Egi OSPAC Loses Member
The Egi Command of the ONELGA Secretary and Peace Advisory Committee (OSPAC), has confirmed the gruesome killing of one of its men, Humphrey Ikoro by another OSPAC member, Abbey Chinoye Onuogba.
The Tide learnt that late Humphrey Ikoro was shot dead by Onuogba also a member of the security outfit on the 2nd of February, 2021.
Onuogba has since been arrested by the police and is undergoing interrogation at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).
Secretary of the Egi Command of OSPAC, Mr Promise Agwu told The Tide via a telephone interview that the suspected murderer was their team leader at the Erema Sector of the command.
According to him, Onuogba was put in cell when he threatened to kill Mr Promise Agwu.
The Investigating Police Officer (IPO) of the murder case, one Inspector David told The Tide through a telephone interview that the suspect who is in cell at the State CID and will be charged to court once investigation is concluded.
Meanwhile, the younger brother of the deceased, Mr Ikoro Justice said his late brother left two stressing that since his death, there is nobody to take care of his children.
He stressed the need for justice to be done on the matter.
The following person by name, Emmanuel Odiwonma, whose last known address is 52 Balaogu Kuku road, Ijebode, Ogun sate have been declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
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Over 100 anti-corruption civil society organisations and their supporters staged a protest in Lagos at the weekend in continuation of their call for the removal of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa, over alleged continued disobedience of court orders.
Leaders of the groups, who began what they described as a “week-long protest against politicisation of the EFCC, disobedience of court orders and infringement on human rights of Nigerians”, on Friday, said many CSOs called in to join the struggle after the maiden press conference held in Lagos.
The CSOs walked through the streets of Ikeja, through Ikeja City Mall, ending at the Oregun Junction, in Ikeja, Lagos, chanting protest songs and asking President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Bawa.
They noted that they were aware of the persistent pressure and intimidation of the Nigerian media to underplay the dissatisfaction of the anti-corruption CSOs with Bawa, stressing that no amount of intimidation would make them give up their collective struggle against corruption and leaders undermining the struggle.
A spokesperson for the Transparency and Accountability Group, Ayodeji Ologun, who spoke on behalf of the CSOs, said the Coalition of Anti-corruption organisations could not stay aloof while the country’s legal system was being bastardised by the “selfish interests of a few”, insisting that, if Bawa was bent on playing politics, he should get a membership card from any of the political parties.
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