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Seven policemen arrested over N.5m extortion in Anambra

Seven policemen have been apprehended and detained by the Anambra State command over an alleged N500,000 extortion. The money has equally been returned to the owner by the Police Commissioner Monday Kuryas, who pledged to prosecute the culprits after investigations. It was further gathered that the victim was an Onitsha …

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NAICOM revokes Unic Insurance operational licence

The National Insurance Commission has cancelled the operational licence of Unic Insurance Plc. It disclosed this in a public notice on ‘Cancellation of operational licence of Unic Insurance Plc- RIC 043’. The notice read, “This is to notify the general public/policyholders that, in exercise of the powers conferred on her …

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FMC Owerri seeks upgrade to teaching status

In the past few years, the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Owerri, Imo State, has lost more than three cardiothoracic surgeons to sister institutions because the Federal Government has not upgraded the centre to a teaching hospital status. This was made known by the hospital’s Chief Medical Director (CMD), Dr. …

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Four kidnap suspects arrested in Taraba

Police in Adamawa have arrested four suspects for allegedly kidnapping some people and extorting money from others by threatening to kidnap them. The Command said one of the suspects got N150,000 from his victim after threatening to kidnap him. The command, in a statement on Wednesday, said it recovered N86,000 …

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Ondo insists ex-deputy governor must return all vehicles

The Ondo State Government on Wednesday insisted that a former deputy governor of the state, Mr Agboola Ajayi, must returning the remaining two vehicles out of the initial four that was in his possession. Ajayi, who insisted that there were only two vehicles in his possession, had expressed his readiness …

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Olufon’s passing, a colossal loss, says Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has described the passing of the Olufon of Ifon in Orolu Local Government Area of the State, Oba Almorouf Adekunle Magbagbeola, as a colossal loss. The Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan on Thursday in Osogbo, offered his sympathies and prayers …

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