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Shari’a council dares Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau to come out of hiding

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria, on Monday described Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, as a coward and challenged him to come out of hiding.

Boko Haram leader threatens minister, mocks president in new video

Factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to ‘‘deal’’ with the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, for allegedly threatening to disrupt the activities of the sect by blocking their communication lines.

Nigerian Army intensifies efforts to arrest Boko Haram leader

A Nigerian Army Commander, General Abdul Kalifa Ibrahim, has assured that the military has intensified effort to apprehended the dreaded Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

16 ISWAP members surrender in Borno

About 16 Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist have surrendered to troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: 16 terrorists surrender, as troops arrest criminal elements nationwide

In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.

Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram will never stop violence

Leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, on Sunday broke his longtime silence to speak on the Borno governor’s recent call on insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace government’s amnesty programme.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau asks Borno residents to ‘repent and seek God’s face’

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks Borno governor’s convoy

Boko Haram fighters have reportedly opened fire on the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, on Thursday night.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Why Boko Haram is attacking more Borno communities

Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in northern part of Borno State after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents that lasted for several hours.
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Nigeria insists Boko Haram ‘defeated’ after 10-year insurgency

Nigeria’s presidency claimed Boko Haram’s 10-year-old insurgency had been “defeated” but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.

Boko Haram factional chief Abubakar Shekau releases new video, denounces Nigerian Pledge

Factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has been seen in a new video reading the group’s ideology and denouncing the Nigerian national pledge, which he described as “shirk.”
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Nigerian Army: NGOs provide support to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the North-east of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the zone.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Insurgency: Nigerian military loses N4.8 billion weapons in five months

The Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army, which are two active forces in the counter-insurgency war in the North-East, have lost over N4.8bn in weaponry in the region between January and May, 2019.
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Boko Haram kills nine in Borno

Boko Haram fighters have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeastern Nigeria, looting and torching a village and ambushing three farmers, officials and local militia forces said Wednesday.

Ousted factional Boko Haram leader Al-Barnawi detained by colleagues

The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.

ISIS-backed Boko Haram faction may have new chief

The leader of an Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram may have been replaced, sources say, against a backdrop of speculation as to his fate - and the group's future direction.
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Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources told AFP Monday, days before rescheduled presidential elections.

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