When Nigeria’s military claimed Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had been badly wounded in an air strike 2016, the jihadist chief soon appeared in a video to deny another of the many reports of his impending death.
Kidnapping for ransom has become an industry in restive northern Nigerian states where over 700 people have been abducted at education institutions since December.
A soldier identified as Kila Jima fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state has reportedly committed suicide.
The new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Sunday, assured that the ongoing war against Boko Haram will soon be over.
Boko Haram terrorists and their ISWAP counterparts operating along the fringes of Lake Chad and the Tumbus met their end when they encountered the troops of Sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole on Saturday, 13 March 2021.
The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has said the concept of deradicalisation of Boko Haram terrorists otherwise known as Safe Corridor is not working as expected.
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has released a new video in which he spoke about the new Service Chiefs, saying “there is nothing they can do”.
Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed it was behind the abduction of hundreds of students in northwestern Nigeria, in what appears to be a major expansion of the jihadist group’s activities into new areas.
Another set of Boko Haram terrorists has laid ambush along Monguno- Maiduguri axis as they attacked the returning convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday evening.
The Defence Headquarters says 13 Boko Haram terrorists alongside six women and 17 children from Kodila village, have surrendered to troops in Borno.