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Police: How commercial motorcyclist was killed in Aba over alleged N100 bribe

The police command in Abia State have confirmed Wednesday’s alleged killing of a commercial motorcyclist, also called “okada operator,” at Umuokereke Ngwa community near Aba.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.

Police kill one, injured two in shootout with ‘robbers’

Operatives of the Abia State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have killed a member of a robbery gang terrorising Obingwa Local Government Area and its environs.

Police declares killer cop wanted, places N500, 000 bounty

The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.

Gunmen shoot tricycle operator in Aba for reportedly foiling kidnap

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, yesterday, shot a yet-to- be-identified tricycle operator in the head in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
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Gunmen kidnap mechanic in Abia

Unknown gunmen yesterday kidnapped a mechanic, Ngozi Alozie, along Opobo road, Aba.
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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.

Police confirm murder of young man in Aba

The Police in Abia on Sunday confirmed the murder of a young man, Ugochukwu Mbadi by suspected hired killers in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.

Abia elections: APGA candidate arrested over alleged assassination attempt

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, House of Assembly candidate for Aba North Constituency of Abia State, Destiny Nwagwu, has been arrested by the men of Nigeria Police, Aba Divisional Command.

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.

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.

Female lifeless body found in Abia community

Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.

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.

Police deny arrest of suspect with election result in Abia

The police command in Abia State has said that it was not aware of the alleged arrest of a man in unlawful possession of election materials, including written result sheets for the botched presidential and National Assembly elections.
Uncollected permanent voter cards (PVCs) were burnt when yet to be identified persons attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Isialangwa south local government area of Abia state.

Police confirm burning of INEC office in Abia

SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abia command has confirmed the burning down of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia.
Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia

Abducted Abia APC chairman yet to regain freedom – party

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Abia has said that the party’s chairman, Mr. Donatus Nwankpa, who was reportedly abducted on Monday night, has yet to regain his freedom from his abductors.

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