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 2 months | Nigerian army finds Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014

              One of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram nearly three years ago has been found alive, along with a six-month-old baby who was born during the mother's captivity.   


  Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Yola mosque blast: Teen suicide bomber kills at least 55 at Nigerian mosque

              At least 55 worshippers have been killed and more than 100 others have been injured after a teenage girl blew herself up at a newly-inaugurated mosque in northeast Nigeria, officials say. (more)   


  Yola, Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Maiduguri: Suicide bombers kills at least 42 at Nigerian mosque

              At least 42 worshippers are believed to have been killed after two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a mosque in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, which is located in the northeastern state of Borno. (more)   


  Maiduguri, Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | ‘3 ‘huge explosions’ hit Nigeria’s Maiduguri, causing casualties

              Three large explosions have hit Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria, causing an unknown number of casualties. (more)   


  Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death on terrorism charges - Reuters citing judicial sources
  


  Chad        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Nigerian army says has freed nearly 180 hostages held by Boko Haram - AFP
  


  Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 8 people in raid on village in NE Nigeria’s Borno state - AFP
  


  Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | At least 13 dead in twin suicide bomb attacks in Cameroon’s Maroua - Reuters citing military sources
  


  Maroua, Cameroon        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Suicide bombers kill 9 at Muslim prayers in northeast Nigeria

              At least nine people have been killed after two suicide bombers, a 10-year-old girl and an elderly woman, blew themselves up as worshippers gathered to mark the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday in northeastern Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) reports. The explosions happened at a security checkpoint for an open-air praying area in the town of Damaturu in Yobe State, killing nine people and the two suicide bombers, and injuring at least 18 others.   


  Damaturu, Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | At least 13 killed in suicide bombings near military camp in Cameroon - Reuters

              At least twelve civilians and a Chadian soldier have been killed in two suicide bombings near a special forces camp in the town of Fotokol in northern Cameroon, a senior military officer has told the Reuters news agency. The first attack took place at a bar close to the camp while the second explosion happened behind the camp, which is close to the border with Nigeria. Both explosions, which happened just a few minutes apart, are believed to have been carried out by suicide bombers.   


  Fotokol, Cameroon        14 UPDATES

 





 


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