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Youth commend mililtary efforts against Boko Haram

27 May 2016, 21:35

Some youths have commended the armed forces for strides made in the operations to rid the Northeast of the Boko Haram terror.

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US bemoans global response to Boko Haram

27 May 2016, 18:14

Thousands of people affected by the Boko Haram crisis in the Northeast are set to receive psychological support following a partnership between the French Embassy in Abuja and the International Office of Migration.

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The sponsors of #NDAvengers are the same sponsors of Boko Haram

26 May 2016, 09:38

We are still pretending that Khalid al-Barnawi and the several Shekau's acted independently, writes Peregrino Brimah.

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Violent herdsmen may have Boko Haram affiliation - Buratai

27 May 2016, 07:42

The Chief of Army Sta?ff, Tukur Buratai, said on Thursday in Abeokuta that the violent herdsmen ravaging some parts of the country may have links with the Boko Haram insurgents.

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Boko Haram men rape and beat us says victim

27 May 2016, 12:26

Paulina Jabina a young girl who managed to escape from the Boko Haram camp has narrated the ordeal she and other girls kidnapped experienced.

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Friday, 27 May 2016

Assessing Buhari's first year in office

27 May 2016, 09:47

The Nigerian government on Thursday asked Nigerians to be hopeful of a better future, saying “Change is no instant coffee, it is a process".

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Infighting claims life of Boko Haram bomb maker

24 May 2016, 07:24

The Army has announced a high-ranking member of the Boko Haram has been gunned down during infighting within the terror group.

Efforts stepped to assist thousands bearing Boko Haram terror

24 May 2016, 22:36

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up to assist 430 000 people in Northeast Nigeria where the Boko Haram violence has led to one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Woman kidnapped by Boko Haram, fitted with explosives

23 May 2016, 07:28

A woman kidnapped by Boko Haram has narrated a harrowing tale of how she was drugged and strapped with explosives before being sent into a market.

Boko Haram refugees feel 'abandoned' by the world

23 May 2016, 07:28

"Take us away from this hell," says Boussam, a mother of seven cradling skeletal goats in Niger's Assaga camp, where thousands of desperate refugees fleeing Boko Haram Islamist insurgents are living in hunger.

Boko Haram attack: A memory I can't forget

23 May 2016, 13:48

The extrajudicial killings, the crying of children, accidents and the sounds of heavy guns which I had never heard in my life until this day has keep a memory in me that I will never forget, Mohammad M. Jibrin writes.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Buhari's govt 'making political capital' out of Amina Ali's release

21 May 2016, 08:40

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been accused of exploiting the release of a Chibok schoolgirl, Amina Ali, who was found this week, more than two years after she was seized by Boko Haram.

Friday, 20 May 2016

Second Chibok schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram

20 May 2016, 07:16

The Nigerian army has announced the rescue of another of the of the Chibok girls, just hours after Amini Ali met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, a report says.

GRAPHIC: Second Chibok girl rescued, 35 terrorists killed

20 May 2016, 07:45

A second Chibok girl has been rescued by operatives of the Nigerian Army, with 35 Boko Haram terrorists having been killed during a clean-up operation in the Damboa LGA of Borno State.

Amina Ali 'completely changed' since capture - Teacher

20 May 2016, 11:25

Amina Ali, who this week became the first of 219 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to be found, had undergone a dramatic transformation since she was seized by Boko Haram nearly two years ago.

Fresh hopes for Chibok girls as rescued student meets Buhari

20 May 2016, 11:25

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said there was fresh hope for the recovery of 218 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago, as he met the first student to be found.

Nigerian Army 'moving into' Boko Haram stronghold: Governor

20 May 2016, 12:47

A State Governor on Thursday voiced hopes for the swift return of 218 Chibok schoolgirls still being held by Boko Haram, after one of the students was found near the group's stronghold.

Army expresses disappointment over handling of rescued girls

20 May 2016, 15:31

The Nigerian Army has expressed disappointment over the alleged politicisation of the rescue of some young women the Boko Haram sect abducted from Government Secondary School Chibok in 2014.

Parents deny second rescued girl is among Chibok girls

20 May 2016, 17:11

A spokesman for the Chibok girls' parents has debunked claims by the Nigeria Army that the second girl rescued from the Boko Haram camp on Thursday is among the missing Chibok girls.

UN appeals for funds for Boko Haram victims

20 May 2016, 18:14

A United Nations envoy has appealed for funds from the international community to cushion more than 9 million people affected by the Boko Haram-related conflict across the Lake Chad Basin.

Plan International wants all abducted Chibok girls rescued

20 May 2016, 20:48

A child focus organisation, Plan International has welcomed the news that one of the missing 219 Chibok schoolgirls had been rescued while also called for sustained efforts to rescue all the missing abducted girls.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Rescued Chibok girl, baby pass health tests

19 May 2016, 12:35

Amina Ali, the Chibok young woman who has been rescued from the Boko Haram sect as well as her baby have passed health tests.

Buhari to meet with rescued Chibok girl

19 May 2016, 17:07

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to meet with the first Chibok girl that was rescued by the military on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Rescued Chibok schoolgirl's name confirmed, imposter husband arrested

18 May 2016, 20:50

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the real name of the rescued Chibok schoolgirl as Amina Ali and has also arrested a Boko Haram terrorist claiming to be her husband.

