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Mass Abductions Happening in Nigeria

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Mass Abductions Happening in Nigeria

In December 2020, over 300 schoolboys were abducted from their school in Katsina state. Although the schoolboys have been released.

On 17th February 2021, Armed men have kidnapped at least 42 people, including 27 students, from a secondary school in central Nigeria’s Niger state.

On the 26th of February, 317 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Zamfara state.

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On the 12th of March, 39 students, 23 young women, and 16 young men were kidnapped from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Mando, Kaduna with their ages ranging from late teens to early 20s.

On the 15th of March 2021, Students from a Universal Basic Education primary school at Rama in Birnin-Gwari LGA of Kaduna state have been kidnapped.

Since December 2020, over 690 students have been abducted from schools in the North-West of Nigeria asides from the figures from yesterday’s abduction being unreported.

 

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Osinbajo Visits Kaduna, Commiserates with Victims of Train Attack

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Osinbajo Visits Kaduna, Commiserates with Victims of Train Attack

Author: Sandra Okoh, Abuja

Vice president Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday visited Kaduna to sympathize with victims of the attack on Kaduna-Abuja train that occurred on Monday.

Osinbajo when answering questions from newsmen condemned the attack and described the act as evil, adding that such behaviour was sheer manifestation of cowardice. extended his condolence to the families of passengers that lost their lives

The Vice President said such happenings reinforced the need to provide security and surveillance on rail tracks, adding that government had been doing its best.

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He promised that rail service would be restored soonest, just as he assured that adequate safety measures will be put in place to avert recurrence of such incident.

Osinbajo commended Kaduna State government for footing the medical bills of those injured, promising that Federal Government would render all necessary support.

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EFCC Arrests Another FBI-Wanted Nigerian

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EFCC Arrests Another FBI-Wanted Nigerian

Author: Sandra Okoh, Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Emmanuel Chidiebere, a suspect wanted in the United States of America by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering.

EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement, on Tuesday in Abuja, that suspect was arrested in his hideout in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State after receiving intelligence reports gathered by a team of operatives, while other three of his accomplices are still at large.

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Chidiebere is alleged to have defrauded some victims in America, Cote D’Ivoire and Poland of some undisclosed amount of money and went underground.

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Kaduna State Declares 24-hour Curfew in Two LGAs Over Attacks

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Kaduna State Declares 24-hour Curfew in Two LGAs Over Attacks

Author: Peace Salifu, Abuja

The Kaduna State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura local government areas of the State with immediate effect.

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The Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure on Monday.

According to Aruwan, the curfew was to assist the security agencies stabilize the situation, and restore law and order.

The kaduna state government while appealing to residents to cooperate with the security agencies, condemned the violence and all acts of lawlessness that occurred in the area.

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