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Daily Archives: June 9, 2021

Thousands flee after massacre in northern Burkina Faso

Thousands flee after massacre in northern Burkina Faso

More than 7,000 families have fled their homes in Burkina Faso’s northern region following the area’s worst massacre in years, the government has said. The mass flight came after gunmen killed at least 138 people and wounded dozens of others in an [...]

June 9, 2021 Crime
Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

When in early January 2021, a petrol tanker loaded with fuel crashed at Toyota Bus Stop, on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, and burst into flames, damaged the bridge that leads to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, motorists and other road users never [...]

June 9, 2021 Incidents
Uzodinma: ‘Imo better, 20 persons never died at a time’

Uzodinma: ‘Imo better, 20 persons never died at a time’

The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, said the security situation in his state is ‘better’ when compared with “what is going on in other parts of Nigeria”. “I can even tell you that the Imo case is better, apart [...]

June 9, 2021 Security
Ejiofor: How I Survived Army, Police Invasion

Ejiofor: How I Survived Army, Police Invasion

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, whose residence was invaded at the weekend by armed policemen and soldiers has recounted his ugly experience in the hands of the security personnel.  In a statement on Tuesday, Ejiofor thanked [...]

June 9, 2021 Human rights
Lightning Strikes Kill 27 During India Monsoon Storm

Lightning Strikes Kill 27 During India Monsoon Storm

Lightning strikes killed 27 people and four passengers on a flight were hospitalised after severe turbulence during monsoon storms in eastern India, officials said on Tuesday. Lightning strikes during the June-September annual monsoon are fairly common in India. Officials said [...]

June 9, 2021 Incidents