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Today's Headline: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again, 34 Reported Killed, 7 Injured In A Fresh Attack

Gunmen have gone on rampage on two locations in Anambra State, killing two persons and wounding many at APC rally, and setting ablaze a car belonging to a leader of Professor Chukwuma Soludo group.

Source: Vanguard News

While the attack on APC took place during the party’s rally at Uruagu, Nnewi, the attack on the leader of one of Soludo Support Groups, Dr. Nnelsonn Omenugha took place at Nnobi in Idemili South local government area of the state.

Insecurity: 34 Killed, Seven Injured In Fresh Kaduna Attack

No fewer than 34 people have been killed following a fresh attack by gunmen on Madami village in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Source: Channel Television

Seven other persons sustained injuries in the attack while some houses were also set ablaze during the operation which occurred on Sunday night.

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident, said troops mobilized to the location engaged the bandits in a gun battle before the assailants withdrew after intense pressure.

Protesters Shutdown Edo over Compulsory Vaccination

Members of civil society organisations and students on Monday took to major streets in Edo State to protest against the compulsory COVID-19 vaccination policy put in place by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.

Source: Punch Newspaper

The protesters, who grounded vehicular movement in the metropolis, carried placards bearing inscriptions as: ‘We need security in Edo, not vaccine’; ‘We will resist any form of executive rascality’; ‘Hunger is killing us, not COVID-19’; ‘Obaseki obey court order’; ‘My body is my right’; ‘Share COVID-19 palliative’.

Diezani collected $300,000 per NNPC contract to fund Jonathan’s 2015 election: FBI

Former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke implemented a shakedown scheme that required NNPC contractors to pay $300,000 per month as bribes for oil deals to support then-President Goodluck Jonathan’s fated reelection bid.

Source: People Gazette

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said in court documents filed in the United States that Mrs Alison-Madueke accepted bribes in millions of dollars from oil contractors and cargoes beginning in 2014 and lasting for several months preceding the March 2015 polls. 

The charges were part of an affidavit filed in the ongoing money laundering case against Anthony Stimler, a British national and former West African executive at energy trading giant Glencore. 

Stop advocating Nigeria’s break up, Lalong tells agitators

PLATEAU State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Sunday decried calls for Nigeria’s break up by separatist groups.

Source: Punch Newspaper

Lalong said this at the inter-denominational Church service organised at the Government House Chapel, Rayfield, in Jos as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary.

He said, “While some may use the current travails that the nation is witnessing to cast a shadow of hopelessness and despondency, we should never allow the trials of today overshadow the many successes that our nation has witnessed in the past and the many good things that have continued to happen up till date.

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