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Nigerians fear 'no end in sight' to Boko Haram fight -

Babakura Lawan sat under a tree and unbuttoned his shirt to show a host of scars on his shoulder, arm and back. Lawan, who is part of a militia helping the Nigerian army in its fight against Boko Haram, the armed group that has pledged its allegiance ...and more »

Scores killed as Boko Haram attack Bama Barracks - Daily Post Nigeria

Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed on Friday evening during a failed attempt to attack military Barrack in Bama town of Bama local government area of Borno State. DAILY POST learnt that the attackers engaged the military within the hours of 6 ...and more »

Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno - The Punch

Olaleye Aluko and Kayode Idowu. The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed that Boko Haram terrorists “attempted to attack” a military outpost in Bama, where two persons were killed a policeman and an Internally Displaced Person. The Director, Army Public ...and more »

Boko Haram: 57 Percent of Schools in Borno Closed, Says UNICEF - THISDAY Newspapers

By Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri. The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) yesterday said the humanitarian crisis brought on the North-east by the protracted Boko Haram insurgency was dire, leaving three million children in need of emergency ...and more »

Boko Haram: Borno government flags off campaign on counter narrative against insurgency - Daily Post Nigeria

Borno State Government on Monday charged religious leaders, traditional rulers and stakeholders to key into the campaign on counter narrative against insurgent's ideologies by enlightening the people to desist from extremism and other forms of violence.and more »

Nigerian lawyer wins award for educating Boko Haram children - Deutsche Welle

He is credited with helping to facilitate the release of dozens of abducted Chibok girls from the Boko Haram terrorist group. But who is Zannah Bukar Mustapaha? He is a lawyer, a negotiator and now an educator. Mustapha ventured into teaching a decade ...and more »

Nigeria's Boko Haram trials to be held behind closed doors - New Vision

An image grab made on October 31, 2014 from a video obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau (C) delivering a speech. Photo/AFP. "There will be no access to the media," said the official, who asked ...and more »

What Buhari told Nigerians at Independence (FULL TEXT) - Premium Times

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians on Sunday morning on the celebration of the country's 57th Independence Anniversary. The president spoke on diverse issues like power, corruption and security. Read the president's full speech below.and more »

Boko Haram: US announces $54m aid for Nigeria, 3 others - SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

By Prudence Arobani. New York – The U.S. Government has announced 54 million dollars in addition to humanitarian assistance to Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and the four countries affected by the Boko Haram violence. U.S. Under Secretary for Political ...and more »

Boko Haram lunches fresh attack on Bama - The Nation Newspaper

…set military base ablaze, kill one mopol. Barely one week after some Internally Displaced People from Bama staged a protest to return to their town but were prevented by security agents, Boko Haram insurgents Saturday lunched a fresh attack on ...and more »