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Nigeria Needs to Better Protect its Schoolchildren

By Nkasi Wodu In early March, over three hundred schoolgirls abducted by armed groups from a secondary school in Zamfara State in northern Nigeria were released by their abductors. Unfortunately, the global outrage this incident stoked has not deterred the armed groups operating in the north. Just last week, another set of students was kidnapped from a

Kidnapped Jangebe School Girls Not Relased Yet–Zamfara Govt Recants

Jude Johnson Zamfara State Government has recanted the story quoting one if it officials that the Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State, have been released. The Press Secretary, office of the Executive Governor, Mr. Jamilu Iliyasu Magaji, in a statement, said the report by some media quoting a government official

DSS Confirms Arrest of Ganduje’s Aide over Tweet Demanding Buhari’s Resignation

•Salihu Tanko-Yakasai was taken into custody shortly after his Twitter post condemning Friday’s abduction of Zamfara schoolgirls went viral online. Jude Johnson The Abuja Headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) at last confirmed that Mallam Salihu Yakassai, a Media Aide to the Kano State governor’s aide,  was in its custody. This

Police Coordinate Rescue Operation for 317 Jangebe School Girls

Deploy 2 surveillance helicopters. Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have commenced a coordinated search and rescue operation, involving the deployment of both ground and aerial assets, aimed at locating and rescuing the students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State abducted in the early hours of Friday, 25th February,