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FISH OUT KILLERS OF ENUGU LP SENATORIAL CANDIDATE -NPA

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The Nsukka Professional Association (NPA),  Enugu State, has called on the Inspector -General of Police, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, and other heads of security agencies to fish out the killers of the Labour Party’s (LP) Senatorial candidate, Mr. Oyibo Chukwu, who was murdered a day before the presidential and National Assembly elections.

The association also raised the alarm over plans by some political gladiators to cause violence during the forthcoming gubernatorial and state House of Assembly, especially in Enugu East Senatorial district.

President of the group, Mr. Charles Nwodo, who briefed journalists in Lagos, said the association and Enugu people in general were  appalled that since the gruesome murder of Chukwu, who was politically assassinated, no arrest has been made and nobody has been interrogated.

Nwobodo, appealed to the IGP to deploy a special team of detectives to Enugu with a mandate to apprehend all those directly connected with the heinous crime, no matter the status of the person involved.

“We donated N1 million to the family of our slain  brother. We want the murder to be thoroughly investigated, and justice served on the guilty, in accordance with the law. We don’t want him to die in vain. We also want the police to intervene in election violence and malpractices.

“We have credible intelligence at our disposal that desperate politicians in Enugu are planning to compromise key officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the police, the Nigerian Army, and other security agencies in the state. We also had it on record that some politicians are planning to disenfranchise our people from voting for the candidates of their choice.

We called on the INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to rescue his staff from compromising the forthcoming gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections, so as to reinforce the credibility of the electoral process.”

Nwodo further said, as a group, they also had reported that some politicians were planning to import armed thugs and cultists into Enugu North Senatorial zone, adorn them in police and army uniforms and deploy them to terrorise voters in the area.

He said: “We have credible reports of plans by desperate politicians in Enugu State to compromise key officials INEC, the Nigeria Police Force, Army and other security agencies in Enugu State with a view to frustrate the conduct of free, fair and credible elections. We are informed that some INEC officials in the state have been specifically accused of coordinating plots to disenfranchise Enugu voters. We call on the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to immediately rescue the credibility of the staff from all official activities related to the forthcoming election, so as to reinforce the credibility of the electoral process and also protect the career of the staff in the event that they are innocent of the allegation.

“There is also a plan by politicians to disrupt the election in targeted polling units and wards. We are raising the alarm to call the attention of  President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor, DSS, and the international community.

“We want to remind the GOC 82 division, Enugu State, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, the  Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani, Director of State Security Service, Mr. Ayo  Adesina, and the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu, to remember their oaths of office, and the standard operating procedures approved for the 2023 election by the respective  agencies.”

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DOZENS OF HAMAS TERRORISTS SURRENDER TO ISRAELI SOLDIERS

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Dozens of Hamas terrorists surrendered to Israeli force s in northern Gaza Thursday, Dec. 7, according to reports.

The Hamas terrorists turned themselves in after being pushed back by the advancing Israel Defense Forces near Jabaliya, the Times of Israel reports.

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Photos show dozens of alleged Hamas terrorists lined up on a street, sitting in rows with their hands over their heads.

The men were stripped to just their underwear as the IDF troops lined them up.

In one clip, the dozens of Hamas members could be seen in the back of an Israeli military vehicle.

Channel 13 reporter Almog Boker estimated that more than a hundred Hamas fighters turned themselves in, the largest group to surrender to the IDF since Israel began its incursion into the Palestinian enclave.

However, Israel’s Kan News reported that the group of men were detained before the IDF could verify whether they were all in fact members of Hamas or Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

The New Arab, a Qatari-owned news outlet based in London, alleged that one of the men seen in the footage was Diaa Al-Kahlot, one of its correspondents reporting from Gaza.

Senior Hamas leader Osama Hamdan claimed that the people arrested in the video were unarmed civilians who were not affiliated with the terror group, Arabic broadcaster Al Araby reports.

The IDF has yet to comment on the arrests in Jabaliya.

Many watchers of the ongoing situation in Gaza had always believed it was a matter of time before the Hamas terrorists began to be captured or surrender in their numbers.

Hamas is already claiming the dozens of alleged Hamas terrorists rounded up were not it’s members. Before now, people have been wondering why upon all the footages of the war in Gaza most pro Hamas media organisations have been portraying most graphically, no wounded or killed Hamas combatants have been shown.

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MAN EATEN ALIVE AFTER JUMPING INTO TIGER CAGE IN PAKISTANI ZOO

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A zoo in Pakistan has been shut down after a man was mauled to death by tigers in an attack discovered during routine cleaning, officials said Thursday. The body was found on Wednesday morning in Bahawalpur’s Sherbagh Zoo in the eastern province of Punjab after staff spotted one of the three tigers with a shoe…

A zoo in Pakistan has been shut down after a man was mauled to death by tigers in an attack discovered during routine cleaning, officials said Thursday.

The body of the man who apparently eaten alive was found on Wednesday morning in Bahawalpur’s Sherbagh Zoo in the eastern province of Punjab after staff spotted one of the three tigers with a shoe in its mouth.

“The zoo is closed right now as we determine how the man got in,” Ali Usman Bukhari, a senior officer of the province’s wildlife department, which operates the zoo, told AFP.

The condition of the body suggests the attack happened late Tuesday night after he jumped into the cage and was eaten alive by the tigers.

“The autopsy report has not been released, however, evidence gathered from the enclosure points towards him being alive when he was attacked by the tigers,” Bukhari said.

“The tigers did not go out of the den to attack the man, he jumped into their enclosure,” he said.

“If we find a security lapse, we will address it. If need be, we will hire private security guards.”

The man eaten alive has not been identified and no family member has come forward to claim the body.

Speaking to media outside the zoo after the body was discovered on Wednesday, senior local government official Zaheer Anwar said all staff had been accounted for.

“Our assessment so far is that this appears to be a lunatic, because a sensible person would not jump into the den,” he said.

“You can see the den is secured. There are stairs behind the den, maybe he jumped from there.”

The three tigers present in the den when the body was discovered have been restricted to a smaller space while evidence is collected.

The zoo was built in 1942 by the ruling royal family of the former princely state of Bahawalpur and costs adults 50 rupees (18 cents) to enter.

Pakistan’s zoos are generally in a poor condition and frequently accused of disregarding animal welfare.

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ANAMBRA STUDENT WINS BEST WAEC STUDENT AWARD FOR HANDICAPPED CANDIDATES

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Anambra State has continued with its winning streak in educational competitiveness, as one of its indigenes has been declared the best candidate in the category of visually impaired students in Nigeria in the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

Miss Precious Nzube Mbajiorgu, who wrote the examination at St John of God Secondary School in Awka, has just been rewarded by the WAEC Nigerian headquarters office in Abuja for her academic excellence despite being physically handicapped.

She performed brilliantly in the nine subjects she wrote.

An indigene of Ihiala in Anambra State, Ms. Mbajiorgu is currently a fresh-year student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, where she is studying guidance and counselling.

Now 21years old, Ms Mbajiorgu lost her sight in 2008 to glaucoma when she was in her terminal class in a primary school in Awada near Onitsha. She subsequently lost some years while adjusting to her new condition which caused her to learn the use of the Braille machine to read.

“Precious has always been a serious and ambitious student”, remarked Chief Greg Okafor, a Lagos-based lawyer who has been following her educational progression.

Ms Mbajiorgu, who plans to be an academic, dedicated her award from WAEC to Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo for his commitment to quality education and for his effort to empower physically challenged persons.

“Professor Soludo cares for all”, she said, “and he is well-focused, not just brilliant”.

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