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Boko Haram 'in charge of 25 towns'

18 September 2014, 19:32

Boko Haram militants are in charge of at least 25 towns and villages, the region's Roman Catholic bishop has claimed, warning of a deteriorating security situation.

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Church collapse: Names of victims yet to be released

18 September 2014, 13:16

The Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN) is yet to make public the names of the victims of the collapse of a six-storey building structure inside the church premises six days after the incident.

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15 bodies recovered from Kano bombing

18 September 2014, 10:07

The police said 15 bodies had been recovered from the scene of the bomb blast at the Federal College of Education, Kano.

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Police, army 'have institutionalised torture'

18 September 2014, 13:16

The police and military routinely torture women, men and children, some as young as 12, human rights watchdog Amnesty International says.

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Global Fundraiser as civilians take war to Boko Haram

18 September 2014, 12:22

We are calling on all good citizens across the world to support the mission if Nigerian civilian patriots against Boko Haram terrorists.

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Troops kill 'several' insurgents: army

18 September 2014, 08:02

Several Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in a fierce battle with troops in a northeastern town near Maiduguri, an army statement said.

President sends condolences after deadly Kano attack

18 September 2014, 09:06

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with citizens and residents of Kano State on the loss of lives sustained during the attack by terrorists on the Federal College of Education.

Military commander who recaptured Damboa transferred out

18 September 2014, 10:27

What has been exposed as top military sabotage of the so-called war against Boko Haram, has not yet ended in the military according to continuing reports from the battle front.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Four soldiers hurt in central ambush: military

17 September 2014, 07:40

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen opened fire on a military convoy at the weekend in central Kogi state, injuring four soldiers, a senior military source said.

Govt accused of shielding alleged Boko Haram sponsor

17 September 2014, 08:46

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Federal Government of shielding alleged Boko Haram sponsor, Ali Modu Sheriff, from the law.

Boko Haram and the cycle of death

17 September 2014, 12:05

We have corruption at all facets of the Nigerian society, within the civil force and the armed forces.

Boko Haram blamed for Kano college killings

17 September 2014, 20:05

At least 13 people were killed and 34 injured on as a gunbattle broke out between police and suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers in Kano, police said.

Reps donate N200m to victims of Boko Haram attacks

17 September 2014, 21:29

The House of Representatives has donated N200 million to the Victims Support Fund for persons affected by the consequences of insurgency and terrorism in the country.

Military foils terrorist operations in Borno

17 September 2014, 22:34

Troops on counter-terrorism in the North East have reported a successful operation against terrorists who attempted a revenge mission to Konduga in Borno State.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Military keeping options open about missing plane

16 September 2014, 07:57

The military have appeared to rule out sabotage after an air force jet disappeared while on operations in the insurgency-hit northeast.

12 troops sentenced to death for mutiny

16 September 2014, 07:57

A court martial has sentenced 12 Nigerian soldiers fighting Islamic extremists to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer.

Rights group concerned at Northeast terror

16 September 2014, 08:52

The African Centre for Human Rights and Humanitarian Services has called on the federal government to step up the fight against Boko Haram.

Jonathan cannot bring an end to this insurgency.

16 September 2014, 14:56

As a president who is keen and on the verge to savage this country should have ordered the immediate arrest of these heartless fellows and take them to ICC.

Boko Haram abduct 50 women in Adamawa

16 September 2014, 17:20

50 women have been reportedly abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect during an attack in Gulak town, Adamawa State.

Jonathan urged to declare 'total war' on Boko Haram

16 September 2014, 19:35

Senators said they will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan to press him to declare "total war" on Boko Haram, in a sign of frustration and concern over worsening security.

Monday, 15 September 2014

Sheriff alleges smear campaign over Boko Haram funding

15 September 2014, 09:19

Alleged terror sponsor, Ali Modu Sheriff, said agents of current governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, were responsible for the alleged smear campaign against him.

Terrorism: Traders bemoan declining business activities

15 September 2014, 10:33

Traders in Kano State have blamed the current security challenges in the North-East for the declining business activities.

Military competent to tackle Boko Haram - Kwankwaso

15 September 2014, 10:33

Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State said the Nigeria military was competent to tackle the insurgency problem in the country.

Controversy shrouds TB Joshua building collapse

15 September 2014, 11:39

The collapse of a six-storey building structure inside the church premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, founded by Prophet TB Joshua, is generating controversy across the country.

Catholics bear brunt of Boko Haram terror

15 September 2014, 12:44

The Catholic Church said more than 500 members, including over 170 children, had been killed due to the insurgency in the Northeast of the country.

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Boko Haram attack market in Borno

14 September 2014, 07:44

Boko Haram insurgents attacked a market outside Maiduguri, local people who witnessed the incident said.

