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Armed robbers attack bullion van, kill police, two others in Delta

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Armed robbers attack bullion van

The Delta State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed an attack on a bullion van by suspected armed robbers.

The police said that the attack occurred at Ubulu-Okiti axis of Asaba-Benin express road, killing a police officer and two others.

The acting spokesperson of the police command in Delta, DSP Bright Edefe, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said the incident took place on Tuesday.

He, however, said that the command had yet to get full details of the incident.
“I can confirm the attack on the bullion on Tuesday, but as I speak with you, we have yet to get full details of what happened,” Edefe said.

A community source, who pleaded anonymity, had told newsmen that the gunmen succeeded in robbing the bullion van, after overpowering the police escorts attached to the van.

“The hoodlums blocked the van at Ubulu-Okiti and started shooting and the police escorts returned fire.

“However, the armed robbers during the gun duel, killed a police man and two market women who were hit by stray bullets.

“They succeeded in emptying the bullion van and made away with the cash in a get-away car,” the source said.

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Historical photos of the life and times of Prince Philip as the world continues to mourn the late Duke of Edinburgh

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Historical photos of the life and times of Prince Philip as the world continues to mourn the late Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip died on Friday morning, April 9, aged 99.

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His death comes weeks after he was discharged following surgery on a heart condition last month .

He was respected for his deep wisdom, sense of humour and was the Queen’s companion as she toured the UK and the globe. The Duke of Edinburgh, who was married to Queen Elizabeth for 73 years, was said to be the monarch’s rock during her 69-year reign.

Below is a compilation of some pictures of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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The Queen and Prince Philip with Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003

He told Obasanjo when he was dressed in traditional Yoruba attire: “You look like you’re ready for bed.”

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Malala Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban after campaigning for the right of girls to go to school without fear.

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The Queen and Prince Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh on the Great Wall of China during a royal visit in October 1986

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Princess Anne and Prince Philip at her wedding to Lieutenant Mark Philips at Westminster Abbey in 1973

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Prince Philip walking with his daughter Princess Anne to a Christmas Day service at Sandringham in 2005

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The Duke of Edinburgh pictured talking with Aboriginal men in Queensland, Australia in 2002.

 

When visiting an Aboriginal culture park in Australia, he asked an Aboriginal businessman: “Do you still throw spears at each other?”

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Prince Philip with Queen Elizabeth and German President Johannes Rau

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The Queen and Prince Philip watching a Concorde fly over Buckingham Palace

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The Queen and Prince Philip marking their diamond wedding anniversary in 2007

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The first colour photograph of Princess Anne in 1951, in the arms of her mother the Queen with Prince Philip and a young Prince Charles

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Prince Philip poses at the RAF Club to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

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Fresh Auchi Polytechnic graduates drives over a man while spraying cash in celebration of graduation (Video)

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Video footage has captured the moment fresh graduates of Auchi Polytechnic accidentally ran into an excited man who seemed to be leaping for joy as they (graduates) threw out some cash to mark their celebration.

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The students could be seen in a car convoy as they randomly threw cash into the air as a way of expressing how excited they were to have successfully graduated from school.

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As expected, a whole lot of people followed immediately as they hailed the students and struggled to pick as much cash as they could lay their hands on.

Things seem to have gone the other way round when a man got hit by the car while struggling to get his share.

Watch the video below:

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Covenant University sacks lecturer arrested for allegedly raping 17-year-old student

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The management of Covenant University has sacked Dr. Stephen Ukenna, a lecturer that was arrested for allegedly raping a 17 year old student in his office.Covenant University

Dr. Ukenna was a lecturer in the Department of Business Management at the Covenant University before he was arrested for “forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of the student.”

It was earlier reported that he was nabbed on March 11, after a complaint was lodged at Ota Area Command by the parents of the victim.

The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed in a statement that the victim called her parents on phone from the school that she was invited by the lecturer to his office on the said date under the pretense that he wanted to plan a surprise birthday party for her close friend.

“But on getting to the lecture’s office, he locked the office door and forcefully had sex with her on top of the table in his office.

Upon the report, the Area Commander Ota, Acp Muyideen Obe swiftly deployed his JWC team to the school where the randy lecturer was promptly arrested.

On interrogation, the suspect admitted having carnal knowledge of the victim, but was unable to give any reason for his action.” the statement read.

The lecturer has been dismissed with immediate effect as approved by the Chancellor and President of the University’s board, Bishop David Oyedepo.

An Alumnus of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nigeria with a Doctor of Philosophy in Marketing, the suspect was employed in the University in 2017 as a lecturer in the Department of Marketing.

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