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Boko Haram kills 3 in Borno State Governor’s convoy

Maiduguri (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked the convoy of a state governor in northeastern Nigeria on his way to a rally ahead of...

Multinational Joint Task Force deploys 10,000 troops against Boko Haram

By Olisa Ifeajika Field Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) on Boko Haram insurgency, Maj.-Gen. Chikezie Ude, on Friday disclosed that operations of...

‘The corpses were lying on the streets’

Goura, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Seconds after glimpsing Boko Haram gunmen leap out of vehicles brandishing weapons in the town of Rann, Nigeria,...

80,000 displaced from North Eastern Nigeria since November – UN

By Prudence Arobani   The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence...

Scores of Boko Haram insurgents killed, as soldiers repel attack on...

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the...

Don’t evict Nigerian refugees, UN tells Cameroon

By Prudence Arobani, New York   The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict thousands of Nigerian...

Nigerian Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

By Mohammad Tijjani The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on Dec. 24, 2018. The 14 soldiers...

Boko Haram: Killings put Nigerian military under stress

Nigeria’s junior army officers and enlisted ranks fighting in the north of the country were, by early December 2018, preparing to revolt. Corruption, incompetence, and lies of political generals — up to and including President Muhammadu Buhari, a retired Army major-general — had already led to one recent act of despair by troops in the war zone. It was prosecuted as mutiny.

Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat, returns from Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from Maiduguri, Borno State, where he  ordered the military to eliminate all threats of Boko Haram, declaring that the war against terrorism is “a must win’’.

Nigerian Army repell Boko Haram attack in Kukawa

By Rabiu Sani     The Nigerian Army said its troops repelled Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.     The army said in...

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