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Today's Headlines: Police Inspector Killed In Imo, Abba Kyari's Report Hasn't Been Submitted -Police

Police Inspector Killed In Imo

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Seven people were killed in Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, on Monday, when some gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers to a facility belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria.

Six of the victims were employed by a services company, Lee Engineering Company, which has a contract with Shell, according to Mike Abattam, the police spokesperson in Imo State, on Wednesday.

One of the victims was a police inspector who was providing security for the convoy.


"Abba Kyari's Report Hasn't Been Submitted" - Police

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The Nigerian Police Force has dismissed reports that the investigation panel on DCP Abba Kyari has submitted its report.

Reacting to the news, DCP Frank Mba (Force Public Relations Officer) in a statement, dismissed the speculations.

According to the statement, the Nigeria Police Force informed the general public that the probe into the alleged indictment of DCP Abba Kyari by FBI is still ongoing.

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Gunmen Attack Another Bullion Van

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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a bullion van in Ondo State.

The bullion van belonging to a commercial bank was attacked at Emure-Ile junction, on Owo local government area of Ondo state.

With details of the attack still sketchy, the dare-devil robbers were said to have carried out the attack while the bullion van was on motion.


Lai Mohammed Speaks About Twitter

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the online media report that he sneaked out of Nigeria to meet with Twitter executive in the US is fake.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Washington on Wednesday, the minister said his official visit to the U.S. has nothing to do with the microblogging and social networking platform.


Cultists Arrested In Delta

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The Delta State Command has apprehended twelve suspected cultists and five kidnappers.

The arrest of the cult members followed a raid of Agidiese quarters by a combined team of tactical squad, Ogwashi-Uku patrol operatives and vigilantes.

Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ali said Chiedu Ewuzie, Bright Ushiagwu and Nnamdi Okocha are members of Around Bagger.

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