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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Killed 21 Officers, Police Killed 3 Kidnappers And Rescued Their 7 Victims

Gunmen Killed 21 Police Officers in Akwa Ibom.The police authorities in Akwa Ibom State said they have so far lost 21 officers due to gun attacks in the state.The commissioner of police in the state, Amiengheme Andrew, disclosed this on Monday while briefing Governor Udom Emmanuel who visited the police headquarters in the state to condole with the families of the slain officers and the police over the loss.

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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Killed 21 Officers, Police Killed 3 Kidnappers And Rescued Their 7 Victims

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I Beat My Wife To Death Because I Asked To Come Her To My Room And Sleep But She Refused — Man Narrates

The Edo State Police Command has paraded a middle aged man identified as Emmanuel Asemota who allegedly beat his wife to death following a disagreement between them. In a video shared by Channels Television yesterday, the spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, Bello Kontongs has stated that the suspect was arrested after they received a complaint from his neighbours that one Victoria Asemota has been beaten to coma by her husband.

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I Beat My Wife To Death Because I Asked To Come Her To My Room And Sleep But She Refused — Man Narrates

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"I beat her to death because she called me a useless man" -Christopher

In a sad news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this morning, it has been alleged that a 38 years old man, whose name was given as John Christopher, has been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for killing his wife. During an interview with Punch correspondent, John, who is a private waste manager, having his own personal waste truck, narrated how it happened, and also claimed that he is regretting his actions.

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I kidnapped her after she left school to visit me, suspect who kidnapped girl he met on Facebook says

According to a news that was published by Linda Ikeji Blog this afternoon, it has been alleged that the men of Edo State Police Command have successfully arrested a 19 year old kidnapper, who lured a 16 year old girl he met on facebook in February and abducted her. According to

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I kidnapped her after she left school to visit me, suspect who kidnapped girl he met on Facebook says

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"Her Mother Was Threatening Me Over Her Pregnancy" -Edo Traditional Ruler Narrates Faith's Death

The Enogie (Duke) of Uroho has narrated how a 27-year-old pregnant lady, Faith Aigbe, died. The accused traditional ruler is the Enogie (Duke) of Uroho, Iguodala Ogieriakhi, Edo State. The suspect claims that faith was his lover. You may recall that the corpse of a pregnant lady, Faith Aigbe, was reportedly discovered in an SUV car at the premises of a hospital in Edo State.

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Today's Headlines: 9 Dead In Fresh Edo State Autocrash; US Seizes $6.1 Million From Nigeria

(Photos Credit: Google) 9 Feared Dead In Edo Auto Crash Nine persons were reportedly killed in an accident that occurred in the early hour of Tuesday along Sakponba road by Ogbelaka junction in Benin City, Edo State. Photos Credit: Leadership News Eyewitnesses said the accident occurred whe a truck carrying sand and two minibuses conveying passengers from the Ring road axis to Upper Sokponba, collided.

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Today's Headlines: 9 Dead In Fresh Edo State Autocrash; US Seizes $6.1 Million From Nigeria

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My immediate younger brother, was shot today in Edo state by suspected kidnappers - Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, former Presidential candidate, his younger brother, Olajide Sowore was shot and killed near Okada in Edo state by suspected herdsmen /kidnappers on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State, where he is studying Pharmacy.  The Edo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Olajide Sowore by kidnappers around 6am on Saturday.

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My immediate younger brother, was shot today in Edo state by suspected kidnappers - Omoyele Sowore

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Abducted Police ASP Beaten And Abandoned In The Bush

The Edo State Police Command have arrested four kidnappers after abducting a Police ASP identified as Clement Amoko. Photo Credit: Google It was gathered that, the suspects, escaped from Edo prison during the End SARS protests but instead of the trio of Adebisi Femi, Dele Meschack and Famous Johnson all 22 years to turn a new leaf, they kidnapped a police officer identified as Clement Amoko an ASP who serves in Edo Command.

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Abducted Police ASP Beaten And Abandoned In The Bush

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Police Rescue Occupants of Luxurious Bus Kidnapped in Okpella

The operatives of the Edo State Police Command acting on credible information from members of the public that a luxurious bus belonging to a private company traveling from one of the Eastern state to Abuja have been intercepted by group of hoodlums suspected to be kidnappers and taken to the Bush, in Okpella area of Edo state.

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Police Rescue Occupants of Luxurious Bus Kidnapped in Okpella

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Today's Headlines: Police Discover IPOB Cells In Edo, "Nigeria Is Filled With Bitterness" - Obasanjo

Police Discover IPOB Cells In Edo According to Vanguard, the Edo State Police Command have reportedly discovered some IPOB cells in the State. The DIG, Moses Jitoboh, disclosed this on Thursday during the stakeholders' meeting in Benin. Photo Credit: Google Moses, however, commended the peaceful atmosphere in the state.

