Soldier killed in NE Nigeria landmine blast
A Nigerian soldier was killed on Friday when a military convoy transporting suspected Boko Haram jihadists struck a mine in the northeast of the country, security sources told AFP.
Nigeria ready to spend extra $1 billion on anti-terror war
The Federal Government has received a nod to withdraw $1b from the Excess Crude Account to prosecute its campaign against insurgency.
Boko Haram displaced get national identity cards
Some 100,000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country's restive northeast.
Suspected Boko Haram bomber kills self, three IDPs in Borno
Cruel disregard for human life continued in Borno State on Monday as a suspected female Boko Haram bomber attacked an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka, killing three people.
‘People still leak information about troops to Boko Haram’
The new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen Rogers Nicholas has disclosed that some people still leak information to Boko Haram on locations of troops in the region. Rogers raised the alarm yesterday at the taking over ceremony from Maj-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. He said there is ‘a lot to…
Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambushes
At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.
Nigeria appoints new chief to head Boko Haram fight
Nigeria has replaced the officer leading troops fighting Boko Haram, the army said on Thursday, after a recent surge in deadly attacks in the country's remote northeast.
UN raps Cameroon over rights abuses in Boko Haram fight
The UN Committee against Torture has asked Cameroon to stop its troops from committing "atrocities" in its fight against Boko Haram jihadists, according to report seen by AFP on Thursday.
Troops kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recovers ammunition in Borno
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Sabsawa axis of Sambisa forest area of Operation. Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Kukasheka said that the troops killed the insurgents in an ambush on Monday at Sabsawa…