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Dec 12, 2018

U.S. designates Boko Haram `entities of particular concern`  Pulse Nigeria

The U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in a statement, designated Boko Haram alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Qa'ida and ...


Dec 11, 2018

Top Africa stories: Zimbabwe's currency crisis, Boko Haram  News24

The holiday mood is not catching on in Zimbabwe where a currency crisis has forced people not to talk about Christmas anymore, and Boko Haram has killed ...


Dec 12, 2018

'Black Panther', 'Veep' actors wrap Boko Haram thriller 'Rise' (exclusive)  Screen International

Black Panther actress Sasha Morfaw, Heroes actor Jimmy Jean-Louis, and Veep actress Sufe Bradshaw have wrapped shooting on Maritte Go's Rise, ...


Dec 10, 2018

Amnesty Calls on ICC to Fully Probe Boko Haram Conflict Atrocities  VOA News

Amnesty International on Monday said the International Criminal Court should start a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram ...


Dec 5, 2018

Nigeria confirms eight soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack  News24

The Nigerian army says eight soldiers have been confirmed dead in a Boko Haram attack on a military base over the weekend in the country's restive northeast.


Dec 11, 2018

Call for full probe of Boko Haram abuses  HeraldLIVE

CC chief prosecutor Fatma Bensouda opened a preliminary examination in 2010 into eight potential cases of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the ...


Nov 25, 2018

Nigerian soldiers lash out in video after bloody Boko Haram attack  News24

Troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict in northeastern Nigeria have released a video claiming at least 100 soldiers died in a recent attack ...


Dec 7, 2018

Nigerian army repel fresh Boko Haram attacks - sources  EWN

Jihadists attacked a forward operation base in the town of Bama, some 70 kilometres southeast of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, at about 3:45 am (0245 ...


Dec 4, 2018

Death toll rises in Boko Haram military base attack in NE Nigeria  Daily Nation

Military officer says at least eight soldiers were killed in the ambush.


Dec 3, 2018

Boko Haram raid kills two soldiers in NE Nigeria  News24

Boko Haram jihadists killed two soldiers and seriously wounded five militia members in separate attacks in the troubled northeast of the country, military and ...


Nov 30, 2018

Recent Boko Haram Attacks Along Nigeria-Niger Border  Council on Foreign Relations

Niger officials have announced that Boko Haram kidnapped eighteen girls from two villages, Blaharde and Bague, on November 24. The Blaharde and Bague ...


Nov 22, 2018

Boko Haram is becoming even more extreme  The Economist

FEW NIGERIANS will have mourned the death of Mamman Nur, a senior figure in Boko Haram, one of the world's most brutal terrorist groups. A capable field ...


Dec 9, 2018

Boko Haram: Jordan's king sends condolence to Buhari over loss of soldiers  Premium Times

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday received a condolence message and assurance of support in the fight against terrorism from King Abdullah bin ...


Nov 20, 2018

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 dead in pre-election show of force  News24

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources have said, in a new show of force ...


Nov 27, 2018

Boko Haram 'hacked 4 farmers to death before my eyes': witness  News24

Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest bloodshed in the restive region, witnesses and a local ...


Nov 29, 2018

Boko Haram kills three soldiers, overrun Nigerian army base  News24

Boko Haram jihadists have killed three soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria's Borno state near Lake Chad, military and civilian sources ...


Dec 6, 2018

Nigerian soldiers kill one Boko Haram fighter, arrest two others in battle - Official  Premium Times

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops had killed one Boko Haram insurgent and arrested two others in ongoing onslaught against the terrorists.


Dec 12, 2018

Bribe-taking Nigerian security men pushing petrol, food to Boko Haram, sabotaging war -- Report  The Eagle Online

Each day, operatives of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Immigration *Service*, Nigerian Customs *Service* and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence ...


Dec 11, 2018

UN: In Nigeria More Than 13 Million School-age Children Out of School  VOA News

A survey conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million ...


Nov 18, 2018

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack  News24

Nigerian troops repelled an attack on a military base in northeastern Borno state in which a soldier was killed and four others were injured, military and militia ...


