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Four Killed, Houses Destroyed As Fulani Militias Carry Out Fresh Attack In Southern Kaduna

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday night attacked Sabon Kaura village in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Naija News 247 understands that at least four persons have been confirmed killed and many houses burnt down.

Many people were reportedly missing after the attac, with scores injured by the militia.

“The suspected Fulani militias came in their hundreds and carried out their plan. For now, four persons have been confirmed killed while many are missing while l cannot confirm those injured,” a source told Daily Post.

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The source revealed that the entire village was left in total confusion after the surprising attack.

He said that security operatives could not stop the attack as there were only five military personnel present.

ASP Mohammed Jalige, the state Police Public Relations Officer, did not respond to calls put to his phone to confirm the incident.

Abducted Kaduna Catholic Priest Regains Freedom

A Catholic priest kidnapped in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Joseph Shekari, has been released.

Naija News 247 had reported that the priest in charge of St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Pari Parish, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen during an invasion of his residence on Sunday.

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The gunmen killed a yet-to-be-identified cook working in the parish house during the attack and carted away N2 million realised from a thanksgiving service.

Confirming the release of the priest in a statement on Tuesday, the Chancellor, Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Uchechukwu Okolo, said the priest was released around 10:30pm on Monday.

Okolo prayed for the repose of the soul of the cook who was killed during the attack and appreciated those who have offered prayers and entreaties for the release of the priest.

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Tension as unknown gunmen attack military checkpoint in Enugu

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BREAKING: Gunmen kill three policemen at Enugu checkpoint

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Two people are presumed dead in Enugu State after an attack by unknown gunmen on Tuesday morning.

The gunmen attacked an Army checkpoint on the Obeagu-Amodu road in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, according to reports.

This is not the first time gunmen were attacking security agencies along that axis. The frequent attacks led to the deployment of the combined team of security operatives.

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However, it was gathered that the gunmen stormed the area again in two Lexus Jeeps and one Toyota Sienna bus around 7:25 a.m.

They reportedly opened fire at the combined team of the Police and the military.

Although the casualty figure is still unclear, a source said at least two persons died.

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The police in Enugu State is yet to issue a statement on the reported attack.

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APC postpones campaign kick-off indefinitely

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2023: Why consensus may not work for presidential primary – APC chairman

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The All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Campaign Council has postponed the kick-off of its campaigns earlier slated for Wednesday.

Director-General, of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong disclosed this in a statement Tuesday.

According to him, the adjustment of the timetable and schedule of activities is in order to accommodate growing interests showing by various political tendencies in being party of the campaign council.

According to him, a new date for the kick-off would be announced soon.

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The statement reads; “Recall that we had earlier earmarked a peace walk and prayers for Wednesday, September 28, 2022, to officially kick-off our campaigns for the 2023 Presidential Elections. We had also announced that the members of the Campaign Council report at the Campaign Headquarters on that day to collect their letters of appointments.

“However, due to the expansion of the list to accommodate more stakeholders and interests within the APC family, we have decided to adjust the time-table of these activities in order to ensure everyone is on board before activities officially commence. Consequently, the activities earlier announced for the 28th of September will no longer hold

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“As the ruling and most attractive party in Nigeria, we understand the sacrifices and understanding of our teeming members who are more than willing to volunteer themselves for this great task ahead. It also shows the enormous love that the party members have for our candidates

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“A new date and time-table of events will be announced soon”.

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Kidnap kingpin John Ewa paraded in Yenagoa

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John Ewa, the Bayelsa born suspected kidnap kingpin, who was arrested in Abuja and alleged to be responsible for high-profile kidnappings in the State is currently being paraded alongside three members of his gang by the Bayelsa State Police Command at the Police Officers Mess, Yenagoa Bayelsa State.

It was reported that the suspected kidnap kingpin had been on the wanted list of the police for various alleged abductions in the state.

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Naija News 247 gathered that the police trailed Ewa, who goes by the alias ‘Lion’, to Abuja where they nabbed him on Saturday.

The suspect, who flaunts wealth on social media, is believed to be involved in several kidnap incidents around Yenagoa, the state capital.

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In a six-second clip that trended on social media at the weekend, Ewa, dressed in his pyjamas, was seen displaying few notes of foreign currency saying, “Get money for this life, hustle, hustle.”

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