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How Bandits Tortured Us In Six Nights Of Horror – Freed Katsina Schoolboys Recount

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Following their launch on Thursday, among the 344 schoolboys kidnapped in Katsina State by suspected bandits who have been held for six days have recounted their experiences within the den of the abductors.

The pupils have been kidnapped final Friday from the Authorities Science Secondary College in Kankara. Boko Haram had on Tuesday claimed accountability for the kidnapping although some authorities officers had refuted the declare that the terrorist group was concerned within the mass abduction.

Following their launch, the pupils appeared soiled and drained after they arrived in Katsina on Friday morning the place they narrated their ordeals within the arms of the bandits.

They stated shortly after their abduction, the abductors divided them into teams and marched them right into a forest with thorny vegetation, the place they slept within the chilly.

The kidnapping raised considerations and anger about worsening insecurity and violence within the nation.

The pupils stated meals was rationed for them they usually got cooked cassava and potatoes each different day. In line with the victims, a few of them who couldn’t maintain tempo with the abductors and different victims within the bush have been flogged. Those that spoke with Saturday PUNCH nonetheless stated none of these of their teams died.

As an example, one of many pupils, Farouq Aminu, stated, “Proper now, I’m not feeling nicely and it’s due to the horrible expertise I had. The folks (bandits) compelled us to stroll all through. They flogged those that weren’t maintaining with others. We have been fed Donkali (potatoes) and cassava and we weren’t fed day by day. However a few of us have been capable of get some fruits that we additionally ate. I didn’t hear that anyone died amongst us. I thank God for bringing me again house. After we have been launched, we have been first taken to some areas in Zamfara State. We have been taken to Tsafe (in Zamfara) and ultimately delivered to Katsina.”

In line with one other pupil, Abubakar Sodiq, the bandits uncovered them to “each dehumanising situation.”

He stated, “Our ordeals started from after we have been kidnapped from our faculty. The bandits saved on capturing within the air to scare us they usually warned us towards making any try to flee.  They gave us meals after they felt like and gave us soiled water to drink. This made a few of us to fall sick however they have been capable of recuperate with out being attended to. As I’m speaking to you, I’m not feeling nicely. I wish to go house.”

A senior secondary faculty 1 pupil, who was additionally a sufferer, Yusuf Sulaiman, stated he wouldn’t prefer to return to the college.

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“I thank God for bringing us again house. The bandits took benefit of the weak safety in our faculty. I’ll advise my mother and father to assist me search switch to a different faculty. I didn’t see anybody who died however I can solely communicate for my group as they divided us into teams after they took us into the forest,” he stated.

One other sufferer, Abdulmajid Umar, who famous that the situation of the college uncovered them to the assault, stated, “The situation of our faculty made us susceptible. When the bandits got here, the policemen may do little or nothing as a result of the bandits have been many and likewise due to their weapons. I thank God that now we have been freed. I can’t be shocked if many people favor to go to a different faculty when colleges resume.”

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Oyo to associate Korea on high quality schooling service supply

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GOVERNOR ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has stated his administration stays dedicated to digitalising the tutorial system within the state with a view to bringing about qualitative schooling and enhancing instructing   and studying.

 The governor equally said that his administration is able to associate with Korea Worldwide Cooperation Company (KOICA) on high quality schooling service supply within the state. 

An announcement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor said this whereas receiving a   delegation of KOICA and the Common Primary Schooling Fee led by the KOICA Nation Director, Mr. Woochan Chang, on the Courtesy Room of the Governor’s Workplace, Secretariat, Ibadan.

The assertion added that the KOICA delegation was in Ibadan to examine on-going development works on a Sensible (Mannequin) Faculty Venture being constructed by UBEC in Sogunro Village, alongside Moniya-Oyo Highway, Akinyele Native Authorities Space.

Whereas welcoming the delegation, Governor Makinde defined that as a part of his administration’s willpower to enhance the usual of schooling within the state, his authorities had budgeted 21 to 22 per cent for schooling within the 2021 finances.

