MAIDUGURI, Feb 27: Gunmen on Saturday released 42 people, including 27 students, who were kidnapped from a boarding school last week in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger, its governor said.

LAGOS, Feb 27: Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 11: Paroha Municipality of Rautahat has started a campaign to gift bicycles to girls studying in various community schools.