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Armed Bandits Raid a Village in Northern Nigeria, Killing at Least 45 People

At least 45 people were killed after armed bandits attacked a village in northern Nigeria, officials said Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks in the country's rural areas.

Fighting between militiamen and the bandits erupted after the raid on the village of Gwaska, in northwestern Kaduna state, on Saturday, according to Agence France-Press.

Turkey ready to help Nigeria fight terrorism: Erdo?an

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has said Turkey is ready to help Nigeria in its fight against terrorism.

Addressing a joint press conference alongside his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in the Nigerian capital Abuja on March 2, Erdo?an said Turkey will help Nigeria bring peace in the region.        

Nigeria president-elect 'cannot promise' schoolgirls will be found

Nigeria?s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari cautioned April 14 that he could not make promises on the return of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram exactly a year ago.

?We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued. Their whereabouts remain unknown. As much as I wish to, I cannot promise that we can find them,? he said in a statement.