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Envoy: 700 Boko Haram militants to surrender, 14.8m people affected by insurgency

Nigeria said no fewer than 700 Boko Haram militants have signified their intention to surrender as it told the world the unprecedented humanitarian crisis triggered by the nine-year-old insurgency in the north east.

At least 21 dead in Borno Boko Haram attacks

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 21 people in separate attacks in a remote northeastern region of Nigeria, security officials and a witness told AFP on Monday.

Boko Haram kills five in Niger

At least five civilians were killed and several others wounded in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, according to local sources.

Two Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and four injured in an ambush by Boko Haram militants in the country's northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Tuesday.

Four killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Borno

Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the centre of a conflict with the Islamists, a resident and two officials told Reuters.

Troops repel Boko Haram attacks in Borno, kill 18 terrorists

Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked two military locations around the fringes of Sambisa forest early Sunday morning.

Cholera fast spreading in IDP camps – UN

Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

US military probes torture claims at Cameroon base

The U.S. military has opened an inquiry into allegations of torture and murder of suspected Boko Haram militants at a Cameroonian army base used extensively by American troops, a spokesman said on Friday.

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