Hundreds more freed from torture in third Nigerian ‘school’ raid in a month

Katsina - Police freed about 500 men and boys from an Islamic school in northern Nigeria on Wednesday where some had been chained to walls, molested and beaten, police sources said. The raid in Katsina was the third such operation in less than a month, bringing the total of captives freed from abus


Nigerian president offers record $34bn budget for 2020

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record 10.33 trillion-naira ($33.8bn) budget for 2020 to lawmakers on Tuesday as he aims to spur growth in Africa's largest economy at the start of his second term in office. The plan for Africa's top oil exporter assumes crude production of 2.18 mill


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