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Few months after Don Waney was killed, the ONELGA Security, Planning and Advisory Committee (OSPAC) has raised the alarm that some big wigs who sponsored the late cult member and killings in the area were still at work.
The 222 Battalion of Nigerian Army says its troops tracked and killed Austin Agulegbu, a top member of a notorious cultist gang that allegedly masterminded the New Year Day killings in Omoku, Rivers State.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Monday, ordered the demolition of any building used for sale and manufacture of illegal drugs in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said that following the killing of Don Waney’s younger brother, Oluchi Igwedibi, also known as Obataosu, the manhunt for others declared wanted by the State Security Council will continue.
The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Don Waney’s younger brother and a notorious member of his gang, Oluchi Igwedibia (alias Obatosu).
The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Barr. Osi Olisa, has charged security agencies to investigate and arrest politicians and individuals who encourage killings in ONELGA.
The governor also said that his administration had mapped out strategies to ensure that the state is insulated from various forms of security challenges, with a special focus on herdsmen menace.
A top official of the State Security Service, SSS, on Wednesday revealed how Don Waney, an alleged kidnap kingpin, was tracked to his hideout in Enugu.
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese in Anambra State, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, said yesterday that the situation in the troubled Benue State required special intervention from security operatives in the mould of Operation Python Dance carried out in the South East and Operation Crocodile Smile in the South–South combined.
Pro-Democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called on the Federal government to order the arrest and prosecution of the National Officials of the Miyetti Allah Cattle owners Association for the alleged threats they made soon after the Benue State House of Assembly passed the anti-open grazing law.
One of the deputies of a militant and kidnap kingpin, Don Waney, who was killed alongside five others by security agencies on January 7, has been captured by the police in Abuja.
A gang member who was involved in the gruesome murder of innocent people in Omoku, Rivers state, Desmond Okotubo, on the new year day on Thursday told newsmen in Abuja that his gang members led by the late Don Waney were on reprisal attack over the arrest of their leader’s mother by the vigilantes in the area.
The Nigerian police said they have killed six people alleged to be members of the gang that masterminded the New Year Day killing in Omoku, Rivers State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has warned kidnappers and cultists to leave the state or risk death sentence.
The Federal Government on Tuesday demolished a multi-million naira mansion at Omoku, in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney.
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has declared that Government will amend the State Anti-kidnapping Law to prescribe death sentence for those involved in cultism, robbery and kidnapping.
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