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Nigeria: attacks force Sunday worship to stop

In central and north western Nigeria, kidnappings, ransom demands and attacks on villages have increased, it has been reported.

Chris Sugden

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Families are forced to pay a ransom to kidnappers, encouraged by the police and security forces who say they cannot free any persons abducted. Some analysts say the kidnapping ring has now become a big franchise involving shadowy politicians and security forces.