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Today's Headlines: Bandits Attack Joint Military Base in Sokoto, Boko Haram Invade Yobe Community

Bandits attack joint military Base in Sokoto

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Bandits allegedly attacked a joint military base code named “Burkusuma camp” in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto state, killed 15.

Vanguard gathered that, the base was located at Dama village of Sabon Birni local government.

The attack was said to have taken place in the early hours of last Friday.

A former chairman of Sabon Birni, Engineer Idris Muhammad Gobir fondly called Danchadi who confirmed the attack, said many security operatives in the camp were still missing.

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Boko Haram Invade Yobe Community

Photo Credit: Vanguard Nigeria

A huge number of armed Boko Haram, suspected to be ISWAP group on Sunday evening invaded Tarmuwa, the Headquarters of Babangida Local Government Area of Yobe state.

Sources said the insurgents armed with Anti-aircraft trucks and grenades fired sporadically at security formations and communities, leading to pandemonium as residents scamper for safety.

Tarmuwa is a local government area in Yobe state, Its headquarters are in the town of Babangida.

The town has witnessed series of deadly Boko haram attacks in the past.

El-Rufai condemns attack on Ecwa Church worshippers in Kaduna

Photo Credit: Daily Post

Suspected gunmen on Sunday attacked ECWA Church, Gabaciwa in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killed one person and wounded several other worshippers

A resident in the area, Mr. Moses Andrew told DAILY POST on Sunday evening that the gunmen appeared during the service and started shooting in different directions.

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned in the strongest terms an attack against worshippers on Sunday morning by gunmen.

The Governor, who expressed sadness over the incident, described it as an evil act targetting innocent citizens exercising their constitutional and universal rights to religious freedom.

Masked Oyo Indigenes Give Fulani, Hausa, Their Cattle 30-Day Ultimatum To Leave Yorubaland

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Some masked men from Oyo State have issued a 30-day ultimatum to Fulani and Hausa people to leave all parts of Yorubaland.

They also said the herders among them should leave along with their cattle.

The 30 days started counting from Saturday, September 25, 2021.

This was contained in a video obtained by SaharaReporters on Saturday. Some of the men were clad in Yoruba Nation vests.

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Historic 3rd Consecutive Afrobasket Title

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Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, the D’Tigress have recorded a historic achievement of winning the Afrobasket championship for the third time in a row.

The Nigerian team beat Mali 70-59 to be crowned champions of the 2021 edition in Yaounde, Cameroon. They won the previous editions in 2017 and 2019.

The defending champions have been impressive all through the tournament and stayed focused on their objective of breaking records in the final against Mali

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