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Over 10 dead in road accident in NW Nigeria

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More than 10 people were killed in a road accident on a highway in Kaduna, a state in northwest Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, a...
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Gunmen kill at least 88 in attacks in NW Nigeria

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At least 88 people were killed and scores of others wounded following attacks by bandits in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kebbi, local police...

Many missing as boat with over 160 passengers capsizes in NW Nigeria

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Many people were missing on Wednesday after a boat carrying over 160 passengers sank in a river in northwest Nigeria, a police spokesperson told...
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Over 20 students kidnapped in NW Nigeria freed

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Nigerian police confirmed on Wednesday more than 20 students abducted from a college in the country's northwestern state of Kaduna have been released. Mohammed Jalige,...
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9 policemen and 2 vigilante members killed in attack in NW Nigeria

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Nine policemen and two members of a civilian-defense group were killed while repelling an attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwest state of Kebbi, said...

Gunmen kidnap students in attack on university in NW Nigeria

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Police on Wednesday confirmed an attack by gunmen on a university in Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, on Tuesday evening, with an unknown number of...
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10 dead and 400 hospitalized in food poisoning event in NW Nigeria

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At least 10 people lost their lives while 400 others have been hospitalized in a food poisoning event in Kano, a state in northwest...
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4 bandit leaders surrender weapons in NW Nigeria

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Four suspected bandit leaders have surrendered their weapons in northwest Nigeria's Katsina State, local police has said. State police chief Sanusi Buba...
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Gunmen kill 8 in separate attacks in NW Nigeria

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Unknown gunmen in separate attacks invaded three local government areas in a state in northwest Nigeria and killed eight people, an official said...
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19 killed in road accident in NW Nigeria

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At least 19 persons were killed in a road accident on Sunday along a busy highway in Kaduna, a state in northwest Nigeria, a...

Gunmen kill 13 in separate attacks in NW Nigeria

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Unknown gunmen in separate attacks have invaded communities in three local areas of Nigeria's northwest state of Kaduna, killing at least 13 persons...
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Students and teachers kidnapped after gunmen attack on school in NW Nigeria

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An internal security official in Nigeria's northwest state of Kaduna said Monday that an unspecified number of students and teachers were reported to have...
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At least 30 students missing after gunmen attack on college in NW Nigeria

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At least 30 students were yet to be accounted for after Nigerian troops rescued 180 persons following gunmen attack on a college in Kaduna...
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4 killed in road crash in northwest Nigeria

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A road crash along a major route in Jigawa state, northwest Nigeria on Friday killed four people and injured five others, according to local...
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Diarrhea kills 4 in NW Nigeria

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Four people have been killed and 56 others hospitalized following an outbreak of diarrhea in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, an official said on...
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Gunmen kill 20 villagers in NW Nigeria

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Twenty villagers in Zamfara state in northwestern Nigeria were killed by a group of gunmen, the state police said Wednesday. The attack...
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Military airstrike kills armed bandits in NW Nigeria

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An airstrike by Nigerian troops has destroyed a camp of an armed group inside Kagara Forest in the northwest state of Zamfara and killed...
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Military airstrikes kill scores of gunmen in NW Nigeria

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Multiple military airstrikes in Nigeria's northwest region killed scores of gunmen and destroyed their camps, said the Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday. Ten camps of...
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18 killed by gunmen in NW Nigeria

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Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed 18 killed and 22 others wounded following an attack by gunmen in the country's northwest region. The...
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Gunmen kill 21 in NW Nigeria attacks

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Twenty-one residents were shot dead by gunmen who stormed six remote villages in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara earlier this week, the police said...
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About 70 killed in attacks by gunmen in NW Nigeria

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About 70 bodies were prepared for mass burial on Thursday following a string of attacks by gunmen in Nigeria's northwest region, according to multiple...
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Governors announce closure of schools for 30 days in NW Nigeria over COVID-19

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Governors of the northwest states in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the closure of all schools in their states for the next 30 days following...
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8 killed in NW Nigeria attack

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Eight people were buried amid tears and anguish on Monday after some gunmen who rode on motorcycles raided a village in Nigeria's northwestern state...
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Gunmen kill at least 9 soldiers in Northwestern Nigeria

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At least 9 soldiers have been confirmed killed by gunmen in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria, an official said late on Saturday. ...
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Ten killed as Rebels Storm Villages in NW Nigeria

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At least 10 people have been killed following an attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, local police said on Wednesday. The gunmen...
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Officials Say 80 Hostages Released in North West Nigeria

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At least 80 people held captive by armed bandits in the northwestern state of Zamfara have been rescued by Nigerian government forces, an official...
AFP/File / Stefan Heunis Nigeria is seeking closer military cooperation with regional and Western powers to bring to an end nearly seven years of violence in the remote northeast which has left at least 20,000 people dead

Bandits flee as military onslaught intensifies in NW Nigeria

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Criminals operating in northwest Nigeria are fleeing from their strongholds following a fierce government military onslaught, an official said Tuesday. Spokesperson for the Nigerian defense...
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Suspected food poisoning kills 7 in NW Nigeria

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Suspected food poisoning has killed seven people in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, local authorities said on Sunday. A team of medical experts has been...
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Three dead in building collapse in NW Nigeria

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The building collapsed following torrential downpour in Guri district of the state late Tuesday, according to district official Muhammad Hassan. The three...
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Attack at NW Nigeria results in 23 deaths

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The attackers rode on motorbikes and shot indiscriminately at residents of Kwanar Dutse village located in Maru district of the province last weekend, said...