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25 Of The 1900 Escaped Prisoners Return To Prison In Edo State

A total of 25 inmates, out of the 1,900 inmates, who escaped from Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centre popularly called White House, Benin last Monday when hoodlums masquerading as #EndSARS protesters stormed the two prisons, have voluntarily surrendered themselves to the authorities. Nigerian Tribune reports that one of the inmates, who gave his name as Alex […]

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Governor Ayade Orders House-To-House Search For Looted Items In Cross River State

Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade has ordered security agencies in the state to search houses to recover looted items and take legitimate action to halt violence. The Guardian reports that between Friday and Saturday last week, hoodlums and looters broke into over 35 government and private properties, looted several items and set some […]

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COVID-19 Palliatives Looting: They Are Poisonous. Don’t Eat — Ekiti Government Warns

The Ekiti State Government has warned that all the items looted from government facilities are not fit for consumption and should not be mistaken for COVID-19 palliatives. Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr Akin Omole, gave the warning on Saturday, October 24.  According to him, raising the alarm became expedient to forestall any harm […]

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Rivers Government Outlaws IPOB, Places N50M Bounty On Wanted Stanley Mgbere

The Rivers state government has outlawed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) which has been blamed for attacks in some Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Rivers state, especially in Oyigbo LGA. Governor Nyesom Wike who made the pronouncement in a state-wide address on Friday October 23, also declared one Stanley Mgbere from Onne in Eleme LGA wanted and […]

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Governor Obaseki Extends Ultimatum, Gives Fleeing Prisoners One Week To Return To Prison

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has extended the ultimatum issued to inmates, who escaped from the Benin Medium Security Correctional Centre and Oko Medium Security Correctional Centre to return to the facilities by one week till Friday, October 30, 2020. Obaseki had initially given the fleeing inmates until Friday, October 23, to return. However, […]