The brief: Dozens killed; Declining insecurity; Final delivery | Dailytrust

The brief: Dozens killed; Declining insecurity; Final delivery

US Principal Deputy National Security Advisor, Jon Finer
US Principal Deputy National Security Advisor, Jon Finer

Sunday night was a terrible one for the people at Goronyo market in the eastern part of Sokoto state as different bandit groups launched an attack killing dozens in the market.

The Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States.

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday asked the media to address the tone, content, and standards of reporting into security and safety measures as the menace is declining and not increasing.

How Bandits Killed Dozens In Sokoto Market

The killing of dozens of people at Goronyo market in the eastern part of Sokoto State Sunday night was launched by different bandits’ groups that worked as a team, witnesses told the Daily Trust Monday.

They said the assailants shelved their difference, came together and stormed the weekly Goronyo market shooting sporadically.

FG Takes Delivery Of Final Batch Of Tucano Jets

The Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Monday when he featured on a phone-in programme of TV Continental.

Insecurity Declining, Not Rising, Buhari Tells Media

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday asked the media to address the tone, content, and standards of reporting into security and safety measures.

He made the call while felicitating with the Muslim Ummah, Nigerians of all faiths and the followers of Islam all over the world on the occasion of the Maulud-Un-Nabiyy, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).

PODCAST: How Dozens Of People Were Killed In Goronyo

At least 30 persons were killed when bandits attacked a market in the eastern part of Sokoto State on Sunday.

Why would bandits open fire on traders in a weekly market? Is this part of the effects of the measures put in place to curb banditry in Zamfara and its environs? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

Criminals Conniving With Monarchs In Bauchi – Gov

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed Monday alleged that criminals are conniving with some traditional rulers and bad eggs among the security personnel to unleash mayhem on communities in the state.

Mohammed, who stated this during the state’s cabinet meeting in Bauchi, lamented that the development has made the maintenance of security difficult.

We’ll Help Nigeria Fight Banditry-US

The United States Government says it will help Nigeria in the fight against banditry.

US Principal Deputy National Security Advisor, Jon Finer, gave the assurance at a press round table in Abuja Monday.

Pillars Lose Key Players To Rival NPFL Clubs

All is not well in the camp of former Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars, as some of their key players have left to team up with other clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

As the NPFL clubs prepare for the new season, those who have the wherewithal have invaded the camp of the former champions to lure away some of their star players.

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Tuface Rants On Instagram But What Is This About?

Nigerian Singer, Tuface Idibia, ranted on his Instagram page earlier on Monday.

It’s unclear why the music star ranted but he has been in the news for controversial reasons of late.

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