At least 18 people were killed in Mazakuka village in Mashegu local government area of Niger state. Attackers, believed to be ethnic Fulani nomadic herders, were able to escape, officials say.
At least 11 people were killed in the attack in Igangan in Oyo state late on Saturday, police said.
Violence is increasing against a backdrop of poor governance and deteriorating socio-economic conditions in northern Nigeria, further exacerbating instability across the region.
Nigerian currency of N1,000, N500 and N200 denominations has Ajami – non-Arab language Arabic script – on them. Some argue this is not secular, while others say it is the only way a portion of the population can understand what is written.
Kannywood's fledgeling online streaming platform subscriber base of 40,000 has nearly doubled, while revenue has tripled, CEO and co-founder Jamil Abdussalam says.
Boko Haram contacted the journalist to correct the death toll in an attack they carried out. By failing to report the phone call to authorities, Ahmed Abba was slapped with anti-terrorism charges.
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