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World - Africa
7/2/2023 10:35:12 PM
Five people have been killed and 11 others injured after suspected jihadists fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, two anti-jihadist militia commanders told AFP on Sunday.

World - Africa
6/28/2023 5:19:38 PM
The United Nations said Wednesday it was "ringing the alarm" on the humanitarian situation in conflict-wracked northeast Nigeria, with surging numbers of people needing help.

World - Africa
6/17/2023 10:17:37 AM
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed 11 farmers in northeast Nigeria, the latest attacks in the conflict-wracked region, local militias told AFP on Friday.

World - Africa
6/4/2023 10:36:49 PM
Nigeria’s new president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has promised to make security a top priority of his administration. In his inaugural speech he promised, among other things, to provide security personnel with better training, equipment, pay and firepower.

World - Africa
2/1/2023 8:07:08 PM
Nigerians will soon determine who their next president will be in a general election. Polling is due at the end of February and inauguration is scheduled for 29 May 2023.

World - Africa
12/26/2022 1:48:38 PM
Boko Haram jihadists killed 17 herders and stole their cattle following clashes in the troubled northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, self-defence militia told AFP Monday.

World - Africa
7/17/2022 10:50:36 PM
In recent times, security, or, more accurately, the lack of it, has been one of the most prominent items on the news agenda in Nigeria.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 12:34:49 PM
When dozens of gunmen raided Abubakar Aliyu's village in central Nigeria two weeks ago, they stormed in on motorbikes, each carrying one or two attackers who opened fire and chased down residents.

World - Africa
4/13/2022 12:01:24 AM
President Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Tuesday there would be no mercy for those behind the killings of more than a hundred people in a series of attacks in central Nigeria.

World - Africa
11/10/2021 7:33:39 PM
Nearly 30 people have been killed across Nigeria's north in violent attacks in recent days targeting rural areas and the police, locals and authorities said Wednesday.

Opinion -
9/4/2021 4:24:30 PM

World - Africa
8/5/2021 3:39:00 PM
'Twenty-four troops were killed, several were wounded and others have scattered into the countryside,' the region's deputy prefect, Haki Djiddi, told AFP

World - Africa
7/27/2021 8:13:36 PM
The attack took place near the border with Nigeria, where operations by the Islamist group have been on the rise

World - Africa
7/3/2021 7:05:14 PM
Boko Haram has gained a foothold in at least two villages, Bazoum said at the end of a three-day tour of the southeastern region that has been plagued by jihadist violence since 2015

World - Africa
6/28/2021 12:30:49 PM
A group of fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to rivals the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) weeks after the former group's leader died.

World - Africa
6/6/2021 10:10:32 PM
Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau killed himself in a fight against rival jihadist fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) according to audio AFP obtained from the group Sunday

World - Africa
5/29/2021 10:14:50 PM
Two gendarmes and a policeman died in a jihadist raid against the major town in southeast Niger, near the Nigeria border, local authorities said

World - Africa
5/22/2021 8:00:14 PM
Attahiru died as news emerged that Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist leader Abubakar Shekau had himself been seriously wounded or possibly killed after clashes with a rival Islamic State-allied faction

World - Africa
5/21/2021 5:43:22 PM
Shekau was seriously wounded after trying to kill himself to evade capture by the IS jihadists who surrounded him after a series of battles

World - Africa
5/20/2021 5:53:28 PM
Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has been seriously wounded after trying to kill himself to avoid capture during clashes with rival Islamic State-allied jihadists in the north of the country

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