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  • UPDATE 1-Nigerian police rescue 67 from "inhuman" conditions at Islamic "school" 14th October 2019
    MAIDUGUIRI, Nigeria, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to "inhuman and degrading treatments."
  • REFILE-Nigerian police rescue 67 from "inhuman" conditions at Islamic "school" 14th October 2019
    MAIDUGUIRI, Nigeria, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to "inhuman and degrading treatments."
  • W. Africa Crude-Freight throttles market as buyers hold back 14th October 2019
    LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Differentials for west African grades continued to be under pressure on Monday as freight rates continued to rise due to U.S. sanctions on subsidiaries of China's shipping firm COSCO. * Adding to the tightness were long queues of ships waiting to be fitted with scrubbers, units to remove sulphur from […]
  • FEATURE -Secret abortions spike in Nigeria with Boko Haram chaos 14th October 2019
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - K ellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager - who lost her family when Boko Haram militants attacked her village two years earlier - did not want to have the baby.