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IS-linked group kills Nigerian general, destroys buildings

Nov. 13, 2021 12:29 PM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — An Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing thousands in Nigeria and neighboring West African countries has killed four members of the Nigerian army, including a general, the army said Saturday. The Islamic State in West Africa...

Nigerian official says new leader of IS-linked group killed

Oct. 22, 2021 08:27 AM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security forces have killed the new leader of an Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing hundreds in Nigeria and neighboring West African countries, a senior security official said on Friday. Nigeria’s national security...