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Is Nigeria’s youth corps worthwhile?

Nigerian graduates must all do one year of national service. It’s meant to foster unity, but it does soak up 90% of the national youth budget

Scores of girls ‘missing’ after new Boko Haram school attack

Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on Monday

Students killed in Nigeria bomb attack

Boko Haram militants are likely to be the prime suspects in the latest school attack in Nigeria, which left 23 students dead and 72 injured.

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