A Week in Nigeria: 6 March

Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

Nearly 300 schoolgirls were freed by an armed gang who abducted them from their boarding school in the northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara

In this week’s round-up: Gunmen release nearly 300 schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria, vaccine rollout launched after first COVAX doses arrive, and pandemic spawns banking agent boom.

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Alexis Akwagyiram

Alexis Akwagyiram

Nigeria bureau chief for Reuters. Ghanaian family, British accent. Ex-BBC, before that newspapers.