Yusuf Adamu, was kidnapped by the group in Nigeria, and talks about his experience with TRT World.
West African leaders urge swift elections in Guinea days after special forces led by Doumbouya assaulted presidential palace and ousted president Alpha Conde.
French foreign and defence ministers strongly opposed the agreement between Mali’s junta and the Wagner group, a stepping stone for Russian mercenaries to enter the West African country.
Nine people killed, 23 others wounded in Yobe State in aerial strike carried out by Nigerian air force. In neighbouring Borno province, 16 government troops killed in militant ambush.
Germany warns Mali's military rulers a deal with the notorious Wagner group would "call into question" its deployment in the West African country as part of UN and EU missions.
No ransom was paid for the children, a spokesperson for Zamfara state governor said.
A total of 294 inmates were in custody at the time of the attack – 224 of them pre-trial detainees and 70 convicted, the prison service said.
Daesh and related groups are increasingly recruiting and targeting children in the region around Niger's borders with Mali and Burkina Faso.
Military overthrew President Alpha Conde's government over the weekend, drawing widespread condemnation.
The military urged Guinea's Justice Ministry to do what it can to release "political detainees" as soon as possible, reiterating a vow to hold talks to form a new government in the country.
The putschists have ordered soldiers from the former President Alpha Conde's guard to join their forces, barred government officials from leaving the country, and replaced regional governors.
The prices of aluminium hit a 10-year high right after the coup in Guinea, the world’s major supplier of bauxite which is used for the production of aluminium, amid concerns over the possible disruption of the supply.
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