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EFCC Shutdown "Yahoo Yahoo' School In Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 1, 2023, arrested eighteen suspected internet fraudsters in different locations within Enugu.

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The suspects include one Chigozie Philips, founder of Holy Family School Abakpa, Enugu, where he allegedly trains cybercriminals.

Thirteen of his students who were arrested in the sting operation are Kingsley Okorie, Henry Chidiebere, Elochukwu Chukwuemeka Micheal, Nelson Nnaji, Joacin Kelvin, Kelechi Ibe, Chinonso James, Udeh Isaiah and Micheal Chukwuemeka.

Others include Ifeanyi Ozor Bright, Etuma John, Okafor Chukwuemeka, Raymond Chinaza, Desmond James, Ozoma Chinonso Anthony, Uchenna Aka and Ozor Celestine.

Items recovered from the suspects include 20 mobile phones and 2 laptops. The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

Catholics pray as gunmen abduct visiting priest, one other

Members of the Catholic community in Delta State have called for prayers as gunmen abducted two priests in the state.

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PUNCH Metro gathered that the two victims, Rev. Father Chochos Kunav and Rev. Father Raphael Ogigba, were abducted along the Agbaro Otor Road on Saturday night, while on their way to Ughelli.

According to a statement made available to journalists on Monday by Rev Father Okereke Kizito, Kanav who works in Ibadan was on a visit to his colleague of the Catholic Diocese of Warri, Ogigba, when the incident occurred.

“They both went to see another priest around Agbaro-Otor and on their way back, they were abducted,” the statement revealed.

While calling for prayers for their safe return, Kizito said, “We ask for intense prayers for quick and safe release. May Jesus the high priest and the Good Shepherd take care of his priests.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident, saying the police are on the trail of the kidnappers.

Udom’ll Invite You To Commission Only New Projects, Unlike One Ex-Gov – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has eulogised Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State for his excellent performance as governor, stressing that he won’t invite him to commission an already inaugurated project like one former governor did when he was the President of the country.

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Obasanjo spoke in Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday where he commissioned a 23.4 km Etinan – Eket road.

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He said, “Governor, you have particularly dignified me because I have come here to commission projects more than any other state in Nigeria.

“It is not my experience with one governor when I was the President of Nigeria. He invited a former President to commission a project, he invited the Vice President to Commission the same project and he invited me to commission also the same project.

“It was when I was commissioning the project that someone told me that I would be the third person to be invited to commission the same project.

“Governor, you are not that kind of governor. Every occasion is a new project, every occasion is something that adds to something that exists and God will continue to expand your coast.

Group Endorses Edo SSG, Osarodion Ogie

Edo Patriotic Peoples Assembly (EPPA), a socio-political group, on Tuesday pledged their support for a credible successor in the person of the Secretary to the Edo State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie to take over from Governor, Godwin Obaseki come 2024 as his tenure winds down.

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Edo Patriotic Peoples Assembly convener, Comrade Raymond Evbuomwan in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Benin City said the choice of Edo Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, will not only ensure continuity but consolidate the developmental trajectories of the past administrations of Adams Oshiomhole and the current administration of Godwin Obaseki sterling performances.

According to Evbuomwan, “In view of the manifest developmental trajectories that Edo State has witnessed since 2008 when Adams Oshiomhole served as two terms Governor, as well as the current administration of Godwin Obaseki – where Osarodion Ogie was placed as Chief of Staff, later as Works Commissioner, and currently the Secretary to the State Government since 2016, his impact in the two administrations can be honestly appraised as prolific and populist oriented.

“In the light of the above good governance pedigree, we at an enlarged stakeholders meeting of our Assembly resolve to call on Barr. Osarodion Ogie to give the Governorship a shot was total and very audible.

“The good governance strides of the State must be sustained, and such can only be guaranteed by someone who has tenaciously networked with the past and present administration. “

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