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By:Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic extremists used home-made explosives and heavy guns to attack a village in Nigeria’s northeast, killing 52 people and razing more than 300 homes, security officials and witnesses said Monday. It was among the highest death tolls in atta...
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BAUCHI, Nigeria – A suicide car bomber attacked a Catholic church conducting Mass in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing one person and wounding another 46 in a region under assault by a radical Islamist sect, officials said. An Associated Press journalist heard the explosion after 9 a.m. Sunda...
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A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives Sunday outside a church in central Nigeria as gunmen attacked another church in the nation’s northeast, killing at least six people and wounding dozens of others in the latest attacks targeting Christian worshippers in a nation increasingly divided ...
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Lagos – Nigeria is facing a “high risk” of a terrorist attack over the Easter holiday, the United Kingdom warned its citizens on Thursday, as the US issued a similar warning to those living in the West African nation that sees near-daily attacks by a radical Islamist sect. The UK fo...
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Feb 24th, 2012
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Maiduguri – Police discovered the body of a 79-year-old Christian woman killed in northeast Nigeria, with a note in Arabic left on her chest reading: “We will get you soon”, a witness said. The slaying raises religious tensions in Nigeria as a radical Islamist sect increasingly targ...
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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Multiple explosions rocked Nigeria’s second-largest city, witnesses say, just over a month after a radical Islamist sect claimed an attack there that left at least 185 people dead. The attacks that occurred at a military checkpoint on a highway in Kano raise fears that the radical Islamist sect...
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Jan 25th, 2012
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Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect attacked a police station in this north Nigeria city where its coordinated assaults last week killed at least 185 people. Youths overran the bombed station Wednesday and blood and investigative files covered the floor. Gunmen likely from the sect known as ...
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Jan 2nd, 2012
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MAIduguri – A purported spokesperson for Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has threatened to confront soldiers after the president declared an emergency in areas hit by attacks blamed on the militants. “We find it pertinent to state that soldiers will only kill innocent Muslims in the lo...
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Nov 24th, 2011
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Kano – A purported spokesperson for Islamist sect Boko Haram claimed on Thursday that the group, blamed for attacks including the suicide bombing of UN headquarters in Nigeria, has links with al-Qaeda. “It is true we have links with al-Qaeda,” the man identifying himself as Abul Qaq...
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Sep 18th, 2011
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Lagos – Videos have emerged purporting to show members of a Nigerian Islamist sect preparing for suicide attacks, including a young man said to be responsible for last month’s bombing of UN headquarters. The two videos obtained by AFP are said to be from the sect known as Boko Haram and c...