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Nigeria

It's real me: Nigerian President denies claims he died, was replaced with lookalike

Buhari had spent 5 months abroad for an undisclosed illness. Many have claimed he was replaced by a Sudanese lookalike called Jubril.

03 Dec 2018 3:04 PM

Twin suicide bomb attack in Nigeria kills at least 31

Following suicide bombings, jihadists fired rocket-propelled grenades into crowds gathered at scene of attacks, increasing casualties.

17 Jun 2018 6:10 PM

Four teenage girls launch deadly suicide attack in Nigeria, 2 killed

The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.

01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Freed out of pity: Boko Haram returns abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.

21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM

110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.

26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

More than 100 girls are missing, possibly abducted, after Boko Haram attacks school

Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.

24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM

Nigeria jail break: 4 prisoners dead, 36 missing, say police

Seven inmates were recaptured, while an axe, which was used to attack the kitchen staff, was seized.

28 Dec 2017 2:55 PM

Nigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, families

Nwachukwu says the military arrested 167 Boko Haram fighters, 67 women and 173 children who were family members of the insurgents.

16 Dec 2017 4:27 PM

Suicide bomb attack in Nigeria mosque kills 50

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack bears the hallmark of Boko Haram, which typically attacks public places.

21 Nov 2017 4:22 PM

Boko Haram raid for supplies burns crops, kills 6 soldiers in remote Nigerian village

Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.

26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM