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8 killed as bombing targets taxi in northeastern Nigeria

8 killed as bombing targets taxi in northeastern Nigeria

Oct 12, – The National Emergency Management Agency said in a statement that 15 people had been hospitalized with injuries. An explosion targeted a passenger-filled taxi in northeastern Nigeria’s largest city on Wednesday, killing eight people in the deadliest bombing there in several months, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast. The […]

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Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Sep 30, – The attack, blamed on the Boko Haram extremist group, came despite a 4 ½-month-old state of emergency covering three states and one-sixth of the country. It and other recent violence have led many to doubt assurances from the government and the military that they are winning Nigeria’s war on the extremists. Suspected […]

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