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Nigeria: Boko Haram kills six in Borno

Boko Haram militants on Tuesday killed six people in the northeastern Borno state of Nigeria in what is reported to be a targeted reprisal attack.

Freed Chibok girls ready for education after ordeal

The 106 Nigerian schoolgirls no longer in captivity by Boko Haram jihadists fighting against western-style education will all go to university from September, the country's minister for women's affairs said on Friday.

Nigeria: 3 Female suicide bombers kill 27

Officials in Nigeria have confirmed the death of at least 27 people after 3 suicide bombers carried out an attack in north-eastern part of the country on Tuesday.

Army in Nigeria raids U.N. compound

Nigeria's military raided a United Nations compound on Friday in the northeastern city at the epicentre of a conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, a UN official said.

Six insurgents killed by army in Nigeria

Six insurgents have been killed by the army in Nigeria’s Borno state, according to army officials. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the insurgents were killed in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno in an operation meant to dislodge…

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills seven

A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a military source said on Sunday. The attack occurred on Saturday near Amchide in Cameroon's Far North…

Boko Haram ambush death toll hits 69

At least 69 people are known to have died in a Boko Haram ambush of an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria, as three men kidnapped by the jihadists made a video appeal. Experts said the attack - Boko Haram's bloodiest this year -…