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Mushin, Ijegun crises: Schools, Idi-Oro Market shut, 59 arrested

Idi-Oro Market and other adjourning markets affected by Monday clash between rival hoodlums, which left scores of persons injured and some houses destroyed, have been temporarily shut.

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Delta Police crackdown on kidnappers

THE Police in Delta State have turned the heat on kidnappers, robbers, cultists and other criminals in the state, busting kidnap gangs and arresting 22 suspected kidnappers, including a Kaduna-based soldier, Federal Capital Territory, FCT civil servant, abductors of a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, and employees who masterminded their kidnaps, in the last few weeks. Kidnappers of Asaba DPO: Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, who briefed newsmen in Asaba, said in one of the kidnap cases involving the abduction of the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, “C” Division, Asaba, SP Valentine Mbalu, four suspects, Suleiman Ibrahim, Abubakar Mohammed, both from Adamawa State and Auta Mohammed, who hails from Kaduna state have been apprehended.

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‘Our exotic car snatched at gun point, a pastor’s connection and the police cover-up’

The presence of stern looking armed men in a building at Airport Bye-Pass, Calabar, Cross River State sent shivers down the spines of its occupants who were ordered to lie flat . Time was 8am. An attempt by the family head, Peter Denneth, an architect, to shield members of his family from being hurt earned him machete cuts all over his body.

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