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Gunmen kill 2 Chinese workers in northeast Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 19:40

Gunmen have shot dead two Chinese construction workers in northeast Nigeria, a region under assault by a radical Islamist sect.

Alleged member of Nigeria sect makes peace offer

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 00:04

An alleged member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram has set conditions for peace talks with Nigeria`s government.

`Boko Haram leader arrested in senator`s home`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 21:43

Boko Haram wants to install an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria though the region has a large number of Christians who are in the minority.

Mobile phone towers attacked in north Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 23:27

A radical Islamist sect that has attacked mosques, churches, schools and government buildings at will in Nigeria appears to have added a new target for its violence: mobile phone towers.

Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect`s bunker

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 21:04

Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade.

Politician shot dead in Nigeria

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 20:06

A Nigerian politician, Alhaji Ahmadu, was shot dead by gunmen suspected to be from the Islamist sect Boko Haram, the military said.

At least 8 killed in northeast Nigeria violence

Last Updated: Saturday, May 05, 2012, 23:52

Separate attacks in northeast Nigeria targeting a village and a wedding party killed at least eight people in a region that remains under near-daily assault by a radical Islamist sect.

Nigeria journalist threatened amid sect violence

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 11:04

A journalist in Nigeria said he`s been threatened in recent days after being mentioned as a possible intermediary in peace talks with an Islamist sect.

Nigeria to open talks with Islamist sect: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 13:57

The panel will negotiate with the Boko Haram sect and report back to the government on or before August 16.

Radical Nigerian Muslim group claims attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 21:26

A radical Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the Christmas Eve bombings & church attacks in Nigeria.

Nigerian police probe clashes that killed 700

Last Updated: Monday, August 03, 2009, 17:33

Police in northern Nigeria say they`re investigating how a home-grown Islamist sect unleashed a wave of violence that left more than 700 people dead in clashes last week.

Slain Nigerian sect members buried in mass graves

Last Updated: Monday, August 03, 2009, 14:13

Nigerian authorities swept dozens of bodies into mass graves in the grisly aftermath of last week`s Islamist uprising that killed hundreds of people, officials and residents said.