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Jun 18, 2019
30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide bombings: No groups claim responsibility, but attack bears imprints of Boko Haram jihadist groupThirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.
Sep 01, 2018
Boko Haram kills 30 Nigerian soldiers in raid; sources say militants seized military base in Borno stateBoko Haram has intensified attacks on military targets in Nigeria of late, in an attempt to undermine repeated claims that the militants had been defeated.
Aug 10, 2018
17 Nigerian soldiers killed in latest Boko Haram attack on military base; government claims militant group has been 'decimated'On Wednesday evening, heavily armed Boko Haram jihadists in trucks stormed and looted weapons and vehicles from a military base in Garunda village in Borno State, the epicentre of the Islamist insurgency that has been raging for nine years.
Jun 23, 2018
Five people killed, six injured in Boko Haram suicide attack in village in northeastern Nigeria, say residentsThe blast was followed by gunfire from Boko Haram jihadists lurking in the dark, said Mustapha Muhammad, a civilian militia leader in the area.
Jun 20, 2018
Nine soldiers killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria; government claims terrorist outfit on verge of defeatBoko Haram fighters killed nine soldiers and wounded two others in northeast Nigeria, according to military sources. The incident comes just days after 43 civilians died in deadly suicide bombings.
Jun 17, 2018
Twin suicide blasts in Nigeria leave 31 dead, scores injured; Boko Haram militants suspected behind attackSuspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader said.
Nov 21, 2017
Suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque kills at least 50; police suspect Boko Haram behind attackPolice in northeastern Nigeria say at least 50 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque.
Oct 23, 2017
Nigeria blasts: Three suicide attacks kill 13, injure 16 in Maiduguri; authorities suspect Boko HaramThree female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, security sources said.
Sep 18, 2017
Fifteen killed in northeast Nigeria in suspected suicide attack by Boko Haram insurgentsThe blasts occurred in the Konduga area, about 40 km from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri in Nigeria, both of which have been repeatedly targeted by the jihadist group.