After sex, 23-year-old lady steals SUV, phones, N1m

Detectives attached to Ikeja Police Station have arrested a 23-year-old lady, Deborah Nwachukwu, for allegedly stealing a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) at Ikeja area of Lagos State. The victim, identified simply as Patrick, invited Nwachukwu to help him clean up his house. The victim was said to have met the lady around Shoprite where she was selling some cleaning products. Nwachukwu reportedly stole Patrick’s car and N1 million about 2a.m on October 20, at MKO Street off Toyin Street, Ikeja. Patrick said when they met at Shoprite, they both agreed…

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Car wash centre operator arrested after disappearing with customer’s car

A car wash centre owner, Emmanuel Nwachukwu (23), has been arrested after he stole a customer’s car that he was supposed to wash. The Toyota Camry car, marked KTU 721 EJ, was stolen at Ijebu Ode, Ogun State and recovered in Abia State. Nwachukwu and other suspects were presented to journalists yesterday by the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon. Fielding questions from journalists, Nwachukwu said: “I regret my action. I’m even shocked at my daring escapade. I still can’t believe that I drove the car all the…

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Father of three lures, defiles two minors

Police in Niger State yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man, Clement Nwachukwu, was on Sunday arrested for allegedly defiling two underage girls after luring them with N50 each. It was learnt that the suspect lured the girls (names withheld), who are seven and eight years old respectively, with N50 each to an uncompleted building where he had sex with them. Nwachukwu of Kwamba area, Suleja, was nabbed by policemen attached to ‘A’ Division in Suleja Local Government Area who acted on information they received. Parents of the victims, both from Kwamba…

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2019: South plays the restructuring card

One of the most contentious issues in the nation’s political history, restructuring, came to the fore again early this week, when eminent Nigerians from all divides converged on Lagos to deliberate on the issue subject ahead of the 2019 general elections, WALE ELEGBEDE reports   There is no doubt that the call for restructuring of Nigeria is as old as the country itself, but the agitation for it has lately dominated the political space. Like other contentious issues, restructuring has suffered from definition deficiency as it has no consensus definition,…

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Quest for nation building through dialogue

The need to address the leadership question in Nigeria from religious and traditional perspectives was the kernel of a recent stakeholders’ dialogue in Lagos. WALE ELEGBEDE reports     Nigeria is one of the most religious countries in the world. Although the constitution of the country does not stipulate a particular religion, the two most practiced religions in the country are Christianity and Islam. However, regardless of the predominance of the two religions, the inherent crisis of confidence between adherents of the two faiths and the absence of mutual understanding…

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Our operations handicapped by creek terrain –Bayelsa NSCDC boss

Godwin Nwachukwu was the Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in charge of personnel and staff matters in Abuja, before his redeployment as the head of the Bayelsa State Command. In this interview with PAULINE ONYIBE, he bares his mind on sundry issues. Excerpts.   Could you list some of your achievements since your resumption in Bayelsa State? I have just spent about two months here, I was in Abuja as the commandant in charge of personnel and staff matters in the country. Since I arrived…

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