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Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia

Slain Edo Catholic Priest: Community Youths Arrest Member of Kidnap Gang

Slain Edo Catholic Priest: Community Youths Arrest Member of Kidnap Gang

One of the kidnappers who abducted and killed Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia, Parish Priest of St. Michael Catholic Church, Ikhabigbo, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday, has been apprehended, just as the mass servant earlier reported to have died from gunshot wounds has reportedly survived. The lucky mass servant who was

General Lucky Irabor

The Chief of Defence Staff Seeks Holistic Solution to Insecurity in Nigeria

21st CENTURY CHRONICLE ROUNDTABLE: Insecurity is Nigeria’s most difficult challenge – Shettima The dialogue to find peace and security in Nigeria continued on February 23, at the Musa Yar’adua Cenre, Abuja, during the 21st Century Chronicle Roundtable titled “Going for broke: Fighting insecurity in Nigeria.” General Lucky Irabor, chief of Defence Staff, and keynote speaker,

Protest by Wheelbarrow pushers

Three Suspected Kidnappers Terrorising Benin- Auchi Road Killed in Gun Battle with Security Operatives

Security operatives comprising the police, army, and vigilante men on Wednesday engaged some dare-devil kidnappers in a gun duel along the notorious Benin- Auchi axis of Edo State, killing three of them. The shoot-out occurred at Okwo, in Ehor, before the university town of Ekpoma in Uhunmwode local government area of the state. According to

Emmanuella Anyanwu, photo

Sowore: How I Escaped from Kidnappers’ Den – Rescued Rev. Sister

Contrary to the claim by the Edo State Police Command that it rescued one of the kidnap victims out of the five abducted around Okada on Saturday where the younger brother of Omoyele Sowore, Olajide was killed, the victim, Emmanuella Anyanwu, said to be a Catholic reverend sister, on Monday told newsmen that she indeed

Felix Olajide Photo

Olajide Sowore Not Target of Kidnappers, Was Victim of Circumstance – Edo Police

The Edo State Police Command on Sunday explained that Felix Olajide Sowore, younger brother of the Sahara Reporters publisher, and convener of #Revolution Now, Omoyele Sowore, who was killed in the early hours of Saturday at the Okada axis of Edo State by some rampaging kidnappers, was just a victim of circumstance. At a press

Obaseki Commends Edo Vigilante for Gallantry in Dislodging Kidnappers, Donates 15 Operational Vehicles

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has commended members of Edo State Community Vigilante Security Network for their bravery in confronting kidnappers in the Ahor axis of Aduwawa By-pass along Benin-Auchi Expressway. The Security Network, in collaboration with the Edo State Police Command and other security agencies had on Monday rescued seven kidnap victims and

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