Nigeria’s air force said it had killed some senior Boko Haram militants in a raid on the Islamists’ northeast heartland.
Boko Haram Update: 8 Militants Killed, Over 5,000 Hostages Freed In Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Military Says
Eight Boko Haram members were also killed in Operation Lafiya Dole in the country’s northeastern Borno state, the Nigerian army said Sunday.
The heads of about a dozen states discussed the setting up of a joint force to tackle outfits like Boko Haram, which has claimed over 20,000 lives in the past six years.
Serah Luka was among 97 women and children rescued Thursday after clashes between soldiers and Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria.
UN Raises Concerns Over Boko Haram Ties With ISIS, Condemns Extremist Group Ahead Of Summit In Nigeria
The Security Council was set to meet Saturday in Nigeria to evaluate efforts to combat the extremist group, which has been active in the country since 2009.
A severe fuel shortage is behind the move by the Nigeria-based terrorist group, say civilian and military sources in the African nation.
The military conducted the vast operation with Cameroonian troops from the Multinational Joint Task Force, whose mandate is to end Boko Haram’s brutal insurgency.
Boko Haram's Child Army: Drugged Girls Used In Suicide Bombings, Boys Forced To Attack Own Families In Nigeria
The extremist group has increasingly relied on its army of child soldiers as it has lost land in its stronghold in northeastern Nigeria, a new report has found.
In an online statement released Tuesday, the Nigerian military urged other militants to abandon the Islamic insurgency.
“You should know that there is no truce, there is no negotiations,” one of the unidentified masked men reportedly said in the video.
Nigerian senior army officer Col. Samaila Inusa was kidnapped from his car Saturday night in Kaduna near the state-run NNPC oil refinery junction.
Some 219 of the 270 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are still missing two years later.
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Boko Haram Update: Nigerian Army Kills 58 Militants As Buhari Accused Of Exaggerating Victories Over ISIS-Linked Group
Over the last few days, Nigerian troops have been carrying out operations in several villages in the country's northeast.
Boko Haram Update: Cameroon Sentences 89 Militants To Death Amid Fight To Tackle Islamic Group’s Spread
The members are among 850 people arrested in the country on charges of links to Boko Haram, which pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2015.
Dozens were reported killed as Nigeria’s military stepped up a campaign against the militant group over the weekend.
A senior military officer said the emaciated-looking detainees are now being held at Nigeria’s military headquarters in Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram.
A plan to escalate the battle against the terror group emerged from an assessment by the top U.S. Special Operations commander for Africa.
The bombs, which had been seized from militant group Boko Haram, detonated accidentally and were not planted, police said.
Friday's bombing was the latest in a series of deadly attacks in the northern part of the country.
Nigerian Troops Rescue 195 Boko Haram Hostages, Ambush Terrorists Near Sambisa Forest: Army Spokesman
Nigerian army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said troops ambushed Boko Haram militants Wednesday night as they emerged from their hideouts in Sambisa forest.
Burqa Bans Rising In Sub-Saharan Africa As States Fret Over Threat Posed By Suicide Bombers Wearing Full Body Veils
With Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants posing a threat in West Africa, concerns have risen about terrorists using full-body veils to hide bombs.
Two Boko Haram suicide bombers targeted a funeral gathering in the country's north.
Cooperation between the U.S. and African nations has increased as ISIS has exploited a power vacuum in Libya, a U.S. commander said.
The British prime minister will suggest that the country’s potential exit from the EU will likely lead to a dismissal of a deal that permits Britain to conduct controls on French borders.
Attackers stormed the Splendid Hotel in the African nation's capital, leading to an intense exchange of gunfire with security forces.
In a recent media chat, President Muhammadu Buhari said hijab might be outlawed if suicide bombings continue.
Boko Haram More Deadly Than ISIS, With Massacres That Dwarf Paris Attacks And San Bernardino Shooting
While the Islamic State group was reportedly responsible for 6,073 fatalities in 2014, Boko Haram was even more lethal, with a body count of 6,644.
President Muhammadu Buhari has given a Dec. 31 deadline to the country's army to defeat the militant group, which has killed tens of thousands of people.
According to Unicef, the militant group Boko Haram has put more than a million children out of school in Northern Africa.