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Vigilantes and Boko Haram clash in Nigeria
At least 18 people dead after vigilantes fight off members of armed group attacking town in Borno state.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 21:07 GMT
Nigeria says 50 Boko Haram fighters killed
Military claims fighters were killed in operation in Borno state following attack on civilians a day earlier.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 20:23 GMT
Nigerian teachers targeted in deadly attack
At least eight people killed by suspected Boko Haram fighters in northeastern city of Maiduguri, witnesses and army say.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 21:00 GMT
Nigeria eases curfew in northeast
Round-the-clock curfew in Maiduguri relaxed as military claims gains in battle against Boko Haram fighters.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 12:59 GMT
Dozens killed in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria
At least 55 killed and 105 inmates freed in coordinated attacks on army barracks, a prison and police post in Bama town.
Last updated: 08 May 2013 06:29 GMT
Conflicting death tolls in Nigeria violence
Army insists battle with Boko Haram in Borno state left no more than 36 dead, not hundreds as claimed by rights groups.
Last updated: 01 May 2013 22:07 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
Deadly blast in Boko Haram stronghold
Nigerian army says three killed, including bomber, when improvised explosive device went off in town of Maiduguri.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2013 21:32 GMT
Gunmen kill seven in northern Nigeria
Army blames spate of attacks including live fire, explosives and burning of buildings on Boko Haram.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 21:03 GMT
Blasts hit two northern Nigerian cities
Kano and Maiduguri targeted, a day after deaths of 10 Christians in suspected Boko Haram attack in Borno state.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT
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