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ISU-ANIOCHA KILLINGS: FOR CONSPIRACY, MURDER, ARMED ROBBERY, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND MALICIOUS DAMAGE, POLICE DECLARE 12 SUSPECTS WANTED 

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The Nigeria Police Force hereby declares wanted the following twelve (12) persons in connection with a case of conspiracy, murder, armed robbery, an act of terrorism, kidnapping, cultism and unlawful possession of firearms, housebreaking, burglary, malicious damage, and conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace in Isu-Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria;

i. Edward Okoye (aka Stone) vii. Donatus Okeke
ii. Onyemazi Ngini viii. Onyebuchi Nwekeizu Okoye
iii. Nonso Eboh ix. Chukwuka Onyibor
iv. Chukwujekwu Anaekeokwu x. Chuka Ilodigwe
v. Chinedu Nwoye Okoye xi. Nonso Awusionwu Obinna
vi. Cosmos Okonkwo xii. Chukwujekwu Okoye

The Police had earlier secured a court order to declare wanted the suspects, all male of Igbo extraction with ages ranging from 25 years to 55 years old, natives of Isu-Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State with heights between 1.5m to 1.7m.

Edward Okoye (aka Stone), had in conjunction with others shot two men dead – one Ifeanyi Anazoba (aka Ichafu) and one Chukwuebuka Amodo (aka Mutum) at a burial function in Umuzuocha Town Hall, Awka South of Anambra State on 19th January 2019, beheaded them and burnt their bodies beyond recognition; kidnapped two others, and vandalized two properties valued at over 1.2 billion Naira. The suspects equally attacked and brutalized some mobile police officers detailed to restore calm to the community.

The Nigeria Police Force, therefore, urges all well-meaning members of the general public to assist the police with useful information which would facilitate their arrest and ensure they are brought to justice. It further assures that justice would not just be done in the matter, but would be seen by all parties in the matter, to have been done as the police will leave no stone unturned in unraveling the ugly and criminal incident.

 

 

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IBEDC Holds Safety Sensitization in Public Schools

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Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, Plc (IBEDC) has joined the nation to celebrate our future, the Nigerian child as part of activities for the 2022 International Children’s Day celebration, by visiting several public schools within its network to create awareness on electricity safety. The visits also coincides with the Company’s safety sensitization activities earmarked for the commemoration of the just concluded World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

A statement signed by the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Engr. John Ayodele said the need to educate children on imbibing a positive health and safety culture should not be taken for granted. As cultivating the lessons on how to maintain safety around electricity early will not only save their lives, but it will also forestall lifelong injuries.

“We are strategically embarking on these sensitization visits of some public schools across our franchise to equip children with the safety skill set that will change their orientation about electricity safety and make them act proactively, because as we know, prevention is better than cure. IBEDC as a socially responsible corporate entity with education at the core of its CSR thrust, then decided that, in addition to our annual donation of school materials and fees to some indigent students, we will leverage the Children’s Day celebration as a platform to teach children on safety” Engr. Ayodele said.

Speaking further, Engr. Ayodele said IBEDC is committed to upholding global safety standards, as well as sustaining the health and safety culture the company has built over the years through continuous internal endeavors and collaborations with external safety agencies.
“It is against this backdrop that we organized various programs aimed at institutionalizing the safety culture within our business and the people we serve, namely Essay Competition, 1st Responder trainings, Technical workshop and colloquium, courtesy visits to critical stakeholders etc., to commemorate the 2022 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This is to further position us for the safety challenges and best practices of the 21st century.

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POLICE PARADE ARRESTED KIDNAPPERS OF GREENFIELD STUDENTS AND OTHER RAPE SUSPECTS 

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• 61 Firearms, 376 Ammunition, 22 Cartridges, Cash Sum of 2 Million Naira Recovered

The Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad (FIB-STS) operatives following directives from the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, to clampdown on the perpetrators of crimes and criminality, as well as cutting off their supply of arms, have successfully effected the arrest of 31 suspects connected with major violent crimes including Kidnapping, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Unlawful Possession of Firearms etc.

The FIB-STS equally recovered a total of 61 firearms including 41 AK rifles, 8 Type 06 rifles, 4 Light Assault Rifles (LAR), 4 pump action guns, 2 locally made firearms, 1 G3 rifle, 1 dane gun, 376 rounds of live ammunition of different calibres, and a cash sum of two million Naira, from the suspects in the course of investigations.

