A curfew has been imposed on Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, following recent attacks by Islamist militants, meaning nightclubs, beer parlours and cinemas must close early.

They must shut by 2200 local time (2100 GMT) and public parks that admit children should close by 1800.

Two weeks ago, eight people were killed when the Islamist sect Boko Haram attacked the police HQ in Abuja.

On Sunday, its fighters bombed a beer garden in Maiduguri, killing 25.

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