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6 hrs ago | CFR.org

A Special Report by the Nigeria Security Network and the Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update

The Nigeria Security Network, a group of academics and think tankers, has issued a special report on the remarkable expansion of Boko Haram's control in the northeastern state of Borno.

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11 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Scores killed as Boko Haram overrun Nigerian town

Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Scores killed as Boko Haram overrun Nigerian town

A girl and her father in an internally displaced persons camp that was set up for Nigerians fleeing the violence committed against them by Boko Haram militants, at Wurojuli, Gombe State September 1, 2014 MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Boko Haram captures Nigerian town

The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram captured the northeastern town of Bama, about 72 kilometres from the capital of Borno state, Maiduguri, a senator representing the region said.

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19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Military Imposes Maiduguri Curfew After Killing Suspects

NO fewer than 45 Boko Haram terror suspects were killed, after troops of 7 Division of Nigerian Army in Borno State repelled the insurgents in a convoy of over two dozen Hilux vehicles and motorcycles to attack Bama town at about 4.30am.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: President Jonathan's Ministers Strategise As 2015 Poll Draws Nearer

Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Osogbo, Ilorin, Maiduguri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto - Ministers, especially those from all Progressive Congress are already strategising for his re-election bid ahead of the 2015 presidential election.

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Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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Vanguard

Army repels Boko Haram attack, kills 45

No fewer than 45 suspected members of Boko Haram sect have been killed in an encounter with military troops when the terrorists attempted to invade and take over Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 14, Torch Houses in Borno

IN a fashion that could only spell the absolute absence of fear and opposition, the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, early Saturday invaded four Borno villages, including Jibwhiwhui, in over a dozen Toyota Hilux vans and motorcycles, killing 14 people and torching houses and shops.

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Ghanamma.com

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Set To Reclaim Northern Borno

Military sources in Maiduguri, yesterday, said that the aerial surveillance in northern Borno was part of the military operations to reclaim the border town with Cameroon, reports Vanguard.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Vanguard

Why Gwoza is easy target for Boko Haram - Investigation

When last weekend the leader of the Islamist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, said Gwoza in Borno State had been declared an 'Islamic Caliphate', following its alleged capture, the military was quick to deny the claim.

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In-depth Africa

Boko Haram: Borno residents condemn plans to denigrate ex-Governor Sheriff

Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital have said that, reports going round linking former governor of the state, Ali Modu Sheriff and Ex-military chief, General Ihiejirika with the Islamic sect, Boko Haram was politics in action.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Boko Haram: Mass exodus in Dikwa; Emir, DPO, locals flee over fear of attack

Reports reaching DailyPost from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital reveal that the Shehu of Dikwa, Alhaji Abba Tor Shehu Masta II has relocated from his domain for fear of Boko Haram attack.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Boko Haram occupies churches in Borno, Adamawa'

The Director Social Communications, Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, Fr. Gidoen Obasogie, on Thursday said the Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the entire Madagali town and Parish Rectory of the Catholic Church in the area.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vanguard

Military uncovers terrorists' new tricks

Fresh indication has emerged that terrorists are currently employing new tricks to beat security checks.

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Al Jazeera

Boko Haram seizes town after soldiers 'flee'

Boko Haram has seized control of a Nigerian town after hundreds of soldiers stationed there reportedly fled across the border to Cameroon, a police source said.

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Nigeria soldiers who fled into Cameroon head home

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Low Turnout in Hospitals As Doctors Suspend Strike

Abuja, Bauchi, Lokoja, Maiduguri, Calabar, Owerri, Yola, Lagos - There was low turnout of patients at hospitals across the country yesterday after the Nigerian Medical Association called off its nationwide strike while many doctors were yet to resume work in some hospitals, a situation our correspondents attributed to internal arrangements within ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Thousands flee to Cameroon after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

A Boko Haram attack on a border town in northeast Nigeria forced thousands of people to flee on Monday, in a fresh assault indicating the militants' growing ability to strike at will.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Gwoza: The troubled town

Gwoza is a Local Government Area of Borno State. Its headquarters is in the town of Gwoza, a border town about 135 kilometres Southeast ofMaiduguri, the state capital.

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