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Abducted Olabisi Onabanjo University Students Regain Freedom

Two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro campus, who were kidnapped on Sunday night have been freed. The students, Precious Adeyemo and Abiola Oyefule, who regained freedom on Tuesday night, are now with the police. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the students would be reunited with their families on Wednesday. According to Oyeyemi, the kidnappers released the students when the pressure from the police […]

todayMarch 17, 2021 1

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BREAKING: Abducted Zamfara school girls released

All students kidnapped from their boarding school in Zamfara state have been released and have arrived on government premises, the governor of the state told AFP Tuesday. “I am happy to announce that the girls are free,” Dr. Bello Matawalle told an AFP journalist. “They have just arrived in the government house and are in good health.”

todayMarch 2, 2021 1

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Katsina Govt Orders Reopening Of Four Boarding Schools

Katsina State Government has directed the reopening of four boarding schools in the state with effect from Tuesday, March 2 2021. The State Commissioner for Education, Professor Badamasi Lawal Charanchi, gave the directive on Sunday after his meeting with top officials in the Ministry including the Permanent Secretaries and the 12 zonal inspectors of education, among others. This comes barely one month after day schools in the state resumed academic […]

todayMarch 1, 2021 1

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Students’ abduction: Don’t stop your wards from schooling, Niger tells parents

Niger State government has advised parent not to allow the abduction of students in the state to discourage them from sending their wards to school. This was stated by the Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Hanatu Jibrin Salihu, while handing over the released students who were abducted from Government Science College, Kagara to their relatives in Minna, the state capital. Salihu also disclosed that the state has promised to secure all […]

todayMarch 1, 2021 3

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Seven Of 317 Female Students In Zamfara Escape Abductors

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 newsmen from Jangebe town via a phone call on Friday evening confirmed that the girls returned home on their own as they claimed they manoeuvred their way back from the bandits while trekking along the forest. According to the source, the escaped […]

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