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World’s most dangerous place to go to school: More than 1,000 students abducted in Nigeria this year

An estimated 70 students along with teachers were abducted in Kebbi state, Nigeria from the Federal Government College on Thursday, June 17. Eyewitnesses say roughly 100 gunmen stormed the school, shooting, killing one security officer, and injuring students.

Demonstrators carry symbolic coffin of President Buhari as protests explode in Nigeria over Twitter ban, corruption, bad governance, human rights abuses, hunger and economic...

Demonstrators on Saturday carried a symbolic coffin of President Muhammadu Buhari as protests exploded in Nigeria over Twitter ban, corruption, bad governance, human rights abuses, hunger and economic hardship across Africa's most populous nation.

United States suggests Buhari may be turning Nigeria into a dictatorship, issues strongest condemnation of Twitter’s suspension: It ‘has no place in a democracy’

"The United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter. The United States is likewise concerned that the Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission ordered all television and radio broadcasters to cease using Twitter," State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement on Thursday.

Rise and fall of Boko Haram in post pandemic world

Last month, reports claimed Abubakar Shekau may have died while conducting a suicide bombing raid against rival militant group, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

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Human Rights Watch concludes Abiy Ahmed’s soldiers bombed civilians to death, schools, hospitals and markets in Tigray region

Ethiopian federal forces carried out apparently indiscriminate shelling of urban...

Human Rights Watch calls on Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winning dictator Abiy Ahmed to restore internet and phone services in Oromia

The Ethiopian government should immediately lift the shutdown of internet and...

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