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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko HaramBy HARUNA UMAR Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army rele
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 minutes ago
By HARUNA UMAR Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118... Read more
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New York Daily News
Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko HaramMonday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima, second right, sp
New York Daily News / Posted 35 minutes ago
Monday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima, second right, speaks with people freed by Nigeria Army, in Maiduguri Nigeria. Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership of the deadly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko HaramMonday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima, second right, sp
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 48 minutes ago
Monday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima, second right, speaks with people freed by Nigeria Army, in Maiduguri Nigeria. Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership of the deadly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nigeria army releases 244 who denounced Boko HaramMAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have
Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56 women, 19 teens and 51... Read more
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ABC News
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsand deaths in the facilities. The public release Monday of the ex-Boko Haram s
ABC News / Posted 9 hours ago
and deaths in the facilities. The public release Monday of the ex-Boko Haram suspects at the military barracks in Maiduguri was done to mark Nigeria's Armed Forces Remembrance Day. Young men were paraded at the event in Maiduguri, telling... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56 women, 19 teens and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects w
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 9 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group. Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those released Monday... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects w
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group. Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those released Monday... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects w
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group. Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those released Monday... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspectsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects w
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group. Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those released Monday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Army Releases 244 Repentant Boko Haram Suspects to Borno Govt56 women, 118 adult male, 19 under aged persons and 51 children. Presenting th
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
56 women, 118 adult male, 19 under aged persons and 51 children. Presenting the suspects at the Military Cemetery in Maiduguri, venue of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Rogers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Role in Negotiation With Boko Haram, Release of Chibok Girls - Zannah Mustaphaforth on rescuing abductees? If say we go there today and we secure more girls,
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forth on rescuing abductees? If say we go there today and we secure more girls, then the next one will be the University of Maiduguri staffers, or the women abducted along Damboa road etc. Doing this would even further embolden the Boko Haram to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mixed Reactions to Maiduguri Curfewon terror group Boko Haram. Some welcome the measures, others say they erode fr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
on terror group Boko Haram. Some welcome the measures, others say they erode freedoms. The curfew in the state's capital Maiduguri was first imposed in early January following an upsurge in attacks by Boko Haram. Residents had been ordered to... Read more
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DW
Nigeria: Mixed reactions to Maiduguri curfew |The curfew in the state's capital Maiduguri was first imposed in early January
DW / Posted 4 days ago
The curfew in the state's capital Maiduguri was first imposed in early January following an upsurge in attacks by Boko Haram. Residents had been ordered to stay off the streets between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. to allow armed forces to complete ongoing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2017 - Strikes, Corruption, Others Characterise Nigeria's Education Sectordistress came in August when Boko Haram terrorists extended their bloodletting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
distress came in August when Boko Haram terrorists extended their bloodletting to students and staff in the University of Maiduguri, killing and maiming. In the midst of the chaos, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS lost its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Deputy Secretary Lays Wreath to Fallen HeroesThe UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammad, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, lai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammad, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, laid wreath in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east. Mrs. Muhammad, accompanied by Zainab Ahmad, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Doctors Threaten Strike, Issue 21-Day Ultimatumpay arrears from 2014. The chairman of the association, Dr Bukar Abba Gana, st
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
pay arrears from 2014. The chairman of the association, Dr Bukar Abba Gana, stated this at a press conference yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. He noted that at a time when doctors across the federation were going on strike on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Warn Against Harbouring Boko Haram Insurgents On the Runnearest to them. Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
