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# boko-haram - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre
# Massacre
# Massacre

Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre

Oct 3rd 2012, 5:47 PM 5,638 Views 8 Comments

Last week in Mubi, Nigeria’s military conducted a high-profile raid targeting an extremist group, killing a senior figure and arresting 156 suspected members.

# boko-haram - Monday 11 June, 2012

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven

Jun 11th 2012, 12:18 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.

# boko-haram - Monday 30 April, 2012

10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria

Apr 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 1,265 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.

# boko-haram - Friday 9 March, 2012

Details of hostages' last days emerge amid UK and Italian diplomatic row
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Details of hostages' last days emerge amid UK and Italian diplomatic row

Mar 9th 2012, 10:20 PM 3,703 Views 18 Comments

Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara died in a botched rescue attempt in north-western Nigeria yesterday. Italy’s president accused Britain of an “inexplicable” failure to consult with Italy over the mission.

# boko-haram - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city

Jan 22nd 2012, 1:18 PM 1,241 Views 16 Comments

Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.

# boko-haram - Friday 20 January, 2012

Seven killed as Kano rocked by explosions and gunfire
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Seven killed as Kano rocked by explosions and gunfire

Jan 20th 2012, 9:08 PM 1,953 Views 7 Comments

Several are feared dead as panic descends on the largest city in Nigeria. Radical Islamist sect Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for the latest attack.

# boko-haram - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria

Jan 8th 2012, 8:41 PM 2,731 Views 38 Comments

At least 52 people have been killed in recent days by the extremist Boko Haram sect – which has started specifically targeting Christians in northeastern Nigeria.

# boko-haram - Saturday 7 January, 2012

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks
# Nigeria Attacks
# Nigeria Attacks

20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks

Jan 7th 2012, 12:50 PM 1,811 Views 26 Comments

An extremist Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the killings of at least 20 people who had gathered for a meeting of a Christian ethnic group.

# boko-haram - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

Dec 31st 2011, 7:26 PM 3,804 Views 5 Comments

On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

Dec 31st 2011, 5:32 PM 3,470 Views 14 Comments

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

# boko-haram - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service

Dec 25th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,983 Views 21 Comments

Local officials could not confirm how many people were injured, but said there were not enough ambulances to convey the wounded to hospital.

# boko-haram - Saturday 5 November, 2011

67 dead in Nigeria as suicide bombers, gunmen attack
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

67 dead in Nigeria as suicide bombers, gunmen attack

Nov 5th 2011, 2:23 PM 313 Views 4 Comments

Suspicion for the attack has fallen on a radical Muslim sect which bombed the UN headquarters in Nigeria last August.

# boko-haram - Monday 27 June, 2011

Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria

Jun 27th 2011, 10:05 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

Islamist militants have been blamed for the attack, the latest in a series of deadly bombings.