AFTER 2 YEARS MANHUNT, BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER, EVANS’ GUN SUPPLIER ARRESTED IN DELTA

  Oluwatobi Akindele Two years after a manhunt was launched for him, operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team have arrested a 46-year-old arms dealer, Godwin Chinyere. Chinyere is believed to have sold the firearms, ammunition and rocket launchers used by the suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Owuamadike, alias Evans. Police sources told our correspondent that Evans, who was arrested in June 2017 in his apartment at the Magodo area of Lagos State by the IRT operatives, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, confessed during…

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NIGERIANS REACT TO TINUBU’S SPEECH AT FASORANTI HOUSE ASKING WHETHER EVANS, BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER WAS A HERDSMAN

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu is currently under fire for saying those blaming herdsmen for the death of Funke Olakurin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, do not have evidence. Speaking at a condolence visit to the family of Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo state capital, the APC leader said kidnapping is not peculiar to any ethnic group or a particular set of people. Reacting to the allegation that herdsmen were behind the attack, Tinubu said: “I am extremely concerned about security but I don’t want stigma.…

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SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER, EVANS’ CASE AT APPEAL COURT

By Onozure Dania LAGOS THE Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, has dismissed three appeals, filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, (Evans), challenging the jurisdiction of the court and seeking to strike out, and quash charges against him. In a three man panel led by Justice Jummai Sankey, the court held that the appeal is devoid of merit. Justice Sankey said: “The suit is, hereby, dismissed. In the result, the ruling of the lower court is affirmed. I hold that the lower court has jurisdiction to continue with the trial and to…

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