Zamfara School Abduction: Close to 550 Students Are Missing – Teacher

One of the teachers at Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State has claimed that close to 550 students were abducted by gunmen who stormed the school in the early hours of today February 26. The teacher who spoke to Daily Trust said out of 600 students of…

Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler, Ten Others, Kidnap 24 in Niger State

Armed bandits have killed the village head of Kusherki in Rafi local government area of Niger state, the Dakacin Kusherki, Alhaji Masud Abubakar and ten others in Munya.   The bandits also kidnapped the wife of the slain village head and 23 other villagers in Munya Local Government Area.   It was gathered that the bandits numbering…

Released Kankara School Boys Arrive Katsina from Zamfara (photos/Video) 

The 344 Kankara schoolboys who were released from captivity on Thursday, December 17, have arrived in Katsina state from Zamfara state. They arrived the Katsina state government house this morning and were received by the state governor, Aminu Masari. The boys looked tired and most of them had no shoes or slippers on. Some of…