Showing posts with label Gunmen. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gunmen. Show all posts

Gunmen kill lecturer, student in Lagos school

A student, Razak Bakare, has been allegedly shot dead by gunmen who invaded the Michael Otedola College of Primary Health Education, in the Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Few hours after the undergraduate was killed, a lecturer, Ahmed Saheed, lost his life when yet-to-be-identified armed men allegedly attacked him around Poka town in Epe.

Punch gathered that the attacks which occurred within the space of 48 hours, created panic that affected academic activities on the campus.

A security guard in the institution, who spoke to one of our correspondents on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the incident.

“The student was killed on campus on Wednesday and the lecturer was shot dead on Friday. we have informed the police,” he said.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, has yet to respond to calls made to his mobile number as of the time this report was filed. Punchng


Panic in Osun state as gunmen kill 6

Six persons have been killed in an attack by gunmen on a village in Osun state, forcing many residents into a panic mode as insecurity spreads across the country.

Yemisi Opalola, the state police command spokesmen, confirmed the incident in a phone call to TheCable.

She said the gunmen had attacked a village near Wasinmi, a community along Ife/Ibadan way, before daybreak on Sunday.

She added that Wale Olokode, the state commissioner of police, has visited the scene of the incident.

Gunmen attacks are a rare occurrence in Osun state.

Police officers, men of Oodua Peoples Congress and Hunters Group of Nigeria are said to have been deployed in the bush in the area.

The country is witnessing a rise in the spate of attacks by gunmen.

The northern part of Nigeria has, however, been the worse hit by these attacks.TheCableng


Gunmen shoots Imo bank customer over N200,000

Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead a bank customer after dispossessing him of the N200,000 he withdrew from a new generational bank at the Maris junction in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

Eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the gunmen, who operated in a Toyota Corolla car, crossed the bank customer, who was identified as Italo, and shot him dead after dispossessing him of the money.

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One of the eyewitnesses said, “The armed robbers crossed the young man, who just withdrew N200,000 from the bank. They asked him, ‘Where is the money?’ and shot him dead immediately he handed the money over to them.

“They went after another man, who ran into a nearby plaza. When they realised that the plaza was locked, they went back and shot repeatedly into the air before zooming off.”

Our correspondent gathered that policemen arrived moments later and evacuated the corpse.

It was gathered that the deceased hailed from the Anara community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, did not respond to several calls put across to him by our correspondent. Punch

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Gunmen murder 29-year-old man at Ebonyi drinking joint

A 29-year-old man, one late Boniface Nwoha, a native of Amike Aba community in Ebonyi local government area of Ebonyi State was yesterday reportedly killed by unknown gunmen.

Dailypost learnt that he was murdered at a drinking joint where he had gone for relaxation.

It was gathered that the victim had a quarrel with some persons in his residence at Amike Aba, which resulted to fight and wounding of some persons.

Investigation further revealed that the victim was killed following a reprisal attack by his opponent.

When contacted, a family member of the deceased who spoke unanimity, said he received a call around 9:25pm from an unknown person who informed him of the incident, but before he could get to the location, men of the Nigeria Police Force had already taken his corpse away.

He accused one Ekpenyi of masterminding the killing, adding that the suspect was a leader of the gang that attacked his brother.

When contacted, the Ebonyi State Police Command, while addressed journalists through the PPRO, DSP Loveth Odah confirmed the killing of late Boniface Nwoha.

She said that investigations were ongoing, assuring that the killers will soon be brought to book.

She explained that the Divisional Police officer of Kpirikpiri Police Division had swung into action.

She, however, disclosed that the case was already transfered to the Criminal Investigative Department for proper investigation.

It was gathered that there is massive arrest of people in the area as a result of the killing.
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