Nigerian newspaper review for May 6: Victims recount how they survived bandits' attack

Nigerian newspaper review for May 6: Victims recount how they survived bandits' attack

The main headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers of Monday, May 6, are focused on the attack of Boko Haram on soldiers, bandits attacks across the country, and Buhari's arrival from his UK visit, among other top stories.

Vanguard newspaper of May 6

Vanguard newspaper of May 6
Source: UGC

Vanguard reports stories of people who had encounters with bandits in Katsina and Zamfara states as they were left to the mercy of the criminals by security agencies.

Malam Adamnu Salihu, one of the living victims, said they could not defend themselves as the bandits closed in on them with gunshots. He that the criminals came under the disguise of security operatives.

The Guardian newspaper of May 6

The Guardian newspaper of May 6
Source: UGC

The Guardian reports that five soldiers were killed in a battle between Nigerian military and Boko Haram fighters in Borno state.

The attack is one of several others like kidnappings and killings that have been causing great insecurity across the country.

The Nation newspaper of May 6

The Nation newspaper of May 6
Source: UGC

The Nation reports that serious security operations have been launched on criminals across the country, according to the federal government's claim on Sunday, May 5.

Though details of the operations were not disclosed by the police force, some of them are the ban on motorcycles in northwest states and the relocation of the Katsina state police commissioner, Sanusi Buba to Duara, so that the kidnapped district head, Alhaji Musa Umar can be rescued.

ThisDay Newspaper review of May 6

ThisDay Newspaper review of May 6
Source: UGC

This Day reports that the presidency on Sunday, May 5, strongly condemned online critics who had said President Muhammadu Buhari could extend his 10-day private visit to London, adding that the president put them to shame with his timely arrival.

Buhari left the country from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, on Thursday, April 25, and arrived in Nigeria about 8.30 pm at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

The Punch Newspaper of May 6

The Punch Newspaper of May 6
Source: UGC

The Punch reports that the state of libraries in many public universities in Nigeria has affected the state of research in public institutions across the country and the way Nigerian universities are globally ranked.

Reports showed that in some public universities across the country, many of them were stocked with outdated books, lack e-learning facilities and conducive environment for learning and research.

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