Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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    Deputy commissioner of police killed as Shi’ites clash with security agents

Deputy commissioner of police killed as Shi’ites clash with security agents

Usman Umar, deputy commissioner of police in charge of operations in the federal capital territory (FCT), has been killed.Umar was reportedly killed during a protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shiites, in Abuja on Monday.He was said to have been shot while trying to pacify the protesting Shi’ite members. He later died [...]

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    Two Nigerians stabbed to death in South Africa

Two Nigerians stabbed to death in South Africa

Two Nigerians have been reportedly killed in South Africa amidst the resurgence of xenophobic attacks.The victims, identified as  Goziem Akpenyi and Bonny Iwuoha, were stabbed to death in Johannesburg and Cape Town on April 5 and April 6 respectively.Odefa Ikele, assistant public relations officer, Nigeria Union in South Africa (NUSA), confirmed the killings.The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa [...]

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    Zamfara killings continue, 30 killed in attacks on 5 villages

Zamfara killings continue, 30 killed in attacks on 5 villages

Not less than 30 people were reportedly killed in the renewed attacks by bandits in Zamfara state on Tuesday.Muhammad Shehu, spokesman of the state police command, confirmed the attack but pegged the casualty figure at three.Shehu said the victims were killed in Sakkida and Gyadde villages, while further attacks were repelled by the force when it got a distress call.However, [...]

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    Two shot dead in fresh outbreak of violence at Lagos APC primary

Two shot dead in fresh outbreak of violence at Lagos APC primary

There was an outbreak of violence during the ward primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state on Monday, resulting in the deaths of at least two persons in the Shogunle area of the state.The exercise was meant for the councillorship candidates of the ruling party in the July 22 local council poll.One of the deceased was simply identified [...]

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    Police inspector shot dead in Anambra

Police inspector shot dead in Anambra

Two armed men on Saturday shot dead a police inspector in Ogidi, near Onitsha in Anambra, police authorities have confirmed.Hassan Musa, divisional police officer, Ogidi police station, confirmed the incident to NAN.Musa said that the hoodlums, who operated with a motorcycle, collected the AK47 rifle the deceased was carrying.He said that the incident occurred at about 2.45 pm at a [...]

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    Kidnap kingpin, ‘Vampire’, killed by police

Kidnap kingpin, ‘Vampire’, killed by police

Henry Chibueze, a dreaded kidnap kingpin known as 'Vampire', was on Thursday killed in Omu Awa forest, Ikwerre local government area in Rivers state, the police has said.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesperson, said Chibueze was killed by the police special forces, led by the IG’s intelligence response team at 1am.He said that five suspected members of the gang were also arrested and [...]

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