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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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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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It is said a group of people, united by common interests or beliefs has the likes of its leader. A somewhat simple search and focus on Boko Haram’s actions show that under the command of...

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Mubi and Maiha have been recovered by the Nigerian army from Boko Haram. Adamawa State Governor, Bala Ngilari, reported that an alliance formed by the hunters and the civilians, known as Civilian Joint Task Force,...

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Boko Haram’s assumed leader, Abubakar Shekau, stated in a recent video that the girls who were kidnapped six months ago, more than 200, are now married off to his soldiers. This disclosure contradicts the so...

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Extensive media attention was gained by Boko Haram through violent attacks (that left scores of people dead, over half of million displaced) and the kidnapping of over 270 young girls, threatened to be sold in...

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