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Aminu Abubakar

Aminu Abubakar

    Nigerian soldiers demand break from Boko Haram
    Nigerian soldiers demand break from Boko Haram
    Kano — Disillusioned, exhausted Nigerian troops battling a surge in Boko Haram attacks have reached breaking point and...
    Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls
    Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls
    Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have so far returned 101 of the students to...
    Fit-again Nigerian president hits the campaign trail
    Fit-again Nigerian president hits the campaign trail
    After months of illness and treatment abroad Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari this week made his first trip to a key state, the latest sign...
    Hunting for Africa's Einstein with a science lab on wheels
    Hunting for Africa's Einstein with a science lab on wheels
    A dozen other students look on as Umar Amadu uses a glass pipette to draw a solution from a conical flask as part of a chemistry experiment.
    Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions
    Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions
    A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace...
    Major airlines give Kaduna airport a miss
    Major airlines give Kaduna airport a miss
    Nigeria’s capital has cut off by air since Wednesday because the Abuja airport will be closed for at least six weeks for repairs.
    Proposed Nigerian family laws can revolutionise polygamy
    Proposed Nigerian family laws can revolutionise polygamy
    As a traditional ruler, the Emir of Kano is expected to dispense sage advice in matters temporal and spiritual to his legions of followers in...
    Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
    Cash crunch affects match-making programme and mass weddings in Kano, Nigeria
    Low global oil prices have hurt Nigeria’s economy, taking it to the brink of recession. But the resulting cash crunch has also had a more...
    Young female suicide bombers kill 15 in Nigeria
    Young female suicide bombers kill 15 in Nigeria
    At least 15 people were killed on Wednesday when two female suicide bombers, one said to be aged around 11, blew themselves up at a busy mobile...
    Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
    Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
    Gunmen stormed Sunday services in four villages near Chibok in Borno state where Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls on April 14....
    World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls
    World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls
    World powers, including the United States and China, have joined in the search for the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists who...
    Nigerian schoolgirls: Boko Haram's 'slave' comment stokes outrage
    Nigerian schoolgirls: Boko Haram's 'slave' comment stokes outrage
    Calls for the United States to help find and free hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are mounting after Boko Haram claimed the abduction...