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Post-election unrest could hamper aid efforts in Nigeria - TRFN

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Nigeria

Nigeria will close its borders for 3 days 'to allow for peaceful conduct' during presidential elections, interior ministry says - @NBCNews

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Boko Haram attacks

Top Nigerian official confirms reports that several hundred civilians, including many children, have been kidnapped from Damasak - @AP

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Boko Haram attacks

Residents in liberated Nigerian town of Damasak say Boko Haram militants kidnapped more than 400 women, children - @Reuters

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Nigeria

Nigerian court bars military from deploying around polling stations, lawyer says - @Reuters

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Nigeria

Nigeria's electoral commission head says 56.7 million voter cards collected, about 82% of registered electorate, ahead of March 28 polls - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

2 Chadian helicopters bomb Boko Haram on Nigeria-Niger border, senior Niger military official says - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Witness: At least 70 bodies, some beheaded, are found near a Nigerian town freed from Boko Haram - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he is 'hopeful' Nigeria will take back all land from Boko Haram within a month - @BBCBreaking

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Boko Haram attacks

Witnesses: Boko Haram kills 11 in attack on Nigeria town of Gamboru - @AFP

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Boko Haram attacks

Troops from Chad, Niger retake Nigerian town from Boko Haram, per Nigerian Army - @AP

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Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram has now been pushed out of all but 3 local government areas in northeast Nigeria, says Army chief of staff - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria's military claims to have recaptured Bama, 2nd biggest city in Borno State, from Boko Haram insurgents - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian elections head say commission is ready to conduct elections in less than 2 weeks' time - @AFP

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Boko Haram attacks

A South African mercenary was killed in northeastern Nigeria: military, vigilante sources - @AFPAfrica

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Boko Haram attacks

Suspected female suicide bomber kills at least 6 people in Maiduguri, military and hospital sources say - @Reuters

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Boko Haram attacks

Chad and Niger forces have gone into northeast Nigeria to attack Boko Haram, according to Chadian general - @AP

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Boko Haram attacks

200 military vehicles with Niger, Chad soldiers entering Nigeria to fight Boko Haram, resident says - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Boko Haram militants pledge allegiance to Islamic State, message on the Nigerian group's Twitter account says - @BBCBreaking

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Boko Haram attacks

54 reported dead, 143 wounded after 5 suicide bomb blasts rock Maiduguri city in northeast Nigeria, official says - @AP

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