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Boko Haram attacks Nigerian militiary bases

Casting doubt on the Nigerian government's claim that the Boko Haram is on the back foot, the terrorists attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria and killed a soldier.

published on : 6th July 2017

Boko Haram slit villagers' throats in revenge killings

The terrorist outfit has  the throats of four Nigerian villagers in revenge for the arrest of a senior member of the jihadist group,

published on : 10th June 2017

More than 5,000 civilians rescued from Boko Haram grip, say Cameroon troops

Cameroon said its troops had rescued 5,000 civilian "hostages" held by Boko Haram Islamists in a cross-border operation that left scores of militants dead.

published on : 15th March 2017

Boko Haram splinter group charged with foreign kidnappings, murders

Nigeria on Tuesday charged the leader of Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru with the abduction and murder of 10 foreigners, in one its highest-profile cases yet against Islamist militants.

published on : 14th March 2017

Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram

The Boko Haram insurgency has been blamed for more than 20,000 deaths and displacement of 2.3 million people since 2009. 

published on : 13th March 2017

Suicide bombers destroy three fuel tankers in northeast Nigeria

More than 20,000 have been killed by Boko Haram over the past seven years, with 2.6 million people left homeless.

published on : 3rd March 2017

11 dead as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram suicide bombers

The city is the birthplace of the Islamic insurgency and the headquarters of the military campaign to halt it.

published on : 17th February 2017

Nigeria: Boko Haram ambush kills eight soldiers

Nigeria's military last year drove Boko Haram out of towns and forest strongholds, but isolated attacks and suicide bombings continue.

published on : 10th February 2017

UN: Boko Haram's toll includes 515,000 malnourished kids 

Military campaigns have driven Boko Haram from much of the territory it took during a seven-year uprising that killed more than 20,000 people, displaced over 2 million.

published on : 24th January 2017

 Botched Nigeria air strike killed 90: MSF

A botched air strike by the Nigerian Air Force earlier this week on a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency killed at least 90 people.

published on : 20th January 2017

Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100: Official

It was believed to be the first time Nigeria's military has admitted to making such a mistake.

published on : 18th January 2017

Boko Haram targets Nigeria military base, kills five soldiers

There was no official claim of responsibility but the attacks bore the hallmark of Boko Haram, which has frequently hit checkpoints and security services with suicide bombers.

published on : 9th January 2017

Boko Haram leader urges group: kill, slaughter and abduct

"Kill all the infidels and detonate bombs everywhere. Yes! I want you to kill, slaughter and abduct," the Boko Haram leader spoke in the video.

published on : 31st December 2016

Boko Haram leader in new video says militant group safe, not crushed

"We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere," Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau spoke in a video.

published on : 29th December 2016

Boko Haram is crushed, driven out of last stronghold: Nigeria President

Nigeria is unlikely to see an end soon to the deadly suicide bombings and assaults on remote military outposts carried out by the Islamic extremist group.

published on : 24th December 2016
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