Nigerian Schoolboys Freed as Search for Abducted Girls Continues

The abductions have come amid a surge in kidnappings for ransom across northern Nigeria, wherever armed militancy has led to a worsening breakdown of stability. Hundreds of faculties across a wide swath of Africa’s most populous place have been closed in the latest times, even though surveillance aircraft and stability forces have been dispatched to hunt for the lacking.

The forty two hostages freed on Saturday were being taken from a school in the Kagara district of Niger condition, which borders the money Abuja, and marched into the sprawling Rugu forest on Feb. 17, when gunmen confused the school stability, killing one particular university student.

“The Abducted Learners, Workers and Family members of Governing administration Science College Kagara have regained their freedom and have been acquired by the Niger Point out Governing administration,” Abubakar Sani Bello, the governor of Niger condition, reported on

Twitter.

He gave no specifics about

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