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Boko Haram kills five in northeast Nigeria village

Boko Haram jihadists have killed five people in an attack on a village in Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, a community leader and a local resident said on Friday.

published on : 19th January 2018

At least five Niger troops killed in Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram launched an insurgency in northeast Nigeria in 2009 that in 2015 spilt into Niger, also affecting the country's other neighbours, Chad and Cameroon.

published on : 19th January 2018

Boko Haram attack kills three in Nigeria

The attack was the first in Adamawa this year after a surge in hit-and-run raids and suicide bombings in recent months.

published on : 16th January 2018

Boko Haram's abduction of Chibok schoolgirls: A timeline of events

A group of young women shown in a video released by Boko Haram on Monday are purported to be among the more than 200 abducted from Chibok, northeast Nigeria, in 2014.

published on : 15th January 2018

Abducted Nigeria's Chibok girls say 'we won't return': Boko Haram video

Islamist militants Boko Haram released a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the Chibok schoolgirls who were mass kidnapped nearly four years ago.

published on : 15th January 2018

Four dead in two Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon: Sources

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.

published on : 12th January 2018

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.

published on : 9th January 2018

Death toll from Nigeria communal violence reaches 80

The violence between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers intensified over the New Year, fuelled by a new law banning the nomadic cattle rustlers from moving through the state.

published on : 9th January 2018

IS-allied Boko Haram faction claims killing of Nigerian troops

The Islamic State faction of Boko Haram on Friday said it was responsible for a late December attack on Nigerian army barracks, claiming it killed nine soldiers and took military equipment. 

published on : 5th January 2018

Nigeria confirms Chibok girl found after almost four years 

Another Nigerian schoolgirl seized in a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists from a boarding school nearly four years ago has been found, authorities announced Thursday.

published on : 4th January 2018

Suicide blast kills 14 in Nigeria mosque

The suspected Boko Haram jihadist blew himself up amid worshippers inside the mosque in Gamboru around 5:00 am, shortly before morning prayers.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Nigeria north state says 5,247 Muslims dead from Boko Haram

The Adamawa State chapter of Nigeria's Muslim Council says at least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the past four years in the northern state because of Boko Haram.

published on : 31st December 2017

Boko Haram kills four loggers in North East Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters opened fire on a group of loggers in a remote village in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, killing four people, a survivor and a militia leader said.

published on : 31st December 2017

Suicide bomber kills six in Nigerian market

A suicide bomber blew himself up Thursday in a crowded market in northern Nigeria, killing six people, security sources said, blaming the attack on the Boko Haram jihadist group.

published on : 28th December 2017

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children.

published on : 16th December 2017
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