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Nigerian army retakes Baga town from Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter The Nigerian army has retaken the north-eastern town of Baga, held by Boko Haram militants since 3 January. In a tweet fro [...]


By Staff Reporter West Africa leaders vow to wage “total war” on Boko Haram The leaders said the Nigerian Islamist group had bec [...]

Nigeria,where oil has become a curse

By Tom Burgis Oil should have made the country rich. Instead, it has distorted its economy, corrupted its political class, paved the way fo [...]

Boko Haram crisis: Niger to send troops to Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Niger is expected to contribute 750 soldiers towards a regional force Niger’s parliament has voted to send troops to [...]

Flee from Boko Haram insurgents-In Pictures

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state to revive the memory of northern Nigeria’s Muslim empires, but for t [...]

Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter The Chadian army is to take a more active role in confronting Boko Haram Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent o [...]

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan vows to defeat Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter Goodluck Jonathan has faced criticism for failing to stop Boko Haram Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed [...]

As Nigerian regime sentences 54 soildiers to death, Boko Haram abducts 100 more villagers

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram has taken control of several towns and villages in the north-east Militants have stormed a remote village in no [...]

Nigeria: hopes for return of kidnapped schoolgirls rise after ceasefire reported

By Staff Reporter Questions surrounded purported deal between Nigerian government and Boko Haram for release of missing schoolgirls Members [...]

Boko Haram abducts 50 women

By Staff Reporter Residents who escaped from areas recently attacked by Boko Haram militants said yesterday that at least 50 young women wer [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]

Boko Haram targets Nigerian World Cup viewers in latest blast

By Staff Reporter Viewers were watching Brazil v Mexico match on public screens No group has accepted or claimed responsibility yet but exp [...]

Boko Haram ‘kidnaps 20 more women’ from village near site of Chibok schoolgirl abduction

By Staff Reporter Militants believed to be from the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have kidnapped 20 women from a settlement near the t [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]

West Africa declares war on Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hag [...]
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