A British hostage who was kidnapped alongside three others last month in southern Nigeria has been killed while the other three were freed.
The four Britons were reported to have been working for a medical charity in the town of Enekorogha before they were taken hostage by suspected militants on 13 October from Delta area.
Ian Squire, an optician, had been administering free medical aid to local people. He was reportedly one of four Britons The British High Commission and Nigerian authorities negotiated the release of Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan.
According to reports, it is believed the group were taken at about 02:00 local time on 13 October, when suspected militants stormed a rural community they were living in. According to reports, Dr and Mrs Donovan have lived in Nigeria for the past 14 years, running a charity called New Foundations, which gives aid to remote villages in the Niger Delta.
Residents of Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State have denounced their Nigerian citizenship. According to reports gathered, they now to belong to Republic of Benin.The residents attributed their decision to long neglect of the local government in terms of basic infrastructure by the Kwara State government. In a statement made available...