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Joy as parents reunited with kidnapped Nigerian students

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Ninety children abducted from a school in Nigeria were reunited on Friday with their parents after being held captive for nearly three months, part...

Gunmen release abducted Islamic students in north-central Nigeria – parents

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Gunmen have released students abducted three months ago from an Islamic school in north-central Nigerian state of Niger, two parents told Reuters on Thursday. Around...

Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia

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Nigeria and Russia have signed a military cooperation deal providing a legal framework for the supply of equipment and the training of troops, the...

Gunmen kill 36 villagers in Nigeria’s divided Plateau state

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Attackers shot dead at least 36 people and destroyed buildings in a night raid on a village near the central Nigerian city of Jos,...

Gunmen kill two, abduct one in raid on Nigerian army training...

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Gunmen killed two Nigerian military personnel and abducted another in an attack on an army training college in the northern state of Kaduna on...

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

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After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam’s 11 children in northwestern Nigeria, he sold his car and a parcel of land and cleaned...

Six out of 136 abducted Islamic students die in north-central Nigeria

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Six of the 136 students kidnapped from an Islamic school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger have died of illness, the school principal...

Gunmen kidnap more than 75 people in northwest Nigeria

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Armed gunmen kidnapped at least 75 people from a village in northwest Nigeria, residents said on Saturday, the latest in a slew of abductions...

Bandits in northwest Nigeria release 15 students after parents raise ransom

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Bandits have released 15 more students kidnapped last month from a Baptist school in northwest Nigeria, officials told Reuters on Sunday. School administrator Reverend John...

Nigeria expects to lift Twitter ban by end of year, minister...

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Nigeria expects to lift its ban on Twitter before the end of the year, Information Minister Lai Mohammed told Reuters on Thursday, adding that...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...