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Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram in deadly battle

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram in deadly battle

Gallant troops of the Nigerian Army 112 Battalion deployed at Ajiri in Borno State on Sunday successful repelled a deadly Boko Haram attack on their location. Military insiders familiar with the matter said the terrorists descended on the location held by Company [...]

May 4, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram now occupying Niger communities

Boko Haram now occupying Niger communities

The Niger State government says Boko Haram has hoisted its flags in Kaure and Shiroro local government areas of the state. The North-central state is about 140km to the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria’s seat of power. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, [...]

April 27, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Sacks Military Base In Borno

Boko Haram Sacks Military Base In Borno

Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād on Sunday attacked a Nigerian Army location at 156 Battalion in Mainok area, Borno State, killing [...]

April 26, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Geidam under Boko Haram attack

Geidam under Boko Haram attack

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists are currently attacking Geidam, the headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State and hometown of the acting Inspector-General of the Police, Baba Alkali. Hopefornigeriaonline’s correspondent could hear sounds of heavy gunfire as he spoke [...]

April 24, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Borno’s Damasak Town Comes Under Boko Haram Attack

Borno’s Damasak Town Comes Under Boko Haram Attack

Damasak town in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State has again come under Boko Haram attack on Tuesday.  A military source told Hopefornigeriaonline that the terrorists have, however, been repelled by the soldiers of 145 Battalion. He said [...]

April 14, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Terrorists kill seven, displace 5,000 in Adamawa

Terrorists kill seven, displace 5,000 in Adamawa

Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) has confirmed that Boko Haram terrorists killed seven people, including three children, and displaced about 5,000 people when they attacked Hong Local Council in Adamawa State on Friday. Stating this yesterday in Yola, secretary [...]

April 12, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Burns UN Facilities In Borno, Attacks Workers

Boko Haram Burns UN Facilities In Borno, Attacks Workers

The Boko Haram fighters, in a fresh wave of attacks, invaded Damasak town in Borno State on Saturday, setting fire on United Nations facilities and forcing humanitarian workers to flee for their lives. SaharaReporters learnt that the terrorists, aided by [...]

April 12, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigeria Air Force dismisses Boko Haram video

Nigeria Air Force dismisses Boko Haram video

The Nigerian Air Force has dismissed a video by Boko Haram where the terror group claimed it shot down a missing alpha jet. The air force had declared the jet missing during an operation against the terrorists in Borno on Wednesday. On [...]

April 3, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Eight Killed, Many Injured As Boko Haram Terrorists

Eight Killed, Many Injured As Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush

At least, eight Boko Haram insurgents were killed on Friday when the group ambushed a convoy of Borno State Resettlement and Relief Committee officials. Hopefornigeriaonline gathered that some policemen and soldiers in the convoy however sustained injuries during the attack [...]

April 3, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigerian Alpha Jet Goes Missing During Boko Haram Operation

Nigerian Alpha Jet Goes Missing During Boko Haram Operation

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha-Jet has gone missing during an air interdiction mission in battle with Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State in the North-East. Hopefornigeriaonline learnt that the fighter jet went missing on Wednesday around 5pm, amidst fears that [...]

April 1, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram's Resilience Is Unprecedented

Idriss Deby: Boko Haram’s Resilience Is Unprecedented

On Saturday, the President of Chad Republic, Idriss Itno, lamented the impact of Boko Haram around Lake Chad basin, describing the sect as evil. Itno said this while answering questions from State House correspondents after a meeting he had with [...]

March 29, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Leah Sharibu delivers second baby

Boko Haram: Leah Sharibu delivers second baby in captivity ‘under one year’

The Dapchi Christian Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, has delivered a second baby in Boko Haram captivity, according to a United States-based group, US-Nigeria Law Group. The group noted that the young girl had both children in 2020 following the terrorists’ announcement [...]

March 27, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Troops Destroy Scores Of Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops Destroy Scores Of Boko Haram Terrorists

On Saturday, 13 March, 2021, elements of Boko Haram Terrorists and their Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) counterparts operating along the fringes of the Lake Chad and the Tumbus met their waterloo when they encountered dogged troops of Sector [...]

March 15, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Kagara School Abduction In Niger State

Buhari Condemns Kagara School Abduction In Niger State, Dispatches Army, Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following which a yet to be ascertained number of staff and students have been abducted by gunmen. Following [...]

February 17, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Bandits Attack Niger Secondary School

BREAKING: Many Students Missing As Bandits Attack Niger Secondary School

Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits on Wednesday invaded Government Science Secondary School in Kagara, headquarters of Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, abducting an unknown number of staff members and students. SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen also killed [...]

