Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps'

Reuters Monday, 16 September 2019
When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had free rein.

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US seizes websites, crypto-currency from ISIS, other terror groups

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ISIS accused of selling fake PPE online to finance terrorism

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US says it has seized millions in cryptocurrency meant to fund terrorist groups

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Nigerian police rescue Kano man locked up in his parents' garage

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Man survives for days in underwater air pocket without food or water

Newly-released video shows how a man survived for three days, nearly 100 feet under the surface, in an underwater wreckage, thanks to an air pocket, after his..
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Nigeria court fines pirates for seizing ship in Gulf of Guinea

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Enoch Adeboye sexism row: Why the Nigerian pastor is popular

Enoch Adeboye riles social media critics with his views on women, but this has not dented his standing.
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Nigeria - Sharia court sentences singer to death for blasphemy

A Sharia court in the state of Kano on Monday said it had found a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of using derogatory expressions against the..

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