Boko haram militants
'Bandits' kill 26 in Zamfara state, NW Nigeria - police
The attacks happened late Monday in six neighbouring villages - Wonaka, Ajja, Mada, Ruwan Baure, Doka, Takoka, and Tudun Maijatau - in the state's Mada area.
The villages lie on the outskirts of the militarised city of Maiduguri, the heart of government in the northeast and the headquarters of efforts to defeat Boko Haram.231 days ago
Boko Haram launches frequent cross-border raids from its strongholds in northeastern Nigeria and has killed more than 20,000 people during its eight-year insurgency.716 days ago