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News Recap: One Student confirmed dead in Bandits attack, Jack refused to delete Kanu's tweets

One student confirmed dead, one injured, and several kidnapped as armed bandits attack Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria

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Security services have informed the Kaduna State Government of an armed bandit attack late Thursday night on the main campus of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria.

The Bandits broke inside the campus's staff quarters, shooting sporadically, according to the briefing. Two students were injured by gunshots as a result of the altercation. (Inside Arewa News)


Jack refused to delete Nnamdi Kanu's Tweet - Lai Mohammed

Nnamdi Kanu || Google.

The refusal of Twitter to remove offensive tweets by separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu, as well as other transgressions, was cited by the Federal Government as reasons for blocking access to the popular microblogging app in Nigeria.

Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed || Google.

On Friday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, spoke on the state-owned network, NTA about previous violations by Twitter against the Nigerian Government.

Mr. Mohammed claimed that Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, have attempted to destabilize the country on multiple occasions. (People Gazette)


June 12: Stand against anything hindering democracy – Tinubu tells Nigerians

Bola Tinubu || Image Source - Daily Post.

Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Nigerians to stand up for democracy as the country commemorates Democracy Day on June 12, 2021.

In a congratulatory letter to the nation on Friday, Tinubu made the plea, saying that democratic good governance provides solutions to National challenges.

Despite the problems they face, he asked Nigerians to stand up for democracy. (Daily Post)


Nigerian Students' Leader on his own, can't suspend June 12 protest- Southwest Students

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Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (Zone D) have been encouraged to participate in a nationwide protest on June 12th.

In a statement received by SaharaReporters, Kowe Odunayo Amos, Coordinator of NANS (Zone D), chastised the association's President for canceling the planned event, describing it as "his viewpoint and not on behalf of the association."

Students and staff members of Kaduna Polytechnic were kidnapped, according to Odunayo, while Asefon was occupied defending the Government's position. (Sahara Reporters)

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