Jos Killing: Akwa Ibom Evacuates 75 Indigene Students From UNIJOS

Jos Killing: Akwa Ibom Evacuates 75 Indigene Students From UNIJOS

Akwa Ibom State Government has evacuated no fewer than 75 indigenes of the State studying at the University of Jos back to the State, following recent killings and violence in Jos, Plateau State which resulted in the closedown of the school by the authority. The Special Assistant to the Governor on Student Affairs, Comrade Clifford Akwaowo who made this known in Uyo, when he led the leadership of NAAKISS, UNIJOS chapter who arrived at the State over the weekend on a Thank you visit the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Idongesit…

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Jos Killing: FCT Natives, NANS Evacuate 279 Students From Unijos

Jos Killing: FCT Natives, NANS Evacuate 279 Students From Unijos

The Abuja Original Youth the Empowerment Organisation (AOIYEO), in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has evacuated over 279 students, who are natives and residents of Abuja from troubled Jos. The President of AOIYEO, Isaac David, disclosed this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja. I David said that the evacuation of the students was necessary in order to prevent the death of indigenes and residents of Abuja in Jos. The youth leader revealed that all the buses sent to convey the students from their various…

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Plateau killings: Kaduna Evacuates 87 Students From UNIJOS

Plateau killings: Kaduna Evacuates 87 Students From UNIJOS

The Kaduna State Government announced the evacuation of its indigenes who are students of the University of Jos and other tertiary institutions in Plateau State. This followed the escalation of killings in Jos, Plateau State and the reimposition of curfew in some parts of the state. The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Malam Hassan Rilwan, who announced this, said that the evacuation was concluded last weekend. The development, he said, followed the state government’s directives that all students of Kaduna State trapped should be evacuated in view…

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Jos Killing: Gov. Ugwuanyi Evacuates 135 Enugu Students In UNIJOS

Jos Killing: Gov. Ugwuanyi Evacuates 135 Enugu Students In UNIJOS

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has safely evacuated 135 indigenes of the state who are students of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) from the school to their respective homes and destinations following the recent crisis that erupted in Jos, Plateau State capital. A statement by the Special Adviser to Gov. Ugwuanyi on Students Affairs, Hon. Chidi Ilogebe, disclosed that 37 evacuated students returned safely to Enugu yesterday, 28 were conveyed to Abuja to join their loved ones while others were taken to their various homes within…

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Plateau killings: Abia govt Evacuate Over 200 Students From Unijos

Plateau killings: Abia govt Evacuate Over 200 Students From Unijos

Following the killing of 22 Muslim travelers, and subsequent killing of students of the University of Jos, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Monday, ordered the evacuation of students of Abia origin back to the state. Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, ordered the evacuation of students of the state origin from the University of Jos (UNIJOS), following the ongoing crisis in Plateau State, which has claimed several lives The Abia governor evacuates students of Abia origin who are currently stranded as a result of the recent violence and subsequent…

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Jos Killings: Kwara Government Evacuates Stranded Students From Jos

Jos Killings: Kwara Government Evacuates Stranded Students From Jos

Kwara State government evacuated students of Kwara origin from Jos, Plateau State. The president of the National Association of Kwara State Students (NAKSS), Comrade Mufutau Shittu, made this known in a statement in Ilorin, the state capital. Shittu, who said the crisis in the Plateau State’s capital city persisted as of Saturday, hailed the quick intervention of Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. He commended AbdulRazaq for providing vehicles for the evacuation of Kwara indigenes schooling in Plateau State. The student, Maimuna, studying Quantity Surveying at the University of Jos, had…

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Jos killings: Ogun Evacuates 80 Stranded UNIJOS Students

Jos killings: Ogun Evacuates 80 Stranded UNIJOS Students

Ogun government has evacuated indigenes of the state who are students of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) over the threat of insecurity in Jos, Plateau State capital. The killing of over 22 travelers, including four students with many injured in Jos by suspected hoodlums forced the management of UNIJOS to suspend the ongoing second-semester examination for the 2019/2020 academic session. According to the Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor on Students’ Affairs, Azeez Adeyemi, the evacuation exercise began on Sunday morning.   Adeyemi told newsmen that Governor Dapo Abiodun provided…

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Jos Killing: Oyo Govt Evacuates 85 Students From Unijos

Jos Killing: Oyo Govt Evacuates 85 Students From Unijos

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde,  received 85 students of the University of Jos, who are indigenes of the State, evacuated from the troubled Plateau State. The Governor, who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon Segun Ogunwuyi, assured the students that the State Government would always do everything within its capacity to protect the lives and properties of its indigenes and residents. The Governor had, at the weekend, ordered the evacuation of the students of Oyo State origin, having deployed his Special Assistant, Students Affairs, to Jos, to lead…

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Jos Crisis: Gombe Evacuates Indigenes From Unijos

Jos Crisis: Gombe Evacuates Indigenes From Unijos

Following the recent killings of travelers by yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Jos, Plateau State, stranded Gombe State students studying at the University of Jos have been evacuated by the government. The students returned in four buses with security protection provided by the Gombe State Government. Speaking in a telephone interview with our correspondent, Commissioner for Higher Education, Meshack Audu, who didn’t provide the actual number of students brought back to the state, said the government was still profiling the evacuees. He revealed that this was a sequel to the directive of…

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Jos Crisis: Kogi Governor Evacuated Kogi Students From UNIJOS

Jos Crisis: Kogi Governor Evacuated Kogi Students From UNIJOS

Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello swiftly moved to evacuate students of Kogi origin from the University of Jos(UNIJOS) in the face of growing security concerns in the State.× Recent killings leading to the death of many in Plateau State surely raised concerns in Lugard House, Kogi’s seat of power. Bello was said to have given a marching order to his Chief of Staff, Abdulkareem Asuku, to ensure no single Kogi student was caught up in the ensuing violence rocking Plateau. The Chief of Staff was said to have immediately swung into…

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