Northwest and central Nigeria have for years struggled with violence between mainly Muslim nomadic herders and Christian farmers over control of resources, water and land.
The raid on the school in the northeastern town one night in April 2014 sparked an international outcry and a viral campaign on social media with the hashtag #bringbackourgirls.
Heavily armed bandits have recently stepped up attacks on schools, kidnapping students for ransom, prompting a military response.
The loss of livelihoods from over a decade of violence and the Covid-19 pandemic could trigger food insecurity in the area, says the UN.
Ibrahim Zakzaky, founder of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, his wife Zeenah Ibrahim, acquitted of all eight criminal charges, says their lawyer.
Poor management and lack of accountability in the country's Olympic committee has compelled many shining stars of Nigeria to switch sides and compete for other nations.
In all, thirty-four of the 121 kidnapped children are now free since five others had escaped earlier and another was released on health grounds, according to a school official.
The Reserve Bank of India is considering a phased plan to implement a digital rupee, and the Central Bank of Nigeria aims to launch a digital naira pilot in October.
The arrest of Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu comes amid growing tensions around regional divisions within Nigeria, and armed separatism in the southeast.
Four out of every 10 Nigerians are actively engaging in sports betting, pushing tens of thousands of young men into psychological depression and poverty.
As Greeks celebrate MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in unison with Milwaukee Bucks fans after he secured an NBA title victory, many are not aware of the star's Nigerian roots.
Zamfara police say armed gangs released 100 Manawa village residents, including children, after 42 days following negotiations.
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