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Boko Haram seize control of another town in northeast Nigeria

Aug 22, 2014

Boko Haram seize control of another town in northeast Nigeria

Kano (Nigeria) Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region and
Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

Jul 31, 2014

Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Wednesday, killing six
Female bombers target Nigeria trade show, petrol station, three dead

Jul 28, 2014

Female bombers target Nigeria trade show, petrol station, three dead

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a trade show and a petrol station in northern Nigeria's biggest city of
Nigeria: Spate of kidnappings continue as militants abduct 60 more girls

Jun 24, 2014

Nigeria: Spate of kidnappings continue as militants abduct 60 more girls

months in Kano, Nigeria's second city.Also on Saturday, the same day as the latest abductions, scores of Boko Haram fighters attacked four other villages
At least seven killed in college blast in northern Nigeria

Jun 24, 2014

At least seven killed in college blast in northern Nigeria

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - An explosion tore through a state college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Monday, killing at least seven people, a
At least eight killed, 20 wounded in blast at Nigerian college

Jun 24, 2014

At least eight killed, 20 wounded in blast at Nigerian college

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and 20 wounded by an explosion at a college campus in the heart of the northern Nigerian
Nigeria's ex-central bank governor takes throne as Muslim monarch

Jun 08, 2014

Nigeria's ex-central bank governor takes throne as Muslim monarch

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - Lamido Sanusi, a former Nigerian central bank governor, was named Emir of Kano on Sunday, making an outspoken critic of the
Nigeria's 2nd highest Islamic traditional monarch dies

Jun 07, 2014

Nigeria's 2nd highest Islamic traditional monarch dies

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - The Emir of Kano, Nigeria's second-highest Islamic authority and a revered figure in the largely Muslim north, died on
Blast kills 71 people at bus station in Nigeria

Apr 14, 2014

Blast kills 71 people at bus station in Nigeria

Monday's bombing though bus stations are a favored Boko Haram target. In March 2013, the extremists drove a car bomb into the main bus station in Kano
Nigerian army clashes with Boko Haram in Kano, seven killed

Nov 09, 2013

Nigerian army clashes with Boko Haram in Kano, seven killed

KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Five members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram and two soldiers were killed in gun battles in Kano on Saturday, the