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Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims
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Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims

LAGOS, July 21 (Reuters) – Police and government authorities have secured the release of 100 people, including women, children and…
Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?
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Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?

Ghana — although surrounded by terror-hit countries — appears at first glance to have been largely spared from terrorist attacks. According…
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
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Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state…
Nigerian official: More than 300 abducted schoolboys freed
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Nigerian official: More than 300 abducted schoolboys freed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 300 schoolboys abducted last week by armed men in northwest Nigeria have been released,…
Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, 112 Chibok girls still missing
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Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, 112 Chibok girls still missing

Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls…
Islamic militants’ deadly resurgence threatens Nigeria polls
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Islamic militants’ deadly resurgence threatens Nigeria polls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Baba Inuwa was pleased to move back to his vegetable farm in Nigeria’s northeast, encouraged by…
The race for Nigeria presidency in 2019
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The race for Nigeria presidency in 2019

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerians will on Feb. 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa’s largest democracy: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu…
30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in Nigeria: UN
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30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in Nigeria: UN

Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in northeast Nigeria after an increase in violence in the Boko…
18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source
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18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source

  Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a…
Abducted Nigeria schoolgirls ‘brought back’ by Boko Haram: parents
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Abducted Nigeria schoolgirls ‘brought back’ by Boko Haram: parents

Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have returned…
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