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By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2012
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The Senate President, David Mark, has warned that the nation risks breaking-up if the bombings by Boko Haram sect members are not halted in good time.  Mr Mark made this known on Monday at the beginning of 2012 Senators Retreat in Uyo, the Akwa-Ibom state capital. “At the moment, we cannot just go wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2012
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Kano – Nigeria’s military says two suspected members of a radical Islamist sect were killed and two soldiers wounded when a car bomb exploded during a raid on a suspected hideout for the group. Brigadier General Iliyasu Abba told journalists on Saturday the attack happened at about 01:00 ...
By benim
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Nov 3rd, 2011
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Kano – A purported spokesperson for a Nigerian Islamist sect has dismissed an arms mop up exercise by soldiers in the restive city of Maiduguri as a ploy to disarm residents ahead of a suspected crackdown. In a conference call with journalists in the north-eastern city, a man identifying himsel...
By benim
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Oct 2nd, 2011
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Maiduguri – A witness says suspected members of a radical Muslim sect threw a bomb at soldiers in Nigeria’s restive northeast, killing two bystanders at a nearby wedding. The attack happened on Saturday in Maiduguri, the home of the sect known locally as Boko Haram. A witness who asked fo...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 30th, 2011
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Suspected Islamist sect members on Tuesday opened fire outside of a political rally in northern Nigeria, sparking panic and a stampede that killed at least four people, police said. The incident, days ahead of general elections, occurred after police earlier Tuesday discovered two homemade bombs in a...
By benim
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Oct 23rd, 2010
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Gunmen suspected of being members of Boko Haram Islamist sect believed to be behind a series of killings in recent months have shot dead a local chief in northern Nigeria, a legislator said Saturday. Tukur Ahmad, a neighbourhood chief in northern city of Bauchi was killed by two unidentified gunmen o...