Students and staff released from kidnap in Nigeria

About This Source - CGTN

This story is an English language news item from CGTN. CGTN is a Chinese state-funded broadcaster.

Recent from CGTN:

  • FAST Telescope in 60 seconds
  • BizBeat Ep. 104: China-Europe tie up to push U.S. to tackle climate change issue
  • Tech It Out: What’s under the hood of a quantum computer?
  • CGTN published this video item, entitled “Students and staff released from kidnap in Nigeria” – below is their description.

    For more:

    https://www.cgtn.com/video

    Officials confirm 41 students and staff all together have been released from captivity in a mass kidnapping case in the state of Niger. The incident happened about 11 days ago. After the release, the students and staff are about to meet the governors.

    CGTN YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Niger

    Niger or the Niger, officially the Republic of the Niger, is a landlocked country in West Africa named after the Niger River. Over 80% of its land area lies in the Sahara Desert. The country’s predominantly Muslim population of about 22 million live mostly in clusters in the far south and west of the country. The capital and largest city is Niamey, located in Niger’s southwest corner.

    2 Recent Items: Niger

  • Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire
  • Niger school fire: PM promises to punish perpetrators if deadly blaze set deliberately
  • In This Story: Nigeria

    Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.

    2 Recent Items: Nigeria

  • State Of The Global Climate In 2020, Tanzania & other topics – Daily Briefing (16 April 2021)
  • Up to 65,000 people on run in northeast Nigeria after attack, says U.N.
  • Leave a Comment