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The outgoing Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, has blamed past administrations for failure to support the armed forces in the fight against the Islamic militant Boko Haram sect.
The leaders of Nigeria and Cameroon have pledged to improve the exchange of intelligence and security co-operation along their border in a border to tackle Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Nigeria has named a general to lead the new multinational task force to fight Boko Haram Islamists, the military says.
Boko Haram Islamists have slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga, on the shores of the Lake Chad in north-eastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman says.
According to a July 16th report in Foreign Policy, the United States government does not plan to provide any of the coveted surveillance necessary for the mission to counter Boko Haram in Nigeria.
Three militia fighters and 11 Boko Haram militants have been killed in a clash in a village , a local resident and a member of the militia fighting alongside the army said.
Members of Boko Haram sect launched a fresh attack on Buratai, Borno State, where Nigeria’s army chief, Tukur Buratai, comes from, just a week after a similar attack there killed two people.
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in neighbouring Cameroon on Wednesday for talks on how to combat the escalating regional threat from Boko Haram.
Authorities in Niger's Diffa area, on the border with Nigeria, have banned the full Islamic veil following suicide attacks in countries in the region by women wearing the religious garment, an official said.
We are coordinating a global used clothes drive for the displaced millions of victims of Boko Haram terror in Nigeria.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect killed at least 29 people when they attacked Dille community and other surrounding villages of Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state.
At least 13 suspected Boko Haram militants and three civilians have been killed in separate attacks after the insurgents raided several remote localities around Lake Chad, Chadian security sources say.
The Nigerian Army says it has rescued 30 people, including an infant, from the hold of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
A new regional force tasked with fighting Boko Haram jihadists should go into action very soon, Nigeria's military spokesman said.
A blast set off by a female suicide bomber tore through a crowded market in the city of Damaturu, killing 19 people and wounding 47, the emergency response agency said.
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has condemned the killing of 19 people after a terror attack in the capital, Damaturu.
Three villagers were beheaded during a weekend raid in Cameroon by Boko Haram jihadist fighters from neighbouring Nigeria, security forces said.
President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to neighbouring Cameroon to consult with counterpart Paul Biya on Boko Haram's insurgency, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said.
Boko Haram are still holding on to some territories in the northeast, state governors from the region said, after the military claimed a series of major victories against the Islamists.
The militant group, Boko Haram, is planning to bomb the homes of VIPs, and not the residence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the VP’s office said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has denied accusing the United States of supporting Boko Haram by refusing to sell arms to Nigeria.
The United States has denounced the latest attacks the Boko Haram sect carried out in Nigeria and neighbouring Cameroon.
At least 29 people died and 60 were wounded in multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in Gombe, a Red Cross official said.
Several people have been killed and others injured in multiple bomb explosion that occurred at Dadin Kowa and Station Dukku motor parks in Gombe State.
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed eight people in a raid on a village in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state, a local resident and a vigilante said.
Bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram killed 29 people in Nigeria and 24 in Cameroon, after Buhari warned that the U.S. refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is aiding Boko Haram.
I just read it again in a casual comment by a certain "Uzochukwu Oranu", who said "Attack on Boko Haram is attack on the north, alhamdulahi."
The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, is confident President Muhammadu Buhari’s background in the military had put Nigeria in good stead to defeat the Boko Haram.
The Army has reported clearing more local roads of landmines planted by alleged Boko Haram terrorists.
President Muhammadu Buhari warned in Washington that a US refusal to arm his troops because of "so-called human rights violations" only helps Boko Haram.
The HURIWA has called on government and stakeholders to support strategies newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai, has unveiled to counter the Boko Haram insurgency.
The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC) has appealed for rigorous efforts against the Boko Haram amid the violence the sect has perpetrated in local places of worship in recent weeks.
Suspected Boko Haram militants burned down houses, including the family home of Nigeria's new army chief in Borno State.
At least two people were killed after a car suicide bomb detonated at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state.
The number of casualties in Thursday's twin bomb blasts at Gombe central market has reportedly increased to over 50.
President Muhammadu Buhari reiterated the commitment of his administration to ensuring that all the nation’s counter terrorism efforts were within the framework of human right obligations.
As Nigeria battles insecurity arising mainly from insurgency, some Nigerians in Lagos have urged the newly appointed service chiefs to justify their appointments by ensuring adequate security of lives.
Civil Society Integrity Forum (CSIF), an NGO, criticised the UN call for the termination of babies conceived by women who are victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.
Twin blasts rocked a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, leaving several people dead, witnesses said.
Twin blasts rocked a market in Gombe State, leaving several people dead. The first explosion took place outside a footwear shop, followed by a second explosion just minutes later.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned twin suicide bombings in Cameroon, the first by Boko Haram in the country and called for better co-operation to fight the militants.
The United States has condemned the recent terror attacks the Boko Haram sect has carried out in Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
The Presidential Initiative for the North East (PINE) has restated government’s commitment to shield victims of the Boko Haram sect from hardships.
Three Chadian soldiers were among those killed in Fotokol, a town on the border with Nigeria's Borno state. Two bombs planted by suspected Boko Haram fighters went off at a bar, killing at least 14 people
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Anambra has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate relocation of the Boko Haram detainees transferred to Ekwulobia Prisons.
Muslim worshippers in the country have been urged to contribute to donate towards helping needy members of the community that have been displaced by the Boko Haram crisis.
A suicide bomber in a bus killed one member of Nigeria's civilian joint task force (JTF) at the main checkpoint in Maiduguri.
Chief Marcel Ezenwonye, a citizen of Ekwulobia in Anambra, has appealed to the Federal Government to move the 47 Boko Haram prisoners recently transferred to Ekwulobia Prisons from the community.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received more than 500 returnees from neighbouring Cameroon.
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