February 17, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Currently Attacking Dikwa In Borno

BREAKING: Boko Haram Currently Attacking Dikwa In Borno

Dreaded armed members of Boko Haram sect in large gun trucks and motorcycles have invaded Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, engaging military troops in a gun battle. According to Vanguard, hundreds of residents have fled to the bush [...]

January 30, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Currently Attacking Yobe Community

EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram Terrorists Invade Bassa Communities In Niger, Abduct 50 Residents

There has been tension in Bassa, Kukoki communities in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State after Boko Haram terrorists invaded the areas, abducting no fewer than 50 residents. SaharaReporters gathered that the terrorists, working together with bandits, attacked [...]

January 28, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Abubakar Garba Idris

Abubakar Garba Idris Kidnapped By Boko Haram (Photos)

“This Is How He Celebrated You. Please Rescue Him” – Man Begs Buhari As He Shares Photo Of Aid Worker Abducted By Boko Haram Making The 4+4 Re-election Sign A Nigerian photographer and humanitarian, Mohammed Chiroma has begged President Buhari [...]

January 22, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Planning To Kidnap Borno

Boko Haram Planning To Kidnap Borno, Yobe Residents, Obtain National Identity Numbers – Military Sources

Boko Haram terrorists are planning to intensify abduction of travellers and residents along Borno and Yobe states’ roads in order to obtain their National Identity Numbers (NINs) and use the same for registration of SIM cards, according to multiple military [...]

January 15, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Currently Attacking Yobe Community

BREAKING: Boko Haram Currently Attacking Yobe Community

Boko Haram terrorists in several gun trucks are presently attacking Geidam community in Yobe State, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. A source told SaharaReporters on Wednesday that the insurgents attacked the community around 6:00pm and [...]

January 8, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Gunmen In Military Uniform Kidnap Two Teachers In Delta

Gunmen In Military Uniform Kidnap Two Teachers In Delta

Armed men in military uniform have kidnapped two teachers at Ohorhe Secondary School, Uvwie Local Government of Delta State as insecurity worsens across the state. A teacher in the school, who spoke to SaharaReporters on condition of anonymity on Tuesday, [...]

December 9, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
N2.2bn On Prayers Against Boko Haram

How Dasuki, Ex-NNPC GM Spent N2.2bn On Prayers Against Boko Haram —EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission investigating officer, Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2bn was spent on prayers by Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, and Aminu Baba-Kusa, a former General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to [...]

November 11, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Invades Borno

Boko Haram Invades Borno, Destroys Telecom Mast, Other Facilities

Heavily armed Boko Haram terrorists on Monday invaded Magumeri Local Government Headquarters of Borno state and firstly razed down the only functional Telecommunications mast before setting ablaze other infrastructural facilities. Just last week, some terrorists invaded surrounding communities of Magumeri [...]

August 18, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers

Buhari: Boko Haram Fighters Are Scavengers Desperate For Food

Speaking at a virtual meeting in the presidential villa on Tuesday, Buhari said the service chiefs had done their best but they need to develop in terms of intelligence gathering. The meeting was attended by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, heads [...]

August 12, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Fighters

Garba Shehu: Accept Repentant Boko Haram Fighters Or They Go Back To Terrorism

The Presidency on Wednesday asked Nigerians not to reject repentant Boko Haram fighters unless they want the terrorists to take up arms and resume terrorism from which they’ve repented. The presidency also dismissed as untrue, the insinuation that the current [...]

August 6, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Executes, Amir Baba-kaka ‘Governor Of Lake Chad’ In Power Struggle

The new leadership of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and members of the Shura council have executed 3 top commanders including the once most powerful jihadist warlord in-charge of all terrorists activities and operations along the Tumbus [...]

July 28, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Invades Borno

Boko Haram Burns Hospital In Dapchi, District Head’s Palace

Residents of Dapchi in Yobe State have described the attack on the community on Monday as the biggest so far carried out by Boko Haram militants. During the attack, the insurgents burnt down the palace of Dapchi District Head and [...]

May 19, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

The Defence Headquarters says it has rehabilitated and is releasing former Boko Haram fighters as a shift from the use of arms and weapons to a soft approach to the war against insurgency in the Northeast. The Acting Defence Spokesman, [...]

February 16, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram Killings

Boko Haram Killings: Blame The Massacre On The Travellers And Not Us – Army

Boko Haram Killings: Major General Olusegun Adeniyi theatre commander. Reacting to the governor’s accusation, blamed the attack travellers for disobeying the 5p.m. highway curfew between Maiduguri and Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state. Mr Adeniyi. The incident would not have [...]

February 12, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Rights group claims International NGOs working with insurgents in Borno

A Civil Rights group, Coalition for Good Governance and Change, CGG, has alleged that some international Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, were passing classified military information to Boko Haram sect, thereby making the war against insurgency difficult. CGG, thereby, called for a [...]

October 8, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror