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BOKO HARAM

27 dead after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian villages

Residents in Nigeria's northern Borno state say attacks by Boko Haram extremists on several villages in the past week have killed at least 27...

Nigeria’s president vows to take the fight to ‘Boko Haram and mischief makers’

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment,...

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls begin rehabilitation after Boko Haram ordeal

The 82 young women released by Boko Haram extremists earlier this month are joining those already freed in a special rehabilitation programme, Nigerian officials...

Nigerian schoolgirls to be reunited with parents three years after Boko Haram ordeal

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years held hostage by Boko Haram are being reunited with their families for the...

North East Nigeria Crisis – UN to cut food aid over lack of funds

Food aid will be cut for more than a million Nigerians affected by Boko Haram's insurgency if promised funding from the international community does...

Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack UK and US embassies

Nigerian security officials say they have thwarted plans by Boko Haram members to attack the embassies of the United States and Britain. A statement by...

US selling warplanes to Nigeria in fight against Boko Haram

The US sale of high-tech attack aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists will move forward despite concerns over abuses...

Boko Haram besieging villages in Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters are overrunning villages near the Nigerian town of Chibok, forcing hundreds of people to flee as they loot and burn in...

Nigerian city hit by two female suicide bombers

Twin explosions from female suicide bombers suspected to be with Boko Haram have killed nine people and injured 24 in Nigeria's north-eastern city of...

Many Chibok girls ‘unwilling to leave Boko Haram’

The Nigerian government is negotiating the release of another 83 of the Chibok schoolgirls taken in a mass abduction in 2014 but more than...

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