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Boko Haram kill 24 in Nigeria village raid: residents

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 02:11

At least 24 people have been killed when Boko Haram gunmen raided a village in northeast Nigeria, where the Islamists have stepped up deadly attacks on villages in recent months.

Nigerian Islamists kill 27 in northeast attacks: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:07

Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram killed 27 villagers in two attacks in Nigeria`s restive northeast this week, a government official said, as violence continued to flare in the face of an army crackdown on the militants.

Nigeria Islamists release video of French hostage: SITE

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 12:29

Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru has released a video of a French national kidnapped in December, the SITE jihadi tracking website said.

`Nigeria Islamists joining with global jihadists`

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 22:09

Many analysts and Nigerians doubt the extent to which Boko Haram has global ambitions.

Suspected Islamists kill eight in northern Nigeria

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 09:53

Boko Haram has also been blamed for recent raids on churches and a prison.

70 dead in clashes in northern Nigeria: Morgue

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 14:22

At least 70 people died in violent clashes between security forces and Islamists in the northern Nigeria city of Bauchi, according to a hospital morgue body count Wednesday.

Nigeria police say suspected Islamists arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 00:45

Police on Saturday said they had arrested dozens of members of an Islamist sect and freed hundreds of civilians kidnapped by the group, after security forces crushed its violent uprising.