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January 3, 2015: Boko Haram massacre in northern Nigeria

On this day in 2015 Boko Haram terrorists slaughtered as many as 2,000 in Baga, a town on the shores of Lake Chad in NE Nigeria.

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Terrorism in Nigeria appears to have no end in sight

Annual Nigerian presidential claims that terrorism is on the descendant are invariably wrong: the exact opposite is true.

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November 8, 2016: Massacre in northern Nigeria

At least 30 gold miners were killed in northern Nigeria in November 2016, quite possibly by Boko Haram terrorists.

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Herdsmen attacks leave 81 dead in Nigeria (July 10, 2016)

On this week in 2016, Fulani herdsmen massacred 81 Dogon people in Nigeria’s Benue State.

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Suicide bombing at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria (July 8, 2016)

On this day in 2016, Boko Haram terrorists pretending to be mosque attendees detonated suicide vests in Nigeria, killing nine and wounding dozens.

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May 5, 2014 | Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

Boko Haram terrorists massacred upwards of 300 civilians in a Nigerian town near that country’s border with Cameroon which had been left unguarded.

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February 9, 2016 | Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria and Cameroon

On this day in 2016 two attacks by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram took place in areas where anyone with a sense of decency would see as verboten.

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Nigeria’s terrorism challenge: It ain’t over yet!

Why the West African nation of Nigeria is faced with a serious terrorism problem that it seems unable to defeat.

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January 6, 2014 | Massacre in Nigeria

On January 6, 2014, a massacre took place in a village in Nigeria’s Plateau State. Thirty-three people were slaughtered by men wielding guns and machetes.

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Suicide bombing in Nigeria – December 16, 2015

On this day in 2015, four female suicide bombers were killed at a checkpoint in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state after one of them detonated her explosives.