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Nigeria shuts down all school in two states over rising abductions; more restrictions imposed

ABUJA, Four state governments in northern and central Nigeria have imposed a series of restrictions on residents in a bid to stop mass kidnappings and other violent crimes plaguing the region.   Gangs of criminals known locally as bandits have terrorized local communities for years, but security forces have recently struggled to contain worsening violence. […]

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NITDA Trains 178 Children On Artificial Intelligence,Coding

The National Information Technology Development Agency ,NITDA, has trained 178 young kids on robotics, drones artificial intelligence, coding and other in a period of two weeks. The Director General NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa disclosed this  on Friday in Abuja during the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program The programme was organized by the National Centre […]

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Humanitarian Ministry Condemns Abduction Of 73 Students In Zamfara

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has condemned the recent attack and abduction of 73 students in Zamfara State, North-west Nigeria. The Minister, Sadiya Umar  Farouq,  expressed her displeasure over the incident that occurred just after the North-western Governors announced a new policy to cut off the supply of essential commodities […]

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UNICEF welcomes release of abducted students in Tegina, north-west Nigeria; condemns death of child in captivity

UNICEF today said it was relieved that 91 students of Salihu Tanko Islamiya School Tegina, in Niger State, abducted three months ago, have been freed from captivity. The organization condemned the death of one child who died while held by his abductors.   “Children who went in search of knowledge were abducted at their school […]

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UNICEF Welcomes Release Of Abducted Tegina Students

UNICEF says it is relieved that 91 students of Salihu Tanko Islamiya School Tegina, in Niger State, abducted three months ago, have been freed from captivity.The organisation, however, condemned the death of one child who died while held by his abducto…