Expanding Humanitarian Access in Northeastern Nigeria - ReliefWeb

Since 2013, Boko Haram militants have escalated attacks in northeastern Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states, generating significant population displacement and humanitarian needs. Conflict-related violence has contributed to acute food insecurity ...and more »

UNHCR requirements for the Nigeria situation in 2017 - Reliefweb

In Nigeria, Boko Haram (BH) elements are reported to have regrouped after having been forced from their stronghold in the Sambisa forest. As such, a greater number of synchronized attacks (mostly improvised explosive devices) targeting the military, ...and more »

Video captures the moment female Boko Haram suicide bomber blows herself up - The Sun

SHOCKING video captures the moment a female Boko Haram suicide bomber blew herself up in Nigeria. The footage emerged as it was claimed the Islamist terror group is abducting and drugging women and forcing them to marry its fighters as part of its ...and more »

Nigerian Army Holds Drill in Sambisa Forest, Former Boko Haram Stronghold - Voice of America

For the first time in years, the Nigerian Army conducted military drills in the Sambisa Forest which previously had been a stronghold for Boko Haram. VOA was given rare access to the exercises. Brigades of the Nigerian Army's 7th Division performed ...and more »

An Incomplete Picture of the Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Region - Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) (press release) (blog)

The broader context of the humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region, particularly in Borno State in the northeast of Nigeria, remains largely unknown to a Western audience, and in the media coverage it is mostly the stories about Boko Haram's ...and more »

[ March 31, 2017 ] Boko Haram decimated to splinter acts of terrorism —DHQ Latest News - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

THE Defence Headquarters, on Thursday, disclosed that the armed forces of Nigeria had been able to decimate and degrade Boko Haram terrorists from their terrogensic activity to splinter acts of terrorism mostly within Borno State. The Director, Defence ...and more »

Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in NE Nigeria - News24

Kano - A Boko Haram faction led by the son of the group's founder is trying to win over civilians by shunning the indiscriminate violence of its longtime figurehead that has alienated locals. Eyewitnesses to a spate of recent raids attributed to ...and more »

Is the Nigerian Army joking? 5 takeaways from the ridiculous confession that Shekau is alive - YNaija

Home » Latest » Cover Stories » Is the Nigerian Army joking? 5 takeaways from the ridiculous confession that Shekau is alive. 7 months after claiming that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau had been killed, the Nigerian army has come out to say that ...and more »

Focus on famine: Situation not 'unsolvable' - MetroNews Canada

United Nations warns that more than five million people in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe are facing a food emergency. Share on Facebook. Tweet · Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Women and young girls wash clothes while others ...and more »

Why we are yet to capture Shekau – DHQ - The Nation Newspaper

The Nigerian Military on Friday gave reasons why the elusive Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has not been captured despite a huge manhunt and the capture of Camp Zero in Sambisa forest. The Director of Defence Information, Major Gen.and more »