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Edo Police Rescue Abducted Italian Catholic Priest, Kill Three of his Kidnappers

Edo Police Rescue Abducted Italian Catholic Priest, Kill Three of his Kidnappers

As dare-devil kidnappers continue to target Catholic reverend fathers in Edo State with the kidnap of three priests within one week, and killing one of them, the State Police Command on Monday saved another abducted priest from his assailants. Three suspected kidnappers were killed in the process of rescuing the 64-year-old Rev. Fr Luigi Brena,

ICIR at 10: African Media Urged to Look Inwards for Sustenance

The biggest challenge facing African media today is lack of adequate finance to fund their operations and hold power accountable to the people. Media Sustainability therefore appropriately took the centre stage as the International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, marked its 10th anniversary at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Dayo Aiyetan,

Battle Over Ownership of Ministry of Perfection: Bishop Okelezoh Loses at Appeal Court, As Case Returns to Lower Court for Hearing

The battle for the soul of a Pentecostal church with headquarters in Benin City, Edo State, The Ministry of Perfection, has once again shifted to the court of first instance, the Federal High Court, sitting in Akure, Ondo State, following the dismissal by the Court of Appeal, Benin Judicial Division, the appeal filed by Samson

Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia

How Death Trailed Late Fr. Odia from Akoko-Edo Parish of Catholic Church to Ikabigbo

More details have emerged on the circumstances surrounding the gruesome killing of 41-year-old Catholic reverend father, and parish priest of St. Michael Catholic Church, Ikabigbo in Uzairue, Etsako West local government area of Edo State on Sunday. TELL gathered on good authority that Fr. Odia’s life had been under threat from suspected Fulani herdsmen in

Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia

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

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Family of 17-year-old Murdered Rape Victim Want Case Removed From Homicide Dept to Another Unit

…Alleges plot to compromise investigation The family of 17-year-old Jessica Aniche who was allegedly raped and killed for ritual purposes in Edo State, have demanded the transfer of investigation in the case from the homicide department of the Nigerian Police to another department on allegation of plot to compromise the investigation. In a strong petition

Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Irrua, Edo State

Female Medical Doctor With Irrua Teaching Hospital Arrested for Battering Maid

A female medical doctor and paediatrician with the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Irrua, Edo State, Chiamaka Ogbonnaya is being held at the State Police Command, Benin City, on allegations of assault and battery against her housemaid simply identified as Comfort. The victim is said to be a Junior Secondary School, JSS 2 student. Dr.

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