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Today's Headlines: 6 Arrested For Supplying Bread To Bandits; 11 Bandits Dead, Others Arrested In Kogi

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Six arrested for supplying bread, petrol to Katsina bandits: Police

The police command in Katsina says it has arrested six persons for supplying petrol and bread to bandits.

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The police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

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“On September 18, 2021, based on credible intelligence, the command succeeded in arresting a 32-year-old man from Maradi, Niger Republic, conveying fuel in a Passat vehicle,” the police statement revealed. “Another 28-year-old man, a resident of Magamar Jibia, was also arrested conveying fuel in his Passat vehicle. The command was also able to arrest a 50-year-old man, a resident of Daddara village, in the Jibia local government area (LGA), also suspected to be conveying fuel in his Golf III car.”

11 bandits killed, others arrested in Kogi

It was the end of the road for some bandits that have been terrorising communities in Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State, as 11 of them have been killed by officials of the State Vigilante Group, weekend.

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Other suspects were arrested while victims who were kidnapped five days ago, were

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Surprisingly one of those arrested was personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Inspector Abdullahi Saidu. He was alleged to be supplying weapons and information to the criminals, alongside a civilian accomplice.

Nigerian govt will not expose sponsors of terrorism – Presidency

Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the federal government is not interested in exposing sponsors of terrorism.

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Adesina stated this during an interview on Channels Television on Monday.

Last week, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) included six Nigerians on its terror list.

But when Adesina was asked if Buhari would comment on the issue of terrorism at the United Nations Assembly, following the naming of six Nigerians as “sponsors of terrorism” in UAE, Adesina said the federal government’s focus will be on prosecution of suspects.

IPPIS responsible for non-payment of unity school teachers’ salaries – FG

THE Federal Government on Monday attributed the failure to pay salaries of some teachers recruited into unity schools in 2018 to the delay in their migration to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System which it said was to forestall illegal employment.

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It, however, promised that the affected teachers would start receiving their salaries by the end of the month.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, disclosed this in a chat with journalists after monitoring the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination at Federal Government Girls College Bwari and Government Girls Secondary School Dutse, Abuja

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