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  1. 1. news | 12 Jan 2015

    NE Nigeria hit by wave of suicide bombings as violence spikes

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Four people were killed in suicide attacks by two female bombers on Sunday in the latest deadly violence in northeast Nigeria after the military appealed for support to help fight Boko Haram.

  2. 2. learning | 26 Jun 2014

    Out-of-this world Messi stars again; Argentina, Nigeria, France, Switzerland adv...

    World Cup English

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Lionel Messi, a native of planet Jupiter according to Nigeria's coach, leads Argentina over the African side and into the knockout stage. Nigeria also advance as do France and Switzerland.

  3. 3. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visits

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram fighters on Sunday overran a strategic town in northeastern Nigeria and seized a military base, as Secretary of State John Kerry pledged further US support against the militants.

  4. 4. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Kerry heads to Nigeria amid tensions over polls, Boko Haram

    By AFP

    » LAGOS - US Secretary of State John Kerry was due in Nigeria Sunday, just weeks away from closely fought elections overshadowed by fears about mounting Boko Haram violence and poll-related unrest.

  5. 5. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram claims Baga attack, threatens Nigeria's neighbours

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a massive attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and threatened Niger, Chad and Cameroon in a new video published online on Tuesday evening.

  6. 6. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram survivor told not to search for children, 'we killed them'

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Kaltuma Wari came out of hiding to look for her 57-year-old husband and six of her nine children after Boko Haram attacked her hometown of Baga in northeast Nigeria.

  7. 7. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Absentee Africa Cup of Nations champions Nigeria vow to rebuild

    By AFP

    » ABUJA - African champions Nigeria have vowed to rebuild following their shock failure to qualify for the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations crown in Equatorial Guinea.

  8. 8. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram suspected after girl, 10, blows herself up in NE Nigeria

    By AFP

    » Two explosions rocked northeast Nigeria on Saturday, including one by a female suicide bomber thought to be just 10 years old who blew herself up in a crowded market, as the US condemned a bloody spike in Boko Haram viol...

  9. 9. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Nigeria suicide bomber aged 10

    By AFP

    » MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA - At least 20 people were killed on Saturday when a young girl, thought to be aged about 10, blew herself up at a crowded market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the Red Cross and vigilante...

  10. 10. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram kills hundreds

    » YOLA, NIGERIA — Hundreds of bodies — too many to count — remain strewn in the bush in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack that Amnesty International suggested Friday is the "deadliest massacre" in the history of Bok...

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