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  1. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigerian army says most of the 129 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram are still missing

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:25am by Reuters in Maidugari, Nigeria

    ... The raid on the Chibok school showed how the five-year-old Boko Haram insurgency has brought lawlessness to swathes of the semi-arid, poor region. Hundreds of people have been killed in violence ... The kidnapping occurred the same day a bomb blast, also blamed on Boko Haram, killed 75 people on the edge of the capital Abuja, stirring fears of violence spreading from the north of Africa’s most ...

  2. News - World - NIGERIA

    Rush-hour bomb blast at Nigeria bus station kills 71 near capital Abuja

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15pm by Reuters

    ... out of Nigeria, have in the past year mostly concentrated their attacks in the northeast, where their insurgency started. There had been no such violence near the capital since suicide car ...

  3. News - World - NIGERIA

    90 killed in bomb and gun attacks in northeastern Nigeria

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by Bloomberg

    ... The military spokesman said today by text message that he had no details on the incident in Mainok. Local media reported that the village was set ablaze. The violence comes after international condemnation of a school attack last week in the northeast that killed at least 29 students. More than 600 people have died in the violence since the start of the year, Amnesty International said. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

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

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

    ... violence and the government's failure to curb acts in which people have been beaten to death for perceived crimes such as theft. The US Embassy said in a statement on Friday: "Since the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act was signed, we have expressed concern … that it might be used by some to justify violence against Nigerians based on their sexual orientation. Recent attacks ...

  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 ...

  7. News - World - NIGERIA

    Boko Haram brags after 44 gunned down in Nigerian mosque

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Nigeria, while 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous attack. Sunday's attacks were the latest in a slew of violence claimed by religious extremists in Nigeria, where Boko Haram, ... and schoolchildren, as well as government and military targets. The news about Sunday's violence in Borno state, one of three in the northeast under a military state of emergency, came as journalists ...

  8. News - World - NIGERIA

    Attackers kill 15 at Nigerian church

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Kano

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kano Attackers have stormed a church service in an area of Nigeria’s volatile northeast and killed 15 people in the latest such violence targeting Christians ... in his country and other violence worldwide could be signs of coming “end times”. Jonathan also suggested that the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram aimed to take over the Nigerian capital ...

  9. News - World - NIGERIA

    ‘Massive’ troop deployment in Nigeria’s restive northeast

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:04am by AFP

    ... with heavy weapons, including anti-aircraft ammunition, according to the military. Jonathan said the Boko Haram violence, which has left thousands dead since 2009, can no longer be treated as “militancy or criminality”. The latest violence, including the brazen attacks in the northeast, amounted to “a declaration of war”, he said. Kyari Mohammed, a political science professor at Modibbo ...

  10. News - World - NIGERIA

    Blasts in Nigerian city of Kano kill six

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

    ... north. Poverty is endemic, especially in the north and analyst have long-insisted that boosting the north’s economic prospects is key to ending the violence. ...




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