Nigerian president vows crackdown on abusive Islamic schools after second raid

Nigeria’s president on Tuesday ordered a crackdown on abuse at Islamic schools, after a second police raid in less than…

Nigeria’s president on Tuesday ordered a crackdown on abuse at Islamic schools, after a second police raid in less than a month revealed men and boys subjected to beatings, abuse and squalid conditions. Nearly 300 had been held captive at a school in the Daura area of Katsina, the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari, where police said they discovered “inhuman and degrading treatment” following a raid on Monday to free the remaining students.

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