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Man kills and buries his 70-year-old father inside a shallow grave in Anambra (photos)

A 26-year-old man, Chisom Ogum, has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly killing his biological father, Christopher Ogum, 70, and burying him in a shallow grave in Umuomaku community in Orumba South local government area of the state today September 26. According to reports, Chisom reportedly went berserk, attacked, and killed his father with a shovel and then buried him in a shallow grave. The suspect attempted to escape before he was apprehended and beaten to stupor by an angry mob who equally forced…

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Police arrest suspected child traffickers in Anambra and rescue eight stolen children (photos)

The  Anambra state police has  arrested five members of a child stealing/trafficking syndicate operating in the state and rescued eight stolen children suspected to have been stolen from different states including a fifteen-year-old pregnant girl. Tuesday September 15, Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police in a statement, said on Sunday, September 13, police detectives attached to Onitsha Area Command received an intelligence report on the illicit activities of members of the ring. The Command’s State intelligence in collaboration with Bureau(SIB) and the police detectives arrested five members of the…

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Police apprehends woman who threw her newborn baby in a pit toilet

Men of the Anambra state Police command have arrested a woman who dumped her newborn son into a pit toilet, causing his death. Franca Udokwu was arrested on August 22 by police operatives attached to Ogidi Division following a tip-off. Upon interrogation, the 30-year-old Franca led police detectives to the pit toilet inside her house where she dumped her baby. The PPRO, Anambra State Police Command, Haruna Mohammed, said the baby’s corpse has been deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy and the case is under investigation after Franca will…

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Man allegedly impersonates deceased landlord’s son to claim his estates, bank deposit

The Anambra state command of Nigeria Police have arrested one Ikechukwu Igwegbe Ilodinru for allegedly impersonating his dead landlord’s son with the intention of claiming his estates and bank deposit. Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed said the 43-year-old suspect who hails from Onneh village in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra, approached the probate Registry of the State High Court in Awka and started processing for a letter of admin in respect of a deceased person namely; late Okafor Osuokwu Anthony and presented himself as the…

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‘Obiano Is Just A Small Fry’ – Billionaire, Arthur Eze Blasts Governor

  Anambra oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has tackled Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano  over his latest suspension of monarchs who followed him to see President Muhammadu Buhari. He insisted that he will continue to tackle Obiano until he does the right thing. According to Punch, Eze spoke at his Ukpo home in the Dunikofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Sunday. He said “I’m not afraid of anybody. I have installed three African presidents. One of them gave me oil blocks in his country. I have assisted in…

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Drama As Obiano Suspends 12 Traditional Rulers For Traveling With Arthur Eze To Abuja

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano The fight between the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano and billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze has taken a different dimension, with the governor placing one year suspension on 12 traditional rulers who went on a trip to Abuja with Eze to see President Muhammad Buhari. A report by Daily Post revealed that the monarchs were alleged to have travelled with Eze to report Governor Obiano to the President, over his non conduct of local government elections in the state and other…

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Police rescue baby girl dumped inside a bush in Anambra

Operatives of the Anambra state police command have rescued a baby girl that was abandoned inside a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of the state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, stated that the police division in the locality received a report from members of the vigilante that a baby looking very sickly but still alive was found in the bush. The detectives immediately visited the scene and rescued the baby. “Commander, Nnokwa Vigilante group in Umueshi Village, Nnokwa,…

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Police arrest 21-year-old man for allegedly sodomizing underaged boys in Anambra

A 21-year-old man has been arrested by the police in Anambra state for allegedly sodomizing underage boys in the state. The suspect identified as Obimeze Maduabuchi Augustine, of Ofianta village, Nsugbe, in Anambra East Local Government Area of the state, was arrested for allegedly having carnal knowledge with two boys, aged five and seven respectively, on different occasions. This was made known in a statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed. The spokesperson said Obimese was arrested by the police detectives attached to B’ Division,…

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Man dies after falling off vehicle in Anambra

A fatal accident involving two vehicles in Anambra state, has left a man dead after falling out of one of the vehicle. The accident occurred this morning, August 5, near Golden Tulip Hotels Junction, Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was between a Toyota Highlander with enlistment number FGG33KJ and Hijet Daihatsu Pickup vehicle without a registration number The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi said that the accident was allegedly caused by lane diversion. Kumapayi said that according to…

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Woman arrested while on her way to bury an aborted baby in Anambra

The Anambra state police command confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old lady who was on her way to bury an aborted baby. The lady identified as one Chidera Nwaoga, apprehended arrested around 21:00 at Ofianta village in Nsugbe on June 20. Anambra Police Spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed stated that the chemist who performed the abortion on her was also arrested. The statement read, “It would be recalled that on the 20/6/20 at about 9:pm, following a tip off, Police operatives attached 33 Division in collaboration with Nsugbe Vigilante group arrested one…

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Just Give Me The PDP Ticket And Watch Me Become The Next Anambra Governor – Ekwunife

Senator Uche Ekwunife The  Senator  representing Anambra Central Senatorial District , Mrs Uche Ekwunife, has  said nothing will stop her from becoming the next governor of the state if she picks the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party. Anambra State governorship election is expected to hold in November 2021. Addressing the PDP ward chairmen  in Awka, the Anambra state capital, Ekwunife said she had the capacity to defeat the candidates of all the political parties in the race. She said, “Let us do what will take us to the government…

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Man arrested for killing his children with wooden pestle in Anambra

A 34-year old man, Mr Ifeanyi Apusiobi from Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State reportedly ran amok yesterday and killed his two children with a pestle and used the same object to inflict injuries on his 72 –year old father. Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said Apusiobi had been arrested by the police pending further investigation. According to him, corpses of the children, aged seven and five years, had been deposited at Iyienu Hospital mortuary, Ogidi for autopsy,…

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2nd Niger Bridge Construction: Anambra Communities Drag Julius Berger To Court

2nd Niger Bridge The Ogbaru Community in Anambra State has dragged Julius Berger Nigeria Plc before the Federal High Court in Awka, alleging a violation of Environmental Impact Assessment in the construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge, Punch has reported. Also joined as defendants in the suit are the Federal Ministry of Works and B and Q Dredging. The community is demanding N2.5bn as damages for the alleged environmental and health hazards arising from the activities of the respondents in the construction of the bridge. The plaintiff claimed that more…

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