Tag: Nigeria

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Mourners killed by Boko Haram at a funeral in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants opened fire on a funeral in Nigeria’s north-eastern state of Borno, killing at least 30 people. ...

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Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base

Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram militants to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian ...

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Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in northeastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said ...

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Boko Haram overruns key crossroads town in northern Nigeria

Residents say Boko Haram extremists have overrun a key crossroads and military outpost in northern Nigeria. Gudumbali is a town ...

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A village where men and women speak different languages

In Ubang, a farming community in southern Nigeria, men and women say they speak different languages. They view this unique ...

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Suicide blasts in northeast Nigeria kill at least 31

Nigeria – Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town ...

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Nigerian father’s pain as daughter flies to Abuja

The father of a schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria has described the pain of losing his daughter again. ...

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Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing ...

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Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police ...

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Boko Haram releases 13 hostages

Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has freed 13 hostages, whose release was negotiated by authorities in conjunction with the International ...