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Today's Headlines: Pope Francis appoints Nigerian Bishop, Bandits attack army Camp in Niger State

Bandits attack Military Camp in Niger State

According to the Daily Trust, suspected bandits attacked a Camp of the Joint Security Task Force which includes the Military, Police, Vigilante and Civil Defense in Niger State.

Reportedly, at least ten persons were kidnapped, seven motorcycles were collected and military vehicles were burnt as they attack four communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.

The attacked communities include Bassa, Kokki, Manta and Gurmana community. 

According to the President of Shiroro Youth Movement, Muhammed Sani Idris, the suspected bandits were numbered up to 100 with arms.


Pope Francis Appoints Nigerian

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor David Ajang, a 51- year old Nigerian Bishop who was the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos since 1994.

He will replace Archbishop Matthew Audu the as the second Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia.

Acording to the Vicar-General of the Archdiocese of Jos, Monsignor Cletus Gotan the pope made this appointment on Wednesday.


Kidnappers of Islamic Cleric Kills Four after collecting a N5 million Naira Bribe

According to Isyaku Abdullahi Shehu the son of Kano Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdullahi Shehu that was kidnapped three weeks ago with twelve persons on their way to Zamfara State around Sheme town of Katsina State, the kidnappers killed four persons after collecting a five million Naira ransom.

It was reported that the Kidnappers initially demanded N15 million but later agreed to collect ten million Naira.

The kidnappers reveal that the four persons were killed due to the incomplete payment and threatened to kill the eight persons remaining if the payment is not completed.

Isyaku Abdullahi Shehu revealed that the four decomposed bodies have been buried.


Photos of Sanwu-Olu Visiting Victims of Lekki Shootings resurfaces Online



Following the reports by the United States department that claims of Massacre of protesters at Lekki toll gate in October 20, 2020 by the Nigerian Military are unverified, photos of the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajinde Sanwu-Olu visiting the injured victims at different hospitals resurfaces online.

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