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  1. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria Islamists attack villages and church near Chibok, dozens killed

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:37am by Reuters and AFP

    ... support, have so far not succeeded. In a separate assault on Friday evening, insurgents killed seven soldiers in the village of Goniri, in Yobe state, a security source and witnesses said. ...

  2. News - World - NIGERIA

    Gunmen open fire on church service in Boko Haram stronghold, killing 9

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 08:56pm by Reuters

    ... into the bush," resident Matha Yohana said of Sunday's attack. A police source said nine people were killed in the assault. "More than 10 of them [the gunmen] were riding motorcycles and one ...

  3. News - World - NIGERIA

    Anti-gay mob beat up 14 men in Abuja, Nigeria

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Abuja Anti-gay mob attacks 14 men in Abuja A gang armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to "cleanse" their Nigerian neighbourhood of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists said yesterday. Four of the victims were marched to a police station, where they were ...

  4. News - World - NIGERIA

    Attacks in east Nigeria town leave at least 25 dead

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse At least 25 people were killed in eastern Nigeria when attackers targeted a jail, a police station and a bank with bombs, machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades, police said Saturday.   They used explosives and assault rifles in their assault on the police station, during which they shot dead a policeman, Ibrahim said. He said seven people were shot dead ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

    Blasts in Nigerian city of Kano kill six

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 10:32am by Agence France-Presse in Kano

    ... it had seen a lull in attacks. Following a massive coordinated gun and bomb assault in January of last year that killed at least 185 people, security forces blanketed the city, setting up ...

  6. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria mosque massacre not sectarian violence: military

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Kaduna

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kaduna The Nigerian army has said an armed assault on a mosque in which 21 people died was the result of a criminal feud and not sectarian violence. The attack on Sunday was the bloodiest in a day of violence which also saw the restive north-eastern city of Maiduguri rocked by a roadside blast and two separate gun attacks that killed at least four people ...



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