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Kidnapped Catholic Priest In Edo Killed By Abductors

A Catholic priest, Reverend Father Christopher Idia, who was on Sunday morning kidnapped in his rectory at Ikabigbo Community of Etsako West, Edo State, while coming out for the Sunday mass, has been killed by his abductors.  Reverend Father Odia, according to a statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Auchi,  Etsako West Local Government […]

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Police react to alleged  kidnap of 50 UTME candidates in Edo

The Edo State Police Command has refuted social media reports that 50 kids who were going for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Benin were kidnapped. The state command’s spokesperson, SP Bello Kontongs, urged the public to disregard the report, which he described as misleading. He stated, “The Edo State Police Command has been alerted […]

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I don’t know why I stabbed my boss to death, stole his car –Suspect

A 17-year-old worker, Chukwuebuka Nwode, has been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for allegedly killing his employer, Peter Onoberhie. The suspect was arrested with two accomplices while trying to sell his boss’ car at Uwelu spare part market. Nwode was working at a sachet water factory owned by the deceased when he carried […]

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