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Boko Haram kills thousands of teachers in Nigeria

23 February 2017, 10:28

More than 6 000 teachers have been killed and 19 000 others displaced as a result of attacks by the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria.

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Nigerian Army, banditry displace thousands of civilians

22 February 2017, 12:01

More than 15 000 civilians have been displaced after operations by the Nigerian Army and attacks by armed groups northeast of the country in recent weeks.

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Over 30 000 terror victims receive counseling

22 February 2017, 12:01

More than 30 000 people displaced by the Boko Haram violence northeast of Nigeria have been counseled over the past month.

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Thousands of minors recruited into Boko Haram

21 February 2017, 10:01

The Boko Haram terror group has recruited about 2 000 children over the past year, the United Nations Children’s Fund has disclosed.

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Kogi governor reveals new location of Boko Haram members

22 February 2017, 10:02

Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents seems to have found refuge in one of the states in Nigeria according to the state governor.

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Friday, 17 February 2017

11 killed as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

17 February 2017, 14:18

At least 11 persons were killed as suicide bombers invaded Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017

'Boko Haram is broke'

08 February 2017, 12:37

Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said.

PHOTO: 'Boko Haram gave me N200 to detonate explosive'

08 February 2017, 16:14

An 18-year-old suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel said Boko Haram gave her N200 for the mission.

Thursday, 02 February 2017

Boko Haram sponsors arrested in Borno

02 February 2017, 06:33

Two prominent politicians and a traditional ruler affiliated with the Boko Haram group have been arrested during a military raid in Borno state.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Children disturbed by Boko Haram receive counselling

24 January 2017, 20:34

More than than 4 000 children traumatised by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria have received psychological support courtesy of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Senate probes reports of terrorists regrouping in Taraba

17 January 2017, 11:06

The Senate will later this week address fears raised by deputy minority leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, the Boko Haram was establishing a new base in the Taraba State.

Boko Haram halts progress against stunted growth

17 January 2017, 21:30

The Boko Haram and resultant food insecurity are worsening the prevalence of stunted growth among children in Nigeria.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Restrictive borders aggravate Boko Haram burden

16 January 2017, 22:01

Restrictions at border posts are impacting on the supply of aid to millions starving in terror and drought prone Nigeria and neighbouring countries.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Boko Haram's 'Count down Timers' used to detonate explosives discovered

11 January 2017, 17:07

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has discovered "Count down Timers" used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.

Military backs committee against terrorism in North East

11 January 2017, 18:44

TheNigerian Armed Forces has reassured the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) of its support in ensuring a coordinated framework for peace and stability in the North East.

Monday, 09 January 2017

Air force piles pressure on Boko Haram

09 January 2017, 18:34

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intensified operations against Boko Haram terrorists and other violent criminals in the country.

Amnesty records more cases of Boko Haram abductions

09 January 2017, 20:42

Over 40 cases of mass abduction have been recorded in Nigeria since the Islamic militant Boko Haram sect kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls in 2014.

Thursday, 05 January 2017

'Boko Haram rated the world's deadliest terrorist group'

05 January 2017, 11:06

Boko Haram has emerged the deadliest terror group in the world with its death toll in Nigeria’s neighbouring countries increasing by 157 percent between 2011 and 2015.

'Boko Haram members are already in Lagos, Ibadan'

05 January 2017, 15:40

An arrested member of the Boko Haram terror group has revealed that members of the sect are already strategically positioned in Lagos and Ibadan, Oyo state capital.

Repentant Boko Haram members urge colleagues to surrender

05 January 2017, 18:45

Some repentant Boko Haram members have appealed to their fellow sect members still in Sambisa forest to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

Monday, 02 January 2017

Borno official arrested for hiding Boko Haram commander

02 January 2017, 20:05

A serving local government chairman in Borno State, Shettima Mafa, was arrested and detained by the military for allegedly keeping a suspected Boko Haram militant in his Maiduguri home.

Sunday, 01 January 2017

Army say Shekau’s end near, 15 terrorists killed in Borno

01 January 2017, 10:09

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has said that the days of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, are numbered, calling on his remaining members to surrender to the troops.

Suicide bomber hits Maiduguri on New Year’s eve

01 January 2017, 11:38

There was a suicide attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on New Year’s Eve, according to the spokesman of the police in the state, Victor Isuku.

