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No children missing after gunmen raid Nigerian primary school - security commissioner

Mar 16 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria Gunmen on motorbikes stormed a primary school in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna and kidnapped three teachers but no children, a state official said on Monday after the fifth school abduction in three months.

Armed men attack another Nigerian school, as 39 students still missing

Mar 15 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria Armed men attempted to kidnap more students in Nigeria's Kaduna state overnight on Sunday, a state government official said, as 39 others from an earlier attack remain missing.

Beaten and cowering, kidnapped Nigerian students beg for help

Mar 14 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria A video of some of the students kidnapped from a college in northwest Nigeria emerged on Saturday, showing them cowering on a forest floor as armed captors hit them with sticks.

Number of missing Nigerian students raised to 39 after armed raid - Kaduna state

Mar 13 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria Nine more students than originally thought are missing after gunmen stormed a forestry college in northwest Nigeria earlier this week, a government official in Nigeria's Kaduna state said on Saturday.

Gunmen abduct 30 students in northwest Nigeria as payoffs 'boomerang'

Mar 12 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria Gunmen kidnapped around 30 students in an overnight raid on a forestry college in northwest Nigeria, an official said on Friday, the fourth mass school abduction since December in a country where violence is on the increase. | Video

Dozens of students abducted from forestry college in northwest Nigeria

Mar 12 2021

KADUNA, Nigeria Gunmen in northwest Nigeria kidnapped around 30 students overnight from a forestry college near a military academy, three students said on Friday, in the fourth mass school abduction since December.

Gunmen kill student, kidnap 42 in attack on Nigerian school

Feb 18 2021

BAUCHI/KADUNA, Nigeria Unidentified gunmen killed a student in an overnight attack on a boarding school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger on Wednesday and kidnapped 42 people including 27 students, the state governor said. | Video

Nigeria Kano state's rise in deaths not due to coronavirus -state government

Apr 26 2020

KANO, Nigeria, April 26 A sharp rise in deaths in the Nigerian city of Kano was caused by complications from other health conditions and not the new coronavirus, the state government said on Sunday, citing a preliminary assessment, after a local newspaper reported what it called "mysterious" recent deaths.

Nigeria's northern governors to close Islamic schools due to coronavirus risk

Apr 22 2020

KADUNA, Nigeria Nigeria's northern governors have agreed to close disputed Islamic schools which house millions of men and boys across the region due to concerns over the new coronavirus, the group said in a statement.

'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

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