One out of the 17 abducted Greenfield University students has been released by their captors on Tuesday. The bandits' leader, Sani Idris Jalingo, popularly known as Baleri, had on Monday in an interview with Voice of America (VOA) Hausa confirmed that 17 students, including 15 females and two males, were remaining in their custody after killing five penultimate weeks. Baleri threatened the 17 students would be killed if N100 million and 10 Honda brand motorcycles, popularly known as Boko Haram, were not delivered to his gang as ransom by the end of Tuesday 4th May.
Ralph Uwazuruike, founder and leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has accused Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of being the mastermind behind a recent assassination attempt on his life at his country home. Mr. Uwazurike expressed the view in a five-minute video where he alleged that some unknown gunmen acting under the firm directives of Nnamdi Kanu attempted to assassinate him on Saturday night, however, his security personnel successfully repelled the attack.