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Nigeria hopes 'deal' with Boko Haram improves image in West

21 October 2014, 21:26

Nigeria's disputed claim to have brokered a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram and release deal for more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls was aimed at improving the country's reputation.

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US says talks to free Chibok girls ongoing

21 October 2014, 06:58

A US official has confirmed that a ceasefire deal appeared to have been reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram militants, but said talks to release some 200 kidnapped girls were ongoing.

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Government supplies more relief items to Chibok

20 October 2014, 21:28

The Federal Government gave additional relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Chibok, Borno, to further cushion the hardship in the area.

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Boko Haram: Borno to reopen public schools

20 October 2014, 19:28

The Borno State Government said that public schools in the state will reopen in November.

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Boko Haram 'ceasefire' in doubt after attacks

20 October 2014, 07:01

The military and intelligence officials have raised doubts on about the validity of a ceasefire with Boko Haram, with reports of fresh attacks and fighting in the country's northeast.

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Monday, 20 October 2014

MP's father killed as terrorists capture Borno town

20 October 2014, 09:03

Members of the Boko Haram sect this weekend went on a rampage killing scores of people in a development seen as reneging from the ceasefire agreement with government.

Borno officials mum on ceasefire deal with Boko Haram

20 October 2014, 10:01

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, is not commenting on reports of a ceasefire agreement between members of the Boko Haram sect and the government.

Jonathan commended over Boko Haram ceasefire agreement

20 October 2014, 11:09

The Building and Construction Skilled Artisans Association of Nigeria (BACSAAN) has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for negotiating a ceasefire agreement with the Boko Haram insurgents.

25 Boko Haram members killed in Borno

20 October 2014, 17:13

25 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed by troops of the Nigerian Army in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state.

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Anxious wait for news on kidnapped girls

18 October 2014, 10:19

Officials and campaigners are anxiously awaiting further news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

Doubts surrounding Boko Haram deal

18 October 2014, 10:19

Nigeria is claiming to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants on a ceasefire and the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Boko Haram 'won't threaten Nigeria vote'

17 October 2014, 07:54

Nigeria can hold elections even if Boko Haram violence makes voting impossible in parts of the northeast, the country’s elections chief says.

FG negotiates with Boko Haram over Chibok girls' release

17 October 2014, 15:25

The federal government is said to be discussing with the Boko Haram sect in Saudi Arabia over the possible release of the more than 200 school girls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno over five months ago by the sect.

African union leaders’ horror at abduction of Chibok girls

17 October 2014, 19:27

Trade Union leaders from the continent have expressed concern at the kidnapping of the girls from the government school in Chibok in Borno State and the continued failure to rescue them.

Northerners claim to arrest 1 000 insurgents in South west

17 October 2014, 20:19

The Head of the Hausa Community in Lagos, Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos, Sani Kabir has revealed that northerners in the South West have arrested more than 1 000 members of the Boko Haram insurgents in various parts of the region.

Nigeria security spokesman says no deal reached on schoolgirls' release

17 October 2014, 21:25

Nigeria's chief security spokesman said that there was no deal in place with Boko Haram for the release of more than 200 hostage schoolgirls after the presidency said an accord had been reached.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Cameroon, Nigeria strategise to thwart Boko Haram

15 October 2014, 09:02

Nigerian and Cameroonian military authorities were scheduled to meet in Abuja to map strategies to stamp out terrorism in the region.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Woman found in Adamawa bush was not in schoolgirl group

14 October 2014, 07:59

A young woman found wandering in Adamawa State who police said was one of more than 200 missing schoolgirls was actually abducted three months earlier.

Protesters mark 6 months since schoolgirls' kidnap

14 October 2014, 07:59

Protesters calling for the release of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants will mark the six-month anniversary of their abduction with a march on the presidency.

Group meets Jonathan over failure to rescue Chibok girls

14 October 2014, 10:01

The #BringBackOurGirls group announced it will later march to the Presidential Villa to meet President Goodluck Jonathan amid the failure to rescue the schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok.

Campaigners blocked six months on from schoolgirls' kidnap

14 October 2014, 21:33

Nigerian police blocked supporters of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants from marching on the president's official residence on the six-month anniversary of the abduction.

Alicia Keys holds protest for lost Nigerian girls

14 October 2014, 21:33

Alicia Keys holds protest in NYC for Nigerian girls six months after they were kidnapped.

Monday, 13 October 2014

Region meets to map way against Boko Haram

13 October 2014, 07:53

Foreign Ministers in the region are scheduled to meet later in Abuja to explore appropriate legal framework for cross-border military operations against Boko Haram.

Call for Global Week to rescue missing Chibok girls

13 October 2014, 08:59

The #BringBackOurGirls group and the families of the Chibokgirls have called for a Global Week of Action to mobilize the international community.

Saturday, 11 October 2014

27 hostages freed from Boko Haram in Cameroon

11 October 2014, 11:06

Cameroon says Chinese workers, wife of high-ranking official among 27 hostages freed in north

Friday, 10 October 2014

Police boss sees end to Boko Haram reign

10 October 2014, 14:23

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has assured Nigerians that an end will soon come to the activities of radical terrorist sect, Boko Haram in the country.

