The crises in the North West and South West regions which began in November 2016 despite measures taken by government continue to record spillovers. From calls to boycott public activities to open threats to those who don’t respect ghost towns, extremists have moved their game to perpetrating arson, a disturbing trend. Markets, schools, public buildings as well as private properties have been set ablaze by hoodlums who continue playing a cat and mouse game with forces of law and order. Acts of violence on students have been largely condemned, with peace loving citizens expressing their hate for violence in all its forms. L’Action delves into the worrisome situation, painting the current state of affairs while calling for a return to reason. Read on.