Tag: onitsha

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 2, 2015

Opinion: Let’s face it, Gov. Obiano has achieved so much in office

On March 17th 2014 when Chief Willie Obiano mounted the saddle of leadership in Anambra State, amongst the people of ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 18, 2015

Police task force recovers 51 stolen vehicles from syndicate

by Damilola Jagun In response to series of reports of stolen vehicles from across the country, the Inspector-General of Police Special ...

Isime EseneDecember 25, 2014

Niger Bridge traffic: FRSC moves Zonal HQ from Benin to Asaba

by Iyobosa Omoregie Charles Akpabio, The Zonal Commanding Officer of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has announced the relocation of ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 3, 2014

Man shoots wife dead for sleeping with native doctor

by Azubuike Azikiwe A man has reportedly shot his wife dead for having an affair with a native doctor. The incident occurred at ...

Isime EseneNovember 22, 2014

Sad news: 15 people die in Enugu road accident

by Akan Ido Fifteen people died yesterday when a truck ran into a Toyota Sienna bus at Oji River in ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

How members of kidnap and robbery gang were killed in Enugu

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Two men, who are members of a robbery/kidnap gang have been killed, after a firefight with ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2014

Northerners should stop accusing Ihejerika of sponsoring Boko Haram – Igbo groups are angry

by Kolapo Olapoju Some groups from the south-eastern states have condemned some northern individuals for making allegations of Boko Haram ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2014

Horror in Enugu: Couple killed on eve of wedding-day

by Azubuike Azikiwe A couple, who were set to get married on Saturday, 6 September were reportedly shot dead by ...

Isime EseneSeptember 3, 2014

BUSTED: Herbalist, 2 others nabbed for kidnapping in Anambra

by Akan Ido Three men have been arrested by the Anambra State Department of Security Service for abducting one Charles Onyido ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

May 12, 2014

Opinion: Mr. President, what happened to your promise to the Ndi Igbo?

by Chukwemerie Uduchukwu Our Dear President, if urgent measures are not taken, these will serve as betrayal of Ndi Igbo ...

March 16, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: The 2nd Niger Bridge and other broken promises

by Sonala Olumhense But here we are: 2014, and the SNB seems to be the latest proof the President intends ...

February 12, 2014

27-year-old man arrested for beating girlfriend to death

by Oge Okonkwo A 27-year old man have been arrested by police in Onitsha, Anambra state on Tuesday for allegedly ...

February 3, 2014

BUSTED: 2 women arrested for kidnapping and selling baby in Lagos (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo Two Onitsha-based business women have been arrested by the police and are in detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) ...

December 14, 2013

Authorities warn Niger Bridge on the verge of collapse

by Adeola Balogun According to the President of the Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Tim Anosike, the Niger bridge is on ...

December 7, 2013

Opinion: Onitsha- A city in the grip of criminals

by Frederick Nwabufor As a matter of fact, a typical day for Onitsha residents is punctuated and hyphenated by robberies ...

October 26, 2013

“Police caught us because we ignored the oracle’s instruction” – Armed robbery kingpin (PICTURED)

Kingpin of a notorious robbery gang operating in Ore axis of Ondo State, Sunday Odina has confessed that his late ...

October 23, 2013

Massive traffic jam on Niger Bridge leads to death of 2 people

by ‘Jola Sotubo Calamity struck yesterday when a normal occurrence of a traffic jam resulted in the unexpected deaths of ...

September 30, 2013

Wickedness: Kidnapped 4-year-old boy found after 3 months in a couple’s house in Anambra

    The Enugu State Police Command has found a four-year-old boy, who was allegedly abducted at his school three ...

September 28, 2013

Opinion: We are waiting for the ‘new PDP’ governors at Ochanja market

by Onuoha Ukeh …Since the governors are more interested in visits, to grab newspaper headlines, I would not be surprised ...

September 27, 2013

Caught in the act: Another set of policemen recorded in Anambra extorting money from a motorist (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Extortion of innocent citizens by men of the Nigerian Police Force continues unabated as another video showing ...

September 18, 2013

Anambra businessman arrested for allegedly stripping female police officer naked

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ballah Nasarawa, yesterday, arrested the businessman that allegedly molested and stripped naked a female ...

September 17, 2013

‘One thing you cannot escape in Nigeria’: British journalist narrates experience in the country (READ)

by Oge Okonkwo David Hayward, a British journalist and BBC reporter visited Nigeria this year for a short time despite ...

September 15, 2013

Female police officer assaulted, stripped in Anambra

by ‘Jola Sotubo  A female police officer was yesterday subjected to an unusual punishment in Onitsha, Anambra State. Tochukwu Offoegbu, ...

August 11, 2013

How human heads were concealed in Onitsha hotel room

Last week’s demolition of a three –storey building housing Upper Class Hotel, located at No. 8 Old Market Road, Onitsha, ...

August 5, 2013

A rejoinder: On the Igbos – Of Femi Fani-Kayode’s ignorance and a proud display of it

by Ayokunle Odekunle What really have my fellow Yorubas contributed to Lagos State? What have they contributed to Lagos State ...

August 4, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Lagos, the Igbo and the servants of truth

by Femi Fani-Kayode The Igbo had little to do with the extraordinary development of Lagos between 1880 right up until ...

August 4, 2013

Human head scandal: My husband was set up – Hotelier’s wife insists

Nkiru Mokwe, the wife of the proprietor of Upper Class Hotel where two human heads were allegeedly found by the ...

August 3, 2013

Deportation crisis: Lagos ‘deportee’ dies in Anambra, others in critical health condition

by Akan Ido The ‘deportation’ controversy between the Lagos State Government and that of Anambra continues to rage as one ...

August 2, 2013

Busted: Police discover kidnappers’ spiritual home, arrest prophet in Delta (PHOTO)

The escape of a Nigerian female kidnap victim from the kidnappers’ den has led to the discovery of a shrine ...

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