Press Release: Police summon Dino Melaye over shooting incident

The attention of Kogi State Police Command has been drawn to the allegation by Distinguished Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly that unknown gunmen in uniform fired gun shot at the vehicle today in Kogi State. The Command wish to correct this wrong and misleading impression coming from the Senator by putting the records straight. Today, at about 1530hours, a team of policemen from the Command was on a routine Anti – Robbery/Kidnapping patrol along Aiyetoro Gbede – Mopa Road. During the patrol,…

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THE SHORTEST WAR IN HISTORY

The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a military conflict fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on August 27, 1896. The conflict lasted between 38 and 45 minutes (many literature quotes 38 minutes), marking it as the shortest recorded war in history. The immediate cause of the war was the death of the pro-British Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini on August 25, 1896 and the subsequent succession of Sultan Khalid bin Barghash . The British authorities preferred Hamud bin Muhammed , who was more favourable to British interests, as sultan. In…

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