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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 18 2017

Three suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria, emergency agency says

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Suspected suicide bombers killed at least 12 people and injured 26 others on Monday in northeast Nigeria's state of Borno, epicenter of the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency, the chairman of the local emergency agency said.

Aug 15 2017

Suicide bombers kill 27, wound 83 in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, two local officials said, in an attack bearing the hallmark of Boko Haram militants.

Aug 12 2017

U.N. relations with Nigeria 'intact' after dispute over army raid

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria The United Nations' relationship with Nigeria is intact, a U.N. official said on Saturday, despite a military raid on a compound belonging to the international body in the conflict-ridden northeast.

Jun 20 2017

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill two in police ambush in northeast Nigeria: police

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Suspected Boko Haram militants killed two people and wounded six others in an ambush on a police convoy in northeast Nigeria's Borno state on Tuesday, a police spokesman said.

Jun 19 2017

Suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria's Borno state: police

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, birthplace of the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency, police said on Monday.

May 12 2017

Purported Boko Haram fighter says group plans to bomb Nigerian capital - video

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria A man purporting to be a Boko Haram fighter said the Islamist militant group plans to bomb Nigeria's capital, Abuja, in a video seen by Reuters on Saturday.

May 08 2017

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram for prisoners

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok three years ago in exchange for prisoners, the presidency said on Saturday.

Mar 22 2017

Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern Nigeria, police say

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled the Islamist militants Boko Haram killed four and injured 18 in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, the state police commissioner said on Wednesday. | Video

Mar 19 2017

Three suicide bombers kill four people in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Three suicide bombers killed four people and injured eight others in a village near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

Mar 14 2017

Purported Boko Haram video shows execution of alleged Nigerian spies

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Islamist militant sect Boko Haram on Tuesday released a video purporting to show the execution of three men the group accused of being Nigerian military spies.


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