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EU suggests measures to end Boko Haram

09 October 2015, 18:28

European Parliament has asked for immediate coordinated international action in preventing the displacement of Nigeria children and youths as well as exposure to sexual violence and kidnappings amid the Boko Haram terror.

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Britain reiterates resolve to thwart Boko Haram

09 October 2015, 07:02

Britain's Chief of Defence Staff, General Sir Nicholas Houghton, has reaffirmed his country's commitment to assist Nigeria eliminate the Boko Haram.

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Our leader is still alive, Boko Haram says in new video

08 October 2015, 08:45

Boko Haram said in a new video on Wednesday that its elusive leader Abubakar Shekau was alive and still in charge of the group.

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Suicide bombers kill 17 in Damaturu city in northeastern Nigeria

07 October 2015, 21:45

Unidentified suicide bombers killed 17 people in three blasts in the city of Damaturu, a spokesman for the governor of Yobe state said.

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Yobe terror victims receive free medical care

08 October 2015, 06:58

Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has directed that free medical treatment be given to all victims of the Wednesday suicide attack at some locations in Damaturu.

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Thursday, 08 October 2015

Alleged mastermind of Abuja bomb attempts suicide in court

08 October 2015, 07:58

He's alive: the message comes from the prison officials after the alleged mastermind of a 2010 bomb attack at Independence Day celebrations tried to kill himself at a court hearing.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015

Army arrests more suspected Boko Haram collaborators in Borno

07 October 2015, 07:52

The Nigeria Army confirmed the arrest of three more suspected Boko Haram's collaborators in Hausari Ward in Maiduguri, by troops from the 21 Brigade.

Army slays terrorists in Yobe State battle

07 October 2015, 09:00

The Army has reported the killing of about 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists as it repelled an attack by fleeing insurgents in Yobe State.

Families urged to influence terrorists to surrender

07 October 2015, 09:00

The Nigerian Army has reiterated calls to members of the Boko Haram terrorist group to surrender or face defeat and prosecution.

Troops crush Borno Boko Haram camp

07 October 2015, 11:05

Troops have killed a terrorist and discovered weapons during a raid at a Boko Haram camp at Bulungwa Naibe in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

16 killed as blast hits Buhari Housing Estate in Yobe

07 October 2015, 11:18

16 people have been reportedly killed after bomb explosion hit Buhari Housing Estate in Damaturu, Yobe state.

Army mourns Yola accident victims

07 October 2015, 12:06

The military has commiserated with the families of five people killed in Adamawa State during a recent traffic accident involving a military truck.

Boko Haram financier, drug supplier arrested

07 October 2015, 13:12

The Army believes it has made a major breakthrough against the Boko Haram sect following the arrest with the arrest of an alleged financier of the insurgents in Borno State.

Boko Haram: Head Teacher seeks assistance for school fencing

07 October 2015, 19:03

The Local Education Authority (LEA) Primary school, Paikon-Kore in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, has called for assistance to fence the school in view of the security challenges in FCT.

Tuesday, 06 October 2015

US reacts to incessant Boko Haram attacks

06 October 2015, 11:06

United States has expressed solidarity with Nigeria in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks blamed on the Boko Haram.

Monday, 05 October 2015

Militants loyal to Islamic State claim suicide bombings in Abuja

05 October 2015, 07:49

Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were behind suicide bombings near Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said.

Boko Haram suicide attacks in Niger kill at least 4

05 October 2015, 07:49

Suspected Islamist militants from Boko Haram group has killed at least four people in suicide attacks across the border in Niger.

Police appeal for calm amid deadly Abuja explosions

05 October 2015, 07:49

Members of the public have been urged to be ever alert and assist police amid the terror attacks that hit Kuje and Nyanya areas in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Buhari visits victims of Abuja bombings: official

05 October 2015, 07:49

President Muhammadu Buhari visited victims of a twin-blast in Abuja that killed at least 18 people and wounded 41 others, promising to pay for their treatment, his office said.

Diaspora condemns Kuje, Nyanya attacks

05 October 2015, 08:55

The All Progressives Congress United States of America International Secretariat has condemned the deadly attacks suspected Boko Haram members carried out in Abuja this past weekend.

Buhari Govt inaugurates committee to grant amnesty to Boko Haram

05 October 2015, 10:50

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has inaugurated a committee to plan an amnesty for Boko Haram terrorists as ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Boko Haram claims Abuja bombings

05 October 2015, 13:06

Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for twin bomb attacks on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.

PDP commends Buhari's war against terror

05 October 2015, 15:01

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has reaffirmed its support to initiatives by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to end the Boko Haram crisis.

UN expresses solidarity with Boko Haram victims

05 October 2015, 15:01

Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned the recent bomb attacks in the outskirts of Abuja and the suicide bombing in Maiduguri.

