The brief: ‘No evidence’; Fayose on bike; Yauri students | Dailytrust

The brief: ‘No evidence’; Fayose on bike; Yauri students

Fayose on bike
Fayose on bike

One year after the #EndSARS protest, there is still no evidence of the ‘acclaimed’ massacre that took place at the Lekki tollgate. Did the massacre as claimed by media houses and international groups really happen?

After four months of negotiations, hope and prayers, the notorious bandits kingpin, Dogo Gide on Wednesday released 28 students and two teachers of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi, who have spent four months in kidnappers’ den.

There were mixed reactions when the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, was sighted on a bike along the airport to catch a flight. It was not clear where the governor was heading to. Perhaps, the governor experienced one of the bitter tales of Lagos traffic.

#EndSARS: One Year After, No Evidence Of Lekki Massacre

One year after the #EndSARS protest during which some activists, media houses and international groups claimed that there was a massacre at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, there is still no evidence of large scale killing at the scene to qualify the raid as massacre, Daily Trust reports.

Security operatives had stormed the place and dispersed the protesters, but many videos had trended for days alleging that “dozens of people have been massacred” during the raid.

After Dilly-Dallying, 28 Yauri Students, 2 Teachers Freed

Twenty-eight students and two teachers of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri were released on Wednesday by a notorious bandit, Dogo Gide, following days of waiting by relatives and officials, Daily Trust gathered.

The victims were abducted four months ago by gunmen who overpowered security men on guard at the school located in a remote part of Kebbi State.

Fayose Spotted On Okada To Catch Flight As Lagos Airport Gridlock Worsens

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it is working with the Lagos State Government to address the traffic gridlock on the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) road in the state.

Daily Trust reports that the traffic gridlock has worsened on the airport road in recent times, forcing some travelers to resort to motorcycles in order not to miss their flights.

PODCAST: Mambila: 100 Billion Naira Down The Drain

Since 1972, the Mambila power plant project has swallowed over 100 billion Naira from successive Nigerian government administrations. 49 years later, there is nothing tangible about the power plant, although more billions are continuously being allocated for it. Will Nigerians ever see the Mambila power plant?

Nigeria Daily takes a look at the controversies and stories surrounding the Mambila power plant project. Click this link to listen to the podcast.

Why We Attacked Goronyo Market – Banditry Kingpin

Bandits operating between Sokoto and Zamfara states have taken responsibility for the attack on Goronyo Market in Sokoto State, where 49 villagers were killed on Sunday, describing it as a reprisal.

One of the kingpins, who is close to both Kachallah Turji and Halilu Sububu – the two notorious warlords in the area – Shehu Rekeb, said the attack was carried out to avenge killings of “innocent Fulani” in the area.

‘Djokovic Will Need To Be Vaccinated To Play Aus Open’

Novak Djokovic will not be able to enter Australia to defend his Australian Open title unless he is fully vaccinated for Covid-19, the country’s immigration minister said on Wednesday, putting the Serb’s Grand Slam record bid in doubt.

World No 1 Djokovic, who is level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles, has declined to reveal his vaccination status, and said he is unsure if he will defend his Australian Open crown.

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DJ Switch Thanks Davido, Says EndSARS Changed Her Life

Nigerian Disc Jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch, has thanked Davido for the role he played in the EndSARS protest, saying the campaign changed her life for the better and also for worse.

Davido’s FEM became the anthem of the protest which was against police brutality.



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