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…

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…

Six people were killed Monday night when Boko Haram insurgents attacked three communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. A security intelligence officer in the LGA who spoke in confidence Monday morning said the insurgents who stormed Shuwa, Shuari and Kishingari, also destroyed 20 shops and three cars and made away with moveable…

Fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed four villagers on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State (northeastern Nigeria), on Monday, local and security sources reported. The insurgents, belonging to the faction of the group led by the historical leader Abubakar Shekau, cut the throats of four people and kidnapped two. “We…

Boko Haram militants attacked two military bases in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State, near the border with Cameroon, injuring six soldiers, two military sources told AFP on Sunday. The attacks were the latest against military targets in the region, with security becoming a major campaign issue ahead of presidential and legislative elections next month. President Muhammadu…

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…

At least 13 Nigerian soldiers and a policeman were killed in an ambush by the jihadist group Boko Haram on Monday in the northeast of the country, the Nigerian army said on Wednesday. A military convoy, departing from Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, heading to Damaturu, Yobe State, was attacked around 18:30 (1730 GMT) Monday…

Boko Haram jihadist fighters killed four farmers near Maiduguri, the capital of northeastern Nigeria, according to local sources on Monday. Insurgents invaded the rice fields of Zabarmari village, 10 kilometres from Maiduguri, on Sunday and shot dead four people, who were protecting the crops from potential thieves. “They (Boko Haram) came on foot around 3am…

The attacks committed in Nigeria by the Islamic state group killed 118 people from 16 to 22 November, according to a video published Thursday evening, November 22, 2018 by the Telegram messaging service. The jihadist group does not specify the number of people it has killed, simply referring to a figure of “118 victims”. Five…