Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack And Burnt 13 Police HDQ, Tinubu Sends Message To Muslims
Tension As Gunmen Attacks And Burnt 13 Police HDQ Gunmen, on Monday morning, allegedly attacked zone 13 police headquarters Ukpo, in the Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.They also burnt the cars parked at the premises of the police headquarters.Tribune Online gathered that the circumstances behind the morning attack were still sketchy.
Today, in Anambra, we heard of the fire incident that was started by some unknown gunmen.It happened this morning in Ukpo and it was so sad because two police officers were reported dead after the fire started.The police men were able to repel the attacks, if not, it would have been worst than we are seeing it.
Opinion: If Federal Govt Does These 2 Things, Attacks On Police Stations In Eastern Region Will Stop
In recent times, the insecurity problems in the old Eastern region has skyrocketed, due to the activities of yet-to-be identified gunmen who are hell-bent on attacking state security operatives in their stations, checkpoints and correctional facilities, the most shocking attacks perpetrated recently, are the ones in Owerri Correctional Facilities and Police Headquarters which led to the release of over 1, 800 prison inmates and equally set some police vehicles ablaze.
Cross River state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has lamented the death of one - time Military Administrator of Rivers state, Brigadier-General Anthony Ukpo (rtd). General Ukpo who was also a former Minister of Information died on Monday. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita, the governor described the General's transition as a tragic and mounememtal loss to Cross River in particular and Nigeria in general.
Rivers state has lost one of its former military administrator, Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, on Monday 6th September. Late Brigadier General Ukpo died of an illness on Monday morning after many months of battling with the sickness. The former governor of Rivers State was the information minister during the regime of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida.
The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode have taken to his Twitter page to describe the attack on a police station in Adani, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, as shameful, shocking and condemnable, and it is a tragedy that anyone will want to turn Enugu to a theater of war or haven of crime.
Twin Attacks Against On Police Facilities in The South East Raises Fear Of Escalation Of Insecurity.
In the early hours of today, while the rest of the South-East were about to wake up from their night sleep, some unknown gunmen were already on the move to Uzoakoli Police Police Station in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State and the newly built Zone 13 Police headquarters in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local government area of Anambra State.
Big Brother Shine Ya Eye housemate, Whitemoney, reveals that Queen asked him to bathe her a few days ago but he did not, because of the conditions of her demand. Whitemoney stated this on Monday, day 44 of the show, while discussing with Cross, Angel, and Queen about happenings in the house.
The Member Representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo has said that he was in shock upon receiving the news of the demise of General Anthony Ukpo. He continued that Yala Local Government Area and indeed Cross River State has lost a great icon in the person of Late General Ukpo.
Unknown gunmen reportedly razed down a police station in Abia state.According to report reaching from popular Facebook page Instablog9ja, gunmen attacked a police station in Uzoakoli Bende local government, Abia state at about 2:00 am, depressed the policemen on duty, released suspects on police custody and set building and vehicles ablaze.
Today, Monday, 19th April 2021 gallant police officers at Zone 13 Headquarters of the Nigerian Police, located at Ukpo, Anambra state were able to repel an attack by unknown individuals that attempted to overrun the base.There have being some attacks by unknown Gunmen on police and other military base in the South east recently.
'Agitation For Secession Not The Solution' –Obianuju Agwuna, IPAN’s Students Coordinator (interview)
Agwuna Favour Obianuju, a 400l Pharmacy Student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, is the leader for Igbos For A Progressive Nigeria, IPAN's Students wing. Always craving for peace among Igbo youths, the young and progressive Miss Agwuna from Ukpo in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State tells us all about her challenges in her efforts at preaching peach among Igbo youths.
Unidentified thugs have reportedly attacked a police Headquarters, Zone 13 command in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State this morning, according to a recent report from Daily Post Nigeria.The motive for the attack has not yet been determined, but a video released by a police officer on duty at the regional headquarters shows the headquarters building on fire as a result of the attack.
At least two police officers are down, following recent attack at police headquarters in Anambra state, on Monday morning, April 19.The attack was launched by suspected hoodlums, they razed Zone 13 Police Headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state.An eyewitness said, the hoodlums stormed the police headquarters and throw a bomb inside one of the buildings before they opened fire on the police officers.
"The Police Should Be Able To Protect Their Facilities"- Sani Reacts To Attacks On SE Police Stations
A former Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the recent surge in the attacks on police facilities in the southeast, saying the security operatives should be able to protect their facilities from such attacks.Recall that barely a week after the southeast governors met and established a security outfit, Ebubeagu, in order to curb the rising insecurity crisis in the region, again some unknown gunmen on Monday, attacked a police command headquaters in Anambra and a divisional station in Abia.
The unfortunate incidents being experienced in Nigeria on daily basis is indeed beyond the comprehension of an average Nigerian.Incidents such as economic inflation,stealings, kidnapping and insurgency have been continuously reported nationwide.Despite the alleged efforts of the Nigerian government to tackle the unfortunate situations, things seem to be getting out of hand.
Report from zone 13 Headquarters, Ukpo has it that the operatives of the Nigerian Police Force attached to Zone - 13 Headquarters, Ukpo, Anambra State have successfully repelled an attack on the zone by criminal element in the early hours of today being 19th, April, 2021.
Information reaching our news desk now has it that the yet-to-be identified gunmen have invaded a Zonal Police Station in Anambra State at the early hours of Monday morning and killed two police officers, the newly established Zonal Headquarters is located at Ukpo, in Dunukofia Local Government Council of the State.
Unidentified gunmen invaded zone 13 police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state in the early hours of today, being Monday ,April 19, 2021 and released fire on Nigerian police officers that were present at the time of the attack.This is not the first time Police station will be attack by unknown gunmen as insecurity continue to worsen in the country.
Gunmen in the early hours of Monday reportedly attacked the 13th Nigerian Police Headquarters in Ukpo, near Awka in Anambra.Ukpo is located in Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state.Zone 13 includes the three South East states of Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra.SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen attacked around 4 a.m. and killed two policemen.