Friday, September 30, 2022

Gunmen kill Ebubeagu operative in Ebonyi

“He was killed by the gunmen at his duty post, Mkpuma Ekwa-oku in Izzi.

• September 16, 2022
Ebubeagu security outfit
Ebubeagu security outfit

Suspected gunmen on Friday killed a member of Ebubeagu South-East Security Outfit in Ebonyi.

The victim, Sunday Izhikpa, was shot dead at early hours of Friday by the alleged gunmen at his duty post in Mkpuma Ekwa-oku, Izzi Local Government Area of the state.

A resident in the area, Victor Ogbaga, who spoke with reporters in Abakaliki, said the deceased was a native of Nduakparata Igbeagu in the area.

“He was killed by the gunmen at his duty post, Mkpuma Ekwa-oku in Izzi.

“The corpse of the victim has been evacuated from the scene, where he was murdered this morning,” Mr Ogbaga stated.

SP Chris Anyanwu, spokesperson of the command, confirmed the killing and added that the victim was shot at the early hours of Friday.

“Yes, I have called a personnel of Ebubeagu and he said that the attack was true,” Mr Anyawu said. 


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette



Court nullifies Oyetola’s nomination as APC Osun guber candidate

The court said the decision to forward the names of Mr Oyetola and his deputy governorship candidate amounted to a nullity in law.

Peter Obi


2023: Peter Obi announces campaign website, calls for donations

The Labour Party presidential flagbearer announced a website for donations collection for his presidential bid in a tweet on Friday.

Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba


Army captain announces overthrow of Burkina Faso’s military government

This is the second coup witnessed by the African country since January of this year.


Enugu govt to execute road repairs in dry season: Commissioner

Traffic would be obstructed on major arterial and connecting roads in the affected areas, especially in Enugu metropolis.

Naira and Dollars


I&E Window: Naira constant, exchanges at 437.03 to dollar

An exchange rate of N441 to the dollar was the highest rate recorded within the day’s trading before it settled at N437.03.


LWC urges security agencies to arrest water pipe vandals

Management of the Lagos Water Corporation has appealed to security agencies to help in recovering the stolen pipes.