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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 19, 2018
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of diseaseThe Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
Jul 02, 2018
Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger: Ten soldiers killed, four others missing after strike on military campAn attack on NIger's military camp by Boko Haram killed 10 soldiers, injured three and four others have gone missing
Mar 21, 2018
Boko Haram releases 76 schoolgirls abducted from Dapchi town last month, says Nigeria governmentBoko Haram jihadists have released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls abducted from the northeastern town of Dapchi in February, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.
Dec 31, 2017
Cameroon: 1 killed, 28 wounded after female suicide bomber blows herself up in cafeA female suicide bomber blew herself up in a cafe in Cameroon's far north region Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding 28 others, witnesses told AFP.
Aug 08, 2017
Nigeria: At least 31 fishermen killed by Boko Haram in two separate attackst least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern 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.
Jan 09, 2015
Boko Haram kills over 2,000 in Nigeria, destroys 16 villages in BagaBoko Haram destroyed at least 16 towns and villages in a major attack in northeast Nigeria, local officials said on Thursday,
May 18, 2014
Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group: Goodluck JonathanBoko Haram is no longer a local terror group. It is clearly operating as an al Qaeda operation" in central Africa, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said while speaking at a summit hosted by French President Hollande in Paris yesterday.