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Pastor, others nabbed over ATM scam, burglar

“I don’t want the two years I spent as a Diploma student to be a waste and that was why I was really desperate for money. Unfortunately, I don’t have anybody that can help me. This was the only solution for me. I am begging the government to forgive me, I will change for the better. I will never try this again even if it means me leaving the school, I will leave it and find something else to do rather than endangering my life. In fact, I thank the police for saving my life if not the people would have killed me.

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I aborted 320 pregnancies – Abigail, self-confessed human trafficking victim

When 26-year-old Abigail Olori met Alhaja Latifat and her husband three years ago, she felt she had met an angel in human form who would turn the odds of her life for good. Considering the fact that she had lost her parents and was saddled with the responsibility of catering for her siblings, she jumped at the offer to travel to Italy to work as an auxiliary nurse for the couple. Unknown to her, however, she was making the biggest mistake of her life.

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* CP Iwah ddressing empowerment programme beneficiaries

Youth empowerment: The police new strategy to fight crime, by Gombe CP Iwah

As part of crime prevention and community safety strategy,Gombe State Police Command, under the Police Community Partnership Approach to Policing project, collaborated with a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Mr. Lumi Irimiya, trained 250 unemployed youths in the production of emulsion and text coat paints. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Austin Iwah, spoke with our Crime Editor, Emma Nnadozie, on how he was able to achieve fthe eat.

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•Oghara suspect

We are responsible for most kidnaps in Oghara —kidnap suspect reveals

Oghara town in Ethiope West Local Government area of Delta state , is one of the three major clans of the Urhobo ethnic group. Aside benefiting from successive governments through the provision of social amenities such as stadium, teaching hospital, tertiary institutions and other things that keep life going, eminent personalities who have at one time or the other occupied public offices also hail from the town.

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Wike and Peterside

Rivers of Blood

Apart from its designation as “oil-rich,” recent reports indicate that Rivers State in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region may have also acquired an inglorious tag of Rivers of blood as unknown persons have turned parts of the state to killing fields, snuffing out lives of unsuspecting residents and employing an eccentric style of beheading their victims.

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•A bulldozer at work at the disputed site

2,000 indigent FG land allottees in Gwagwalada swindled by officials

Something despicable has just happened to over 2,000 poor Nigerians allocated land in Gwagwalada, a thriving suburb of Abuja. The strategic piece of land, measuring over 200 hectares, was allocated to the beneficiaries drawn from all parts of Nigeria in 1992 when the Federal Capital Territory was more of a village than a township. Then, it was like buying poverty to be given a piece of land outside Maitama and Asokoro, the two most developed and preferred districts of Abuja. The mighty and powerful who control the levers of government flock around the two areas while the poor seek solace in Nyanya, Suleja and Gwagwalada and other slumps that have sprung up near the FCT.

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I joined robbery to raise money to enrol in Maritime school – suspect

A SIX-man robbery gang that specialized in breaking into jewellery shops and carting away goods in Warri, Delta state, recently, met their waterloo in the hands of eagle-eyed police detectives in the state. The robbery gang, according to police sources, usually go for specialised range of jewellery which included gold-plated and sterling silver necklaces, studded bracelets, earrings and rings and semi-precious stones, all designed to be layered for a luxe aesthetic. Thereafter, they would sell them at give- away prices to ready buyers.

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