The brief: Deadly blow on ISWAP; #EndSARS Indictment; another tragedy in Lagos | Dailytrust

The brief: Deadly blow on ISWAP; #EndSARS Indictment; another tragedy in Lagos

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that no fewer than 50 Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) commanders and fighters were killed during a counteroffensive by troops in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

The body of the late Sani Dangote, a younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, is billed to arrive Nigeria, on Tuesday, from the United States (US).

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters has indicted the army and police for shooting unarmed protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on October 20, 2020.

Troops Kill 50 ISWAP Fighters In Borno

No fewer than 50 Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) commanders and fighters were killed during a counteroffensive by troops in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Monday.

It would be recalled that ISWAP fighters had on Saturday attacked a military Super Camp in Askira Uba but were reportedly repelled.

Sani Dangote’s Body Arrives Kano Today For Burial

The body of Sani Dangote, a younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, is billed to arrive Nigeria, on Tuesday, from the United States (US).

Sani, the Group Vice President of the Dangote Group, died on Sunday after a brief illness in the US.

#ENDSARS Panel Indicts Army, Police, Labels Lekki Tollgate Shooting ‘A Massacre’

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters has indicted the army and police for shooting unarmed protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on October 20, 2020.

The Nigerian government had insisted no one was killed in the attack on protesters at the Lekki Tollgate.

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Residents Killed As Gas Explodes In Lagos Community

Scores of persons died on Tuesday morning when a tank in a domestic gas centre exploded at Ladipo area of Mushin, Lagos.

Several others sustained injuries is the incident, which was said to have occurred around 9am on Tuesday.

Super Eagles Battle Cape Verde In Make-Or-Mar Clash

Three-time African champions, Super Eagles will today battle the Sharks of Cape Verde in the ultimate game of Group C of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying African series at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Victory or draw against the Sharks will send 12-pointer Eagles into the crucial playoffs, with the visitors, who are on 10, needing to win to make progress at Nigeria’s expense.

He Ran Errands For Me, Kpokpogri Denies Being Friends With Pal Who Spent Time With Tonto Dikeh

Prince Kpokpogri has said Mayor Blessing, who recently stepped out with his estranged lover, was more or less his errand boy.

He said this while reacting to the viral news of Blessing’s outing with Tonto Dikeh, Nollywood actress.

 

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