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Policeman dies during fight with soldiers in Rivers state

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A police Inspector identified as Hosea Yakubu has been confirmed dead after allegedly being assaulted by soldiers at Eleme Petrochemical gate, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

 

Yakubu was returning from patrol duty with two of his colleagues when they were accosted by a military officer in mufti uniform who accused them of driving against traffic to avoid a gridlock on Eleme road.

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A fight ensued between the policemen and some military officers after the police driver was slapped.

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A family source told The Nation that the late police officer was struck with a thick wood, which made him fall to the ground. He was later rushed to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) for medical attention, but died at the hospital.

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The source added;

 

“After 24 hours on admission, he gave up. Till today, neither the police nor the military have said anything or taken any action to bring the culprits to book.”

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Vehicles destroyed as container falls off trailer in Ogun (photos)

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Some vehicles have been destroyed after the containers on a trailer fell off and landed on them along Sango road in Ogun state on Tuesday morning, September 29.

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It is not yet certain if there are any casualties from the accident.

 

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“Avenge my son’s death” – Father of upcoming singer killed by the police in PH begs for justice (video)

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The father of 20-year-old singer Daniel Chibuike Ikeaguchi, popularly known as Sleek, who was shot dead by the police in Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, River State, shed tears while calling for justice for his late son.

The bereaved father mentioned that he lived in the Northern part of Nigeria for years and didn’t lose a finger, only to lose his son when he returned to the South.

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He also called on God to avenge his son’s death.

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The father of 20-year-old singer Daniel Chibuike, popularly known as Sleek, who was shot dead by the police in Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, River State, shed tears while calling for justice for his late son.

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Sleek was shot dead on Saturday, September 19, 2020, allegedly by a mobile police officer attached to De Topic supermarket, while he was being chased by SARS operatives.

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Four policemen have been arrested in connection to the killing.

Below is a video of the father calling for justice

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Kogi Tanker Explosion: Photo of woman killed alongside her husband and three children

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A couple identified as Mr and Mrs Olu Samson and their three children were killed in the Kogi tanker explosion which occurred on Wednesday September 23.

 

Most of the victims of the explosion which occurred around 8.30am in the Felele area of Lokoja, along the Lokoja/Abuja Highway, were school children and students of the state -owned Polytechnic located a short distance away from the scene.

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It was gathered that the fuel laden tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) suffered brake failure, rammed into five cars, two motorcycles and three tricycles, as it hurtled down the road, killing the occupants before bursting into flames.

 

The couple was said to be dealing in sewing machines and other tailoring materials at Borehole cantonment in Felele.

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According to reports, Samson wanted to drop off his children at school as had become his daily routine before opening his shop.

 

The couple were on their way to drop off the kids at school when the incident happened. Confirming the report, one Winsome Rufus took to Facebook to mourn the family.

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“Black Wednesday Indeed. Fire Accident At Felele Lokoja. Claim life’s.

RIP To Mr And Mrs Samson And Children (Mummy You Left Just Like That)

An entire Family Was Wipe Off From The Surface Of The Earth.”

 

Meanwhile, it was also gathered that a man from Okene allegedly lost his six children in the explosion.

 

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