Bandits kidnap Catholic priest in Abia, demand N50m ransom

A Catholic priest, identified as Reverend Father Chinedu Nwadike has been kidnapped by bandits along the Okigwe – Enugu expressway in Umunneochi council area of Abia State. Sources told Vanguard that Nwadike who is also the Deputy Registrar of Spiritan University Nneochi, SUN, was abducted alongside a seminarian on their way to Enugu for an official assignment. The sources hinted that the kidnappers have made contact with the school demanding N50bm ransom for his release.   Read Also : Gunmen Kidnap 2 catholic priests in Edo   “Reverend Father Nwadike…

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Mass Killings As Police Storm Gunmen Camp In Anambra

Some gunmen were killed and three camps habouring the criminals who go by the name of “unknown gunmen” were destroyed by the Anambra State Police Command in Achalla, Awka North local government area of the State. The State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed that the police operation against the gunmen. He, however, said that two policemen and a civilian car tracker were killed by the hoodlums during the operation, which took place on Friday. Ikenga said the criminals had on July 15 captured two policemen and a civilian,…

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BREAKING: Gunmen attack Labour Party Governorship Candidate’s residence

Some yet-to-be-identified people bearing arms have reportedly attacked the residence of the Labour Party candidate for the July 16 Osun governorship poll, Mr. Lasun Yusuf, located in Ilobu, Osun State. Wole Oladimeji, the media aide to Lasun Yusuff, who confirmed the attack, said the ex-deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, and members of his family, who had returned home to celebrate the Eid Kabir festival were all in the house when the attackers struck in the early hours of Monday. According to Oladimeji, when the attackers could not gain…

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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Kidnap Chinese National In Kwara

Confirming the incident on Tuesday, the Kwara State Police Command said the killing and abduction took place at a quarry in Shao in Moro Local Government Area of the State. Channels Television gathered that the gunmen also burnt the car allegedly used in the operation on Sunday and disappeared without any trace. Sources said another Police Operative who was reportedly injured in the attack has been taken to a hospital for medical attention. The Command is working round the clock to get the victim rescued and apprehend the perpetrators,”said the Police…

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Gunmen Kidnap 2 catholic priests in Edo

Gunmen have abducted two Catholic priests identified as Rev. Father Peter Udo of St Patrick’s Catholic church Uromi in Esan North East and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St Joseph retreat center Ugboha in Esan South East local government area of Edo State. The Priests were kidnapped between Ehor and Iruekpen along the Benin-Ekpoma Expressway on Saturday, July 2. It was gathered that the two clergymen had attended a programme in Benin city and were returning to base when their vehicle ran into the gunmen. The Gunmen were said to…

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Who wants to destroy Igboland, IPOB or enemies of Ndigbo?

THE killings, kidnappings, maiming and destructions in the South-East are getting worse by the day. The situation is frightening. Ndigbo are worried and asking if Biafra agitation equates to annihilation of Ala Igbo. More worrisome is that nobody seems to know who is behind these atrocities that are on the verge of ruining Igbo land. Despite denials and attempts by IPOB to extricate themselves from the evil acts, the perpetrators continue to claim to be IPOB members. The atrocities seem to increase when serious attempts are being made to release the…

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Gunmen invade Anambra Broadcasting Service, brutalise staff, burn building, vehicles

By PAMELA EBOH, Awka Government-owned Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) located in Awada area of Onitsha was in the wee hours of today, Monday, May 30, 2022, invaded by unidentified gunmen. News Express gathered that the gunmen burnt a building, a company bus, and another vehicle parked in the premises belonging to a member of staff who had worked overnight.   Read Also : Bishop, Priests Abducted in Abia, Owerri   It was also learnt that part of the studio complex was torched. Though no life was lost in the attack, reports…

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Black Sunday in Anambra as Gunmen rain Terror on residents

  Unknown Gunmen Killed  Mother, 4 Children & 2 Others In Anambra state. It was a black Sunday in Anambra State following the killing of six persons in various locations in the state by gunmen. Out of the number, four of them were siblings with their mother. The incident happened at Isulo, Orumba North Local Government Area. The others took place at Abatete in Idemili North Local Government Area, while another man was killed at Nanka Orumba North Local Government Area, all in Anambra State. Eyewitnesses told journalists, that the…

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Gunmen Vow To Kill More Lawmakers In Anambra

Less than 24 hours after killing Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, lawmaker who represented Aguata II constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, unknown gunmen have threatened to murder more Anambra lawmakers. Okoye was abducted in Aguata on May 15, but his head was found in Nnobi, Idemili South Local Government Area of the state, on Saturday. Abducted Anambra Lawmaker beheaded Army unveils identities of beheaded couple, says IPOB unleashing terror on Ndigbo. A resident of Nnobi told Daily Trust that a note was dropped beside the head of Okoye which…

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Gunmen gruesomely murder kidnapped Anambra House of Assembly member

SOLUDO CONDEMNS GRUESOME MURDER OF ANAMBRA STATE HOUSE MEMBER, HON OKECHUKWU OKOYE PLEDGES N10M REWARD FOR ANY VALUABLE INFO TO TRACK THE KILLERS Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo; CFR, has received with shock and deep sadness the news of the gruesome murder of Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, member representing Aguata II Constituency at the State House of Assembly and his aide, Cyril Chiegboka. Both Hon Okoye and Cyril Chiegboka were kidnapped on the road by the heartless and barbaric murderers on 15th May. Gov Soludo condoles with his kinsmen of Isuofia, noting…

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