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Police have unmasked two suspected persons believed to have masterminded the Ozubulu killings.

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anambra3Police have unmasked two suspected persons believed to have masterminded the Ozubulu killings – The suspects are Prince Charles Obi aka Gozila and Dickson Nwodi – Both are also currently serving murder sentences in South Africa Barely three months after the invasion and killing of 18 worshippers at St Philip Catholic Church,

Ozubulu, police have unmasked two suspected persons believed to have masterminded the crime. Garba Umar, the Anambra state commissioner of police, told journalists on Wednesday,

November 1, at Amawbia near Awka that two Nigerians serving murder sentences in South Africa prisons have been accused as the killers of the worshippers.

The suspects, he said, are Prince Charles Obi aka Gozila and Dickson Nwodi. Umar stated that Obi and Nwodi who hail from Nnobi and Oba communities of Anambra respectively had mandated one Quintus Anayo alias Obasanjo equally based in South Africa to inform Ozubulu elders that the duo in prison custody were behind the invasion.

The police commissioner said that the account of Anayo was in line with the investigation of police on the matter.

Umar said that already police had established contact with Interpol on the need to extradite the suspects based in South Africa.

The police boss said that police in the state were already intensifying arrangement to arraign the three suspects earlier arrested in connection with the killings within.

They would be arraigned within the week, he said.

Umar thanked the public for the information which he attributed to the successes already recorded by police in the investigations. The 18 church worshippers were killed by gunmen while 10 others were injured when they attended early morning Sunday mass at St Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, on August 6, 2017. The police and the state government had blamed drug war on the invasion.

 

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Breaking News:Yoruba Freedom Fighter, Sunday Igboho Arrested in Cotonou

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Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the West African country.

Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police.

A source privy to his departure from Nigeria said he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria through Cotonou and was heading to Germany.

He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighboring country.

Speaking with SaharaReporters, a source privy to the incident, said, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour ago.

“He was supposed to travel to Germany through Cotonou this night. He wanted to leave Africa through Cotonou. He was arrested by security operatives in Cotonou.

“They are planning to bring him back to Nigeria.”

Recall that the Department of State Services had declared Igboho wanted after its operatives carried out a bloody midnight raid on his residence in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

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Popular Nigerian Singer, Sound Sultan dies at 44

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Singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan, has died. A statement released by his family says he died on July 11 after a long battle with throat cancer.

The singer is survived by his wife and three children.

 

The statement reads;

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Multi-talented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter, Onlanrewaju Fasasi a.k.a Sound Sultan.

Too sad! Singer, Sound Sultan, dies at 44

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#EndSARS: Court strikes out suit against Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Falz, BurnaBoy, Aisha Yesufu and others

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Justice Bello Jawu of a High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit filed by one Kenechukwu Okeke, a human rights activist, against Davido, Aisha Yesufu, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, and 47 other celebrities and activists over their activities during the October 2020 #EndSARS protests.

The judge in a ruling delivered on Friday, July 2, also restrained the Nigeria Police Force and Okeke from taking any steps to prosecute the individuals for their role played during the #EndSARS protest.

Okeke had in November 2020 filed criminal proceedings before a magistrate court in Abuja against the 50 persons over claims they promoted the October 2020 #EndSARS protests.

In the suit, he alleged that the defendants acted in a manner “with intent to assist in the promotion of an unlawful assembly under the guise or composition of #EndSARS

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