- No one has claimed responsibility, but militant Islamic group Boko Haram has carried out a series of attacks in the region in recent months.
- Two attacks were reported on Friday night, leaving a village torched and at least 41 people dead.
- Boko Haram has become a byword for instability in northern Nigeria, but Islamist militants are not the only ones to blame.
- Saying that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan cannot be trusted, Islamic militant group Boko Haram said on Tuesday that it has closed all possible doors of negotiation with the government.
- The Islamist sect Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for coordinated bomb attacks on security forces in the northern Nigerian city of Kano that killed at least seven people late Friday.
- He also admitted that the strike had led to the breakdown of law and order in parts of Nigeria.
- Gunmen attacked a church in Nigeria late Thursday, killing at least two people.
- The re-election of Goodluck Jonathan as president of Nigeria has led to dozens of killings and thousands of people leaving their homes, according to the Red Cross.
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