Troops of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), in continuation of the on-going ‘Operation Yancin Tafki’, to rout out Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) from the Lake Chad Area, have neutralised 42 terrorists and recovered weapons. This is the heaviest loss in six months on ISWAP as Operation Yancin Tafki continues. A statement by the…

Boko Haram jihadists have raided a military base in northeastern Nigeria near the border with Niger, killing several troops and stealing weapons, military sources said Friday. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in eight guntrucks launched a pre-dawn attack Thursday on the base in Kareto village, 335 kilometres (210 miles) north of…

Cameroon experienced one of the deadliest attacks by the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram in recent months on Sunday evening, June 9 in Darak (north), killing 37 people, according to security sources. 21 military personnel and 16 civilians were killed in this region where jihadists operate, according to these sources. A previous report released on…

Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday. The jihadist organization said the attack on the soldiers took place in the town in northeastern Borno state on Friday. It published pictures of burned barracks and dead bodies…

Fighters from Boko Haram attacked and took an army military base in northeastern Nigeria, seizing weapons before fleeing, military sources reported on Saturday. Members of the Islamic State Group in West African Province (ISWAP), the Boko Haram faction linked to the Islamic State Group, attacked this base on Friday in Borno State (northeast), according to…

At least three people were killed and more than 30 injured in a double suicide attack in Maiduguri, the capital of northeastern Nigeria, ravaged by the insurgency of the jihadist group Boko Haram, AFP heard security sources and residents on Sunday. Two female suicide bombers set off their explosives on Saturday evening among the crowds…

Troops from the regional Multinational Joint Task Force killed 16 Boko Haram fighters including a commander, in the Lake Chad area of Nigeria’s Borno state, the MNJTF said in a release. Over the weekend, troops deployed with Operation Yancin Tafki were conducting clearance operation in the Kerenoa area when “contact was made with Boko Haram…

Four soldiers were killed over the weekend in a series of attacks by Boko Haram islamists in northeastern Nigeria, military sources said on Monday, as the army congratulated itself on repelling the jihadists. The army stated in a statement that it had “succeeded in defeating the terrorists of Boko Haram” who were trying on Sunday…

Nigerian armed forces regained control of a strategic city on the shores of Lake Chad after the city was taken over by the jihadist group Boko Haram, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee. Armed elements of the Boko Haram branch of the Islamist movement affiliated to the Islamic State took control of a…

Boko Haram jihadists have raided at least three military posts and overpowered troops in the latest attacks in northeast Nigeria, sources said Wednesday. Fighters from the IS-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) overran the posts in Borno state on Tuesday, military and militia sources told AFP. The Boko Haram faction has in recent months…