Tag: Ahmadu Bello University

Kidnappers are demanding N270m ransom for Ahmadu Bello University Students abducted

Armed men who kidnapped some Nigerian French Language students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday, have demanded a cumulative sum of N270 million as their ransom. One of the students among those in the bus but succeeded in escaping, Dickson Oko, told DailyTrust Newspaper that[Read More…]

17 students of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja expressway

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped about 17 students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria along Kaduna-Abuja expressway. Daily Nigeria reports that, the kidnapped victims are the 300Level students of the Department of French who were travelling to Lagos for their language immersion program at the Nigerian French Language Village, NFLV. The Abusites[Read More…]

Gunmen storm former ABU VC’s home, abduct his daughter

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers on Friday night, stormed the residence of a former Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Prof.. Abdullahi Mustapha, and  abducted four persons. The suspected kidnappers also shot and injured an ABU hunter, during their operation. Those kidnapped at the ex-VC’s house,[Read More…]

Olajide Omojarabi: When Campus Politics Mirrors A Divided Nation

  The two major entrances into the Samaru campus of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria have long, tiled paths. Flanked by these paths are trees and neatly trimmed flowers barricaded with lawns, dry carved woods hanging loosely from them with stern warning: No lawn crossing. This is to protect the[Read More…]