 

Police Parades Kidnap Suspect

Prominent among the cases include a case of kidnapping where the duo of Aminu Lawal (aka Kano), and Murtala Dawu (aka Mugala), both working in synergy with the kidnap kingpin known as Yellow Ashana, confessed to the kidnap and murder of two police officers and one vigilante in 2021. They equally confessed to the kidnap of students from the Greenfield University in Kaduna State, and the mindless murder of five victims before the payment of ransom, and the eventual release of the others. Intelligence shows that their area of operations includes Dan Hunu, Kekebi, Dan Busha Rido, Maraban Rido, and Kumi Sata, all in Kaduna State. FIB-STS operatives caught up with them in March 2022, after being on their trail upon the mention of their names in connection to the kidnapping of Bethel Baptist School students in 2021.

Police Parades Kidnap Suspect

Similarly, a five-man trans-border syndicate that carries out kidnapping operations between Adamawa State in Nigeria, and Burha, Fituha, and Kesu in Cameroun were arrested. The gang comprises Abubakar Mohammed aged 28 years old, Shehu Mohammed aged 38 years old, Abdullahi Ali aged 30 years old, Abubakar Ali, aged 18 years old, and Hussaini Sule aged 18 years old, all males from Mubi, Adamawa State, targets wealthy individuals who possess beautiful houses or cars. They confessed to the kidnap and multiple rapes of a newly wedded woman at Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state whom they released upon receipt of a million Naira ransom. They were apprehended by operatives of the FIB-STS after collecting a ransom sum of 2 million Naira for one Alhaji Moni of Buladega Village on the 11th of May, 2022.

Operatives of the FIB-STS equally apprehended the duo of Umar Muhammed aged 40 years old from Mitchika in Adamawa State, and Musa Buba aged 29 years old from Hong in Adamawa State, who are famous for their kidnapping activities. They were arrested at the market, upon credible intelligence that they would be there to buy food items for their kidnap victims. They confessed to many heinous crimes including the killing and beheading of one Alhaji Mai Gome, even after ransom payment had been made.

Police Parades Kidnap Suspect

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, while commending the FIB-STS operatives for the successes recorded, assured that all criminal elements will be smoked out of their hiding places and would answer to their crimes in due course.

All the suspects will be arraigned in court on the completion of investigations.

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Kindness Guild of Nigeria Honours Aspirants

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Hon Rotimi Balogun, PDP Aspirant Representing Ikorodu constituency vying to run for Lagos state/Federal House of Assembly. Hon Ambassador Rotimi Olatunbosun, Hon. Adesada Wasiu Akingbade and Hon Ambassador Prince Yommy Ogungbe have all been endorsed by kindness Guild of Nigeria in conjunction with the organization for good Governance headed by cgc Dr yomi otukoya. These followed their leadership quality and being members of the organization.

Dr Balogun on his part Remarked That he feels good enlighted for him to have been endorsed and also thank those who endorsed him as an Ambassador because he is a man of the people who Loves to support people in need. He further stressed that if he wins the seat and gets to serve the masses, he would love to bring in wealth as he wants people to live above what is obtainable now due to the economic situation in the country He says he will enact laws to ensure that common man on the street is okay.
Ambassador Ogungbe on his part is also an aspirant under PDP vying for National House of Representatives Assembly in Lagos West and Hon. Adesada Wasiu Akingbade from Epe Constituency vying for Lagos state House of Assembly was honoured by the kindness Guild of Nigeria in Association with Organization for good Governance, GCG (Dr) Yomi Otukoyatukoya in a statement emphasized that the certificate of endorsement as Ambassador was a timely one being a member of the organization.in his remark, Hon Ogungbe expressed gratitude to the organization and promised to do more. He says the endorsement is good, something I looked forward to on June 9 2022 we are going to distribute gifts to our people. We want to empower them and show that we care for them. We will do more if elected

For Hon Wasiu Arigbade it is honor to be endorsed by the respected guide

” I am enlighted for these gestures all I can say is if when given the mandate to represent my Constituency I will not disappoint my people and the guide that has trust in me ”

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