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Nigeria sect attacks

Update: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in Nigeria - @Reuters

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Boko Haram militants kill 32 people, kidnap scores in attack on village of Gumsuri in Nigeria's restive northeast - @AFP

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Nigerian court martial sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Islamic extremists - @SkyNewsBreak

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Armed Boko Haram militants raid French-owned cement works in northeast Nigeria, 'take vehicles' - @AFP

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Nigerian security forces push suspected Boko Haram insurgents out of the Yobe state capital of Damaturu after a dawn raid by the militants, spokesman for state governor says - @Reuters

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Resident Garba Musa says attackers from Boko Haram targeted a mobile police base on the outskirts of Damaturu, the capital of Nigeria's Yobe state - @AP

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Update: At least 35 people killed in attacks in Nigeria's Kano - @Reuters

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Photo: Aftermath of explosion at a mosque in Kano, Nigeria - @bayeros

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48 killed in Nigeria in an attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on fish traders, union leader says - @AFP, @Reuters

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#BreakingNews Boko Haram kills 48 in Nigeria attack: union leader - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Officials say death toll from suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria is at least 45 - @AFP

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Nigerian government to request extension of state of emergency in 3 northern states hit by insurgency, justice minister says - @Reuters

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Nigerian army says in Twitter posts and text messages sent to journalists that it has retaken the town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants; group had seized the town, where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April, on Thursday - @Reuters, @AFP

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Local government chairman Bana Lawan confirms other witness reports that Boko Haram fighters took Chibok on Thursday afternoon, says thousands of residents are 'just trying to escape with their lives' - @AP

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Editor's note: Citing a local pastor and a politician, @AFP is reporting that Boko Haram has seized control of the Chibok, which is the hometown of the 219 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped more than 6 months ago. We are looking for more confirmation from officials on this potential development. - Tricia

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Police spokesman on Nigerian school bombing: 'We suspect Boko Haram is behind the attack' - @CNN

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Update: Suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum, hospital official says - @Reuters

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At least 47 students killed by a suicide bomber at a school assembly in the north-east Nigerian town of Potiskum, police say - @BBCNews

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Explosion hits school in northeast Nigeria, where attacks on schools by Boko Haram are common, with reports of scores of casualties - @AJEnglish

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Boko Haram steals dynamite in raid on a Lafarge Nigeria cement plant, security source says - @Reuters

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