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More than 60 killed in Nigeria suicide blasts

KANO: Suicide bombers killed more than 60 people at a mosque and a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, in a twin attack bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram and a day after US President Donald Trump pledged greater support to fight the…

Nigerian Chibok girls’ kidnapper jailed for 15 years

LAGOS: A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday. Haruna Yahaya, 35, admitted being involved in the abduction…

Female suicide bomber kills one, wounds 28 in Cameroon

YAOUNDE: A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a cafe in Cameroon's far north region on Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding 28 others, witnesses told AFP. Witnesses said the woman entered the cafe at around 7:00 am…

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 13 in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA: At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in a dual suicide bomb attack at a busy morning market in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, according to local sources. The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about…