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Ex-President’s daughter shot dead

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Valentina Guebuza, the influential businesswoman daughter of former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza, was shot dead by her husband in their apartment in a wealthy neighbourhood of the capital, Mozambican police said on Thursday.

Ms Guebuza was shot with a pistol at home on Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.

Zofimo Muiuane is being held for suspected involvement in the alleged murder, Destak reported.

Valentina Guebuza

The murdered Valentina Guebuza

Police spokesman Inacio Dina told journalists: “The first indications we have is that this was an authentic case of domestic violence which ended, sadly, in the death of the citizen Valentina Guebuza.”

Guebuza, a member of the ruling Frelimo party’s Central Committee and ranked as one of Africa’s most powerful women, was rushed to hospital after being shot four times but died en route, police spokesman Orlando Mudumane said.

Her husband, Zofimo Muiuane, had confessed to the murder, saying the couple had of late been living a tumultuous relationship, Mudumane said.

A South Africa-trained civil engineer, Guebuza held prominent positions in the telecommunications and banking sectors and led several family businesses.

Among these was Focus 21, a family investment firm with interests in fisheries, transportation, mining, real estate, media and the port in Beira, Mozambique’s second city.

Her father, Armando, stepped down in 2015 after 10 years as president in which his commercial interests earned him the nickname Gue-Business. He remains one of Mozambique’s most powerful figures.

•Pieced together from reports by Timeslive.co.za and BBC.

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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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