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Armed Bandits: Bandits Attacked Travellers Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Killed APC Chieftain, And Kidnapped Others


Armed Bandits had on Sunday attacked the Abuja-Kaduna highway, whereby they killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sagir Hamidu.


Hamidu was a former director of Protocol in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He recently show an interest for the governorship position in Zamfara State and is willing to run for the seat in the forth-coming 2023 elections.


The deceased was reportedly wounded fatally as he received sporadic bullets from the guns of the bandits who shot irregular;y, leaving many other people injured.


Witnesses disclosed that the bandits also kidnapped several travellers and carted away some valuables things that they could instantly lay their hands upon.


Although the police authorities haven’t to confirm the incident, a senior government official of the Kaduna State government told Channels Television reporters that the bandits were handling dangerous weapons, they blocked the Katari village axis of the Abuja-Kaduna highway around 2:00 pm.


They spend over a hour on their operation after which the marauders carted away several persons to a location that’s yet to be identified.

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Leicester city has loose 0-3 to Chelsea: Rodgers reaction

Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel and Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers admitted his Leicester side were found wanting in different departments in Saturday’s game where Leicester loose 3-0 to Chelsea.


The beat exceed by “Thomas Tuchel’s” Blues as goals flows from “Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo Kante and Christian Pulisic” the goals being scored by Chelsea players put them on a victory that was arguably even more comfortable than the scoreline suggested.


Rodgers told BBC Match of the Day. “I think Chelsea were outstanding. Obviously we gave them the first goal and then we gave away a disappointing second goal. I didn’t think we started the game with the belief that we would want”.


He added, “You need to have that physicality against Chelsea as well as technical ability and we didn’t show that in the first half, so 2-0 down against a top side was difficult.


“When we won the ball back, we then gave it away too easily. Technically we could have been much better.


“I was pleased with the players in the second half – the spirit was better and we forced Edouard Mendy into a couple of really good saves. But the best team won – they are an outstanding team and they deserved to win.”

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