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Nigeria: 10 Kidnapped As Suspected Boko Haram Members Attack Communities In Borno.

Suspected Boko Haram members attacked communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State kidnapping 10 people, an official has said. Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Borno, said the terrorists invaded Konduga and abducted four women and six youths. Mr. Abdullahi …

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Three dead in Boko Haram ‘collaboration’ killing

Suspected Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and killed three people on suspicion of collaborating with the military, security sources said on Monday. A group of jihadists stormed Kalari Abdiye village, in the Konduga area of Borno state, between 01:00 – 02:00 GMT on Saturday. Three locals …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram raids village, steals food and medical supplies

Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday. Scores of fighters loyal to the faction headed by Abu Musab Al-Barnawi stormed Sabon Garin Kimba, some 140km …

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Boko Haram leader in new video vows to establish caliphate – Nigeria

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a new video is vowing to continue his insurgency until he establishes an Islamic caliphate across west and central Africa. In the 27-minute video seen by The Associated Press, Shekau says his fighters will continue to attack Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri with suicide …

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Boko Haram’s Shekau reappears, criticises Cameroon ‘lies’

Boko Haram’s elusive leader has made his first appearance in months, claiming responsibility for a spate of suicide bombings and rejecting claims that scores of his fighters have been killed. Abubakar Shekau spoke for nearly 20 minutes of a 27-minute video on Friday, in a trademark pose in front of …

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Nigeria’s ex-President rejects claims he refused UK help to rescue Chibok girls

Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, says he didnot refuse an offer by the British government to help in the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls in 2014. A statement by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, said then President Jonathan did not rebuff the UK’s offer but rather personally sent correspondence to …

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