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France expresses worry over Boko Haram terror

01 December 2015, 07:43

France has denounced the latest attack suspected Boko Haram terrorist members carried out in Cameroon.

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Boko Haram destroys military base, 107 troops MIA

30 November 2015, 18:33

Residents say Boko Haram destroyed a military base as soldiers fled and only self-defense fighters prevented the insurgents from retaking Gulak town.

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Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in Cameroon

29 November 2015, 15:45

Two female suicide bombers have detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others.

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NGO demands probe into "secret burial" of soldiers

30 November 2015, 13:33

A human rights group has demanded a probe into reports of a secret burial of more than 100 soldiers reportedly killed during an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists.

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Boko Haram blamed for killing 13 in Cameroon

30 November 2015, 06:39

Boko Haram is suspected of being behind the killing of 13 people in two attacks in northern Cameroon, a military source says.

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Monday, 30 November 2015

Boko Haram kills seven, abducts teenage girls in Borno

30 November 2015, 12:30

Seven persons were killed and an unspecified number of teenage girls were on Sunday abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from Bam village in Borno State.

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Boko Haram claims suicide attack on Shiite Muslims

28 November 2015, 16:14

Boko Haram claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a Shiite Muslim procession near Kano that killed 22 people.

Friday, 27 November 2015

Hunger, fear stalk Boko Haram's displaced

27 November 2015, 08:02

Zainabu Ali cradles her infant son Ibrahim in her arms as he sleeps in a three-bedroom house that she shares with about 20 family members in Kaduna.

Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December

27 November 2015, 08:02

The military cannot meet the president's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, and Nigerians must expect suicide bombings to continue.

Buhari must investigate the Turkey ammunition shipment

27 November 2015, 12:16

A senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed shipments of weapons to Nigeria with the 50% government owned national Turkish airline, according to the leaked conversation.

US recommends measures to eliminate Boko Haram

27 November 2015, 14:09

United States has called for increased partnerships to end the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria and the rest of the Sahel region.

UN requires $200 million to address Boko Haram crisis

27 November 2015, 16:07

United Nations and its partners require some US$ 200 million to carry out emergency responses to the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s Northeast in 2016.

Questions over Boko Haram attacks despite military claims of success

27 November 2015, 18:48

Nigeria repeatedly claims to have severely weakened Boko Haram and is eyeing an end to the conflict by year-end, yet the Islamists still show a capacity to launch deadly attacks.

Suicide bomber hits Shiite Muslim procession

27 November 2015, 19:05

A suicide bomber blew himself up among crowds at a Shia Muslim procession outside Kano, in the latest violence to hit the troubled region.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Calm returns to Maiduguri after bomb attack

23 November 2015, 13:18

The Borno State Police Commissioner, Aderemi Opadokun, has confirmed the death toll of Sunday’s suicide bombing in Maiduguri.

Suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon kill 12 plus 5 bombers

23 November 2015, 17:04

Officials say five girl suicide bombers have killed at least 12 people in Nigeria and Cameroon in weekend attacks. The bombers also died.

Europe commits €50 million to fight Boko Haram

23 November 2015, 18:08

Vice President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, has disclosed the organisation had set aside €50 million to eliminate the Boko Haram scourge in Nigeria and neighbouring countries.

Friday, 20 November 2015

Army solicits public support to finish off terrorists

20 November 2015, 07:47

The Nigerian Army has again appealed to the public to support and cooperate with the military in the fight against terrorists.

Terror survivors set to receive counselling

20 November 2015, 13:19

Women and children traumatised by the insurgency in the Northeast are set to receive psychological support to deal with the setback.

Troops repel takeover of Borno military base

20 November 2015, 16:07

Troops have killed 26 terrorists who staged an attack on a military location in Mada, Borno State.

Thursday, 19 November 2015

UN condemns Adamawa suicide bomb attack

19 November 2015, 11:03

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has denounced the continued Boko Haram terror attacks in Nigeria.

Buhari calls for courage amid spate of attacks

19 November 2015, 12:15

Muhammadu Buhari has urged citizens to remain upbeat the war against terror will be won despite the spate of terrorist attacks that have compromised gains made against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram named world's deadliest terrorist group

19 November 2015, 15:09

Boko Haram has been named the world’s most deadly extremist group in the Global Terrorism Index.

Europe mourns Yola Boko Haram victims

19 November 2015, 16:07

European Union (EU) has expressed solidarity with Nigeria following the deadly terror attacks in Yola, Adamawa State.

Eto'o sympathises with Yola, Kano terror victims

19 November 2015, 17:09

Football star Samuel Eto'o has sent his heartfelt condolence to the victims of the Boko Haram attacks in Adamawa and Kano states.

Terrorised France denounces Boko Haram attacks on Nigeria

19 November 2015, 18:06

France where scores of people have been killed in recent days after terror attacks, has condemned similar insurgent attacks in Nigeria.

