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Lagos Deputy CP Found Dead During Easter Celebration in Oyo

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Gbolahan Oyedemi, serving at the Lagos State Police Command, has tragically been found dead at his residence in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, during the Easter holidays. The 50-year-old officer’s body was discovered on Tuesday, April 2nd, after he had returned home to celebrate Easter.

Sources familiar with the incident revealed that DCP Oyedemi’s body was found hanging in his house on Monday, indicating a possible suicide. It was reported that he had sent his aides away to spend Easter with their families before the tragic event occurred.

According to a former aide to late Governor Akala, who served alongside DCP Oyedemi, the officer had recently moved into a new house he built for himself in Petros Academy Street, Federal Lowcost area, Ogbomosho. He was unmarried at the time of his demise.

Authorities are planning to question individuals who were present when the body was discovered to determine the circumstances leading up to DCP Oyedemi’s death and to ascertain his activities prior to the incident. This includes investigating who was with him before he entered his room and who possessed his mobile phones at the time of his demise.

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EFCC Secures Warrant to Arrest Ex-Kogi Gov Yahaya Bello

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) permission to arrest former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, ahead of his court appearance on Thursday.

Justice Emeka Nwite authorized the warrant earlier today following the EFCC’s request.

This decision comes after a conflicting ruling from the Kogi State High Court, which previously barred the EFCC from arresting, detaining, or prosecuting the former governor.

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Chaos Ensues as Ododo Allegedly Thwarts Attempt to Arrest Ex-Gov Bello

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Pandemonium erupted as Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Ododo, reportedly intervened to prevent the arrest of former governor Yahaya Bello at his Abuja residence, leading to gunfire.

Armed operatives of the EFCC had sought to arrest Bello, but faced resistance upon arrival. Governor Ododo later arrived at the scene and was suspected to have left with Bello in his official vehicle.

Additional security forces were called in to support the EFCC, leading to a tense standoff. As Ododo departed with Bello, security operatives opened fire amid suspicions that the former governor was in the governor’s vehicle.

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Tinubu Applauds Dangote as Diesel Price Dips to N1,000 per Litre

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President Bola Tinubu has praised Dangote Oil and Gas Limited for slashing the price of diesel, a move expected to impact industries and transportation costs positively.

In a statement by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu emphasized the significance of the diesel price reduction, foreseeing a ripple effect on the nation’s economy.

Dangote recently announced a significant reduction in the price of Automotive Gas Oil (diesel) from N1,650 to N1,000 per litre for bulk purchases, with additional discounts for larger volumes.

The reduction, amounting to a 60% drop, is poised to alleviate the burden of high transportation costs and contribute to stabilizing prices across various sectors.

Acknowledging the partnership between the federal government and Dangote Refinery, in which the government holds a 20% stake, Tinubu emphasized the importance of such collaborations in advancing national prosperity.

He urged Nigerians and businesses to prioritize national interests, assuring them of a conducive environment for growth and development.

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