Police HQ mum as Boko Haram kidnaps Nigerian policeman
A Nigerian policeman has been kidnapped in the country's northeast state, Islamic State West Africa Province claimed on Monday. The Islamic State-backed insurgent group said on its Amaq news agency that the policeman was captured in Babban Gida, Yobe State on Saturday. A van he was travelling in was also seized by the group. It…
Five anti-jihadist fighters killed in Borno attack
Jihadists killed five members of a civilian militia during an attack on a town in conflict-hit northeast Nigeria over the weekend, security sources said Tuesday.
ISWAP kills kidnapped health worker due to 'government's deceit'
An aid worker, who was kidnapped along with five others in July, has been killed by a faction of Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast. The aid worker was a staff of Action Against Hunger. A Nigerian conflict journalist Ahmad Salkida said the aid worker was killed because the Nigerian government deceived ISWAP. "The group, in a…
MNJTF kills seven Boko Haram, ISWAP commanders
Troops of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have neutralised several Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders and terrorists...
Nigerian troops destroy ISWAP training facility
An Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) training camp near Mallam Fatori on the fringes of Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno has been destroyed by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), an official said on Friday. Ibikunle Daramola, NAF's spokesman in a press release said the training facility was destroyed by the…
Six Nigerian soldiers dead in jihadist attacks
Jihadists killed six soldiers and a civilian militia leader as they hit three towns in Nigeria's conflict-torn northeastern state of Borno, security sources and residents told AFP on Friday.
Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, says military
Eight people, including three soldiers, were killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources said.
Nigerian Air Force neutralises dozens of insurgents in Kollaram, Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralised several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at multiple locations within Kollaram, in Borno.