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Today's Headlines: Police Discover IPOB Cells In Edo,

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Today's Headline: Gunmen Kill 6 Soldiers In Enugu, Man Beats Wife To Death

Gunmen Kill 6 Soldiers In Enugu Gunmen have been reportedly killed six soldiers in Adani in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State. The PUNCH gathered that the soldiers were killed early hours of Tuesday at the military checkpoint along Nsukka-Adani-Anambra Federal Highway. A reliable security source told our correspondent that the gunmen attacked the location of the soldiers at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint on Tuesday morning.

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Today's Headline: Gunmen Kill 6 Soldiers In Enugu, Man Beats Wife To Death

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Today's Headline: Police talks On Murder Of Olajide Sowore, Obasanjo Reveals Secret Of His Longevity

Police talks On Murder Of Olajide Sowore. The Edo State Police Command has released an update on the killers of Olajide Sowore the brother of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. According to the state Command he stated that they are seriously combing the forest to ensure the arrest the killers of Olajide who was killed on Saturday.

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Today's Headline: Police talks On Murder Of Olajide Sowore, Obasanjo Reveals Secret Of His Longevity

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Police rescue six kidnapped victims, arrest two suspects in Edo

Edo State Police Command officers rescued six victims who had been kidnapped along the infamous Benin/Ekpoma Expressway on Thursday, and two suspects who were members of the criminal gang that was involved in the kidnapping were also apprehended. A Toyota Sienna bus carrying the victims from Ekpoma to Benin was said to have been hijacked at approximately 6.40 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Police rescue six kidnapped victims, arrest two suspects in Edo

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Sowore's Brother Killed, 5 Others Kidnapped In Edo - Police

The death of Olajide Sowore, younger brother of human rights activist and Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has been confirmed by the Edo State Police Command. The Command revealed that Olajide was killed around 6 am on Saturday. Kontongs Bello, spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, explained that Olajide was murdered by suspected kidnappers, who were said to have kidnapped 5 other people along the Lagos-Benin Expressway.

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Sowore's Brother Killed, 5 Others Kidnapped In Edo - Police

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Police Give Details On Killing Of Sowore's Younger Brother

The Edo State Police Command has acknowledged the murder of Olajide Sowore, the immediate younger brother of Sahara Reporters Publisher and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore. The Command revealed that Olajide was killed by suspected killer-herdsmen in Edo State, on Saturday. Olajide, said to be coming from Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, where he was studying Pharmacy, was shot dead along Lagos-Benin Express.

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Police Give Details On Killing Of Sowore's Younger Brother

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UPDATES In Edo, police rescued seven kidnap victims and killed three kidnappers.

During an operation in the Ahor community, the Edo State Police Command says it rescued seven kidnap victims and killed three alleged kidnappers.SP Kontongs Bello, the command's Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said as much in a statement issued in Benin on Monday.

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UPDATES In Edo, police rescued seven kidnap victims and killed three kidnappers.

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Today's Headlines: Gumi Will Set Nigeria On Fire -Omokri, Police To Begin Training Vigilante Groups

Police to begin training, profiling of Edo vigilante groups The Edo State Police Command has announced that it will begin training and profiling state vigilante organizations soon in order to guarantee that their operations complement the police's efforts to combat insecurity. Speaking on a small radio station in Benin City that was being monitored,

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Today's Headlines: Gumi Will Set Nigeria On Fire -Omokri, Police To Begin Training Vigilante Groups

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72 Year Old Man And 2 Others Charged For Stealing 50 Tricycles

The Edo State Police Command charged a 72-year-old man and two others on Friday in Benin's Ogbeson Chief Magistrates' Court with allegedly stealing 50 tricycles worth N25 million.Ifeanyi Onukwube, 35; Chima Sunday (alias Papa), 72; and Bethel Abraham, 27, were the three defendants.

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72 Year Old Man And 2 Others Charged For Stealing 50 Tricycles

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"He killed her because she did not allow him to sleep with her" Family member accuses husband

According to a sad news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this morning, it has been alleged that the family member of a woman, whose name was given as Ugieki Asemota, have urged the men of Edo State Police Command to prosecute her husband, Mr Emmanuel for allegedly beating his wife to death because, she did not allow him to sleep with her.

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In Edo, a man beats his wife to death after she refused to have sex with him.

In the case of Ugieki Asemota, the family of the deceased has petitioned the Edo State Police Command to prosecute her husband for allegedly beating her to death after she refused to engage in sexual relations with him. On Monday, June 28, 2021, an altercation erupted between the couple at their home on Abaegbe Street in the Evbotubu neighborhood of Benin, according to witnesses.

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In Edo, a man beats his wife to death after she refused to have sex with him.