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Female suicide bomber targets Nigeria college
Woman kills three students at Kano college, as authorities arrest a 10-year-old girl with explosive belt.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 16:05 GMT
Female suicide bomber kills three in Nigeria
Woman blew herself up in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano in fourth attack in less than a week.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 06:47 GMT
Foreign doctors killed in Nigeria
Three North Korean medics are found with their throats slit in the town of Potiskum, officials say.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 15:37 GMT
Suicide bomber strikes church in Nigeria
Attacker kills woman and child and injures at least 22 people in blast outside Catholic church in the city of Bauchi.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 18:24 GMT
Deaths reported in Nigeria gang attack
Robbers take revenge by slitting throats of some residents and shooting others in two villages in Zamfara, police say.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 02:50 GMT
Gunmen attack towns in northern Nigeria
Six-year-old girl and three others killed in country's restive northeast one day after suspected Boko Haram bombings.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 03:42 GMT
Nigeria's Boko Haram defends killings
Group's leader says recent killings of Christians were justifiable and authorities cannot prevent further attacks.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 16:19 GMT
Nigeria consumed by fuel-price protests
President Goodluck Jonathan faces tough test as unions threaten to stop oil production and protests intensify.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 21:05 GMT
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