Army, police give conflicting figures of rescued Islamiyya students

The Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police Force have given conflicting figures on the number of rescued students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya, Mahuta village, Dandume LGA of Katsina State. The rescue was said to have taken place on Saturday. While the police said they rescued 80 pupils, 12 cows; the army said it rescued 39 girls... Continue Reading →

Two killed on Kaduna/Abuja road

Two persons were killed by suspected kidnappers on the Kaduna/Abuja highway at the weekend. Five persons were kidnapped while troops carrying out internal security operations also rescued nine victims from the bandits. A statement by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the state received operational feedback from the... Continue Reading →

Zamfara govt secures release of 26 girls kidnapped by Katsina bandits

26 young girls who were kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State and taken to a hideout in bush in Zamfara State, have been released following the intervention of the state governor, Bello Matawalle. In a statement released by Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, the girls, aged between 8... Continue Reading →

Shehu Sani berates northern governors over call for social media censorship

Former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district and Human Rights Activist, Shehu Sani, has rebuked the Northern Governors for calling for the censorship of social media. This disclosure was made via a tweet on his official Twitter account @ShehuSani, on Tuesday. Recall that on Monday, the Northern Governors while condemning the action of some #EndSARS protesters, made... Continue Reading →

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