Nigeria to Probe Army's Student Shootings


The House of Representatives has approved an investigation into the killing of four students, allegedly by soldiers, during a protest against the lack of water in Nasarawa State.
Photo: Vanguard

Army members.

  • Nigeria:  Nasarawa Killings - How the Crisis Began

    Vanguard, 27 February 2013

    Following a protest embarked upon by students of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, on Monday, it has now been confirmed that at least four students were shot dead while four others ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keffi Students' Protest Update - Soldiers Evacuate Students From Apartments

    Daily Trust, 25 February 2013

    Following the closure of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi earlier today, soldiers have further moved to evacuate students occupying rented apartments around the school. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Move to Probe Killing of Four Nasarawa Varsity Students By Soldiers

    Vanguard, 26 February 2013

    MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Tuesday mandated the committees on Internal Security and Police Affairs to investigate the killing of four University of Nasarawa students ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nasarawa Varsity Shut As Soldiers Kill Two Students

    Leadership, 26 February 2013

    What started as a peaceful demonstration by students of the Nasarawa State University early yesterday morning turned violent when two of them were killed by soldiers from 177 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Keffi Students Shot Dead in Water Riot

    Daily Trust, 26 February 2013

    At least two students were shot dead while four others were wounded yesterday when soldiers and policemen fired shots to break riots over lack of water at the Nasarawa State ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Condemn Nasarawa State University Killings

    Daily Trust, 26 February 2013

    The House of Representatives has condemned the killing of some students by the Nigerian Army at the Nasarawa State University Keffi yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Arrest Over 30 Keffi Students

    Daily Trust, 26 February 2013

    The police have arrested over 30 students in connection with the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) students' demonstration which rocked the ancient town on Monday. read more »