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    34 killed in northwest Nigeria

    Reuters . Bauchi, Nigeria | Updated at 12:10am on June 17, 2019

    An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence...

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    IS says it killed 20 Nigerian soldiers

    Reuters . Maiduguri, Nigeria | Updated at 01:24am on June 15, 2019

    Islamic State’s West African branch on Friday claimed responsibilty for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters...

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    Nigerian gangs kill 43 in several attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    Gunmen on motorbikes killed 43 people in waves of attacks in northern Nigeria, police said Monday, the latest violence by criminal gangs raiding villages and...

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    11 missing Niger soldiers found dead after gunmen killed 17

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 02:30pm on May 16, 2019

    The bodies of 11 missing Niger soldiers have been discovered after an ambush by armed men killed 17 of their colleagues on patrol near the...

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    Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers

    Reuters. London | Updated at 06:24pm on May 01, 2019

    From algorithms to track ‘dark’ ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can...

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    10 dead, 30 children hurt as Nigeria cop rams car into crowd

    Agence-France-Presse . Nigeria | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Ten people were killed and more than 30 injured when a policeman rammed his car into a group of children during an Easter procession in...

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    Bangladesh HC in Nigeria wins ‘Best Foreign Participant Award’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:31pm on April 09, 2019

    Bangladesh High Commission received best foreign participant award at Kaduna international trade fair in Abuja, Nigeria. The Bangladesh mission for...

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    50 killed in clashes with bandits in Nigeria: Govt

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:16am on April 06, 2019

    At least 50 people were killed in clashes with bandits in northwest Nigeria, which has been riven by cattle rustling and kidnapping, the state government...

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    9 killed in Lagos building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Rescuers on Wednesday recovered nine bodies and rescued 37 people alive from the wreckage of a collapsed four-storey building in the Nigeria’s economic capital Lagos.Children...

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    Nigeria school bulding collapses, 100 feared trapped

    Reuters . Lagos | Updated at 07:39pm on March 13, 2019

    An unknown number of people died and up to 100 children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary school collapsed...

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