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23 Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram attack

The Boko Haram militants ambushed the army troops in Balagallaye village in the Boboshe area outside Bama.

published on : 15th July 2018

Nigeria police find bodies of 41 suspected bandits

Eighteen bodies were found in a river on Sunday while 23 others were discovered in a nearby forest in the Zurmi area of Zamfara state.

published on : 4th July 2018

Boko Haram kills nine soldiers in Nigeria

The attack comes just days after 43 civilians were killed in a suicide bombing in Nigeria.

published on : 20th June 2018

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kills 31 during Eid celebrations 

Following the suicide bombings, rocket-propelled grenades were fired by the militants into the crowds that had gathered at the scene of the attacks.

published on : 18th June 2018

Suicide blasts in Northeast Nigeria kill at least 31

Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in an attack bearing hallmarks of Boko Haram.

published on : 17th June 2018

500,000 malnourished children around Africa's Lake Chad risk dying: UN

At the same time, some 2.4 million people have been displaced by conflict and food insecurity, with millions facing the risk of killings, kidnappings, rape and other abuses.

published on : 8th June 2018

Suspected jihadists kill six in Cameroon

Six villagers were killed overnight in northern Cameroon in an attack attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group

published on : 8th June 2018

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill nine in Niger

Three suicide bombers killed at least nine people in separate attacks in the southeastern Niger city of Diffa near the border with Nigeria.

published on : 5th June 2018

Suicide blasts kill at least three in northeast Nigeria

The bombers detonated their explosives inside a house and near a mosque in the Mashamari area of Konduga, 35 kilometres southeast of the Borno State capital Maiduguri.

published on : 28th May 2018

Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit NE Nigeria

Despite long-standing complaints about sexual violence and repeated promises by the Nigerian authorities that they would address concerns, "no tangible action" had been taken.

published on : 24th May 2018

Six killed in Boko Haram attack on Lake Chad island

Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad.

published on : 6th May 2018

Security increased in northeast Nigeria after deadly blasts

The authorities said at least 29 people died in the blasts in Mubi, Adamawa state, on Tuesday but local gravediggers at the town's only cemetery said they buried 86.

published on : 2nd May 2018

More than 60 killed in northeast Nigeria suicide blasts

In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated in the far north of Adamawa state, around Madagali, near the border with Borno state.

published on : 1st May 2018

Seeking security support, Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari meets US counterpart, Donald Trump

Buhari became the first leader from sub-Saharan Africa to visit Trump when he arrived at the White House at midday. 

published on : 30th April 2018

Boko Haram attack in Northeast Nigeria kills four: Authorities

The Borno state police gave a lower death toll of two, including a member of the civilian militia assisting the military with security against Boko Haram.

published on : 27th April 2018
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