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3 farmers hacked to death by suspected Boko Haram militants in Nigeria

At least three local farmers were hacked to death when suspected Boko Haram militants raided a community near Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, according...
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Airstrikes leave scores of Boko Haram militants dead in NE Nigeria

Scores of Boko Haram militants lost their lives following a series of airstrikes conducted by Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in troubled northeast Borno state,...
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Nigeria: Multilateral Operation Gets 55 Boko Haram Militants Killed

Fifty-five Boko Haram militants were killed in the past two days following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger,...
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Multilateral Operation in Nigeria Kills 50 Boko Haram Militants

Fifty Boko Haram militants were killed following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger, the Nigerian military said on Sunday. Troops...
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Nigerian Army Fend Off Boko Haram Attacks in Northern State

Eleven Boko Haram militants were killed and many others wounded following an attack repelled by troops in Madagali town of Nigeria's northeastern state of...

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 5 in Niger

The attackers, believed to belong to the extremist group Boko Haram, rode into the village of Toumour on camels on Friday night. They burnt...
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Nigerian army admits the release of first Chibok girl

The Nigerian army on Wednesday confirmed the rescue of one of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram militants in the northeastern...
Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows Boko Haram militant camps set ablaze by Nigerian troops, in Borno State, Nigeria. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigerian Air Force Strikes Boko Haram Base in Garin Moloma

NAF Spokesperson Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement reaching Xinhua in Lagos that the Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was on intelligence, surveillance and...

One police officer abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in Cameroon

Ismaila Sago, chief police officer in the police station of Dabanga, a town in Cameroon's Far North Region neighboring Nigeria, fell into an ambush...
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Maiduguri Mosque Bomb Attack Leaves Dozens Dead

Also, Boko Haram Militants yesterday attacked the city and exchanged gunfire with the Military. Ibrahim Goni, a resident who said he had visited the blast scene...
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Boko Haram Attacked Jiddari Polo

The rogue sect invaded the city around 18:30, shooting guns and unleashing explosives. "We had just finished evening prayer in the mosque when we began...

Nov. 15 world news summary at 1530 GMT

YAOUNDE -- Five bodies of suspected Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram militants were found Sunday morning after a violent exchange of fire with Cameroonian...
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A night attack in Nigerian town kills 12 people

At least 12 people were killed Friday in a night raid on a town in Nigerian's northeastern Borno State by suspected Boko Haram militants,...
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Boko Haram militants kill 18 villagers in Chad

Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram militants killed 18 villagers in Monday's attack on Memorom, a Chadian village near Lake Chad, local media reported Wednesday....

June 10 world news summary at 0030 GMT

ABUJA -- Nineteen people were killed when Boko Haram militants stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno on Monday, local residents have...
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in central Nigeria

Unidentified gunmen abducted a Catholic priest in Nigeria's central state of Kogi on Monday, demanding a at least 20,000 U.S. dollars ransom for his...
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Zambian NGO expects Nigeria’s new leader to find abducted girls

A civil society organization in Zambia has urged Nigeria's newly-elected President Muhammadu Buhari to do everything within his powers to find over 200 girls...
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Nigerian forces recapture four towns from Boko Haram

Nigerian troops combating terrorists in northeastern states on Friday captured four more towns from Boko Haram militants in Borbo State in a push to...

Nigerian troops send Boko Haram running for cover

Nigeria's Defense Headquarters said on Saturday that a combination of air and ground operation repelled an attack on a northeastern town of Bama by...

Boko Haram kill 70 in Cameroon

Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on the Cameroonian town of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria. The...