Insecurity: Many Students Kidnapped In Benue University
Though the news has been circulating online since yesterday evening by some students of the University of Agriculture Makurdi, however, the school just confirmed the development today.
It has now been confirmed that unknown Gunmen abducted some students of the Federal University of Agriculture in Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue State.
The Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit (IPPR), Mrs Rosemary Waku, made the disclosure in a statement made available to our correspondent in Makurdi.
“An unconfirmed number of students of FUAM were abducted at gunpoint by unknown persons from the campus on Sunday 25th April 2021.
“The University has reported the incident to the police and all relevant security agencies.
“The University has not heard anything from the students or their captors since the unfortunate incidence took place,” Waku stated.
Benue State Accounts For 290,000 Out Of School Children In Nigeria
On the quest of solving the solution not out of school children in the country, the Federal Ministry of Education, FMOE, weekend disclosed that Benue state accounts for over 260,000 out-of-school children in Nigeria placing the state on the list of states with low school enrollment rates.The Director, Basic and Secondary Education in the Ministry, Hajia Binta Abdulkadir made this known at the ceremony for identification and enrollment of out-of -school children in t...
ASUU: University Union Turned Down FG Plea To Re-open Schools As Meeting Ends Deadlock
The Federal Government's tripartite plus meeting with the striking university-based unions last night ended without a solid agreement for the workers to return to work.In fact, the four university-based unions on strike have rejected all government requests to call a halt to the strike while efforts are made to resolve the thorny issues.The federal government team, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities,...
Sanwo-Olu Upgrades Laspotech to University
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has confirmed the upgrade of the Lagos State Polytechnic to university status as part of efforts to deepen tertiary education in the state.This was made known in a statement by the governor on Thursday, he said the decision was taken to improve the quality assurance and also to remove the dichotomy in the employability of Polytechnic graduates.“In order to improve quality assurance and to remove the dichotomy in th...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.