Attack On Zulum Convoy Was Carried Out By Boko Haram – Army Official

The Nigerian Army has kicked against an allegation by the Borno state Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum that he was attacked by Army along his way to Baga, Borno state.
The Governor’s convoy came under heavy attack on Monday on his way to Baga to pay a visit to some internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Kukawa Local Govt Area of the state.
Initially, the attack was believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram element until the Governor made some allegation that there was sabotage by the Military, saying the attack came from soldiers.

Insecurity: President Buhari In Vital Meeting With Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a meeting with the national security council, probably to discuss matters bordering on the worsening security situation in the country. The meeting, which has in attendance the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, is being held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Governor Zulum Escapes Boko Haram Ambush

The Executive Governor of Borno State, His Excellency, Professor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday escaped an ambush by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members. An aide to the Governor who confirmed the development noted that the Governor was attacked while on transit from Baga where he had distributed food items and other palliatives to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The aide emphasised that the Governor was unhurt after the ambush.

Lagos Shuts Down Eti-Osa Isolation Centre

Lagos State Government has on Friday closed down the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Eti-Osa, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said. The Governor made the announcement during a briefing on the management of the pandemic in the state at Lagos House Marina, adding that the isolation centre in Agidingbi would also be shut down and patients are to be relocated to a soon to be inaugurated centre with larger capacity in Anthony area.

Bedlam At Muritala Mohammed International Airport As Two Airplanes Collide

An Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines which had been boarding passengers since 12:00 pm was involved in a wingtip accident after running into a Boeing 777 airplane operated by Turkish Airlines at the cargo area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA).

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