Today's Headlines: Hoodlums Attack Policemen In Delta, Gunmen Kill Four Police Officers In Enugu

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Hoodlums Attack Policemen In Delta

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Hoodlums have killed a police officer in an attack in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that a police patrol van was also set on fire during the attack which occurred at Otulu Junction in Akwukwu-Igbo, headquarters of Aniocha North LGA.

Confirming the attack to Daily Trust, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Edafe Bright, said some persons have been arrested.

Policemen have recently come under increased attacks in the South-East and South-Eouth part of the country.

Gunmen Kill Four Police Officers In Enugu

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Four police officers in Enugu State have killed by unknown gunmen. A police officer who confirmed the development on Wednesday noted that its that latest attack on security operatives in the region.

The spokesman of the state police command, Daniel Ndukwe disclosed that the gunmen invaded the police station late on Tuesday

Ndukwe further stated that the armed men who open fire on the police station also set some part of the building on fire.

He said, Four of the operatives, who sustained severe gunshot injuries, were later confirmed dead in the hospital.

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Gunmen kidnap two persons in FCT

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Gunmen have kidnapped two men in the federal capital territory (FCT). The armed men were said to have invaded the residences of Ayodele Somorin and Oladimeji Josiah in Byazhin area of Kubwa on May 21 around 11:45pm and abducted them.

Narrating the incident, Victoria, Somorin’s wife, said they Were already asleep when they came. We woke up when the gunmen started banging the entrance door, shouting ‘Open the door.

Whatever happens in Libya affects Nigeria – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said happenings in Libya have implications for Nigeria and other countries in the Lake Chad Basin.

He said this when he hosted Mohammed Younis Menfi, Chairman, Presidential Council of Libya, on Wednesday.

Buhari noted that the Republics of Chad and Niger have extensive borders with Libya. He said whatever affects them affects us. The stability or instability of Libya will directly affect us

Buhari said Nigeria’s security is his top priority, noting that “unless a country or institution is secured, there’s no way you can efficiently manage it.

Businessman Offering 60% ROI Arrested Over N2bn Investment Fraud

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Operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) have arrested the Managing Director of Brisk Capital Limited, Dominic Ngene Joshua, for allegedly diverting investors’ funds worth over N2 billion.

Joshua was accused of conning individuals to invest in Bitcoin, forex trading, real estate, and oil & gas with a promise of prompt and accurate 60% return on investment (ROI) per month on every sum invested, plus a guarantee of the invested principal.

In a statement issued on Monday, the police SFU announced that Joshua was arrested in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.

El-Rufai sacks 19 political appointees

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As part of the ongoing rightsizing exercise of Kaduna State Government, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has approved the disengagement of 19 political appointees.

The Governor said the 19 disengaged staff are the first phase of public servants who will depart the public service, in continuation of rightsizing the workforce.

A statement from Sir Kashim Ibrahim House which was issued on Wednesday, said that affected officials include two Special Advisers, a Deputy Chief of Staff and several Special Assistants

Buhari Meets Libyan Prime Minister In Aso Rock

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Naija News reports that Buhari and his aides received Hamid Dbeibeh and members of his entourage at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa at about 10.05 a.m.

Nigeria’s president was also joined to receive the Libyan PM at the forecourt of the villa by cabinet members including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as well as some presidential aides.

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