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Retired Army Captain Rapes 4-Year-Old Niece In Calabar

Retired Army Captain Rapes 4-Year-Old Niece In Calabar

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Doris Israel Ijeoma A 73-year-old retired army Cpt, Bassey Ekanem has raped his 4-year-old niece in Calabar, the Cross River state capital. Overtnews gathered that the incident occurred at 12 Edim Ibangaha Street, Big Qua Town, Calabar. Overtnews also learnt that the suspect claimed he was under the influence of alcohol and couldn’t understand why he committed the act. Findings showed that the victim Edidiong was violated by the Uncle whom she referred to as grandpa. A source who pleaded anonymity said that the retired army Cpt has been in the north for years before he came to Calabar after retiring from the army. “He( suspect) had sent the lady living with him to make soup, while she went to buy fish at Marian market, Bassey lured the little girl into his apartment ...
Kogi Pastor Arrested For Killing Prostitute For Ritual

Kogi Pastor Arrested For Killing Prostitute For Ritual

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Doris Israel Ijeoma Pastor of Voice of Canaan Church, Cherubim and Seraphim, Azuri-Okene, in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Otaru Olusegun, has been arrested for allegedly killing one commercial sex worker for ritual. Otaru said poverty led him into committing the crime. Overtnews gathered that he confessed to having killed Mercy Moses, a sex worker at Hollywood Hotel in Azuri community with the hope of raising N2.5 million from the ritual before he was arrested. The pastor who was paraded with two of his accomplices, Yakubu Abdulmuminu and Samuel Olusegun at the state police command in Lokoja yesterday said he learnt the art and trade of money making ritual from his master at Abeokuta in Ogun State many years back. Prophet Otaru, who pastors about 20 people...
Construction Engineer Arrested For The Murder Of 24-Year-Old Sex Worker In Jos

Construction Engineer Arrested For The Murder Of 24-Year-Old Sex Worker In Jos

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A 33-year-old construction worker and graduate of Geology and Minning from the University of Jos, Oladipo Oyefemi has been arrested by the Police in Jos for allegedly killing a 24-year-old woman, Patience Musa. Oyefemi, a resident of Millionaires Quarters, Jos, was said to have picked the 24-year-old Musa at the West of Mines area of Jos, around midnight on Friday, allegedly for a night of fun. Overtnews learnt that the duo had agreed on a fee of N3,000 for the night. Oyefemi, however, allegedly killed the woman while she was at his house and tried to dump her body but was apprehended by a vigilante group keeping watch around the quarters. Father of the deceased, Musa, a resident of Tudun Wada, told Overtnews that he received a distress call from his daughter (deceased)’s ...
Man Defiles Own 3 Year Old Daughter While His Wife Was Delivered Of Another Baby

Man Defiles Own 3 Year Old Daughter While His Wife Was Delivered Of Another Baby

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Doris Israel Ijeoma A 43-year old man, Ikechukwu Ekenta from Anambra state has been apprehended for the alleged rape of his 3 year old daughter, Kamsiyochukwu Ekenta while his wife was delivered of another baby. Overtnews gathered that the victim was defiled on the 28th of February 2021. From her recount, Kamsimyochukwu said her daddy put his ‘komkom’ (Penis) inside her private part while she was asleep and she was woken by a sharp pain. The alleged rapist said in an interview that he was pushed by an evil spirit to rape his daughter. He confessed that whenever the spirit came, he would start behaving abnormally. On that very day, he claimed to have used his finger to defile the girl as the urge mounted him. Mrs Ekenta, the wife of the rapist explained what she came ...
NDLEA Parades Suspected Drug Baron With ₦1bn Worth Of Cocaine In Sokoto

NDLEA Parades Suspected Drug Baron With ₦1bn Worth Of Cocaine In Sokoto

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Mustapha kazim The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has paraded a suspected drug baron with cocaine worth ₦1 billion. The suspect was arrested at Illela border in Sokoto State as he attempted to cross to the Niger Republic. Briefing journalists on Monday, the suspect said he abandoned his textile business in Algeria for drug business to make more money as the textile business is not yielding enough. Overtnews gathered that the suspect was attempting to move to Algeria where he resides via the Niger Republic before he was nabbed. He was caught with 62 wraps of the substance carefully concealed in two Yoghurt bottles weighing 1.550kg when NDLEA officials were on stop and search operation. The NDLEA said the worth of the substance intercepted in the hand of...
Driver Arrested With Human Heads In Ondo Femi Ojomo

