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Police kill eight bandits in Katsina

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The Katsina State Police Command says it has killed eight suspected bandits in Batsari local government area of the State.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Katsina, NAN reports.

Isah said that on Aug. 6, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Batsari, led Operation Puff Adder to Zamfarawa village based on a report that bandits numbering over 40, armed with AK 47 rifles attacked the village.

He also said that the bandits shot to death one Shafi’i Suleiman, 65 and Yakubu Idris, 70, adding that they also rustled a number of cows in the area.

According to him, the police team was ambushed by the bandits on their way to the village, adding that the team responded and killed one of the bandits, while others escaped with gunshot wounds.

Isah further revealed that the team recovered 30 cows stolen from the village by the bandits.

“Search parties led by the DPO and members of the community on the 7th of August recovered additional seven corpses of the bandits who escaped with gunshot wounds at Barankada village, also in Batsari local government area.

“The command also recovered the sum of N22,300, 13 empty shells of live ammunition of 7.62mm as well as a bunch of charms and keys from the bodies of the dead bandits,” he added.

 

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COALITION OF CONCERNED IRU – VICTORIA ISLAND RESIDENTS

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COALITION OF CONCERNED IRU – VICTORIA ISLAND RESIDENTS

 

IRU VICTORIA ISLAND 2021

APOCALYPSE SET TO LOOM THE RULING
ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS IN IRU V/I LAGOS BASED ON CERTIFICATE FORGERY BY THE INCUMBENT CHAIRMAN OF IRU VICTORIA ISLAND LCDA.

Opposition parties set to hijack Lagos using Iru- Victoria Island LCDA

APC IS SITTING ON A KEG OF GUN POWDER IN LAGOS.

Attention Pls:
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
Mr. Femi Pedro (Chairman screening)
Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu
Dr. Obafemi Kadri Hamzat
Alh. Tunde Balogun
Oba. Gbolahan Lawal
Alh. Hon Omoba Murphy Adetoro

WHY SHOULD THE RULING ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS A SACRED AND HIGHLY REVERENED PARTY ENCOURAGE CERTIFICATE FORGERY IN IRU-VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS AND EXPECT TO WIN?

THIS HAPPENED 2017 IN IRU VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS AND IT`S NOT POSSIBLE AGAIN IN 2021; BECAUSE WE WONT FOLD OUR ARMS TO SEE IT REOCCUR.

IT IS CALLED BROAD DAY POLITICAL ROBERY.

THE RULING PARTY ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS SHOULD REMEMBER THAT *“ENDSARS* – *END BAD GOVERNANCE“* ISSUE IS STILL VERY FRESH IN THE MIND OF OUR PEOPLE AND *UNFORTUNATELY LEKKI TOLL GATE* IN IRU VICTORIA ISLAND WAS THE *MASSACRE POINT.*

DESPITE ALL THAT WAS DONE WITHIN IRU VICTORIA ISLAND LCDA DURING THE *“ENDSARS* – *END BAD GOVERNANCE* *PROTEST“,* OUR CHAIRMAN BECAUSE OF HER LOW LEVEL OF EDUCATION, EXPOSURE AND UNDERSTANDING COULDN’T ADDRESS A PRESS CONFERENCE OR EVEN APPEAL TO THE YOUTH.

WE ARE NOT AGAINST THE DECISION OF THE PARTY TO RETURN HER FOR 2ND TERM, WE ARE ONLY CONCERNED ABOUT HER CREDIBILITY AND INTEGRITY.

IT IS OPTIMUMLY CLEAR THAT SOMEONE WHO FORGED HER CERTIFICATE TO BECOME CHAIRMAN OVER US IN 2017 WOULD DO WORST IN 2021.

FOUR YEARS IN OFFICE AS CHAIRMAN OF IRU VICTORIA ISLAND AN AFFLUENT AREA, THE MAIN BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL CENTRE OF LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA.

VICTORIA ISLAND IS ONE OF THE MOST EXCLUSIVE AND EXPENSIVE AREA TO RESIDE IN LAGOS, WE CAN’T CONTINUE TO BE FOOLED BY A SET OF MICRO SCOPIC MINORITY BECAUSE OF PERSONAL INTEREST.

FORGERY IS CONSIDERED A FELONY: THIS IS AN ACT PUNISHABLE BY A RANGE OF PENALTIES INCLUDING JAIL OR PRISON TERM, SIGNIFICANT FINES, PROBATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS.

WHY MUST THE CASE BE DIFFERENT IN IRU VICTORIA ISLAND?

