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Nigeria: Suicide attack at World Cup viewing venue, 14 killed

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10:19

Several people were killed in a suicide attack in Yobe state on late Tuesday as the victims were watching World Cup match at an outdoor viewing centre in Damaturu town.

1,000 killed in Boko Haram conflict this year: Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 00:02

More than 1,000 people have been killed so far this year in three states in northeastern Nigeria worst hit by Boko Haram violence, according to the country`s main relief organisation.

Nigeria horror: Boko Haram massacre dozens of students sleeping in dormitories

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:46

Besides killing 43 students, they also abducted 16 girls, reports from Nigeria said.

95 killed in operations against Boko Haram in Nigeria

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:47

The face-off between Nigeria`s Joint Task Force (JTF) in the country`S restive northern region and Boko Haram militants witnessed a bloody encounter in Borno and Yobe states with about 95 militants killed, military said Friday.

Nigeria college massacre: Boko Haram kill over 50 students while asleep

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 09:27

Just three days before Nigeria is to celebrate its 53rd Independence Day, the country had to witness a tragic massacre as gunmen killed over 50 students as they slept in dormitories.

Boko Haram gunmen kill students as they sleep in Nigerian college

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 18:27

Suspected Islamist militants stormed a college in northeastern Nigeria and shot dead around 40 male students, some of them while they slept early on Sunday, witnesses said.

Suspected Islamists steal 125 kg of dynamite in Nigeria

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 23:23

Gunmen suspected to be allied to Islamist sect Boko Haram have stormed a construction site in northeast Nigeria, carting off 125 kg of dynamite.

30 killed in Nigeria school attack

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 16:13

Most of the victims were burnt alive by the assailants in yesterday`s attack in a boarding school in Potiskum area.

Boko Haram militants attack school in Nigeria, 42 students dead

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 18:40

At least 42 students and one teacher were shot dead by suspected Islamic extremists in the northeast Nigerian town here on Saturday.

Nigeria`s president declares state of emergency in 3 states

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 00:27

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declared state of emergency in three troubled northern states, where a radical Islamist outfit has been carrying out killings and battling with government forces.

Indians advised to avoid visiting 3 Nigerian states

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 16:41

Indians have been advised to avoid visiting three states in Nigeria where emergency has been declared to combat militancy.

Nine killed by Boko Haram militants in shootout in Nigeria

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 00:18

Radical Islamist sect Boko Haram militants stormed a police station in northeast Nigeria`s Yobe state, sparking a shootout in which four policemen and five insurgents were killed, officials said.