Boko Haram News
Cameroon: 15 dead in overnight attack; officials blame Boko Haram
Fifteen people were shot dead in an overnight attack in north Cameroon, blamed on Boko Haram Islamists, a security source said on Saturday.
Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82
Kano: Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in North East Nigeria, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said.
Nigeria: At least 31 fishermen killed by Boko Haram in two separate attacks
t least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria
Nigeria: Five Boko Haram militants arrested in Kano; police foils attack on markets, places of worship
Police in Nigeria's Kano said they arrested five suspected Boko Haram militants after a gunfight, marking a flare-up of jihadist violence in the city.
India ranked 3 among countries hit most by terror attacks in 2016; Pakistan follows at rank 4: Report
The total number of terror attacks in 2016 decreased by 9 percent, and total deaths due to terrorist attacks decreased by 13 percent compared to 2015.
Cameroon army vessel capsizes: 34 soldiers missing says security source
"dozens" of troops go missing after a boat carrying Rapid Intervention Brigade capsized off the country's southwestern coast
Cameroon bombings: 14 dead, 30 injured in twin suicide attacks likely by Boko Haram
Cameroon's Far North region, which borders Nigeria, has seen a resurgence in attacks blamed on Boko Haram after months of relative calm.
Nigeria: 19 killed, 23 wounded by Boko Haram suicide bombers in Maiduguri
Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 19 people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths, police in Nigeria said on Wednesday. It was the deadliest attack in months in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
Niger army kills 14 civilians mistaking them for Boko Haram fighters: Official
Niger's army has killed 14 displaced people who were mistaken for jihadists in the restive southeast where Boko Haram Islamists have staged regular attacks
Multiple suicide bombings in Nigeria's University of Maiduguri kill nine, 13 injured
Suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 13 others in multiple blasts in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri, police said on Monday.
After fears of Boko Haram attack, Nigerian intelligence thwarts plan targeting Muslims
Nigeria's intelligence service on Saturday said it had thwarted a plan to target Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan after fears that Boko Haram was planning a major attack.
Double suicide attack in Cameroon's Far North region of Kolofata kills six
A double suicide attack killed six civilians in Cameroon's restive far North, which is regularly hit by Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists
Boko Haram leader killed, nine children rescued from secret camp, says Nigerian Army
A top Boko Haram commander was among many insurgents killed as soldiers fought to rescue nine children being trained at a secret camp, a Nigerian official said on Monday.
North Cameroon suicide bombing: 11 killed in attack on camp for those displaced by Boko Haram
Authorities in northern Cameroon say 11 people are dead after two suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence in the region.
Italian coastguard rescue 480 migrants from Mediterranean, recover seven bodies
Rome: Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard said. Some 484 migrants were plucked from dinghies in four operations involving coastguard boats, an Italian navy ship, the German NGO Sea Eye and the OHIO mercantile ship.
Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls
Nigeria's presidency released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists which parents anxiously scoured to see if their daughters were released three years after their capture.
Chibok missing schoolgirls : A timeline of events after the Boko Haram abduction
Following is a timeline of events since the Boko Haram jihadist group abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria in 2014.
At least 80 Chibok girls released from Boko Haram after three years
Scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, multiple sources told AFP on Saturday, with unconfirmed reports that at least 80 have been freed.
US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in Nigeria
Abuja: The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria.
Boko Haram increasingly using children in suicide attacks, says UNICEF report
The abduction of 276 Chibok girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago marked a defining feature in the conflict in the Lake Chad region which has since witnessed an increasing use of children in so-called 'suicide' attacks, says a UNICEF report.