Nigeria: Yoruba Separatist Leader Arrested in Benin

Nigeria: Yoruba Separatist Leader Arrested in Benin

COTONOU, 26 July 2021 – The leader of the Yoruba separatist movement in Nigeria, Sunday Igboho Adeyemo, has been return to Nigeria to face charges that include treason and terrorism. Igboho was arrested in neighboring Republic of Benin at the airport in the port city...
Nigeria: Police Arrest 12 People at Protest

Nigeria: Police Arrest 12 People at Protest

ABUJA, 26 July 2021 – At least a dozen people have been arrested for protesting Monday outside the High Court in Abuja, capital of Nigeria. The protesters gathered ahead of the planned appearance before the court of the pro-Biafra leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who faces a...
Nigeria: Five Arrested Over Homosexuality

Nigeria: Five Arrested Over Homosexuality

KANO, 16 July 2021 – Islamic police in the northern Nigerian town of Kano have arrested five men and accused them of breaking laws on homosexuality. A dozen northern Nigerian states which have Sharia Law on the books, including the state of Kaduna of which Kano...
Nigeria: Mazi Kanu Arrested and Arraigned

Nigeria: Mazi Kanu Arrested and Arraigned

ABUJA, 30 June 2021 – The leader of the campaign for a breakaway Republic of Biafra in Nigeria has been arrested, according to many concurrent news reports Tuesday. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was apparently arrested with the help of the global police organization, INTERPOL....
Nigeria: Private School Accepting Crypto

Nigeria: Private School Accepting Crypto

KANO, 28 June 2021 – A private school in the northern Nigerian city of Kano is accepting cryptocurrency as a means of payment of school fees, the BBC reports. Oxford Science Academy says it is turning to cryptocurrencies because of their acceptance around the world....
Nigeria: Gunmen Abduct Students

Nigeria: Gunmen Abduct Students

BIRNIN KEBBI, 18 June 2021 – Unidentified gunmen killed a police officer, injured one student, and abducted at least 80 other students from a mixed boarding school in Kebbi state, northwestern Nigeria. The abductees, who included five teachers, were still in...
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