Boko Haram militants have abducted some 2,000 people since early 2015, among them Saratu Zacharia and her four children. Saratu Zacharia managed to escape and has been searching for her children ever since.
Fourteen people have been killed and dozens hurt in multiple suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno. The city is the worst hit by Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been terrorizing parts of northeast Nigeria for years. The violence is pushing the region to the brink of a hunger crisis.
The individuals have received prison sentences, but the government has refused to divulge other details, such as the names of the accused or charges faced. The mass trials have drawn criticism for a lack of transparency.
A teenage suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible.
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