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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

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

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NIGERIA’S MILITARY SAYS HELPED RESCUE OVER 1,000 BOKO HARAM VICTIMS

Nigeria’s military said on Monday it had helped to rescue more than 1,000 people held by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the northeast of the country. It said the

AT LEAST 45 DEAD IN ATTACK ON NIGERIAN VILLAGE, POLICE SAY

ABUJA – At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told Reuters on Sunday, the latest in a string of incidents

AISHA BOKO HARAM HUNTRESS

Aisha Bakari Gombi has reached real-life superhero status for her battlefield bravery in her fight against Boko Haram.   Since the dawn of humanity, hunters have roamed the forests and

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NIGERIA MOSQUE ATTACK DEATH TOLL RISES TO 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday’s double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria. Eighty-six people were killed in a double suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, gravediggers

WHY CLASHES ARE ON THE RISE BETWEEN FARMERS AND HERDSMEN IN THE SAHEL

As fireworks were lighting up the skies to usher in the New Year across the world, gunfire was echoing out in Nigeria’s Benue State. On this night alone, 73 people

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PRESIDENT BUHARI SAYS DISAGREEMENT IN BOKO HARAM DELAYING CHIBOK GIRLS RELEASE

Negotiation talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram militants on the release of the remaining Chibok girls have been set back, President Muhammadu Buhari said. A disagreement between members

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NIGERIA’S BOKO HARAM HAS ABDUCTED MORE THAN 1,000 CHILDREN SINCE 2013: U.N.

ABUJA (Reuters) – Islamist fighters from Nigeria’s Boko Haram group have abducted more than 1,000 children in the northeast since 2013, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday.

20 KILLED IN BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON NIGERIAN ARMY BASE

Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, which