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Today's Headlines: Monarch Withdraws Okorocha's Appointment, Buhari Sympathizes With Erdogan

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Monarch Withdraws Okorocha's Appointment

The Edsel of Iselu, Oba Ebenezer Akinyemi, has withdrawn the appointment of Senator Rochas Okorocha, as Otunba Asoludero of Iselu, in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State.

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Oba Akinyemi in a copy of a letter addressed to the former governor of Imo State, made available to the Tribune Online, did not disclosed in specific terms why the title was being withdrawn.

The monarch stated that the withdrawal and the cancellation of the installation ceremony were not done out of hatred for Okorocha, but were done in the interest of peace and harmony.

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Buhari Sympathizes With Erdogan Over Turkey Wildfire

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathized with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey over the wildfire that ravaged the country last week.

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Recall that the wildfire-ravaged vast territories, torching farmland, wildlife, humans, and houses in several places in the country.

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said Buhari expressed condolences over attendant losses of lives and property due to the incident.

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Troops Foil Terrorists Attack On Borno Community

The Nigerian Army said troops of 25 Task Force Brigade repelled terrorists attack Damboa town in Borno State on Sunday.

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The troops were said to have overpowered the terrorists in a gun battle, forcing them to flee.

The Army Director of Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Monday, said two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed during the gun duel.


Police Arrest Two Lagos Lagos Residents For Wandering

Two unemployed men, Godwin Moses and Victor Shinobi were on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for wandering.

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The men, whose residential addresses were not given, face a two-count charge of felony and breach of peace.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Police prosecutor Kenrich Nomayo told the court that the defendants conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by wandering on a highway. No mayo further told the court that the defendants committed the offenses in June.

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Buhari Oba Ebenezer Akinyemi Ogun State Otunba Asoludero Rochas Okorocha

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