nearest to them. Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, gave the warning in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Kukasheka said intelligence reports indicated that the insurgents were taking refuge in dry wells and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Kill Two Female Suicide Bombers, Arrest Anotherattacks in Gamboru village, the army said. The spokesperson of Operation Lafiy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
attacks in Gamboru village, the army said. The spokesperson of Operation Lafiya Dole military command and control centre, Maiduguri, Onyema Nwachukwu, said the explosives could have caused many deaths had the troops not intercepted the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Military Hands Over Chibok Girl, Others to Borno Govtoperations against Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest. While handing over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
operations against Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest. While handing over the girls and a baby at Government House, Maiduguri, Nicholas said the step-up in the onslaught on Boko Haram insurgents resulted in the rescue of the girls and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Hand Over Rescued Chibok Girl to Borno GovtOperation Lafiya Dole, presented two rescued girls, including Pogu, to the Depu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Operation Lafiya Dole, presented two rescued girls, including Pogu, to the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Durkwa, in Maiduguri. Nicholas disclosed that Pogu was rescued on Jan. 4, alongside one other girl, Jamila Adams, by troops of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Have We Seen the Back of Boko Haram?day Giwa Barracks was almost overrun by Boko Haram? Yes I was there. In summary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
day Giwa Barracks was almost overrun by Boko Haram? Yes I was there. In summary that fateful Friday we set off early from Maiduguri to Konduga for the 3rd day prayer of a deceased relative. Curiously all the multiple checkpoints along the forty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Doctors Issue 21-Day Ultimatum to Govt Over ConmessMaiduguri — THE Association of Borno State Doctors, ABSB, has issued a 21-day u
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Maiduguri — THE Association of Borno State Doctors, ABSB, has issued a 21-day ultimatum to Governor Kashim Shettima to implement the revised Consolidated Medical Salary Structure, CONMESS, and pay four years' arrears or face industrial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Names Eriomala As Nico Acting Chief, Obiora Heads Museums Commissionof Adazi-elu in Anaocha, Anambra State. He holds a B.Sc. in Political and Admin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
of Adazi-elu in Anaocha, Anambra State. He holds a B.Sc. in Political and Administrative Studies from the University of Maiduguri. He also obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree in 1992/93 from University of Lagos, and was called to the Bar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Doctors Threaten Strike, Give 21-Day Ultimatumoutstanding salary arrears. The ABSB Chairman, Dr. Bukar Abbagana, gave the dea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
outstanding salary arrears. The ABSB Chairman, Dr. Bukar Abbagana, gave the deadline yesterday at a news conference in Maiduguri, the state capital.He said the doctors are being owed four years arrears of the revised Consolidated Medical Salary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Doctors Threaten Strike, Issue 21-Day Ultimatum to Govtallowances by the government. The chairman of the association, Bukar Abbagana,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
allowances by the government. The chairman of the association, Bukar Abbagana, made the disclosure at a news conference in Maiduguri. Mr. Abbagana said the association unanimously resolved to embark on industrial action following failure of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Breaches At Lagos Airport Runway - Nigeria Risks Losing Safety Certificationspoor banking system then, people carried money in bags. We usually brought peop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
poor banking system then, people carried money in bags. We usually brought people from the North-east part of the country, Maiduguri, to Lagos. They came and changed money in the morning so we carried them back. So there were bags of money in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1,050 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender - - Nigerian ArmyNwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, m
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Mr. Nwachukwu, a colonel, said 250 fighters of the Al Barnawi-led faction of the insurgents had surrendered to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wife of Boko Haram's Factional Leader, Mamman Nur, Killedwar against the Nigerian security forces in August 2009. The spokesman of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
war against the Nigerian security forces in August 2009. The spokesman of the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command in Maiduguri, Onyema Nwachukwu, said about 250 Boko Haram fighters on the side of Mamman Nur (Albarnawi camp) surrendered. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1,050 Boko Haram Insurgents SurrenderNwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, m
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu disclosed that 250 fighters of the Al Barnawi-led faction of the insurgents had surrendered to Nigerian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Borno Extends Curfew By One WeekMaiduguri — The Borno State Government has on the advice of the Theatre Command
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Maiduguri — The Borno State Government has on the advice of the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole again extended the rescheduled curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am by another week. It will last till Friday, January 12. This is contained in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Factional Leader Wounded By TroopsNwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, m
