Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state

FILE PHOTO - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari takes the oath of office during his inauguration for a second term in Abuja, Nigeria, May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement. Armed gangs have killed hundreds of people in northwest Nigeria this year and forced at least 20,000 to flee to neighbouring Niger, adding to security problems in a […]

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