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Today's Headlines: Troops Kill 11 ISWAP Terrorists In Borno; FRSC Plans Roadshows In Katsina

Troops kill 11 ISWAP terrorists in Borno

Eleven members of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) were killed with many others escaped injured in a confrontation with Nigerian troops in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, reports said on Friday.

The terrorists were reportedly trying to take over the town before they met a resistance by the Nigerian troops.

A security source in Damboa told DAILY POST on Friday that soldiers are currently on the trail of the fleeing terrorists with the aim of ensuring that they are well cleared from the surroundings.

Remembering accident victims: FRSC plans roadshows in Katsina

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Katsina State Sector, plans to visit hospitals, lay wreaths, stage road shows and motorcade rallies as part of the activities commemorating the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

The Corps Commander in the state, Alhaji Ali Sule- Tanimu, disclosed the plan in a statement he issued to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina.

‘Strike can’t be the tool we use every time’ — Gbaja brokers truce between ASUU, FG

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, has brokered a truce between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

ASUU and the government have been at loggerheads in the past months.

ASUU had, in a recent strike notice, issued a three-week ultimatum to the federal government to implement the agreement it reached with the union.

While meeting with representatives from both parties on Thursday, Gbajabiamila said strike cannot be the only “tool” used all the time.

Buhari: We Won’t Preempt States over Decisions on #EndSARS

Emmanuel Addeh, Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja, Nume Ekeghe and Wale Igbintade in Lagos in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the federal government would not take any action to block or anticipate the outcomes of the various panels set up by state governments to investigate last year’s #EndSARS protests.

Rather, Buhari said his government would wait to see the steps the governors would take before considering any action on the outcomes of the inquiries.

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