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Nigerian troops kill 6 gunmen in delta region raid

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Nigeria's defense authorities on Wednesday confirmed that six gunmen have been killed in a raid by troops in the country's delta region. ...
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Nigerian troops kill 80 gunmen in July

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Nigerian troops have killed 80 armed bandits in an ongoing operation in the Northwest region in July, an official confirmed late on Saturday. ...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian troops kill armed group leader, rescue 32 kidnapees

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The Nigerian military on Friday confirmed a leader of an armed group had been killed and 32 kidnapped victims rescued in a raid in...
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Nigerian troops kill at least 7 gunmen in northwestern region

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Nigerian troops killed at least seven gunmen during anti-criminal operations in the country's northwestern region, the Nigerian military said Friday. The operations...
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Nigerian military kills 6 gunmen, thwarts attacks in NW region

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Six gunmen were killed by Nigerian troops following attempts to attack local communities in the country's northwestern region, said a military spokesman in a...

17 Boko Haram militants killed following ambush on Nigerian troops

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At least 17 Boko Haram militants were killed and several others wounded when troops fought hard in an exchange of gunfire...
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Gunmen kill at least 40 in northwest Nigeria raid

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Gunmen on motorbikes killed at least 40 people during a raid on some communities in northwest Nigeria, local media reported Wednesday. According...
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Nigerian troops intensify fight against Boko Haram militants

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The Nigerian troops had achieved encouraging results in recent operations against extremist group Boko Haram and other gunmen groups across the restive northern region,...
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Nigerian troops kill 35 Boko Haram militants in clearance operations

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A total of 35 Boko Haram militants were killed during multiple-day clearance operations by Nigerian troops in the country's northeastern state of Borno,...
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Nigerian troops kill 135 militants in northwest region in 3 days

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At least 135 local militants have been killed and others wounded by Nigerian troops in Zamfara and Katsina states, northwest of Nigeria, a defense...
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Nigerian troops rescue 72 hostages from Boko Haram

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At least 72 hostages held by extremist group Boko Haram have been rescued by the Nigerian army in several military operations in the northeastern...
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20 Boko Haram militants killed in gunfight with Nigerian troops

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At least 20 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops following a gunfight in the northeastern town of Bama, said a local government...
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Nigerian troops kill 134 Boko Haram militants

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Monday said troops operating in the restive northeast region have killed at least 134 Boko Haram militants and arrested...
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Nigerian troops free 15 hostages from pirates in delta region

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A total of 15 hostages held by pirates in Nigeria's delta region were rescued by troops operating in the oil-producing state of Bayelsa, said...
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3 militants killed after Nigerian troops raid armed group’s camp in central state

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Nigerian troops operating in the central state of Benue killed three members of an armed group while raiding their camp, a military spokesman said...
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Nigerian troops raid armed group’s camp in central state, killing 3

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Nigerian troops operating in the central state of Benue killed three members of an armed group while raiding their camp, a military spokesman said...
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Nigeria says kills 21 gunmen in anti-terror operation

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Nigerian troops have killed 21 gunmen in an encounter in the northwestern state of Zamfara, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. In...
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Nigerian troops kill 13 Boko Haram militants

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Nigerian troops killed 13 Boko Haram militants and thwarted an attempted attack by the extremist group in the northeast of the country, a statement...
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Nigerian troops kill at least 10 gunmen in NW region

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At least 10 gunmen were killed during inter-state operations by troops in Nigeria's northwest region, said the defense headquarters on Sunday. In...
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Nigerian military to resume operation against bandits in northern state

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Nigerian troops will resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the northwest state of Zamfara, said Bello Matawalle, the state governor. In...
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Nigerian troops commended over gallantry in Yobe, Borno on Christmas Day planned attacks

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The Coalition of Human Rights and Monitoring Groups in Nigeria (CHRMGN) has hailed the Nigerian troops for displaying sheer gallantry to abort proposed attacks...
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Gunfight: 6 Boko Haram fighters killed by Nigerian troops

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At least Six Boko Haram fighters were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight, as they attempted to take over a military base in...
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Nigerian troops arrest 10 in fresh Jos skirmish

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At least 10 people have been arrested in connection with the recent crisis in Nigeria's north-central city Jos, military authorities announced in the Plateau...
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Nigerian troops rescue 54 Boko Haram hostages

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The Nigerian army on Monday confirmed that 54 people held hostage by Boko Haram have been rescued in a military operation in the northeastern...
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Nigerian Troops foil Boko Haram Attacks in the North

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Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that troops had chased out Boko Haram militants who had attempted to infiltrate the city of...
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Nigerian Army Has Killed 55 Armed Men

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At least 55 armed men were killed during gunfights with troops in Zamfara state, northwest Nigeria, a military spokesperson said Tuesday. Air Force Spokesperson Clement...
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Nigerian Army Fend Off Boko Haram Attacks in Northern State

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Eleven Boko Haram militants were killed and many others wounded following an attack repelled by troops in Madagali town of Nigeria's northeastern state of...
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Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in northeast

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Nigerian troops repelled a late Monday night attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Kirchinga and Shuwa villages in northeast Adamawa state, an official...
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Nigerian Troops Fend Off Boko Haram Attacks

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Nigerian troops repelled a late Monday night attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Kirchinga and Shuwa villages in northeast Adamawa state, an official...
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Fifty-eight bandits massacred in Nigeria

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Nigerian troops have killed 58 armed bandits and freed 75 kidnapped victims in recent operations in troubled areas of Zamfara state, north Nigeria. In a...