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Boko Haram leader ‘kills self’ in fight with rival jihadists


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Nigeria kidnappings: The Chibok captive who defied Boko Haram


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Boko Haram kill villagers in Christmas Eve attack


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Nigeria’s Katsina school abduction: Boko Haram says it took the students


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Nigeria-Boko Haram: Prosecutor urges ICC inquiry into war crimes


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Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeralBoko Haram gunmen on Saturday killed 23 mourners in Borno state in Nigeria’s restive northeast after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said. At around 1030 GMT, the attackers on three motorbikes opened fire on a group of men as they walked back from a funeral in Nganzai district near the state capital Maiduguri, local militia leader Bunu Bukar Mustapha said.



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Nigeria protesters demand end to anti-Boko Haram militia

Nigeria protesters demand end to anti-Boko Haram militiaMore than 2,000 people protested Sunday in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, calling for a ban on the anti-Boko Haram CJTF militia they accuse of abuses after the killing of a rickshaw driver. The protesters blocked major roads in the Suleimanti area of the city and set fires, causing chaos despite pleas from police and military officers, an AFP reporter at the scene saw. “We want the CJTF to be banned from the city because of the abuses we suffer in their hands,” said Suleimanti resident Bukar Saleh.



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Boko Haram jihadist attack kills 8 in Chad: sources

Boko Haram jihadist attack kills 8 in Chad: sourcesN’Djamena (AFP) – Seven Chadian soldiers and a local guard were killed in a Boko Haram jihadist ambush in Lake Chad, the latest in a surge of attacks in the region, security sources said on Sunday. Boko Haram militants have been waging a decade-long insurgency in northwest Nigeria, but the conflict has spilled into Lake Chad where Nigeria borders Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Security sources said the seven Chadian soldiers and the guard were killed in an ambush on Friday in Mbomouga in Chad’s Ngouboua area, and another 13 people were wounded.



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Five die as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village

Five die as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian villageAt least five people were killed and a village razed in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the northern Nigerian Borno state, militia fighting the Islamists told AFP Saturday. Arriving in 10 trucks, the Boko Haram fighters stormed the village of Gasarwa near the garrison town of Monguno late Friday, setting homes on fire. “Five people were killed in the arson, they included two elderly men and three children,” Babakura Kolo, a militia leader in the Borno state capital Maiduguri said.



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Chibok schoolgirls frustrated despite escaping Boko Haram

Chibok schoolgirls frustrated despite escaping Boko HaramOn April 14, 2014, Saraya Amos and 56 of her classmates staged a daring escape from Boko Haram jihadists who raided their secondary school in Chibok, northeast Nigeria. Most of the 106 who have been found or freed as a result of government negotiations with Boko Haram are now studying at the private American University of Nigeria in Yola, Adamawa state.



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