The brief: Mambila extortion; Bandits gunned down; #EndSARS arrest | Dailytrust

The brief: Mambila extortion; Bandits gunned down; #EndSARS arrest

Fresh facts are emerging about the 3,050 megawatts (MW) Mambila Hydropower Project (MHP) in Taraba state as residents accuse authorities of perennial extortion with a promise of compensation ahead of relocating them.

Kaduna State Government has said that over 50 bandits have been killed during a combined ground and air assault in the Saulawa-Farin Ruwa axis of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.

The police in Lagos state have arrested at least two protesters at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos.

Residents Allege Extortion As Mambilla Power Project Execution Drags

Fresh and damning facts are emerging about the 3,050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla Hydropower Project (MHP) in Taraba State as residents accuse authorities of perennial extortion with a promise of compensation ahead of relocating them, investigation by Trust TV revealed.

Part of the report, which will be aired at 11am on Wednesday (20 October 2021) by the TV station on Channel 164 Startimes, uncovered that over N3 billion has been budgeted in the last 10 years for the survey, mapping and compensation around the project site.

Anxiety As EndSARS Promoters Insist On Memorial Protest

There is anxiety in the country as EndSARS promoters insist on holding a memorial protest to mark the first year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests despite warnings by security agencies.

Flyers circulated on social media indicated that the organisers have perfected plans to hold the memorial protests in Lagos, Abuja, Abia, Adamawa, Bayelsa, Edo, Kwara, Enugu, Ondo, Plateau, Rivers and Oyo states.

Troops Kill 50 Bandits In Kaduna

Kaduna State Government said over 50 bandits have been killed during a combined ground and air assault in the Saulawa-Farin Ruwa axis of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.

The State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, stated this in a statement issued on Tuesday.

PODCAST: Catastrophe Looms For Nigeria’s Ruling Party As Losers Fight Back

The national secretariat of the ruling party has said that it will not acknowledge the leaders of the parallel congress. With this statement, what is the fate of key players like Rochas Okorocha, Rauf Aregbeshola, Ibrahim shekerau and others?

Nigeria Daily takes a look at the implication of this on the Party’s unity ahead of the 2023 general elections. Click this link to listen to the podcast.

Police Arrest Protesters At Lekki Tollgate

The Police have arrested at least two protesters at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos.

Despite repeated warnings, promoters of EndSARS had insisted on memorial protest.

Man City Crush Brugge To Re-Energise Champions League Push

Manchester City delivered a dominant Champions League performance to sweep past Club Brugge 5-1 on Tuesday and re-emphasise their status as major contenders for a first European title.

Joao Cancelo gave City a deserved lead on the half-hour and Riyad Mahrez converted a penalty just before the break as Pep Guardiola’s side bounced back in style from last month’s loss to Paris Saint-Germain.

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Tiwa Savage Speaks As Sex Tape Finally Leaks

Tiwa Savage says she has been able to control the narrative on her sex tape, which is currently in circulation.

Earlier in the month, the music star had raised the alarm that someone was threatening to release her sex tape.

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