Author Archives: NW Reporter

Business Woman Arraigned For Issuing N9.4m, Dud Cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 13, 2014 arraigned one Ngozi  Ibeka before Justice Valentine Ashi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Wuse, Abuja on a 14-count charge bordering on fraud and breach of trust. Ibeka, Managing Director of Em-Lette Nigeria Limited is alleged to have received several supplies of rice  from Stallion Nigeria Limited ...

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Ladoja Loses Appeal Against EFCC

The Former Governor of Oyo state Alhaji Rasheed Ladoja on Friday at Court of Appeal, Lagos, lost an appeal he filed, seeking the court to quash a criminal charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Delivering the lead judgment at the appellate court, Justice Saheed Bagir, upheld the powers of the EFCC to prosecute offenders under ...

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Robbers kill 2 policemen in Benue

The Police Command in Benue on Wednesday confirmed the killing of two of its officers attached to the state secretariat in Makurdi by armed robbers. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the incident.  He said the officers lost their lives during an exchange of fire with the robbers. Ezeala said the officers, who accompanied staff of the ...

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Woman Stabs Brother To Death

The police in Kwara State, north central Nigeria, have arrested Elizabeth Eze, a resident of Chikanda in Baruten Local Government Area, for allegedly stabbing her younger brother, Emeka, to death.The suspect, who hails from Enugu State, eastern Nigeria, was said to have stabbed Emeka over a minor disagreement on Sunday, 9 February.2014 The incident happened when the two of them ...

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Father Remanded For Allegedly Defilling Daughter

A 49 year old businessman, one Wale Akinusi was on Friday remanded in prison by an Apapa Chief Magistrate court for allegedly defiling his 17 year old daughter The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Oluyemisi Adelaja, did not take the plea of the accused, and ordered that he be kept in prison pending the advice of the State Director of Public Prosecutions. ...

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Kidnappers Of Ex-Lawmaker Arrested By Sss.

Two men have been arrested by the state security service, Ebonyi state command over the alleged kidnapping of Chief Kennedy Ogba, the former Deputy Leader of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly Chief Ogba is the brother-in-law to Dr Sam Egwu, a former governor of the state, was kidnapped on February 7 2014. The State Director of the SSS, Mr ...

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Army assures of zero tolerance for kidnapping and robbery

The Commander, 302 Artillery Regiment, Onitsha, Colonel Auwal Fagge, has pledged zero tolerance for kidnapping, armed robbery, bunkering and other criminal tendencies in Anambra. Fagge made the promise when a delegation from the state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) paid him a visit in Onitsha The commander said he had enhanced the vehicular monitoring capabilities of the ...

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Delta unveils Warri maternal, childcare centre

Delta State government has commissioned a 100-bed maternal and childcare centre at the Warri Central Hospital. The State Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan said the free maternal and child care schemes were borne out of the high premium government placed on the health of women and children. “Our unflinching resolve to protect the lives and health of our women and children ...

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SSS arrests kidnappers of Ebonyi ex-lawmaker

The State Security Service, Ebonyi Command, has arrested two alleged kidnappers of Chief Kennedy Ogba, the former Deputy Leader of the State Assembly, The brother-in-law to Dr Sam Egwu, a former governor of the state, was kidnapped on February 7. The State Director of the SSS, Mr Laasan Baba, while parading the suspects, said Ogba was kidnapped at Nsurakpa Village ...

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Katsina allocates funds for water provision

Katsina government has allocated the sum of N9.6 billion  to ensure provision of clean water in the region this year. Governor Ibrahim Shema disclosed the amount on Friday at the commissioning of a semi-urban water supply project in Batsari. Shema said within the last six years, government had spent N7 billion on provision of portable water. He said about 3 ...

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