Cameroon denies report of release of Boko Haram hostages

10 October 2014, 15:31

Cameroon’s Communication Minister, Issa Bakary, said he was surprised by the news that some hostages kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Northern Cameroon were released.

Chibok schoolgirls: Will they be found, or rescued before December?

10 October 2014, 19:39

On the 14th of April ago insurgent group Boko Haram abducted 219 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, Northeast of Nigeria.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

SA frustrating fight against terror, says NSA

08 October 2014, 09:49

Nigeria Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, has expressed concern at South Africa's seizure of funds reportedly meant for purchase arms to fight the raging Boko Haram terror.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

FG appeals to sponsors of Boko Haram to desist

07 October 2014, 22:34

The Federal Government has appealed to financiers of the Boko Haram insurgents to desist from sponsoring the terrorists and surrender to security forces.

Saturday, 04 October 2014

Military rejects Boko Haram execution claims

04 October 2014, 10:23

Nigeria's military on Friday dismissed claims that a man beheaded by Boko Haram fighters in the group's latest video was an air force pilot.

Friday, 03 October 2014

DHQ reacts to video dismissing Shekau’s death

03 October 2014, 08:07

The Defence Headquarters said it was studying the claims made in a video purportedly released by terrorists showing their leader, Abubakar Shekau as dismissing his death.

Boko Haram video shows beheading of pilot

03 October 2014, 15:22

A new video allegedly shows the beheading of a man who identifies himself as the pilot of a missing Nigerian Air Force jet.

Three Boko Haram members convicted of terror charges

03 October 2014, 16:39

The authorities in Lagos, said they have tried and convicted in secret three suspects on terror charges, reportedly linked to Boko Haram.

Lagos explains jail terms instead of death sentence for terrorists

03 October 2014, 21:27

Against the criticisms trailing the judgment of the Federal High court which sentenced some Boko Haram members to prison terms, Lagos State government explained that the convicts were yet to carry out an act of terrorism.

Abubakar Shekau: Nine lives or nine liars

03 October 2014, 21:27

The controversy on the death of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau is one that is entirely manufactured by Globalist media.

Thursday, 02 October 2014

VIDEO: Shekau says he is alive

02 October 2014, 14:15

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has debunked claims by Nigeria Defence Headquarters that he was killed early September in Kodunga, Borno State.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Court martials soldiers for balking at taking on Boko Haram

01 October 2014, 07:39

The army says it will begin court martials of soldiers balking at taking part in a stepped-up campaign against a five-year insurgency in the north by Boko Haram.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Insurgents loot our armoury- Defence Headquarters

30 September 2014, 12:20

The Defence Headquarters has accused the members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, of looting its armouries nationwide.

Boko Haram, big oil and the Chad connection

30 September 2014, 13:21

Oil reserves exist in the Chad basin, which is centered in lake Chad which is surrounded by Niger, Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria.

Insurgents destroy 500 houses in Adamawa

30 September 2014, 14:30

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents destroyed 500 houses in the Kubi and Watu villages in Michika Local Government Areas of Adamawa State .

More soldiers to be arraigned for mutiny

30 September 2014, 15:30

60 soldiers accused of refusing to join the troops to combat insurgents in Maiduguri are to be arraigned before a General Court Martial by military authorities in Abuja.

Monday, 29 September 2014

'Shekau' s death, not end of insurgency'

29 September 2014, 11:12

A security expert, Mike Ejiofor, says that the death of Mohammed Bashir, alias Abubakar Shekau should not be taken to mean the end of insurgency in the country.

Politicians supervised foreign invasion of the Northeast

29 September 2014, 11:31

The strong caption is a clear as it can be. But rest assured we would not make such declaration if we were not absolutely confident of our findings.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Fears over Boko Haram impact on elections

26 September 2014, 08:11

The United States fears the ongoing terror threat posed by the Boko Haram sect could have a negative impact on election Nigeria has set for next year.

Doubts on reports of Boko Haram leader's death

26 September 2014, 08:11

The United States has voiced skepticism over reports from the military that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed in recent clashes with troops.

Parents mulling funerals for kidnapped girls: Brown

26 September 2014, 08:11

The parents of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are considering whether to hold funerals to mourn their loss, UN education envoy Gordon Brown said.

$18 billion lost to Boko Haram

26 September 2014, 11:28

It has been 18 billion USD invested into the so-called war against Boko Haram over the past five years of this Jonathan government. $18 BILLION Dollars! And what did we buy with the money?

19 killed as terrorists storm Borno villages

26 September 2014, 13:03

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have reportedly killed 19 people, including a pastor, and razed down public facilities at Shaffa and Shindiffu villages in the troubled Borno State.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Abandoned Chibok schoolgirl receiving treatment

25 September 2014, 22:31

One of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls reported to have resurfaced at Mubi in Adamawa is now receiving medical attention.

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