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'Used and dehumanized': Dozens of boys found chained in Nigeria

Sep 27 2019

KADUNA, Nigeria More than 300 boys and men, some as young as five and many in chains and bearing scars from beatings, have been rescued in a raid on a building that purported to be an Islamic school in northern Nigeria, police said on Friday. | Video

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad

Aug 05 2019

KADUNA, Nigeria A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month. | Video

Nigerian court adjourns bail hearing for leader of banned Shi'ite group

Jul 29 2019

KADUNA, Nigeria A Nigerian court on Monday adjourned a bail hearing for the leader of a banned Shi'ite Muslim group, which says at least 20 of its followers died in clashes with police last week while holding protests to demand his release.

British woman killed, three other people kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Apr 21 2019

KADUNA Kidnappers in Nigeria killed a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others in the northern city of Kaduna, local police and the British High Commission said on Sunday.

Nigerian Shi'ite leader denied bail after supporters killed during protest

Nov 07 2018

KADUNA, Nigeria The leader of Nigeria's minority Shi'ite Muslims was denied bail on Wednesday, days after the group said more than 40 of its members had been killed by security forces shooting at protesters calling for his release.

Nigerian Shi'ite leader denied bail after supporters killed during protest

Nov 07 2018

KADUNA, Nigeria The leader of Nigeria's minority Shi'ite Muslims was denied bail on Wednesday, days after the group said more than 40 of its members had been killed by security forces shooting at protesters calling for his release.

Nigerian Shi'ite group says 42 killed when security forces fired upon protests

Nov 01 2018

KADUNA/MARARABA, Nigeria The movement of a jailed Nigerian Shi'ite cleric whose followers have repeatedly been targeted by the authorities said on Wednesday security forces had killed 42 of its members during two days of violent crackdowns on protests in the capital Abuja. | Video

Nigeria deploys special security force after 55 killed in Kaduna state

Oct 21 2018

KADUNA, Nigeria Nigeria has deployed a special police force to restore calm in the northern state of Kaduna following communal violence that killed 55 people in the last few days, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday.

At least 100 people kidnapped along road in northern Nigeria

May 15 2018

KADUNA, Nigeria At least 100 people have been kidnapped along a road in northern Nigeria in the past few days, officials, witnesses and relatives of the abducted told Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring the insecurity still afflicting parts of the country.

Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria: police

Jan 20 2018

KADUNA, Nigeria Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday, as it emerged that five oil workers had been abducted in the southern Niger Delta region.

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