Insecurity: Bandits Steal NECO Question Papers at Kaduna School

Insecurity: Bandits Steal NECO Question Papers at Kaduna School

  • Some criminals have mistakenly stolen some examination papers belonging to the National Examination Council
  • The criminals who reportedly trailed a NECO official from the bank thought she was carrying a money bag
  • Meanwhile, the school management has refused to comment on the latest development, saying they were not authorised to speak on the matter

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In what will bemuse many Nigerians, some gunmen have stolen the wrong package. The criminals believed they were on the right track but it was not to be.

Specifically, the gunmen stole National Examination Council (NECO) final year examinations papers ‎at Government Secondary School Unguwar Sarki, Kaduna, Daily Trust reports.

Bandits invaded Kaduna school, steal examination paper
Some bandits have stolen NECO question papers at Kaduna school. Photo: Nigeria Police
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The gunmen reportedly trailed a NECO supervisor in her car from a commercial bank where she fetched the examination question papers and answer sheets to the school premises, The Nation reports.

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They eventually mistook the contents of the bag for money.

It was gathered that they demanded she hands over the bulk of the wrapped papers to them and threatened to shoot her if she refused.‎

How some elements are trying to cause religious crisis in Nigeria - Lai Mohammed

Meanwhile, had reported that the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed said some people are trying to tear the country apart for selfish reasons.

Mohammed made the statement on Saturday, July 24, in Abuja at a book presentation event. He alleged that certain elements are attempting to exacerbate ethnic and religious differences in Nigeria.

He said the challenges facing the country are neither ethnicity nor religion. The minister recalled that he used the premises of St Andrews Catholic Church, Oro, his hometown for Ramadan lectures for three consecutive years.

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Bandits free 4 kidnapped victims after 67 days

In another news, six out of the 28 people who were abducted by bandits from Batsari town of Katsina state have regained their freedom.

The victims had been kidnapped in May along with 22 others when the gunmen invaded the town., however, gathers that the police and government authorities are yet to confirm the development.

After holding the resident captive for 67 days, the bandits noted that 4 out of the 6 were released as Sallah gifts to their community in Katsina State.


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