Troops arrest two more alleged Boko Haram kingpins

19 November 2015, 19:11

The Nigerian Army has arrested more suspected Boko Haram terror kingpins.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Explosion kills 32, wounds 80 in Adamawa State

18 November 2015, 07:46

A night-time suicide bombing blamed on Boko Haram extremists killed 32 people and wounded 80 Tuesday at a truck stop in the northeast.

Yobe Boko Haram trio arrested for stocktheft

18 November 2015, 11:11

Yobe State Police have recovered hundreds of livestock allegedly stolen by members of the Boko Haram sect.

Troops destroy another Boko Haram weapons facility

18 November 2015, 15:16

The Nigerian Army has reported the destruction of a Boko Haram rocket factory at Jamrari in Borno State.

Female suicide bombers kill 15 in Kano

18 November 2015, 22:45

Two young female suicide bombers, including one thought to be aged just 11, killed 15 people at a busy mobile phone market in Kano, northeast Nigeria, police said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Nigerian calls out Facebook for ignoring Nigeria during attacks

17 November 2015, 13:27

A Nigerian has registered his displeasure over the attention social-media giant Facebook is giving to France over the recent terrorist attacks at the expense of Nigeria and other African countries.

Monday, 16 November 2015

Army lauds DSS for terror kingpin's arrest

16 November 2015, 11:16

The Army has commended the Department of State Services (DSS) following the arrest of another terror kingpin in the list of the 100 Most Wanted Boko Haram terrorists.

Army arrest another terrorist kingpin in Borno

16 November 2015, 21:39

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it had arrested another suspected Boko Haram terrorist kingpin, Mr John Trankil, at Kasuwar Shanu area of Maiduguri.

More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year: UN

16 November 2015, 23:02

Boko Haram Islamists have destroyed an estimated 1,100 schools this year in their stronghold region surrounding Lake Chad, the United Nations envoy to the area, Toby Lanzer.

Friday, 13 November 2015

Troops rescue over 60 people, kill four terrorists: army

13 November 2015, 07:56

Troops killed four suspected Boko Haram suspects and set free 61 people, mainly women and children, held by the jihadist group, the army said.

Buhari visits IDP's in Yola, restates commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency

13 November 2015, 21:39

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to ending Boko Haram insurgency.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Army buoyant as terror kingpins are nabbed

10 November 2015, 09:41

The Army is on course to eliminate the Boko Haram sect, a spokesperson said after the arrest of another alleged Boko Haram kingpin.

Army destroys more Boko Haram camps in Borno

10 November 2015, 12:08

Troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade have destroyed more terrorists’ camps in Bale along the Bitta and Damboa axis of Borno State.

Suicide bombers kill 3 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

10 November 2015, 14:17

Two female suicide bombers, suspected of belonging to militant group Boko Haram have killed three Nigerians in a truck full of refugees in a town in Cameroon.

West Africa conference focuses on threat posed by jihadists

10 November 2015, 15:14

Islamic extremists are expanding their reach in West Africa, using porous borders and exploiting political chaos to further their attacks, security experts have said at the opening of a regional conference on the jihadist threat.

Monday, 09 November 2015

US to reject ransom payment for Chibok girls

09 November 2015, 18:14

A former United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, has said that the US would not support any attempt by the Federal Government to offer money to Boko Haram in exchange for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.

Friday, 06 November 2015

Army launches media centre in Maiduguri

06 November 2015, 09:50

The Nigerian Army has appealed to media to be professional in its coverage of operations to combat the Boko Haram terror.

Officials building 2,500 homes for refugees of Boko Haram

06 November 2015, 21:35

A new refugee camp with 2,500 temporary homes is being built in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri for a few of the hundreds of thousands of refugees there who fled the Boko Haram uprising

Thursday, 05 November 2015

Army probes woman for Boko Harm links

05 November 2015, 07:54

The Nigerian Army said it had cleared five terrorists camps at Hausari and Baranga in Marte Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigeria calls for eyes and ears against Boko Haram

05 November 2015, 18:01

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is calling for civilian "foot soldiers" in the fight against Boko Haram, appealing to traditional hierarchies and centuries-old methods to weed out Islamist plotters.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Boko Haram video shows severing of hands of alleged thieves

03 November 2015, 14:21

A new Boko Haram video shows the members of the militant group severing the right hands of two men alleged to have stolen money.

Monday, 02 November 2015

Hopes retained Chibok girls will be rescued

02 November 2015, 14:04

The BringBackOurGirls group has appealed to members of the public to support the armed forces asthey battle the Boko Haram terrorists.

Army clears Boko Haram camp in Duwabafi village in Borno

02 November 2015, 16:31

The Nigerian Army said that it had cleared a suspected Boko Haram camp in Duwabafi village, Borno.

Troops drive Boko Haram extremists out of school

02 November 2015, 19:57

Troops drive Boko Haram extremists out of abandoned school in Nigeria, most schools shut

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