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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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    Hundreds fleeing jihadist attacks on Nigerian town

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:23pm on April 15, 2021

    Hundreds of residents of the northeast Nigerian town of Damasak were fleeing into neighbouring Niger on Wednesday trying to escape days of jihadist attacks, locals...

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    IS-linked jihadists attack humanitarian facilities in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:44am on April 11, 2021

    Islamic State-linked jihadists in Nigeria attacked humanitarian facilities in the restive northeastern town of Damasak, aid workers told AFP on Saturday...

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    Gunmen kill 26 in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:22pm on March 27, 2021

    Criminal gangs have killed two dozen local vigilate guards and a soldier in central Nigeria, officials said on Friday, in the latest violence in the...

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    19 killed, 34 injured in Nigerian road crash: official

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:24am on March 23, 2021

    Nineteen people died and 34 were injured in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state after a speeding bus veered off the road when one of its tyres...

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    Gunmen kidnap unspecified number of students in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 12:41am on March 16, 2021

    Gunmen on Monday seized an unspecified number of primary school pupils and teachers in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna, the government said, in a...

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