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Police in Imo Rescue Stolen 3-Day Old Child


By Ignatius Okpara OWERRI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A- 3-day old baby stolen by two suspected child thieves in Imo state, has been rescued by police. The State Commissioner of Police Taiwo Lakanu narrated the baby was stolen almost 48-hours after his birth at the Chukwunonso Maternity in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state. Disclosing […]

Anambra Police Arrest Man Who Killed, Buried Younger Brother in  Bush


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Awka Police in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, have arrested  one Chukwudi Mmaduakor, for allegedly killing his 18 year old younger brother, Chinecherem Mmaduakor and buried his corpse in a bush. He was apprehended at the weekend by officers attached to the Umuchu Divisional Police. The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ojo Anthony Olusola […]

Serving NYSC Corps Member Arrested For Robbery, Kidnapping


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Awka Police in Anambra state, South- East Nigeria, have arrested a member of the National Youth service Corps NYSC,currently serving in the state over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping. Disclosing this to newsmen in Awka,the Anambra capital,while parading the suspect alongside nine others, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ali Okechukwu, […]

BLACK XMAS: Son Hacks Father To Death In Enugu On Xmas Day


… As 4 Perish In Auto Crash By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu This year’s Christmas celebration in Imilike Agu, Udenu council Area of Enugu state turned sour, on Friday, as son hacked his 60 years old father, identified as Paulinus Ugwuoke to death. AFRICAN EXAMINER learnt that the ugly incident has thrown the entire community into […]

Secret Cult Clashes Claim Five In Ebonyi


By Ignatius Okpara The Police in Ebonyi State, South East Nigeria, Monday confirmed that no fewer than five persons were killed during a deadly clash between two rival secret cult groups in the state. The State Police Public Relations Officer PPRO George Okafor, disclosed this to newsmen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital. He said: […]

Fresh Chaos Hit Assemblies Of God Church As Members Drag Heads To EFCC Over Embezzlement


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The factional General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church, Rev. Chidi Okoroafor and six of his officials have run into mucky waters, as their members have dragged them before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), over alleged embezzlement of church funds. Our Correspondent gathered that the petition was submitted to […]

Gunmen kill 3 APC Members In Imo


FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Owerri – Heavily armed unknown gunmen have killed three members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Umuokpo Village in Nwangele local government area of Imo State. According to a source in the community, the deceased Mr. Placid Ejimmadu, Livinus Iwumune and Jonathan Ibemere were shot dead last Sunday around 8pm. The […]

Jungle Justice: Angry Market Mob Set Two Boys Ablaze For Alleged Stealing


From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu – The entire Ogbete main market in Enugu North Council area of Enugu state was thrown into pandemonium on Friday as angry market mob set two young boys ablaze for alleged stealing in the market. Sources, close to the market said the two boys were allegedly “burnt in the early hours […]

15 Killed in Enugu ghastly Motor Accident


FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu At least, fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a fatal motor accident that occurred Saturday along the Enugu/Onitsha old road, in Oji River council area of Enugu State. Enugu state police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the deadly accident to African Examiner. He disclosed that the command has […]

Nasarawa Police Command Arrests 14 Suspects Over Alakyo Attack


From Ganiyu Nasirudeen No fewer than 14 suspects have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police Command in connection with Sunday’s attack on Alakyo village in Lafia, the State capital. The State’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ugochukwu Theodore, disclosed late Tuesday that five people were killed, seven injured, while over eight shops and not […]

EFCC Recovers N5 Billion Stolen Subsidy Money As 40 Suspects Face Persecution


FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered over five billion naira stolen oil subsidy money; just as more than forty suspects are currently being prosecuted for the unholy act. Chairman of the anti graft agency, Ibrahim Lamorde disclosed this in Enugu during a workshop organized for Journalists […]

Lagos Seals 40 Illegal Drug Stores

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By Ayo Balogun, Lagos Men and officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has sealed no fewer than 40 illegal drugs stores at Alapere, Magodo and Ikosi-Isheri areas of Lagos, Nigeria. The raid was conducted in conjunction with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Federal Taskforce, National […]

Man Held For Fraudulently Mopping Up Temporary Voters’ Card In Lagos


A suspect was at the weekend arrested for allegedly collecting INEC temporary voters cards from some unsuspecting residents at Igoke Ward B area of Agbado Oke Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos, Nigeria on the pretext that he would assist them in obtaining the Permanent Voters’ Cards. The suspect (name withheld) who was reportedly […]

Five Docked Over Fake FIRS Jobs, Promotion


Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja. Five persons accused of impersonating officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and deceiving members of the public into parting with money for non-existent FIRS jobs and fake promotion promise to officials of the Service, were Monday 27th October 2014 docked at a Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Gabriel Kolawole, […]

EFCC Recovers. Returns Defrauded Over N.5 Million Back To Blind victim


From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Relief on Thursday came the way of a middle- aged blind woman who was defrauded the sum of N830,000 by a suspected fraudster, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), recovered and handed over N550,000 out of the total back to the owner. The anti – graft agency, recovered the […]

Abducted Ex – NBA President Regains Freedom

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    The abducted former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Okey Wali (SAN), has regained his freedom from his captors. Confirmation on the release was contained in a statement issued later Thursday by the current NBA President, Augustine Alegeh. The press statement revealed that the prominent Lawyer, was released around 11 pm […]

Cyber-crimes, Online Fraud Culprits to Bag Seven Years Jail Term


        Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja Cyber crimes and online fraud perpetrators in Nigeria would henceforth get seven years jail term if caught. This followed the passage of the bill sponsored to that effect by Senator Adegbenga Kaka (APC Ogun East). The bill tagged:  “A Bill for an Act to Provide for the Prohibition, […]

Deputy Vice Chancellor Abducted By Gunmen


By Funmilayo Omidiji The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijagun, Odogbolu, Ogun state, South Western Nigeria, Professor Joseph Olusanya, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. AFRICAN EXAMINER sources in the citadel and Odogbolu town, indicated that Professor Olusanya was abducted Monday, during a return journey from Abeokuta, the state Capital, while […]

Oddity: Lagos Police Command Confirms Death Of Flying Witch


By Niyi Adeyi The Lagos state Police Command has confirmed the passing on, of a woman believed to be under the influence of some metaphysical powers, by turning from a flying bird into human being after ramming into an electric pole in Cappa area of Oshodi. The Command Spokesperson, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, confirmed that the […]

IGP Abba Re-constitutes Gender Unit; Appoints Gender Adviser

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    In order to check the high level of violence against female gender in the country, the Acting Inspector General Police (IGP), Suleimon Abba, has re-constituted the Force Unit. Consequently, he has appointed CSP Olabisi Kolawole as the Gender Adviser to the Nigeria Police. In a press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer […]

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