Agence France-Presse in Kano

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on New Year’s Eve, residents who fled the isolated settlement say.

Calls for the United States to help find and free hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are mounting after Boko Haram claimed the abduction and threatened to sell the girls as “slaves”.


Gunmen massacred at least 26 people in a student housing area of northeast Nigeria, calling victims out by name before shooting them or slitting their throats, officials said.

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