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Controversy over Massacre in Nigerian Town

Were 2,000 people killed or the toll was 150 in the Islamist militant group Boko Haram attack on northern Nigerian town of Baga and nearby villages in early January.

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Northeast Nigeria – A Forgotten Crisis

A major crisis in brewing in northeastern Nigeria where more than 400,000 people, who have been forced to flee their homes due to ongoing violence by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, are in "urgent need" of assistance, humanitarian agencies say. This number is likely to increase as attacks against civilians escalate.

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