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Today's Headlines: Tension As Bandits Attack Kaduna Again, ISWAP Kill 7 Soldiers & 4 Vigilante

Armed men suspected to be bandits have attacked the Kuregu community in the Zaria Local Government of Kaduna State, killing two residents and abducting an Arabic and Islamic studies teacher.

Source: Sahara Reporters

According to Daily Post, the incident occurred on Friday night when the armed men stormed the village with sophisticated weapons, gunned down two persons before whisking the teacher to unknown destination.

ISWAP ambushes military convoy, kill 7 soldiers, 4 vigilante members

The Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP terrorists have killed at least seven Nigerian soldiers and four local vigilantes at Marte-Dikwa axis of Borno State.

Source: Daily Nigerian

PRNigeria gathered that the terrorists planted an Improvised Explosive Device, IED on the road, which the convoy, traveling to Maiduguri from Marte, ran into.

The convoy of the military vehicles was escorting soldiers that were granted leave pass from Marte unit.

2022 budget: Stop borrowing for consumption, experts caution FG

In view of preparations for the 2022 annual budget already underway, business leaders and economic experts have cautioned the Federal Government on the need for productive disbursement of billion-dollar loans being incurred by the administration.

Source: Punch Newspaper

At a webinar organized by Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday, stakeholders decried the current application of loans to cover recurrent expenditures while also expressing apprehension over the servicing of debt with over 90 per cent of national earnings.

Striking resident doctors adamant, issues fresh ultimatum on payment

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, on Saturday, issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay its members being owed Medical Residency Training Fund and salary arrears.

Source: Punch Newspaper

The association also demanded that the government withdraw the lawsuit filed against doctors before the National Industrial Court in the interest of peace.

The NARD made these demands in a communiqué issued at the end of its 41st Annual General Meeting held in Bauchi State on Saturday.

Arrested kingpins not prosecuted — Senator Dansadau

It was him, in a widely reported case, who rejected an exotic car gift from then-Governor Sani Yerima of Zamfara State. Dansadau’s colleagues in then-National Assembly from Zamfara were offered similar car gift. His reason then was that Yerima should have used the money he used to purchase the car to improve the lives of the people of the state.

Source: Vanguard News

After serving two terms in the Senate, he decided not to seek re-election and returned to his farm in Zamfara. Dansadau has since formed the National Rescue Mission which he presently oversees. In this interview, the senator expresses happiness over the strategy (suspension of telecom services) in Zamfara by the Federal Government to stem the activities of bandits.

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