Osinachi Death
Peter Nwachukwu

Police report has implicated Peter Nwachukwu in Osinachi death.


Newsonline reports that Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has assured the public that the security agency was making progress in the probe of Osinachi Nwachukwu death.


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This online news platform the demise of the famous gospel musician caused public outcry with citizens and organizations demanding a thorough investigation into Osinachi death.


Newsonline Nigeria reports that at a meeting with Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, at his office in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the IGP said the singer’s de ath was heart-breaking.


The IGP revealed that information from sources close to the family and independent witnesses fingered Osinachi’s husband, Peter Nwachukwu, as being responsible for her death.

Baba said the FCT Command, in whose jurisdiction the incident occurred, arrested Peter at about 5 pm on April 10 at their residence in Lugbe, Abuja. The suspect is currently in the custody of the Command as investigations proceed.

The IGP emphasized that considering the sensitive nature of the case and the need to get justice, the command has approached the National Hospital in Abuja for post-mortem examinations.


Baba said this would ascertain the cause of death, and Peter will be charged to court as soon as it is established that he was responsible for her death.


The Nigeria Police Force boss added that it is both illegal and immoral for anyone human to take the life of another in any manner.

IGP Baba reiterated the commitment of the Force to ensure that domestic violence, sexual and gender-based violence, rape, and others are accorded utmost attention, while the perpetrators are made to face the law.