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A Nigerian, who styled himself as Pastor Ernest Chigozie Mbanefo is the mastermind of the suspected Ponzi scheme known as MMM Nigeria.
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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.
Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Commander, Leo Irabor, has ordered Boko Haram terrorists (BHT) to surrender as defeat was imminent.
The Defence has released names and photographs of 55 Boko Haram terrorists wanted for insurgency in the northeast.
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.
The Nigerian Army have confirmed the death of B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel, in a Boko Haram ambush.
Alleged corruption by some military officers, reportedly selling arms to the Boko Haram, has been cited among causes of the resurgence of the terror group.
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 Nigerian Army engaged Boko Haram in Borno leading to the death of seven terrorists.
The police have confirmed in Maiduguri that six people have been declared dead following some suicide bombings in the town on Friday.
About 200 000 people, mostly children, are now internally displaced in Cameroon’s Far North region, mainly due to the insurgency by Nigeria’s Boko Haram group.
Botswana and Burkina Faso have assured Nigeria of their support as the country fights the Boko Haram terror group.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and U.N. sources said, in a sign the military campaign against them is making headway.
The Japanese government has sponsored 200 Islamic clerics in the training on how to counter radicalization message of Boko Haram.
The Nigerian Army said that it had so far released about 1271 detainees after clearing them of any link with the Boko Haram terrorists group.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has accused former Goodluck Jonathan’s government of not having stepping up its commitment to bring down the terror brought Boko Haram.
Hundreds of Boko Haram members that have surrendered to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are set to receive empowerment skills from government and non-governmental organizations.
Boko Haram terrorists have killed five soldiers carrying out clearance operations in the Borno State.
Troops on patrol have arrested two suspected terrorists in Borno on Sunday who supplied Boko Haram with drugs, logistics and fuel.
A rights group has accused Nigerian government officials and other authorities of raping and sexually abusing women and girls displaced by Boko Haram militants.
The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commission has handed over vehicles and electrical equipment to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) against Boko Haram terrorist group.
Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima, the most devastated by Boko Haram's Islamic uprising is accusing some U.N. and international aid agencies of misusing funds meant for refugees
The Borno command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday raised the alarm that youths in Maiduguri are now being recruited by Boko Haram to supply fuel in Gamboru Ngala area of the state.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday foiled another attempt by a suspected suicide bomber to attack the Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, its spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, said in a statement.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed the killing of at least nine persons in twin blasts in Maiduguri.
The U.N. Children's Fund says it has negotiated the release of 876 children detained at an army barracks that holds people suspected of helping the Boko Haram extremist group.
One of the Chibok schoolgirls that came back with a child was already pregnant before she was abducted along with 219 other girls by Boko Haram gunmen on 14 April 2014.
The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, will on Thursday, inaugurate the distribution of relief materials, including drugs, to families and malnourished children in Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri, Borno.
The Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Peter Lundberg, has assured Nigeria of the international community’s solidarity in the wake of Boko Haram terror.
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has rejected the report of United States Department of Labour (USDOL),that blacklisted the nation as “engaging in Child soldiering’’ due to Boko Haram activities in the country.
Local organizations have been encouraged to participate in a competition run by the United States to mitigate threats of violent extremism in Nigeria and Kenya.
The Boko Haram insurgency afflicting Nigeria and neighbouring countries will be among issues on the agenda when African and European envoys meet in Belgium on Tuesday.
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At least 83 Nigerian soldiers, including a commanding officer, are still missing days after they came under a Boko Haram attack.
Boko Haram has burnt down a village neighbouring Chibok where the group kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls two years ago, local residents say.
Several Nigerian soldiers drowned in the Yobe River in North-East Nigeria as they tried to escape intense fire from Boko Haram fighters on Monday according to reports.
No fewer than 13 soldiers were on Monday injured, while some are still missing in action after an attack by Boko Haram terrorists at Gashigar, Borno, an official has said.
Boko Haram on Monday claimed it killed 20 soldiers in Borno, in violence marring the celebrations following the release of some of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.
21 schoolgirls released by the Boko Haram terror group northeast of Nigeria recently face deep stigma and mistrust from their own communities for fear they could have been radicalised in captivity.
The Islamic State-allied faction of Boko Haram has reportedly expressed its willingness to negotiate the release of 83 more Chibok girls after freeing 21 of the more than 200 abductees last week.
Boko Haram terrorists have revealed two major conditions which the Federal Government has to meet in order to secure the release of 83 more Chibok girls.
Parents are waiting with excitement to be reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 2 ½ years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by Nigeria's government and the Islamic extremist group.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed the release of 21 Chibok school girls after 900 days in captivity.
Investigations have revealed that 18 out of the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram Thursday morning are nursing mothers.
The parents of the 21 Chibok girls that were released by Boko Haram are yet to be officially contacted by both the federal and Borno state government.
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed said that the release of 21 of the more than 200 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago was not a prisoner swap.
Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have killed two suspected Boko Haram terrorists during operations to rid Borno State of the insurgents.
Scores of travellers and traders are feared dead following a bomb blast outside a popular car park in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Boko Haram crisis in northeast Nigeria has been blamed for the prevalence of child marriages in the country.
The Nigerian Army has arrested what it believes is Boko Haram members who allegedly participated in terror attacks and cattle rustling.
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