Villagers mourn after gunmen kill dozens in central Nigeria

Gunmen in central Nigeria’s Plateau state killed 37 people in a pre-dawn raid Tuesday, the military said, in the latest unrest to hit the area gripped by a decade-long sectarian conflict.

 

Lesbians, prostitutes the target of Nigeria’s Sharia vice squad

In Nigeria’s northern city if Kano, enforcers of Sharia law patrol the streets looking for evidence of un-Islamic behaviour — homosexuality, western haircuts, revealing clothing or even ‘romancing’.