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Police hunt killers of suspected female suicide bomber

04 March 2015, 14:21

Police in northeast Nigeria say they are hunting the mob who beat a woman to death and burnt her body after suspecting that she was a suicide bomber.

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Chad forces seize northeast Nigerian town

04 March 2015, 06:56

Chad troops have taken a town back from extremists while the national army repelled a Boko Haram attack.

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New envoys assured military upholds human rights

04 March 2015, 06:56

The Federal Government has taken utmost care to avoid loss of lives and property as the military intensifies its ongoing offensive against Boko Haram, President Goodluck Jonathan said.

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Jonathan promises victory against Boko Haram

03 March 2015, 15:19

President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to defeat Boko Haram, the armed group that has killed thousands of people in the North-East.

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Military aims to beat Boko Haram before election

03 March 2015, 14:13

Nigeria is keen to press ahead with its own military campaign against Boko Haram, aiming to push the group out of major towns before the 28 March elections.

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Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Military gets rare commendation in strides against terrorism

03 March 2015, 07:56

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has, in a rare development, lauded the military for its recent success against the Boko Haram terrorists.

Chad troops seize town of Dikwa from Boko Haram

03 March 2015, 07:56

Chadian troops have driven Boko Haram militants out of the town of Dikwa, losing one soldier in the battle, an army spokesman said.

73 insurgents killed in Konduga attack

03 March 2015, 13:09

73 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed by the Nigeria soldiers when the terrorists made yet another futile attempt to capture Konduga town in Borno State.

Monday, 02 March 2015

Nigeria has been fighting Boko Haram since 1914

02 March 2015, 12:05

I came accross a broadcast which openned my eyes to things i see time to time but i neglect.

UK withholds information about Chibok girls

02 March 2015, 16:06

The British government claimed that revealing details of what it found about the whereabouts of the abducted girls would clearly damage its relationship with Nigeria and other allies.

Troops dominate operations in some communities of Yobe

02 March 2015, 22:34

The Defence Headquarters in Abuja said troops were dominating operations in Kukawa, Geri, Gujba in Yobe to "rid" terrorists out of their hideouts in the communities.

Sunday, 01 March 2015

Cameroon protesters call for death of Boko Haram leader

01 March 2015, 09:14

Several thousand people took to the streets of Cameroon's capital to denounce Boko Haram's bloody insurgency and call for the killing of the group's leader Abubakar Shekau.

Two passers-by, accomplice die in suicide bombing

01 March 2015, 09:14

A woman suicide bomber killed two passers-by and her accomplice in an attack in Yobe State, witnesses and security sources told AFP.

Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Bauchi

01 March 2015, 16:44

A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of being a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a Bauchi market.

Saturday, 28 February 2015

Boko Haram raid villages after Chadian offensive: residents

28 February 2015, 09:33

Boko Haram fighters have raided villages on the border with Cameroon, apparently in reprisal for a Chadian offensive against its hideouts.

Military operations force Boko Haram back to urban warfare

28 February 2015, 09:33

Bomb attacks in towns and cities look likely to increase in the run-up to forthcoming elections, despite the military claiming increasing successes against Boko Haram in captured territory.

Boko Haram 6-Week election war and the Chad MoU

28 February 2015, 17:18

Nigeria’s Chief of Defense, Air Marshal Alex Badeh announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Chadians. The details of the MoU have since not been made public.

Cameroonians demonstrate against attacks by Boko Haram

28 February 2015, 17:18

Thousands of Cameroonian youths marched through the capital to show support for the military's battle against attacks by the extremists.

Friday, 27 February 2015

President lauds troops for regaining control of north east

27 February 2015, 08:07

President Goodluck has applauded troops for the recapture of territories formerly held by insurgents in the country’s North-Eastern states.

Explosions in north kill at least 34

27 February 2015, 08:07

Explosions in Jos and the town of Biu over the past two days have killed at least 34 people, witnesses said.

Canadian troops withdraw after Boko Haram attacks

27 February 2015, 12:12

Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Niger bombs fish traders thought to finance Boko Haram

26 February 2015, 08:59

Niger's air force has bombed a convoy of trucks carrying smoked fish into the country, a trade banned by local officials because it is suspected of helping to finance the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Suicide blast at bus station in Biu

26 February 2015, 18:13

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded bus station in Biu, while a second bomber was shot dead before he could detonate his explosives.

Cameroon prisons overcrowded with Boko Haram suspects

26 February 2015, 22:31

Cameroon officials say prisons are overcrowded with suspected Islamic extremists whose insurgency has spilled from Nigeria.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Bus station bombings death toll at 26

25 February 2015, 08:03

Suicide bombers struck two bus stations, killing at least 26 people in attacks President Goodluck Jonathan blamed on Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group he said would soon be defeated.

