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The Brief: Dumping corpses; loose fence; migrating doctors

Just to show that the Plateau killings are not audio killings, youths in communities that came under attack on Tuesday dumped the bodies of residents killed in their sleep at the Government House in Plateau. Some 30 bodies have been counted so far.

Did the bandits who attacked NDA this week gain access through a loose fence on the premises? A leaked memo from the academy confirms Daily Trust report on the fence.

Hundreds of doctors heeded a recruitment call by Saudi health ministry – an indication that doctors are ready to check out despite an ongoing strike by resident doctors. Should you be concerned at all?

Corpses at Plateau Government HouseMore than 20 corpses were on Wednesday dumped at the main gate of Plateau State Government House in Little Rayfield following an attack on Yelwan Zangam village in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

The protest by hundreds of angry youths was in the aftermath of Tuesday’s night attack on Yelwan Zangam, a community inhabited by the Anaguta ethnic group in the outskirt of Jos, the state capital.

Governors, BoT take positions on SecondusGovernors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal have resolved to meet to find ways of resolving the current crisis raging in the party.

The crisis deepened on Monday when a Port Harcourt High Court issued an interim injunction restraining the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, from parading himself as member and helmsman of the party.

Why IPOB sit-at-home order failed in ImoGovernor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State on Wednesday explained the reasons the state’s residents did not comply with the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB).

The governor said only a constituted authority like his government could give order on when people should stay away from their work or businesses.

Leaked memo confirms loose fence at NDAA leaked memo from Defence Headquarters on the assessment of the kidnap incident at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has confirmed Daily Trust report which revealed that the bandits may have gained access into the academy through a lose barbed wire fence along the Kaduna International Airport road in Afaka.
Gunmen at NDA broke into 5 flats
The armed gang that raided the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) barracks in Afaka, Kaduna State, on Tuesday, broke into five flats. This is according to a memo sighted by Daily Trust.


According to the intelligence, the bandits operated successfully because troops did not respond to distress call on time.

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Should you be concerned about doctors’ migration?A series of tests have been taking place in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, for doctors interested in working abroad.

Over 500 Nigerian doctors were reported to have turned up for one of such exercises the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health organised on Tuesday. On Nigeria Daily, we will be talking about how this affects the Nigerian healthcare system. Listen to or download the podcast here.

Cuba develops 5 COVID-19 vaccinesCuba has developed five COVID-19 vaccines with two already approved by the medical authority of the country, the Ambassador of Cuba to Nigeria, Clara Escandell, has said.

Escandell made this known when she visited Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, President of  the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to strengthen partnership with the Chamber.

D’Tigers outclass Mali in 2021 Afrobasket opening 2017 African champions, D’Tigers of Nigeria started their 2021 Afrobasket championship on a winning note with a dominant 81-73 points win against a determined Malian team.

Captained by Stephen Domingo, D’Tigers dominated the Malians for the first win after their last win against Argentina in the run up to the 2020 Olympics.

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