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CHILD TRAFFICKING: Police Smash Syndicate, Recover Babies

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Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) at the Delta State Police Command have arrested child trafficking syndicates and recovered several babies within Asaba, Onitsha and Akwa Ibom.

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This comes barely two months after the police uncovered a baby factory behind NTA Asaba where over 13 babies and nine pregnant young girls were found.

Briefing journalists yesterday in Asaba, the state police commissioner, Alkali Baba Usman, disclosed that SARS operatives, acting on a tip-off about an interstate human and child trafficking cell in Asaba, swung into action and arrested one Nkiru Asouza and her husband, Chidiebele Udeagbala, around Nwaziki Street, Asaba. He said that, upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime of child trafficking.

The police boss said that the suspect led SARS operatives to Onitsha in Anambra State where one Mary Bassey Okon was arrested and four other suspected trafficked children aged 1-5 years were recovered.

Alkali Baba Usman further disclosed that the suspects, upon further interrogation, led investigating team to Akwa Ibom State where one Ekaete Sunday, Etieno Mary Bassey, Stella John and two additional trafficked children of same age bracket were recovered, adding that two pregnant girls, Nancy Atume and Chidinma Johnson, were also recovered from the suspects.

According to the police boss, “The suspects confessed that the two pregnant girls were directed to them after having been variously pregnant to enable them nurse the pregnancy with a view to selling the babies after delivery.”

He said Chidima Johnson and six children were handed over to the Delta State Ministry of Women Affairs, while Nancy Atume was handed over to her parents.

Meanwhile, the police have gunned down three die-hard armed robbers in Warri.

Alkali Baba Usman, police commissioner in the state, who confirmed the killing of the three-man armed gang, said they had been terrorizing Warri, Effurun and their environs and were killed at Apala road, Warri, after a fierce gun battle with the police last Friday.

He said that items recovered from the gang members include: Two AK.47 rifles Nos 562538090 and 562623141, and AK.49 rifle No. 1968Kh 9372, K2 rifle No. 061487, Forty-Three (43) rounds of AK ammunition and Vento Car with Reg. No. AE 681 BKW.

He added that the police onslaught against armed gangs will continue so as to ensure a hitch free yuletide.

Source: Leadership

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“I don’t care about #EndSARS”- Edo state deputy governor’s son slams protesters

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A Nigerian man reported to be the son of Philip Shaibu, deputy Governor of Edo State, has made it clear to Nigerians that he does not care about the ongoing #EndSARS movement in Nigeria.

According to the young man, it is also the reason why he has not said or posted anything related to campaign.

In a video shared on social media, the man was upset by the way Nigerians living in Canada or America are seriously protesting against police brutality in Nigeria.

He says he doesn’t give a f*ck and questioned who Nigerians abroad are protesting to.

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There Is Hope For A Better Nigeria -AY Comedian Prays

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Nigerian stand-up comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY says we can have a better Nigeria.

Nigerian stand-up comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY says we can have a better Nigeria.

AY Prays For Nigeria

Taking to the microblogging site, Twitter, the veteran comedian encouraged Nigerians amidst the on-going unrest in Lagos and other parts of the country.

In his tweet, the ace comedian who is also an actor prayed for the leaders and the nation at large.

Read his tweet below;

‘There is hope for a better Nigeria. We serve a God of restoration. Today we pray that God almighty would give wisdom & empathy to our current leadership. We pray 4 revivals in d land. More importantly, we pray for our leaders to seek common ground & unity with us in Jesus name. Amen

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Sanwo-Olu Confirms Lekki Toll Gate CCTV Still Intact

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Sanwo-Olu Confirms Lekki Toll Gate CCTV Still Intact

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in an interview with Arise TV has confirm that the CCTV camera at the Lekki Toll Gate is still intact.

Responding to the interviewer’s question who asked the integrity of the installed CCTV at the Tollgate.

The governor further states that his government would involve the use of experts to confirm the integrity of the CCTV cameras.

More-so, he said the video footage of the happenings at the Lekki Toll Gate would be investigated by the experts and they would verify the integrity of every video footage. He also mentioned that the panel would be set up by weekend, after the curfew.

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