Parents and daughters reunited after more than two years. Terror group Boko Haram has freed 21 of the schoolgirls from Chibok kidnapped en masse in 2014. Around 200 remain in captivity, though.
The execution of the 24-year-old was filmed and sent to a Nigerian news platform. Hauwa Liman had been kidnapped from the refugee center where she was working with two other medical workers in Borno state last March.
Candidates for the upcoming presidential election in Nigeria are lining up. Former vice president Atiku Abubakar is the latest politician to announce that he is running for the office. It is his fifth attempt.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is well-known and liked in Nigeria, so expectations for her visit on Friday are unsurprisingly high. Observers are hoping for better trade relations — and a boost for women in politics.
The leaders of Europe and Africa's largest economies have met for talks in Abuja. Promoting economic measures to stem migration has been a priority during the German chancellor's trip to western African countries.
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