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Woman crushed to death in police station

Tragedy struck at the Central Police Station, Aba, on Saturday, when a widow simply identified as Mrs. Peace was crushed to death in a strange accident at the station.

15 police officers in detention over extortion

The leadership of the Abia State Police Command says it has arrested 15 police personnel under its command for allegedly extorting money from motorists and other members of the public.
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Train crushes truck driver to death in Aba

A truck driver whose identity has yet to be determined was crushed to death in Aba by a cargo train late on Thursday.

Benue, Abia get new CPs ahead of Saturday’s election

A new Commissioner of Police, Mr Awosola Awotinde, has been posted to Abia State, while Mr Umar Muri replaced Mr Omolulu Bishi as CP in Benue State ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and state House of Assembly elections.

Gunmen attack warehouse, kill policeman in Aba

A group of yet-to-be identified gunmen who attacked one of the warehouses in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State have reportedly killed one of the police officers attached to Aba Command of the Nigeria Police Force.
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Samuel Kalu relieved as mother regains freedom

Super Eagles and Bordeaux of France winger Samuel Kalu can now concentrate on national team assignment after his kidnapped mother Madam Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu was released Tuesday according to Abia State Police command. Madam Kalu according to the Police was released close to midnight of Monday.

Election: Police arrest 10 for attempting to snatch ballot boxes in Abia

The Abia State Police Command have arrested 10 suspected ballot box snatchers in Bende, Abia State.

Abia community seeks Governor Ikpeazu’s protection over attacks

The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had waited too long to come to their aid since the periodic attacks started in 2014.

Mob burns suspected robber to death in Aba

An angry mob lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Eziama area in Aba on Monday.
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CP: No Chinese was caught with human parts in Abia

The Abia State Police Command has dismissed a trending video in the social media showing some unnamed Chinese said to have been arrested in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, with 15 human heads, saying no such thing happened.

Decomposing bodies of two pastors, woman discovered in Umuahia

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Abia State Police Command have commenced investigation into unveiling the killing of two pastors of a new generation church in the state capital and a woman.

19 killed in Abia pipeline explosion

No fewer than 19 people were yesterday feared dead following an explosion that occurred at the Osisioma, Abia State axis of the petroleum products pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Police impound imported military uniforms in Abia

Abia State Police Command has impounded a large quantity of military uniforms, allegedly imported from China and stocked at a warehouse in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.

Man’s bid to poison brother boomerangs, kills self

A middle-aged man, Okom Eke, has reportedly died in Akanu Item in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, after ingesting a substance he allegedly procured to poison his younger brother.
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Police nab fake military colonel in Abia

A 22 two-year-old man identified as Ukpabi Kenneth is currently in the custody of the Abia State Police Command for claiming to be a colonel in the Nigerian Army.

142 police personnel undertake check-up in Enugu

No fewer than 142 police personnel in Enugu took part in check-up to ascertain their health status as they carry out their duties and prepare for retirement.

Police bust three suspected child trafficking syndicates, arrest 22

Abia State police command has arrested members of three suspected child trafficking syndicates, including 17-year-old Gift Daniel, who sold her two-day-old baby boy for N670, 000.

IPOB accuses police of abducting 21 members

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21 Shalom Church members and other Christian denominations praying in the Afara-Ukwu residence of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

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