Gunmen

Panic as unknown gunmen kill policeman, kidnap foreign national in Kwara

Panic as unknown gunmen kill policeman, kidnap foreign national in Kwara

Unknown gunmen struck on Thursday at a quarry site in the Shao area of Moro Local Government of Kwara State, killing one mobile police officer and abducting a Chinese citizen. Reports indicate that the gunmen burnt the car allegedly used in the operation and disappeared into thin air. One other police operative reportedly injured in the attack is said to be receiving medical attention at an undisclosed location. When contacted, the spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, said ” the command is working round the clock to get the victim rescued and perpetrators apprehended.” “Meanwhile, the…
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Terrorism: Unknown gunmen invade Ebonyi community, kill one, abduct many

Terrorism: Unknown gunmen invade Ebonyi community, kill one, abduct many

Unknown gunmen on Monday reportedly invaded Nduegu Achi community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and killed one person. It was gathered that the attackers equally set ablaze several houses and abducted others to an unknown destination. The people of the area fled the community for fear of being killed by the gunmen. An eyewitness, who spoke to journalists in Abakaliki, said that the gunmen invaded the community and started shooting sporadically and in the process killed one person and abducted many others. When contacted for confirmation, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebonyi State Command, SP Chris…
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Unknown armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat, police station ablaze

Unknown armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat, police station ablaze

ONITSHA – Barely 48 hours after unknown arsonists set ablaze Idemili North Local Government Headquarters Ogidi on fire, other arsonists have burnt down Nnewi south council Secretariat at Ukpor and also a police station in the area The incident according to sources occurred Tuesday night when the arsonists first set the Secretariat ablaze before proceeding to the police station to complete their mission. A reliable source from the area recalled that the Ukpor police station had been burnt during the endSARS protest and was later rebuilt only for it to be burnt down for the second time just as the…
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Gunmen reportedly engage military in an all-night shootout in Onitsha

Gunmen reportedly engage military in an all-night shootout in Onitsha

Unidentified gunmen, on Sunday night, allegedly engaged military men in a shoot out at 3-3 Estate, Nkwelle Ezunaka, near Onitsha. Sources said the shooting, which started at about 10pm lasted late into the night, with bullets flying in the air, while expended shells dropped on roofs of residents in torrent. It was gathered that the shootout started after the unidentified riffle wielding men took the battle to the door step of the military, in a spot, where they are stationed, within the Estate. A resident of the area, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were scared all through…
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Bayelsa: Gunmen kill 2 police officers, 3 civilians, injure several others

Bayelsa: Gunmen kill 2 police officers, 3 civilians, injure several others

Gunmen, on Saturday morning, attacked and killed two policemen, three civilians, and left several others injured in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. A vehicle conveying the police officers and some civilians were attacked by yet to be identified gunmen while coming from a colleague’s burial. In a statement, signed on Sunday through the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, he stated that “On 14 May, 2022, at about 0745 hours, gunmen ambushed Policemen serving at Rivers Command, at Idema- Otuabagi Road, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, while returning from burial of a colleague, late ASP…
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