Bandits abduct 140 students in fresh Kaduna raid

Bandits in the early hours of Monday invaded the Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Rido in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and whisked away no fewer than 140 students. A teacher in the school, Emmanuel Paul, said 140 students were abducted by the bandits, who attacked the school located along the Kaduna-Kachia highway at 1am. “They came at 1am and made away with 140 students,” he said. However, the police said a few hours after the abduction, security agents rescued 26 of the abducted students. Recall that…

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Soyinka to FG: Stop pursuing Igboho, apologise to him

Prof. Wole Soyinka has said it is not criminal or illegal for anyone to express intention to leave any federation. He also condemned as “bizarre” the midnight raid by the Department of State Services (DSS) on the Ibadan residence of Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, last Thursday. Soyinka, who spoke during an interview with BBC, urged the Federal Government to apologise to Igboho. “How can you place the will for separation as a criminal act? That kind of language doesn’t exist in the Constitution, it doesn’t…

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Canadian Justice Minister: “Malami is a disgrace to rule of law”

The Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General of the Government of Alberta, Canada, Kelechi Madu has faulted the Nigerian Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami, over the re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Madu, in a post on his LinkedIn page, said if reports that Kanu was abducted from Kenya were true, Malami was not only a disgrace to the rule of law but also not worthy to be a public officer. The Canadian official, who is also the Deputy Government House Leader,…

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