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About 200 dead in attacks in northwest Nigeria, residents say

Reading Time: 2 minutes MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 8 (Reuters) – An estimated 200 people or more have been killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during deadly reprisal attacks by armed bandits following military airstrikes on their hideouts this week, residents said on Saturday. Residents gained access to the villages on Saturday after the military captured Read More…

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#EndSARS: UN reiterates call for ‘maximum restraint’ by security agents

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo, United Nations. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has reiterated the UN’s call for maximum restraint in security forces’ response to the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “The UN and I are following the protests in Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. “I join the UN Secretary-General in stressing the importance Read More…