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Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begin in Plateau, Tension As Gunmen Kill Children in Sokoto

Students of Plateau State Polytechnic on Monday staged a peaceful protest over the postponement of their semester examinations by the school authorities.

Source: Punch Newspaper

The students trooped out in large numbers and blocked the Yakubu Gowon way, a major highway leading into and out of Jos.

There was a heavy presence of armed security personnel at the scene of the protest to forestall breakdown of law and order.

As Gunmen Kill Children in Sokoto

In retaliation to the death of some of their members who were gunned down by some vigilantes, some suspected armed bandits in a reprisal attack, reportedly stormed Saminaka, a village located along Bale-Tangaza road on Sunday evening killing six people.

Source: Punch Newspaper

According to a reliable source, those killed in the attacks included children who were slaughtered as well as housewives who were shot while trying to run away.

The source said, “I am with the corpses as I am talking to you now, they slaughtered the children like goats while the women were shot as they tried to escape from the bandits. The local vigilante people are on their trail in the bush and we pray they will be captured and dealt with accordingly.”

FG should set benchmark for IGP, others – Ex-UK police officer

The Federal Government should introduce a Key Performance Indicator mechanism into the security system in Nigeria to measure the performance of all security officers in the country from the rank and file to the highest ranking officers, a retired Metropolitan Police officer in the United Kingdom, Temitope Olodo, has said.

Source: Punch Newspaper

Olodo, a preventive terrorism consultant and President, African Security Forum made the recommendation during a virtual meeting with the theme: “Security challenges and community policing”, jointly organised by the Nigeria Diaspora Network (UK chapter) and monitored by journalists in Abuja on Friday.

Nigerian emerges West African Youth Council Ambassador

The board of West African Youth Council (WAYC) has confirmed the appointment of Chiedozia ThankGod Emeghara as its Youth Ambassador.

Source: Tribune Nigeria

A statement released by WAYC said Emeghara was appointed for his admirable contributions to development in society through leadership and entrepreneurship.

Emeghara is a Nigerian-European based business mogul and serial entrepreneur into a wide range of businesses including logistics, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing and agro-farming.

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