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Explosion Hits Wike Father’s Church, Police Nab Suspects
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Explosion Hits Wike Father’s Church, Police Nab Suspects

The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has nabbed three suspects for allegedly detonating explosives at a church, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt. The church, Christian Universal Church International is reported to be owned by the father of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The suspects numbering about five raided the church around 8 pm on Saturday, Punch reports. Local vigilante group in the area blockaded the gunmen’s escape route after noticing abnormal movements and interfered. Collins Johnbull, Assistant Chief Security Officer of the Azikiwe Street Security, while giving an account of the incident, said that one of his men was shot in the process of chasing the susects and currently being treating in the hospital. He said, “On Saturd...