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Kano & Jigawa

Police says gunmen kill six villagers in Nigeria

Gambo Isah said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.

08 Jul 2019 5:00 PM

At least 30 dead, 40 injured in Nigeria triple suicide bombing

Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri.

17 Jun 2019 2:49 PM

Six Nigerian troops killed in Boko Haram raid

The jihadists attacked an army position overnight Thursday in Kamuya.

20 Jan 2019 11:47 AM

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

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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

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

28 killed, 82 hurt in suicide bombing at Nigerian camp

Ibrahim Liman, the head of a local anti-jihadist militia force, confirmed the details of the attack.

16 Aug 2017 4:44 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of armed girl pledging loyalty to group

When asked why she does not want to go home, Maida said her family lived in the town of unbelief and they should accept Islam.

14 May 2017 8:25 AM

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Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girl holding gun

Last week, 82 schoolgirls who were kidnapped 3-years-ago, were released after negotiations between the terrorist group and the government. 

13 May 2017 12:52 PM

Gun attack in Nigeria market kill 17, says police

The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.

21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

Love and life advice from Nigeria's Instagram agony aunt

It provides a forum for debate on different social issues like drug addiction, child...

17 Nov 2015 12:29 PM

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

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