Aunty allegedly sells one-year-old niece to her boyfriend in Enugu

Policemen at Agwu police station in Enugu state have arrested one Chinaza Okoh for allegedly kidnapping her one-year-old niece, Chisom Adumike, in Amankwu Olikwu Awgu community in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state and selling her off to her boyfriend. Punch reports that the victim was coming from school on July 28 when… Continue reading Aunty allegedly sells one-year-old niece to her boyfriend in Enugu

Six policemen feared killed as gunmen attack checkpoint in Enugu

Several persons including six policemen were killed when unknown gunmen attacked a Police checkpoint in Amodu, Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu state.  It was gathered that the gunmen attacked the checkpoint located at Obeagu Uno shortly after Inyaba Bridge around 7:30 pm on Wednesday night, July 21. It was further learnt that… Continue reading Six policemen feared killed as gunmen attack checkpoint in Enugu

Three suspected railtrack vandals arrested in Enugu (photos)

The police in Enugu state have arrested three male suspects for their involvement in railway tracks and sleepers vandalism in the state. Confirming their arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said one Chukwuma Okoye aged 56 and Oluchukwu Igboke aged 25, both of Anambra State, were intercepted and arrested… Continue reading Three suspected railtrack vandals arrested in Enugu (photos)

Enugu takes back streets converted to market, mechanic workshops

By Dennis AgboThe Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA) has restored roads and streets in the capital city that were previously hijacked by traders and artisans who converted them to illegal shops and mechanic workshops. The Agency in a development control activity at Reno layout, Emene Enugu, Enugu, on Thursday, demolished over 150 illegal market… Continue reading Enugu takes back streets converted to market, mechanic workshops

Four police officers killed as gunmen burn down Iwollo police division in Enugu

Iwollo Oghe Police Station in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State was on Tuesday May 25, burnt down by unknown gunmen who also killed four officers. The officers died of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun duel while trying to repel the attack. The state commissioner of police, Mohammed Ndatsu confirmed the attack. He… Continue reading Four police officers killed as gunmen burn down Iwollo police division in Enugu

”They tied me like a common criminal”- Hoodlums beat up chief priest in Enugu over allegations of theft (photo)

The Chief Priest of Omaba Adoro Ero, in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, Ozoemena Eze, has accused some hoodlums in the state of beating him up and threatening to kill him over allegation of theft. Vanguard reports that Eze was accused of stealing a staff of authority from another deity in the… Continue reading ”They tied me like a common criminal”- Hoodlums beat up chief priest in Enugu over allegations of theft (photo)

Two shot, one missing over Enugu/ Ebonyi boundary dispute

Soldiers attached to Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Friday, allegedly shot two indigenes of Okpanku community and whisked one of the victims away, over brewing land dispute between Okpanku community in Enugu state and Uburu, Governor Umahi‚Äôs native community. President General of Okpanku community, Mr. Obiora Obasi, who briefed newsmen on Saturday alongside the… Continue reading Two shot, one missing over Enugu/ Ebonyi boundary dispute

Child-stealing syndicate that lures children using biscuits and sweets smashed in Imo and Enugu

The Abia State Police Command has clamped down on a syndicate that specialises in abducting children between ages 2 and 3, using biscuits and sweets as baits. The syndicate was smashed on Friday, Dec 11, by the new security outfit, Rapid Response Squad, RRS, established by the Commissioner of Police, Abia State, CP Janet Agbede. The… Continue reading Child-stealing syndicate that lures children using biscuits and sweets smashed in Imo and Enugu

Update: CP orders full-scale investigation into the unnatural death of three children in Enugu, arrest and prosecution of culprits

The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the death of three children in Itchi, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of the state. See previous report Here Spokesperson of the command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, November 24, said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman, has ordered full-scale… Continue reading Update: CP orders full-scale investigation into the unnatural death of three children in Enugu, arrest and prosecution of culprits

Enugu government suspends curfew

The Enugu state government has suspended the 13-hour curfew imposed on Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas following the hijacking of the peaceful #EndSARS protests in the state by hoodlums.  The state Commissioner for Information Nnanyelugo Aroh who made the announcement, said the decision was taken after a review of the overall situation… Continue reading Enugu government suspends curfew