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# Boko Haram

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Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque
The attack is thought to be the latest in a long and bloody conflict between Christian and Muslim mobs.
Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre
Last week in Mubi, Nigeria’s military conducted a high-profile raid targeting an extremist group, killing a senior figure and arresting 156 suspected members.
Boko Haram attacks on two churches in Nigeria kill at least seven
A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.
10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria
A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.
Details of hostages' last days emerge amid UK and Italian diplomatic row
Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara died in a botched rescue attempt in north-western Nigeria yesterday. Italy’s president accused Britain of an “inexplicable” failure to consult with Italy over the mission.
Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city
Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.
Seven killed as Kano rocked by explosions and gunfire
Several are feared dead as panic descends on the largest city in Nigeria. Radical Islamist sect Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for the latest attack.
Radical sect kill a further 6 people in northeast Nigeria
At least 52 people have been killed in recent days by the extremist Boko Haram sect – which has started specifically targeting Christians in northeastern Nigeria.
20 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian attacks
An extremist Muslim sect has claimed responsibility for the killings of at least 20 people who had gathered for a meeting of a Christian ethnic group.
Daily Fix: New Year's Eve
On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.
State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.
Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service
Local officials could not confirm how many people were injured, but said there were not enough ambulances to convey the wounded to hospital.
67 dead in Nigeria as suicide bombers, gunmen attack
Suspicion for the attack has fallen on a radical Muslim sect which bombed the UN headquarters in Nigeria last August.
Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria
Islamist militants have been blamed for the attack, the latest in a series of deadly bombings.