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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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    12 die, houses burnt in Nigeria fuel tanker fire

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 11:10am on April 20, 2021

    Twelve people were killed and dozens of houses burnt when a fuel tanker overturned, spilled its contents and caught fire in central Nigeria, the emergency...

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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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    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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    Prisoners escape from Nigeria jail after armed gang attack

    Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:51am on April 06, 2021

    More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday, in one...

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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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    UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen, S Sudan, Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:14pm on March 23, 2021

    Millions of people in conflict-hit Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria are at risk of famine in the coming months or already facing it, two...

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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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