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Nigerian troops angry after Boko Haram killed 4 in ambush

Nigerian Soldiers fired shots in the air at Maiduguri barracks on Wednesday because they were angry with their commanders about having been made to return at night to the city through an area where Boko Haram is fighting an insurgency, soldiers told Reuters. The shooting came in the wake of an ambush of Niger...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Boko Haram Ambush Claims 40 Soldiers, As 65 Remain Missing In Borno

Unconfirmed report says at least 40 Nigerian soldiers were killed and 65 others are missing in an attack carried out by suspected members of the extremist group, Boko Haram in Borno state. The casualty figure can be said to be one of the heaviest on a single attack since the declaration of the state of [&hell...

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Posted on Sep 17, 2013

Jet-lagged Nigeria may run into Tahiti ambush

BELO HORIZONTE (AFP) The 2013 Confederations Cup now has its full complement of eight teams after Nigeria’s Super Eagles belatedly arrived in Brazil on Saturday night, hours after the start of the tournament. The African champions had been due to arrive on Thursday, but a dispute with the Nigeria Footba...

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Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Nigerian militants kill 46 in ambush – Police report

The deadly militia group popularly known as Ombatse on Tuesday killed at least 46 police officers in an ambush, 10 kilometres from Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. According to police spokesman Sergie Ezegam, “Forty six police officers were killed about 10 km (6 miles) from Lafia by members of a milit...

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Posted on May 9, 2013

Kano: 9 cops seriously wounded in ambush

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano P.M. NEWS has confirmed that the staccato of gun fire Wednesday morning at the Sharada Phase 111 axis of Kano, northwest Nigeria, which caused great panic, was as a result of an ambush by suspected terrorists of the Boko Haram sect of a police van. Nine Mobile police officers wounded ...

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Posted on Mar 21, 2013