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Gunmen Kidnap 2 Traditional Rulers in Northern Nigeria

Gunmen suspected to be from the Boko Haram Islamist militant group kidnapped two traditional Muslim rulers from northeast Nigeria on Friday, two official sources said. The gunmen snatched the Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Idriss Timta, and the Emir of Uba, Alhaji Ismaila Mamza, from vehicles on the road at Zhur, a remote community in the southern part of Borno state. They were on their way to a funeral, a security source and a Borno state government official told Reuters. Neither were...

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