The brief: Trees to the rescue; Burnt beyond recognition; Eagles’ narrow escape | Dailytrust

The brief: Trees to the rescue; Burnt beyond recognition; Eagles’ narrow escape

Women cooking with firewood at an IDPs camp. Inset: A youth conveying firewood
Women cooking with firewood at an IDPs camp. Inset: A youth conveying firewood

As the price of cooking gas hits the rooftop, tree felling for firewood purposes across Nigeria is assuming a worrisome dimension.

A tanker explosion claimed five lives along Lagos – Ibadan expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of 15 people in Goronyo and Illela local government areas of Sokoto State, saying bandits would ultimately meet their waterloo.

Tree Felling On The Rise As Cooking Gas Price Skyrockets

Tree felling for firewood purposes across Nigeria is assuming a worrisome dimension as the price of cooking gas hits the rooftop, Daily Trust reports.

Many households and restaurants especially in the cities that were hitherto using cooking gas are now using firewood and charcoal.

5 Burnt To Death As Tanker Explodes On Lagos – Ibadan Expressway

An early morning tanker explosion on Wednesday claimed five lives along Lagos – Ibadan expressway.

The victims were reportedly “burnt beyond recognition” during the incident which happened around Tunji Alegi Filling Station, Kwakyama Area of Ogere, Ogun State.

You’ll Meet Your Waterloo, Buhari Tells Bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of 15 people in Goronyo and Illela local government areas of Sokoto State, saying bandits would ultimately meet their waterloo.

The president had, on many occasions, vowed that his administration would crush bandits and insurgents.

PODCAST: Justice At Last For Victims Of SARS

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters has released its findings and recommendation on the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos on the 20th of October 2020.

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Tears As 10-Year-Old, 4 Others Die In Lagos Explosion

Tears flowed freely on Tuesday at Ladipo market when the mutilated body of a 10-year-old boy was brought out along with four others at the site of a gas explosion.

The child, simply identified as Lekan, was an apprentice working at a mechanic workshop along Ojekunke Street, Ladipo.

Super Eagles Squeeze Into 2022 W/Cup Play-Off

The Super Eagles yesterday survived a major scare at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos where they drew 1-1 with the resilient Blue Sharks of Cape Verde but qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification play-off.

The three-time African champions were uninspiring but the result was good enough for the team to play in the final round of qualifiers for the global showpiece event as they finished as Group C leaders with 13 points after six games.

 

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