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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, loses son, Alhaji Hassan

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, loses son The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has reportedly loss his son, Alhaji Hassan.  It was gathered that Hassan passed away at the early hours of Friday, January 27, 2023 after a brief illness. The Publisher of Eggonnews, Matthew Kuju, broke the news in a condolence message to the governor.

19 year old suspected burglar, Abiodun Elegbede, apprehended in Ogun, stolen items recovered

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19 year old suspected burglar apprehended in Ogun, stolen items recovered The Ogun State-owned Security Outfit codenamed So-Safe Corps has arrested a 19-year-old man, identified as Abiodun Elegbede for breaking into a church and two other houses at Ago Araromi Community, Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government area of Ogun State.    The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the Corps for prompt intervention.    In a statement released, So-Safe's Commander in Ogun state, Soji Ganzallo, said that the Corps at about 2am on Thursday, 26th January, 2023 received a distress call requesting a prompt intervention following the incident.    "The suspect who was alleged  of burglary at Ago Araromi Community, Ilaro,Yewa South Local Government Area was arrested after he burgled a Church and two different houses by the Ilaro Divisional Patrol Team led by the Divisional Officer SC Ojenride Wasiu. The items found on the suspect are ;4 itel phones. And the suspect

One Dr. Ejike Ferdinand Orji has been sentenced to one year in prison by a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square, for causing grievous harm, negligence and endangering the life of his 16-year-old patient

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One Dr. Ejike Ferdinand Orji has been sentenced to one year in prison by a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square, for causing grievous harm, negligence and endangering the life of his 16-year-old patient. The Nation reported that Orji was sentenced on Friday, Jan 20, after being found guilty of four out of a six-count charge.  He was accused of applying Plaster of Paris (POP) cast on PW (Prosecution Witness) 10 (patient)’s’ leg on July 26, 2018, using non-medical staff and without carrying out an x-ray to identify the level of injury. The POP was fixed too tightly on the then sixteen-year-old Ezi-Ashi’s leg and it caused him grievous harm. When the victim complained of discomfort and asked that the POP be relaxed, the convict allegedly refused, which resulted in the teenager becoming unconscious and he was subsequently rushed to the Reddington Hospital, Victoria Island, Lagos, where he was operated upon. The medical official also did not obtain the consent of

Bandits have abducted Kefas Ishaya, the Catechist of St. Monica Catholic Church, Ikulu-Pari, in Chawai Chiefdom, Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State

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Bandits have abducted Kefas Ishaya, the Catechist of St. Monica Catholic Church, Ikulu-Pari, in Chawai Chiefdom, Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   It was gathered that gunmen invaded the residence of the parish priest, Rev Fr Joseph Shekari, around 9:30 pm on Thursday, January 19, 2023.   They kidnapped the Catechist when they could not find Rev. Fr. Shekari, who had travelled out of the village.    It will be recalled bandits abducted Fr. Shekari and killed his cook, Sati Musa on Sunday, February 6, 2022, he was however released after ransom payment.    The parish had held its annual Thanksgiving Service on Sunday and its members suspect the abductors were targeting the proceeds having succeeded in carting away what was generated in February 2022.   The Chairman of Ikulu Zone of the parish, Mr Sunday Bage, who confirmed the incident told NAN that the abductors came around 9.30 p.m.   "Thank God Father (Reverend) travelled. They didn’t get him, but they pi

A Kenyan man, Stephen Karanja Njomo, has been detained for 21 days to assist police in the investigation into the mysterious d€ath of his friend, Victor Wangai Kiragu

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A Kenyan man, Stephen Karanja Njomo, has been detained for 21 days to assist police in the investigation into the mysterious d€ath of his friend, Victor Wangai Kiragu.    It was gathered that Njomo allegedly extorted money from the deceased's family residing overseas for about three weeks without their knowledge.    Njomo at the Makadara Law Courts in Nairobi on Monday, January 16, was ordered to remain in police custody until February 6, 2023.   According to the investigating officer, Police Constable Benjamin Wangila, the accused is now being investigated for the offence of m¥rdering the deceased, Victor Wangai Kiragu.   Wangila told Magistrate Mercy Thibaru that police believe Mr Njomo may have been involved in the murder of his friend Kiragu.   In a supporting affidavit, PC Wangila told the court that Kiragu was first reported as a missing person by his brother Samuel Chege at Kahawa West. The magistrate heard the family members began searching for him in various ho

19-yr-old boy, Abdulrazak Ibrahim, two others, Aliyu Salisu Chilo and Mohammed Ibrahim Zalamo, arrested for allegedly abd¥cting his 6yrs old cousin and demanding N2m ransom in Kastina

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19-yr-old boy, two others arrested for allegedly abd¥cting his 6yrs old cousin and demanding N2m ransom in Kastina  The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 19-year-old boy, Abdulrazak Ibrahim, for allegedly masterminding the abd¥ction of his six-year-old cousin in Bachirawa quarters, Kano State. The suspect was arrested alongside his accomplices, Aliyu Salisu, aka Chilo of Sabuwa Unguwa quarters and Mohammed Ibrahim, aka Zalamo of Gidan Dawa quarters, both 19.  They were arrested on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, around 5 pm following credible intelligence. The Command's spokesperson, Isah Gambo, in a statement on Wednesday, said: “Nemesis caught up with the syndicate when they kidn@pped their victim, Fatima Abubakar, age 6, of Bachirawa quarters, Kano state, on January 6, 2023, at about 1100 hrs and whisked her to Katsina state, where they demanded N2million ransom. Upon receipt of the information, immediately detectives swung into action. One suspect, Aliyu Salisu

Two bankers, Edoh Steve and Agbo John Agama, bag three yrs imprisonment for N9.4m ATM card fr@ud in Benue

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Two bankers bag three yrs imprisonment for N9.4m ATM card fr@ud in Benue Two bankers, Agbo John Agama and Edoh Steve, have been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment for conspiracy, aiding and abetting fr@ud to the tune of N9.4 million. They were convicted by Justice Mojisola Olajuwon of Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.  The convicts were prosecuted on one count charge by the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to the charge, the convicts — while being employees of Access Bank Plc, Makurdi Branch, Benue State — and others now at large, on or about the 8th day of January, 2021 used an unauthorized access device to withdraw the said sum from the account of one Mejuru Chibueze Gospel. The charge added that the defendants committed an offence, contrary to Section 33(2)(b) of Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and p¥nishable under the same section of the Act.  T