Children enrolled in Almajiri seminaries barely see their parents, but the pandemic has changed that, triggering a debate in Nigeria.
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.
WHO declaration leaves Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan the only countries thought to still have the wild poliovirus, with vaccination efforts against the disease complicated by insecurity and attacks on health workers.
A splinter group of Boko Haram stormed Kukawa, taking hostage hundreds of residents whose fate remains unknown even after the army says it's retaken control.
They have seized those who had returned to the town in a government operation on August 2 after spending nearly two years in displacement camps.
The video caught the eye of the elite American Ballet Theatre, which gave him a scholarship and arranged internet access for virtual training this summer.
An official said explosives that were fired from outside the city "landed on separate sites."
Armed assailants raid Gora Gan village in northern Kaduna state, killing at least 11 people and forcing hundreds to flee, in latest violence in restive area.
The attack took place in Kukum-Daji village in Nigeria's Kaura distric, targeting a wedding party at one of the community houses.
The gang opened fire on the soldiers who were on foot in a forested part of the Jibia district in Katsina state, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The new initiative was announced as military operations have failed to end the killings and local officials have tried repeated negotiations to broker peace in the restive northwestern Nigeria.
Progress in these 17 nations might have doubled or even tripled were it not for Western interference and corrupt partners on the ground.
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