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Boko Haram attack leaves 56 dead in remote area of Nigeria

Aug 31, 2015

Boko Haram attack leaves 56 dead in remote area of Nigeria

Boko Haram's six-year-old uprising has left an estimated 20,000 people dead. #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Murder #Boko Haram #killing
Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill three in southern Niger| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill three in southern Niger| Reuters

NIAMEY Suspected Nigerian Boko Haram militants raided a village in southern Niger, killing three people including a soldier, security sources in the West African nation said on Thursday. The overnight attack took place in the village of Abadam in the Diffa region near Niger's border with Nigeria earlier this week #Business #India #Islam #Technology #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill three in southern Niger| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill three in southern Niger| Reuters

NIAMEY Suspected Nigerian Boko Haram militants raided a village in southern Niger, killing three people including a soldier, security sources in the West African nation said on Thursday. #Islam #Middle East #markets #Africa #Nigeria
Man from Ghana joins Islamic State, family says| Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Man from Ghana joins Islamic State, family says| Reuters

ACCRA A 25-year-old Muslim from Ghana has travelled to an Islamic State training camp, becoming the first known recruit from the West African nation to join the militant group, his family said on Tuesday. #Middle East #markets #Crime #Nigeria #Iraq
Nigeria charges former security adviser with illegal weapons possession| Reuters

Aug 25, 2015

Nigeria charges former security adviser with illegal weapons possession| Reuters

ABUJA Nigeria on Monday charged former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki with illegal possession of weapons and acts that pose potential harm to national security. The Department of State Security recovered arms and ammunition after credible intelligence led it to search Dasuki's properties in the capital Abuja and in Sokoto, northwest Nigeria, spokesman Tony Opuiyo said #Business #markets #Africa #Crime #Argentina #Nigeria #opinion
U.N. chief offers support to Nigeria to counter Boko Haram| Reuters

Aug 25, 2015

U.N. chief offers support to Nigeria to counter Boko Haram| Reuters

ABUJA U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledged support on Monday for Nigeria's efforts to counter Boko Haram and tackle the causes of militancy in the country's northeast, where he described humanitarian conditions as particularly worrying. Ban also pledged to strengthen democracy in Nigeria after a peaceful election brought President Muhammadu Buhari to power in March #Islam #Technology #markets #Africa #Nigeria #United Kingdom #opinion
Suicide bomber kills at least 3 in Nigeria's Borno | Reuters

Aug 16, 2015

Suicide bomber kills at least 3 in Nigeria's Borno | Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device strapped on her body near a market in the northeastern Nigerian State of Borno, killing at least three people, police and civilian vigilante sources said on Saturday. No one claimed responsibility for the attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has conducted a six-year insurgency to carve out a caliphate in Nigeria's northeast #markets #Africa #Argentina #Nigeria #Latin America
Helicopter crashes into lagoon in Nigeria's Lagos, killing at least four| Reuters

Aug 13, 2015

Helicopter crashes into lagoon in Nigeria's Lagos, killing at least four| Reuters

LAGOS A helicopter carrying 12 people crashed into a lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday, killing at least four people, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)said. The helicopter operated by offshore energy transportation specialists Bristow Group( BRS.N ), flying from an oil rig, crashed at around 3.30 p.m. (1430 GMT) in the Oworonshoki area of the city, shortly before it was due to land. #Economy #Technology #Middle East #science #Argentina #Nigeria #Entertainment
At least six killed in Boko Haram attack near Nigeria's Maiduguri| Reuters

Aug 13, 2015

At least six killed in Boko Haram attack near Nigeria's Maiduguri| Reuters

MAIDUGURI At least six people have been killed during a raid by Boko Haram militants outside Nigeria's northeastern city Maiduguri, a police officer said on Wednesday. The militants "were in Bale Mamman to rustle livestock at about 7:15 p.m. (1815 GMT) on Tuesday. #Business #United States #India #Middle East #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Violence
Market bomb attack kills 50 in northeastern Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected perpetrators

Aug 12, 2015

Market bomb attack kills 50 in northeastern Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected perpetrators

A bomb attack on a packed market in northeastern Nigeria bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram killed around 50 people on Tuesday, sources said. #NewsTracker #Blast #Nigeria #Terror Attack #Niger #bomb #Boko Haram #Cameroon #Chad