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Kidnappers abduct unknown number of Nigerian university students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: VOA. Kidnappers killed one person and took an unknown number of students from a university in northwest Nigeria’s restive Kaduna state, police said on Wednesday, in the latest in a series of abductions at educational institutes. Armed groups have repeatedly struck northern Nigerian schools and universities since December, abducting more than 700 students Read More…

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Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s battlefield death

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Oredje Narcisse, BBC/REUTERS. Rebel forces set their sights on Chad’s capital on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, a move that threatens to bring even more turmoil to a country vital to international efforts to combat Islamist militants in Africa. A spokesman for the Libyan-based rebel group, known as the Read More…

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Guilty verdict for George Floyd’s killer brings relief, calls for wider justice

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Adrees Latif, REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg. Americans anxiously awaiting a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin reacted with jubilation and relief on Tuesday after a jury found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd during an arrest last May. But elation over the trial’s outcome, capping nearly a year of social Read More…

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Removing criminality from our tertiary institutions

Reading Time: 4 minutes THE most exciting period for most humans is their youth. Many youths look forward to better lives. In fact, some wish they can grow faster and be independent of parental care. That is in a normal society. Many youths in Nigeria do not have such experience. They are either abducted, killed, intimidated or denied their Read More…