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Jun 24, 2017
After fears of Boko Haram attack, Nigerian intelligence thwarts plan targeting MuslimsNigeria's intelligence service on Saturday said it had thwarted a plan to target Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan after fears that Boko Haram was planning a major attack.
Jun 22, 2017
India to overtake China, become world's most populous country in seven years, says UN reportIndia's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the US to become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a UN report said on Wednesday
Jun 11, 2017
Pope to Nigerian priests: you'll be fired if you don't obeyPope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to Nigerian priests: be fired if you don't obey me and your bishop
Jun 02, 2017
North Cameroon suicide bombing: 11 killed in attack on camp for those displaced by Boko HaramAuthorities in northern Cameroon say 11 people are dead after two suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence in the region.
May 14, 2017
Italian coastguard rescue 480 migrants from Mediterranean, recover seven bodiesRome: Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard said. Some 484 migrants were plucked from dinghies in four operations involving coastguard boats, an Italian navy ship, the German NGO Sea Eye and the OHIO mercantile ship.
May 08, 2017
Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girlsNigeria's presidency released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists which parents anxiously scoured to see if their daughters were released three years after their capture.
May 07, 2017
At least 80 Chibok girls released from Boko Haram after three yearsScores of Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, multiple sources told AFP on Saturday, with unconfirmed reports that at least 80 have been freed.
May 07, 2017
Chibok missing schoolgirls : A timeline of events after the Boko Haram abductionFollowing is a timeline of events since the Boko Haram jihadist group abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria in 2014.
May 06, 2017
US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in NigeriaAbuja: The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria.
Apr 23, 2017
Boko Haram increasingly using children in suicide attacks, says UNICEF reportThe abduction of 276 Chibok girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago marked a defining feature in the conflict in the Lake Chad region which has since witnessed an increasing use of children in so-called 'suicide' attacks, says a UNICEF report.