President offers condolences after terrorists strike Kano and Yobe

25 February 2015, 08:58

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with families who have lost loved ones in the suicide bombings attacks in Kano and Yobe States.

Jonathan receives knocks for delayed action against insurgents

25 February 2015, 15:23

The All Progressives Congress has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of allowing the Boko Haram insurgency to increase before making effort to curb it.

Twitter takes down Boko Haram account

25 February 2015, 16:27

Social-media company Twitter has suspended an account connected to terrorist group Boko Haram.

Military destroy terrorist hideouts in the north

25 February 2015, 17:29

The military said it has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts in five communities – Baga, Gwoza, Sambisa, Bama and Pulka – in the North Eastern Nigeria.

Another bombshell!

25 February 2015, 18:09

My people, because of the tireless and fearless work that we do at CUPS, which involves enlightening our people on how to save themselves from corruption, misrule, tyranny.

U.S military trains African armies ahead of Boko Haram campaign

25 February 2015, 20:13

The trainers say there is a limit to what can be taught in 3 weeks of Flintlock but the objective of the exercise, which this year groups 1,300 troops from 28 countries, is building relationships among African nations and Western partners.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Still no claim for Potiskum market bomb attack

24 February 2015, 07:54

There is still no immediate claim of responsibility for an attack on a busy market in Potiskum, which saw five people die and 46 seriously wounded.

APC wary of imminent “capture” of terror kingpin Shekau

24 February 2015, 08:56

The main opposition has raised the alarm that the Federal Government was planning to create a “fake” Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

Bomb kills 10 at bus station in Potiskum

24 February 2015, 14:56

A bomb exploded at a crowded bus station in the town of Potiskum, killing at least 10 people in the second attack there since the weekend.

Boko Haram targets region where powerful empire once reigned

24 February 2015, 17:05

Long before Boko Haram's uprising plunged the region into crisis, the area below Lake Chad was part of a powerful empire, known for religious piety and unity spanning roughly 1000 years.

Nigeria president says 'tide has turned' against Boko Haram

24 February 2015, 21:14

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan said the military was gaining the upper hand against Boko Haram, despite two bombings in the country's north that killed at least 27.

Borno monarch appeals for counselling for refugees

24 February 2015, 22:29

The Sheu of Borno State, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, has appealed for professional medical services to be extended to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) traumatised by the on-going Boko Haram crisis in the north-eastern region of the country.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Fight against extremists progressing – military

23 February 2015, 08:00

The military has revealed the offensive against Boko Haram is progressing, claiming soldiers had recovered stocks of arms abandoned by insurgents fleeing the recaptured town of Baga.

Supernatural question for us!!!

23 February 2015, 19:31

Let us assume that we left our houses with intention to travel, the bus took us to Boko Haram instead of Biafra where we originally intended to go.

Plateu State refugees receive relief material

23 February 2015, 20:29

Senator Gyang Nyam Pwajok, has suggested concerted efforts to address the plight of locals displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Nigerian forces retake Baga from Boko Haram

22 February 2015, 10:04

Nigerian forces backed by air strikes have seized Baga from Boko Haram, in a significant victory in their offensive against the insurgents.

Friday, 20 February 2015

Boko Haram using media strategy for wider conflict

20 February 2015, 15:30

From grainy, amateurish footage and rambling, almost inaudible speeches to slick, expertly edited productions, Boko Haram's media strategy has undergone a transformation in recent months.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Yobe premier bemoans escalating suicide bomb attacks

19 February 2015, 10:04

Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has condemned the recent suicide bombing attack that killed 10 people at the Damaturu central motor park.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Government accuses New York Times of bias

18 February 2015, 13:20

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, Ade Adefuye, faulted an editorial published by the New York Times on the postponement of the general elections in Nigeria.

U.S. pledges equipment, intelligence in fight against Boko Haram

18 February 2015, 13:20

The United States military said it will provide communications equipment and intelligence to help African nations in the fight against Boko Haram.

Around 30 civilians killed in bombing of Nigeria border town, Bosso

18 February 2015, 18:04

Around 30 civilians were killed when an unidentified airplane dropped a bomb on a Nigerian border village, military sources based nearby in Niger said.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, Chad

17 February 2015, 11:10

Boko Haram has threatened neighbouring countries Niger and Chad, as countries meet in Cameroon to discuss response.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Two Boko Haram fighters killed in Kano

16 February 2015, 16:06

The Police in Kano have confirmed the killing of two gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members in the Kibiya Local Government Area of the state

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Female suicide bomber kills 16 in Damaturu

15 February 2015, 18:13

A teenage female suicide bomber blew herself up at crowded bus station in Damaturu on Sunday, killing at least 16 and wounding 30 others.

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Military repels Boko Haram attack on Gombe

14 February 2015, 18:06

The military Saturday repelled an attack on Gombe by Boko Haram who, as they retreated, warned residents not to participate in the country's elections in March.

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