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13 hrs ago | United Nations
Students at a school operated by Future Prowess Islamic Foundation in Maiduguri, Nigeria, which provides free primary education for orphans and vulnerable children.
19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
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.
Following the fears of spread of the Ebola Virus Disease through international air and seaports, including border land outposts of Nigerian Immigration Serives in the Northeast sub-region of country, Cameroon has closed its borders with Nigeria and suspended all flights to and from Nigeria.
Children read from the Koran in a classroom in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.
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Demonstrators hold up a banner during a rally that was held to mark the 120th day since the abduction of two hundred school girls by the Boko Haram, in Abuja August 12, 2014.
It's no secret what Boko Haram wants. Dissatisfied with the Nigerian state, and unhappy with the pervasive and corrosive influence of western culture, it has long sought to establish an Islamic state in north-eastern Nigeria, one governed by its strict interpretation of Islamic Sharia law.
Islamist militants attacked Gwoza in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, last Wednesday, leaving dozens of people dead and sending others fleeing for their lives, some to hills near the border with Cameroon.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 02:23 pm
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