Six abducted Chibok girls dead

18 May 2016, 20:51

Six of the 219 missing Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 is believed to be dead, according to the rescued girl who was found earlier this week.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

MASSOB slams Buhari for Boko Haram 'defence'

17 May 2016, 11:36

Members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) have rebuked President Muhammadu Buhari's statement on links between Boko Haram and the Islamic State (IS) not being credible.

Monday, 16 May 2016

WATCH: How Displaced children live in Uhogua IDP camp

16 May 2016, 08:39

Extreme Islamist sect Boko Haram has been waging a war path through Nigeria for the past seven years, killing millions of innocent citizens in a bid to enforce its interpretation of Sharia law.

High ranking Boko Haram commander arrested

16 May 2016, 15:16

Boukar Kaou, a Boko Haram commander has been captured by a joint military task force made up of troops from Cameroon and Nigeria.

UK confident Boko Haram will be defeated

16 May 2016, 19:31

United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has expressed satisfaction with progress made in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorists.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

No credible evidence links Boko Haram’s weaponry to IS - Buhari

15 May 2016, 08:00

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday that there was no credible intelligence linking Boko Haram’s source of weaponry to the Islamic State (IS) even as the former had pledged allegiance to the latter.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

There will not be timeframe to ending Boko Haram - US Envoy

14 May 2016, 14:05

The U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Friday, said there would not be a timeframe to ending Boko Haram but a comprehensive approach to ending the insurgence was possible.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Nigeria holds security summit on Boko Haram

13 May 2016, 17:33

Nigeria hosts a security summit Saturday on ending the threat from Boko Haram, with increasing signs of closer military cooperation between regional powers and international support.

South-East the safest place to live - UN

13 May 2016, 20:51

The United Nations Development Programme has named South-East Nigeria as the most human security secure geopolitical region in Nigeria.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Boko Haram claims suicide attack in Borno State

12 May 2016, 20:37

Boko Haram claimed a suicide bomb attack that killed two police officers in northeast Nigeria, just days before a regional security summit on efforts to eradicate the Islamists.

Monday, 09 May 2016

Why a 9 year old wants to return to her 'hubby' - Shettima

09 May 2016, 08:33

Governor Kashim Shettima has claimed that the main reason why a 9-year-old girl that was previously rescued from Boko Haram wants to return to her Sambisa 'hubby' is due to extreme indoctrination enforced by the terrorist group.

PHOTOS: Army kills Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons

09 May 2016, 08:33

The latest development in an ongoing clean-up operation held by the Nigerian Army has brought about good news, with soldiers having killed several terrorists while recovering a large cache of arms in the Sambisa Forest.

Boko Haram convicts sentenced to 25 years jail term

09 May 2016, 18:39

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has affirmed the September 30, 2015, judgment of the Federal High Court in Lagos which sentenced three members of the Boko Haram sect to 25 years imprisonment.

Sunday, 08 May 2016

Young female Boko Haram suspect arrested by army

08 May 2016, 07:58

The Nigerian army arrested a young female bomber during an ongoing clearance rescue operation carried by the troops.

Saturday, 07 May 2016

Boko Haram: Rescued 9-yr-old embarks on hunger strike, says wants to go back to 'hubby'

07 May 2016, 15:36

A 9-year-old girl, who was recently rescued from Boko Haram militants in the Sambisa forest in Maiduguri, Borno state, says she wants to go back to her "husband" (a Boko Haram member), a report says.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Nigeria orphans flee Boko Haram, settle in Cameroon

06 May 2016, 18:24

2 000 minors orphaned by the Boko Haram crisis have sought refuge in Cameroon, a United States Ambassador to the United Nations said.

11 000 civilians rescued from Boko Haram camp

06 May 2016, 18:24

The Nigerian Army says that it has rescued over 11 000 civilians held at various enclaves by the Boko Haram sect .

Boko Haram new uniforms reports resurface

06 May 2016, 22:36

Fresh reports have emerged of the Boko Haram terrorists wearing new uniform to blend with their locality in the Northeast.

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Air Force intensifies bombarment of Sambisa Forest

05 May 2016, 20:08

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has increased the tempo of air strikes in the Sambisa Forest in the Borno State.

Troops destroy Boko Haram administrative base

05 May 2016, 21:39

The Nigerian Army has destroyed the Boko Haram administrative headquarters at Ngula and Kukuruk villages in Alagarno general area of Borno State.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Boko Haram tops agenda as Biya, Buhari meet

03 May 2016, 18:25

Nigeria and Cameroon are set to strengthen their bilateral and regional cooperation on the ongoing war against terrorism.

Saturday, 30 April 2016

PHOTOS: The large pit where Boko Haram dumps victims

30 April 2016, 17:00

The Nigerian army says it has discovered a large pit where Boko Haram militants dump victims of their horrendous attacks.

Friday, 29 April 2016

PHOTOS: Six Boko Haram leaders arrested

29 April 2016, 12:00

Six Boko Haram terrorists kingpins have been arrested by the military following an operation by troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

PHOTO: Women, children nabbed for assisting Boko Haram

28 April 2016, 13:35

Troops of the 22 Brigade have arrested three women and two children for allegedly supplying the Boko Haram with logistics in the Borno State.

Northern Governors to meet in Kaduna

28 April 2016, 22:05

The Northern States Governors Forum is set to meet in Kaduna to deliberate on issues affecting the region.

Nigeria and France strengthen military cooperation

28 April 2016, 22:06

Nigeria and France on Thursday signed an agreement on closer military cooperation, including intelligence sharing, to strengthen the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region.

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