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BOKO HARAM MILITANTS KILL KIDNAPPED AID WORKER

Hauwa Mohammed Liman, who worked in Red Cross-supported hospital, had been held hostage since March Islamist extremists in Nigeria have killed a medical aid worker held hostage since March. Hauwa

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BOKO HARAM KILLS 19 VILLAGERS IN BORNO STATE, NIGERIA

Boko Haram fighters have killed more than a dozen people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, witnesses say. Abatcha Umar, a survivor, told Reuters news

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NIGERIA TO SEND AIR FORCE AND 1,000 SECURITY PERSONNEL TO TACKLE BANDITRY

Nigeria will deploy its air force and 1,000 security personnel to fight banditry in the northwest of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday. The move underscores how security

NIGERIA CAPTURES BOKO HARAM FIGHTERS WHO ABDUCTED CHIBOK GIRLS

Nigerian police have arrested eight members of the armed group Boko Haram who were involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, an

SOLDIERS KILLED WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN CAMEROON

Cameroonian soldiers fired shots at women and children accused of being Boko Haram terrorists. After beating and dragging them to an area for execution, they blindfold and shoot them dead.

NIGERIA MILITARY HANDS 180 CHILD SOLDIERS TO UN, GOVERNMENT

Nigeria’s military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers who had been arrested or rescued in various military operations

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SAYS BOKO HARAM-HIT NORTH EASTERN NIGERIA NOW ‘POST-CONFLICT’

Nigeria’s remote northeast is in a “post-conflict stabilisation phase”, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday, despite persistent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents. The Islamist insurgency has devastated the region since

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BOKO HARAM KILLS FOUR IN NIGERIA DISPLACED CIVILIANS CAMP

Boko Haram jihadists killed four people during a raid on a camp for civilians displaced by the Islamist group’s violent insurgency in Nigeria’s troubled northeast, security sources said on Saturday.

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NIGERIA IS NOT READY TO HOLD FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS NEXT YEAR. HERE’S WHY

The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule. Most of these elections have

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BLASTS KILL AT LEAST 20 IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA: POLICE

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Blasts have killed at least 20 people in northeast Nigeria, police said, while residents said the toll was even higher in the largest attack for weeks