How Nigeria’s kidnapping ‘industry’ trades on fear

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    Kidnap for ransom is on the rise in Nigeria with mass kidnappings from schools increasingly seen as lucrative endeavors by criminal gangs. CNN’s Stephanie Busari meets one teenage girl who was snatched from her school dorm and CNN’s Zain Asher speaks to Jonathan Rosenthal, Africa Editor at The Economist about how to address the mass abductions. #CNN #News

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