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No more camps of Boko Haram in Northeast

25 July 2016, 21:30

The Nigerian Army has stated that there are no longer camps of Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East part of the country.

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Five missing soldiers have been found: Army

25 July 2016, 09:10

Five of the 19 soldiers who went missing after an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast have been found, the Army has said.

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UN delivers food to starving displaced by Boko Haram

23 July 2016, 13:55

The United Nations has made the first food aid delivery to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram Islamists in Banki, where hundreds have starved to death since March, the UN said on Friday.

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PHOTOS: Army ambush Boko Haram, make amazing recovery

24 July 2016, 20:38

The Nigerian Army has revealed how troops from Operation Lafiya Dole ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into the Sambisa Forest from Komala and Musafanari.

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Minister states Boko Haram degraded victims returning home

21 July 2016, 21:34

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has stated that Boko Haram has degraded victims returning home in the North-East.

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Friday, 22 July 2016

Soldiers missing after Boko Haram ambush

22 July 2016, 16:36

The Nigerian Army has said an unknown number of Nigerian soldiers are yet to be accounted for after an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in a community in Borno State.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

PHOTOS: Nigerian Army rescues 38 from Boko Haram

21 July 2016, 07:35

In the latest development marking the Nigerian Army's fight against insurgency, 38 women and 42 children have been rescued from Islamist sect, Boko Haram.

Boko Haram forced me to watch my son beheaded says victim

21 July 2016, 11:05

One of the victims of the Boko Haram terror in Borno State, Jummai Ibrahim, has revealed how the terrorists forced her to watch her 21-year-old son being beheaded.

42 Boko Haram insurgents killed in Borno

21 July 2016, 22:34

Troops have killed 42 terrorists and rescued 80 captives held ransom by the Boko Haram group at Gangere village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

PHOTOS: Boko Haram fuel supplier nabbed in Borno

20 July 2016, 07:38

Nigerian troops have taken yet another stride in the fight against Boko Haram, with the arrest of a key fuel supplier to the sect having been reported.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

NE Nigeria food crisis could be worse than thought: UN

19 July 2016, 22:26

Two million people in need of assistance in the northeast of the country are cut off from help, the UN said on Tuesday, warning the scale of a food crisis could be worse than thought.

Monday, 18 July 2016

249 Boko Haram suspects freed

18 July 2016, 20:01

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that a total of 249 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and accomplices, arrested by troops in several mop up operations, have been released.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Boko Haram insurgents flee after Borno crossfire

15 July 2016, 22:30

An unspecified number of terrorists have escaped with gunshot wounds following an encounter with troops in Goneri, South West of Kukawa Local Government Area in Borno State.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Cameroon troops kill, torture Boko Haram suspects

14 July 2016, 11:02

Cameroon troops kill, torture Boko Haram suspects, new Amnesty International report says.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

UN: Cases of acute malnutrition in Borno State

13 July 2016, 08:23

The United Nations says humanitarian convoys have discovered cases of acute malnutrition and famine-like conditions in Borno state.

Soldiers killed in gunfire exchange with Boko Haram

13 July 2016, 19:50

An unspecified number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists and two soldiers have been killed during an exchange of gunfire as troops repelled an attack by the insurgents in northern Borno State.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Six suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Lagos

11 July 2016, 10:42

Six suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were were arrested by a Civilian Joint Task Force at different locations in Lagos.

Saturday, 09 July 2016

Boko Haram kills 7 in northeast Nigeria

09 July 2016, 20:32

Boko Haram gunmen killed seven people in a raid on a town in northeast Nigerian Borno state near the border with Cameroon.

Friday, 08 July 2016

WATCH: Nigerian Fighter jets bomb Boko Haram location in Sambissa

08 July 2016, 15:36

Watch as a Nigeria Army fighter aircraft struck a terrorists’ location in Sambisa Borno state.

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

How people threatened my life - Boko Haram survivor

06 July 2016, 16:31

Aisha Umar was abducted by members of Boko Haram and held in captivity for over a year before returning home last year to unimaginable judgement and ostracism from her community.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

Boko Haram spy slain in Borno

05 July 2016, 20:18

The patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade has ambushed and killed a suspected spy for the Boko Haram terrorists at Barwati village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Boko Haram's other human tragedy: malnutrition

05 July 2016, 21:16

The UN has warned some 9.2 million people are facing food shortages in the wider Lake Chad region, where Nigeria meets Niger, Cameroon and Chad, and where Boko Haram has also attacked.

Monday, 04 July 2016

PHOTOS: Brave officer loses job to fight Boko Haram

04 July 2016, 09:28

A brave officer has reportedly lost his job and livelihood while single-handedly fighting against insurgency in the Borno State capital of Maiduguri.

Boko Haram: why jaw-jaw might be better than war-war for Nigeria

04 July 2016, 10:12

Nigeria needs to face up to the unpalatable truth that military force alone will not win the deadly war against Boko Haram, and start discussions about peace building, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku.

Friday, 01 July 2016

PHOTOS: Boko Haram suffers humiliating defeat

01 July 2016, 07:33

Boko Haram fighters have again suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Nigerian army after the troops launched an attack on fleeing terrorists escaping the combined clearance operations against insurgents from other neighbouring countries.