Nov 16, 2018

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on military base  News24

At least three soldiers have been killed and several others are missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military ...


Nov 23, 2018

Boko Haram kidnaps 50 loggers in Nigeria: civilian militia  News24

Boko Haram jihadists have abducted around 50 loggers in northeastern Nigerian close to the border with Cameroon, civilian militia and residents say.


Dec 6, 2018

Saudi Arabia donates food items to Boko Haram victims  Premium Times

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre donated 140468 bags of food to displaced victims of Boko Haram.


Nov 14, 2018

Boko Haram kills at least 16 farmers in latest attacks in Nigeria's Borno state  News24

Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in restive northeast Nigeria's Borno state, militia and residents ...


Dec 6, 2018

Boko Haram : Nigeria seeks closer collaboration with Saudi Arabia -- Dan Ali  Vanguard

The Federal Government on Thursday appealed to Saudi Arabia to assist in promoting true teachings of Islam to fast-track de-radicalization and curtail spread of ...


Dec 9, 2018

Nigeria to acquire new aircraft to fight Boko Haram  The East African

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is expecting new fighter aircraft from both the US and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency, ...


Dec 4, 2018

Nigeria faces new onslaught from Boko Haram [The Morning Call]  africanews

Recent attacks from Boko Haram on military posts and civilians in Nigeria's northeast, resulting in heavy casualties has created panic and fear about the rise of ...


Dec 7, 2018

Boko Haram is still 2nd deadliest terrorist group in the world  Pulse Nigeria

Nigeria lost 1531 persons following the Boko Haram insurgency and other acts of terrorism in 2017, according to the 2018 Global Terrorism Index (GTI).


Nov 16, 2018

ISIS backed Boko Haram faction claims Nigerian attack  News24

The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast that killed three, the SITE Intelligence Group has said.


Nov 28, 2018

Top Africa stories: Chamisa appears before Motlanthe commission, Boko Haram  News24

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has appeared before the kgalema Motlanthe commission, and Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers ...


Nov 20, 2018

Boko Haram brought terror to Niger. Can a defectors program bring peace?  Washington Post

Atop a remote desert dune in the poorest corner of the least-developed country in the world is an internment camp, the site of a high-stakes program that U.S. ...


Nov 28, 2018

Buhari in Maiduguri, speaks on recent military casualties in Boko Haram war  Premium Times

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he was aware of recent losses suffered by Nigerian soldiers fighting against Boko Haram, but urged the ...


Nov 26, 2018

Boko Haram: Killing of soldiers sad for Nigeria, says Gen Agwai  The Punch

Friday Olokor, Abuja. Troops battling Boko Haram terrorists in the North East are suffering casualties because the war is not conventional, former Chief of ...


Nov 12, 2018

Nigeria appoints new commander against Boko Haram  News24

The Nigerian army has appointed a new commander to lead the fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the country's restive northeast, where attacks on military ...


Dec 6, 2018

Buratai appoints new army commanders to lead Boko Haram war (Full Details)  Premium Times

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has appointed new commanders for Operation Lafiya Dole, the military task force in the North-East.


Dec 2, 2018

Boko Haram: Police deploy additional 2000 combat officers for counter-insurgency duties  Premium Times

The police have deployed 2,000 new officers "to defeat Boko Haram" insurgency in Nigeria's volatile northeast region. Police spokesperson Jimoh Moshood ...


Dec 5, 2018

Hundreds displaced as Boko Haram attacks Borno village again  TheCable

The Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), a faction of Boko Haram sect, attacked Gudumbali, Guzamala local government area of Borno state, on Tuesday. It is the ...


Dec 4, 2018

Buni Gari Boko Haram attack: More corpses of soldiers recovered in bush  Vanguard

Maiduguri--A source, yesterday, revealed that two additional bodies of dead soldiers have been recovered in a surrounding bush after Saturday night attack on ...


Dec 2, 2018

Boko Haram still endemic in Borno -- PDP leaders  The Punch

Success Nwogu Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Borno State on Saturday raised the alarm that Boko Haram insurgency had become endemic in...


