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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Immigration Officer Okiemute Mrere, Ize-Iyamu Congratulates Obaseki

Gunmen Kill Okiemute Mrere,

The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been assassinated.

Mrere was murdered on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road in Owerri, our correspondent learnt on Monday.

A senior officer of NIS, who confirmed to our correspondent, said the slain officer’s corpse was discovered in a bush on Sunday morning.

Mrere was riding a Hilux van belonging to NIS when he was allegedly waylaid, shot and killed.

The source told our correspondent that the assailants did not take the victim’s service pistol as it was found on him when his corpse was discovered, the next day.


Ize-Iyamu Congratulates Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki is the incumbent Governor of Edo State and a chieftain in People's Democratic Party (PDP).


Recently, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has congratulated the winner of the election, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Ize-Iyamu in a letter he addressed to Governor Obaseki, on Monday, also conceded defeat, having failed at every avenue to upturn the decision of the election petition tribunal, at the Appeal Court, and finally at the Supreme Court.


Gunmen Abduct University Lecturer In Taraba

Umar Buba, a lecturer at the Taraba State University in Jalingo has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen.

Reports reaching Naija News at this time confirmed that the lecturer who heads the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (Faculty of Agriculture), was kidnapped on Sunday morning, May 30.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vincent Ado-Tenebe who confirmed the development to newsmen on Monday said the assailants fired sporadic gunshots to displace the security officials attached to the staff quarters during the attack.


Police Order Manhunt For Killers Of Enugu Ex-judge

The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered a full-scale manhunt of yet-to-be idenitifed armed assailants of a former judge of the Enugu State High Court, Justice Stanley Nnaji.

Justice Nnaji was driving in a black Mercedes Benz Jeep when he was dragged from his vehicle, in broad daylight killed and dumped by the roadside.

The unknown gunmen, who were captured in a video clips by people around the scene, drove away after killing Nnaji in the car. The former judge was swiftly rushed to the Parklane Hospital in Enugu, where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

Sources told our correspondent that Nnaji was killed on Sunday along Okpara Avenue by Ebeano Tunnel.


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