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Soldiers kill many in rare victory against Boko Haram

13 September 2014, 10:28

Soldiers killed scores of Islamic extremists in a rare victory as the insurgents advanced on a town near Maiduguri.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Sheriff investigated over Boko Haram sponsorship

12 September 2014, 12:12

Former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff accused of being one of the major sponsors of the Boko Haram sect is being investigated.

Boko Haram: In light of new revelations

12 September 2014, 12:14

In review of the new revelations from President Jonathan’s Chief Boko Haram negotiator, Dr. Stephen Davis of Australia, it will be useful we reconsider what we know of Boko Haram.

Scores trapped fleeing terror in Adamawa State

12 September 2014, 17:20

Hundreds of locals are reportedly trapped on mountain tops and surrounding bushes as they flee terror the Boko Haram sect is perpetrating in Adamawa State.

Military claims success against Boko Haram

12 September 2014, 19:30

The military claimed to have routed Boko Haram militants near the Borno state capital Maiduguri, as residents in another under-siege town complained of food shortages and hardship.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Ihejirika: A loony Biafra fanatic or just deadly corrupt?

11 September 2014, 14:27

The Federal Government has not come out to reject the incriminating statements made by its employed Chief Boko Haram negotiator.

Boko Haram: Emir denies fleeing palace

11 September 2014, 15:35

The Emir of Mubi, Abubakar Isa, has debunked media reports that he fled his palace in Mubi as a result of threat of attack by Boko Haram insurgents.

Jonathan to stay clear of Boko Haram sponsorship probe

11 September 2014, 19:55

The President will not interfere with the investigations into the alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram terrorists, his office said.

Boko Haram under scrutiny over foreign fighters claim

11 September 2014, 22:22

Cameroon's claims that two Tuareg fighters were among the dead when troops bombarded Boko Haram position have sparked fresh interest in the group’s links to the wider jihad network.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

20 police still missing after Boko Haram attack

10 September 2014, 07:59

Twenty police officers are still missing three weeks after Boko Haram fighters attacked a training academy outside the remote northeastern town of Gwoza, the country's police chief says.

Boko Haram: Government cautions against used cell phones

10 September 2014, 19:09

The Federal Government has cautioned Nigerians against buying used cell phones and pre-registered SIM cards, saying that they might have been used by terrorists for untoward activities.

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Thousands flee Adamawa town as Boko Haram capture more territory

09 September 2014, 07:39

Panicked residents fled their homes in fear of Boko Haram attacks while the military sought to recapture ground lost to the militants in recent weeks.

Army defeats terrorists in Adamawa and Borno

09 September 2014, 08:44

Scores of terrorists have been killed after counter terrorist troops carried out an attack on insurgents in Mubi town, Adamawa State.

Monday, 08 September 2014

Military, Boko Haram clash over Mubi town

08 September 2014, 13:19

Nigeria soldiers are reportedly battling with Boko Haram insurgents over the control of Mubi town in Adamawa State.

Military claims to retake Bama from Boko Haram

08 September 2014, 16:37

Nigeria's military has recaptured the flashpoint town of Bama in northeast Borno state from Boko Haram and blocked the Islamist militants' advance towards the state capital Maiduguri.

Boko Haram, Ebola to feature in ECOWAS chiefs meeting

08 September 2014, 17:34

THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CCDS) will this week hold its 34th Ordinary Session in Accra, Ghana.

Sunday, 07 September 2014

Officials reassure as extremists rampage

07 September 2014, 09:53

Officials are trying to reassure citizens panicked about a spreading insurgency in the northeast.

Friday, 05 September 2014

The people of Borno must sue the President of Nigeria

05 September 2014, 07:54

The Nigerian government has still not denied the revelation that General Azubiike Ihejirika is a chief sponsor of Boko Haram.

Advocate: Nigeria must be pressured to free girls

05 September 2014, 07:54

Leader of movement to free abducted Chibok girls says Nigeria must be pressured to rescue them and to confront the extremist insurgency.

Terrorism in Iraq forced the prime minister to step down

05 September 2014, 11:16

The terror crisis in Iraq did not last 1/20th as long as chaos in Nigeria has before the Prime Minister of Iraq stepped down in the interest of life, reconciliation and peace.

U.S. plans security programme for Nigeria

05 September 2014, 12:19

Going by the increased in the activities of the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria, the United States government is set to launch a "major" border security program to help Nigeria and its neighbours combat the insurgents.

Probe Boko Haram alleged sponsors now, says human rights lawyer

05 September 2014, 19:33

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana has threatened to take the federal government to court if it fails to probe the Boko Haram sponsorship allegation filed against former governor of Borno State Ali Modu Sheriff.

Thursday, 04 September 2014

Borno youth say enough is enough, dare terrorists

04 September 2014, 20:32

Thousands of youths took the the streets of Maiduguri to protest the siege of Boko Haram on Borno State.

US says Boko Haram threatens Nigeria's future

04 September 2014, 23:04

The United States said it was concerned by increasing Boko Haram violence and territorial gains in Nigeria, warning that the deteriorating situation threatened the country's future.

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