Nov 26, 2018

Ibrahim Sakaba: Slain Nigerian Army commander hailed for selflessness in Boko Haram war  Premium Times

Colleagues hailed Mr Sakaba for his leadership at the 157 Task Force Battalion, where Boko Haram killed at least 118 soldiers on November 18.


Nov 28, 2018

BBC World Service - Focus on Africa, Nigeria: President Buhari visits Boko Haram front line  BBC News

President Muhammadu Buhari visits troops in Maiduguri.


Nov 27, 2018

Corpses Of Soldiers, JTF Members Killed By Boko Haram Still Not Evacuated

"It is devastating. More than 120 killed, including civilian JTF members who used to assist our men," he told SaharaReporters. "We have recovered close to 120 ...


Dec 3, 2018

Boko Haram: S/W hunters offer to help soldiers, presidency  Vanguard

Ola Ajayi, Ibadan HUNTERS Association in the South West zone of the country has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to involve them in the fight against ...


Dec 2, 2018

Boko Haram: Two suicide bombers die in Maiduguri  Daily Post Nigeria

Two unidentified suicide bombers suspected to be agents of Boko Haram insurgents have died near Mina garage in Maiduguri, Borno state. Army Spokesman ...


Nov 26, 2018

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army moves conference from Benin to Maiduguri  Premium Times

President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Edo on Tuesday may have been cancelled as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference, initially billed to hold ...


Dec 4, 2018

Boko Haram: I won't rest until remaining Chibok girls are freed - Buhari  Daily Post Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday pledged that his administration "will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls" kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in.


Dec 4, 2018

Boko Haram : Defence Minister orders Buratai to remain in North-East  Vanguard

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA --THE Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has directed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to remain in the North East ...


Dec 4, 2018

Boko Haram: Buhari gives matching order over welfare of troops  Daily Post Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the enhancement of the welfare of troops fighting insurgencies and criminal agents across the country. The Minister.


Nov 24, 2018

Nigerian military set to release155 ex-Boko Haram fighters into society - Official  Premium Times

No fewer than 154 ex-Boko Haram fighters that have been rehabilitated under the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme are ...


Nov 30, 2018

Jonathan: I Don't Control Boko Haram... I Cannot Take Responsibility For Chibok Girls' Abduction

"I cannot take responsibility for that abduction. I don't control Boko Haram. They are criminals. But as a president, of course you know it's not the president that ...


Dec 7, 2018

UN withdraws staff from Rann as Boko Haram attacks IDPs' camp  Daily Trust

The United Nations Department of Safety and Security has warned all humanitarian workers currently working in Rann to evacuate their staff following last ...


Nov 22, 2018

2019: How I will tackle Boko Haram if elected president - Ezekwesili  Premium Times

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed how her government will tackle Boko Haram ...


Dec 2, 2018

Prove you're better trained than Boko Haram Buratai charges Nigeria's Special Forces  Premium Times

The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive ...


Nov 29, 2018

Boko Haram, herdsmen violence, others to determine outcome of 2019 elections - Report  Premium Times

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has warned that some intervening insecurity indicators already at play in the nation's polity stand as ...


Nov 28, 2018

BBC World Service - Newsday, African Leaders Meet to Discuss Boko Haram  BBC News

The Presidents of Chad, Nigeria and Niger discuss response to militants' latest attacks.


Nov 22, 2018

Boko Haram: Nigeria to deploy attack aircraft from Niger  Premium Times

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, said the air force would deploy air equipment from Difa, Niger, to curtail the activities of insurgents in the North-East.


Nov 29, 2018

Catholics in region devastated by Boko Haram have 'unshakable faith'  Angelus News

Bishop Oliver D. Doeme of Maiduguri, Nigeria, has seen his share of death, violence and destruction in the past nine years, but he keeps his focus on his firm ...


Dec 5, 2018

Boko Haram: FG orders air force chief to join Buratai in north-east  TheCable

The federal government has directed Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, to join Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff in the north-east to coordinate the Nigerian ...


Dec 3, 2018

Boko Haram: Northern elders condemn calls for sack of service chiefs News ☆ Shango while urging the president to ignore the call by the Afenifere group said the sack of the *service* chiefs is against the precepts of morality ...


