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Military Officer In Charge Of CCTV Slept Off When Bandits Attacked Defence Academy – Report

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Personnel monitoring closed-circuit television (CCTV) at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) were reportedly asleep when bandits attacked the premises on Tuesday, killing two officers.
 
The gunmen invaded the Afaka barracks of the academy around 1am, killing two soldiers identified as Lieutenant Commodore Wulah and Flight Lieutenant Okoronwo, and abducting Major Stephen Dantong.
A source later told JournalReporters that the kidnappers had contacted the military authorities to demand a ransom of N200 million.
“They contacted ACA, which is what we call NDA to demand N200 million ransom for the officer,” an officer told JournalReporters on condition of anonymity.
 
One of the officers who was injured in the attack is currently being treated at a hospital within the barracks.
However, sources told TheCable the bandits sneaked in through a part of the facility that had no fence.
Another source said “it was in the middle of the night, and the personnel that were meant to be monitoring the CCTV had slept off.”
“They could have put everyone on alert, and avert the attack.”
The newspaper learnt the academy authorities would court-martial some soldiers for failing to secure the area.
Bashir Muhd Jajira, spokesperson for the academy, in a statement said, “The security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka. During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.
 
“The Academy in collaboration with the 1Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state has since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescue the abducted personnel.
“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”

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BREAKING: Many Feared Dead as Unknown Gunmen burn down SSS, police headquarters in Nnewi

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Armed attackers on Sunday set alight the police and State Security Service field offices in Nnewi, witnesses told Peoples Gazette.

The incident occurred at about 1:00 p.m. when hoodlums stormed the offices, overpowered personnel and torched “everywhere,” a witness said.

“The attackers said they don’t want to see any Nigerian flag standing in the area,” a witness, who identified himself as Emeka Onamadu, said.

Figures as to death and injuries could not be immediately ascertained by The Gazette. Spokespersons for the police and the SSS did not immediately return a request seeking comments.

The attack marked yet another escalation of hostilities raging over separatist agitations across the region, as well as attacks by armed herders, cultists and other violent criminals.

Details shortly…

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Chike Akunyili’s death: Killers finally Exposed As IPOB denied Involvement

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A Twitter user identified as @Tutsy22 has revealed the killer of Dr Chike Akunyili in Anambra state.

In a recent tweet post, Adetutu Balogun(Tutsy22) noted that the killer of the Biafran war veteran are those who are “desperate” to steal Anambra.

She continued by saying that IPOB did not kill Dr Chike, adding that the group is only a bait in the hands of the killers.

Recall Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier denied killing Prof. Dora’s husband, Dr Chike Akunyili.
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Checkout reactions coming from Twitter users on the above subject;

“Aunty IPOB did that, finish and claar. Stop telling us what we already know. ….,”
@Ojiemeka1 said.

“I always knew there was something fishy about that story, but IPOB should change the current narrative about them if not true. They don’t seem to be vehemently denying anything,” @Buka_Inc.

“But IPOB needs to organise themselves too and disassociate the group from any form of violence,” @AkinbajTweets.

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BREAKING!!! Gunmen Burn Bus Conveying Passengers To Owerri From Umuahia

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A yet to be identified gunmen has attacked a vehicle transporting passengers from Abia to Imo state.

According to report, the gunmen burnt the bus but the whereabouts of the passengers is not yet known.

Recall,the Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier announced today which is October 1, Nigerian Independence day as sit at home.

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