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Fresh indication has emerged that terrorists are currently employing new tricks to beat security checks.
Nigerian government soldiers, who witnesses said fled into neighboring Cameroon during a clash with a large number of Islamic fighters of Boko Haram, handed over their weapons to Cameroonian authorities and were on their way back to Nigeria, the Nigerian defense headquarters said.
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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.
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.
Armed soldiers from 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Thursday, stormed the Maiduguri Northeast regional office of Media Trust, publishers of Daily Trust Newspaper.
Students at a school operated by Future Prowess Islamic Foundation in Maiduguri, Nigeria, which provides free primary education for orphans and vulnerable children.
A group of soldiers in the North-eastern part of the country is refusing to fight Islamist sect, Boko Haram, until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers has told the BBC Hausa Service.
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from August 9 to August 15, 2014.
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 10 people who had fled their homes to escape repeated attacks by the insurgents, after hunting them down in a nearby village, witnesses said today.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:31 pm
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