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Police Recovers 263 Kidnapped, Missing Children From Ritualists In Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has in the last one year recovered no fewer than 263 kidnapped and missing children in the state bush paths. The state had in the last few years been enveloped in the hue and cry of missing children, and increasing kidnapping spree but DSP Andrew Aniamaka, Police Image Maker in the state who spoke …

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Pastor Arrested For Running Illegal WAEC Centre

A pastor has been arrested in Ikorodu area of Lagos for running an illegal examination centre. The suspect, Adeniyi Joshua is the founder of El-Supreme Church, situated at No. 3, Oseni Adekogbe Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu. The police said they received complaints from officials of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, on Joshua ’s criminal activities at the centre. Joshua’s arrest …

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My Pastor Husband Practices Juju, Denies Me Sex – Woman tells court

A housewife, Mrs Sandra Ekpa, on Friday begged an Upper Area Court in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, to dissolve her 3-year-old marriage because her husband allegedly practices juju and also denies her sex. Ekpa told the court that her pastor husband, Gideon Adejoh, had ruined their marriage and killed the love she had for him. She said that she married Adejoh …

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Female Undergraduate Dies In Kerosene Explosion

Ogolo Eke, a 100-level student of the Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, has died after a kerosene explosion in her apartment. The student of Microbiology was said to have been refillig a kerosene lantern before the incident happened on Wednesday. Her neighbours told PUNCH Metro that se was burnt beyond recognition. She was taken to a hospital where she …

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I Stole Cell Phone To Pay For My WASC Examination, Convict Tells Court

A 20-year-old man, James Egbe, on Thursday, told a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court that he stole a cell phone to pay for his West African School Certificate (WASC) examination.‎ Egbe of Kubwa, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to the two-count charge of criminal intimidation and theft. He, however, begged the court for mercy, saying that he would not commit the …

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