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They had held her captive for three months in Borno state's Gwoza Hills, an extension of the Mandara Mountains in north-east Nigeria that borders Cameroon's far north.
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African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men.
The National Emergency Management Agency, North East Zone, on Wednesday confirmed that 300 people were displaced during the Dec. 1 insurgent attack at some military formations in Maiduguri.
Nigeria's military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising - both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
Defence headquarters has recommended the trial of over 500 terror suspects and the release of 167 suspects among about 1,400 detainees screened in detention facilities in Maiduguri, Yola and Damaturu between July and September.
By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North Progressive governors, yesterday, accused President Goodluck Jonathan of paying more attention to his re-election in 2015 than tackling soaring security threat to lives and property in the country.
A white Zimbabwean legislator from former PM Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC party has claimed that most white people pulled out of the country's politics because they felt victimised.
President Goodluck Jonathan summoned an emergency security meeting following an attack by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in some parts of Maiduguri on Monday.
Authorities in northeastern Nigeria imposed a 24-hour curfew around the region's main city on Monday after Islamic militants staged an audacious attack apparently aimed at a government air base, news reports said, describing the assault as among the most dramatic in the insurgents' campaign to create an Islamic state.
A member of the National Transportation Safety Board says investigators plan to conduct interviews Monday or Tuesday with the engineer and conductor of the train involved in a fatal derailment in New York City.
Scores of people including military personnel were killed as suspected Boko Haram terrorists early Monday attacked military facilities and civilians in Maiduguri, residents, government sources, and security personnel have said.
A military plane, that will airlift troops for a military patrol in Hausari village, is parked at Abuja Airport in Abuja June 5, 2013.
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram fighters in the early hours of Monday launched a massive attack on the Nigerian Air Force Base in northeast city of Maiduguri in Borno State, killing an undisclosed number of people, a competent police source said.
Hundreds of Islamic militants in trucks and a stolen armored personnel carrier attacked an air force base on the outskirts of a Nigerian city before dawn Monday, officials and witnesses said, possibly leaving scores of people dead in one of the insurgent group's most daring attacks ever.