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How we killed 3 policemen, kidnapped Ogba zoo boss Andy Ehanire – suspect

The circumstance leading to the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Nature Park, Benin, Dr. Andy Ehanire; killing of three policemen in the process and collection of N61m as ransom emerged yesterday.

Why we killed four policemen in Benin – Suspect

Detectives at the Edo State police command have arrested four members of the kidnap gang that abducted the Managing Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Dr. Andy Ehanire.

Police arrest four suspected Benin zoo kidnappers

Four suspects alleged to have kidnapped the Director of Ogba Zoo Benin City, Edo State, Mr. Andy Ehanire, have been arrested by men of the State police anti kidnapping squad.

Stakeholders call for improved security at tourists sites

Stakeholders in the tourism sector on Tuesday called on federal and states government to beef up security at tourists sites to encourage inbound tourism.

Kidnapped Zoo chief Andy Ehanire regains freedom

The Abducted Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Dr. Andy Ehanire, has regained his freedom.

Governor Godwin Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts of the state.

Kidnappers demand N200m for Osayomore Joseph, N350m for Andy Ehanire

The kidnappers of Edo State-born musical ace, Osayomore Joseph, have made contact with the family, demanding for an “outrageous amount” for his freedom.

Abducted Catholic priest released in Edo

The Parish Priest of St. Benedict Church, Iddo 2, Okpella of Auchi Diocese, Fr. Lawrence Adorolo who was abducted on Wednesday has been released.

Obaseki to meet Buhari over security situation in Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Tuesday said he would soon meet President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to restructure the Edo Police Command to strengthen the state’s security situation.

Killers of 3 policemen are militants – Edo CP

The Police Commissioner in Edo State, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, has described the killers of three police officers and the abductors of the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Dr. Andy Ehanire, as militants.

No arrest yet in murder of police officers, kidnap of minister’s brother – Police

The Police in Edo said they had yet to make arrest over Sunday’s kidnapping of Managing Director of the Ogba Zoological Gardens, Benin, and Andy Ehanire.

Minister condemns deadly attack on Benin zoo

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has strongly condemned the attack on Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Edo State, on Sunday, during which three policemen were killed and the Head of the Zoo, Dr. Andy Ehanire, was abducted by the attackers.

Gunmen kill 3 policemen, abduct minister’s brother in Edo

Gunmen on Sunday evening killed three policemen attached to Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin and abducted the head of the zoo, Dr Andy Ehanire, who is a brother of the Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire.

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