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Boko Haram kill Nigerian vigilantes in ambush
At least 24 people killed in Borno state during botched attempt to arrest members of armed rebel group, officials say.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 02:49 GMT
Nigeria gunmen kill dozens of worshippers
Officials say Boko Haram fighters killed 35 people and wounded 14 at mosque after villagers refused to cooperate.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 19:43 GMT
Nigeria claims Boko Haram chief may be dead
Army claims the "most dreaded and wanted" leader may have died after being shot in a battle in the last few weeks.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 02:46 GMT
US announces bounty for African group leaders
Government offers unprecedented $23m reward for heads of ultra-conservative armed groups in West Africa.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 03:47 GMT
Boko Haram denies losing Nigeria battle
Video statement by leader insists group remains strong despite military offensive and urges others to join "Holy War".
Last updated: 30 May 2013 09:36 GMT
Profile: Boko Haram
Group believed to have a number of factions with differing aims, including to launch an Islamic state in the north.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 17:20 GMT
Nigerian army 'fights off Boko Haram attack'
Twenty fighters killed in assault on army base, official says as group's leader allegedly rejected peace talks on video.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2013 06:29 GMT
Boko Haram 'commander' declares ceasefire
Purported member of armed group says truce reached after meetings with government, but public scepticism remains high.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 12:51 GMT
Nigerian army accused of killing civilians
Rights groups accuse Joint Task Force in Maiduguri of gross human rights violations in fight against Boko Haram.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2012 12:46 GMT
Group claims responsibility for Nigeria fires
Boko Haram spokesperson says attacks on mobile-phone towers across the north were meant to foil security operations.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 02:59 GMT
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