Tag: insurgents

Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Boko Haram is showing more audacity, as seen in fresh attacks

The scourge of the Boko Haram is one thing that many Nigerians would agree has been felt for many years. ...

AzeezFebruary 12, 2018

The Big 5: JAMB suspends official over ‘swallowed’ N36m, Liberia’s Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should monitor today. Nigerians who own property in the United ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 1, 2018

700 persons have been freed from Boko Haram captivity – Military

The Nigerian Military has rescued 700 people from Boko Haram insurgents. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 8 Division, Timothy Antigha, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

Troops repel attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents

Nigeria’s Army said it repelled an attack on Monday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri. Maj. General Nicholas Rogers, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

Police confirms threat to bomb FCT, 6 other states

The Nigerian Police Force have confirmed the threat to attack the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and six other states in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Army, Boko Haram insurgents engage in fierce gun battle in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday repelled an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Magumeri town, the headquarters of Magumeri Local ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2017

Troops kill fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Monday said troops killed two fleeing Boko Haram insurgents at Aisaram Village in Gubio Local Government Area ...

AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe village

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have attacked Goniri village in Yobe state. According to a villager, the insurgents ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

Court sentences 45 Boko Haram insurgents

The Federal High Court in Kainji, Niger, has sentenced 45 Boko Haram members to between 3 to 31 years in ...

AzeezOctober 9, 2017

Army ambush Boko Haram insurgents smuggling food into Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army has said some Boko Haram insurgents were ambushed while smuggling food into the Sambisa Forest area. The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

Nigerian Army hand over 760 “cleared” Boko Haram members to Borno Govt

The Nigeria Army Friday, said it has transferred 760 suspected members of Boko Haram to the Borno Government for reintegration ...

AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

Troops kill 2 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno ambush

The Nigerian Army said troops have killed two Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush by 202 Battalion of Operation Lafiya ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

FG to prosecute 2,541 Boko Haram members

The Federal Government Sunday, announced plans on how to handle the cases of suspected  members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram terror, ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 9 IDPs in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have killed nine people in the Rann Internally Displaced Persons camp in Borno. An aid worker and a ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents not controlling 7 Borno LGAs – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday said reports that terrorist group, Boko Haram currently control seven Local Government Areas(LGAs) in Borno state ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill Imam, 4 others in Borno village

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Sunday killed the Chief Imam of Kurmiri village in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno state. ...

AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 6 Civilian JTF members in Borno village

Boko Haram insurgents have killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force during an attack near an IDPs camp ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Troops kill Boko Haram insurgents in ambush

The Nigerian Army said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed many Boko Haram terrorists in ambush at the early ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

‘Boko Haram insurgents attack IDPs camp in Borno’

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday reportedly attacked an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Gamboru Ngala local government area of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN condemns attack on IDPs

The United Nations has condemned the attack by Boko Haram insurgents at the Banki Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 4 farmers in Borno

Four farmers have been killed by Boko Haram members in a drive-by shooting in Borno state, AFP reports. According to ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Air Force drops bombs on Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has neutralised hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists in Garin Maloma area of Sambisa ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents abduct 9 in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped 9 people in two separate attacks in Borno. Local vigilantes said one person was killed and ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2017

68 Boko Haram insurgents surrender to troops in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 68 Boko Haram insurgents have surrendered to troop in Borno. Deputy Director Public Relations, ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Our kidnap by Boko Haram was as a result of a botched robbery – Chibok girls

Some abducted Chibok girls have said the kidnapping of over 200 girls from Chibok town by Boko Haram was accidental. ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Just In: Boko Haram insurgents attack two Adamawa communities

Two communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State have been attacked by Boko Haram. Channels TV reports that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

DSS arrests Boko Haram cell leader, kidnappers of German, others

As part of efforts to consolidate efforts to degrade, contain and deter the activities of terrorists and insurgents, kidnappers and ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents attack Adamawa village, burn houses

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday attacked villagers in Ghumbili community in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, Vanguard reports. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

Airforce releases aerial video of attack on Boko Haram

The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has released a video of ambush which has been known to be the main base of ...

AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Go into forests and wipe out Boko Haram insurgents | Buratai tells troops

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has urged troops to advance into forests and wipe out remnants of Boko Haram ...

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