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  • Soldiers flee, 13 die in attacks in north Nigeria

    Soldiers flee, 13 die in attacks in north Nigeria

    Soldiers abandoned checkpoints and fled into the bush, leaving five villages and a town at the mercy of Islamic extremists who killed at least 13 people.

  • Boko Haram Islamists kill 19 in Nigeria's northeast: residents

    Boko Haram Islamists kill 19 in Nigeria's northeast: residents

    Boko Haram gunmen dressed in military uniform on Sunday killed 19 people near the Nigerian border with Cameroon in the restive northeast where the Islamists have carried out deadly attacks, residents and a survivor said.

  • Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

    Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

    A college provost says suspected Islamic militants gunned down students as they slept and killed as many as 50 in an early-morning attack in northeast Nigeria.

  • Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill 38 in Nigeria: officials

    At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said Saturday.

  • At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack: officials

    At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack: officials

    Fighting between Nigeria's military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation's far northeast, officials said on Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenades and soldiers spray mach...

  • Central Nigeria ethnic violence kills 19, displaces 4,500

    Central Nigeria ethnic violence kills 19, displaces 4,500

    Weekend attacks on three communities in volatile and ethnically divided central Nigeria have left 19 people dead and displaced some 4,500 others, a local official said on Tuesday.

  • Gunmen kill nine in attacks on Nigeria polio clinics: police

    Gunmen attacked two polio clinics in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Friday, killing nine people before fleeing, police and residents said.

  • Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, kidnap four sailors

    Pirates attacked a supply vessel off Nigeria and kidnapped four sailors in the latest such incident off the country's oil-producing southern coast, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.

  • Gunmen kill five Christians in northern Nigeria: Police

    Gunmen have shot dead five Christian residents of a town in a restive northeastern Nigerian region previously hit by deadly Islamist attacks, the police said.

  • Gunmen kill at least 26 students at Nigerian college

    Gunmen kill at least 26 students at Nigerian college

    Gunmen shot dead at least 26 students in an attack overnight on their college residence in northeast Nigeria, a college spokesman said on Tuesday.

  • At least 98 people killed in sectarian clashes in Nigeria

    At least 98 people killed in sectarian clashes in Nigeria

    A curfew in a religious flashpoint state in Nigeria's north has failed to stop days of ongoing violence and almost 100 deaths, an official said on Wednesday, as residents of another besieged city said a curfew imposed there has left them trapped at h...

  • 36 dead in Nigeria church attacks, rioting

    36 dead in Nigeria church attacks, rioting

    Multiple suicide attacks on churches in northern Nigeria and subsequent rioting by Christian youths targeting Muslims killed at least 36 people on Sunday, officials said.

  • 21 people killed in attacks on North Nigeria church services

    Gunmen attacked worship services at a university campus and a church on Sunday in northern Nigeria, killing at least 21 people in coordinated assaults that saw panicked Christians gunned down as they tried to flee, witnesses and officials said.

  • Newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria; 6 killed

    Bomb blasts targeting newspaper offices in Nigeria's capital Abuja and the northern city of Kaduna on Thursday killed at least six people in the first such attacks targeting the country's news media.

  • Family of Indian killed in Nigeria attacks shocked

    Family of Indian killed in Nigeria attacks shocked

    A 23-year-old Indian national, Kewal Rajput, was killed in the coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria by an Islamic sect that has left more than 180 people dead. As the news reached his family that lives in the Dahod district of Gujarat, the...

  • Nigeria attacks: Death toll goes above 180

    Nigeria attacks: Death toll goes above 180

    A 23-year-old Indian national was killed and six of his compatriots, including two children, were injured in a wave of coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria by an Islamic sect that left more than 180 people dead. Kevalkumar Kalidas Rajput f...

  • Nigeria attacks: Indian among 162 killed

    Nigeria attacks: Indian among 162 killed

    An Indian was killed in a terror attack in the Nigerian city of Kano that left about 162 people dead, said authorities. Another six Indians, including two children, were injured in the attack.

  • Over 160 killed in Nigeria attacks, Indians among injured

    Over 160 killed in Nigeria attacks, Indians among injured

    At least 162 people were killed and several others, including Indians injured on Saturday when militants launched a series of coordinated bomb attacks targeting police stations and the headquarters of Nigeria's secret police in the Muslim dominated n...

  • Christmas attacks in Nigeria by sect kill 39

    Christmas attacks in Nigeria by sect kill 39

    Terror attacks across Nigeria by a radical Muslim sect killed at least 39 people Sunday, with the majority dying on the steps of a Catholic church after celebrating Christmas Mass as blood pooled in dust from a massive explosion.

  • At least 61 dead in northeast Nigeria violence

    At least 61 dead in northeast Nigeria violence

    At least 61 people have been killed during several days of fighting in northeast Nigeria between security forces and a radical Muslim sect responsible for a series of increasingly bloody attacks in Africa's most populous nation, authorities said on S...

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