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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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At least 13 killed in fresh violence in NE Nigeria

At least 13 people were killed following two separate attacks by armed groups in Nigeria's northeastern state of Taraba, according to police and local...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 23 Villagers

At least 23 people were killed and many houses burned when Boko Haram militants stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa, according...
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Suicide attack in NE Nigeria kills 3

At least three people were killed in a twin suicide attack on a suburb settlement of the capital of Borno state, the troubled northeast...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: three reported killed in alleged Boko Haram Attack

At least three people were killed following a suspected Boko Haram attack on convoy vehicles carrying the governor of Nigeria's restive northeastern state of...
Nigerian Air Force

NE Nigeria: Air Force Destroys Boko Haram’s Logistics Centre

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed one of Boko Haram's logistics base in the restive northeastern state of Borno, a spokesperson told Xinhua...
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President Buhari Tours North Eastern Nigeria to Canvass for Votes

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday visited two northeastern states of Borno and Yobe wooing eligible voters in the general election next month. Buhari led...
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Troops kill scores of Boko Haram fighters in NE Nigeria

Nigerian troops have successfully repelled attacks by Boko Haram terrorists at Gajiram community of the restive northeastern state of Borno, killing scores of the...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

NE Nigeria: violence restricts humanitarian staff

Violence is hampering the return of humanitarian workers to northeast Nigeria where hundreds of thousands of displaced people need help, a UN spokesman said...
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NE Nigeria: Well Known Doctor Murdered

Police in Nigeria have confirmed the shooting to death of a renowned medical doctor Andrew Malgwi and his wife in northeast city of Yola. State...
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NE Nigeria hit by by suicide bombings

Four bombers blew up themselves in suicide attacks targeting a village near Nigeria's Maiduguri city late Thursday, a rescue official said on Friday. No other...
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NE Nigeria suicide attacks lives 19 killed, 82 injured

Local police in Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed 19 people were killed, including three suicide bombers, in two separate attacks in the country's northeast region. Eighty-two...
Nigerian police

Two suicide bombers killed in NE Nigeria

Police authority in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri Sunday said two suspected female suicide bombers were shot dead by security agents. The...

200 displaced orphans get scholarship in Northeastern Nigeria

The orphans were drawn from camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. The gesture was to assist in educating the unaccompanied children...
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NE Nigeria explosion leaves five dead

A soldier and four civilians were confirmed dead after a commercial tricycle operator unknowingly stepped on the explosive device suspected to have been planted...
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NE Nigeria suicide attack kills close to 60

The explosions occurred Tuesday in the Dikwa town, some 90 km from the city of Maiduguri in the Borno state. Satomi Ahmad, chairman of...
Nigeria

No less than 12 killed in NE Nigeria suicide assault

Hassan Chibok, a rescue team leader, said 12 lifeless bodies were found during rescue operation but the death toll might increase afterwards. The number...
Bird Flu

15 quarantined in NE Nigeria over outbreak of bird flu

The affected persons are staff of Adda-Rogo poultry farms where the outbreak was reported, the witness, who is one of the affected persons, said...
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New suicide assault murders 7 in NE Nigeria

Three female suicide bombers detonated their improvised explosive devices early Friday at a place called Umarari Bayan Waya, near Maiduguri city, the Borno State...

5 killed in suspected Boko Haram assault in NE Nigeria

At least five people were shot dead and six others injured in an attack by suspected Boko Haram members on a remote community in...
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North East Nigeria village violence kills 9

At least nine people including a local chief have been killed in the latest village attack by Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State,...
Nigerian police

North Eastern Nigerian suicide bomb attack take 6 lives

Nigeria's police in northeast state of Yobe on Sunday confirmed the killing of six persons in a suicide bomb attack on a church in...