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Senior Policeman Shoots Couple To Death, Commits Suicide In Imo

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A senior Policeman has shot a couple to death, dropped a suicide note before turning the gun on himself.

The tragic incidence happened in Mgbidi, Oru West Local Government Area of Imo State on Sunday and confirmed by the Imo State Police Command spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu on Tuesday.

 According to the police spokesman, the policeman, an inspector, Kenneth Enamika, shot the couple, Cajethan and Oluchi Aputanze, before turning the gun on himself.

The police spokesman disclosed that Enamika wrote in his suicide note that Oluchi collected N150,000 from him under the guise of marrying him but failed to do so or refund the money.

Ikeokwu said, “On March 22, 2020, one Alloy Eze of Ozoara, Mgbidi, Oru West LGA, Imo State, reported to the Oru West Divisional Police Headquarters that he returned home only to meet the corpses of three persons behind his house.

“Upon the receipt of the report, personnel of the division moved to the scene and met the corpses of Oluchi Aputanze, Cajethan Aputanze and Inspector Kenneth Enamika, who was attached to the 29 Police Mobile Force, Awka, Anambra State.

“One AK-47 rifle was recovered from the scene as well as a note declaring intent to kill Oluchi and Cajethan Aputanze, and to also commit suicide. In the note, Enamika claimed that Oluchi obtained the sum of N150,000 from him, claiming that she was single and had accepted to marry him.”

Enamika later discovered that she was actually married to Cajethan Aputanze. He also claimed that in an effort to recover his money, Cajethan threatened to kill him through diabolical means. As a result, he resorted to self-help, that is, by killing the couple and committing suicide.”

He added that the remains of the three persons have been evacuated and deposited at a mortuary.

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Chadian troops free Nigerian soldiers in captivity, kill 100 terrorists

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In continuation of reprisal attacks following killing of 100 of its members in Magumeri, a local government in the northern part of Borno, Chadian troops have again dealt a major blow on Boko Haram insurgents.

West Africa Reporters on Sunday , quoting sources from the Lake Chad region disclosed that Nigerian soldiers in the sect’s captivity were freed as the Chadian soldiers were hitting the Boko Haram insurgents hard.

It said the insurgents were fleeing and that President Idriss Déby has been moving around in a chopper to monitor Boko Haram destruction.

Borno is the major hotbed of Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria.

According to West Africa Reporters on Sunday, Nigerian soldiers in the sect’s captivity were freed.

It quoted sources from the Lake Chad region as saying the Chadian soldiers are hitting the Boko Haram insurgents hard.

It said the insurgents were fleeing and that President Idriss Déby has been moving around in a chopper to monitor Boko Haram destruction.

Deby ordered the operation after the terror group killed over 90 soldiers in Boma nearly two weeks ago.

He called it the worst attack ever on the country’s military and vowed to ensure the crush of Boko Haram around the Lake Chad region.

There are over 20 villages in the area.

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COVID19: Lagos govt confirms 119th case as national total reaches 224

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COVID19: Nigeria Records Second Death AS Five Patients Are Discharged in Lagos

Six new cases confirmed by the Lagos State Government on Sunday has raised the number of Coronavirus infections in the state to 119.

The Commissioner of Health in the state, Akin Abayomi disclosed on his verified Twitter handle that that 24 patients have so far been discharged, following their recovery from the disease.

In a series of tweets, the commissioner wrote: “Update as at 11.20a.m, 5th April, 2020. Six cases of COVID-19 confirmed, bringing total confirmed cases to 119.

“A COVID-19 patient was discharged on 4th April, 2020. The numbers of COVID-19 patients who have fully recovered and discharged are now 24.”

Recall that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had confirmed ten new cases of coronavirus on Sunday.

The new cases were recorded in Lagos, Abuja and Edo thereby bringing the total number to 224.

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