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Today's Headlines: "Attack Was An Attempt To Kill Me" -Igboho, Jonathan Speaks On His Administration

Shehu Sani Speaks

A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani on Sunday, said protecting schools and constructing perimeter fence is cheaper than paying ransom.

Shehu Sani, who took to his official twitter handle to commend the release of the abducted Zamfara schoolgirls, urged Northern Governors to put in extra efforts to secure schools.

CNG Speaks

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) says the recent abduction of schoolchildren is a “grand design” to discourage the growth of the region through education.

The coalition stated this on Sunday, in reaction to the recent abduction of 317 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangede in Talata-Mafara local government area of Zamfara, earlier on Friday.

This is the third abduction of schoolchildren in the northern part of the country within the past three months.

In a statement on Sunday signed by Abdul-Azeez Suleman, CNG spokesperson, the coalition asked northern leaders to work towards addressing insecurity in the region.

"Attack Was An Attempt To Kill Me" -Igboho

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, has accused the security agencies of attempting to assassinate him.

Igboho made the accusation on Saturday while featuring on a radio programme, ‘City Talks with Reuben Abati’.

He condemned the Nigerian Army, Department of State Services, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence for attacking him and his supporters on Friday along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Jonathan Speaks On His Administration

Goodluck Jonathan has said to liberate people from mental slavery, education must be the top priority of every government.

He stated this weekend at Kaiama during a grand reception in honour of the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, by the people of his Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area.

“Education is key to development. If you read the history of Singapore, you will see that Lee Kuan Yew that transformed his country from Third World to First World focused on education" Jonathan said.

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