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Kabiru Sokoto, Boko Haram Christmas Day bomber, recaptured in Nigeria

Kabiru Sokoto escaped police custody last month a day after being arrested, leading to public outrage and the firing of the country’s top police official. 

Boko Haram claims north Nigeria suicide attack

A man wearing a military uniform managed to infiltrate the base of the Nigerian army’s 1st Mechanised Division – one of the country’s most fortified complexes – and blew himself up outside a barracks.

Blasts rock Nigerian army and air force bases

Two explosions struck near army and air force bases close to the Nigerian city of Kaduna on Tuesday, in the latest of a series to hit Nigeria’s northern region.

Nigeria's "witch children" find refuge at center

EKET, Nigeria — Children branded as evil are abused, abandoned and even murdered.

Nigerian president visits site of deadly bomb attacks as violence continues

The visit came as 10 people were killed during a botched bank robbery. Boko Haram has attacked financial institutions to fund its activities.

Nigeria: Christmas church bombs kill dozens

"We were in the church with my family when we heard the explosion. I just ran out," Timothy Onyekwere told Reuters. "Now I don't even know where my children or my wife are. I don't know how many were killed but there were many dead."

Supreme court to hear Nigeria-Shell case

The case could make U.S. firms liable for torture or genocide committed overseas.

Underwear bomber's trial set to begin

The trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 24, who is accused of attempting to detonate a bomb on board a flight bound for Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, is set to begin Tuesday.
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