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Today's Headlines: Igangan Youths Seen With Guns After Killings, Bandits Kill 51 In Zamfara Attacks

Igangan Youths Patrol With Guns After Killings

Some youths in Igangan have resorted to ‘self-help’ by patrolling with guns and searching vehicles that enter the area following the killings of residents by suspected Fulani herdsmen

Recall that suspected herdsmen attacked Igangan, Ibarapaland, Oyo state on Sunday, June 6th burning down a filling station, buildings including the Palace of the Asingangan(traditional ruler) and killing several people.

51 Killed In Fresh Zamfara Attacks

Suspected bandits have killed at least 51 people in attacks on five communities in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara State.

The communities include Kadawa, Kwata, Maduba, Ganda Samu, Saulawa and Askawa. Hundreds of residents have been displaced by the attacks, with many of them, including women and children taking shelter in Dauran and Zurmi towns.

We are ready to meet with Nigerian govt —Twitter

Social media giant, Twitter, said it has informed the Nigerian government of its willingness to meet over the suspension placed on its platform in the country.

The Federal Government had last Friday suspended Twitter’s operation in Nigeria on the basis that the platform is being used to threaten the country’s cooperate existence.

Rochas Okorocha Storms Tonto Dikeh’s Birthday Dinner, Celebrates Her In Style

The former governor of Imo State, Charles Okorocha, has paid Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh a surprise visit during her 36th birthday dinner party held in Abuja.

Naija News understands that the Rivers born script interpreter clocked 36 on the 9th of June, and she decided to organize a dinner to celebrate on the 10th.

Why Twitter, Instagram , Tiktok must register in Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government has explained why Over the Top (OTT) and social media platforms operating in the nation must register and obtain a license to operate.

Lai Mohammed disclosed that if the social media platforms were registered and issued with licenses like in other countries their operations would be regulated within the terms of their registrations.

Buhari to address Nigerians on June 12 at 7 am

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 7 am to commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day.

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity)on Friday enjoined television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast.

Kogi warns against protest

The Kogi State Government has warned those planning to staged protest in the state on Saturday, June 12, to desist from such or face the full wrath of the law.

The State Security Adviser, Commodore Jerry Omodara gave the warning on Friday while briefing newsmen on the proposed nationwide protest by some aggrieved individuals in the Country.

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