Jigawa, Kebbi, Oyo, Osun and Kano states have declared Monday, August 9, as a public holiday to mark the start of Islamic new year First Muharram Hijra 1443AH.
President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated 7 governors of the northwest geopolitical zone to end banditry in the region following the country's security challenges
Parents of the schoolgirls abducted from the Federal Girls’ College Yawuri, Kebbi state, have been informed by bandits that their daughters are already married.
One of the students of the recently attacked school in Kebbi on Thursday, June 17, told newsmen that the armed and heartless abductors may not be Nigerians.
Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker from Kaduna, on Saturday, June 26, suggested training in self-defence as a solution for the constant kidnap of students.
The federal government, through the ministry of education, has said that it is working on mechanisms to rescue abducted students and teachers in Kebbi state.