Eye on Africa

Gunmen kidnap dozens from school in central Nigeria

EYE ON AFRICA
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By: Georja Calvin-Smith Follow | Laura DI BIASIO
14 min

In tonight's edition: Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang have stormed a school in central Nigeria, killing a student and kidnapping dozens of other pupils. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security forces to coordinate a rescue operation. Also, the trial of the polarising hero of the hit film "Hotel Rwanda" begins in Kigali. Paul Rusesabagina is a fierce government critic and his family says he was abducted illegally. Finally, Libya celebrates a decade since the revolution that led to the ouster of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.