The incidents have highlighted the continuing problem of insecurity in northern Nigeria.
“Some of us were killed,” one boy recounted in a video before their release. Some three hundred boys were abducted in the attack on a school in northern Nigeria
This video surfaced in 2019. We geolocated it to Banki in northern Nigeria, where the army is fighting Boko Haram. It shows a captive dragged from a car by men in military uniform. #Tabay is being used to restrain this man before he is dumped in a shallow grave and shot dead.
"This place is a hell." Rabiu was one of those rescued after police raided a private Islamic school in northern Nigeria and discovered dozens of young men and boys in shackles. He told his story to our Nigeria correspondent @MayeniJones .
Over 7 months ago, our colleagues Hauwa and Alice were abducted in northern Nigeria. We have been told in 24 hours they will be executed. We issue an urgent plea for their lives. To their abductors: Please show mercy. Let them go home to their families.
Hundreds of boys and young men have been rescued from a building in northern Nigeria where they had been beaten, starved, sexually assaulted and chained, police said.