Anger As Overzealous Navy Personnel Kills Two Community Youths At Oil Firm Premises In Warri
Palpable tension enveloped Warri and environs on Friday as a Naval personnel attached to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) Jalla in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta state allegedly shot and killed two community youths following argument over job slots in the company.
One of the victims simply identified as Agbolu, a young Itsekiri man believed to be about 35 years old was from Ifiekporo community where the company is sited in Warri South while the other, Christopher Eghenure Igbogidi, was from Ekpan in Uwvie Local Government Council.
It was gathered that, Agbolu, father of two and Ifiekporo Community liaison Officer, CLO to A&E Petrol was shot dead at about 2: 30 pm on Friday when he and some Ifiekporo indigenes allegedly failed to reach a compromise with an Ekpan born contractor given the job to repair the failed jetty.
Sources claimed that the contractor reportedly contacted some Ekpan youths, possibly to ward off any confrontation. It was in the course of the ensuring disagreement that the unidentified Naval Personnel allegedly shot and killed Agbolu and his counterpart, Christopher Eghenure Igbogidi from Ekpan Community.
Our Correspondent reports that the incident which happened at about 2:30pm on Friday have set both communities in tension even though the identities of the killer Navy Personnel could not be immediately ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
It was reliably gathered that youths from both communities were engaged in job slot negotiations with the management of NPDC when argument arose that was amicably resolved but shockingly the Navy personnel was said to have moved in and shot first into the air before allegedly shooting point-blank at the two boys who gave up the ghost immediately.
Speaking on the matter at the police “A” Division Headquarters, Chairman of Warri South Local Government Hon. Mofe Edema expressed sadness over the shooting saying “this is one killings too many. How can NNPC engaged security personnel be killing these innocent community youths like flies every time. It is just not fair”.
Angry Ifiekporo youths stormed the police station but were later directed to the NPDC premises while the Ifie community Trust Chairman Griftson Edema was asked by the aggrieved council chairman make an entry of the matter.
The DPO in-charge of the station Aniete Eyoh was out on official assignment but other officers were on hand to pacify the angry Ifie youths at the station.
It would be recalled that another young man, Omas Dottie was allegedly killed by an unidentified policeman in December 2016 at Ifiekporo and his corpse is still in the morgue as his family are pursuing legal battle with NNPC.
Employment seeking girl steals N108k from her prospective employer
Opportunity comes but once, this young girl believes as she stole N108k from her prospective employer. A female jobseeker has been captured for taking One Hundred and Eight Thousand Naira amid her prospective employee meeting in Delta State.
It was accumulated that the businessperson at the organization had ventured out to get something, leaving the suspect in the workplace. The young lady professedly utilized the chance to take N108k and fled.
Good fortune, be that as it may, ran out on her, days after the fact, while going through the road where the workplace is found. She was expeditiously caught and dragged to her home where the rest of the cash was recovered.
Lagos tenant uses Landlord’s apartment to dupe house appliance vendors of N50 million
Hey peepz, I have a gist tho I don’t know if it’s true or not..But I will say it Sha. I was just walking on the street 2receive fresh air when I saw a couple. d man was telling his wife about an incident. I kukuma slowed down an walked behind them to hear d full gist.
It was more like a scam story. A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
The man paid and took ownership of the apartment.He then went out to Vendors in town and negotiated to buy expensive items on lease. With installment payment plans.. He was said to have collected home appliance worth N50,000,000 from various vendors.
He then took them all to the apartment one by one to build trust. At least once they know he lives there, they can easily come around and pack their stuffs if he defaults, these people didn’t know what would hit them was going to be deadlier than Tsunami.
As agreed with the Landlord, the man packed out even earlier than expected… Left with all the items, of which he had not finished the payment..and the Landlord was so happy to have struck a better deal He immediately rented out the apartment to another family.
One by one, the creditors began to come in and same story was relieved to them.. Some fainted, some threatened hell fire …. To cut the long story short, Baba Ijebu was arrested alongside the new tenant.. You know Naija now… #POLICE no wan hear wuen
They were only saved after a Landlord intervened. He is a legal practitioner and took up the case. But sincerely speaking. I wonder how some people feel at rest knowing fully well their victims would suffer. I guess it all centers on lack of conscience. This is bad #dojon
It was more like a scam story. 🙆 A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada 🍁 and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
— Diary of a Jobless Nigerian Youth (@wenogetjob) May 15, 2018
How a middle-aged man died after withdrawing N100,200 from the bank will shock you
What could have taken the life of a middle-aged man, identified only as Muyibi, who collapsed and died in a commercial cab in the Ojota area of Lagos State.
PUNCH Metro reports that Muyibi boarded the cab after withdrawing money from a United Bank for Africa branch in the Ogudu area. Then the driver had turned to to take his fee from Muyibi when he realized the man had become motionless. After reaching the terminus, a resident told Punch’s correspondent that the driver alighted from the cab to slightly push Muyibi, who was cold.
The resident, who did not want to be identified, said,
“The driver had picked some other passengers along the way, and they had all paid and dropped off at their various bus stops.
“When the victim did not respond when they got to the terminus, the driver parked the cab to rouse him, but he was cold.
The driver raised the alarm, which drew the attention of commuters and passersby to the scene. People checked him and discovered that the man was dead.”
Policemen from the Ogudu division were said to have been alerted to the incident. The driver’s vehicle was impounded just like that, while the man’s body was deposited in a morgue.
A source person at the terminus who spoke with Punch newspaper confirmed the incident, saying:
“It happened around 3pm on Friday. The man went to withdraw some money in UBA. The Ogudu Divisional Police Officer was compassionate; she pitied the cab driver, who had become jittery.
Although the man was not detained, his cab was impounded at the station pending when the deceased’s family would show up,” he added.
Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said the police recovered N100,200 from the victim’s bag.
“The man was on his way to Ojota when he collapsed and died. We recovered the sum of N100,200 from his bag.
He also had a phone, which had a new SIM card. There is no contact on the phone and nobody has called him. We have a lead as to where he could be living.
His body has been deposited in a morgue for autopsy.”
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