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Gunmen Raid Lagos College Of Education, Kill Student And lecturer

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A lecturer identified as Ahmed Saheed and an undergraduate student of Michael Otedola College of Primary Health Education (MOCPED) in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State have been murdered.

The lecturer was said to have been killed around Poka town in Epe, while the student identified as Razak Bakare was shot dead on campus.

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A police source told our correspondent that both incidents, which he described as unfortunate, occurred within 48 hours interval.

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The deaths of the lecturer and the student were confirmed by lawmakers and traditional rulers of the communities.

They said while the student was trailed and killed on Wednesday, the lecturer was shot dead on Friday.

Presently, there is uneasy in the academic community of Poka, according to the Aladeshoyin of Odo-Noforija, in Epe Division.

Oba Babatunde Ogunlaja, the traditional ruler of the community, has expressed sadness over the incidents.

Gunmen Raid Lagos College Of Education, Kill Student And lecturer

He said the peaceful nature of Noforija town had been shattered by the unfortunate killings.

He, therefore, called on the management of the institution to install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras within and around the school premises.

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Ogunlaja also appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, to deploy more security personnel in the community.

He asked the Lagos State Government to reconstruct the collapsed fence of the institution.

The Alara of Ilara Kingdom, Oba Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, also condemned the incidents and urged the law enforcement agencies to fish out the perpetrators

He, however, pledged that the traditional institution would ensure that all efforts were taken to fight against such an ugly trends in the community.

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Ojodu Grammar School: Mob Riot, Set Truck Ablaze Over Death Of Several Pupils

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There is a riot situation at Ojodu Berger at the moment.

This is due to the killing of about seven students by a trailer.

Students of the school have stormed the streets to destroy trailers in revenge.

Enraged by the killing of some students of Ojodu Grammar School, Ojodu angry mob on Tuesday afternoon set fire to the truck in the Aguda area of Ogba.

The driver that escaped with the truck after the accident was apprehended by the angry mob at Aguda junction of Ogba and set ablaze.

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Unconfirmed reports said at least 13 school children died in the accident resulting from a brake failure as the truck rammed into the school children who were returning home after school.

The accident happened along Isheri Road, just before the Ojodu Police Station.

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Sylvester Oromoni Killers: Lagos CP confirms arrest of three Dowen students

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has confirmed the arrest of three students of Dowen College in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly assaulting 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni.

Odumosu, who spoke with The PUNCH on Tuesday morning, also said two other students of the school fingered in the assault, are now at large, adding that those in police custody are helping the Command with information on how to track them.

The Lagos CP added that the school principal, housemasters, and other officials of the Lekki-based school are also assisting the police with information as the Command launched a full-scale probe into the circumstances culminating in the death of Oromoni on November 30, 2021.

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The father of the deceased boarding student had alleged that the Junior Secondary School 2 pupil died from the injuries sustained during an assault by five of his colleagues who wanted to initiate him into cultism but the school claimed he died after sustaining an injury during a football match.

Sylvester Oromoni Killers: Lagos CP confirms arrest of three Dowen students

Reports of the detention of the three of the students allegedly involved in the bullying of the deceased student filtered in on Tuesday.

When asked on Tuesday whether three of the students are in police custody, the Lagos CP, in a phone interview with our correspondent, replied, “It is true.”

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He further explained, “It is still an allegation until we conduct our investigation. We just started full investigation yesterday (Monday). Two out of those mentioned in the viral video are at large while three of the students are helping us to get others.”

“I am in contact with my counterpart in Delta State. I spoke with the parents yesterday, we are perfecting everything scientifically,” Odumosu added.

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BREAKING: Kidnappers Abduct 4 DELSU Students, 5 Others, Demand N5M Ransom

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BREAKING: Kidnappers Abduct 4 DELSU Students, 5 Others, Demand N5M Ransom

By Daniel Dafe

Kidnappers have demanded the sum of Five Million Naira as ransom in order to release four students of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka and five others kidnapped along Abraka-Eku road on Sunday.

The names of the students kidnapped are
Arogbo Harriet Seyifunmi, Azunobi Prosper, Miracle Etavbwobor Robert, who are all 500 level students of the department of SLT Chemistry and Adegor Aghogho Hapiness, a 500 level student of Electrical Engineering. They all wrote their final exams recently.

The identities of the other five victims are yet to be unravelled.

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Describing the Incidence as “the alarming abduction of students” of the university, the Student Union Government of the institution in a press release made available to Oasis Magazine on Tuesday, said: “it is very shameful to the state government and Security Agencies that they have done nothing to stop the recent attacks on students and citizens, after reports and official complains have been made about the Eku-Abraka expressway.”

DELSU SUG called on the Government of Delta State “to wake up, develop and deploy new strategies to deal with insecurity and kidnapping in the State, especially the recent kidnappings along Abraka-Eku expressway,” adding that the lives of students in the institution are in danger.

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“However, we urge all delsuites to remain calm and not endanger the lives of the kidnapped persons, as we are doing all we can to rescue the abducted students. We are in constant communication with the Police department and state DSS, and we are working together with them to save the abducted students in the shortest time possible,” the statement added.

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