Nigerian Rivers State

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Christmas Attacks in Nigeria

January 3, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 3/1/18 While Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently announced that the terrorist group has been defeated, a recent video made by one of the organization’s leaders suggests otherwise. Abubakar Shekau, one of Boko Haram’s leading figures, has published footage in which he claimed that the terrorist group carried out several attacks in Nigeria’s north-eastern regions during the Christmas season, according to the […]

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Gunmen Reportedly Kill Dozens in Southern Nigeria

January 3, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 3/1/18 A group of gunmen has attacked worshippers attending a church in the southern Nigerian Rivers State, leaving 21 people dead, local media reported. The incident occurred on Monday near the town of Omoku where the gunmen opened fire indiscriminately at people returning from the church, the Premium Times media outlet reported citing Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dakuku Peterside. […]

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