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Amid freed Nigeria schoolboys’ joyful reunions, fear lingers

Nigeria Usman Mohammad Rabiu and family

Kankara, NigeriaAP Nigeria’s freed schoolboys have reunited with their joyful parents after being held captive for nearly a week by gunmen allied with jihadist rebels in the country’s north-west.  Relieved parents hugged their sons tightly on Saturday in Kankara, where more than 340 boys were abducted from the Government Science Secondary School on the night […]

Freed Nigerian schoolboys return home, tell of beatings and hunger

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Katsina, NigeriaReuters Scores of schoolboys who were rescued from kidnappers in north-west Nigeria arrived back home on Friday, many of them barefoot and wrapped in blankets after their week-long ordeal. The boys, dressed in dusty clothes, looked dazed and weary but otherwise well as they got off buses in the city of Katsina. Rescued Nigerian […]