Nigeria: Police Chief, Others killed in Boko Haram Stand-Off

Crossfire between members of the Boko Haram and security officials in Potiskum have left scores dead including a police chief.

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Nigeria's Boko Haram cartoon.

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  • Nigeria:  DPO, 13 Others Killed As Gunmen Attack Yobe

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    Gunmen suspected to be terrorists laid ambush to Potiskum town of Yobe state Monday and killed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Mr. Mohammed Garba, including thirteen others ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DPO, 13 Others Killed As JTF, Gunmen Clash in Yobe

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    Gunmen suspected to be terrorists, yesterday, laid ambush to Potiskum town in Yobe State where they killed the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Mr. Mohammed Garba. read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Four Killed in Potiskum Attack

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    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe has confirmed the death of the Divisional Police Officer in Potiskum and three gunmen in an attack on the police station on Monday. read more »