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  1. News - World - NIGERIA

    11 killed in central Nigeria village attacks

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 06:30pm by Associated Press

    ... in the violence in Nigeria’s fertile central belt region. View Larger Map ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - NIGERIA

    21 killed in blast at World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:58am by Agence France-Presse

    ... to curb the violence, so far with little success. Borno, which sandwiches the two states, is also under special powers. The hospital source, speaking on condition of anonymity because he ...

  4. News - World - NIGERIA

    Fear grips Nigerian capital after bomb blast kills 21 ahead of World Cup match

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... a campaign of violence by Boko Haram Islamists. Wednesday's blast shook the crowded downtown Emab Plaza during the afternoon rush as shoppers were buying groceries an hour before ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

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

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

    ... basis since stepping up its campaign of violence earlier this year. "As we were holding service, we started hearing gunshots and everybody fled, some through the windows, and ran ...

  6. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria Islamists attack villages and church near Chibok, dozens killed

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

    ... residents had discovered at least 47 bodies in the surrounding bushland, but told reporters the search was ongoing and figures were still being collated.   Violence in Nigeria’s northeast has been ...

  7. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria ‘willing to talk’ to Boko Haram over kidnapped girls

    Posted May 14th 2014, 12:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... alone and no let-up in the violence, the wisdom of an extension was immediately called into question. The government in northern Yobe State swiftly rejected any extension of the state of emergency, slamming it as “apparent failure” over the past year. Shehu Sani, an expert on Boko Haram and violence in northern Nigeria, said it was a “futile” exercise and the government should ...

  8. News - World - NIGERIA

    Bombings kill at least 118 in central Nigerian city of Jos

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:02pm by Reuters

    ... and the surrounding Plateau state have seen thousands killed in tit-for-tat violence between largely Christian Berom farmers and Muslim Fulani cattle herders over the past decade. A reporter saw 10 bodies ... Plateau state is often a flashpoint for violence, although the Christmas bombing failed to trigger any. But in a sign it could, a mob of Christian youths armed with clubs advanced toward a Muslim ...

  9. News - World - NIGERIA

    Traditional hunters on trail of abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... The state has seen deadly sectarian clashes in the past but has also been hit by violence from Boko Haram extremists. The bombings follow two separate attacks on the same bus station in a suburb ...

  10. News - World - NIGERIA

    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claims abduction of schoolgirls

    Posted May 05th 2014, 08:57pm by AFP

    ... that has claimed more than 1,500 lives this year alone. The violence has largely been confined to three northeastern states- Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. ...




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