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Suicide Bomber Kills 3 in NE Nigeria

A teenage girl killed at least three people when she blew herself up in a crowd in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, militia and humanitarian sources told AFP Saturday.

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Nigerian Official: More than 300 Abducted Schoolboys Freed

More than 300 schoolboys abducted last week by armed men in northwest Nigeria have been released, a government official said Thursday.

In an announcement on Nigerian state TV, NTA, Katsina State Gov. Aminu Bello Masari said the 344 boarding school students were turned over to security officials and were being brought to the state capital, where they will get physical examinations before being reunited with their families.

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Boko Haram Claims Kidnapping of Hundreds of Nigerian Students

Jihadist group Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the abduction of hundreds of school students in northwest Nigeria.

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Nigeria Police Says 22 Officers Killed in Protests

Nigeria police said Friday that 22 officers were killed and 205 police stations destroyed during nationwide protests this month and denied reports it had shot at peaceful demonstrators.

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Nigeria President Warns Protesters as Unrest Flares

Nigeria's president has urged an end to unrest sweeping the country but avoided mentioning the police shooting of unarmed demonstrators that sparked international condemnation and unleashed chaos in Africa's biggest city.

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Two Killed, 15 Injured in Jihadist Ambush in Nigeria

Jihadists have ambushed a civilian convoy in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, killing two people and injuring 15, militia sources said Friday.

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Nigeria Oil Industry Scrambles as Price Fall Slams Economy

The collapse in oil prices linked to the coronavirus crisis has seen Nigeria's revenues from crude dry up and left Africa's largest economy more threatened than ever by its dependence on black gold. 

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Three Killed in Boko Haram Suicide Bombing in Nigeria

A girl detonated a bomb, killing three boys at an Islamic seminary in northeast Nigeria in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, a local militia and residents said Friday.

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Jihadists Attack Key Aid Facility in Northeast Nigeria

Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an "extremely violent" attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday.

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Jihadists Free Five Kidnapped Aid Workers in Nigeria

Islamic State-aligned jihadists have released five local aid workers abducted last month in violence-wracked northeastern Nigeria, security sources and one of those freed said Thursday.

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