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A kamikaze woman killed several people (eight being confirmed) and wounded seven other while detonating herself. The blast happened in the northeastern part of the Nigerian State (near the city of Maiduguri), while a group...

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Voting in Nigeria’s presidential elections was extended one day, until Sunday, in several areas because technical glitches hit voter ID machines, and Islamist Boko Haram militants killed more than a dozen people in drive-by shootings....

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Boko Haram has suffered heavy casualties after Two Chadian army helicopters bombed the positions of dozens of the militants near a village on the border with Niger. The air raid was carried out after Niger...

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Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance on Saturday to Islamic State, which rules a self-declared caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, according to an audio clip posted online. The symbolic move highlights...

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Two suicide attacks killed at least 37 people on Tuesday in northeast Nigeria. Officials in Borno told journalists that in the first attack, which took place near a police checkpoint in Nigeria’s Borno state, the...

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African nations pulling together a regional force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants on Saturday pledged 8,700 soldiers, policemen and civilians, which is an increase from earlier estimates for the mission. The new troop pledges...

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West African leaders will seek authority next week from the African Union to create a multi-national force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist insurgents, Ghanaian President John Mahama told Reuters on Friday. Any such force...

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If it is to take a glimpse back into history it is quite easy, and reckless, mistake which I am also guilty off, to affirm that the present situation in the country is due to...

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1.12.2014 State capital of Yobe, Damaturu, got hit at dawn as insurgents set fire to a mobile police station. Moreover, Boko Haram members opened fire towards an air force jet which was circling the area...

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Speaking in Senegal’s capital Dakar at the opening of the first International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa on Monday, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that cooperation must become the rule and...

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