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Nigerian village celebrates the return of kidnapped students

Kuriga, Nigeria Reuters The whole village of Kuriga ran towards the convoy of buses shouting “Our children are back!” and “Alhamdulillah,” meaning “Thank you, God”, to welcome home more than 100 students and staff who were abducted this month in Nigeria’s north-west. The army announced on Sunday it had rescued 137 hostages – 76 female […]

Joy as parents reunited with kidnapped Nigerian students

Nigeria Minna families reunited

Maiduguri, Nigeria Reuters Ninety children abducted from a school in Nigeria were reunited on Friday with their parents after being held captive for nearly three months, part of a wave of mass kidnappings by armed gangs that have spread fear across the north of the country.  “Today is the happiest and most joyful day for […]