Friday, 02 October 2015

Blasts hit Maiduguri on Independence Day

02 October 2015, 07:58

A series of explosions rocked the city of Maiduguri, with casualties feared, witnesses and police said.

Army undettered by Independence Day bombings

02 October 2015, 08:47

Members of the public in areas affected by suicide bomb attacks have been urged to remain calm as the Army was making strides against the insurgents.

Terrorists called again to surrender

02 October 2015, 09:44

The Army has reiterated its call for terrorists to surrender or face annihilation.

Muslim group denounces Boko Haram terror

02 October 2015, 13:10

The Muslims Against Terror, a religious organisation, has expressed solidarity with terror-ridden Nigeria as the country celebrated 55 years of independence.

14 killed in Maiduguri bomb blast

02 October 2015, 16:24

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of 14 persons, including four suicide bombers, in a bomb explosion at Sajeri area of Maiduguri in Borno.

Thursday, 01 October 2015

More terrorists succumb to military

01 October 2015, 11:44

The Army has announced more success against the Islamic militant Boko Haram sect.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Troops kill notorious Boko Haram terrorist

30 September 2015, 15:02

A notorious Boko Haram terrorist was shot dead by the Nigerian Army around Kwatarha and Torikwaptir area of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

Military warn Boko Haram insurgents

30 September 2015, 16:04

The Defence Headquarters said Boko Haram insurgents would face increased military assaults if they refused to surrender their arms and embrace peace.

Group wary of worsening violence in the Delta

30 September 2015, 19:06

Violence in the Niger Delta may soon increase unless the government acts quickly and decisively to address long-simmering grievances, the International Crisis Group warned.

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Buhari pledges to rescue kidnapped Chibok girls

29 September 2015, 07:52

President Muhammadu Buhari promised at the United Nations to rescue the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters in 2014 and to defeat the militia.

Monday, 28 September 2015

20 killed in fresh Borno village attack

28 September 2015, 16:08

20 people were killed, while several others were injured as members of Boko Haram invaded Malari and other communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Friday, 25 September 2015

Army rejuvenated in fight against insurgents

25 September 2015, 09:20

Troops involved in operations to rid the North East of Boko Haram terrorists are in "high spirits" on the back of recent successes against the insurgents.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Troops destroy Boko Haram fuel depot

24 September 2015, 19:26

Troops have dismantled an alleged Boko Haram fuel depot located at the Ladu Dumbawa ward, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.

U.S. directs up to $45 million to support countries fighting Boko Haram

24 September 2015, 22:49

The White House said that it would send up to $45 million in defense services, including military training, to support African countries in their efforts to defeat Boko Haram.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Death toll hits 117 after Maiduguri bomb blasts

23 September 2015, 07:56

The death toll from a series of bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram in Maiduguri has risen to at least 117, hospital sources said, more than twice the official tally.

Army reports rescue of more women, children

23 September 2015, 21:49

The Army has announced the rescue of 241 women and children during operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the Borno State.

Government bullish on Boko Haram but fear of attack lingers

23 September 2015, 22:39

The government claimed Boko Haram's six-year insurgency was nearing an end, after the military said it had cleared rebel camps, rescued hundreds of women and children.

After attacks, bans moving vehicles and animals

23 September 2015, 22:39

After attacks, Nigerian army bans moving vehicles, horses, camels in Borno state for holiday.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

80 killed in Borno bomb blasts

22 September 2015, 15:33

At least 80 people were killed and around 150 injured in multiple bomb attacks in Borno state, police and witnesses say.

Nigeria defense group: At least 100 killed in Sunday blasts

22 September 2015, 19:57

Members of a civilian defense group say more than 100 people were killed in coordinated bombings by Islamic extremists in northeastern Nigeria.

Bombings foiled in north Cameroon, prey to Boko Haram

22 September 2015, 19:57

Two women suicide bombers who were foiled in a bid to attack a village market in northern Cameroon blew themselves up, wounding two farm workers, security sources said.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Bomb blasts rock Maiduguri

21 September 2015, 07:55

Three bomb blasts on Sunday rocked the city of Maiduguri, the stronghold of Boko Haram, the army said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Young boy, girl kill 3 in northern Cameroon

21 September 2015, 07:55

Two young suicide bombers have killed three people in far north Cameroon in the third such attack.

Rescued terror victims in disturbed state

21 September 2015, 11:34

Troops have pained a grim picture of the mental and physical state of the more than 70 people rescued from the Boko Haram sect.

Terrorists retreat from intensifying Army raids

21 September 2015, 18:01

The Boko Haram terrorists are fleeing raids that the Army has intensified in the Northeast in recent weeks, a military spokesperson said.

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Army reopens mixed school in Gwoza to assist IDPs

20 September 2015, 16:32

The Nigerian Military said it had reopened the mixed primary school in Gwoza in Borno for the benefit of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the area.

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