Militants attack two churches, one of them Baptist and the other Catholic, in Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State, Nigeria. Three members of the Catholic Church are killed and several more, mostly from the Baptist one, are kidnapped.
Nigerian Information Minister Lai Mohammed announces that the government is indefinitely suspending Twitter's operations in the country, saying that the social media service is being used for "activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence". The move comes two days after President Muhammadu Buhari was temporarily suspended from Twitter for posting an inflammatory tweet directed at groups believed to be responsible for attacking government buildings in recent weeks.
To persuade its volatile – and poor -- Niger Delta's oil region to reduce the conflict in the Niger Delta, Nigeria proposes handing over 10% stakes in its biggest energy industry to “host communities”.