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Thousands flee as Boko Haram seizes northeast town

30 October 2014, 21:32

Boko Haram militants have seized control of the northeast Nigerian town of Mubi, killing dozens of people and forcing thousands to flee.

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Lives lost as terrorists take over in Adamawa

29 October 2014, 19:03

An undisclosed number of people have been killed after suspected Boko Haram members overran several communities in Adamawa State.

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Jonathan brushes off scandals

28 October 2014, 06:57

Not many presidents could survive three multi-billion dollar government oil corruption scandals and a wave of cold-blooded killings and kidnappings.

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'Negotiations for Chibok girls' release still ongoing'

28 October 2014, 11:08

Talks between Nigeria and the Boko Haram sect aimed at securing the release of 200 abducted girls have not been jeopardised by a surge in violence, Nigeria's foreign minister said.

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Chibok parents urge Boko Haram to release their daughters

28 October 2014, 21:29

Some parents and relatives of the abducted students of Government Secondary School (GSS), Chibok, Borno, have appealed to the Boko Haram sect to fulfil its promise of releasing their daughters.

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Boko Haram: Government urged to involve UN in catering for displaced persons

29 October 2014, 12:10

The Senate passed a resolution urging the Federal Government to involve the United Nations Committee on Refugees (UNCR) in providing relief to displaced people in the North East area.

Monday, 27 October 2014

At least 17 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

27 October 2014, 08:06

At least 17 people were killed and dozens abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in a series of attacks in Borno State.

Thirty adolescents abducted in Borno

27 October 2014, 08:07

Around 30 adolescents - some of them girls aged as young as 11 - have been abducted in Borno State by suspected Boko Haram rebels.

Catholic Church counts Boko Haram terror losses

27 October 2014, 09:07

The Catholic Church lamented that over 90 000 of its members remained displaced amid terror in the country.

Kidnapped women 'used by Boko Haram on front line'

27 October 2014, 09:59

Boko Haram has used kidnapped women and girls to the front lines of its insurgency, a report says, following a fresh abduction in the North.

Nigerians reject ceasefire with Boko Haram

27 October 2014, 11:04

The people of Nigeria vehemently reject the announced ceasefire with Boko Haram terrorists at this last hour as the 2015 presidential election approaches.

Idriss Deby: The President for Boko Haram

27 October 2014, 12:23

In the release of a handful of Chinese hostages and the wife of the deputy Prime minister of Cameroon, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists this year, the President of Chad was pivotal.

Nigerians await release of Chibok girls

27 October 2014, 17:32

Following the announcement by the self-proclaimed Director General of Boko Haram, Mallam Danladi Ahmadu that the abducted Chibok girls would be released on Monday, Nigerians are anxiously awaiting for the possible release of the girls.

Every day Jonathan ceases to fire

27 October 2014, 21:38

Why does the Nigerian president, in our faces, decide to keep promoting and preserving Boko Haram?

Friday, 24 October 2014

'Chibok girls to be released on Monday'

24 October 2014, 14:16

Self acclaimed secretary General of Boko Haram, Mallam Danladi Ahmadu has revealed that the school girls abducted from Chibok in Borno State over six months ago will be released on Monday.

Boko Haram frees abducted Adamawa women

24 October 2014, 16:18

Reports suggest that the 45 women that were abducted from Adamawa State by the Boko Haram sect have been released.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Blast rocks bus station in Bauchi

23 October 2014, 07:45

A large explosion has rocked a bus station in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported ceasefire with the extremists.

Terrorists ravage another Borno town

23 October 2014, 09:05

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect attacked another Borno town killing three people and setting houses and churches ablaze.

Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but no sign of girls

23 October 2014, 14:06

A week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it says would include the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped, there is still no sign of the girls being freed.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in northeast Nigeria

23 October 2014, 19:33

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria.

Nigeria 'ceasefire' with Boko Haram in doubt after fresh unrest

23 October 2014, 22:25

A deadly bombing in northern Nigeria and new details about kidnappings at the weekend blamed on Boko Haram cast further doubt on the government's claim that the militants have agreed to a truce.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

CBN denies funding Boko Haram

22 October 2014, 14:23

The Central Bank of Nigeria has dismissed reports that it is being used by some agents to bankroll the activities of the Boko Haram sect.

Ebola: 'Stop discriminating against Nigerians'

22 October 2014, 17:18

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Aminu Wali has asked countries to stop further discrimination and stigmatisation of Nigerians over Ebola after the main UN health body certified the country free of the virus.

Women protest non-release of Chibok girls in Ondo

22 October 2014, 17:18

The women’s wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) demonstrated in Akure, the Ondo State capital following the delay in the release of the abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State by the Boko Haram sect.

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

22 October 2014, 19:28

Days after the military raised hopes by announcing extremists have agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word about 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

US says talks to free Chibok girls ongoing

21 October 2014, 07:58

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.

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

21 October 2014, 22:26

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.

Monday, 20 October 2014

Boko Haram 'ceasefire' in doubt after attacks

20 October 2014, 08:01

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.

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.

Boko Haram: Borno to reopen public schools

20 October 2014, 20:28

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

Government supplies more relief items to Chibok

20 October 2014, 22:28

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

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

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.

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.

Friday, 10 October 2014

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

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.

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