Nigeria Kidnappings, 317 Schoolgirls Taken in Midnight Raid

Nigeria is facing a massive kidnapping problem to which the police and military are failing to respond. There are no official statistics but in 2020 alone, approximately $20 million was paid out in ransom. Throughout Nigeria every week, hundreds of Nigerians, mostly students, are being kidnapped…

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Nigerian Hot Spots

North-eastern Nigeria is under a state of emergency as Boko Haram attempts to create an Islamist state there.┬áThe Boko Haram group - whose name means "Western education is forbidden" - wants to establish Islamic law in Nigeria. Drive-by motorbike assassinations of politicians and policemen became…

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