Boko Haram abducts 18 in Cameroon’s far North region
Several security sources on Friday said eighteen civilians have been kidnapped by the terror group Boko Haram in raids in Cameroon’s Far North region.
Boko Haram kidnaps 17 youths in north Cameroon
Boko Haram militants have kidnapped17 children and youths, some as young as 11, in the north of Cameroon near the Nigerian frontier, police and local officials said on Thursday. Since it began a decade ago, Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency has killed more than 27,000 people, displaced some two million, but has increasingly spilled over into…
Sudan says it captured six Boko Haram suspects
Sudan says it captured six Boko Haram suspectsSudan's army said Thursday it had caught six Chadians accused of belonging to Boko Haram, in the country's first such arrests of suspected members of the jihadist group which originated in Nigeria. "Sudanese army intelligence captured six members of the Boko Horam terrorist group inside Sudanese territory," the army…
Boko Haram kidnap 21 civilians in north Cameroon
Boko Haram militants have kidnapped 21 civilians in the north of Cameroon near the Nigerian frontier, police and local officials said on Thursday.
Nigerian military denies employing former Boko Haram fighters
The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the alleged recruitment of de-redicalised Boko Haram ex-fighters into the Nigerians military. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
Boko Haram: Ekhomu condemns hiring of 150 Camerounian vigilantes
Security expert, Ona Ekhomu has condemned the hiring of 150 Camerounian vigilantes to combat Boko Haram in Borno State, saying that the move by state governor, Babagana Zulum is a huge mistake, which is likely to increase security threats in Nigeria’s northeast.
NAF jet destroys insurgents gun trucks at Borgozo in Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed two Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) gun trucks and killed some fighters at Borgozo in Borno.
More Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists fall to Nigerian Army onslaught
Nigerian Army says its troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has continued to exert superiority against remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province elements, thereby neutralising a number of them in recent encounter.
Yobe partners FG, donor agencies to resettle victims of insurgency
Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni has restated readiness to resettle thousands of Boko haram devastated communities already displaced from their ancestral home. Besides, Governor Bunni disclosed that his administration is set to reintegrate 400,000 Out-of-School children in the state into Tsangaya model schools for Quranic and western education. Governor Buni spoke at the opening…
Jire Dole: Agony of Borno women struggling to obtain justice for their missing men
Women of Borno have seen it all: torture, killings and prolonged detention of their sons and husbands by soldiers fighting insurgency in northeastern Nigeria since 2009 when Boko Haram insurgency started.
How army countered Boko Haram’s media-aided war, by ex-spokesman
Former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Sani Kukasheka (rtd.), has said explained how the Nigerian military survived and countered Boko Haram, which had fully deployed the media in the terrorism war.