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Boko Haram terrorists kill 48 in...

Boko Haram terrorists kill 48 in...

Africa

Mon, Sep 3 2018

The Boko Haram insurgency, which is in its ninth year, has left 20,000 people dead and displaced 2.6...

18 killed in Boko Haram attack in...

18 killed in Boko Haram attack in...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency has devastated the region since it took up arms in 2009 in...

Gravediggers: 86 killed in Nigeria suicide...

Gravediggers: 86 killed in Nigeria suicide...

Africa

Wed, May 2 2018

The official death toll on Wednesday rose to at least 29 but local residents, a hospital source and rescue...

Islamic State ally stakes out territory...

Islamic State ally stakes out territory...

Africa

Sun, Apr 29 2018

Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) stretches farther and is more entrenched than officials have...

Two suicide bombers kill three in north...

Two suicide bombers kill three in north...

Africa

Sun, Apr 22 2018

The attack came two weeks after residents began returning to the town which was destroyed by Boko Haram...

Militants free scores of abducted Nigerian...

Militants free scores of abducted Nigerian...

Africa

Wed, Mar 21 2018

The kidnapping of 110 girls aged 11-19 on February 19 from Dapchi was the biggest mass abduction since...

UN: Three aid workers killed in militant...

UN: Three aid workers killed in militant...

Africa

Fri, Mar 2 2018

A camp for displaced people in Rann was bombed in an accidental Nigerian Air Force strike last year,...

'105 girls missing' in NE Nigeria after...

'105 girls missing' in NE Nigeria after...

Africa

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The latest attack has also raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist militants...

Twin suicide bombings kill at least...

Twin suicide bombings kill at least...

Africa

Sun, Dec 3 2017

The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometres south of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri,...

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in...

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in...

Africa

Tue, Nov 21 2017

In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated on the far north of Adamawa state, around...

Cameroon illegally deported 100,000...

Cameroon illegally deported 100,000...

Africa

Wed, Sep 27 2017

At least 10.7 million people are in need of assistance in the region, mainly in Nigeria but also in Chad,...

Seven killed in Boko Haram attack on...

Seven killed in Boko Haram attack on...

Africa

Sun, Sep 10 2017

Boko Haram fighters still launch sporadic attacks, laying ambush to troops and vehicles as well as attacking...

Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since...

Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since...

World

Tue, Sep 5 2017

At least 223 civilians died in Nigeria since April, underscoring that the real toll could be far...

Unicef: Boko Haram used 83 kids as ‘human...

Unicef: Boko Haram used 83 kids as ‘human...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The Boko Haram insurgency, has claimed over 20,000 lives and forced more than two million people to flee...

Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in...

Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in...

World

Tue, Aug 8 2017

The fishermen had returned to the fishing hub of Baga earlier and had paddled out to the two islands...

Nigeria church shooting kills 11

Nigeria church shooting kills 11

Africa

Mon, Aug 7 2017

Garba Umar, Anambra State police Commissioner, said 11 people were killed while 18 were injured as a...

Boko Haram militants kidnap 37 women,...

Boko Haram militants kidnap 37 women,...

Africa

Tue, Jul 4 2017

Around 300,000 people displaced by militant attacks have taken refuge in the region, which already grapples...

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped...

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped...

Africa

Sun, May 7 2017

Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy...

Dog saves wedding party from suicide...

Dog saves wedding party from suicide...

Africa

Wed, Apr 5 2017

According to a source, the dog belonged to a resident of the neighbourhood where the wedding took...

Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern...

Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern...

World

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Three bomb explosions took place near Muna Garage, Maiduguri, killing four and injuring 18

Nigerian army ‘crushes’ Boko Haram in...

Nigerian army ‘crushes’ Boko Haram in...

Africa

Sat, Dec 24 2016

Boko Haram, which last year pledged allegiance to IS, has been in the grips of a power struggle since...