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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen In Ebonyi, NCS Releases More Photos Of Escapees At Owerri Prison

Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen In Ebonyi

Gunmen have killed three policemen in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state.

SaharaReporters gathered that the officers were killed on Wednesday night while on a stop and search operation along Onuebonyi/Nwezenyi Road.

The genmen were said to have ambushed them and carted away their riffles.

They were said to have operated with a bus with which they escaped the scene.

Hold Government Accountable With Our Audit Reports - NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative on Wednesday charged Nigerians to use data contained in various NEITI audit reports to hold the government accountable to its citizens.

NEITI's Executive Secretary, Ogbonnaya Orji, gave the charge at the capacity building programme for the media in the Implementation of the Emerging Issue in the EITI/NEITI process in Nigeria.

He also charged the media to fully come on board and take up their expected roles in the EITI implementation process by engaging with NEITI reports.

Inflation Rate Hits 18.17% On Surging Food Costs

The consumer price index, which measures the rate of increase in the price of goods and services, increased to 18.17 percent in March from 17.33 in February.

This is according to the March 2021 consumer price index/inflation report release by the National Bureau of Statistics on Thursday.

The food inflation also increased by 1.16 percent on a year-on-year basis from 21.79 percent in February to 22.95 in March.

Osimhen Stronger Than Morata - Ex-Napoli Star, Salvatore Bagni

Former Napoli midfielder Salvatore Bagni has rated Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen stronger than Juventus forward Alvaro Morata. Bagni told That considering the minutes that the Nigerian had played, it was glaring that he was much better than Morata.

The former Lille player joined Napoli in 2020, after some superb performances in Ligue 1.

NCS Release More Photos Of Escapees At Owerri Prison

The Nigerian Correctional Service have released more photograph faces of inmates that escaped from Owerri prison.

Check out their pictures below.

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