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The Boko Haram militants ambushed the army troops in Balagallaye village in the Boboshe area outside Bama.
Eighteen bodies were found in a river on Sunday while 23 others were discovered in a nearby forest in the Zurmi area of Zamfara state.
The attack comes just days after 43 civilians were killed in a suicide bombing in Nigeria.
Following the suicide bombings, rocket-propelled grenades were fired by the militants into the crowds that had gathered at the scene of the attacks.
Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in an attack bearing hallmarks of Boko Haram.
At the same time, some 2.4 million people have been displaced by conflict and food insecurity, with millions facing the risk of killings, kidnappings, rape and other abuses.
Six villagers were killed overnight in northern Cameroon in an attack attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group
Three suicide bombers killed at least nine people in separate attacks in the southeastern Niger city of Diffa near the border with Nigeria.
The bombers detonated their explosives inside a house and near a mosque in the Mashamari area of Konduga, 35 kilometres southeast of the Borno State capital Maiduguri.
Despite long-standing complaints about sexual violence and repeated promises by the Nigerian authorities that they would address concerns, "no tangible action" had been taken.
Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad.
The authorities said at least 29 people died in the blasts in Mubi, Adamawa state, on Tuesday but local gravediggers at the town's only cemetery said they buried 86.
In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated in the far north of Adamawa state, around Madagali, near the border with Borno state.
Buhari became the first leader from sub-Saharan Africa to visit Trump when he arrived at the White House at midday.
The Borno state police gave a lower death toll of two, including a member of the civilian militia assisting the military with security against Boko Haram.