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Nigerian military clears air on Baga attack

The Nigerian Army will today address the press in Maiduguri on the confusing reports from Baga, a fishing town north of Borno.
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NSCDC announces arrest of wife of Boko Haram leader

Abdullahi Ibrahim, the Borno Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said one of the two female Boko Haram bombers nabbed by the command is a wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the terrorist group.

Boko Haram: We are responsible for attacks – Abubakar Shekau

The leader of one of two factions of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, claimed a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria in a video message obtained by AFP on Friday.

Boko Haram kills own commander over attempts to surrender

A high ranking Boko Haram Commander has been killed by his own colleagues after his secret plan to surrender was discovered by some of his colleague.
Amnesty International

UN, Amnesty, ICRC condemn Boko Haram’s killing of abducted midwife

The United Nations (UN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have in separate statements condemned the killing of one of the three aid workers abducted earlier this year by the Boko Haram in Borno State.
Boko Haram

Report: Boko Haram factional leader Mamman Nur killed by own associates

Mamman Nur, factional Boko Haram leader loyal to Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), has been reportedly killed.

Senator Ndume exposes Boko Haram strongholds in Borno

The senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has identified two hotbeds in the state, where members of Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, carry out their attacks. To this end, the lawmaker has called on security agencies to intensify efforts on the two identified black spots of Boko Haram.

Nigerian Army calls on Boko Harm insurgents to lay down arms

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

Nigerian Army, MNJTF collaborate to crush Boko Haram

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Army to cooperate with the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency.

Four dead in two Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon

Four people were killed and two others kidnapped in separate overnight attacks in the far north of Cameroon, blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram, sources told AFP on Thursday.

Nigeria, neighbours in joint operation against Boko Haram leaders

Four west African states have launched a major offensive against the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria, the military said on Tuesday.

Four soldiers killed as troops launch offensive in Borno

At least four soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack against a military vehicle near Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau’s camp.

Four soldiers killed in car bombing near Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau’s camp

At least four soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack against a military vehicle near Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau’s camp.

Regional force targets top Boko Haram jihadists in Nigeria

Troops from Nigeria and neighbouring countries have launched major offensives against the two Boko Haram factions and their leaders, the military said on Tuesday.

Boko Haram has been defeated – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Sunday restated a widely held stance by federal officials that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated.

Boko Haram recruiting unemployed youths, illiterates – General Buratai

Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Sunday decried Boko Haram insurgents recruitment of the teeming unemployed youths that lack morality and are illiterates in their fight.

Nigerian Air Force, Army inflict heavy loss on Boko Haram in Sambisa

The military has claimed it dealt a heavy blow to terrorists earlier in the week, when it bombarded Boko Haram structures in Sambisa Forest.

Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents trying to melt into Kano, Jigawa – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday warned residents of Kano and Jigawa State to be on the lookout for members of Boko Haram fleeing from the Lake Chad region as their enclaves came under intense onslaught of the military.

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