inuwa Hafiz on phone…

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Enugu Youths Arrest Herdsman With AK47

Enugu Youths Arrest Herdsman With AK47

Following the arrest of a suspected Fulani herdsman, with an AK 47 rifle, at Ugbawka in Nkanu East LGA of the State, Tension has engulfed members of the community. The herdsman was arrested on Thursday, by vigilant Ugbawka youths who were suspicious of his mission in their community, with a high caliber assault rifle. The youths immediately handed over the arrested herdsman to the police and the suspect was in the custody of the Enugu State…

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Court remands woman for alleged theft of 8 months baby

Court remands woman for alleged theft of 8 months baby

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the remand of one Theresa Obonna, in Prison for alleged theft of eight months baby. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, gave the order after Obonna of Jabi, Abuja, pleaded not guilty to a count charge of theft. Sadiq adjourned the case till May 3 for hearing. The Prosecutor, Zannah Dalhatu, told the court that one Godstime David, who resides in Akwa-Ibom, reported the matter at the Life Camp Police…

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60 persons possess pump action guns in Jigawa – Police

60 persons possess pump action guns in Jigawa – Police

The Police in Jigawa say 60 persons are in possession of Pump Action Guns in the state. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Bala Sanci, confirmed this while fielding questions from newsmen in Dutse on Tuesday. Sanci said no one could possess such gun without the approval of Mr President. He called on people in possession of such guns to immediately surrender them to the command. “We have the list, names and addresses of sixty…

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Diverting of relief Materials-Nasarawa IDPs Cry Out

Diverting of relief Materials-Nasarawa IDPs Cry Out

Displaced Persons in Nasarawa State have accused security operatives deployed in Kadarko, Giza and Agyaragu in Obi Local Government Area of diverting the relief materials meant for the IDPs in the state. Governor Umaru Tanko Al- Makura had, on Thursday last week, distributed relief materials worth millions of naira to the IDPs following their displacement by the crisis in the area. But the displaced people accused riot policemen and soldiers of keeping back some of…

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Police investigate alleged killing of commuter

Police investigate alleged killing of commuter

The Police Command in Enugu says it has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of a commuter by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Thursday that the incident took place at about 10 a.m. on Thursday. NAN reports that it took the intervention of the Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Danmallam and other top functionaries of the state…

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Heavy gunfire rocks Dong Plateau community

Heavy gunfire rocks Dong Plateau community

There is report of another attack on Dong, a community in Jos North LGA of Plateau State. Dong is a community sharing boundary with Bassa LGA of the State. It was gathered that the community is under heavy fire, as gunshot sounds are heard from the area. A source close in the community said some residents of the area are heading towards State Low cost, another community not too far from Dong. When the spokesman…

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Father hacks son to death over cashew nuts

Father hacks son to death over cashew nuts

The Police Command in Enugu has confirmed the case of Izuchukwu Ilo, who was hacked to death, over the ownership of cashew nut in Enugu. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Thursday that the incident happened on March 21. Amaraizu said that the incident took place at Obinetiti Isikwe village in Achi community, Oji River Local Government Area. “Hyacinth Ilo, 60, allegedly had an argument with his son, Izuchukwu Ilo….

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Breaking – Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped Dapchi Schoolgirls

Breaking – Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped Dapchi Schoolgirls

Boko Haram insurgents has returned The schoolgirls kidnapped from Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State. A resident confirmed the development to reporters. According to the resident, the insurgents returned the girls in the early hours of Wednesday few minutes after soldiers were withdrawn from the town. The militant group came with the girls in 9 vehicles same way they took them away. There was confusion in the area as members of the community scampered…

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