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Suspected Kidnappers Of Nollywood Actress Nabbed, Ransom Recovered

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Adisa-BolantaFollowing the kidnap of Nollywood actress and special assistant to governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state on public affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus, in Owerri on December 16, 2012 and her subsequent release after the sum of N8 million was reportedly paid as ransom, the Imo State Police Command made good its promise to fish out the perpetrators as it parade four suspects on Monday at its headquarters in Owerri paraded four suspects in connection with the crime.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adisa Bolanta, while parading the suspects, disclosed their names as Okoro Basil, Stella Opara (female), Festus Olegeme and Chijioke Chima.

Bolanta who revealed how they were apprehended in Imerienwe, Ngor Opkala, Imo State by a counter-terrorism team led by ASP Cyril Obu, added that they also recovered the ransom paid to the abductors.

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  1. ODAUDU Moses Abrahams

    January 1, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    I have always maintained that put corruption away Nigeria’s police are the best in the world, when they want to, they always get it done

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    January 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Well this is a feather in the cap for the Nigqerian Police,I say well done,make sure other (related) are equall resolved with despatch.

  4. Ogbaji kachi joe

    January 25, 2013 at 7:38 am

    Police should do turow investigations 2 avoid arrest of innocent citizens

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    May 24, 2014 at 3:04 am

    Sunrrisipg to think of something like that

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Constitutes Panel Of Enquiry

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Forms Panel Of Enquiry

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

In a bid to quell the #EndSARS protest which is spreading like a raging inferno across the country, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State has set up a panel of inquiry and restitution for victims of SARS.

This was announced in a statewide broadcast on Thursday.

The panel will be a 7-man panel which will ensure that all those with verifiable cases of SARS brutality or fatality receive compensation.

Also Read: BREAKING: EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu reveals identities of policemen who harassed protesters

The Panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, while members are Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society), Taiwo Lakanu (a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police), Patience Udoh (representing the Civil Society); Segun Awosanya aka Segalink (Human Rights Activist).

Others are Olutoyin Odusanya (Director, Citizens Mediation Center), a rep/member of the youth-led protest, and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

There will be a help desk for the complaints and petitions to the panel.

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother
Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Abigail Makinde, the mother of the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is dead.

The Chief Press Secretary to Mr Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, however, told newsmen that the family will soon make an official statement on the death of the deceased.

He said: “Yes. The family will make an official statement.

“The family will soon make an official statement. In the next few minutes, the family will make an official statement, in few minutes.”

It was gathered that Mr Makinde lost his father, Olatunbosun Makinde, a few years ago.

It was learnt that Mrs Makinde died in the early hours of Thursday.

She died at the age of 81.

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