Boko Haram Members Killed In Sambisa - Army - Alive For Football

The bomber, believed to be loyal to factional leader Abu Mus'ab Al-Barnawi, targeted the convoy, which was conducting "clearance operations" between Yobe and Borno states, two military officers said. Security sources said the suicide bomber, riding in ...

Nigeria says 15 suspected Boko Haram fighters shot dead - Normangee Star

THE armed forces have restrategised in their onslaught on Boko Haram in the North East and the new approach is yielding results. In a statement issued on Friday by Marie-Pierre Poirier, UNICEF's regional director for West and Central Africa, the UN ...

US announces additional $30 million humanitarian funding for North-east - Naija247news

The U.S. on Friday announced additional $30 million to support the people of north-east Nigeria, where years of brutality by Boko Haram and other militant groups has created a dire humanitarian crisis. The U.S. Embassy in a statement in Abuja said that ...

Nigeria: Suicide Car Bomb Targets Military Convoy in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com

A suicide car bomber has attacked a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, killing five soldiers and injuring another 40, security forces have said. Two military officers told the AFP news agency on Friday that the attacker, believed to be loyal to ...

NAF fighter jets destroys insurgents artillery in Sambisa - Naija247news

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on Friday successfully destroyed an artillery piece being sneaked into Sambisa forest by insurgents. Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air force, disclosed this in a ...

Lake Chad: 600 Teachers Killed, 1200 Schools Closed During Boko Haram Insurgency - 360Nobs.com

No fewer than 600 teachers have lost their lives with over 1,200 schools closed in the Lake Chad region ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency, the United Nations Children's Funds (UNCEF) has said. In a statement issued on Friday by Marie-Pierre Poirier, ...

Boko Haram: 600 teachers killed, 1200 schools closed in Lake Chad region – UNICEF - Daily Post Nigeria

The United Nations Children's Funds, UNCEF, has said that no fewer than 600 school teachers have lost their lives in the Lake Chad region ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency. The UN agency, in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday, ...

Military adopts new approach on Boko Haram - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

THE armed forces have restrategised in their onslaught on Boko Haram in the North East and the new approach is yielding results. The Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, who disclosed this in Abuja on Friday while briefing ...

No Resurgence of Boko Haram in North-East, DHQ Insists - THISDAY Newspapers

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday insisted that there was no resurgence of Boko Haram and terrorism in the North East even as the region faces some level of attacks by remnant of the sects. Director of Defence Information, Major General ...

Over a Year Since Declaring End of Boko Haram, Nigeria Fends Off Reports of Resurgence - Breitbart News

The Nigerian military reportedly insists there is no resurgence of Boko Haram terrorist activities in northeastern Nigeria, considered the group's stronghold and birthplace. Northeastern Nigeria's vast Sambisa Forest, which covers parts of the states ...

Time Stands Still in Niger for Those Displaced by Boko Haram Conflict - ReliefWeb

For years, the Diffa region in southeastern Niger, which borders Nigeria and Chad, has suffered the consequences of the armed conflict between Boko Haram and armies of the area. According to Nigerien authorities, there are now more than 240,000 ...

DHQ dismisses resurgence of B/Haram, as NAF jets strike - Daily Trust

The Defence Headquarters yesterday said the Nigerian Army has adopted new tactics to draw out Boko Haram fighters. Defence spokesman, Major General John Enenche, at a news conference in Abuja yesterday said what appeared to be a resurgence of ...

Five soldiers killed in suicide car bomb attack - The Nation Newspaper

Five soldiers have been killed when a Boko Haram suicide car bomber attacked a military convoy in the Northeast. About 40 others were injured in the Thursday attack at Manguzum village. The attacker targeted the convoy said to be conducting clearance ...

Teachers in Boko Haram-hit region trained to keep schools safe - ReliefWeb

DAKAR, April 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - School teachers in the Lake Chad region where Boko Haram is waging an insurgency are being trained to identify and respond to security threats to protect children from the Islamist group, the United ...

Yushau Shuaib: That NIA's black-budget and mysterious whistle-blower - Daily Post Nigeria

Preparatory to the daring and merciless military operations against Boko Haram members, top officers of security and intelligence agencies were in Lagos and Abuja, towards the end of 2014 to interact with critical stakeholders that matter in shaping ...

Nigeria: There's No Boko Haram Resurgence, Nigerian Military Assures - AllAfrica.com

Director, Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, briefing Newsmen during a Monthly News Conference on Defence and Security in Abuja on Friday (28/4/17). 02329/28/4/2017/Johnson Udeani/ICE/NAN. The Defence Headquarters has reassured ...

US donates $30 million to ease humanitarian crisis in Northeast Nigeria - TV360

The United States of America has announced that it would provide aid to the tune of $30 million to support people facing humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria. The region is the worst hit in the Boko Haram insurgency, with over 20,000 people dead ...

Nigeria Air Force destroys Boko Haram weapon in Sambisa Forest - TV360

The Nigerian Air Force says it has successfully destroyed an artillery piece belonging to the Boko Haram Insurgents in Sambisa forest. Sambisa was the major hideout of the militant sect before the Nigerian Army dislodged them. The Air Force in a ...

US announces $30m in new humanitarian funding for northeast - Nigeria Today

The United States on Friday announced an additional $30 million to support the people of northeast Nigeria, where years of brutality by Boko Haram and other militant groups has created a dire humanitarian crisis. This additional funding brings the ...

Suicide bomber kills five troops in NE Nigeria - Arab News

A Nigerian soldier patrols in the town of Banki in northeastern Nigeria, the scene of fierce clashes between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram insurgents, on Wednesday. (AFP). KANO, Nigeria: At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when ...