Friday, October 22, 2021

Nigeria

Nigerian general says leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead

The conflict between the insurgents and Nigeria's armed forces, which has also spread to neighbouring Chad and Cameroon, has left about 300,000 dead and millions dependent on aid.

Kumpulan penculik Nigeria bebas 10 lagi tahanan selepas dapat wang tebusan

Kumpulan penculik itu menyerbu Sekolah Tinggi Bethel Baptist pada 5 Julai lalu di kawasan pinggiran bandar Kaduna, 121 pelajar ditawan dalam serbuan tersebut.

Nigerian gunmen release 10 kidnapped students after ransom payment

Assailants had stormed Bethel Baptist High School on July 5 on the outskirts of Kaduna city, abducting 121 students who were sleeping in their dorms.

Five out of 73 abducted Nigerian students rescued

Gunmen stormed a secondary school on Wednesday in the latest mass abductions targeting schools and colleges.

Nigeria gunmen kidnap 73 students from high school in northwest

Police rescue teams are working with the military to try to release the students.

Kidnapped schoolgirl comes home after 7 years with husband and two kids

Mass kidnappings remain a problem in northern Nigeria, with hundreds of pupils snatched this year alone.

Nigerian bandits demand ransom to release 80 more kidnapped schoolchildren

The children are part of a larger group snatched at gunpoint last month.

Kidnapped women and children freed in Nigeria

Kidnapping for ransom is increasingly common in the region but authorities say no ransom was paid in this case.

Gunmen kill cop, kidnap female students and teachers from Nigerian school

Kidnapping school students for ransom has turned into something of a growth business in Nigeria.

Boko Haram leader ‘kills self’ in fight with rival jihadists

Boko Haram has not yet officially commented on the death of their leader while the Nigerian army says it is investigating the claim.

Gunmen kidnap Islamic schoolchildren in Nigeria

Abductions of students carried out for ransom are increasingly common in the region.

Scores feared drowned after Nigerian river boat sinks

The boat was overloaded and broke in half as it was returning from a gold dig.

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