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Nigeria nabs 242 suspected criminals in northern state

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Nigerian police have arrested 242 suspected criminals for the past five weeks, including suspected kidnappers and armed bandits terrorizing the northern state of Kano,...
Airstrikes

Nigerian troops kill armed bandits in northern state

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Airstrikes by Nigerian troops have destroyed two camps of armed groups inside Kuduru and Kwaimbana forests in the northern state of Kaduna and killed...
MOGADISHU, April 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman helps her child to wash her hands as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somali, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base

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Terror group Boko Haram has attacked a military base in Nigeria's northeastern town of Kukawa, local media reported on Wednesday. An unspecified...
Kaduna state

Nigeria deploys special troops to tackle insecurity in northern state

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The special forces approved by the Nigerian defense headquarters will tackle the insecurity in the southern part of Kaduna state, the state governor Nasir...
Flood

Nigeria warns of heavy flood in populous northern state

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Nigeria's most populous northern state of Kano is at risk of heavy flood this year, with a total of 20 local government areas likely...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police kills 2 suspected kidnappers in northern state

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Two suspected kidnappers were killed and six others arrested in a police operation in Nigeria's northern state of Katsina, local authorities said on Friday. ...
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Nigerian health official attributes unexplained deaths in northern state to COVID-19

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A senior health official has said the COVID-19 pandemic is the cause of most unexplained deaths earlier reported in the northern state of Kano. ...
Lassa Fever

Lassa fever kills 39 in Nigeria’s northern state

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A total of 39 people had died of Lassa fever since the beginning of this year in the northeastern state of Bauchi, an official...
Covid-19

Nigerian university boosts COVID-19 testing capacity in northern state

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Nigeria's Bayero University has established a new COVID-19 molecular laboratory that will increase daily samples test capacity in Kano, a northern state in Nigeria...
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Nigeria lockdown northern state to contain COVID-19 after reports of unexplained deaths

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on late Monday announced an immediate lockdown of northern Kano state, one of the states hit the hardest by COVID-19,...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria’s northern state investigates alleged “mysterious” deaths

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Senior officials of Kano state in northern Nigeria said Monday investigation is already ongoing on media reports of recent "mysterious deaths" in the state. ...
Zamfara

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...
Kaduna state

Nigerian forces attack bandits’ hideouts

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Nigerian forces on Tuesday attacked hideouts of bandits in the northern state of Kaduna, Air Force spokesperson Ibikunle Daramola said. The operation...
Railways

Nigeria flags off cargo delivery by rail in northern state

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday flagged off cargo delivery by train to Kaduna Inland Dry Port in the northern part of the country. ...
Spare-parts

Nigeria: Mining activities in Zamfara State banned

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The Nigerian government on Sunday suspended all forms of mining activities in Zamfara, a northwestern state of the country. The government also ordered all foreigners...
Nigerian military

Nigerian Military Deepens Security in Kaduna State

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Nigeria's military on Wednesday said it is intensifying security in the troubled northern state of Kaduna where scores of people have been killed in...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police nab 24 drug suspects in northern state

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Nigeria's police on Wednesday confirmed that 24 drug suspects were arrested in the northern state of Kano, in the West African country's latest effort...
troops

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...
HIV-and-AIDS

Nigeria confirms 87 killed by HIV/AIDS in northern state

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Nigerian authorities on Tuesday said 87 people have been confirmed killed this year by HIV/AIDS in Niger, a state known to have the lowest...
Kaduna state

Nigeria find ways to arrests suspected killers

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Nigeria's police in northern Kaduna Monday said combatant policemen have been assigned to comb Birnin Gwari area where 45 people were killed on Saturday...

Nigerian farmers grows Chinese potato in northern state

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Some farmers in northern Nigeria's Jigawa state have begun to grow Chinese brand of potato in four local government areas, an official said Friday. The...
Myanmar military

Border trade activities stop due to conflicts in Myanmar’s northern state

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At present, no traffic is allowed to pass through the route near Muse, Kutkai and Lashio townships which are the economic centers of Shan...

Nigerian sect attack military chief convoy in northern state

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Spokesperson for the Nigerian Army Col. Sani Usman said in a statement made available to Xinhua that the group struck in the afternoon when...
Boko Haram

Nigerian security forces uncover plot of attack on northern state

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Nigerian security forces has uncovered plot by the some terror groups, the 'SaraSuka' or 'Masu- Shara' to attack northwest Kaduna State on Sallah day....
rape

Forensic report questions rape of hanged Indian girls

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Forensic examinations of two teenage Indian cousins who were murdered and allegedly gang raped have concluded that they were not sexually assaulted, media reports...