Oct 16, 2013
Citadels of learning, Boko Haram's new slaughter fields - By Alkasim Abdulkadir
The insurgency in Nigeria's North Eastern corner has once more brought into sharp relief the precarious balance between life and death in the region.
Protect schools from terrorists
AS attacks on defenceless civilians go, the one launched against students of the College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe State, in the early hours of Sunday September 29, was one of the goriest.
Yobe massacre: How gunmen outwitted govt
In July, some unknown gunmen; widely believed to be members of Boko Haram, stormed Government Secondary School, Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, and unleashed terror, killing 12 students and two teachers.
Nigeria: Resident Doctors Enforce Strike in Hospitals
Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors yesterday did not turn up for work at various hospitals following a directive issued by the union's president, Dr Jibril Abdullahi calling for a nationwide industrial action.
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Gunmen kill at least 40 in attack on Nigerian college
Gunmen killed at least 40 people on Sunday in an attack on a college in northeast Nigeria, a Reuters witness said, in a region where Islamist militants have targeted schools and universities.