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Police arrest carjackers with 150 phones

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested suspected carjackers operating in the state and Delta State.

Anambra crisis: Community debunks allegations against governor, wife

Some elders in Nando community, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State, have invoked ‘curses‘ against those allegedly instigating crisis in the area.

Man arrested for defiling teenage girls

46-year-old man, Charles Igwedibia, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl in Nkwelle village, Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State.
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Pastor nabbed for kidnapping 11-year old child in Anambra

A 30-year old Pastor, Samuel Emeka, has been arrested for allegedly abducting an 11-year old boy in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra State.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.

Community alleges police attempt to shield suspected kidnapper

People of Okpalaegwu kindred of Amawa Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged attempt by the police to shield suspected mastermind of the kidnap of their son, Emeka Okoye from facing the law.

Police arrest 103 for suspected cultism, armed robbery, recover ammunition in Anambra

The police in Anambra State have arrested about 100 persons suspected to be cultists. They have also nabbed three armed-robbery suspects and recovered some ammunition including a barreta pistol.
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Anambra government grants reprieve to seven prison inmates

Anambra State Government has granted approval for reprieve to seven prison inmates from Anambra and Enugu Prison Commands as part of 2018 Independence celebrations.

Two feared dead as police, youths clash in Anambra

Two persons were feared killed, on Wednesday, at Awkuzu in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State when police and youths in the area clashed over the death of a motorcycle (Okada) rider.

Police arrest lady over attempt to traffic girls to Ghana for prostitution

The police in Anambra State have arrested a lady, Amaka Adiri of No. 24 Vbioke Street, Benin City, Edo State over attempt to traffic two ladies; Gold Ebube Nwogazi and Chidera Paul to Ghana for prostitution.

Police parades cultists, armed robbers in Abia

Abia State Police Command on Monday in Umuahia, Abia State capital paraded suspected cultists, armed robbers and others accused to be involved in snatching cars of their victims at gun points.

IPMAN: Sealing of stations will not stop petrol price hike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has declared that sealing of petrol stations by the Department of Petroleum Resources would not solve the problem of hike in the price of petrol.

DPR seals four filling stations in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has sealed four filling stations in Anambra for suspected diversion and selling of petrol above N145 as approved by the Federal Government.

Court orders release of Elombah online editor

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of Tim Elombah, the Editor of Elombah.com, who was arrested alongside his brothers.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.