Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked a branch of Living Faith Church Worldwide at Osara community, along Lokoja-Okene road in Adavi Local Government Council of Kogi State. DAILY POST gathered that the kidnappers, who invaded the church premises when some of its members were rehearsing during the weekend, abducted at least three members.
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(Photos Credit: Google) Three University Of Jos Students Feared Killed In Plateau Attacks At least three students of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) have been feared killed and many missing following the escalation of Saturday attacks on commuters at Rukuba road in Jos, Plateau state.
The University of Jos (UNIJOS), Jos, Plateau State, has called for the vacation of students from the hostels following the suspension of the ongoing second-semester examination for the 2019/2020 session. The statement which was relayed to the student was acute because of insecurity signed by the Registrar, Monday Danjem.
The Akwa Ibom State Government said it has evacuated 75 students who are Akwa Ibom indigenes, schooling in the University of Jos (UNIJOS). Comrade Clifford Akwaowo, Special Assistant to Student Affairs, disclosed this statement. According to the statement, “Comrade Clifford commended Governor Emmanuel for facilitating and monitoring the safe return of the students, describing him as a good father full of love and care, deserving of accolades, adding that his swift response to the situation forstalled possible attacks and bloodlettings".
The final year students of the University of Jos might undergo another delay in ending the semester if ASUU commences strike. The National President of ASUU, Comrade Victor Osedeke declared that the FG has refused to amend issues noted in the Memorandum of Action of December 23, 2020.
(Photos Credit: Google) Alleged sale of vessels: IGP orders clampdown on suspects Detectives at Force Headquarters, Abuja are on the trail of a gang of criminals that specializes in vandalizing and selling off vessels allegedly in connivance with government officials. (Photos Credit: Vanguard)
The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has set resumption date after suspending academic activities due to insecurity. The University Management submitted a report to make security personnel present in and around the institution and also the resumption date proposal to the senate. This was at the 7th meeting for the 2019/2020 Academic session.
Jos Crises: Would Business Owners Around UNIJOS Be Allowed To Keep Weapons For Students' Protection?
It's been almost a month now, since the crises, and chaos started in Plateau state. It all began after the killing of Muslim travelers that passing through the state. In reaction to this, some bandit groups attacked several areas and, wasted lots of lives and properties.
(Photo Credit: Daily Post) Aside from Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, bandits have been responsible for most of the insecurity challenges in Nigeria. They continue to plan attacks on different communities in the country. It has been difficult for the Nigerian Army to combat these terrorists because they are not located in a particular region but rather scattered in different forests across the Northern region in the country.
News report from the Daily Trust online newspaper today August 21, 2021 had it that that University of Jos has suspended academic activities. Management of the institution has subsequently closed all hostels and directed students to return home. It is however important to take serious security measures to protect the students from attack as they return to their various homes.
Plateau State has been engulfed in crisis after the killing of twenty-two Muslims who were coming back from a religious program in Bauchi State. To curb the crisis, the State Governor immediately declared a 24 hours curfew in some parts of the State. During the curfew, there was no recorded report of any crisis in the State which shows the curfew was effective at curtailing the crisis.
Good News For UNIJOS Students As Simon Lalong Assures Persistent Security & Others Within The School
According to reports from "PUNCH" the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, received, Prof. Jega, the Pro-chancellor of UNIJOS at the State's Government House today. During the visit, Prof. Jega hinted that the university is lacking so many things. He, however, noted that the students need improved security to flourish in their academic activities, adding that the school needs persistent support and developments to secure unity, stability among others within the school premises.
Following the ongoing crisis in Jos, Plateau State, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has tasked the federal government to secure the school against the killing of its staff and students in UNIJOS. In a statement released by the union on Sunday, it decried the breach of security in Jos and other parts of the state leading to the murdering of some students.
On Tuesday, bandits invaded a village in Jos, they killed more than five persons and seized four others, according to the national president of the Irigwe Development Association, Ezekiel Bini. The attack occurred around Chando-Zrrechi (Tafi-Gana) village in the Bassa local government area of the state.
Photo credit to daily post The Student Union of the University of Jos has cried out to the government, after the death of another student, killed by suspected hoodlums was confirmed. It was reported on Thursday 19th August 2021, that a 100 level student was allegedly dragged out of a tricycle, and was stabbed to death.
Following a security breach in Jos and other parts of Plateau state leading to the killing of some students, The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the Federal Government to secure the University of Jos against attacks and killing of its staff and students before the next reopening of the school.
On August 15th governor Lalong of Plateau state gave a twenty-four hours curfew in the area of Bassa, Jos South and Jos north. These are the areas affected by security threats and tension. He gave this command following the killing that happened in the area. Some Muslims were returning from prayer when they were attacked and killed.
Plateau State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew on Jos North Local Government Area, management of the University of Jos, following the security breach that occurred recently. This led to the suspension of the second semester examinations. The Vice Counselor of UNIJOS said "All examinations earlier scheduled for between Monday 16th and Saturday 21st, August 2021 have been suspended until further notice".
Following a break down of peace in some part of Jos, Plateau State after the killing of over 20 people and forcing the government to impose a 24-hours curfew on Jos North LGA, authorities of the university of Jos have suspended ongoing second semester examination till further notice.
The University of Jos (UNIJOS), Jos, Plateau State has released a press statement on insecurity. The University which commenced her second-semester exams a few weeks ago has suspended the ongoing examination as a result of a security breach. Over 20 persons were said to have been killed by unknown gunmen who attacked a vehicle conveying the passengers during the week.