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Nigerian military kills 81 Boko Haram militants in clearance operations

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Government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Monday. The operations covered...
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Boko Haram insurgents regrouping in Nigeria’s central north state border

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Nigerian official Friday raised an alarm over the regrouping of dislodged Boko Haram insurgents along with the central north states of Nasarawa/Benue border, seeking...
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13 civilians killed by Boko Haram in Cameroon

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Thirteen civilians were killed early Friday in a suicide bombing attack by terror group Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North, local sources said. ...
Cameroon and Chad

3 killed, 1 injured in Boko Haram raid in Cameroon’s Far North region

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At least three civilians were killed and one other wounded when Boko Haram militants raided a village in Cameroon's Far North region early Monday,...

School boys abducted by jihadists in Nigeria released, state TV says

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Nigerian school boys abducted in an attack claimed by jihadist group Boko Haram have been released, state television reported late Thursday citing the local...
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Boko Haram claims school kidnapping in northern Nigeria

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Terror group Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed responsibility for abducting over 300 students in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina. A total of 333 students from...
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Two soldiers injured, 14 houses torched in Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon

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At least two soldiers of Cameroon elite forces Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) were injured and 14 houses were burned to ashes overnight into Thursday...
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UN office retracts casualty figure on killing of farmers in NE Nigeria

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A UN office has retracted its initial casualty figure of farmers reportedly killed by Boko Haram in a Nigerian village. In a statement sent to...
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ECOWAS condemns killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Nigeria

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The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday condemned in strongest terms an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern...
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Cameroonian troops repel Boko Haram attacks in Far North region

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Cameroonian army said on Monday its troops have repelled coordinated attacks on a civilian community by Boko Haram group in the country's Far North...
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Nigerian military confirms Boko Haram fighters killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military confirmed Friday that an unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes around Tudun Wulgo and Tumbun Gini in...
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3 killed, 5 kidnapped in Boko Haram raids in Cameroon’s Far North region

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At least three civilians were killed and five others abducted when terror group Boko Haram raided a locality in Cameroon's Far North region Thursday...
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS NIGERIAN'S 58TH INDEPENDENCE. President Muhammadu Buhari on a motorcade as Nigerian Marks 58th Independence Anniversary with a parade of Military hardware at theEagle Square, Abuja. OCTOBER 1 2018. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

Death toll from Boko Haram ambush on Nigerian government convoy rises to 18

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Nigerian military confirmed on Sunday the death toll from the extremist group Boko Haram's ambush on a government officials' convoy in Borno state on...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian troops kill 7 Boko Haram commanders in military operations

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Nigerian military said on Thursday that some senior commanders of the extremist group Boko Haram were killed during recent military operations in the...
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Cameroon court jails five soldiers for killing women and children

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A military court in Cameroon on Monday found five soldiers guilty of killing two women and their two small children. Four of the accused received...
Boko Haram Nigeria

5 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military’s operation

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The Nigerian military on Monday confirmed five militants were killed in the latest operation against the Boko Haram group in the country's northeast region. ...

Nigeria to airdrop relief items to vulnerable people in North Eastern region

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Nigerian government planned to airdrop food and non-food items to vulnerable people in areas inaccessible due to floods and insecurity in Borno state, northeast...
Boko Haram Nigeria

5 killed in suspected Boko Haram raids in Cameroon’s Far North region

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Suspected members of terror group Boko Haram killed five civilians and injured several others on Monday night in raids on the remote localities of...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian military says at least 128 Boko Haram militants killed

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The Nigerian military on Thursday confirmed at least 128 Boko Haram militants have been killed in separate operations held this month in the...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian military kills dozens of Boko Haram militants in airstrikes

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Dozens of Boko Haram militants were killed in separate airstrikes by the Nigerian military in recent operations within the country's northeast region and...
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Boko Haram to recruit fighters from Nigeria’s IDPs camps – Umaru Zulum

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Umaru Zulum, governor of Nigeria's restive northeastern state of Borno, on Saturday warned that the Boko Haram insurgents are negotiating with fighters from the...
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Nigerian troops kill 8 Boko Haram militants in repelled attacks

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Eight Boko Haram militants were killed when Nigerian troops repelled an attack by the extremist group in the country's northeastern state of Borno, an...
MOGADISHU, April 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman helps her child to wash her hands as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somali, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base

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Terror group Boko Haram has attacked a military base in Nigeria's northeastern town of Kukawa, local media reported on Wednesday. An unspecified...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president says Boko Haram not better equipped than military

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday denied the assumption that Boko Haram, the terrorist group inside the country, has far more weapons and money...
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Boko Haram kills 5 aid workers in Nigeria

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Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the killing of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted in Nigeria's restive Borno state. ...
Nigerian Police

Nigerian police rescue 2 soldiers abducted by Boko Haram

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The Nigerian police said Tuesday they rescued two soldiers abducted by terror group Boko Haram in the country's northeastern region. Two soldiers...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president condemns Boko Haram for attacking UN aid helicopter

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the terrorist group Boko Haram for attacking a United Nations aid helicopter in the country's northeast...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed in NE Nigeria

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Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in an airstrike in the Sambisa forest in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said an official...
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Nigerian army vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after attack

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Nigerian military on Wednesday vowed to pursue Boko Haram terrorists after the Tuesday attack that killed innocent women and children in a village in...
Cameroon army

Cameroon army kills 4 Boko Haram militants

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At least four militants of terror group Boko Haram were killed when Cameroonian troops repelled a coordinated attack launched in the country's Far North...