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Toll from botched Nigeria air strike rises to 90: MSF

January 20, 2017 1:00 pm

"Around 90 people were killed when a Nigerian air force plane circled twice and dropped two bombs in the middle of the town of Rann," MSF said in a statement.

Blast hits Nigerian Petroleum Development Company pipeline

June 10, 2016 12:29 pm

Oil output by Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) member- Nigeria- has fallen to a 20-year low due to a series of attacks on oil pipelines in the southern Niger Delta.

Nigeria: Security forces kill oil militants, separatists

May 31, 2016 9:15 am

Soldiers fired on speedboats believed to be carrying Niger Delta militants preparing to strike oil installations and killed or wounded an unknown number, army spokesman said.

On Heroes’ Day, Biafran community holds protest in Delhi seeking freedom from Nigeria

May 31, 2016 2:25 am

The demonstrators, hailing from Biafra in eastern Nigeria, paid homage to those killed during the 1967- 1970 period while defending Biafra and lit candles in their memories.

Boko Haram using more children as suicide bombers: Report

April 13, 2016 11:16 am

One of every five suicide bombers deployed by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, usually a girl, according to the report.

Nigeria: Five facts about the missing Chibok schoolgirls

April 11, 2016 10:57 am

Under the hashtag #bringbackourgirls, politicians, celebrities and the public globally united to demand the return of the girls who disappeared without a trace.

Nigeria to verify if would-be bomber in Cameroon a kidnapped Chibok girl

March 27, 2016 5:05 pm

In 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Boko Haram has carried out suicide bombings often using girls.

Nigeria: 85 people killed in weekend Boko Haram attack near Maiduguri

February 01, 2016 9:32 pm

Borno State health commissioner Haruna Mshelia said 75 bodies were brought into the hospitals, while 10 others had been buried on Sunday.

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead: officials

February 01, 2016 7:34 am

The shooting, burning and explosions from three suicide bombers continued for nearly four hours in the unprotected area.

Two female suicide bombers attack Cameroon mosque, killing 10

January 13, 2016 6:44 pm

The attack killed at least 10 people and wounded about a dozen others.

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