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Gunmen kidnapped 136 children on Sunday...

Gunmen kidnapped 136 children on Sunday...

Africa

Thu, Jun 3 2021

More than 700 children and students have already been kidnapped by gunmen for ransom since December

Nigerian Army chief dies in Air Force...

Nigerian Army chief dies in Air Force...

Africa

Sat, May 22 2021

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes the crash as a ‘mortal blow’

Jihadists kill 31 soldiers in...

Jihadists kill 31 soldiers in...

Africa

Mon, Apr 26 2021

The convoy was transporting weapons to Maiduguri when it came under attack

Over 1,800 prisoners escape after Nigeria...

Over 1,800 prisoners escape after Nigeria...

Africa

Tue, Apr 6 2021

No group claimed responsibility for the assault

Nigeria's Burna Boy says Grammy win...

Nigeria's Burna Boy says Grammy win...

Showtime

Wed, Mar 24 2021

The artist, whose real name is Damini Ogulu, said his award was part of a “domino effect”...

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

World

Tue, Mar 23 2021

The three areas were among 20 ‘hunger hotspots’ identified by the WFP and FAO

Gunmen kidnap primary school pupils...

Gunmen kidnap primary school pupils...

Africa

Mon, Mar 15 2021

Armed men attempted to kidnap more students in Kaduna state overnight on Sunday, as 39 others from an...

19 troops killed in Nigeria jihadist...

19 troops killed in Nigeria jihadist...

Africa

Sun, Mar 14 2021

The attack was the latest in a jihadist conflict which has killed 36,000 people in Nigeria since it began...

Beaten and cowering, kidnapped Nigerian...

Kidnapped Nigerian students beg for...

Africa

Sun, Mar 14 2021

39 students are missing after gunmen stormed the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in Kaduna...

279 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls...

279 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls...

Africa

Tue, Mar 2 2021

On Saturday, gunmen released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school on February 17

Kidnappers release Nigerian schoolboys...

Kidnappers release Nigerian...

Africa

Sat, Feb 27 2021

The release of the schoolboys comes just a day after the raid on a school in Zamfara state where gunmen...

Gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in Nigeria...

Gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in...

Africa

Fri, Feb 26 2021

A surge in armed militancy has led to a breakdown of security in the north of Africa's most populous...

Kidnappers in Nigeria free 53 seized...

Kidnappers in Nigeria free 53 seized...

Africa

Mon, Feb 22 2021

In a separate incident, 42 people including 27 schoolboys were abducted from a school last week, and...

Gunmen kidnap dozens from school in...

Gunmen kidnap dozens from school in...

Africa

Wed, Feb 17 2021

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday condemned the abduction and ordered a rescue...

Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala makes history...

Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala makes history...

World

Tue, Feb 16 2021

The endorsement of the Biden administration cleared the last obstacle to her appointment and she is due...

Pirates kill sailor, kidnap 15 off...

Pirates kill sailor, kidnap 15 off...

World

Sun, Jan 24 2021

Turkish news channel NTV spoke to a sailor still on board who said several crew members were

Freed Nigerian schoolboys return home,...

Freed Nigerian schoolboys tell of...

World

Fri, Dec 18 2020

‘They only gave us food once a day and water twice a day’

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolboys released...

Abducted Nigerian schoolboys...

Africa

Fri, Dec 18 2020

The mass assault last Friday by armed men on a rural school in Kankara was initially blamed on criminal...

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds...

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of Nigerian...

Africa

Tue, Dec 15 2020

At least 333 students are still missing since the attack late on Friday in Katsina state

333 students missing after gunmen attacked...

333 students missing after gunmen attacked...

World

Mon, Dec 14 2020

Aminu Masari, the state governor updated the information when he received a delegation led by the National...

Bangladesh a ‘land of opportunity’ for...

Bangladesh a ‘land of opportunity’ for...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 28 2020

Fraudsters from the African nation have been working together with their Bangladeshi counterparts to...