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…

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…

Eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in an islamist ambush in the Lake Chad area of Nigeria’s Borno state on Friday, August 30, two military sources told AFP. Heavily-armed fighters believed to be from Islamic State West Africa Province opened fire on a military convoy, 35 km (22 miles) west of Monguno, where the soldiers were…

Fierce clashes between a regional military force and Islamic State West Africa Province fighters near Baga in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state left 25 soldiers and at least 40 insurgents dead, two military sources and a militia leader told AFP on Thursday, August 1. ISWAP fighters launched a dawn attack on Monday against a base near…

Boko Haram gunmen on Saturday killed 65 mourners (according to the latest body count) in Borno state in Nigeria’s restive northeast after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said. At around 1030 GMT, the attackers on three motorbikes opened fire on a group of men as they walked back from a funeral in…

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…

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…