Tag Archives: Kagara

Kidnapped Zamfara Schoolgirls Released

The kidnapped schoolgirls of Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State have been released and are currently in the palace of the Emir of Anka waiting for transportation to Gusau, the state capital. A very competent source had informed Sunday PUNCH on Saturday that negotiations with the bandits who kidnapped the schoolgirls had reached a very advanced stage, saying “they may ...

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From Kankara To Kagara: A Nation Under Siege

By Casmir Igbokwe Our policemen are very funny. Last Thursday, a brother of mine travelled to the East from Lagos with his wife. Along the expressway, just after Ore in Ondo State, some policemen stopped them at one of their numerous checkpoints. They asked for different vehicle particulars, including the one they called local government paper. According to them, every ...

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Kagara: SERAP Asks Buhari To Probe, Recover ‘Billions Missing From UBEC, SUBEBs’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN to work with appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly probe allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) between 2004 and 2020, including missing N3,836,685,213.13 ...

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BREAKING: Kidnapped Students To Regain Freedom Soon As Sheikh Gumi Negotiates With Bandits

The Kaduna based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has met with the leaders of bandits behind the kidnap of the Government Science College Kagara in Niger state  with full assurance that the abducted school children will be released in a matter of days. A source close to the Cleric’s delegation who was in Government House in Minna on Wednesday enroute ...

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Kagara Abduction: Police Begin Aerial Search As Names Of Victims Are Released

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed more officers to Niger State to ensure the safe rescue of kidnapped students, teachers, and other staff of Government Science College, Kagara. The police spokesperson, Frank Mba, made this known in a statement titled, ‘Kagara abductions: We are committed to the safe rescue of all abductees, says IGP’, on Thursday. Mba also said that ...

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BREAKING: Gunmen Storm Govt College, Kill One, Abduct Students

Some students and staff of Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, were kidnapped when bandits stormed the school on Wednesday morning. A student was also reportedly killed by the bandits during the attack. According to a source within the area, the attack started from the staff quarters and ended in the students hostels. The source told The PUNCH that the bandits ...

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Bandits Kill 23, Abduct 12 In Niger

Bandits, on Wednesday, swooped on two communities and left no fewer than 23 people dead in Niger State. At least, 12 people were abducted while eight were seriously injured. In Dukku town in Rijau Local Government Area, about 17 members of the local vigilantes were ambushed and killed by the bandits. The vigilantes were said to be on the trail of ...

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