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Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Claims They Shot Down Missing Jet, Shoprite Employees Goes On Strike

Shoprite Stores As Workers Embark On Strike

Shoprite employees have embarked on a strike and shut down the company’s outlets across the country.

Shoprite stores in Ikeja city mall and palm shopping mall in Lagos are also closed.

The workers, under the aegis of the National Union of Shop and Distributive Employees (NUSDE), vowed that the company would remain shut until the management is ready to meet their demands.

Boko Haram Claims They Shot Down Missing Fighter Jet

Boko Haram insurgents have claimed that they shot down a Nigerian Nigerian Air Force fighter jet that recently went missing.

The spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force, Edward Gabkwet, had on Thursday, April 1, 2021, announced that the alpha jet, which was on a mission to support troops fighting militants, lost contact with the radar in Borno state on Wednesday.

Passenger Train Derails In Taiwan Killing At Least 50 People

Busy passenger train carrying 490 people has derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan, killing at least 50 and injuring dozens more, authorities said.

The eight-car train, travelling to Taitung, came off the rails in a tunnel just north of Hualien Friday morning, causing several carriages to hit the wall of the tunnel, the government-run Central News Agency (CNA) reported, citing the fire department.

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Boko Haram Edward Gabkwet Ikeja National Union of Shop and Distributive Nigerian

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