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Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in North East

Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in North East

A Boko Haram faction led by the son of the group’s founder is trying to win over civilians by shunning the indiscriminate violence of its longtime figurehead that has...

Shekau reappears, criticises Cameroon ‘lies’

Shekau reappears, criticises Cameroon ‘lies’

Boko Haram’s elusive leader has made his first appearance in months, claiming responsibility for a spate of suicide bombings and rejecting claims scores of his...

Cameroon: 5,000 freed from Boko Haram’s grip

Cameroon: 5,000 freed from Boko Haram’s grip

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

Troops rescue 455 from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Troops rescue 455 from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Troops have rescued another 455 people held captive by Boko Haram terrorists, thus bringing the total hostages freed since Saturday to 666. On Saturday 211 were set free...

Biafra: Army begins crackdown on IPOB, Kidnappers in Operation Egwu Eke II

Army rescues 211 civilians, clears terrorists

The Nigerian Army has rescued 211 civilians held captive by the Boko Haram terrorists at Cingal Murye and Maja villages in Northern Borno on Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Sani...

1,000 Boko Haram members on trial in Niger

1,000 Boko Haram members on trial in Niger

Niger has begun the trials behind closed doors of about 1,000 suspected fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist movement, officials said Friday. Chief prosecutor Chaibou...

Boko Haram caused $9b damage in Northern Nigeria, UN Says

Boko Haram caused $9b damage in Northern Nigeria, UN Says

Islamist militant group Boko Haram has caused $9 billion of damage in Nigeria’s northeast since 2009, destroying homes, schools, bridges and roads, according to the...

Air Force bombs Boko Haram on Mandara Mountain

Air Force bombs Boko Haram on Mandara Mountain

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet has struck Boko Haram insurgents hiding at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Group...

Boko Haram attack kills seven - Security Sources

Boko Haram attack kills seven – Security Sources

At least seven soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on military positions in northeast Nigeria, a civilian vigilante and a security source said on Friday. The...

The war on Boko Haram insurgency is over, says DHQ

The war on Boko Haram insurgency is over, says DHQ

The war against the Boko Haram insurgency has been declared over by the Acting Director of the Defence Headquarters, Brig.- Gen. Rabe Abubakar. Abubakar, who spoke in...