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    Nigerian forces step up efforts to rescue 39 abducted students

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:33am on March 14, 2021

    Nigerian security forces stepped up efforts on Saturday to rescue dozens of abducted college students, police and officials said, as the media ran videos they...

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    Nigeria gunmen raid college, dozens feared abducted

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 02:29am on March 13, 2021

    Nigerian gunmen raided a college in a northwestern state and at least 30 students are feared kidnapped, a senior government official said Friday, in the...

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    Gunmen kidnap 42 from school in central Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 04:12pm on February 17, 2021

    Gunmen believed to members of a criminal gang stormed a school in central Nigeria, killing one student and kidnapping dozens of other pupils, teachers and...

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    Eleven, including four soldiers, killed in Nigeria mine blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:54am on December 30, 2020

    Landmines planted by Boko Haram jihadists have killed 11 security personnel, including four soldiers in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Tuesday...

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    Boko Haram kills 11

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 04:54pm on December 25, 2020

    Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 11 people in a Christmas Eve assault on a village in Nigeria’s restive northeast, local sources said Friday. Security...

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    Dozens of children freed after new abduction in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:32pm on December 20, 2020

    Local vigilantes rescued dozens of schoolchildren abducted by bandits in the northern Nigerian state of Katsina after a gun battle, police said Sunday. Gunmen had...

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    At least eight people killed in attack on Nigeria emir’s convoy

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 09:52am on December 19, 2020

    Eight people, including three policemen, were killed Friday when a cattle rustling and kidnapping gang attacked the convoy of an influential Emir in northwest Nigeria’s...

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    Sharia police in Nigeria ban Black Friday promotion

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 06:29pm on November 27, 2020

    The Islamic police in northern Nigeria’s biggest city Kano have warned against using the Black Friday sales term, saying it hurts the sensibilities of Muslims....

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    15 children ‘in chains’ freed from Nigeria Qur’an school

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 12:46am on July 22, 2020

    Police have freed 15 children from an Islamic school in central Nigeria where they were kept in chains and tortured, police said Tuesday. The children,...

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    UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in Nigeria attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:48pm on July 05, 2020

    The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive...