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Soldier killed as troops repel attack by insurgents disguised as aid workers

One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from hideout

The Nigerian Army said its troops have dislodged Boko Haram insurgents from their hideout in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno.

Nigerian Army threatens lawsuit over videos of ‘soldiers fighting Boko Haram’

Soldiers who purportedly survived the Boko Haram attack in Metele, Borno, have sent an SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to probe the quality of weapons procured by the military authorities.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 19 villagers in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have killed more than a dozen people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, witnesses say.

Guinea opposition suspends street protests to allow mediation

Opposition parties in Guinea have suspended street protests against the official outcome of local elections, announcing that the international community has offered to mediate.

Five children die in post-vote arson attack in Guinea

Five young children perished in an arson attack during clashes in central Guinea on Tuesday, as anger over alleged fraud during weekend local elections turned deadly and tensions mounted ahead of the results.

Guinea holds first local elections since military rule

Guinea began voting on Sunday in the first local elections since the end of the era of military dictatorship following eight years of delays.

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in east Afghanistan

Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, witnesses and officials said, in an ongoing attack that has wounded at least 11 people.

Nigerian military kills 107 Boko Haram terrorists, loses 3 soldiers, 1 civilian

Troops in Operation LAFIYA DOLE says it has been making tremendous progress in the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH 2 in the various Sectors.

Boko Haram: 20 insurgents killed, 17 captured in two weeks – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed 20 insurgents and captured 17 others in its ongoing Operation Deep Punch.

Group accuses NLNG of lopsided recruitment

The Rivers Professionals Group (RPG) says the exclusion of citizens of the state from the recruitment exercise of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is an affront on its people.

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