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Father And Children Arrested For Alleged Kidnapping In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested an alleged kidnap syndicate made up of members of the same family. Oweniwe Okpara from Delta State and three of his children, Samson Okpara, Bright Okpara and Eze Okpara were arrested in Ajaka area of Sagamu. Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspects were all arrested for their roles in the kidnap of eight persons at different times. Arrested alongside the suspects is one Christian Ishaha who had accommodated them. “In the course of investigation, it was discovered that three other members of the family constituting the criminal gang namely; Godwin Okpara, Godspower Okpara and Mathew Okpara are the armed squad of the syndicate, while Samson, Bright and Eze Okpara were the ones spying on their targeted victims. One Emmanuel Joseph, a native of Ebele in Edo State was later recruited into the fold, having confronted their sister, Eze Okpara, to tell him the source of money they count every day. They subsequently opened u

PDP BoT Member - Why Buhari’s Anti- Corruption War Will Fail

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, Chief Shuaib Oyedokun, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft agency cannot succeed because “he is using corruption to fight corruption.”

This is coming at a time Buhari claimed that some corrupt individuals were......
using proceeds of their loots to fight him.
Reacting to Buhari’s comment, Oyedokun said the President has admitted failure of his anti-graft agency.
Speaking with the Punch, the PDP BoT member said, “If the President, who is fighting corruption, suddenly discovers that people who have stolen are using the proceeds of corruption to fight him, I think it is an admission of failure. Corruption cannot be fought with corruption.




“The President must be able to fish out those fighting him with corruption and ensure they are tried. There are allegations of corruption among those that surround the President and his party members.
“He (Buhari) won’t succeed because he is using corruption to fight corruption. When someone loses a horse and he unknowingly tells the person that stole the horse to help him find the horse, would the owner ever find the horse?.”

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