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Boko Haram seized 300 children in 2nd 2014 school attack: Locals, HRW

Boko Haram seized hundreds of children from a remote town in northeast Nigeria in late 2014 but initial calls to report the kidnapping were ignored with locals fearful of the government`s response, residents told AFP on Wednesday.

Nigeria warned about fresh violence in oil-rich south

 Nigeria was on Tuesday warned that violence could resume in the oil-producing south, exacerbating pressure on already stretched resources by Boko Haram in the north,and reduced crude revenues.