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  1. Nigeria: Boko Haram kidnaps 91 women and childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Witnesses said the kidnappings happened in rural Kummabza, 95 miles from Maiduguri, capital of Borno state and the headquarters of a military state of emergency that has failed to curtail near-daily attacks by Boko Haram fighters.

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  2. Bishop: government corruption a factor in Boko Haram violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jun 24, 2014 / 05:16 pm .- The bishop of a northern Nigerian diocese said at a conference last week that among the factors which has led to violence by a radial Islamist group there is the government's corruption and lack of administration.

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  3. 60 more girls, 31 boys abducted in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Tuesday.

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  4. Extremists said to have abducted more NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | USA Today

    Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Tuesday.

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  5. Nigeria abduction: 60 females, 31 boys abducted from villagesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    Security forces denied the kidnappings. Nigeria 's government and military have been widely criticized for their slow response to the abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped April 15. There was no way to safely and independently confirm the report from Kummabza, 150 kilometers from Maiduguri , capital of Borno state and headquarters of a ... (more)

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  6. Tweet #BringBackOurGirls to Find Nigerian SchoolgirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... terrorist group that kidnapped nearly 300 girls in April and bombed a World Cup viewing party Wednesday in Jos, Nigeria. But, as the ongoing crisis in Iraq and the World Cup are grabbing headlines, Wilson and other lawmakers say the girls may slip ...

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  7. Boko Haram 'snatch young boys from across border in Cameroon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Villagers in Cameroon are living in fear of Boko Haram militants who have been launching raids across the border from Nigera to snatch children, a report claims.

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  8. Boko Haram suspected in deadly attack on Nigeria World Cup-viewing venueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    In soccer-mad Nigeria, which is reaching fever pitch amid the World Cup tournament in Brazil, people often cram into viewing centers to watch games.

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  9. Bomb Shakes Nigerian World Cup Viewing VenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... responsibility for the explosion. Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed three people in May at a soccer viewing in Jos, Nigeria, according to The Los Angeles Times . Another two people were killed in April when gunmen stormed a soccer broadcasting ...

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  10. Damaturu Explosion: Police Confirm 14 DeadRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    It was made known Wednesday by the state PPRO Nansak Chegwam, who also claimed that 26 people were injured .

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  11. Suicide bomber strikes Nigeria World Cup screening, killing 14Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Buildings show damage following a suicide bomb explosion at a World cup viewing center in Damaturu, Nigeria.

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  12. Boko Haram Will Make Jonathan Win 2015 Presidential Election- AddoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    A Public Affairs analyst, Emmanuel Addo, on Tuesday in an interview with Vanguard newspaper said President Goodluck Jonathan will win the 2015 presidential election with ease because of the Boko Haram sect.

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  13. Damaturu Explosion: We Have Received 21 Dead Bodies - Hospital Sources RevealRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    According to Reuters, the tragedy occurred on Tuesday soon after the World Cup game, Brazil vs Mexico, kicked off around 8 pm.

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  14. 21 dead in Nigeria football viewing centre blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    At least 21 people were killed when an explosion ripped through a viewing centre showing World Cup football in Damaturu, northern Nigeria, a medical source told AFP on Wednesday.

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  15. World Cup fans targeted in Nigeria blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    An explosion ripped through a football viewing centre in Damaturu, northern Nigeria, on Tuesday, police and residents said, as fans gathered to watch the World Cup.

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  16. Explosion rocks World Cup viewing venue in NigeriaRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | UAport

    By Associated Press View author archive Get author RSS feed Name Email Comment Smoke rises after a bomb blast at a bus terminal in Jos, Nigeria, Photo: AP DAMATURU, Nigeria - A suicide bomber detonated a tricycle taxi packed with explosives at an outdoor World Cup viewing center in a northeast Nigerian city Wednesday night, and witnesses said ... (more)

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  17. Blast hits fans at World Cup screening in northern NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Yahoo!

    The site of a car bomb blast targeting football fans who were watching the Champions League final match in Jos, on May 25, 2014 An explosion ripped through a football viewing centre in Damaturu, northern Nigeria on Tuesday, police and residents said, as fans gathered to watch the World Cup.

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  18. Explosion Rocks Viewing Center In YobeRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    According to Reuters, the tragedy occurred on Tuesday soon after the World Cup game, Brazil vs Mexico, kicked off around 8 pm.

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  19. Explosion Rocks Viewing Center In Yobe, At Least 7 DeadRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    According to Reuters, the tragedy occurred on Tuesday soon after the World Cup game, Brazil vs Mexico, kicked off around 8 pm.

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  20. Reports: WC viewing party bombed in NigeriaRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | CBS Sports

    The Associated Press reports a tricycle taxi was the catalyst for the explosion.

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