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Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families
by Haruna Umar - December 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children.
Nigerian gunmen attack convoy on northeast highway, 7 killed
by Haruna Umar - January 30, 2017 - 3:42am
Gunmen believed to be Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a convoy of motorists along a recently secured highway, killing at least seven people and injuring many others, including soldiers in a military...
IMF chief says it can help Nigeria recover stolen funds
by Haruna Umar - January 5, 2016 - 4:42pm
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said yesterday that her organization wants to collaborate with Nigeria in plugging leaking of funds through corruption and to trace looted...
Female suicide bomber kills 16 in northeastern Nigeria
by Haruna Umar - February 15, 2015 - 10:44pm
Witnesses say a teenage female suicide bomber killed 16 and injured more than 30 when she blew herself up at crowded bus station in in northeastern Nigeria.
Video shows Boko Haram killing captives
by Haruna Umar - December 22, 2014 - 3:10am
A new video from Nigeria's home-grown Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm, and a leader saying they are being killed because they are "infidels" or non-believers. ...
Extremists in Nigeria lining up elderly and shooting them
by Haruna Umar - December 21, 2014 - 3:51am
Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are turning their guns on elderly people, killing more than 50 this week in a new tactic that has instilled more fear in areas the militants call an Islamic caliphate.
2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria
by Haruna Umar - November 27, 2014 - 2:09am
The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs.
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