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German professor and his aide kidnapped, two others killed by gunmen in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers yesterday killed two persons at Jenjela, Kagarko Local Government of Kaduna State. A German archaeologist, Prof. Peter Breunij and his aide, Johannes Buringer, were also kidnapped. Prof Breunij is the leader of a four-man team ...

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Fresh Southern Kaduna attack leaves 14 dead, many injured

Gunmen on Monday killed 14 persons and injured many others, in an attack on Ashim village in the Takad chiefdom of Kaura Local Government Area of southern Kaduna State. Mr Alexander Iya, chairman of the local government’s interim management committee, ...

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11 killed as 9 suicide bombers storm Maiduguri

At least 11 persons were killed as nine suicide bombers attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Thursday night, witnesses and security sources said. The Nine suicide bombers were among the dead. Multiple explosions echoed across the city at about ...

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Suicide bomber kills self, destroys 13 vehicles in Borno

The Borno Police Command said on Friday that a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/ Mafa road leading to mass destruction. The Spokesman of the command, Mr Victor Isuku ,said this in ...

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7 soldiers, many terrorists killed as Boko Haram ambush army – Military

Islamist terrorist in Nigeria, better known as Boko Haram fighters have killed seven Nigerian soldiers and wounded 19 more in an ambush on a road in the northeastern state of Borno, the military said on Friday. The ambush on the ...

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Gunmen raid Kogi police station, kill two officers, one detainee

Some gunmen attacked a police station at Eika community in Okehi local government area of Kogi state in the early hours of Friday, killing two policemen and a detainee. According to NAN, the bandits invaded the station around 1am and ...

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Pirates abduct 8 expatriates in Niger Delta

Russia says seven of its sailors and one Ukrainian have been abducted on Nigeria’s territorial waters. The Russian embassy in Nigeria has asked the Nigerian authorities for assistance in locating the abducted sailors. “The BBC Caribbean ship came under a ...

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Boko Haram is facing financial difficulties and internal power struggle – UN

The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said. Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on the threat the ...

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Arrested suicide bomber says she was given N200 ahead of operation

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission. She said she was abducted two years ago ...

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3 soldiers, six insurgents killed as Boko Haram and army clash

The Nigeria Army has killed six terrorists, but lost three soldiers in an encounter between troops and Boko Haram insurgents in Damboa Local Area of Borno. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement in Abuja, ...

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