Tag: Enugu

Police confirm killing of 2 neighbourhood watch operatives in Enugu

The Enugu Police Command has confirmed the killing of two operatives of the Neighbourhood Watch Group in Ogurute in Enugu-Ezike. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, also confirmed the arrest of three persons in connection with the incident. Ndukwe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)[Read More…]

Arsonists set INEC office ablaze in Enugu

Arsonists set the INEC office at Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State ablaze on Sunday. The Chief Fire Officer in Enugu State, Chief Okwudili Ohaa, confirmed the incident to NAN in Enugu. Ohaa said that a distress call was received by the Enugu State Fire Service at about 1.30[Read More…]

No casualty after 3-storey building collapse — Enugu police

The police in Enugu state confirmed on Saturday that no life was lost after a three-storey building collapsed in Ugbene 2, Abakpa-Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area. Mr Daniel Ndukwe, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria[Read More…]


19 cases of cholera confirmed at new Artisan Market — Enugu commissioner

Enugu State Government has confirmed the outbreak of cholera at the new Artisan Market in Enugu metropolis. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Emmanuel Obi, who confirmed this in a statement in Enugu on Saturday, said that the outbreak had so far claimed seven lives. Obi further said[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: There was an advert that used to run on Radio Biafra, Enugu

A few months ago, I asked about Okonkwo, and unfortunately, most Igbo people think he was a hero. Newsflash, he was not. Okonkwo was that person who didn’t have the ability to think. Even Prof Achebe once said that he’d prefer if we were like Obierika. So, the lesson: first,[Read More…]

Police Inspector shoots 5 people dead, injure 4 others in Enugu

  Enugu State Police Command has confirmed reports of a trigger-happy police inspector who shot dead five persons while he left four others critically injured. The police inspector whose name was withheld in the Sunday night press statement was confirmed to be attached to the Special Protection Unit Base 9,[Read More…]

Just In: Another Police Station attacked and burned in Enugu, about 5 persons feared dead

The Iwollo Oghe Police station in Ezeagu local government of Enugu state has been attacked and razed by yet to be identified gunmen. NewsWireNGR gathered that the station was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday and about five persons including police personnel were feared to have been killed in[Read More…]

Gunmen attack police headquarters in Enugu

Unknown gunmen in early hours of Wednesday have reportedly attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters, Adani in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State. NewsWireNGR learnt that the assailants killed two police officers on duty and injured many others while the police station was burnt. The attack on the police station[Read More…]

“The youths will rise against the government” – Father Mbaka turns against Buhari

Father Ejike Mbaka, a Catholic priest, has warned the Buhari administration that the youth will rise against the government if it does not cater to their needs. Mbaka, spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), issued the warning during the 2020 edition of the crossover night session tagged, “Cornucopia[Read More…]

Breaking: Tension in Enugu, 38 inmates escape from police custody

There is tension in Enugu State on Monday after over 38 criminals reportedly escaped from police custody. The inmates were remanded in the custody of the State Police Command for various offences. Police sources told The PUNCH on Monday that the inmates numbering between 38 and 40 escaped from the[Read More…]