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Nigeria's ailing President Buhari returns home: Witness

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Friday after nearly two months of medical leave in Britain, state television and a Reuters witness said.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Boko Haram gunmen kill 11 in NE Nigeria: vigilantes

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback killed at least 11 people in northeast Nigeria this week, two civilian vigilantes assisting the military said on Thursday.

Apr 21, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Mass burial after army-Shiite clash in northern Nigeria

Nearly 350 dead bodies were buried in a mass grave in northern Nigeria after clashes between the army and supporters of a Shiite cleric, a public official has told an inquiry into the unrest.

Apr 13, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigerian village

At least 15 people were killed by gunmen in a village in Nigeria`s central north Kaduna state, a local resident told Xinhua.

Jan 03, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

At least 39 killed in Nigeria bomb blasts

Abuja: At least 39 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in Nigeria`s northern city of Kaduna Wednesday, security sources and eyewitness said.

Jul 24, 2014, 07:37 AM IST

`Suicide bomber` in Nigeria`s Kaduna city kills at least 25

A suicide bomb today in the north Nigeria city of Kaduna killed at least 25 people, in what appeared to be an assassination attempt targeting a cleric who has criticised Boko Haram, police said.

Jul 23, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

Nigerian president condemns terror attacks

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned recent bomb attacks in the Bauchi and Kaduna states.

Jun 30, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

38 killed in Nigeria attacks

Two attacks on villages in central north Nigeria`s Kaduna state by suspected Fulani herdsmen have claimed at least 38 lives while scores of others have sustained injuries, authorities said Tuesday.

Jun 25, 2014, 03:19 AM IST

Gunmen kill 38 in north Nigeria`s Kaduna state: Officials

Unidentified gunmen killed 38 people, mostly women and children, in raids on two villages in northern Nigeria`s Kaduna state, an area plagued by years of sectarian conflict, officials said Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2014, 22:13 PM IST

100 killed in Nigeria attacks as gunmen storm villages

100 people were killed in religiously divided centre of Nigeria this weekend, local officials said as tensions between Muslim-dominated herdsmen and mostly Christian farmers again turned deadly.

Mar 16, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

19 killed in attacks in northern Nigeria

Nineteen people were killed over the weekend in Nigeria`s northern state of Kaduna where gunmen attacked two villages of a local community, officials said.

Apr 02, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

Nigeria military base bombing: Death toll hits 30

The death toll in a twin suicide bombing at a church inside a military barracks in Kaduna state in northern Nigeria has risen to at least 30.

Nov 26, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

Twin suicide attacks at church kill 11 in Nigeria

Two suicide bombers targeted a church inside a military barrack in northern Nigeria, killing at least 11 people and injuring several others.

Nov 25, 2012, 20:28 PM IST

Nigeria President sacks NSA, defence minister

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has come under heightened criticism for improper handling of the insurgency by Boko Haram.

Jun 23, 2012, 10:21 AM IST

Over 100 killed in Nigerian church attacks: UN

UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, has condemned the attacks by Boko Haram against places of worship and religious freedom.

Jun 23, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Nigeria: 101 dead in sectarian clashes

Nigeria has both Muslim and Christian population, with Muslims predominant in the north while Christians mostly live in the South.

Jun 21, 2012, 11:35 AM IST

Nigeria bombings: Boko Haram claims responsibility; toll rises to 75

Boko Haram claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks that left at least 75 people dead in northern Nigeria on Sunday.

Jun 18, 2012, 11:51 AM IST

50 people killed in Easter Sunday bombings in Nigeria

A roadside car bomb in Nigeria`s northern town of Kaduna killed several people on Easter on Sunday.

Apr 08, 2012, 15:38 PM IST

Gunmen kill 2 police officers in Nigeria

The shooting happened a day after the radical sect known as Boko Haram orchestrated a prison break, freeing 119 inmates.

Feb 17, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Few people vote in northern Nigeria states

Voters trickled out to polling stations in two states in northern Nigeria.

Apr 28, 2011, 16:22 PM IST