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Boko Haram
By metro On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Boko Haram video denies claims of starvation in northeast Nigeria forest

The faction of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram led by Abubakar Shekau released a video on Tuesday denying that fighters are dying of hunger in its northeast Nigerian forest base. Nigeria’s military More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Boko Haram attacks army base, five soldiers killed -military source

Five soldiers and more than 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed when the jihadists attacked an army base in the remote northeast where the group has been fighting for an Islamic state, a military source said on Sunday. Boko More...

Chibok girls
By metro On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Boko Haram may have used Chibok girls as shields during attack – Nigerian army

Boko Haram fighters fleeing an attack on their base last week may have used some of the girls kidnapped in 2014 from northeast Nigeria’s Chibok as human shields to prevent being fired upon by fighter jets, More...

Boko Haram
By metro On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters surrender in southern Niger

Boko Haram Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, the interior minister said, days after the Islamist group suffered key losses over the border in Nigeria. “Thirty-one More...

Army
By metro On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Buhari says army has captured key Boko Haram camp

Army has captured a key Boko Haram camp, the Islamist militant group’s last enclave in the vast Sambisa forest that was its stronghold, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday. Boko Haram has killed 15,000 More...

By metro On Sunday, December 11th, 2016
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Two girl suicide bombers kill at least three in Maiduguri -official

Two girl suicide bombers killed at least three people and wounded 17 at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, a spokesman for state emergency agency NEMA, Sani Datti, said. Residents More...