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Nigeria rescues 338 people held by Boko Haram

A handout picture provided by the Nigerian Army on Wednesday shows some of the 338 people who were rescued from Boko Haram during an Army operation and evacuated to Mubi, Nigeria. — AFP

29 Oct 2015 2:14 AM

Hit by Boko Haram, Nigeria seeks France-like support

A Nigerian archbishop call-ed on Monday for the same international support to tackle Boko Haram as France has received since it was hit by Islamist attacks last week.

13 Jan 2015 5:55 AM

Nigeria appeals for support after Boko Haram massacre

Nigeria’s military has called for support in tackling Boko Haram after a major attack on a key northeast town that is feared could be the worst in the bloody six-year insurgency.

12 Jan 2015 2:43 AM

Boko Haram gunmen open fire in Nigeria college dorm: Military

Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday stormed a college dormitory in Nigeria’s conflict-scarred northeast, firing on students as they slept, the military told AFP, in the latest such attack blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

29 Sep 2013 4:15 PM