States adopt unusual methods to secure students

Empty compound of the Government Science Secondary school, Kankara (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP) Kebbi Engages Local Vigilantes FCT PTAs Deploy Cutlasses, Bow, Arrows To Fortify Schools’ Security Security Assigned To Schools Don’t Have Weapons To Defend Us, Students Lament Benue Students Learn In Fear Due To Absence Of Conventional Security Worried by rising […]

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Kaduna varsity abductors vow to kill more students Tuesday except govt. pays ransom

A general view of the gate of the Greenfield University in Kaduna, Nigeria, where armed men abducted 22 students following an attack on April 20, 2021. The criminals have killed five of the students in their custody and are threatening to kill more soon. Photo by Nasu Bosi/AFP The criminals behind the abduction of 23 […]

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Unknown gunmen again raze Abia police station, kill two cops in A’Ibom

Burnt Nkporo Police Station Police confirm attack on naval checkpoint in Anambra Umahi imposes curfew on Ebonyi land borders Speak up against activities of secessionists, Osinbajo tells Southeast leaders Abaribe calls for restructuring Adeboye calls for prayers over insecurity In yet a continuation of unrestrained attacks on security facilities in the Southeast and South-south regions, […]

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Abducted agric varsity students in Benue released

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State who were kidnapped last Saturday have been released. A terse statement by the Director, Information, Protocol and Public Relations of the University, Mrs. Rosemary Waku, revealed that the students were returned to campus on Tuesday. She identified the released students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and […]

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Northern governors condemn killing of Kaduna university students

Abubakar Yusuf Sanga, the only male among the killed students The Northern Governors’ Forum has condemned the recent killing of three students of the Greenfield University, Kaduna. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong described the incident as an act of wickedness and barbaric, saying the perpetrators must not go unpunished. […]

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‘Why we killed businessman whose wife raised N40,000 of N5m ransom’

Police Inspector General, Usman Baba A suspected member of a kidnap gang, Bello Mohammed, has been held for the abduction and killing of a businessman, one Osondu Nwachukwu, who operated a sachet water factory in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Mohammed and four other members at large identified simply as Maikano, Dogo, Hassan and Jubril reportedly carried […]

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Again, twin attacks rock police divisions in Abia, Anambra

Two policemen killed, buildings, vehicles razed Gunmen used dynamites, rocket launchers, says Abia PPRO IPOB denies involvement Minister condemns attack on zonal headquarters Nigeria under siege by non-state actors, Senate laments 70% of 500m illegal weapons in W’Africa found in Nigeria Two weeks after Imo State security facilities were attacked four times in five days, […]

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Seven years after, Chibok Govt Secondary School remains closed

It was seven years yesterday since the Chibok schoolgirls were kidnapped. Since then, their school has remained shut and scores of the girls are yet to be reunited with their families. The Chibok community yesterday pleaded with the Federal Government to reopen the Government Secondary School in Chibok that was destroyed by Boko Haram. Seven […]

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