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03 Dec 2020 | 01:20 AM UTC

Nigeria: Unidentified gunmen kill senior police official in Calabar December 2

Unidentified gunmen kill senior police official in Calabar (Cross River state) on December 2; highlights the high threat from bandit violence across Nigeria

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Event

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed Assistant Commissioner of Police Egbe Edum in Calabar, Cross River State, on December 2. The victim was reportedly attacked on the Murtala Muhammed Highway during the early morning hours. The incident has been confirmed by the authorities.

The attack highlights the high threat from bandit violence across Nigeria.

Advice

Those in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all directives and advice issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Nigeria remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel

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