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Nigerian Army repels Boko Haram attack near state capital: Witnesses

Up to seven people died when Nigeria`s Army repelled an attack on Sunday by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a village near a northern state capital, residents and military sources said.

Nigeria frees 90 after dislodging Boko Haram from NE villages: Army

 Nigeria`s military said on Friday it had rescued 90 people, including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram Islamists from two villages in the country`s restive northeast.