Money row sparks deadly Nigeria jihadist infighting
A dispute over money within a Nigerian jihadist faction affiliated to the Islamic State group has spiraled into clashes that have killed "scores" of fighters, sources said.
Elections: IDPs defy early morning explosion scare to vote
Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) defied the early Saturday morning explosion scare in Maiduguri and came out en mass to cast their votes in the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The News Agency of Nigeria of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was a large turnout of voters at the Teachers Village’s IDPs in Maiduguri,…
Troops kill eight insurgents in fresh Baga attack
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement in Maiduguri, disclosed that troops of the Special Forces command on Saturday repelled the insurgents’…
Nigerian army deploys for battle to reclaim key town from Boko Haram
Troops are preparing to launch an offensive in a bid retake a strategic town captured by Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources said on Monday.