Nigeria

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Muslim sect accuses Nigerian military of inhumane attack

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Nigeria | The Nigerian military killed and buried 347 Shiite Muslims in mass graves following a December clash, the Kaduna state government said during a public hearing…

Attacks in Nigeria highlight new jihadist threat

By Mindy Belz
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Terrorism | Terrorists descended on four villages in northern Nigeria early this morning, destroying homes and killing villagers. Early reports from eyewitnesses say…

Globe Trot: Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: John Kerry became the first U.S. secretary of state to visit a memorial to victims of the U.S. atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima today. He called on the…

Nigerian military creates rehab program for Boko Haram fighters

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Now that Nigeria is making headway against Boko Haram, it faces a new challenge created by terrorists who voluntarily surrender their weapons. How can the…

Nigeria puts Boko Haram on the defense, plans rebuilding efforts

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Cameroon announced today that the multinational force fighting Boko Haram’s insurgency arrested more than 300 fighters and freed at least 2,000 captives…

Captured suicide bomber not one of the Chibok schoolgirls

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Parents from Nigeria’s Chibok community and local authorities have confirmed a female suicide bomber held by Cameroon authorities is not one of the 276…

Captured suicide bomber: I was kidnapped from Chibok

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | A female Nigerian suicide bomber who surrendered to Cameroonian authorities claims she is one of the 276 girls abducted from a boarding school in Chibok by…

Nigerian troops rescue 800 Boko Haram hostages

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Nigerian troops rescued more than 800 hostages held by Boko Haram in a Tuesday operation in parts of Borno state, the army announced Thursday. Spokesman Sani…

Nigerian lawmakers reject bill criminalizing violence against women

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday rejected a bill to end discrimination against women on grounds of religion and tradition—for the third time. The Senate’s…

Suicide bombers kill 24 in northeast Nigerian mosque attack

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Two female suicide bombers killed at least 24 people and injured 23 in an attack on a mosque on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, early this morning. Abba…

Boko Haram fighters starve to the point of surrender

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Dozens of starving Boko Haram fighters and supporters have surrendered to local authorities, according to the Nigerian military, highlighting its success in…

Nigeria asks for U.S. help to fight Boko Haram

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | The United States could soon send Special Operations advisory forces to Nigeria to assist regional troops in the fight against Boko Haram. The possible…

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