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Nigeria sect attacks

More: Twin bomb blasts in Nigeria hit the market in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state - @AJENews

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At least 30 people killed by 2 female suicide bombers at a market in Nigeria, witnesses and police say - @AP

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

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UN agency encourages family planning in Nigeria to control population growth - @AP

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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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Nigeria will use about half of its $4.11 billion oil savings account to meet ongoing expenditures, finance minister says - @Reuters

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Brigadier General Olajide Olaleye says Chibok is firmly in the hands of the Nigerian army and there are no insurgents left; encourages residents to return to their homes - @AP

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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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A car with 2 passengers rammed into a truck as it unloaded fuel at a petrol station in Kano, Nigeria; number of fatalities unknown - @AFP

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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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Editor's note: According to @BBCNews, a lecturer at the college in northern Nigeria where a suicide bomber blew herself up today says he saw four bodies. We are still waiting for official casualty numbers from the attack before characterizing its outcome. - Aaron

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A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a college in north-central Nigeria, according to witness reports; number of casualties unclear - @BBCNews

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has said he will seek a 2nd term of office in a February 2015 election - @Reuters

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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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Boko Haram mount dynamite raid, rob bank, in northeast Nigeria looting spree - @AFP

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