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  1. 11. news | 09 Feb 2015

    Nigeria vows no more vote delays despite new Boko Haram threats

    By AFP

    » Nigeria insisted it will crush Boko Haram militants and avoid another election postponement, even as violence raged and the Islamists' leader vowed to defeat a regional force hunting them.

  2. 12. news | 08 Feb 2015

    Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals

    By AFP

    » Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies, handing a potential lifeline to the ruling party as it battles a tough challenge from the opposition.

  3. 13. news | 07 Feb 2015

    Nigeria weighs six-week election delay

    By AFP

    » Nigeria's knife-edge presidential elections were thrown into increasing doubt on Saturday, as the country's electoral commission met to discuss a minimum six-week delay to voting.

  4. 14. 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.

  5. 15. 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.

  6. 16. 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.

  7. 17. 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.

  8. 18. 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.

  9. 19. 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...

  10. 20. 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...

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