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Abuja Blasts Probe Begins: CIA Investigators Arrive

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There are indications that two  experts in improvised explosive devices from the United States (US) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) may have arrived Nigeria  to help the police unravel several disturbing angles in the investigations into the twin bomb blasts that rocked the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.

Sunday Vanguard gathered that the arrival of the American experts, in the early hours of yesterday, was immediately followed with a briefing by the police investigating team comprising the Criminal Investigations Department of the FCT and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) under the headship of DCP Alkali Baba Usman.

The specific areas the American terror experts are expected to beam their searchlight to help the Nigeria Police in the investigations, according to sources, include the true identity of the suicide bomber, believedto be a foreigner from Sudan, Somalia or Niger,  and the manufacturer of the bombs.

Police forensic experts had, on Thursday, after the blasts, collected the  remains of the bomber and taken them to the laboratory for forensic analysis to determine his country of origin.

The CIA experts are also expected to unearth the origin or source of the bombs as the police investigation team has concluded that the bombs were not locally made  because of their devastating impact. The probe will also try to ascertain the sponsors of the Abuja incident.

IGP wants accidented vehicles evacuated.

Meanwhile,   following   repeated threats by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to unleash more bomb attacks in several parts of the country, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Alhaji Hafiz Ringim, has ordered the immediate evacuation of all accidented vehicles from  police stations and formations across the country.

The IGP also directed that all exhibit vehicles connected with cases under police investigations be released to the owners on bond or taken to court.

Speaking through the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Olusola Amore, Ringim said, “This directive also enjoins owners of accidented or exhibit vehicles to approach police stations or formations where their vehicles are parked to seek for the immediate release of these vehicles within seven days.

“The Police Force wishes to assure the members of the public who are having pending cases in Police stations or formations across the country not to see this order as attempt to infringe upon their fundamental human right but to decongest police premises which has become a dumping ground for accidented and exhibit vehicles.

“The action of the Force is to ensure adequate security of all Police stations, formations and persons coming to report cases and to forestall any breakdown of law and order”.

SOURCE: VANGUARD

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  1. Abba Gabi

    June 19, 2011 at 6:30 pm

    Not central !! Corruption Intelligence Agency! They will never know d reason y. Because many many things happend nd nothing happens.

  2. 100% Nigerian

    June 19, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    It saddens me greatly whenever i get to read news on our voluntary slavery…if we think the C.I.A who do not have a clue on our culture and way of life will be the most suitable to solve problems within our own territory…it reminds me me of the days of the excellent governance of former president Olusegun Obasanjo who would have dispatched the millitary to go sweep every person suspected to share am ideology resembling that of these lunatics who call themselves”boko haram” and thier problems would have been solved once and for all, instead of giving them a chance to even send threats and issue warnings to the fed govt…this goes a long way to show how weak willed our president is. Personally; I’m beginning to think jonathan does not even have a clue on what magnitude a country that NIGERIA is.

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” - Brother Claims
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Oke

Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

See his post below:

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

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