Over 466 killed, 218 women married off to Boko Haram in Gwoza

01 July 2016, 13:00

Approximately 3,000 people were said to have fled the Ngoshe, Ashigashiya and Gava villages within the Gwoza LGA of Borno State during clean-up operations conducted by the Nigerian Army.

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Presidential bodyguard linked to Boko Haram arrested

30 June 2016, 07:56

A body guard of President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly been arrested for having close ties with Boko Haram militants.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Boko Haram suspects arrested at Cameroon, Nigeria border

29 June 2016, 16:31

Nigerian and Cameroon troops have arrested 24 suspected Boko Haram accomplices during clearance operations along the borders between the two countries.

Nigeria's constitution holds the key to protecting internally displaced people

29 June 2016, 21:00

The internal displacement of people has become a significant concern in Nigeria. More than two million people have fled their homes because of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast with millions more displaced by other causes.

24 Boko Haram members arrested by MNJTF

29 June 2016, 22:25

It is alleged that the Multinational Joint Task Force arrested 24 members of insurgency group, Boko Haram along the Cameroonian borders.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Dubai properties: Boko Haram migrating to internet

28 June 2016, 19:12

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Buratai claims that Boko Haram, since suffering heavy losses on the field of battle are now taking to cyber space and the internet to continue their war of terror.

Monday, 27 June 2016

Would-be suicide bombers target Maiduguri mosque

27 June 2016, 14:23

Two would-be suicide bombers were killed in Maiduguri on Monday, after apparently trying to target an overnight Ramadan vigil, a civilian vigilante and a local resident said.

Saturday, 25 June 2016

We will not be distracted in the war against Boko Haram - Army

25 June 2016, 21:34

The Nigerian Army says it will not be distracted in its resolve to end Boko Haram terrorism in the North East.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Family demands news of Chibok girl who escaped Boko Haram

24 June 2016, 19:00

Nigeria's Bring Back Our Girls movement is demanding that the government provide news of the only schoolgirl among 219 kidnapped to escape the clutches of Boko Haram Islamic extremists

Thursday, 23 June 2016

GRAPHIC: Army clears eradicates 3 villages of insurgents

23 June 2016, 07:37

The Nigerian Army has reported that it has cleared three villages of insurgents in the north eastern part of the country.

Rescued Chibok girl 'disappears'

23 June 2016, 22:12

Nigeria's Bring Back Our Girls movement and family members are demanding that the government provide news of the only schoolgirl among 219 kidnapped to escape the clutches of Boko Haram extremists.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Niger's Diffa suffers under Boko Haram violence

22 June 2016, 11:04

Outside the Diffa grand mosque in Niger's southeast, two soldiers stand at the ready, rifles pointed at the wave of worshippers walking towards them.

Troops intercept armed families of Boko Haram

22 June 2016, 20:09

Troops of the 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion have intercepted families of escaping terrorists at Liwanti village along Damboa-Bulabulin Road in Borno State.

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Corpses and silence after Boko Haram's Niger strike

18 June 2016, 08:06

Rotting bodies, looted buildings and a grim silence mark the once bustling town of Bosso in southeastern Niger following one of Boko Haram's deadliest ever attacks in the west African nation.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Nigeriens who fled Boko Haram attack in 'great distress': minister

17 June 2016, 13:56

Tens of thousands of Nigeriens who fled a deadly Boko Haram attack are in "great distress", with many lacking food and healthcare, Niger's interior minister said during a visit to the displaced Thursday.

Boko Haram kills 18 at funeral in Adamawa State

17 June 2016, 18:25

Boko Haram militants opened fire at a funeral in AdamawaState, killing 18 mourners including many women and children, officials and witnesses said.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

PHOTOS: Nigerian Army rescue 57, kill 2 terrorists

15 June 2016, 07:44

Troops deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole have reportedly rescued 57 people from captivity while killing 2 Boko Haram terrorists.

More hostages freed from Boko Haram captivity

15 June 2016, 16:07

The Nigerian Army has rescued another 50 hostages from Boko Haram bondage in Borno State.

Malnutrition hits Boko Haram rescued in Nigeria

15 June 2016, 22:41

Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from Boko Haram, the Borno state government said.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Battalion repels Boko Haram takeover in Gwoza

14 June 2016, 14:50

Troops have killed six alleged Boko Haram terrorists after repelling an attack at Pulka in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Chibok abductions highlight worst form of sexual violence

13 June 2016, 10:33

The abduction of more than 200 girls from Chibok is among the most horrific examples of the use of sexual violence as a tactic of terrorism.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Troops kill 10 Boko Haram fighters, rescue mom and baby

12 June 2016, 07:41

Maidugur - The Nigerian army on Saturday confirmed the killing of 10 suspected Boko Haram fighters after a clearance operation in Gamboru-Ngala, Borno.

Boko Haram 'slaughter' 4 women after failing to find their husbands

12 June 2016, 15:30

Boko Haram has killed four women in a remote village in Nigeria's northeast in the latest attack by the Islamist group, local vigilantes assisting the military say.

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Boko Haram mars future of thousands in Niger

09 June 2016, 10:39

Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in south-east Niger following near back-to-back attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the troubled Diffa region, the United Nations refugee agency said.

Minors succumb to hunger in terrified Lake Chad basin

09 June 2016, 22:32

Children are dying of malnutrition as more than 9 million people urgently need aid in the Lake Chad region in the wake of the Boko Haram terror.

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