The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the murder of a prominent community leader in Mgbuoshimini-Rumueme Community in Port Harcourt, Minikwu Chukwu by  unidentified gunmen.
 
The community leader was reportedly shot at close range by four gunmen shortly after emerging from his house to attend a community meeting.
 
One youth was also killed during the attack while a woman sustained gunshot injuries.

In another development,  the Commander of Operation Delta Safe, Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman has refuted reports that its troops are destroying houses and properties worth millions of naira at the Ajakpa Community of Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
 
Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, said Operation Delta Safe is working in line with the mandate guiding his operation in the Niger Delta Region.
 
He added that the troops are simply clearing remnants of miscreants and militants in the area.