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Nigeria kidnap spike threatens to create lost generation of students

By Reuters
09 July 2021   |   6:29 pm
Yusuf Lado had not yet learned to read or write when his school closed for fear of attacks by armed gangs, which have been snatching students across northwest Nigeria in hopes of lucrative ransom payouts. The 7-year-old has now set aside his dream of becoming a doctor and is training to be a welder, despite his slight build.

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