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Ahmed Kingimi

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in northeast Nigeria: residents

Nov 01 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Suspected members of the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency killed at least 15 people in an attack on a group of villages in northeast Nigeria late on Wednesday, residents told Reuters.

Many feared dead after Islamist attack in northeast Nigeria: witnesses

Sep 08 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Many people are feared dead after an Islamist militant attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Gudumbali, two residents and a vigilante said on Saturday.

Islamists in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 soldiers: sources

Sep 02 2018

(This Sept 1 story corrects location to Mobbar in paragraph 7.)

As Nigeria elections loom, refugees ordered back to unsafe region

Aug 29 2018

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI Nigerian government officials have ordered thousands of displaced people to return to an unsafe area as pressure mounts to show progress in the war against Islamist groups ahead of a presidential election, according to sources familiar with the situation.

At least 19 killed by Islamists in northeast Nigeria - survivor

Aug 19 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.

Nigerian police say eight Boko Haram suspects confess to Chibok abduction

Jul 18 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Eight suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram have confessed to involvement in the 2014 abduction of some 270 girls from the town of Chibok, the Nigeria Police Force said on Wednesday.

Blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: police

Jun 17 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Blasts have killed at least 20 people in northeast Nigeria, police said, while residents said the toll was even higher in the largest attack for weeks in a region blighted by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency.

Islamic State ally stakes out territory around Lake Chad

Apr 30 2018

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI From the shores of Lake Chad, Islamic State's West African ally is on a mission: winning over the local people.

Islamic State ally stakes out territory around Lake Chad

Apr 30 2018

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI From the shores of Lake Chad, Islamic State's West African ally is on a mission: winning over the local people.

At least four killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city

Apr 27 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria At least four people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria late on Thursday, the national emergency agency said, the second such clash in Maiduguri city in a month.

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