HON RASHEDAT ADU THE INCUMBENT CHAIRMAN IRU – VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS ALLEGATION OF CERTIFICATE FORGERY, IMPOSITION OF UNQUALIFIED CANDIDATE AGAINST THE POPULAR & CREDIBLE CANDIDATES BY APC LEADERS ARE TOP ON THE LIST OF MANY ISSUES ON GROUND IN IRU VICTORIA ISLAND AHEAD OF THE FORTH COMING LOCAL GOVERNMENT & LOCAL COUNCILS ELECTION IN LAGOS.

A Chieftain of the All-Progressives Congress, who doubles as a serving Supervising Councillor for Budget & Planning Iru V.I Lcda and also Chairmanship Aspirant in the same Iru Victoria Island Hon. Akinwunmi Bayode also demanded the cancellation of the Saturday May 29 2021 APC PRIMARIES. He said it was a Shady primaries called election in Iru – Victoria Island area of Lagos State.

He called the *CHAIRMAN a CLOWN* and the primaries a sham, pre-arranged, hijacked and a total political fraud.

He also mentioned the issue of certificate forgery by the incumbent Chairman of Iru Victoria Island LCDA Hon. Princess Rashedat Adu.

He pointed two former local government Chairmen ( *CHIEF RILWAN ALESHINLOYE & ABAYOMI DARAMOLA* ) who are supposed to be seen as Fathers, fountain of wisdom and peace shocked us by descending to the lowest level of thuggery with violent behaviours.
This is another vital issue.

The Chairman forged certificate succeeded in 2017 but she cannot escape the hammer now in 2021 as *Security agencies are already close on her and her* collaborators.

The party leadership should do the needful by disqualifying her and declare any other successfully screened and credible candidates within the Party.

We must not allow local champions, warlords and cultists to have control of APC in Iru Victoria Island.

This will expose the ruling party to more political dangers.

More also the party must be aware that other Political parties are watching and waiting for this apocalypse to loom the ruling All Progressives Congress for them to leverage on to canvass, cajole and win any election.

It is better the Leadership of the party APC look into this before its too late…

WE ARE COALITION OF CONCERNED IRU – VICTORIA ISLAND RESIDENTS AND WE HAVE THE STRENGTH.

 

Signed:
COMRADE OLATUNDUN BOLAJI TAIWO
COALITION OF CONCERNED IRU – VICTORIA ISLAND RESIDENTS.

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Ogun pupils block highway as vehicle kills one of them

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Motorists plying the Abeokuta-Lagos highway were, on Thursday, stuck in traffic as pupils of United Comprehensive High School, Wasinmi in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State barricaded the road.

The pupils were protesting the alleged killing of their colleague by a vehicle.

The pupil was said to have been killed while crossing the duallised road.

DAILY POST gathered that the pupils, who trooped out in their numbers, were reportedly vandalising vehicles, causing motorists to avoid the area.

“I am returning to Abeokuta right now. There is no way we can pass through Wasinmi. The pupils are protesting the killing of one of them by a driver,” a source told our correspondent.

It was gathered that security agents are making efforts to restore normalcy.

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) Corps spokesperson, Babatunde Akinbiyi, did not pick calls as of the time of filing this report.

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Four Amotekun operatives hospitalized as hoodlums attack security outfit in Ibadan

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No fewer than four (4) operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun have been hospitalized.

The operatives were attacked by some hoodlums in Ona Ara Local Government area on Friday.

They have been hospitalized as a result of injuries they sustained after the attack, 9JAFLAIR gathered.

9JAFLAIR gathered that the four operatives were on Friday rushed to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

They are currently at the hospital as at the time of filing this report on Saturday.

Amotekun Commandant in Oyo State, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) confirmed the attack on the operatives.

Olayanju added that operatives moved to the area following a distress call by Odeyale Community Landlord Association to help dislodge hoodlums perpetrating violence in the community.

He said the operatives were attacked with machetes and axes, adding that four of them with severe injuries were currently receiving treatment at the ICU of the UCH.

He said the corps has commenced investigation into the incident.

“Operatives and police officers were attacked by hoodlums at Ona Ara Local Government of Oyo State.

“The incidence was a follow up to a distress call by Odeyale Community Landlord Association who called for help today from the two security outfits to help in dislodging the activities of the hoodlums in their neighbourhood.

“The coordinator of Amotekun operations at Ona Ara, Mr Adelakun said that the hoodlums attacked them with machetes and axes. Four of the operatives were severely wounded and are in an intensive care at the University College Hospital (UCH) for treatment. Investigation is still ongoing.”

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