"The abducted students and staff have regained their freedom and have been received by the Niger state government," Governor Abubakar Sani Bello says.
Nigerian police and a local official said that a suspected criminal gang attacked the Government Girls Science Secondary School in Jangebe, a village in Zamfara state, kidnapping at least 300 schoolgirls.
Nigerian internal security commissioner says armed men stormed into several villages in Kaduna state, gunning down at least 18 locals, burning homes and stealing livestock.
Local militia and residents say Boko Haram militants killed 10 people and injured 21 others with mortar shells in the volatile city.
A gang last week took 53 people hostage, including nine children, from a state-owned bus in Niger’s Kundu village.
All seven personnel on board died after the plane crashed due to engine failure near Abuja airport, air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramole said.
Nigeria’s president said he has dispatched security chiefs to coordinate a rescue operation for the students taken by the unidentified gunmen in Niger state.
The Liberian-flagged Mozart ship had been en route from Nigeria's Lagos to Cape Town in South Africa when 15 Turkish crew members were kidnapped.
Police bundled over 17 protesters into a black truck at the tollgate who were trying to hold a rally over last year's deadly demonstrations against police brutality.
"Namaste Wahala", mainly shot in English, and had a production team of more than 60 people across India and Nigeria will debut on Valentine's Day on Netflix.
Istanbul-based shipping firm Boden’s director says 15 Turkish sailors who were kidnapped by pirates in Gulf of Guinea in January are now safe in Nigeria.
The latest attacks were in northwest Kaduna state, where 23 people were killed over 24 hours in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Chikun, Igabi and Kauru local government areas (LGAs), state internal security commissioner Samuel Aruwan said.
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