Dec 4, 2018

'Past leaders were deceitful in handling Boko Haram, Niger Delta crisis'  The Nation Newspaper

A non-governmental organisation, Newstime International Company, Tuesday blamed past leadership in the country for showing gross incompetence and...


Dec 12, 2018

UNICEF: In Nigeria more Than 13 illion School-age Children Out of School  Citizen TV

Survey by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicated that population of out of school children in Nigeria is 13.2 million, highest in the world.


Dec 5, 2018

The Deadliest Terrorist Groups In The World Today  Forbes

Just four groups were responsible for the majority of terrorist deaths around the world last year.


Dec 11, 2018

AfDB and VEEP Osinbajo unveils facility to rehabilitate people affected by Boko Haram  Ghana News Agency

Hohoe (V/R), Dec. 11, GNA - The African Development Bank and the Federal Government of Nigeria have unveiled a US$258 million Inclusive Basic *Service* ...


Dec 10, 2018

The ordinary people keeping the peace in Nigeria's deadly land feuds  Washington Post

The country's police and security forces are underequipped and underpaid. So civilians are stepping in.


Dec 5, 2018

Terror-related deaths decline worldwide for third straight year, report says  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON -- Terror-related deaths have fallen for the third consecutive year around the globe, while far-right political terrorism is on the rise in North ...


Dec 12, 2018

Nigerian military and the act of victory  Vanguard

Sun Tzu, the Chinese war veteran, strategist and tactician of world repute, throbs military leaders with this enriching warfare philosophy. Its catchy phrase ...


Nov 30, 2018

Shehu of Borno says Boko Haram still on rampage -- despite Nigerian Army's denial  Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting

"NOBODY dare move out of Maiduguri by 10 kilometres without being confronted, attacked by Boko Haram," says the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Elkanemi.


Dec 12, 2018

All sides vow peaceful Nigerian election, but concerns linger  The National

Interfaith and inter-party violence is feared despite pledge of good behaviour.


Dec 12, 2018

Abacha loot: Buhari thanks Swiss govt for returning $322.5m  The Punch

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, expressed his gratitude to Switzerland for returning funds stolen by corrupt government o...


Dec 11, 2018

Is AFRICOM A US Neocolonialist Occupation Force in Africa?  Mintpress News

AFRICOM has become a de facto force to ensure the free flow of Africa's resources to the United States - not a force to combat terrorism.


Dec 12, 2018

2019: Remain apolitical - Buratai warns soldiers News ☆ The chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, has advised all officers to remain apolitical and remain so during the 2019 general elections to avoid ...


Nov 26, 2018

Boko Haram: Nigeria, Chad Defence Ministers To Meet  Naija News

Defence Minister Brig-Gen Mansur Dan-Ali, is slated to meet with his Chad counterpart, Gen. Daoud Yaya in N'djamena, Chad's capital this week to discuss the ...


Dec 12, 2018

Northeast: Japan has spent $63.3m on humanitarian assistance in 5 years - Ambassador News ☆ The Japanese ambassador to Nigeria, Yutaka Kikuta, has said the Japanese government has spent 63.3 million dollars in the northeast on ...


Dec 12, 2018

Army arrest 3 gun runners, recover 44 rifles in Niger  Vanguard

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, deployed for Operation WHIRL PUNCH have arrested three notorious gun runners in Rijau area of Niger State and ...


Dec 12, 2018

President Buhari's visit has enhanced Nigeria-Morocco ties -- Amb. Garba  Daily Trust

President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the Kingdom of Morcco in June has enhanced bilateral relations between the two African countries, says Nigeria's ...


Dec 6, 2018

The Metele attack  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Recently, members of the Boko Haram sect launched an attack on troops of the Nigerian Army's 157 Task Force Battalion in Metele, Borno State, killing.


Dec 12, 2018

No solutions to Nigeria's problems --Kukah  Vanguard

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said there were no solutions to Nigeria's problems.


Dec 11, 2018

US Senators want human rights violators in Cameroon sanctioned - English

Published on 11.12.2018 at 07h30 by Journalducameroun. Share. Ten Senators of the United State's Upper House of Assembly have petitioned the Secretary of ...