Boko Haram leader Shekau's new hideout uncovered

01 January 2017, 11:38

After being forced to relocate from Sambisa forest, factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, now has a new hideout.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

DSS confirms arrest of Boko Haram's dreaded leader

29 December 2016, 13:13

The faction leader of Boko Haram, AbuMusab Al-Barnawi, has been arrested by the Department of State Security Services.

WATCH: Boko Haram commanders fleeing after military air strike

29 December 2016, 16:10

The Nigerian Army have provided further details of how its gallant troops descended on and captured the dreaded Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorist group.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Arrested Boko Haram commander warns of attacks on Abuja

28 December 2016, 15:14

One of the fleeing fighters of the Boko Haram sect arrested by officials of a security agency in Abuja has confessed that there are so many of his colleagues in the city who are out to unleash mayhem on innocent residents.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Boko Haram devastates Borno hospitals

14 December 2016, 19:46

Friday, 02 December 2016

Terrorists set to attack airports

02 December 2016, 17:02

Security experts in the aviation industry have warned that terror attacks were imminent at airports around the country.

Air Force destroys Boko Haram hideouts

02 December 2016, 19:43

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed some vehicles, fuel depots and other logistics items belonging to the Boko Haram sect.

UN seeks $1 billion for northern Nigeria crisis

02 December 2016, 21:33

The Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is appealing for more than US$1 billion (N315 billion) to address the needs of refugees in Nigeria.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Extent of Boko Haram exodus to neighbouring countries

28 November 2016, 22:31

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.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Borno IDP camps to be shut down

25 November 2016, 15:14

The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, says all Internally Displaced Person camps in the state would be closed down by May 29, 2017.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Boko Haram ordered to surrender or regret

24 November 2016, 17:34

Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Commander, Leo Irabor, has ordered Boko Haram terrorists (BHT) to surrender as defeat was imminent.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Botswana, Burkina Faso back war against Boko Haram

17 November 2016, 19:04

Botswana and Burkina Faso have assured Nigeria of their support as the country fights the Boko Haram terror group.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

'75 000 Nigeria children risk dying in months'

16 November 2016, 19:09

The United Nations has warned that 75 000 Nigerian children risk dying in "a few months" as hunger grips the country's ravaged northeast in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency.

Monday, 14 November 2016

200 Islamic clerics set to fight Boko Haram

14 November 2016, 16:21

The Japanese government has sponsored 200 Islamic clerics in the training on how to counter radicalization message of Boko Haram.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Nigeria, Ukraine explore military partnership

10 November 2016, 17:52

The Nigerian Military has expressed its readiness to partner with the Ukrainian government in military technology and equipment.

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

MNTJF''s fight against Boko Haram assessed

08 November 2016, 22:20

Nigerians and other nationals across the globe have been offered an online platform to assess the Multinational Joint Task Force’s (MNJTF’s) fight against the Boko Haram.

Monday, 07 November 2016

Army releases 1217 detainees in Maiduguri

07 November 2016, 22:05

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.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016

Jonathan was never committed to ending the Boko Haram insurgency - Osinbajo

01 November 2016, 12:01

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.

Monday, 31 October 2016

AU donates equipment for Boko Haram elimination

31 October 2016, 20:30

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.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Nigeria middle belt crisis in the spotlight

28 October 2016, 18:00

An American think tank is seeking to highlight the inter-communal violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, which is overshadowed by the Boko Haram terror crisis northeast of the country.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Two girls return home from Boko Haram camp

21 October 2016, 12:30

A fourteen-year-old girl identified as Fatimah and Zainab, an eight-year-old girl on Thursday, October 20, returned home after spending two years in captivity in Sambisa forest

83 soldiers still missing days after Boko Haram attack

21 October 2016, 16:05

At least 83 Nigerian soldiers, including a commanding officer, are still missing days after they came under a Boko Haram attack.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Nigerian soldiers drown in River Yobe after Boko Haram attack

20 October 2016, 11:15

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.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

18 out of the released 21 Chibok girls are nursing mothers

13 October 2016, 14:48

Investigations have revealed that 18 out of the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram Thursday morning are nursing mothers.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Boko Haram, poverty exacerbate child marriages

11 October 2016, 22:37

The Boko Haram crisis in northeast Nigeria has been blamed for the prevalence of child marriages in the country.

Friday, 07 October 2016

Osinbajo describes how Jonathan caused spread of Boko Haram

07 October 2016, 12:35

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has blamed failure of the immediate past government to provide equipment and supplies to the military for the spread of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Shettima to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

28 September 2016, 19:24

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa, Borno state.

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