Connect with us


Police arrest ‘Pastor’ for hacking native doctor to death




The Anambra state Police command has arrested a self acclaimed pastor -Uchenna Chukwuma, 21, for butchering a native doctor named Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu aged 60 years.

The suspect claimed he was sent by God to kill the victim.

The dastardly act, police investigation revealed took place at Umusiome village in Nkpor, Idemili North council of Anambra state.

The late native doctor resided at Nkpor but hailed from Umuavor village Abor in Udi council of neighbouring Enugu State.

Also, the self acclaimed ‘pastor’ hail from Amagunze in Nkanu East council, in Enugu state too.
He lives at Ugwuezue street,Umusiome village Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.

The suspect told detectives during interrogation that he was sent by God to kill the native Doctor Who he also claimed was disturbing him spiritually and has not allowed him to progress financially.

Detectives from the Ogidi Division led by the Divisional Police Officer(DPO) -CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene of crime and rushed the victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi- Enu hospital for medical attention but was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival.

The corpse was then deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy, while the murder weapon -a big machete has been recovered as exhibit.

The case has already been transfered to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.

From Chuks Collins, Awka

Continue Reading


Enforce Public Procurement Laws – CSOs tells Buhari



Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center CISLAC has called for the enforcement of public procurement laws in all contract bidding especially one that has to do with international organisations.

Citing the Process and Industrial Developments Limited P&ID case, the agency said the international scam would not have been possible if due diligence was followed and public officials, patriotic and honest.

The agency also decried the connivance by Nigeria public officers with foreign companies to defraud the country of monies that could be spent on providing basic amenities for the citizens.

While lamenting the non interest of National Assembly in the case, the Executive Director of CISLAC, Auwal Musa expressed regrets over efforts by the lawyers representing the country to frustrate the case.

The CSO commended the proposed Database for recovered assets, but however called on the government clarify if the database will be accessible to the ordinary citizens.

CISLAC therefore called on citizens to continue to hold public officers accountable.

Continue Reading


Nigerian Navy deploys 6 warships, 60 gunboats for operation in 4 States



The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships and 60 gunboats for a special military exercise.

The drill targets pirates, oil smugglers and other criminalizes in the nation’s waters.

Rear Admiral David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Calabar, made the announcement.

He spoke at the flag-off of the exercise in Onne, Rivers State

The operation code-named, ‘Exercise Sanga Sung,’ means ‘Safe Transit’ in Ibibio dialect.

The States to be covered are Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Ebonyi and Rivers.

The commander explained the operation would consolidate ‘Exercises Bekan Mmon I and II’

Adeniran added that the purpose was to train personnel and check the state of preparedness of fleets.

Continue Reading


Buhari reports Boko Haram, bandits to UN



President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the international community that Nigeria was still battling Boko Haram and bandits.

Buhari’s message was contained in his pre-recorded address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

He urged countries to take a strong action against illicit flow of small arms and light weapons.

“Nigeria remains deeply concerned over the illicit trade, transfer, and circulation of small arms and light weapons, particularly on the continent of Africa. In Nigeria, we are still facing violent extremism from the insurgency of Boko Haram and bandits,” he said.

He noted that Nigeria counts on cooperation with neighbours and UN counter-terrorism bodies to overcome terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin and the wider Sahel Region.

The President said his administration will sustain the rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of victims of terrorism and insurgency in the North-East.

On COVID-19, the Nigerian leader added his voice to supply of safe and effective coronavirus vaccines for all.

Continue Reading

SignatureTV Trending

Copyright © 2020 Signature TV Communications