Nigeria

‘Daughters of glum males’: Heartbreak in Nigeria

‘Daughters of glum males’: Heartbreak in Nigeria

Image caption Ten days ago, Fatima was with her best friend in Dapchi, but now she doesn’t know where she is It’s 10 days since 110 students were kidnapped from a girls’ secondary school in Dapchi by Islamist militants from Boko Haram. The BBC’s Nigeria reporter Stephanie Hegarty went to the northern town to visit…

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Deadly bomb blasts in north-east Nigeria

Deadly bomb blasts in north-east Nigeria

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some…

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