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One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. In picture above: A view shows an empty classroom at the Government Science school where gunmen abducted students, in Kankara, in northwestern Katsina state, Nigeria December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ABUJA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins Read More…

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Kidnappings in nearby states force Abuja schools to delay resumption

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Alamy. The resumption of schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, hitherto considered a safe haven, has been postponed by a week, perhaps, owing to the growing spate of kidnappings in neighbouring states. There have been no explanations but many parents have told the international news agency, Reuters, that the children presented Read More…