Reports emerging from Rivers State suggest that there was tension in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, November 1, after a group of kidnappers allegedly clashed with some police officers at Tank Junction, Rumuokwurusi.
According to Naij.com, the kidnappers intercepted a police convoy escorting some foreigners in the area.
Sources who were in the area said the security operatives and the kidnappers engaged in a gun battle killing one police officer.
“They exchanged gun fire and in the process a policeman was killed, three white men were kidnapped, a little child and his father who sell recharge cards and phone accessories were killed right in their shop by stray bullet,” the source said.
PDP Condemns Zamfara Killing, Urges APC, FG To Act
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara state. The party urged the federal government to take decisive steps to end the incessant killings in various parts of the country and asked Nigerians to join forces in praying for the nation.
These are contained in a statement issued by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja. The party said: “In the last two months, hundreds of helpless citizens have been murdered by bandits in various parts of the country.“Hardly have tears dried over the gruesome killings in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna, Nasarawa and other states when marauders hit Zamfara, a state known for peace, killing 41 citizens in cold blood.
“Nigerians now live defenceless and in perpetual fear. Our people are fast losing confidence in our institutions.“As we speak, citizens are now sourcing their own security as APC-controlled Federal Government daily manifest crass indifference to the protection of our people.”According to the statement, the PDP stood with all citizens across the nation and share in their pains at this critical time.
“We call on the APC-controlled Federal Government to seek help from Nigerians who can assist in our current situation.“Our people have witnessed enough bloodletting and we must collectively find an end to the carnage.“The PDP commiserates with the families of those killed in Zamfara and other states and pray God to grant us peace and all-round protection in our country, the statement added.
DJ Cuppy Confirms Relationship With Asa Asika, Introduced Him To Her Father, Femi Otedola
DJ Cuppy daughter of billionaire business man Femi Otedola is yet in another relationship after breaking up with her footballer boyfriend Victor Anichebe.
Cuppy described her boyfriend, Asa Asika as ‘someone special’ (on Instagram live) as he was taking on a dinner date with her billionaire father, Femi Otedola.
Kemi Olunloyo Gives Her Life To Christ, Now Disciple To Pastor Behind Her Travails
Controversial social media personality Kemi Olunloyo has recounted her encounter with the preacher behind her travails, Pastor David Ibiyeomie. Kemi praised the preacher, the General Overseer of Salvation Ministries, in a lengthy post on Instagram, revealing that she is never going to leave Port Harcourt again because of him.
The HNN blogger said it all started on Wednesday when she walked to his church to worship. She said she felt “lifted” in spirit when she heard the pastor, her one-time sworn enemy, preaching and she made sure to meet him after service.
“I knelt down and told him I was the one he imprisoned, he touched me and my asthma and migraine vanished”, Kemi said as she opened up on her encounter with him. She said Ibiyeomie told her right there that he had forgiven her and she in turn decided to bury the hatchet.
“I told him I was not bitter and have forgiven him too. I have decided to serve God and it will be through Salvation Ministries and him,” she said. The new member of Salvation Ministries further vowed never to leave Port Harcourt.