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Misplaced priorities? Nigerian Police Force Goes After Twitter Parody Account

The Nigeria Police Force has advised the general public not to “follow” a parody twitter account as it is designed to spreading fake news and they are working on getting to the source of the handle and thereafter deal with it appropriately.

In a tweet via the force verified handle, they are quoted as follows:

“The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a new Twitter handle known as “@policeNGfaux.” Be it known to the public that the handle does not emanate from the Nigeria Police Force.”

“It is not only fraudulent but ostensibly designed to spread fake news and consequently tarnish the image of the Force. Members of the public are advised not to “follow” the handle and those currently ”following” the handle are advised to stop forth with” the handle maintained.

“Meanwhile, investigation is on to ascertain the source of the fraudulent handle and deal with it appropriately” it concluded.

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Respondents to the news however pleaded with the Police force to channel their strengths to providing adequate security than getting into something that is a parody.

NPF official eventually made the parody’s account popular. From 8k to over 20k!!
He/she used Faux instead of force. And he/she clearly stated THIS ACCOUNT DOESN’T REP THE NPF. The level of publicity you gave to this account literally was priceless to the parody’s. Gosbles Naija

— Lammillionaire⤴️ (@lammillionaire) September 17, 2019

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, Test Positive to COVID-19 as Lagos Discharges 5

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Also the NCDC reported that Nigeria recorded second death from coronavirus while the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu also shared that an additional 5 cases recovered and were discharged.

The NCDC in the meantime is working to identify 6,000 people who have had close contacts with persons infected to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Nigeria.

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Husband allegedly kills 2 months pregnant wife in Anambra (Disturbing Images)

A pregnant lost her life after her husband allegedly stabbed her to death just two months after their wedding.

Rita Onyemauchechukwu Onyebuchi and her husband Mr Ikechukwu Atansi popularly called “Agbada”, both from Anambra state, got married on January 10, 2020.

On Tuesday, March 24, her younger brother Onyebuchi John Paul, who works in the same company with her noticed she wasn’t at work – a rare occurrence. He called her but she wasn’t picking her calls.

After work, he went to her house in Ezimezi village, Amawbia, Anambra state, but saw the door to the house locked. He also noticed that his sister’s husband’s car was not in the compound.

He went home then called the husband but his number was switched off.

On Wednesday, his sister didn’t show up at work and their mother, who is suffering from high blood pressure, was already worried.

On Thursday morning, March 26, the brother stopped by his sister’s house on his way to work and saw a crowd, including police officers, gathered in the compound.

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He was led into the house where he saw the decomposing body of his sister lying in a pool of her own blood.

John Paul revealed that his sister is 2 months pregnant and he took to Facebook to call for justice for his murdered sister and her unborn baby.

He also revealed that the husband was arrested on Thursday, March 26 and held at Central Police Station Awka. On Saturday, March 28, he was transferred to the state CID Amaubia, Anambra.

Onyebuchi John Paul wrote on Facebook:

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