Secondary School Students Arrested With Firearms in Nasarawa

Two students of the Government Secondary School, Lafia, Nasarawa are now telling security operatives all they know after they were both caught in possession of illegal firearms.

Ripples Nigeria reports that the pair who are in police custody identified as Yusuf Ibrahim and Tasiu Yusuf were arrested by the school’s disciplinary committee and handed over to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for investigation.

However, Harunna and Abduo-Ruaf Nura, said to be the owners of the locker in which the firearms were discovered, are still at large as the police are said to be on their trail.

In an interview with Northern City News after the suspects were paraded in Lafia on Thursday, the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Muhammed Fari, explained that the suspects were arrested by the school authorities and brought to his office.

He said, “The school wrote to us about these pupils, and thank God, before they wrote to us, they had already set up a disciplinary panel, which apprehended the boys and brought them to my office.

“Items discovered from them include a locally-made pistol, bow and other weapons. The parents of the suspects were invited and investigation has since ended. The suspects will soon be arraigned before the court of law.”

According to him, the involvement of the students in cultism and armed robbery cannot be ruled out, noting that the important thing was the recovery of the weapons from the suspects.

About Falade Benjamine 2649 Articles
Ben is an editor and a professional graphic designer at Ogene247.com. He specializes in developing Information on Politics, Business, Entertainment Gossips and Sport. You can Contact him on olaben@ogene247.com


  1. Thank you, I’ve recently been looking for information approximately this topic for ages and yours is the greatest I’ve found out so far.
    However, what in regards to the conclusion? Are you sure in regards to the source?

  2. I’m really enjoying the theme/design of your blog. Do you
    ever run into any browser compatibility issues? A couple of
    my blog audience have complained about my site not operating correctly in Explorer but
    looks great in Chrome. Do you have any suggestions to help fix this issue?

  3. I seriously love your website.. Very nice colors & theme.
    Did you make this web site yourself? Please reply back as I’m planning to create my own personal website and want to learn where you got
    this from or what the theme is named. Thanks!

  4. Hello there! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and starting a new project in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You have done a outstanding job!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.