At least four people, including Modu Fannami Gubio, a former opposition All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) candidate for governor in Borno, Nigeria, are shot dead in Maiduguri.
The United Nations suspends aid to dangerous areas of Nigeria's northeastern Borno State following Thursday's attack by Boko Haram (ISIL in Africa) on a humanitarian convoy where two soldiers and three civilians were wounded. However, UNICEF noted, aid will continue to the capital Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Red Cross claims that 185 people have been killed in Borno State in the north of country over the past few days as a result of fighting between militants and government state forces. The local military claim the numbers are inflated.