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20 April 2011

For Electing Christian President, Nigerian Muslims Riot, Kill 100 Christians

Muslim rioters in Nigeria protesting the just concluded presidential elections have killed more than 100 Christians and burned down more than 40 churches in an attack that began yesterday.

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18 April 2011

On killed, churches, shops razed as youths protest in Yobe, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno Kano, Kaduna

FEW hours to announce the results of the presidential elections that took place last Saturday all over the 36 states of the federation, there were massive protests in some parts of the Northern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno Kano, Kaduna and Yobe state alleging that the ruling Peoples

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12 April 2011

1,000 attack non-Muslim village in Nigeria

Armed with machetes and guns, 1,000 militants attacked the village of Bar Arewa in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi on April 7. “Almost every home in the village was

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20 March 2011

Attackers killed by own explosives in central Nigeria

Nigeria (Reuters) - Two men were killed in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday when explosives they were carrying on a motorbike went off, preventing what local residents said was an attempted attack on a Christian community

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23 January 2011

18 dead in new attacks against Christians in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked four non-Muslim villages in central Nigeria on January 10 and 11, killing 18 and burning down a church and over a dozen houses. Soldiers reportedly collaborated in the attack.   

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22 January 2011

Machete attacks in central Nigeria leave 19 dead

Nigeria -- Men armed with rifles and machetes killed 19 people in attacks on three villages in volatile central Nigeria, authorities said Tuesday.

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01 November 2010

Machete attackers kill 6 in central Nigerian village

JOS, Nigeria, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Attackers armed with machetes killed six people in a village in central Nigeria on Tuesday in a raid reminiscent of ethnic clashes in which hundreds died earlier this year, a military spokesman said.

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25 October 2010

Nigeria court rejects 'forced marriage' case

_49625322_224229.jpgA Nigerian high court has dismissed a case brought by a 26-year-old woman who says her father forced her to marry a senator

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18 July 2010

Christians killed in Nigeria attack

20103719447342734_5.jpgAt least eight people have been hacked to death in a predominantly Christian village in central Nigeria, an army spokesman has said.

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21 May 2010

Nigeria: three churches an a vicarage demolished in Kano state

7.jpgTwo churches belonging to the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), a Baptist Church, and a pastor’s house have been demolished by Fulani youths in Kano State, northern Nigeria, after a few members of the Muslim community objected to their existence

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03 May 2010

Cleric Defends Yarima's Marriage to Teen

The chief Imam of Fouad Lababidi Central Mosque Sheik Tajudeen Bello said those protesting the marriage of Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima are hypocrites.

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