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  • Boko Haram guns down 97 people praying in mosques in Nigeria

    Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday.
  • Boko Haram extremists kill 97 praying in mosques in Nigeria

    Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday. The attack Wednesday night on the town of Kukawa...

    Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others

    Chad's chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram. Prosecutor Alhassim Khamis said in a statement Monday that Bahna Fanaye, whose alias is Mahamat Moustapha, was apprehended...

    Nigerian women's choir touches hearts with song, stories

    Nigerian women's choir touches hearts with song, stories
    A sadness came over Asabe Moses' face as Markus Gamache spoke about the violence and persecution against Christians in her hometown of Chibok, Nigeria, where thousands have died or been kidnapped by Boko Haram, Islamist insurgents. Her eyes were...

    Nigeria urged to repeal its anti-gay law by rights group

    Nigeria's draconian law against gays has encouraged mob attacks, police torture, evictions and public whippings, according to a report Monday that urges the country's new president to repeal the legislation. The Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act is...