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4 Chadian troops killed in Boko Haram attack

25 September 2016, 20:04

Boko Haram jihadists have killed four Chadian soldiers in a cross-border raid in the volatile Lake Chad region, a security source revealed on Sunday.

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Embattled Boko Haram leader Shekau resurfaces in video

25 September 2016, 11:17

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that he had been seriously wounded.

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Boko Haram leaves Nigeria a lifetime of mental trauma

25 September 2016, 06:53

The soldier clutched his book with both hands. He shouted his name, rank and Nigerian Army number to no-one in particular. He stood up straight and ended every reply with a bark of "sah" (sir).

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Governments, donors meet amid Boko Haram crisis

23 September 2016, 15:24

The ongoing conflict with Boko Haram in West Africa has pushed the number of people facing the threat of severe hunger to more than 6 million according to the latest assessments, humanitarian organizations disclosed.

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15 insurgents, 2 soldiers die in Borno gun battle

23 September 2016, 06:15

The Army on Thursday said it killed Fifteen insurgents in a fierce battle between its troops and Boko Haram terrorists in Abadam village, Borno.

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Thursday, 22 September 2016

Buhari asks UN to negotiate Chibok girls release

22 September 2016, 11:15

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the United Nations to help mediate with the terror group, Boko Haram, in order to free the over 200 abducted Chibok girls.

Borno Governor relocates to town liberated from Boko Haram

22 September 2016, 15:13

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has temporarily moved his office to Bama, a town badly destroyed by the Boko Haram.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Troops capture Mallam Fatori after fierce battle

21 September 2016, 09:27

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have killed an unspecified number of alleged Boko Haram members during an operation to capture Mallam Fatori in northernmost parts of Borno State.

Boko Haram claims to have killed 40 troops

21 September 2016, 20:15

Boko Haram extremists said Tuesday they killed more than 40 troops from a multinational force in an attack on a convoy in the northeast.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Two killed as Boko Haram open fire on villagers

20 September 2016, 06:37

A local chief and his son have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents when they attacked the Tallari village near Chibok in the northeast according to the Vigilante Group of Nigeria.

Monday, 19 September 2016

43 rescued from fleeing Boko Haram members in Borno

19 September 2016, 09:43

Fleeing individuals suspected to be members of the Boko Haram group have abandoned 43 people and 500 cows they recently abducted at gunpoint in Dalakalari, Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Boko Haram atrocities haunt Cameroon's displaced

19 September 2016, 13:22

"Boko Haram butchered nine people in front of me. That day I decided to leave my village," says Rachel Daviguidam, still devastated by the carnage she witnessed in September 2015.

Boko Haram strike leaves eight dead

19 September 2016, 17:44

At least eight people were killed outside a church in a suspected Boko Haram attack carried out by gunmen on bicycles in northeast Nigeria, local residents said on Monday.

'Maiduguri is now more secured than Lagos and Abuja'

19 September 2016, 19:37

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, has said the efforts of the troops to rid the state of Boko Haram members has paid off as the state is now more secured than even Lagos and Abuja.

Girls, women bear biggest brunt of Boko Haram crisis

19 September 2016, 22:16

Women and girls in north-east Nigeria face a severe crisis and struggle to cope with malnutrition, sexual violence and exploitation, trauma, high rates of maternal death and other risks to their health and well-being.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Buratai addresses US officials in Washington on Boko Haram

16 September 2016, 07:26

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday addressed top US defence officials and policy leaders on the efforts made by the military in the fight against insurgency in the North-East.

Army discovers Boko Haram conspiracy

16 September 2016, 08:30

The Nigerian Army claim to have uncovered a conspiracy in the latest Boko Haram video, saying that the images in the video showing thousands of terrorists observing prayers during Eid celebrations as being photo-shopped.

We’ve begun fresh bid to rescue Chibok girls says FG

16 September 2016, 17:17

The Federal Government has announced that it has launched fresh bid to rescue the Chibok girls.

Military is more dedicated under Buhari - Gaidam reveals

16 September 2016, 18:14

Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has claimed that the country's military had exhibited a new determination under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

GRAPHIC: Boko Haram terrorists slayed during clearance operation

15 September 2016, 08:11

In a bid to rid the country of insurgency, soldiers engaged some members of the Boko Haram sect in a clearance operation in Yobe State.

Buhari accused of releasing Boko Haram terrorist

15 September 2016, 15:13

The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari released a convicted Boko Haram terrorist, Kabiru Umar aka Kabiru Sokoto.

Army describes Boko Haram's threat against Buhari as 'baseless'

15 September 2016, 16:25

The Nigerian Army has issued a response to a threat sent out by Boko Haram claiming that they plan on capturing and killing President Muhammadu Buhari.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

WATCH: Boko Haram members praying on Sallah day

14 September 2016, 10:46

Members of Boko Haram under the leadership of Abubakar Shekau has released a video showing thousands of its members praying during recently concluded Eid ceremony

WATCH: Boko Haram plots to kidnap Buhari

14 September 2016, 13:18

Terrorist group, Boko Haram, has revealed plans to capture President Muhammadu Buhari in a new video.

