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JTF storms terrorist hideout in Kano, kills 4, recover bomb laden vehicle

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Soldiers of the Joint Task Force (JTF) on Saturday stormed a suspected Boko Haram hideout at Janbulo Quarters of Rijiyar Zaki area of Kano metropolis.

The early morning raid resulted in a fierce gun battle lasting for about 2 hours between suspected Boko Haram fighters and the JTF. Four suspected terrorists were killed in the ensuing firefight.

The soldiers reportedly raided the location after a tip-off over the suspected house believed to be an operational base of the terrorists.

JTF sources revealed that the hideout, a magnificient building, served as an operational base for militants terrorizing the ancient city of Kano.

A large cache of arms and ammunition, including high-capacity explosives, heavy weaponry and assorted military hardware was recovered from the target building after the JTF overpowered the gunmen with its superior firepower.

Residents in the area expressed shock at the quantity of arms and ammunition discovered in the harmless looking building.

A bomb laden Honda car, already prepared for a suicide car bomb attack, was also discovered.

“A dawn operation was carried out by the task force at the early hours of yesterday [Saturday] that resulted in a gun duel with the suspected terrorists. At the end of the raid, four suspects were killed in the hideout located at Jan-block” Spokesman of the JTF, Lt. Ikedichi Iweha confirmed to newsmen.

Lt. Iweha also revealed that a bomb laden Honda car was recovered from the building.

“From all  indications the vehicle was primed for a suicide mission” the JTF spokesman added.

He however declined to comment on the number of arrests made.

Yesterday’s raid came less than 24 hours after the JTF arrested four suspects at Waje Friday Mosque trying to plant an explosives in over 15,000 capacity worship centre located within an expanse of land that separated the predominantly Christian quarter from their Hausa Muslims host.

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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