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Tension as Herdsmen kill Cousin to Akeredolu’s Aide in Ajowa Akoko

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Report there is a palpable tension, as a 48year-old farmer, Dayo Festus Ibiye has been killed inside his farm at Ajowa Akoko, in Akoko northwest local government area of ondo state today by unknown herdsmen.

Festus was a cousin to Gani Muhammed-Ajowa, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on New media to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Confirming the incident on his Facebook page and obtained by Sharpernews.com, Gani posted, “fulani herders just killed my first cousin on his farm in Ajowa.

He was said to have been strangulated to death by the herders for preventing them from grazing on his farm.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Ondo state police Command, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro confirmed the incident, saying investigation had started.

The deceased left behind one wife and seven children.

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Kagara Students’ Abduction: FG Delegation, IGP Adamu, Others Storm Niger State

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PHOTOS: FG Delegation, IGP, Others In Niger State Following Students’ Abduction

A Federal Government delegation including National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Babagana Monguno and the Inspector General of

Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu are currently in Minna, Niger State capital.

Also part of the delegation is the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; and the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi.

The delegation is in Niger State as efforts to rescue the abducted students of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, intensify.

President Muhammadu Buhari has also dispatched to Minna, Niger State a delegation team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation and meet with state officials, community leaders, as well as parents and staff of the College.

Some gunmen had earlier on Wednesday morning gained access to the school around 2:00 am, dressed in military uniform, shooting sporadically into the air.

The school principal who escaped from the attack confirmed to Channels Television that the operation started from the staff quarters where they abducted members of staff including a couple before they gained access to the students’ hostels.

Other sources say some students escaped after the raid while a headcount is being conducted at the school to ascertain the actual number of missing students.

See photos of the Federal Government delegation in Minna below:

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The Attah Of Igala Dies In Abuja HospitalThe Attah Of Igala Dies In Abuja Hospital

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The Attah of Igala, Chairman, Kogi State traditional council, Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni is dead.

Tribune Online reliably gathered on Thursday that the Paramount ruler died in Abuja yesterday night in an undisclosed private hospital.

A t s at the of filling the report the Kogi State government and the traditional council in Igala are yet to issue any statement on the demise of the Paramount ruler.

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Insecurity: Police Disrupt Protest By Southern Kaduna Youths

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Police have disrupted a protest by some youths under the auspices of Concerned Southern Kaduna who were calling for an end to killings in the area.

Daily Trust gathered that the protesters were to converge at NNPC Junction in Kaduna on Saturday Morning around 8 am when the heavily armed policemen arrived the scene and ordered them to leave.

The Police Public Relation Officer in Kaduna State, ASP Mohammed Jalige, told Daily Trust that they were not informed by the conveners of the protest.

“We were not informed of any protest. “We only conducted a show of force today (Saturday) and we dispersed the unlawful gathering.

“The area is calm now and there was no any problem,” he said. It was also gathered that their was no confrontation from both sides despite the fact that three protesters were initially arrested but later released on the spot.

Our correspondent observed that the youths, both male and females, wore black T-shirts as a symbol of mourning.

Limis Alpha, one of the Conveners of the protests, told Daily Trust that the protest was peaceful and it was planned to show the pains of Southern Kaduna people.

“We were not given the opportunity to do the protest because before we converged at the vicinity, over 15 -20 hillux of policemen heavily armed arrived.

“We only want peace in our land; that is what we want. “We thank God everything went well. “The police understood us and we understood them too,” he said.

He said the concept of the protest was simply to hold placards without delivering any form of speeches because they believed that silence is also a message.

‎Southern Kaduna has been facing attacks by unidentified gunmen in the area which have led to the killings of many innocent villagers in the area.

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