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Killers Of Kachikwu’s Uncle Sentenced To Death By Hanging

Killers Of Kachikwu’s Uncle Sentenced To Death By Hanging

NEWS
  A Delta State High Court, sitting in Issele-Uku, has sentenced to death by hanging killers of Diokpa Felix Boise, the 75- year- old uncle of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu. The accused, Sunday Luka (32), Danjuma Kaika (37) and Luka Agu (33), who all claimed to be from Nasarawa State, were sentenced after they were found guilty of killing the septuagenarian. The three defendants who used to be labourers in the deceased farmer were arraigned on four- count charge of conspiracy to commit murder, murder and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. In his ruling, Justice C.I. Ogisi while delivering the verdict said the punishment for the offence was mandatory, adding that he lacked the discretionary power to mitigate the sentence. Spokesman of t...
Ochei Speaks On Delta Council Polls, Says Get Ready APC Is Coming

Ochei Speaks On Delta Council Polls, Says Get Ready APC Is Coming

NEWS, POLITICS
Former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei has urged chairmanship and councillorship candidates under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) to be on guard before and after the January 6, 2018 council elections, saying that APC would spring a surprise in Delta State.   Ochei who spoke in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North local government area of Delta state during the flagged off of APC local government council elections campaign, also sent a message to the ruling party, peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, saying, "we are telling them (PDP) get ready because APC is coming”. Expressing optimism over the chances of APC, Ochei maintained that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would meet them at the polls, saying, “Let them think that we ar