Dec 12, 2018

We`re not terrorists, herdsmen warn Anglican Bishops  Vanguard

LAGOS--MIYETTI Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, yesterday, flayed Anglican Bishops for describing it as a terrorist organisation, saying the group ...


Dec 10, 2018

Second Annual Lake Chad Basin Initiative Cements NAVSCIATTS as Global Training Command  DVIDS

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. -- The day starts as any other as two 36-foot patrol vessels make their way along the Mississippi gulf coast on a routine patrol ...


Dec 11, 2018

Buhari mourns as ex-army chief Salihu Ibrahim dies at 83 News ☆ President Buhari added that the news of Ibrahim's death had devastated him, but was consoled by the fact that the soldier in the departed ...


Oct 20, 2018

Boko Haram kill 12 farmers in Nigeria: militia  News24

Boko Haram jihadists on Saturday hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in the volatile northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, civilian militia ...


Oct 11, 2018

Boko Haram attack leaves 7 soldiers dead: Nigerian army  News24

At least seven Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a Boko Haram jihadist attack on a military base near the Niger border, the military says.


Sep 27, 2018

Nigerian troops fight off Boko Haram attack  News24

Nigerian troops have repelled an attack on a military base by Boko Haram jihadists in the country's northeast, the army and security sources have said.


Jun 19, 2018

What is Boko Haram, the militant group terrorizing Nigeria?

Boko Haram has been one of the world's deadliest militant groups over the past decade, kidnapping and killing tens of thousands of civilians across northeast ...


Oct 15, 2018

Boko Haram threatens to kill kidnapped aid workers within 24 hours, says ICRC  CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Two International Red Cross Society (ICRC) aid workers kidnapped by a faction of Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast may be executed ...


Nov 1, 2018

Suspected Boko Haram attacks leave 15 dead, homes burned in northeast Nigeria  CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) At least 15 people have died in Nigeria's northeast in a spate of attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants, according to residents and ...


Oct 16, 2018

Boko Haram faction kills second aid worker in Nigeria  BBC News

An aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been killed in Nigeria by Islamist militants who kidnapped her last March. Hauwa ...


Dec 11, 2018

My son is remorseful - Abdulmutallab's father begs US government to pardon him News ☆ Umar Abdulmutallab, the father of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly known as Underwear Bomber, has urged the Nigerian government ...


Sep 9, 2018

Nigerian army claims 'normalcy restored' after Boko Haram attack  The Guardian

Nigeria's military has said it has restored order after Boko Haram fighters took control of a town in the country's remote north-east, sparking fears about the ...


Sep 30, 2018

Boko Haram commander killed over 'planned surrender'  News24

A Boko Haram commander has been killed by his comrades over his alleged plan to surrender and handover hundreds of hostages to the Nigerian military, two ...


Sep 14, 2018

REPORTERS - Nigeria: the fight against Boko Haram  FRANCE 24

As Nigeria's army continues its offensive against Boko Haram extremists, our reporters Catherine Norris-Trent and Jonathan Walsh travelled to the northeast of ...


Oct 13, 2018

Army: Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack on base  EWN

Scores of soldiers have been killed, injured or missing in attacks but the military has repeatedly denied or played down losses to the jihadists.


Dec 10, 2018

Nnamdi Kanu reveals plans by ISIS to take over Nigeria, warns leaders  Daily Post Nigeria

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has warned of imminent terror attacks and death in Nigeria. Kanu warned that the dreaded I.


Sep 14, 2018

Senior Boko Haram figure reportedly killed by allies  The Guardian

Mamman Nur, who led one of the group's three factions, died on 21 August, according to sources.


Sep 18, 2018

'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence  TimesLIVE

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of an upsurge in Boko Haram violence in ...


Nov 7, 2018

At least 16 Nigeria troops missing after Boko Haram attack  News24

At least 16 Nigerian soldiers are missing following clashes with Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area, military and militia sources told AFP on Tuesday.


Sep 1, 2018

Dozens of Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid  FRANCE 24 English

At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military ...


Sep 25, 2018

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base: sources  News24

Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram jihadists to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian sources told AFP on ...


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