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Nigeria: Three female suicide bombers kill 13

Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said. The first bomber detonated her explosive belt around 21:45 in front of a small restaurant in the capital of Borno state “when people were buying their dinner,” a military …

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Three dead in suicide attack in Cameroon border town

Three people were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, a local official said. “Just before 10:00 am, a suicide bomber who crossed from Nigeria entered Kolofata and blew himself up,” a source from the town’s vigilante committee said. “The blast …

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Nigeria: 1 dead, 7 injured in explosion

One person has been reported dead in an explosion which took place in Yobe State. A bomb, believed to have been planted by Boko Haram, exploded in Wulle village in the Gujba Local Government Area of the state, according reports. Seven people, who are members of a local vigilante group, …

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Nigerian Troops Rescue 1,623 held captives in Boko Haram camp

Nigerian troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, assisted by ten civilian JTF, rescued a total of 1,623 persons held captive by members of the Boko Haram terrorists group. According to a statement released last night by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani …

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Trump administration ‘to sell Nigeria planes’ for Boko Haram fight

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The Trump administration plans to sell military planes to Nigeria despite concerns over rights abuses and a botched air strike that killed scores of civilians in January, US media say. Up to a dozen A-29 Super Tucano aircraft would be sold to Nigeria to help fight Islamist militant group Boko …

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Boko Haram torches military base a day after farmers killed

Boko Haram jihadists have torched a military base in northeast Nigeria, a day after the group killed seven people in a separate raid, residents said. Jihadists believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction that is recognised by the Islamic State group on Thursday attacked the base in Wajirko …

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