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Multiple bomb attacks kill 19 in northeastern Nigeria

July 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Multiple bomb attacks kill 19 in northeastern Nigeria

Residents walk at the site of a bombing in Koffa, northern Nigeria, June 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Nigerian police say multiple bomb attacks have claimed the lives of at least 19 people and wounded about two dozen others in the country’s troubled northeast. Police said on Wednesday that […]

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Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group kills 14 in fresh attack in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

June 8, 2017 10:25 pm
Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group kills 14 in fresh attack in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Armed members of a local defense group inspect the damage after a blast in Maiduguri, in Borno state, Nigeria, on June 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) At least 14 people have been killed when the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group launched a fresh attack in Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno […]

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Nigeria vigilantes foil attack near Maiduguri

March 12, 2017 8:30 pm
Nigeria vigilantes foil attack near Maiduguri

A firefighter stands near a petrol tanker on fire following a suicide attack in Maiduguri on March 3, 2017. (AFP photo) Two female bombers allegedly operating for the Takfiri terrorist Boko Haram group have been killed by Nigeria’s vigilantes near the flashpoint city of the Maiduguri. “Two female suicide bombers, about […]

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Nigeria’s North East 500 years behind South in education, says Vice Chancellor of University of Maiduguri

January 29, 2017 4:21 am
Nigeria’s North East 500 years behind South in education, says Vice Chancellor of University of Maiduguri

PHOTO: imeela.com The Vice Chancellor of University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, has said it may take the North East 500 years to “recover from the destruction” of its education system by Boko Haram, and catch up with the southern part of the country. Njodi, a Professor of Physical […]

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Blasts leave casualties in Nigerian city

December 11, 2016 10:30 pm
Blasts leave casualties in Nigerian city

This image, taken on October 29, 2016, shows Nigerian emergency personnel standing near the remains of a vehicle ripped apart following two bombing attacks in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, Nigeria. (By AFP) Two deadly bomb blasts near a crowded marketplace in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri have left more […]

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Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists claims three bomb attacks in Maiduguri

November 18, 2016 5:30 pm
Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists claims three bomb attacks in Maiduguri

The photo shows people looking on as rescuers search the site of an explosion in Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, October 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Six people have been killed in three bomb attacks in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The bombings were carried out in Maiduguri, Borno’s capital, on […]

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Car bomb blast kills nine near Maiduguri in Nigeria

November 1, 2016 6:34 pm
Car bomb blast kills nine near Maiduguri in Nigeria

People look on as rescuers search the site of an explosion in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria, on October 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Nine people have been killed in a car bomb blast at a military checkpoint in northern Nigeria. Officials and witnesses said on Tuesday that the bomb exploded at […]

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Bomb attack kills eight in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

October 12, 2016 4:45 pm
Bomb attack kills eight in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

The file photo shows the site of a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) At least eight people have been killed in a bomb attack in Nigeria’s violence-plagued northeastern state of Borno. The bomb blast was carried out on Wednesday, when a female assailant detonated […]

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Boko Haram’s victims in Nigeria – now rescued but on the verge of starvation

June 23, 2016 2:00 pm
Boko Haram’s victims in Nigeria – now rescued but on the verge of starvation

Thousands of Boko Haram victims are now on the verge of starvation in northeastern Nigeria, months after being rescued from the radical Islamist group, the aid group Doctors Without Borders said on Wednesday. At a remote camp of 24,000 displaced people in the city of Bama, an average of six […]

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Kids are Boko Haram’s most dangerous fighters in Nigeria

April 14, 2016 9:32 am
Kids are Boko Haram’s most dangerous fighters in Nigeria

A ‘Most Wanted’ poster depicting alleged Boko Haram’ fighters, in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Photo / The Washington Post by Jane Hahn. Maiduguri is plastered with the faces of alleged high-level Boko Haram fighters, collages of photos on banners slung across walls and fences and storefronts. Some of the militants are carrying […]

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