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Nigeria’s Kidnapping Crisis Unites the North and South

By Teniola Tayo and Pelumi Obisesan A holistic strategy is needed to decelerate the growth of the kidnapping economy in the country. Schools in north-western Nigeria recently reopened after a months-long shutdown by state governments due to increasing kidnappings. Between December 2020 and March 2021, there were at least five student-related kidnappings

COVID-19: NSCDC Deploys Personnel to Public Spaces, Religious Centres

•Markets, schools, motor parks, churches, mosques to enforce COVID-19 protocols Mukaila Ola Personnel of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to markets, schools, motor parks, churches and mosques, recreation centers and other public facilities across the nation to enforce compliance with COVID-19 protocols. A statement signed by the spokesman

Zoom Suffers Temporary Crash Worldwide

Videoconferencing platform Zoom experienced worldwide outages Monday morning, coinciding with the first day of remote classes for many schools and universities. On its status page, Zoom reported partial outages for its website, meetings and webinars. By Monday afternoon, all systems were reported as operational. Downdetector recorded a spike in issue reports, mostly

Anambra to add 16 new schools to feeding programme

The Anambra Government has concluded plans to extend the school feeding programme to the 16 new public schools established by Gov. Willie Obiano in the last four years. Chief Olisah Nzemeka, Chairman of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB), disclosed this in an interview in Awka on Friday. Nzemeka said that the

World Teachers’ Day: Nigerian Army Honours Teachers

By Joan Ejembi Teachers, especially those in the Command Secondary Schools have been charged not to relent in their efforts towards ensuring that the lives of children of men and officers of the Nigerian Army are imparted with the right knowledge and character. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General, Tukur Buratai  gave the