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Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists have attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it.
The Federal Government has said it is working on negotiations on how to rescue the remaining 195 Chibok girls still in custody of the Boko Haram insurgents.
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A Nigerian air force jet on a mission against Boko Haram mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers. See some of the pictures from the incident.
The Boko Haram and resultant food insecurity are worsening the prevalence of stunted growth among children in Nigeria.
The Senate will later this week address fears raised by deputy minority leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, the Boko Haram was establishing a new base in the Taraba State.
The International Office of Migration (IOM) has established mental health resource centres across northeastern Nigeria to support thousands of people fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency.
The global community is concerned at the ongoing Boko Haram crisis and the political stalemate in Gambia, a United Natiosn envoy said.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said soldiers killed 13 suspected Boko Haram members during clearance operations in Bomboshe and Sinbaya in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno.
The Nigerian Army has arrested four suspected Boko Haram members in the in Bara area in Borno State.
The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has discovered "Count down Timers" used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.
TheNigerian Armed Forces has reassured the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) of its support in ensuring a coordinated framework for peace and stability in the North East.
Maiduguri, Borno state capital, was rocked by multiple blasts as two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers made yet another futile attempt to assault residents near a popular motor park.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he is hopeful the remaining 195 Chibok schoolgirls will be rescued, as he marked 1 000 days since the mass abduction by Boko Haram that drew global attention to the jihadist insurgency.
Eight people have been confirmed dead in several explosions that hit Maiduguri, the Borno state capital late on Sunday.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intensified operations against Boko Haram terrorists and other violent criminals in the country.
Boko Haram has emerged the deadliest terror group in the world with its death toll in Nigeria’s neighbouring countries increasing by 157 percent between 2011 and 2015.
An arrested member of the Boko Haram terror group has revealed that members of the sect are already strategically positioned in Lagos and Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
Some repentant Boko Haram members have appealed to their fellow sect members still in Sambisa forest to lay down their arms and embrace peace.
Soldiers on Tuesday repelled an early morning attack by fleeing Boko Haram insurgent on Dar village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.
The Boko Haram crisis, among other problems in the region, have left more than 8 million people chronically vulnerable in Chad.
Nigeria has recently trumpeted a major victory in its battle against Boko Haram, claiming that its army has routed the jihadists from their forest bastion, but the war against them is far from over.
A serving local government chairman in Borno State, Shettima Mafa, was arrested and detained by the military for allegedly keeping a suspected Boko Haram militant in his Maiduguri home.
The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has said that the days of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, are numbered, calling on his remaining members to surrender to the troops.
There was a suicide attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on New Year’s Eve, according to the spokesman of the police in the state, Victor Isuku.
After being forced to relocate from Sambisa forest, factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, now has a new hideout.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) factional National Chairman Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has said he is the greatest casualty of Boko Harm sect.
The faction leader of Boko Haram, AbuMusab Al-Barnawi, has been arrested by the Department of State Security Services.
The Nigerian Army have provided further details of how its gallant troops descended on and captured the dreaded Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorist group.
Members of the Nigerian Army destroying camps of Boko Haram in Sambisa forest after capturing it.
One of the fleeing fighters of the Boko Haram sect arrested by officials of a security agency in Abuja has confessed that there are so many of his colleagues in the city who are out to unleash mayhem on innocent residents.
Two suspected suicide bombers were killed after attempting to launch attacks on Sunday morning in Cameroon.
Minister of agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbe has disclosed that Boko Haram insurgents now use components of fertilizer to make bombs and other explosives.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has disapproved Nigeria’s response to the Boko Haram’s violent campaign against Western education in local schools.
Corruption is the biggest hindrance to the development of Nigeria, hence the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has stepped up efforts against the problem in recent months.
Another top officer in the Nigerian Army Lt Col O Umusu has been killed by the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
At least 30 people were killed on Friday when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a busy market in northeast Nigeria, the military said.
The commander of an operation aimed at eliminating the Boko Haram has urged the terrorists to surrender and utilise an opportunity to undergo rehabilitation.
Three soldiers, two policemen and a prison official have been arrested for allegedly raping Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East.
More than 45 000 people have fled their homes in Mayo Sava, Far North Cameroon following the conflict waged by Nigeria’s Boko Haram.
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has claimed that the state is one of the safest places to live in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed some vehicles, fuel depots and other logistics items belonging to the Boko Haram sect.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reported more than 29 500 Nigerian refugees that fled their communities as a result of terrorism have returned from Cameroon and Niger.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that Boko Haram insurgency and rising inflation have left more than five million people in northeast Nigeria facing acute food insecurity.
Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Commander, Leo Irabor, has ordered Boko Haram terrorists (BHT) to surrender as defeat was imminent.
Heads of Intelligence and Security Services of the countries of the Sahel-Saharan region, meeting in Ethiopia, have commended strides against the Boko Harm sect in Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
The Defence has released names and photographs of 55 Boko Haram terrorists wanted for insurgency in the northeast.
The police have confirmed in Maiduguri that six people have been declared dead following some suicide bombings in the town on Friday.
Botswana and Burkina Faso have assured Nigeria of their support as the country fights the Boko Haram terror group.
The Japanese government has sponsored 200 Islamic clerics in the training on how to counter radicalization message of Boko Haram.
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