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Nigeria's battle with COVID-19 exacerbated by poor healthcare, 2015 global crude market crash from which it never recovered
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Nigeria's battle with COVID-19 exacerbated by poor healthcare, 2015 global crude market crash from which it never recovered

The last time Nigeria was gripped by such a panic was when Ebola — around 25 times deadlier than COVID-19 — was knocking on its door in 2014/15

17 Nigerian soldiers killed in latest Boko Haram attack on military base; government claims militant group has been 'decimated'
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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.

Gangs raid northwest Nigeria: 30 persons killed, livestock stolen by armed bandits across 5 villages
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Gangs raid northwest Nigeria: 30 persons killed, livestock stolen by armed bandits across 5 villages

Armed bandits raided 5 northwestern villages in Nigeria, killing 30 people and stealing their livestock

Four killed, another four injured in Boko Haram attack in Nigerian camp for displaced civilians
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Four killed, another four injured in Boko Haram attack in Nigerian camp for displaced civilians

Boko Haram jihadists broke into a civilian camp in Nigeria's Kano. They killed four, injured four others and stole their supplies

Five people killed, six injured in Boko Haram suicide attack in village in northeastern Nigeria, say residents
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Five people killed, six injured in Boko Haram suicide attack in village in northeastern Nigeria, say residents

The blast was followed by gunfire from Boko Haram jihadists lurking in the dark, said Mustapha Muhammad, a civilian militia leader in the area.

Over 2,300 Boko Haram suspects to be tried behind closed doors in Nigeria
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Over 2,300 Boko Haram suspects to be tried behind closed doors in Nigeria

More than 2,300 suspected members of the jihadist group Boko Haram are expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in unprecedented mass trials.

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82
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Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Kano: Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in North East Nigeria, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said.

Nigeria: Five Boko Haram militants arrested in Kano; police foils attack on markets, places of worship
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Nigeria: Five Boko Haram militants arrested in Kano; police foils attack on markets, places of worship

Police in Nigeria's Kano said they arrested five suspected Boko Haram militants after a gunfight, marking a flare-up of jihadist violence in the city.

After fears of Boko Haram attack, Nigerian intelligence thwarts plan targeting Muslims
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After fears of Boko Haram attack, Nigerian intelligence thwarts plan targeting Muslims

Nigeria'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.

Boko Haram raids Nigeria's Kamuya village, kills 14
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Boko Haram raids Nigeria's Kamuya village, kills 14

Fourteen people were killed, some of them decapitated, in a Boko Haram raid on a village in northeast Nigeria, a resident and a civilian vigilante assisting the military said on Friday.

Eight people killed in suicide bombing in Nigeria, says relief agency
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Eight people killed in suicide bombing in Nigeria, says relief agency

Eight people were killed on Sunday when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives among women and children arriving in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri seeking to escape Boko Haram violence in the countryside.

Blasts kills 35 at Nigeria mosque: Is Boko Haram the mastermind behind the attack?
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Blasts kills 35 at Nigeria mosque: Is Boko Haram the mastermind behind the attack?

Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.

Boko Haram seize control of another town in northeast Nigeria
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Boko Haram seize control of another town in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region.

Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill seven
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Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill seven

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon.

118 killed in bombings across Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected
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118 killed in bombings across Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected

Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents.

18 killed in Nigerian university attack
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18 killed in Nigerian university attack

Gunmen attacked worship services at a university campus and a church in northern Nigeria, killing at least 18 people.

Nigeria hit by string of bomb blasts, at least six dead
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Nigeria hit by string of bomb blasts, at least six dead

Kano, like other northern cities in Nigeria, has been plagued by an insurgency led by Islamist sect Boko Haram, blamed for scores of bombings and shootings against mostly government targets.