May 28th Has Been Declared National Day Of Mourning, Activities Planned Across The Country

Various activities have been planned to mark the first National Day of Mourning and Remembrance across the country to mourn the victims of violent killings across Nigeria. Activities earmarked for the day include collective mourning at Unity Fountains Abuja and some selected locations across the states, organizing humanitarian convoys to select places to impact victims in internally displaced persons camps and solemn rallies in places. The hallmark of the day is a minute silent meditation at 12 noon Nigerian time, in honour of the victims of violent killings in Nigeria.…

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Parents Panic In Kano, Pick Children From Boarding Schools To Avoid Kidnap

In what appears to be attempt to avoid a repeat of Chibok or Dapchi kidnap saga, parents and guardians were seen hurriedly picking their children and wards from boarding schools in Kano following news making rounds that the government said it wouldn’t guarantee the security of such students. According to sources, school authorities of the various schools had written to parents requesting parents to pick their wards and children from schools based on instructions from the state ministry of education that parents should pick their children from the schools without…

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