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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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Boko Haram kills three soldiers in Borno base attack

Three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday.
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Boko Haram attacks Adamawa villages, kills three

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Shuwa and Karchinga villages in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing three persons, burning shops and two clinics.
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Boko Haram kills six, burns houses, shops in separate attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed six people in separate attacks in northeast Nigeria, looting shops and burning homes, residents said on Tuesday.
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President Buhari accepts setbacks in Boko Haram fight

President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged setbacks in the fight against Boko Haram, as the jihadists launched fresh attacks in the restive northeast.
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How to explain the return of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants?

Nigeria’s Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in
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Report: Over 7 million Nigerians are displaced

No fewer than seven million Nigerians have been displaced and are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the protracted activities of the Boko Haram insurgents, in northeastern Nigeria.
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Boko Haram kills two people near Chibok – locals

Boko Haram jihadists killed two people in a village near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped four years ago, residents said on Monday.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian soldier killed in latest Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram jihadists killed one soldier and injured another in an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, the latest attack in the region, military sources said on Tuesday.

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