Posts Tagged ‘Delta’

8 killed as armed herdsmen in Army uniform hit Delta communities

by Seun Adeuyion February 17, 2020
No fewer than eight persons mostly farmers have been allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen dressed in Army uniform in Delta. The killing took place at Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Breaking Times gathered that the armed herdsmen attacked the communities repeatedly between Thursday […]

Okowa alleges military personnel accompanied bandits who killed 8 persons in Delta

by Seun Adeuyion February 16, 2020
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, says military personnel accompanied suspected bandits who wreaked havoc on some communities in the state last week. Gunmen had attacked Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities in Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North local government areas of the state on Thursday. The attacks led to the deaths of at least eight persons […]

Delta Pastor flogs son to death over witchcraft

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
A pastor, Amos Kosini and his wife are on the run after the self-acclaimed cleric allegedly flogged his son, Faithful, to death over allegation of witchcraft. It was learnt that two other children of his church member, Paradise and Godspower, also sustained severe injuries in the hands of the cleric and now in a critical […]

School proprietor arrested in Delta for allegedly raping corps member

by Chuks Azotanion February 12, 2020
The Police in Delta state have arrested a school proprietor in the state for allegedly raping a female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in his house. Disclosing this to newsmen, the state Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Mohammed, said the command apprehended Michael Anigholor, owner of Grace Life International School, Oghara-Efe in Ethiope East Local government area,  after […]

Father, son nabbed for operating illegal arms factory in Delta

by Seun Adeuyion February 12, 2020
Delta State Police Command have arrested a man and his son for allegedly running an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Patani Area of the state. Parading suspects nabbed since a month ago of various crimes in Asaba on Tuesday, Commissioner of Police Hafix Inuwa said of the discovery: “Following the confession of two notorious robbery […]

3 policemen killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Delta

by Seun Adeuyion February 6, 2020
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly hacked three policemen to death along the Ugbolu -Illah Road, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday at the police checkpoint along the road. A bricklayer, who did not want to be identified, said the three policemen were […]