Police declare state of emergency in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has declared a State of Emergency, to stop the rising cases of kidnapping in the state. The command's spokesman, Zubairu Abubakar says the declaration,was on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase. He said a new squad had been formed,to track and dislodge the criminal gangs. In some of the recent  kidnap cases, Colonel Samaila Inusa, was killed by his abductors, hours after he was abducted in March. Abubakar  said that the police had made several arrests and commenced prosecution of some of the suspected kidnappers....

Angry youths protest against murder of Obi of Ubulu-Uku

TVC E, NEWS - It was like a joke when the news of the death of , Agbogidi Akaeze Edward Ofulue 111, the Obi of Ubulu-Uku in the hands of hoodlums that kidnapped him a few days ago first broke. But sooner than later, what sounded like a fairy tale became a reality when  the spokesperson of the Delta State Police command, Celestina Kalu confirmed it. Thousands of machete and stick wielding youths took to the streets of the town to protest against the gruesome murder of the monarch on Friday. The enraged youths prevented visitors, including TVC News Crew from entering the community during the protest. Kalu a deputy superintendent of police DSP had  appealed  for calm, vowing that the perpetrators of the dastardly act will be brought to book. She revealed that four persons found with the handset of the late monarch are already helping the police in their investigations. But the Police image...

My ordeal in the hands of kidnappers – Olabimtan

TVC E, NEWS - Former Ondo State House of Assembly Speaker Victor Olabimtan, has recounted his experience after he was freed by his abductors. Olabimtan, who spent three days with his kidnappers said he was forced to walk barefooted in the bush and also made to pass the night in a pit with other abductees. The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant also confirmed that ransom was paid without given the exact amount while narrating his experience to reporters at his home in the capital of the state, Akure. Olabimtan was kidnapped last Sunday at Kwali on his way to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said: “It was exactly 6:35pm on January 10, when we got to a spot at Kwali and I heard loud gunshots. I asked my driver what was happening. “When I saw the shooters, they were in army and police uniforms and I thought it was the police and...