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Attackers kill policeman in Yobe community, set his house ablaze

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Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun

Attackers kill policeman in Yobe community, set his house ablaze

Tragedy struck the Mairi community of Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area late Saturday night when unidentified assailants brutally murdered a police officer and set his home ablaze.

The attack, which occurred at approximately 11:45 pm, claimed the life of Sule Babur, a dedicated officer, as reported by security analyst and counterinsurgency expert Zagazola Makama.

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The violent incident has left the community in shock, with residents calling for a swift investigation to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Yobe State, located in the Northeast region of Nigeria, has been plagued by frequent attacks from Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists.

The state’s proximity to Borno, the epicenter of Boko Haram insurgency, has exacerbated its security challenges.

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Robbers kill Army Brigadier-General during attack on Abuja estate

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Brig. Gen. Harold Udokwere

Robbers kill Army Brigadier-General during attack on Abuja estate

Brig. Gen. Harold Udokwere (rtd) was reportedly attacked in the early hours of Saturday, June 22nd, 2024, at his home in Abuja.

Sources said that suspected armed robbers attacked the General’s house at approximately 3 a.m. The house is located at No. 1 Sanga Street, Sunshine Homes, by Kabusa Junction in Lokogoma, Abuja.

According to the sources, the robbers demanded jewelry, money, and other valuables. Gunshots were later heard.

A source in the estate reported that the robbers also injured one of the estate guards during the attack. Brig. Gen. Udokwere was taken to the National Hospital Abuja, where he was confirmed dead.

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The FCT Police Commissioner, CP, Benneth Igweh “in his response to the tragic and unprecedented attack at Sunshine Homes estate by armed robbers has ordered a thorough and discreet investigation into the circumstances surrounding this regrettable event.

A statement by SP Josephine Adeh, spokesman of the Police Command confirmed that the armed robbery attack “resulted in the untimely demise of one Brigadier General Uwem Harold Udokwere (rtd.) on June 22, 2024, at approximately 03:00 a.m

“Expressing profound condolences to the bereaved family, CP Benneth Igweh assured the family and the public of swift justice, with every effort in conduit to ensure the perpetrators of the atrocious act are apprehended and brought to justice.

“Furthermore, the commissioner of police reaffirms the unflinching commitment of the command to amplify the security landscape of the nation’s capital, by continually adapting strategies to effectively combat evolving criminal activities.

“Updates on this matter will be provided in due course.”

Robbers kill Army Brigadier-General during attack on Abuja estate

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EFCC exposes fake Abuja State House employment group, five arrested

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EFCC exposes fake Abuja State House employment group, five arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has cracked down on a syndicate of fake State House staff who allegedly swindled unsuspecting job seekers of millions of naira.

The commission’s spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, confirmed the arrest of five suspects in Abuja on Saturday.

According to Oyewale, the suspects – Augustine Umogboi, Eleojo Idakwo, Kingsley Onuh, Omata Sunday, and Eljayon Nigeria Limited – were arrested separately following investigations into petitions from victims who were promised lucrative jobs in various Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).

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The suspects allegedly posed as high-ranking officials, promising victims jobs as “Director-General” in prominent organizations, including the Ministry of Communication, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), and other ministries.

The EFCC spokesman revealed that the suspects had collected a total of N22,350,000 from their victims through various bank account.

The suspects’ modus operandi involved using different account numbers from various banks to receive money from their victims.

The victims, in their petitions to the EFCC, narrated their harrowing experiences, which led to the arrest of the suspects.

Umogboi was arrested on June 16, Idakwo on April 30, 2024, and Onuh on April 3.

The EFCC has assured that the suspects will be charged to court upon conclusion of investigations.

EFCC exposes fake Abuja State House employment group, five arrested

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