Police smash A’Ibom rape syndicate

OPERATIVES of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested a three-man gang, which allegedly specialises in using tricycle to pick young women, hypnotised and rape them. It was learnt that the rape syndicate usually insert an object into their victims’ private parts, telling them they would die if they […]

‘APC resolving crisis in states’

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has expressed optimism that skirmishes in state chapters of the party will end soon. Odigie-Oyegun said this in an interview with The PUNCH in Abuja on Tuesday. As of the last count, there were crisis in the APC in […]

Avengers strike again, bomb NNPC, Chevron facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers, on Monday night, continued its unrelenting attacks on the nation’s oil facilities, blowing up two manifolds operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company at Batan community in the Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. Two other trunk lines, belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum […]

Edo APC gov aspirant escapes assassination attempt

One of the governorship aspirants in the just-concluded All Progressives Congress governorship primary in Edo State, Mr. Casely Omon-Irabor, on Tuesday escaped an assassination attempt in Delta State. It was gathered that gunmen broke into his home in Enerhen, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state in  the early hours […]

Gang chops off DPO’s ear during arrest

The Anambra State Police Command on Monday paraded a nine-man gang that had been terrorising Nanka community in Orumba North Local Government Area of the state. Members of the gang led by one Ifedilichukwu Nwankwo allegedly chopped off one of the ears of a Divisional Police Officer of Ajali Division […]

Abducted S’Leonean envoy rescued

The Deputy High Commissioner of Sierra Leone in Nigeria, Maj. Gen. Alfred Nelson William, who was kidnapped along Abuja- Kaduna last Friday, has regained his freedom. Willliam was rescued by the police on Tuesday and has  reunited with the High Commission and his family. The Force Public Relations, Donald Awunah, […]