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    Armed cattle thieves kill 53 villagers in northern Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:55pm on June 12, 2021

    Armed cattle thieves have killed 53 people in northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, police and local residents said Saturday, the latest violence to hit the restive...

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    13 wedding guests die after boat capsizes in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:18am on June 06, 2021

    Thirteen people died in northwest Nigeria’s Sokoto state when a boat ferrying wedding guests capsized, officials said, a week after 150 people went missing in...

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    66 killed by gunmen in northwest Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:52am on June 06, 2021

    A gang of cattle thieves killed 66 people in raids on seven villages in northwest Nigeria’s Kebbi state, police told AFP on Saturday...

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    Scores of children abducted from Nigeria school

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:02am on May 31, 2021

    Gunmen kidnapped scores of children from an Islamic school in central Nigeria, officials said, the latest mass abduction to hit Africa’s most populous nation. Some...

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    At least 150 people missing as boat capsizes in Nigeria river

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 02:07pm on May 27, 2021

    More than 150 people were feared drowned in northwest Nigeria on Wednesday after an overloaded boat ferrying passengers to a market sank in the Niger...

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    35, including 20 soldiers, killed in Nigeria ISWAP attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:23am on May 05, 2021

    Jihadists have killed 35 people, including five troops and 15 militiamen, in two attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northern Borno state, sources told AFP Tuesday...

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    Rivals kill Nigeria kidnap kingpin

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 02:24pm on May 01, 2021

    A Nigerian bandit chief who led the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren has been killed in armed clashes with a rival gang, days after reneging...

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    Thieves kill nine cops in NW Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:40am on April 27, 2021

    A gang of cattle thieves have killed nine policemen in a shootout in Nigeria’s north-western Kebbi state, police told AFP Monday.

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    11 killed in jihadists attack in northeast Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:20am on April 25, 2021

    At least 11 civilians were killed when IS-aligned jihadists invaded a town in northeast Nigerian Yobe state, an official and residents told AFP on Saturday...

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    Five Nigerian soldiers killed in jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:04am on April 18, 2021

    Five Nigerian soldiers were killed, four injured and dozens missing when IS-aligned jihadists attacked a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, two military officers...

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