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that Nur sustained fatal injuries following artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Inaugurates Dry Port, Rail Coaches in Kadunathe past. He said apart from the Kaduna Inland Dry Port, six other dry ports l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the past. He said apart from the Kaduna Inland Dry Port, six other dry ports located in Ibadan, Aba, Kano, Jos, Funtua and Maiduguri, had been gazetted and were at various stages of completion. Buhari urged relevant stakeholders across the public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Commissions 2 Trains, 10 Coachesto Benin, Agbor, and Onitsha to Port Harcourt. He also said another standard ga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
to Benin, Agbor, and Onitsha to Port Harcourt. He also said another standard gauge line will be built from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri with branches to Owerri, Akwa, Abakaliki, Makurdi, Yola, and Damaturu. The federal government will also focus on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Rescue Another Chibok SchoolgirlMaiduguri — Nigerian troops on Thursday rescued a girl who was part of over 270
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Maiduguri — Nigerian troops on Thursday rescued a girl who was part of over 270 schoolgirls that were kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect north-east of the country in 2014. The girl has been identified as Salomi Pagu, rescued in Pulka in the Borno... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Warns Customs, Others Against Frustrating Smooth Operation of Dry Portssaid in addition to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port, six other Inland Dry Ports in I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
said in addition to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port, six other Inland Dry Ports in Ibadan, Aba, Kano, Jos, Funtua and Maiduguri, which had also been gazetted, were at various stages of completion. He congratulated the Kaduna State Government,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suicide Bomber Hits Mosque in Borno Stateextremist group has also stepped up its attacks in Borno state in recent months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
extremist group has also stepped up its attacks in Borno state in recent months, particularly around the regional capital Maiduguri -- the birthplace of its Islamist insurgency. On Tuesday, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau released a video... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Buhari Assures Nigerians of Rail Developmentwould further focus on costal rail like Lagos-Calabar with branches to Benin, A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
would further focus on costal rail like Lagos-Calabar with branches to Benin, Agbor and Onitsha including Port Harcourt to Maiduguri standard gauge rail line with branches to Owerri, Akwa, Abakaliki, Yola and Damaturu. He added that government... Read more
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New York Daily News
Nigeria confirms Chibok girl found after almost 4 yearsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Another Nigerian schoolgirl seized in a mass abductio
New York Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Another Nigerian schoolgirl seized in a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists from a boarding school nearly four years ago has been found, authorities announced Thursday. The kidnapping resulted in global outrage and drew... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
11 Killed By Suicide Bomber in GamboruMaiduguri — Eleven persons were wednesday killed in a suicide attack during an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Maiduguri — Eleven persons were wednesday killed in a suicide attack during an early morning prayer at a mosque in Nigerian border town with Cameroon, Gamboru. A member of youth vigilante group in Maiduguri, Abba Yusuf, told THISDAY on the phone... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suicide Bomber Kills Father, 14 Others in Bornosaid. Garga added: "Another suicide bomber yesterday detonated an explosive be
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
said. Garga added: "Another suicide bomber yesterday detonated an explosive behind the Dalori displaced person's camp in Maiduguri, killing only himself." He urged members of the public to be "very alert and conscious as ever with strangers who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suicide Bomber Kills Own Father, 9 Others in MosqueBy Ibrahim Sawab and Omirin Olatunji Maiduguri — A suicide bomber yesterday st
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Ibrahim Sawab and Omirin Olatunji Maiduguri — A suicide bomber yesterday stormed a mosque in Borno State during the dawn prayer and ignited his bomb, killing himself and nine other worshippers, including his biological father, and injuring many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teenage Suicide Bomber Kills Father, Other Worshippers in Gamboru Mosque Attackarea of Gamboru. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation L
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
area of Gamboru. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, confirmed the attack to NAN in Maiduguri. Nicholas said that five persons were killed in the attack as against 11 earlier reported. He added that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suicide Bomber Kills Own Father, Four Others in Borno Mosqueat Yobe area of Gamboru. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Laf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
at Yobe area of Gamboru. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, confirmed the attack to NAN in Maiduguri. Mr. Nicholas said that five persons were killed in the attack as against 11 earlier reported. He added that the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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New York Daily News
Suicide bombing in mosque in northern Nigeria kills 10MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a
New York Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Residents say a suicide bomber entered a mosque in a northern Nigerian town and detonated his explosives, killing at least 10 people during early morning prayers. Bukar Jibril, a youth volunteer in Gamboru Ngala town, says... Read more
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