Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state
6th May 2017

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Two teenage suicide bombers have blown up themselves in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State, killing themselves and five others. Police confirmed Friday’s incident and blamed Boko Haram for the latest … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack
9th Apr 2017

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Five people were injured Saturday when two suicide attackers blew themselves up outside a mosque in a northeastern Nigerian city. The two female suicide bombers targeting a mosque at Juddumuri near a Federal … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus
16th Jan 2017

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI,  (AA): Dozen have been feared dead and many injured as twin bomb explosions hit a major university in the restive Nigeria’s Maiduguri city early Monday morning. Police said the explosions occurred within the premises of … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12
27th Dec 2016

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up Monday at the crowded cattle market in Nigeria’s northeast regional capital of Maiduguri, injuring 12 people. The bombers, both female, sneaked into Kasuwan Shanu Cattle … Continued

Nigeria: 8 killed in minibus explosion in Maiduguri
2nd Nov 2016

Nigeria: 8 killed in minibus explosion in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): Just days after weekend suicide bombings, eight Boko Haram suicide bombers were killed in a minibus explosion near a military checkpoint Tuesday morning, said the army. Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman claimed all the … Continued

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State
27th Sep 2016

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Eight soldiers and 25 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in two separate encounters in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state on Sunday as government troops intensified operations to clear the insurgency from the region, according to … Continued

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort
20th Sep 2016

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Six civilians were killed and three soldiers injured in a Monday attack on a military escort by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, according to an army spokesman. Sani Usman said “suspected … Continued

Cameroon: 4 people killed in Boko Haram attack
11th Aug 2016

Cameroon: 4 people killed in Boko Haram attack

MAROUA,  (AA): At least four people were killed in Cameroon’s Far North Region in an attack attributed to Boko Haram, security sources told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “Elements of the terrorist group entered the Cameroonian village of Gambarou located between … Continued

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram
27th Jun 2016

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): The Nigerian army said on Sunday it had “liberated over 5,000 people” from several northeastern villages where they had been held by Boko Haram militants. “Troops of 21 Brigade and Civilian JTF [Joint Task … Continued

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels
15th May 2016

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): World leaders on Saturday pledged to stand with Nigeria and her neighbors against Boko Haram, a “murderous” group which requires a “sustained and comprehensive approach” to combat. They spoke in the Nigerian capital Abuja … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing
14th May 2016

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA):  Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s suicide attack on a government building in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, killing three people, including the bomber. In a terse statement accompanied by a picture … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri
17th Mar 2016

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 24 worshippers were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at a mosque on the outskirts of the restive Nigerian city of Maiduguri early Wednesday morning, national state emergency services said. “So … Continued

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon
20th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon

MAROUA, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s northern city of Mora, near the Nigerian border on Friday. Mindjiyawa Bakary, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, said that … Continued

Nigeria: 58 killed in bombings at Internally Displaced Persons camp
12th Feb 2016

Nigeria: 58 killed in bombings at Internally Displaced Persons camp

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA): Tuesday’s suicide bombings at a displaced persons camp in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Dikwa killed 58 people and injured 78 others, Nigerian relief agency NEMA has said. “Suicide bombing suspected to be by Boko … Continued

Cameroon: Eleven killed in suicide attack in Nguetchewe
11th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Eleven killed in suicide attack in Nguetchewe

MAROUA, (AA): At least 11 people were killed after a female suicide bomber blew herself up in Cameroon’s northern city of Nguetchewe near the Nigerian border on Wednesday morning, local sources told Anadolu Agency. “Two suicide bombers visited a wake … Continued

Cameroon: Suicide bombings in north Cameroon kill 20
26th Jan 2016

Cameroon: Suicide bombings in north Cameroon kill 20

By Peter Kum   MAROUA, (AA): At least 20 people were killed in three separate attacks in Cameroon’s Far North region on Monday, local officials said. Suicide bombers thought to be linked to Boko Haram, struck simultaneously in Bodo town at around … Continued

Nigeria: 17 killed in suicide attacks in Madagali
29th Dec 2015

Nigeria: 17 killed in suicide attacks in Madagali

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA): At least 17 people were killed in twin suicide attacks Monday at a motor park in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Madagali, according to the Adamawa state emergency management agency,  which added that 41 others … Continued

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