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Nigeria: Satellite Imagery Shows Strikes on Settlement - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch reviewed satellite imagery in the town of Rann, Kala Balge Borno State, recorded on the morning after the attack and identified two distinct areas of destruction in densely populated areas on the western side of the town that are ...and more »

Collateral Damage: More civilians killed in Nigeria's war on terror - Daily Maverick

More than 100 people were killed this week when the Nigerian air force accidentally bombed a camp for internally displaced people. But the government's grovelling apologies fail to mask a broader truth: that for Nigeria's armed forces, civilian lives ...and more »

Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram is going to be long and messy - CNN

(CNN) The admission by Nigeria that its air force accidentally targeted a camp for people who have been internally displaced represents a significant change in attitude by the forces fighting the terrorist insurgency known as Boko Haram. In what the ...and more »

Nigeria air strike: dozens dead as camp for internally displaced people hit by mistake - The Guardian

People stand next to site of bombing in Rann, northeast Nigeria, on Tuesday. Photograph: HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images. Dozens of people have been killed after a Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombed a camp where thousands of families displaced during the ...and more »

British Red Cross shocked by deaths of civilians and six Red Cross aid workers in Nigeria - British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is shocked and saddened by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike yesterday on the town of Rann, near the border of Nigeria and Cameroon. The six Red Cross workers were in ...and more »

Boko Haram's legacy of fear and ruin delays return of displaced Nigerians - The Guardian

An abandoned village between Mafa and Dikwa towns in Borno state. Photograph: Adrian Ouvry/Mercy Corps. The homecoming of tens of thousand of Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency has been prevented by enduring fear of the Islamists and ...and more »

Suicide attack hits Nigeria's University of Maiduguri -

At least four killed and 15 wounded when a suicide bomber believed to be a teenage girl detonated herself in Maiduguri. 16 Jan 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0 ...and more »

The university that defied Boko Haram's reign of terror for years has been bombed - Quartz

The University of Maiduguri, the largest university in the northeastern Borno state that has defiantly stayed open even at the height of the Boko Haram insurgency, has been bombed. Two bomb blasts occurred in the early hours of today (Jan. 16) at the ...and more »

Nigeria: Death Toll Rising in Rann Attack - Doctors Without Borders

The number of people killed in the horrific military attack on civilians in Rann, northeastern Nigeria, three days ago, now stands at about 90 according to what teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) witnessed in the ...and more »

Death Toll in Mistaken Bombing of Camp in Nigeria Climbs to 70 - New York Times

DAKAR, Senegal — The number of people killed in an accidental military bombing at a Nigerian camp for displaced people has increased to 70, aid groups said on Wednesday, with at least nine of them humanitarian workers. The mistaken attack came after a ...and more »