An armed gang abducted dozens of students from an Islamic school in the northcentral Nigerian state of Niger on Sunday, just a day after 14 students from a university in northwestern Nigeria were freed, having spent 40 days in captivity. Some 200 children were at the school at the time of Sunday’s attack, the Niger state government said on Twitter, adding that “an unconfirmed number” had been taken. The school principal meanwhile said he had seen between 20 and 25 motorcycles with heavily armed people leave with about 150 or more of the students