Education in disarray •More than 10,000 schools in the North closed, 400,000 students affected


MUHAMMAD SABIU and OLAKUNLE MARUF report that kidnapping of students in the Northern part of the country is causing lots of concern among stakeholders, noting that the task of keeping the schools safe is daunting.

When the students of Federal Government Girls College in Chibok, Borno State were kidnapped in 2014, it soon became an international issue. World leaders took up the challenge to release the girls with the #Bring Back our Girls campaign. Not long after, another set of girls, 305 in number, were kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe State; many of these girls remain in captivity.

Since then, more school pupils had been kidnapped with millions of naira collected by their abductors as ransom….

Source: Nigerian Tribune