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…

At least 15 soldiers were killed in the attack on a military base by fighters of the Boko Haram jihadist group in northeastern Nigeria, which has been suffering from a bloody armed insurgency for 10 years, military sources reported on Tuesday. “The bodies of 15 soldiers have already been found” and “many soldiers are still…

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a…

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…

Jihadists attacked Kuda village in Adamawa State on Monday evening and burned down houses. They had opened fire on fleeing villagers. The attackers arrived on four trucks and several motorcycles in the Madagali district, bordering Borno State, home of the jihadist insurgency. When villagers who had fled returned on Tuesday to bury the dead, they…

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…