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Islamist militants kill 18 in north-eastern Nigeria

The Nigerian military says 18 people have been left dead after an ambush on a government convoy in the north-east of the country. It said four soldiers, 10 police officers and four civilians were killed in the attack targeting Borno state officials on Friday. The Islamic State (IS) group said …

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Islamic court sentences Nigerian rapist to death

An Islamic court in the Nigerian city of Kano has sentenced an elderly man to death for raping a 12-year-old girl. In recent weeks, there has been increasing public outcry and street protests by activists against rape cases across Nigeria. A spokesperson for the judiciary in Kano state told the …

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Islamic State says it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers – Amaq

Islamic State said on Saturday it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Thursday in the country’s northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian Army spokesman said “no such incident was recorded.” In a statement issued through its news agency Amaq, Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a …

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