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Dubai properties: Boko Haram migrating to internet

28 June 2016, 18:12

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.

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Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists now disguise as vigilantes, hunters

28 June 2016, 09:41

The Defence Headquarters says Boko Haram terrorists are fleeing Sambisa Forest disguised as vigilantes and hunters in their bid to escape arrest from troops.

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Would-be suicide bombers target Maiduguri mosque

27 June 2016, 13:23

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.

Nigerian Army rescues 5000 Boko Haram hostages

26 June 2016, 12:07

In an update on their way against insurgency, officials from the Nigerian Army have reported the rescue of 5000 hostages captured by Boko Haram.

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

25 June 2016, 20:34

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

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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.

Hundreds of children starve to death at Borno refugee camp

23 June 2016, 15:05

Hundreds of children have starved to death while scores more are at risk after contracting the deadliest form of malnutrition at a camp for internally displaced people in Borno State.

Wounded Boko Haram insurgents flee to Niger

23 June 2016, 21:00

An unspecified number of suspects have escaped into neighbouring Niger with gunshot wounds as troops pursue remnants of Boko Haram in Borno State.

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.

Seven Niger gendarmes killed in refugee camp attack

18 June 2016, 14:13

Seven gendarmes have been killed in an attack on a refugee camp in Niger hosting civilians who have fled Boko Haram, security and humanitarian sources say.

Boko Haram says 7 dead in attack on Niger military barracks

18 June 2016, 20:11

A group that tracks online extremist activity says Boko Haram claims to have killed "seven apostates" in an attack on a military barracks in southeast Niger.

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.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Benin boosts security after 'terror warning'

16 June 2016, 08:16

Benin has put its security forces on alert after being warned of a "new terrorist threat", according to an internal armed forces memo.

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.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Army sustains raids on Boko Haram hideouts

10 June 2016, 18:31

Troops have recovered an assortment of wares at Boko Haram lairs in the Borno State.

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.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

2,000 Chad troops head to Niger after Boko Haram attack

08 June 2016, 22:33

Some 2,000 troops from regional military powerhouse Chad headed to neighbouring Niger , where Boko Haram insurgents inflicted heavy losses in the town of Bosso last week, a military source said.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Delta Avengers could spill bigger crisis than Boko Haram

07 June 2016, 21:33

The Niger Delta Avengers could present a bigger problem to Nigeria than the deadly terror perpetrated by the Islamic militant Boko Haram sect, an international security think-tank has said.

Sunday, 05 June 2016

Nigerian Army uncovers fresh plot by Boko Haram

05 June 2016, 08:16

Officials within the Nigerian Army have revealed a plot being planned by members of Boko Haram.

Four year old tells of horror in Boko Haram captivity

05 June 2016, 18:48

A four year old victim has told of the horror he experienced in captivity at the hands of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.

Saturday, 04 June 2016

Troops kill 19 insurgents and their commander in Borno

04 June 2016, 15:25

The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it had killed 19 suspected Boko Haram insurgents, including one of their commanders during a ‘clearance operations’ in Chukungudu village and surrounding communities in Borno.

Friday, 03 June 2016

EFCC to investigate corruption at Boko Haram victims' camps

03 June 2016, 22:22

The EFCC has pledged to probe alleged corruption in the distribution of resources for internally-displaced persons (IDPs).

Thursday, 02 June 2016

PHOTOS: Boko Haram members surrender in scores

02 June 2016, 08:37

A combined operation between troops within Operation Lafiya Dole and the Multinational Joint Task Force has led to an intense cleansing of Boko Haram strongholds in Borno State.

Boko Haram and droughts exacerbate food needs

02 June 2016, 18:30

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has added Nigeria to the list of countries requiring outside help to feed their own populations.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

FG sacks guardian of escaped Chibok girls in U.S

01 June 2016, 14:01

The Federal Government of Nigeria has sacked the guardian of the escaped Chibok girls currently studying in the US.

Scores report escape from Boko Haram captivity

01 June 2016, 22:33

Some 79 people claiming to have been held captive by Boko Haram at Ngwalimiri village, Borno State have escaped from the terrorists’ hideout.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Roadside bomb kills five in Borno State

29 May 2016, 19:04

Five people were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded in Borno State, in a region where Boko Haram insurgents have operated for years, the country's military said Sunday.

Saturday, 28 May 2016

11 595 Boko Haram captives freed under me says Buhari

28 May 2016, 17:07

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that 11 595 persons captured by the Boko Haram sect were freed between May 29, 2015 when he was inaugurated and February 2016.

Niger military kills 10 Boko Haram extremists

28 May 2016, 20:51

Niger's army has killed at least 10 Boko Haram militants after they tried to attack a military post in the country's southeast near its border with Nigeria.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Violent herdsmen may have Boko Haram affiliation - Buratai

27 May 2016, 08:42

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.

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".

Boko Haram men rape and beat us says victim

27 May 2016, 13:26

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

US bemoans global response to Boko Haram

27 May 2016, 19:14

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.

Youth commend mililtary efforts against Boko Haram

27 May 2016, 22:35

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

Thursday, 26 May 2016

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

26 May 2016, 10:38

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

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.

Friday, 20 May 2016

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.

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