VIDEO: Today’s Headlines: Army Bombs Turji’s Hideout in Zamfara, Over 100 Killed in South-East Weekly — ADC

Today's Headlines: Army Bombs Turji's Hideout in Zamfara, Over 100 Killed in South-East Weekly — ADC

Army Bombs Turji’s Hideout in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force bombed a hideout of bandit warlord, Bello Turji, in Zamfara State on Saturday, targeting some of his loyalists.

Source: Daily Trust

Details of the incident were sketchy at the time of this report but Daily Trust gathered that many bandits were killed.

The bandits’ leader, who was said to be in one of his enclaves at Fakai forest in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara during the attack, reportedly fled.

Sources told Daily Trust that many bandits were injured in the airstrike with unspecified others killed.

Over 100 killed in South-East Weekly — ADC

The South-East Zonal chapter of the African Democratic Congress has carpeted the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party for their alleged inability to end the rising security challenges in the zone.

Source: Punch Newspapers

The National Vice Chairman of the party in the zone, M.r Chilos Godsent, remarked on Saturday while briefing newsmen at the end of the party’s Zonal Working Committee’s bi-monthly meeting held in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.

The statement was titled, ‘2023 General Elections: ADC must take over South-East in a landslide to restore development, peace, and security in the region.

Godsent, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, said it was unfortunate that insecurity and poverty had continued to escalate under the watch of the two leading political parties sharing power at the center, states, and local government areas.

Kwankwaso in Delta receives defectors to NNPP

Hundreds of members of the All Progressives Congress, People’s Democratic Party, and Labour Party in Delta State on Saturday formally defected to the New Nigerian People’s Party as the party’s presidential candidate, Dr. Rabiu Kwankwanso, visited Warri, Delta State, for political consultation ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Source: Punch Newspapers

Most of the defectors claimed that their former parties were not carrying them along in the scheme of things, maintaining that they were also tired of failed promises.

They had earlier in the day participated in a ‘Hope Walk’ organized by the NNPP as part of the activities lined up for visiting Kwankwaso and the inauguration of the Delta South senatorial office of the party.

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