A Nigerian inmate masterminded an international scam behind the bars of a maximum-security prison — raking in $1 million while in custody, according to a new report. Hope Olusegun Aroke was convicted of fraud four years ago and serving a 24-year-sentence at a facility in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic and financial crime commission told CNN. His...
Jihadist violence in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes, destroyed fragile agricultural economies and hobbled humanitarian aid efforts, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Niger's main opposition leader Hama Amadou is back behind bars after returning home from three years exile in France with the intention of completing his sentence before running for president, his lawyer said.
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