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Gunmen Attack TV & Radio Stations In Rivers

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Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked a popular Radio Station, Wish FM 99.5, and the Atlantic Television Network in Ozuoba, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, with explosive devices suspected to be dynamite as well as sporadic gunshots.


The gunmen raided the facility around 8:40 pm, leading to the destruction of some equipment and property in the facility which houses the two media outfits owned by a member of the House of Representatives, Chinyere Igwe.

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Igwe is also an ardent supporter of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.

When contacted on Wednesday morning, Igwe confirmed the incident, saying, “What I am happy about is that no life was lost.”

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However, the spokesperson for the state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said she had yet to get the report of the incident, but promised to find out from the Divisional Police Officer and give our reporter feedback.

Iringe-Koko, a Superintendent of Police, had yet to revert to our correspondent as of the time of filing this report.


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