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Goodluck Jonathan says he has given his backing to the creation of an African rapid reaction force, adding that it could help tackle the Boko Haram insurgency.
The Borno State government has spent more than N100 million in compensation to victims of recent terror attacks in three local government areas.
A Nigerian asylum seeker believed to be near death after a three-month hunger strike has been granted more time to fight his deportation from Britain, his lawyers said.
The designation of Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organisations by the U.S. should not affect Nigerians travelling to the country for legitimate engagements.
The army said it had identified more than 500 suspected militants - including members of the security forces who had supported the insurgents - and called for them to be tried on terrorism charges.
we write this letter to the JNI to implore their hesitance in intervening for unconditional and immediate release of Dr. Mohammed Yunus, the Kogi State lecturer who has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism.
UK has submitted a draft resolution to the UN that calls on countries to prevent the payment of kidnap ransoms to extremist groups.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) in Osun State chapter has said that the state’s new education policy could raise terrorism.
Militants were witnessed attacking air force base and burning planes, outside Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, was bullish despite the incessant attack on the region by terrorists.
President Goodluck Jonathan summoned an emergency security meeting following an attack by suspected members of Boko Haram sect in some parts of Maiduguri.
The military have restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
Authorities have relaxed a curfew and intensified military patrols in Maiduguri, a day after suspected Islamist militants launched strikes on military bases.
The Ijaw opinion leaders has passed a vote of confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan.
More than 40 suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have reportedly been killed in air and land raids of the terrorists’ hideouts in the terror-ridden Borno State.
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has warned members of the youth vigilante group to desist from establishing illegal detention centres in the state.
The Lagos State Government has charged 17 people to court for being members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
Survivors say militants killed at least 12 civilians and set homes ablaze as they rampaged through a village in Borno State.
A Nigerian asylum seeker said to be near death from a hunger strike failed in his bid to be freed from a British detention centre.
Six people were reported killed and several others injured when members of terrorist group, Boko Haram invaded the popular Kasuwar Gwari market in Adamawa.
Borno State has requested the federal government to build military barracks in several border towns in the region to wade off the threat of terror invasions.
The Department of State Services says it arrested five suspected Boko Haram members in Kogi.
Troops killed two suspected Boko Haram insurgents in a shootout in Kano seizing assault rifles and ammunition.
A French engineer abducted in Nigeria last year has managed to escape, slipping out of his cell and hailing a taxi to take him to police.
The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed two suspected operational vehicles of the Boko Haram sect in the ongoing operations in Maiduguri.
Nigeria's military says it has killed nine Boko Haram militants about 85 kilometers south of Maiduguri.
26 people were feared killed when suspected terrorist group members, Boko Haram raided some villages in Borno State.
The United States designated Boko Haram network and an offshoot Ansaru as terror groups, bowing to months of pressure to act.
The United States Government has declared terrorist group, Boko Haram the ninth deadliest terrorist group in the world.
French foreign minister says documents show Boko Haram trained in north Mali.
US to designate Boko Haram a terrorist organization
More than 37,000 people have fled violence between the army and Boko Haram insurgents in northern Nigeria for neighbouring Niger, the United Nations said.
The Director-General of the State Security Service, has attributed the success of the security agencies in curtailing the operations of Boko Haram insurgents to advanced technology.
In yet another report of this nature, a security committee based in the U.S. said that Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, is truly dead.
The proposed extension of emergence rule in the state by President Goodluck Jonathan in Adamawa State has been met with condemnation.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has rejected the decision of the Federal Government not to compensate the victims of Boko Haram attacks.
Lawmakers approved a request by the president to prolong emergency rule in the restive northeast by a further six months to try to quell a bloody insurgency.
The UN Human Rights Office condemned the attack on a wedding convoy in Nigeria in which more than 30 people were killed.
President Goodluck Jonathan has ruled out compensation to the victims of Boko Haram.
An unspecified number of terrorists have been killed after the military raided Boko Haram strongholds in Borno State.
The Chairman of the Presidential Committee on amnesty for Boko Haram has submitted the committee's recommendations to President Goodluck Jonathan.
Boko Haram Islamists could be classed as war criminals, the United Nations human rights office said,as it condemned a bloody attack on a wedding convoy.
The head of a panel tasked with seeking an amnesty deal with Boko Haram said that key members of the extremist group wanted peace talks but the credibility of the claim remained in doubt.
A leader of the Islamic uprising says he commanded the attack on Damaturu that killed at least 127.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have killed 40 people in Bama.
Gunmen have attacked a wedding convoy in Borno, killing more than 30 people including the groom in a suspected ambush, witnesses and survivors said.
The UN's refugee agency urged Cameroon and other nations not to expel Nigerians who have fled their homes amid fighting between Boko Haram Islamist rebels and government troops.
Attack in Yobe State left at least 128 people dead according to reports from army and police officers.
The Army and Air Force have killed a number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists during air and land raid on the outlawed camps and hideouts in Borno State.
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