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4 kidnap suspects, others arrested in Abia (Photos)

The Abia Police Command has confirmed the detention by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of four suspects in connection with the abduction of one Chekwas Daniel in Aba.

The defendants are Bright Chinonso, Eze Ernest, Chisom Godwin as well as Chinoyerem Chineye, who planned and captured the victim in his shop on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters the state’s Police, Janet Agbede approved the arrest in an interview with our correspondent in Umuahia on Friday.

“The investigations will be concluded today and the suspects will be charged to court. I think what they did was a deliberate action.

“The suspects saw the number of the man written on his shop door and then they called him while he was in church attending service.

“They told him they wanted to buy some 90 yards of a certain material which huge volume motivated the man to rush out before church service ended to attend to them.

“When he got to his shop, he did not see them so he called them back and they came and as he opened the shop, they grabbed him and put him in a vehicle.

“But as he was being moved into their vehicle, SARS men led by Johnbull Obioguru got tipped off and they chased them and arrested them at Ngwa road by Mosque street and rescued the victim,” she said.

Our reporter learnt that two of the suspects who were wielding the guns they came with dispersed people by shooting into the air while they escaped.

The SARS team also arrested Azuka Emmanuel Ojiegbe and Bethel Onyebuchi for kidnapping.

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Metro

Drama as fight breaks out during a service at Winners Chapel

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The Living Faith Church, Woji  1, Rivers State, was a spectacle on Sunday 19th July,2020, as Youth members tackled the Senior Pastors for allegedly writing false petitions against their resident pastors.

The disgruntled youth who took to the church during a service to express their displeasure , described the actions of the Senior Pastors as asinine .

“Youths, LCC chairman, Deacon board and some Pastors of LFC aka Winners Chapel Woji 1, Rivers state are not happy with church admin worldwide with the unjust treatment towards their resident pastor.

They are calling on Bishop  David Oyedepo to look into the matter before it will be too late because state pastor has failed in all angle.* a source said.

Metro

601 Ex Boko Haram insurgents graduate in Gombe

Batch 4/2019, Deradicalized Ex Boko Haram combatants, had their graduation ceremony today, at the Operation Safe Corridor Mallam Sidi in Gombe state.

The Ex insurgents, all 601 in number, completed a de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program organized by Operation Safe Corridor and denounced their membership of the insurgent group at the Malam Sidi Camp in Gombe State on Monday, July 13. 

The Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor , Major General Bamidele Shafa, speaking at the event, said that out of the 601 graduands that arrived at the camp on 27 November and 14 December 2019, 592 are Nigerians from 10 states of the federation while 14 are foreign Nationals from Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. 

He added that out of this number, three died of health complications while one was referred for further medical treatment at the Neuro-psychiatric Hospital in Maiduguri.

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Late singer Nomoreloss’ wife, Phoenix Osinuga, dies after a long battle with Fibromyalgia

Adeola ‘Phoenix’ Osinuga, the wife of late Nigerian singer Nomoreloss, has died after battling a chronic ailment known as Fibromyalgia.

Adeola, a popular media personality, and a former employee of Rhythm 93.7 FM, Lagos has been suffering from fibromyalgia for almost 4years and have died of the disease.

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The disease has seen her go ‘in and out’ of the hospital for several months. Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic disease characterised by muscular or musculoskeletal discomfort with stiffness and localised tenderness at specific points on the body.

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