The slain traditional ruler
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have killed a traditional ruler in Yola community in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State, Mustafa Ibrahim, the Garkuwan Yola Wakat.
It was gathered that the assailants attacked Garkuwan Yola Wakat and another traditional ruler, Muhammadu Adamu, on Tuesday, March 22.
Abdullahi Usman, a resident of Wase, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said that the traditional rulers were on their way to a hospital near Wase town to visit a patient when the gunmen attacked them.
“The body of Mustafa Ibrahim has since been recovered by the police and handed over to the family. We were at the scene of the incident this morning (Thursday). The deceased has been buried. The other victim, the village head of Yola, Muhammadu Adamu, has returned home, but the criminals went away with the motorcycle.” he added.
The deceased traditional ruler was buried on Wednesday.
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Veekiroyce who suddenly got into lime light in December last year with “On God” has taken to her Instagram handle to reveal her plans on celebrating her new single “OBA” .
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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos
Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday May 17, destroyed over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10 million at Ewu-Elepe Dump Site, Ikorodu.
The drugs were intercepted by RRS officials on patrol of Mile 2 around 4:00 am on 3rd of April, 2022.
Present at the site of the destruction were the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Ahmed Kontangora, Commander RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, and representatives of the NDLEA, NAFDAC, KAI, LSNC, etc.
Homeless ex-convict arrested for shooting father of five to death in park
A homeless ex-convict has been arrested for shooting a 62-year-old father of five to death in a Bronx park, New York five months ago.
Ricardo Ferguson, 36, is charged with murder, manslaughter and gun possession for the December 5 shooting of Robert Brown, 62 (pictured above)
Ferguson and another man got into an argument with the victim inside Aqueduct Walk Park, and then allegedly shot him in the head, police said on Tuesday, May 5.
Before he was shot Brown was sitting on a park bench just steps from home.
After he was shot First emergency responders found him face down on the ground, he was rushed to hospital but it was too late as he couldn’t be saved
Brown’s family said they couldn’t understand why anyone would kill the father of five who was well liked by everyone in the community.
“My brother was loving and giving,” said his sister, Tina Brown, 48. “He would help anyone. He was just catching some air in the park. This is unbelievable.”
Police revealed that Ferguson had about eight previous arrests and he was released from prison in Sept. 2020 after serving time for gun possession.