Abraham Yorka, a pastor, has been shot dead in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State.
It was learnt that some gunmen invaded Yorka’s community, Oloko, and killed him.





A member of the community, who identified himself as Monday Piit, told reporters that the men of Oloko went to eat after working on a community farmland when they heard the shouts of women and children.
Piit disclosed that the gunmen burnt down houses, shot at people and also burnt their victim’s motorcycle. 
He stated that it was later that the Oloko community discovered it was a local Vigilante group from a neigbouring community in Oyigbo Local Government Area that were behind the incident.
He said some of the persons, who escaped from the assailants, disclosed their identities.
Piit also alleged that some of the natives of Oloko community were still missing.
Spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command, DSP Grace Koko, was not available for comments as of press time.

Source: saharareporters

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Anambra governor cancels road contract, citing ineptitude

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Governor of Anambra State, has terminated a road contract in…

Benue housing commissioner kidnapped – News Xtra

Ekpe Ogbu, the Commissioner of Housing and Urban Development for Benue, was…

Nyesom Wike: Rivers is ‘no-go area’ for APC

Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, governor of Rivers State, has warned other parties, particularly…

Ghana swaps domestic debt for economic stability

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced that Ghana will launch a domestic…

ECOWAS demands Mali release Ivorian soldiers

West African leaders met in Abuja on Sunday, where they issued a…

NDLEA seizes large quantities of tramadol, codeine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it intercepted no fewer…

Police offer N2.5m bounty for INEC office attackers in Ogun

The police in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have announced a N2.5 million reward…

Inaki Williams: Andre Ayew not to blame for Ghana’s World Cup exit

Inaki Williams, a forward for the Black Stars, has claimed that Andre…

YouTube making own Twitch-like emotes

YouTube has started introducing its own set of emotes. YouTube Emotes are…

Atiku Abubakar: APC has failed to unite Nigeria

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), claimed…

EFCC launches search for Kano APC senatorial candidate over ‘$1.32m fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched a search for Alhaji…

Chinese astronauts return after six-month mission

Chinese state media said on Sunday that three astronauts returned to Earth…