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Niger army kills 10 Boko Haram ‘terrorists’

"In the night from Thursday to Friday, the military station of Baroua was attacked by the terrorist group Boko Haram," Niger's defence ministry said in a statement.

Two Niger soldiers die fighting off ‘Boko Haram raid’

At least two soldiers were killed overnight while fighting off an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in southeast Niger, a source in the security forces said on Tuesday.

Seven Niger troops killed in Boko Haram attack

At least seven Niger soldiers were killed and more than a dozen others wounded last week in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's southeast, the government has said.

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Lagos government to open social register for poor, vulnerable

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Police prosecute 600 electoral offenders in Kano

Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.