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Kankara boys

9 Feb 2021
A Nigerian criminal gang leader behind the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren in northwest Katsina state in December has surrendered to authorities in an amnesty deal, officials said on Tuesday.
24 Dec 2020
On December 11, more than 300 schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina, were kidnapped by bandits though they were later released.
22 Dec 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says terrorists target schools for the abduction of vulnerable children to embarrass the government and inflict damage on the credibility of a nation.
22 Dec 2020
The Joint Action Committee of Northern Youths (JACOM) has called on government to secure release of Chibok and Dapchi girls in Boko Haram’s captivity the way they did for Kankara schoolboys in Katsina State who were recently abducted by bandits.
20 Dec 2020
Nigerian women in their hundreds, on Monday, thronged the streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, singing and jubilating in appreciation of President Muhammadu Buhari for the safe return of over 300 schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina State.
16 Dec 2020
Gunmen arrived late Friday at his school in Kankara, northwestern Nigeria, just as he and his classmates were about to go to bed.
16 Dec 2020
Boko Haram recruited three local gangs in northwest Nigeria to kidnap hundreds of schoolboys on its behalf, security and local sources said Wednesday.

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