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Aminu Abubakar

Aminu Abubakar

    Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
    Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
    'The matchmaking programme began in 2012 to help divorcées remarry in Kano state, which has the highest divorce rate in Nigeria.'
    Young female suicide bombers kill 15 in Nigeria
    Young female suicide bombers kill 15 in Nigeria
    Girl aged just 11 one of two bombers linked to terror group Boko Haram. Suicide bombings have killed 49 people in less than 24 hours.
    Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
    Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
    An attack on churches in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram killed more than 50 people ahead of Nigeria's last-16 World Cup match against France.
    World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls
    World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls
    The US, Britain and France are sending specialist teams to search for the missing schoolgirls, while China has pledged to provide satellite info.
    Nigerian schoolgirls: Boko Haram's 'slave' comment stokes outrage
    Nigerian schoolgirls: Boko Haram's 'slave' comment stokes outrage
    Following Boko Haram's announcement that it's holding kidnapped schoolgirls as "slaves", international pressure has mounted to find and free them.
    School massacre by insurgents haunts Nigerian village
    School massacre by insurgents haunts Nigerian village
    Boko Haram insurgents have killed 41 pupils in an attack on a school in Nigeria's Yobe state.
    Suspected Boko Haram members kill 56 in Nigeria
    Suspected Boko Haram members kill 56 in Nigeria
    Suspected Islamist extremists have stormed a mosque and shot dead 44 worshippers and 12 others in a nearby village in Nigeria, say officials.
    Nigeria imposes 24-hour curfew as offensive presses on
    Nigeria imposes 24-hour curfew as offensive presses on
    Nigeria's military has enforced a round-the-clock curfew in parts of the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, the home base of Boko Haram.
    Firm evacuates staff from Nigeria after 7 kidnapped
    Firm evacuates staff from Nigeria after 7 kidnapped
    A construction company has evacuated its staff from a Nigeria site after gunmen blasted into the facility and kidnapped seven foreigners.
    Gunmen attack Nigerian government buildings
    Gunmen attack Nigerian government buildings
    Islamist group Boko Haram have been accused of being suspects in the latest attacks on government buildings in the north of Nigeria.
    Nigeria pressured to end Boko Haram violence
    Nigeria pressured to end Boko Haram violence
    Boko Haram has killed hundreds in attacks that authorities have been unable to stop, prompting calls for talks to bring an end to the bloodshed.