Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Boko Haram


Chibok girl found after two years, first since abduction by Nigeria's Boko Haram

May 18, 2016 6:51 pm

Amina Ali was discovered last night in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno state by civilian vigilantes assisting the military and brought back to her home town of Mbalala, near Chibok.

Cameroon says 5 Boko Haram leaders arrested; dozens freed

May 14, 2016 4:39 pm

Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma said Saturday that the raids targeted Boko Haram's bases in the Madawaya forest earlier this month.

Boko Haram killings: Don't proclaim victory yet, Lake Chand countries warned

May 04, 2016 8:36 am

Nigeria and its neighbours Cameroon, Chad and Niger are due to hold a security summit in Abuja on May 14 with international partners including Britain, France and the United States.

Boko Haram using more children as suicide bombers: Report

April 13, 2016 11:16 am

One of every five suicide bombers deployed by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, usually a girl, according to the report.

Nigeria to verify if would-be bomber in Cameroon a kidnapped Chibok girl

March 27, 2016 5:05 pm

In 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Boko Haram has carried out suicide bombings often using girls.

Nigeria blast: Suicide bombers kill 22 at mosque

March 16, 2016 4:13 pm

It is the first attack on Maiduguri since December 28, when Boko Haram attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, killing at least 50 people.

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead: officials

February 01, 2016 7:34 am

The shooting, burning and explosions from three suicide bombers continued for nearly four hours in the unprotected area.

At least 65 people killed in attack in Nigeria's Maiduguri city

January 31, 2016 7:33 pm

A Nigerian military spokesman said that Boko Haram militants attacked the community of Dalori, about 5 km east of Maiduguri, on Saturday evening.

Two female suicide bombers attack Cameroon mosque, killing 10

January 13, 2016 6:44 pm

The attack killed at least 10 people and wounded about a dozen others.

At least 30 killed as Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city

December 28, 2015 7:54 pm

About 60 people had wounds from bullets and shrapnel from explosive devices, she said. Other wounded people had to be sent to other hospitals in the city.


Niger steps up fight against Boko Haram

February 20, 2016 7:40 pm