•Six hundred schools have decided to close as the government struggles to deal with the crisis. By Valentine Iwenwanne On the 17th of February, Hassan Aliyu was reading when he started to hear screams coming from the staff quarters of the Government Science College in Kagara, Nigeria, where he lives with his family.
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
By David Otto Where are the 317 girls kidnapped from GSS, Jangebe, Zamfara State North West Nigeria in the early hours of Friday 26th February 2021? Is the part now eating the whole, and for what purpose? Political, Financial or otherwise. At the expense of innocent young and vulnerable children going about
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
•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
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,
By Emmanuel Egobiambu Suspected gunmen on Friday morning attacked a school in Zamfara State, abducting scores of students in the third mass abduction in the past three months in Africa’s most populous nation. The attackers stormed the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe in the wee hours of the day. Hours later, the police
Jude Johnson Seven out of the 317 female students abducted at the Jangebe Government Girls Secondary School in Zamfara State have escaped from their abductors. A source who spoke with Channels Television from Jangebe town via a phone call on Friday evening confirmed that the girls returned home on their own