Boko Haram strikes again, kills 7 soldiers

14 September 2016, 17:05

Seven Niger soldiers have been killed and eight other wounded in two separate attacks by Boko Haram Islamists over the past week, the army says.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

PHOTOS: Another Boko Haram suspect arrested during Sallah

13 September 2016, 07:31

An additional Boko Haram suspect was apprehended by the Civilian Joint Task Force (CFTF) in the Bama local area of Borno State after being accused of murder and stealing vehicles.

Buhari happy with Air Force personnel fighting Boko Haram

13 September 2016, 19:16

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has told Air Force personnel involved in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast that President Muhammadu Buhari is very happy and appreciates their efforts.

Monday, 12 September 2016

GRAPHIC: Army discovers new Boko Haram tactic

12 September 2016, 12:31

The Nigerian Army says it has discovered a new tactic used by Boko Haram insurgents to infiltrate large crowds of people and attracting them while setting off suicide bombs. CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES.

You cannot use Boko Haram approach against militants, Ijaw group warns Buhari

12 September 2016, 14:27

The Ijaw National Congress has warned President Buhari against the deployment of troops in combating restive youths in the Niger Delta region.

Sallah: Police deploy armed undercover opertives to thwart terror plots

12 September 2016, 18:01

The police have deployed armed undercover operatives at Eid prayer grounds nationwide to thwart potential terror plots to attack places of worship, where large crowds are expected to gather.

Female suicide bomber foiled at Dikwa market

12 September 2016, 22:29

Troops have killed a suspected female suicide bomber targeting a military checkpoint in Borno State.

Thursday, 08 September 2016

Boko Haram infighting could speed Chibok girls release

08 September 2016, 08:38

The Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) believes government must take advantage of the infighting in the Boko Haram terror group to facilitate the release of more than 200 young women the sect kidnapped in Chibok over two years ago.

Boko Haram infighting: Shekau's camp clashes with Barnawi's

08 September 2016, 13:14

In-fighting has broken out in Boko Haram after the Islamic State group announced a new leader of its Nigerian affiliate, according to reports.

Enough is enough: Police IG warns BBOG protesters

08 September 2016, 17:06

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said the continuous protest emebarked upon by the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group poses threat to public peace, stating that he has had enough.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016

SSS frees detained journalist Ahmad Salkida

07 September 2016, 09:20

The State Security Services (SSS) has released wanted journalist Ahmad Salkida just a day after his arrest

PHOTOS: Wanted Boko Haram leader arrested in Yobe

07 September 2016, 12:02

The Nigerian Army said that troops fighting to rid the North East of remnants of Boko Haram terrorists have arrested one of the group’s wanted commanders.

Monday, 05 September 2016

Boko Haram members to join army, says DSS

05 September 2016, 09:29

The Department of State Security has exposed plans by some members of Boko Haram to join the Nigerian Army.

Boko Haram bomb specialist arrested in Kano

05 September 2016, 13:32

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Boko Haram's Improvised Explosive Device (IED) specialist in Kano, as well as 20 other members of the sect.

Friday, 02 September 2016

How Boko Haram lures youths, pupils with interest-free loans

02 September 2016, 18:07

New reports by an international aid organisation, have revealed how Boko Haram insurgents use informal micro credit schemes and promises of safety to recruit hundreds of youths and pupils as fighters.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Air Force destroys another Boko Haram camp in Borno

31 August 2016, 11:06

The Nigerian Air Force has reported the destruction of a new Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) camp located between Malam Fatori and Kangarwa in Northern Borno State.

We spend N475m monthly on jet fuel to fight B'Haram - NAF

31 August 2016, 13:16

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has revealed that it spends N475 million monthly to fuel air crafts used in the eradication of Boko Haram.

Monday, 29 August 2016

I will deal with Niger Delta militants like Boko Haram, Buhari warns

29 August 2016, 13:01

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with Niger Delta militants like it has done to Boko Haram insurgents, unless they agree to dialogue.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Boko Haram to attack Lagos, Kano – US envoy warns

28 August 2016, 11:13

Former US ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has reportedly warned that Boko Haram terrorists will regroup, becoming more radical, violent and may attack Kano and Lagos states.

Buhari: FG ready to swap detained Boko Haram militants for Chibok girls

28 August 2016, 14:43

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the preparedness of the Federal Government to discuss the release of Chibok girls with the Boko Haram insurgents, who abducted them in 2014.

Boko Haram leader Shekau 'wounded', says Nigeria's Buhari

28 August 2016, 19:43

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is "wounded", in his first comments on military claims that the jihadi leader was injured in an attack.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Sheriff says he is ready for investigations over Boko Haram links

26 August 2016, 16:14

Factional national chairman of the PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, has urged the Federal Government to investigate anybody who may have links with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Sheriff created Boko Haram, Borno AG insists

25 August 2016, 08:31

The Attorney General for Borno State, Kaka Lawan, has insisted that Islamist sect Boko Haram was created by factional Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Kerry warns against military crackdowns in Nigeria

24 August 2016, 07:31

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday congratulated Nigeria on its recent military successes against Boko Haram while warning against the use of excessive force to fight extremists.

FG 'preparing Nigerian army for war with Shiite Muslims'

24 August 2016, 08:07

The Federal Government is reportedly preparing the Army for war against Shiite Muslims in Yobe State after a large group of military staff encircled the Islamic Centre of the Islamic Movement on Sunday.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Air Force kills 300 Boko Haram members in raid

22 August 2016, 20:02

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed that 300 Boko Haram sect members have been killed in a air operation in Borno State.

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