Federal government re-introduces teaching of History in Primary and Secondary school

The federal government has finally re-introduced History as one of the subjects in the nation’s primary and secondary schools’ curriculum, explaining that its introduction as an independent subject and not a mere theme was necessitated by the clamour and concerns by several groups, including the Presidency, National Assembly and other critical stakeholders in the education sector.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu had urged delegates to the recent National Council of Education, NCE, to consider the disarticulation of social studies in the current curriculum and re-introduction of History as a subject, adding that leaders in the education sector committed “a mistake” by removing History.

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Kaduna Dep Gov’s LG, Kill One

About one week after describing the massive killings in Godogodo as unjustifiable, the deputy Governor of Kaduna state’s local government has been attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen, killing a young man.

The attack was reportedly carried out on a Sunday in Kaura Local Government area of Kaduna state where the deputy governor, Arch Barnabas Bala Bantex, hails from. 

Governor Shettima says Boko Haram killed 100,000 Nigerians

The Boko Haram has killed around 100,000 Nigerians in its six years of terror in northeast, so says Borno governor Kashim Shettima –

Shettima queried statistics by international agencies with revelation of shocking figures about Boko Haram devastation in Borno alone.

Southern Kaduna Attacks, Government Quiet and Noncommittal – SOKAPU

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has cried out that the entire region has been deserted, abandoned and totally neglected by the Federal and Kaduna State governments to be maimed, raped, brutalized and destroyed by its enemies.

According to them, they had been left in the hands of barbarians, who had wrecked maximum havoc, killed many, destroyed properties worth millions of naira as well as grazed on and destroyed their crops.

Emir condemns child marriage, many children; calls for relevant laws to enforce it

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido, has shared his opinion on child marriage, condemning and describing the act as unhealthy. The Emir categorically said he is against child marriage in the Muslim community, even as he urged relevant authorities to create a law that would punish those, who give birth and allowed their children to suffer.

Southern Kaduna Attacks, Government Quiet and Noncommittal – SOKAPU

Southern Kaduna attacks at Godogodo

 

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has cried out that the entire region has been deserted, abandoned and totally neglected by the Federal and Kaduna State governments to be maimed, raped, brutalized and destroyed by its enemies.

Ethnic Nationalities: Adamawa Under Siege

ADAMAWA STATE AND INCESSANT ATTACKS BY FULANI HERDSMEN: A CALL TO ACTION FOR ETHNIC NATIONALITIES!

Attention:

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Governor of Adamawa State

Inspector General of Police

Director General of State Security Services

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Federal House of Representatives

Adamawa State House of Assembly

All Church Leaders

All Muslim Leaders

Adamawa State Emirate Council

All Ethnic Nationalities

Dear Adamawa State Ethnic Nationalities,

The constitution of an Administrative Panel by the Adamawa State Government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the intermittent attacks on the Kadomon, Koh and Tambo communities of the State did not come to us as a surprise since it has almost become a routine and painful tradition for governments to venture in to such actions without coming with a result oriented outcome.

SAUDI – World No.1 Arabian Nation Dumps Islamic Calendar

Saudi, the origin of Islamic religion, containing Mecca – the Islam’s holiest site – has dumped Islamic calendar on Sunday for the western Gregorian calendar, bringing the oil-rich kingdom in line with many of its energy customers. But the real reason is the need to conserve funds, according Saudi Arabian sources.

Residents abandon villages, as suspected herdsmen kill 3, burn down houses in Kaduna state

Again, suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed three persons in Dogon Daji Village and some parts of Antang Village, along the Godogodo-Gidan-Waya, Jos Expressway in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. This was revealed to our Kaduna correspondent by eye witness villagers in the area, on Monday.

Huriwa To Buhari: How Dare You Release Boko Haram terrorist (Kabiru Sokoto) While Innocent Nnamdi Kanu Is Languishing In Prison? Deny It If It's A Lie

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians if he has freed Kabiru Sokoto, who is the only Boko Haram terrorist convicted for the killing of over 50 worshippers at the Mandalla Catholic Church near Abuja.

HURIWA recalled that only few months back, Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Federal High Court in Abuja had sentenced to life imprisonment Mallam Kabiru Abu baker Dikko (aka Kabiru Sokoto) and as at 2015, he was being held in Kuje prison following his conviction over his role in connection with the 2011 Christmas Day bombing of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Mandalla, Niger State.
The blast in respect of which he was given life conviction, claimed about 44 lives and wounded 75 others.

The National Coordinator of HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, in a statement yesterday, recalled specifically that prior to his sentencing, the terror mastermind, Sokoto, was accused of withholding information on the plan to bomb St. Theresa Church.

The non-governmental organisations (NGO) called to remembrance that Sokoto was also charged with failure to disclose the plan to law-enforcement officer as soon as practicable, an offence contrary to Section 7(1) and punishable under Section 33(1) of Terrorism and Prevention Act 2011.

Part of the statement read: “Sokoto was further accused of supporting act of terrorism by training 500 men and inciting them to commit terrorist act, contrary to Section 4(1)(a) and punishable under Section 33(1)(b) of Terrorism and Prevention Act 2011.

“The accused allegedly facilitated the commission of terrorist act to wit by planting and encouraging some boys (now at large) at Mabira, Sokoto in Sokoto State with the intention to bomb the police headquarters and some other government agencies in the state. "The alleged offence is contrary to Section 15(2) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004 and punishable under the same Act.”

However, HURIWA has affirmed that since the current President Buhari administration accepted to free some Boko Haram terrorists being detained in exchange for the elusive Chibok school girls allegedly kidnapped over two years ago, the social media platforms are replete with reports of the release of this notorious terror mastermind who is one of the very few already convicted.

The rights group said it would amount to dancing on the graves of the innocent souls slaughtered by these terrorists for the current government to enter into this sort of satanic arrangements to set free a man who plotted the bombing of a Catholic Church filled up with worshippers thereby resulting in the slaughter of scores of Nigerians including babies and the elderly.

HURIWA also lambasted the current federal government for failing to aggressively prosecute the terror suspects in detention but has decided to engage in subterranean deals with dreaded armed terrorists for whatever considerations which are however unconstitutional, illegal and undemocratic.

The rights group also asked the president to address Nigerians and clear the impression that his government has decidedly released a hardened terrorist convicted for his crimes against humanity even when political prisoners like Mr. Nnamdi Kanu is languishing in prison.

Source: Thisday Live

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