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Boko Haram claimed credit for killing a journalist who worked for the government-owned Nigerian Television Authority. The terror group killed the journalist "because he was an informant of security agencies ... He gave information to security agents that led to the arrest of many of our members."
Four people were killed in a bombing at a police station in the state of Gombe in northern Nigeria. Boko Haram is suspected of carrying out the attack.
Customers at a tea shop, aided by police, killed two Boko Haram fighters after disarming them. Boko Haram killed two tea shop owners earlier in the week.
The Niger Delta Liberation Force threatened to team up with security forces and attack Boko Haram if it moved into the Delta region. The FBI and Interpol are said to have joined the manhunt for UN headquarters bombing mastermind Mamman Nur.
The state security service offered a $160,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the mastermind behind a suicide bomb on UN headquarters in Abuja. Officials fear that Boko Haram will attack oil facilities.
Police killed three Boko Haram fighters who attacked a divisional police station and a bank in Misau on Sept. 12; five policemen and a civilian were killed during the fighting. Boko Haram fighters killed three people in Maiduguri.