The governor stated: “We’ve 21 to 22 per cent for schooling in our finances and it’s unprecedented. I  personally take particular curiosity within the sensible college mission. I went to the mission web site and we’ll make sure that the standard meets worldwide requirements. I’m glad that you’re interventions in ICT as a result of e-governance is one thing we now have additionally been .  

“With the pandemic, the challenges for us to take data to our college students turned actually compounded. So, what we now have executed in Oyo State, even at this secretariat, is to maneuver in the direction of e-governance.  We’ve laid fiber-optic cables throughout. We’ve purchased computer systems and we’re within the means of making certain that our processes are moved in the direction of e-governance the place we’re not going to be carrying recordsdata far and wide.”

Earlier, the Nation Director of KOICA, Mr. Chang, stated that the company is partnering with UBEC on the availability of multimedia gear and services to the mannequin college.

He stated: “We’re right here on evaluation. We’ve met the governor, SUBEB chairman and different schooling officers within the state. We’re right here for an on-the-site go to to the varsity development space. We have to see how a lot the federal government and SUBEB are desperate to utilise the funding for the way forward for schooling within the state.

“We’re representing the South Korea Authorities. We’ve supported many nations on the planet. KOICA is supporting many nations in social and financial improvement. Principally, we promote digital efficiency and digital schooling in Nigeria. Then again, we now have an curiosity in selling ICT, digital schooling in Nigeria.”

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Controversial Prophet Onyeze Jesus Reportedly Arrested By Police

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A Nigerian prophet recognized for performing ritual for his purchasers to earn a living has been reportedly arrested by the police.

 

Onyebuchi Okocha, popularly often known as ‘Onyeze Jesus’ is the Founding father of Kids of Mild Anointing Ministries, Nkpor, Idemili North native authorities space of Anambra state.

 

He was reportedly arrested by operatives from Anambra Police Command, in accordance with a supply near the investigation.

 

In response to the supply who doesn’t want to be named as he’s not authorised to talk on the matter; “Onyeze Jesus is in police custody. He was arrested on Wednesday, 27th January 2021, and can seemingly be arraigned for varied offences on Thursday, 28th January, 2021”.

 

Recall that on Monday, 25th January 2021, Anambra state authorities via an announcement issued by Mr C. Don Adinuba, the Commissioner for Info and Public Enlightenement warned Onyeze Jesus towards his practices which the federal government termed ‘prison and indecent conduct within the identify of faith’.

 

Additionally, in a associated assertion, Anambra state Ministry of Well being had on Wednesday, 27th January, 2021 warned hospitals and mortuaries working within the state towards permitting ‘Onyeze Jesus’ entry to their amenities to hold out his broadly publicised declare, and deliberate ‘magic’ that he would increase 7 corpses from the lifeless on the 28th of January, 2021.

 

Many individuals have expressed dismay over a number of the movies that ‘Onyeze Jesus’ usually posts on social media together with parading folks bare in a river (indecent publicity), abuse of the Nigerian Naira foreign money, animal cruelty and his get-rich – fast guarantees to gullible members of the general public.

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Those that know the self styled Prophet say that he’s from Amafor village in Nkpor, is about 32 years of age, was as soon as a bus conductor, and by no means studied past Major Six.

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BBNaija’s Erica Baggage Multimillion Naira Endorsement Deal With Cellular Cellphone Model

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BBNaija actuality star, Erica Nlewedin has introduced a brand new endorsement deal she simply signed.

 

In keeping with studies, the actress bagged a multi-millionaire endorsement cope with a cell phone model, Companion Cellular Nigeria.

 

The 26-year-old actress took to her verified Instagram web page to announce her newest deal to her followers and followers.

 

She shared a photograph of herself holding one of many cell phone fashions and wrote,

 

“Say hello to the brand new @partnermobileng ambassador”

 

 

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