NASS Leadership: There Is No Unity Among The Opposition Party In The House Of Reps - Ugochinyere
A newly elected member of the House of Representatives, Ikenga Ugochinyere, has disclosed that the possibility of the opposition party to produce the leaders of the House of Representatives is very low. According to Ikenga Ugochinyere, there is no unity among the opposition party in the House of Representatives despite having the majority.
Today's headlines: Petter Obi react as gunmen kill US Embassy Staff, police officers in Anambra
Ogbaru, Anambra state - Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, has condoled the families of the four people killed by gunmen in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra state. Obi bemoaned the fact that the deceased persons were murdered while rendering a charity job for Nigeria -- 'a country in need'
US Convoy Attack: Security operatives rescue two abducted victims in Anambra
Two of the remaining victims who were abducted during the attack on a US convoy along Atani/Osamala Road in Ogbaru Local Council of Anambra State have been successfully rescued unharmed by joint security forces, according to the Anambra State Police Command. In a statement, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed that the rescue operation took place in the early hours of yesterday, following an extensive operation conducted by the joint security forces in the state.
Today's Headlines: Court Denies Sacking Abia Gov-Elect Otti, Court Lifts Suspension On Abure, Others
Court Denies Sacking Abia Gov-Elect Alex Otti Photo credit: p.m news A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has denied that its order nullifying the candidacy of Labour Party in the state also affected the candidature of of Abia Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti. The court, however, said it nullified the election of the candidates for Kano Labour Party(LP) that contested during the 2023 General Election.
US Embassy Staff Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen In Anambra State
Some staff of the United States Mission in Nigeria have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anambra State. According to the Daily Trust, a bus conveying the staff was attacked by gunmen in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was gathered that the staff were on a humanitarian mission when the horrible incident occurred.
No American killed in Anambra attack – US
Punch Newspapers reports that according to the USA, none of its citizens were harmed in the Anambra attack on its consulate staff convoy on Tuesday. According to The PUNCH, an attack on their vehicle on Tuesday resulted in the shooting deaths of four embassy employees in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Insecurity: The US Government Reacts As Gunmen Kill Their Officials in Anambra State
Following an incident in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, four people thought to be representatives of the US Embassy in Nigeria are feared dead. Although the purpose of their trip to the Anambra State riverine region was unknown, it was learned that unidentified gunmen opened fire on their convoy.
Anambra police rescue the two kidnapped US Mission personnel
Two employees of the United States Consulate in Nigeria were kidnapped on Tuesday during an attack on their convoy that took place in the Ogbaru Local Government Area in the state of Anambra. On Wednesday, security forces were able to save those employees by rescuing them from the attackers. On Friday, this information was made public in Awka by the state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who shared it with journalists in a press release. The identities of the people who were rescued had not been made public
Gunmen killed 4 USA officials in Anambra
According to Vanguard news correspondents, Four persons suspected to be officials of the United States of America (USA) Embassy in Nigeria were allegedly killed following attack in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. However, it was earlier gathered that their mission to the riverine area of Anambra State was not known.
Unknown gunmen attack US Embassy convoy in Anambra, kill four, injure others
In a tragic incident that occurred on Tuesday, May 16, an armed convoy belonging to the United States was attacked in Nigeria, resulting in the loss of four lives, including two personnel from the US consulate and two police officers. Additionally, three individuals were kidnapped during the assault, as reported by Nigerian security services and US State Department officials, according to Leadership News.
US Embassy Attack: The gunmen, after killing them set their bodies and vehicle ablaze- DSP Ikenga
According to a news that was published by the Daily Trust Newspaper online this evening, it was reported that the Police, has given more updates on the attack on the United States of America's embassy staff members in Anambra State. Daily Trust earlier had reported how the convoy of the officials, came under attack in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.
US Embassy Staff Gunned Down In Anambra
In the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, some employees of the US Embassy in Nigeria were shot and killed. According to sources cited by Daily Trust, the embassy officials' convoy came under fire as it was moving through the region. Sources differ on whether the officials attacked sought to connect to their destination through Ogbaru or whether they were there on a humanitarian trip.
United States Embassy Staff Killed By Gunmen in Anambra
Gunmen have reportedly killed four individuals believed to be officials from the United States Embassy in Nigeria during an attack in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The purpose of their visit to the riverine area remains unknown, but it is reported that their convoy was fired upon by unidentified gunmen.
Nigeria Police Rescue US Consulate Officials Kidnapped In Nigeria
Good news filtering in from The Nigeria Police indicate that two officials of the US Consulate who went missing in Anambra State, South-East Nigeria have been rescued. It was reported earlier that gunmen killed officials of the US Consulate and some police officers after ambushing their convoy along Atani-Osama Road in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria.
No US citizens were hurt in the attack in Anambra - White House Official(video)
According to the Nigerian security forces and US state department authorities, a US convoy was ambushed in Nigeria on Tuesday, May 16. Four persons were killed in the incident, including two US consulate personnel and two police officers, and three others were taken hostage. Anambra Police Command reported that the attack occurred in that state and that the perpetrators "murdered two police operatives and two staff of the US consulate and set their bodies and their vehicles ablaze."
Four U.S. officials got killed in Anambra attack
As a result of an attack in the Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State, it is feared that four officials of the United States Embassy in Nigeria have been killed. Their mission in the riverine region of Anambra State was unknown, but their convoy was attacked by unknown assailants, according to reports.
Two US Embassy Staff Kidnapped in Anambra Get Rescued By Police
In a heart-stopping turn of events, the relentless efforts of security operatives have led to the safe rescue of the two US Consulate staff members who were brazenly kidnapped during a daring attack on their convoy in the serene Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The heroic recovery took place in the early hours of this eventful Friday, May 19, 2023.
Attack in Anambra State Claims Lives of Suspected US Embassy Officials
A tragedy struck in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State as an attack resulted in the feared deaths of four individuals believed to be officials from the United States of America Embassy in Nigeria. The motive behind their presence in the riverine area remains unclear, but reports indicate that their convoy came under fire from unidentified gunmen.
Unknown Gunmen Kill US Embassy Staff In Anambra State
Several U.S. Embassy employees in Nigeria were shot dead in, Anambra State. The Daily Trust reported that a convoy of embassy officials was shot while driving through the area. Sources differ as to whether the attacked officers were attempting to reach their destination via Ogbal or were there on a humanitarian journey.
Police denied that four US citizens were killed in Anambra
The Anambra Police Command has refuted reports of the murder of American citizens in the state. On Tuesday in Onitsha, the command spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, stated that no U.S. citizens were in the convoy attacked by assailants. In the state's Ogbaru Local Government Area, the assailants opened fire on the U.S. Consulate staff's convoy.