At least 30 people have been killed in a jihadist attack on a road near a village near the capital of Borno State, Maiduguri, an area where the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) group is operating, official sources said on Monday. On Sunday evening, the insurgents “killed no less than 30 civilians, mostly people…

Seven soldiers were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State-affiliated jihadists attacked a military position in northeastern Nigeria, two military sources told AFP. Fighters in several trucks fitted with machine guns attacked a military position in Mainok village, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, they said on Wednesday “We lost seven…

Four Nigerian soldiers were killed and eleven wounded Saturday evening January 4, 2020 in an attack by ISWAP, a branch of the Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Group, on a military base in northeastern Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Sunday. Fighters from the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) arrived in…

The jihadist group Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) on Thursday evening broadcast a one-minute video showing the execution of eleven men presented as Christians in north-eastern Nigeria. The one-minute video, shot in an unidentified location, shows the men blindfolded, shot and then stabbed. It is “a message to Christians around the world” in the…

The Nigerian army announced on Wednesday that 9 terrorists belonging to Boko Haram were killed during a security operation in the northeast of the country. A soldier was also killed in the same operation. Army spokesman Aminu Iliyasu said a security operation has been carried out against the terrorist organization Boko Haram in the Kirawa…

259 people held captive at an Islamic rehabilitation centre in the Nigerian city of Ibadan in Oyo State were rescued by security forces during a raid on Monday, a police spokesman said. State police spokesman Fadeyi Olugbenga also said that the owner of the centre and eight other people were detained and an investigation launched….

Nigeria discovered with horror on Friday the existence of a Koranic school in Kaduna (north), where more than 300 boys, including minors, were victims of torture and rape, before being rescued by the police. During a raid on a house in the Rigasa district on Thursday evening, Kaduna police discovered more than 300 students of…

A Nigerian aid worker kidnapped with five others by a jihadist group in northeastern Nigeria in July was executed, the French NGO Action contre la Faim (ACF) announced on Wednesday, whose offices were closed by the army last week. “The armed group holding an Action Against Hunger employee, two drivers and three Ministry of Health…

Six soldiers, as well as the commander of the Popular Militia, were killed and several people are reported missing following an attack by jihadists in northeastern Nigeria, France Presse reported, citing security officials. According to the agency, armed fighters arrived in several cars in the town of Gubio and opened fire on the army and…

Several Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by ISIS-affiliated terrorists on a military convoy in the country’s conflict-riven northeast on Monday, security sources said. Fighters from the ISIS West Africa Province (ISWAP) organization opened fire with heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades on the convoy as it travelled to the town of Gudumbali in…