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Boko Haram raid in Nigeria leaves two dead: Witnesses

In recent days Boko Haram militants have increasingly attacked civilian targets in the region.

published on : 21st October 2018

Over 800 children stop working for anti-Boko Haram militia

A total of 833 youngsters were handed over in the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, after being identified as having worked in the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF).

published on : 12th October 2018

Candidates queue up to run Boko Haram-hit Nigerian state

Whoever emerges as the winner will contest for the governorship at elections in March next year and likely succeed Kashim Shettima, who steps down after a maximum of two four-year terms.

published on : 29th September 2018

Nigeria troops repel fresh Boko Haram base attack

Scores of fighters attacked the base in Damasak, in the far north of Borno state, on Wednesday evening, firing heavy artillery in an apparent bid to overrun it.

published on : 13th September 2018

Boko Haram captures Nigerian town after troop attack

Local officials and security sources said scores of fighters believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction backed by the Islamic State group overran troops in Gudumbali.

published on : 9th September 2018

Boko Haram military base attack death toll hits 48

Search operations are still ongoing and more bodies are likely to be recovered. Another military source confirmed the new death toll. So far (the) bodies of 48 troops have been recovered.

published on : 3rd September 2018

At least six dead in northeast Nigeria after Boko Haram attack

The attacks on civilians come after the Islamists have launched a series of assaults against Nigerian troops, putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari's government.

published on : 20th August 2018

Boko Haram jihadists kill four farmers in northeast Nigerian city

The attack on civilians comes as the jihadists are launching a surge of assaults against troops in Nigeria, putting the military on the back foot six months before presidential polls. 

published on : 18th August 2018

Five die as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village

Arriving in 10 trucks, the Boko Haram fighters stormed the village of Gasarwa near the garrison town of Monguno late Friday, setting homes on fire.

published on : 4th August 2018

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
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