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SO SAD: IDENTITIES OF THE OFFICERS THAT DIED IN THE FRIDAY MILITARY PLANE CRASH IN KADUNA REVEALED(SEE THE LIST)

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The identities of the gallant officers of the Nigerian military who lost their lives in a plane crash in Kaduna on Friday have been revealed. The ill-fated airplane was said to have crashed at the Kaduna Airport on Friday killing all the passengers and the crew on board including the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru.  Although, the Nigerian Airforce in a statement by its spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the immediate cause of the crash is not yet ascertained, sources however claimed that the incident might be due to inclement weather condition. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has said that the departed officers shall be buried today Saturday 22, 2021. Find the list below: COAS Entourage 1. LT GEN I ATTAHIRU. 2. BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR. 3. BRIG GEN OLAYINKA. 4. BRIG GEN KULIYA. 5. MAJ LA HAYAT. 6. MAJ HAMZA. 7. SGT UMAR. Crew: 8. FLT LT TO ASANIYI. 9. FLT LT AA OLUFADE. 10. SGT ADESINA. 11. ACM OYEDEPO.

ISRAEL-PALESTINE VIOLENCE: NIGERIAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTRY ISSUES OFFICIAL STATEMENT

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The Nigerian Government through its Foreign Affairs Ministry has appealed to the the two Middle East countries of Palestine and Irael currently at loggerhead with each other to give peace a chance. In a press release signed by the Ministry's spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye and made available at its official Twitter handle @NigeriaMFA , the two countries are called upon to embrace a ceasefire and safeguard citizens rights for a dignified and peaceful living. "OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE DEVELOPMENT IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to state that the Federal Government if Nigeria is watching with great concern, the unfolding development in Israel and the State of Palestine and urged both parties to see reason and de-escalate the hostilities. "The Nigerian Government further urges the two parties to remain Committed to the two-state solution and, in the meantime, guarantee the rights of all citizens to live i

ARMED ROBBERS AMBUSH BULLION VAN IN ONDO, SHOOT 3

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A bullion van belonging to one of the commercial banks in the Ondo State axis was on Thursday evening attacked by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.  An eyewitness account held that the incident occurred around 5 p.m at Elemosho Village along Akure-Ondo Expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of the State.  According to the source, 2 Police escorts to the van and one other person were shot in the attack which lasted for about 20 minutes with undisclosed amount of money carted away by the bandits.  Men of the Amotekun security operatives were said to had later arrived at the scene taking one of the injured persons to the nearby hospital while the conditions of the two police officers could not be ascertained as at the time of filling this report.  The incident according to the source led to a temporary shutdown of vehicular movements while the villagers disappeared in the bush for safety from the heavy gunshots which enveloped the  community while the attack  lasted.