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Thirty Nine Students Still Kept By Hostages

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he Kaduna State government has said a total of 39 students are missing after some gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in the Igabi Local Government Area of the state.

SaharaReporters had reported how bandits broke into the school on Thursday night and abducted some students.

Kaduna State Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, had earlier in a statement said 30 students could not be accounted for after the attack.

 

But in a statement on Friday evening, Aruwan said further checks had shown that 39 students were missing.

He noted that 23 female and 16 male students had yet to be accounted for following the attack on the school.
The commissioner, however, gave an assurance that the state government was maintaining close communication with the management of the college.

He added that efforts were being sustained by the security agencies to track the missing students who were apparently abducted by the bandits.

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25-Year-Old Nigerian Man Sentenced To Death For Drug Trafficking In Vietnam

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The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh, Vietnam on Tuesday, April 13, sentenced a 25-year-old Nigerian man to death for illegally transporting narcotic substances into the country from Cambodia.

 

Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus was arrested on February 19, 2020, in the Ta Pheng area of Thuan Tay hamlet in Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau district, while transporting nearly 3 kilogrammes of methamphetamine.

 

25-year-old Nigerian man sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Vietnam

 

He told police that he arrived in Cambodia in 2019, where he met an African man called Oscar who hired him to transport the drugs from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City for 2,000 USD. He was paid 650 USD in advance.

 

After travelling by taxi from Phnom Penh to the border, he crossed over into Vietnam and was arrested by Ben Cau district’s police.

 

He also confessed to having earlier transported a backpack containing drugs from Cambodia to HCM City, which he delivered to an unknown man.

 

The decision was based on Clause 4 in Article 250 of the 2015 Penal Code, the local media reported.

 

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200 Level Varsity Student Shot Dead By Suspected Cultist In Bayelsa

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A lone gunman suspected to be a cultist has killed a 200 level student of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State.

 

The deceased identified as James Okunmakpeye, a student of marketing at the Faculty of Management Science, was shot in the head at close range at about 11 am on Wednesday, April 14.

 

It was gathered that the student was standing by the door of his lecture room when the assailant shot him and the bullet tore through his right eye.

 

The Public Relations Officer of the Institution, Ingezi Idoni, who confirmed the development, said that the institution’s authority is investigating the incident and have contacted security personnel on the development.

 

“There was a lecturer in the class during the incident. He was shot by the door of the lecture room. He was late to the class and was being asked to come into the lecture hall. While he was offering reasons for his lateness, someone came from behind and shot him.” Idoni stated.

 

“The culprit, after carrying out the dastardly act, ran towards the Ogunbiri side of the institution where the perimeter fencing has failed and escaped. We are using this opportunity to call on the State Government to assist the institution in the completion of the perimeter fencing of the school to assist in proper security of lives and property of the institution.”

 

The spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Astimin Butswat, who also confirmed the incident, said he is waiting for details from the Divisional Headquarters in Ammassoma.

 

 

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Lagos Police Arrest Vigilante Member For Allegedly killing Passerby; Nabs 17 Suspected Armed Robbers

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The police operatives attached to Ijora Division of the command, on Tuesday, April 13th, arrested one Vigilante member, Lukman Rasak, m, 30,  for shooting one Musa Yahaya, 28, a passerby, on his chest at Ijora area of the state.

 

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the victim who was a passerby, was rushed to the hospital after the gunshot injury and he was confirmed dead. He said the police were alerted and raced to the place, arrested the suspect and recovered his gun with some cartridges.

 

Lagos police arrest vigilante member for allegedly killing passerby; nabs 17 suspected armed robbers

 

In a related development, the policemen attached to  Elemoro Division, on April 14 at about 2 am, arrested seventeen (17) suspected armed robbers at their various hideouts within the area based on intelligence gathering.

 

Adejobi gave the names of the suspects as Oladapo Job, m, 22, Abdulraheem Sidibaba, m, 20, Abdulrasheed Adebayo, m, 20, Tajudeen Abdullahi, m, Agbaje Sunday,m, 21 and twelve (12) others.

 

He said items recovered from them include three (3) cut-to-size locally-made pistols and four (4) live cartridges.

 

”They are the suspected armed robbers alleged to be terrorising and robbing the residents and POS Operators at Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State. They are giving useful information to the police on their various activities and/or operations in Lekki area.” Adejobi’s statement read in part

 

He added that the state commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that all the suspects be transferred to State CID, Panti, Yaba-Lagos, for proper investigation and possible prosecution.

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