Driver Arrested With Human Heads In Ondo Femi Ojomo

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Adenkule Lawson A middle-aged man, Hassan Saka has been arrested for being  in possession of two human heads in Ondo State. Saka was arrested on Monday by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the state. The exhibits were discovered in a vehicle along Owo/Akure road, concealed in a brown carton. The State Commander of NDLEA,  Haruna Gagara said the suspect will be handed over to the police. The Spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, DSP Tee-Leo Ikoro confirmed that the suspect has been handed over to the police. He noted that investigation is ongoing on the incident, adding that the suspect will soon be prosecuted.
Teacher Rapes 13-Year-Old Student To Death In Bayelsa

Teacher Rapes 13-Year-Old Student To Death In Bayelsa

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Doris Israel Ijeoma A 30-year-old teacher, Promise Sylvanus Ogun, of Government Secondary School, Toroegbeni, in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has allegedly raped a minor to death. Overtnews gathered that the suspect was said to have owned up to the rape before family and compound chiefs and allegedly paid the deceased hospital bill at a private hospital in Opolo area of Yenagoa, the state capital. It was learnt however that the suspect allegedly made a U-turn by accusing the father of the deceased of a threat to life before the Area Command of the Police in Sagbama. Already the civil society organisation and girl child advocacy groups in the state including the Girl Response Initiative Team set up by the wife of the state Governor, Mrs. Gloria Diri, and ...
44-Year-Old Man Rapes Underage Girl Special Needs Girl In Adamawa

44-Year-Old Man Rapes Underage Girl Special Needs Girl In Adamawa

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Doris Israel Ijeoma A 44-year-old man named Ezekiel Mahai has been arrested by the police in Adamawa for raping an underaged girl with special needs. The incident took place two days after one Obiora Patrick confessed to having raped his nine-year-old step-daughter in Yola, the state capital, according to police report. Mahai was reported to have allegedly raped the girl in Prakwanta Village under Gombi Local Government Area of the state. He was said to have carefully monitored the movement of his victim's mother before committing the act. Spokesperson for the police in the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the arrest of the alleged rapist. He said, "The victim is now undergoing medical screening while the suspect has been taken into custody for investigation an...
Man Jailed 10 Years Imprisonment for N8.1m Fraud In Uyo

Man Jailed 10 Years Imprisonment for N8.1m Fraud In Uyo

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Theophilus Umanna The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction and sentencing of one Sandy Witness Udokpo before Justice Okon Okon of the State High Court, sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The convict was arraigned on June 21, 2018, on a three-count charge bordering on forgery and obtaining by false pretense. He pleaded not guilty to the charges, setting the stage for his trial. The convict’s journey to jail began on February 16, 2018, when the Commission received a petition from one Samuel Godwin Ekanem, the General Manager of Jopen Nigeria Limited who alleged he dispatched 45, 000 litres of diesel valued N8, 100, 000 .00 (eight million, one hundred thousand naira) to the convict who claimed to be a contractor with CC...
2 Siblings Rape Seven-Year Old Girl In Anambra

2 Siblings Rape Seven-Year Old Girl In Anambra

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Doris Israel Ijeoma 23-year-old Chidinma Ezeokoli and his 11-year-old teenage brother, Daniel Ezeokoli have been accused of repeatedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a seven-year-old girl in Oko, in the Aguata Council of Anambra. The mother of the victim, Miss Chinenyenwa Ozulumba, (27), who narrated her story on Sunday in Awka, said the boys were two biological children of her landlady, Mrs Nnabuife Okoli. Ozulumba, a single mother, said her daughter lost her virginity forcefully to her hosts because she trusted them and entrusted her to their care whenever she went to work in a nearby bar. She said the accommodation was secured for her by her employer, who was also from Agulezechukwu town where she hails from. Ozulumba said because she did not want to expose her ...