17 Nigerian students rescued from Boko Haram, two dead: Official

At least 17 students kidnapped by the Boko Haram armed group from a school in northwestern Nigeria were rescued on Tuesday, said an official, adding that two students died in the operation, according to the Anadolu Agency. Katsina state’s Governor Aminu Masari told a local radio station he had ordered an operation to be carried... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Student Hears Captors Ask, ‘Should We Release or Kill Them?’

Marching at gunpoint in a forest in Nigeria’s northern Katsina state, Usama Aminu Mali wondered whether he and hundreds of other abducted schoolmates would survive. The 18-year-old said he overheard one of his captors ask in a phone call, “Sir, should we release or kill them?” The order came through: Keep walking. Relieved, Usama kept... Continue Reading →

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