UPDATE | 8 killed in Boko Haram attack on army post in southeastern Niger

2020-03-10 11:03

An attack by Boko Haram jihadists on an army post in the southeastern Niger region of Diffa has left eight dead and three missing, according to state radio.

Two killed, 20 homes torched in Cameroon Boko Haram attack

2020-02-04 22:00

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have attacked a village in northern Cameroon, torching homes and killing two civilians just days before legislative and municipal elections, security sources say.

Chad: 'More than a dozen killed in Boko Haram attack'

2019-12-18 22:55

More than a dozen people were killed in a Boko Haram attack on a fishing village in western Chad on Tuesday, a government official has said.

Four soldiers 'killed by Boko Haram' at Lake Chad base

2019-12-02 22:00

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed four Chadian troops in a newly established military outpost on Lake Chad, the military and local officials said.

Nigeria urged to free children detained over Boko Haram ties

2019-09-10 12:08

Human Rights Watch urged Nigeria to release thousands of children detained by the military over suspected links with Boko Haram.

Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency

2019-07-31 15:43

Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.

Death, anguish and flickers of hope - 10 years of Boko Haram

2019-07-30 11:47

A decade later, one of the world's most dangerous armed groups is still wreaking havoc in the region it sprouted from.

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

2019-07-28 11:46

Local hunters and militia recovered nearly two dozen bodies after survivors returned to the village and alerted them.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food

2019-06-28 09:11

Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.

Five Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

2019-05-27 06:28

Five Nigerian soldiers have been killed and a number are missing after an ambush by Boko Haram's Islamic State-backed faction.

 

Boko Haram jihadists attack Niger army position after lull in conflict

2020-03-09 13:08

Boko Haram jihadists have attacked an army position in southeastern Niger, according to sources, following a lull in violence since the end of last year.

Boko Haram kills five in northeast Nigeria: sources

2020-01-24 22:32

Gunmen from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed five people and abducted several others as they collected firewood in restive northeast Nigeria, security sources say.

Sudan says it captured six Boko Haram suspects

2019-12-05 19:29

Sudan's army says it has caught six Chadians accused of belonging to Boko Haram, in the country's first such arrests of suspected members of the jihadist group which originated in Nigeria.

Ten Nigerian troops killed in jihadist ambush: military sources

2019-11-07 21:55

At least 10 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and nine severely injured in an ambush by jihadists in restive northeast Nigeria, military sources say.

UN says 66 kidnapped in southeast Niger in July

2019-09-06 14:00

At least 66 civilians were kidnapped in July in southeastern Niger near the border with Nigeria where the jihadist group Boko Haram is active, a UN source says.

WATCH: Boko Haram - A decade of terror explained

2019-07-31 05:49

How the death of one man 10 years ago sparked an unending campaign of terror in Nigeria and beyond.

Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria

2019-07-29 18:25

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said.

The brave women fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria

2019-07-11 12:52

More than 100 women are working with security agents in Borno state to thwart Boko Haram attacks.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on key town

2019-05-29 17:22

Nigerian soldiers have repelled an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on the northeast city of Maiduguri, security sources and residents say.

Blast kills Chad soldiers, journalist after Boko Haram attack

2019-05-26 13:09

Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources said Sunday.

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