Boko Haram

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    Edna O’Brien picks up French prize for Boko Haram book

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    Veteran Irish writer Edna O’Brien was honoured with a special prize Tuesday after her latest novel narrowly missed out on France’s Femina award for foreign...

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    Six Cameroonian soldiers killed in jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Yaound | Updated at 03:06pm on September 16, 2019

    Six Cameroonian soldiers were killed Friday in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the far north of the country, authorities said on Sunday...

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    Nigerian soldier killed, three hurt in extremist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 01:40pm on September 07, 2019

    At least one soldier was killed and three others injured when suspected Islamic State-affiliated jihadists ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, according...

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    65 killed in Nigeria terrorist attack

    Reuters . Maiduguri | Updated at 02:47pm on July 29, 2019

    At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral...

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    Blast kills Chad soldiers, journalist after Boko Haram attack

    Agence France-Presse . N’Djamena | Updated at 04:48pm on May 26, 2019

    Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources...

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    Boko Haram attack kills dozens

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Seven soldiers and 38 extremists died in an assault by the jihadist group Boko Haram in southeastern Niger, the defence ministry said on Saturday, the...

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    Death toll rises to 48 in Boko Haram troop attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 04:46pm on September 03, 2018

    The death toll in a Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian army post on the border with Niger has risen to 48, military sources said...

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    Islamists in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 soldiers

    Reuters . Maiduguri | Updated at 11:12am on September 02, 2018

    Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, in one...

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    Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in escalating communal clashes

    Reuters | Updated at 10:30am on June 25, 2018

    Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Sunday in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic...

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    Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill at least 31

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:54pm on June 17, 2018

    Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and...