ISIS trains Boko Haram fighters, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan says fighters from insurgent group Boko Haram have traveled to the Middle East for training with Islamic State militants. Jonathan declined to name the countries where the fighters were allegedly trained. But in an interview with VOA on Wednesday, he said he’s long suspected Boko Haram of having alliances with international extremist… Read More ISIS trains Boko Haram fighters, says Jonathan

BREAKING: Adamawa now free of Boko Haram terrorists — DHQ

Nigerian troops on Thursday succeeded in clearing terrorists out of Madagali, the last major town held by Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s Adamawa State. The Director Defence Information, Chris Olukolade, a Major General, who is on a tour of mission areas in the North-East, announced the development via a press statement. He said there were… Read More BREAKING: Adamawa now free of Boko Haram terrorists — DHQ

About 10 Chadian Solders killed In Fight Against Boko Haram

About 10 Chadian soldiers have been killed fighting Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s north-east region. The Chadian solders died during a major cross-border offensive against the Boko Haram terrorist group by troops from Chad and Niger, a Chadian officer said on Monday. Reuters reports that the officer, who asked not to be named, also confirmed… Read More About 10 Chadian Solders killed In Fight Against Boko Haram

Chad and Niger troops move into Nigeria to attack Boko Haram

Resident says 200 military vehicles with Niger, Chad soldiers entering Nigeria to fight Boko Haram N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Forces from Chad and Niger opened a new front in the regional military fight against the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, as army vehicles full of soldiers crossed the border into northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses… Read More Chad and Niger troops move into Nigeria to attack Boko Haram

Jonathan Was Never Ready To Fight Boko Haram – Idris Deby

Idriss Deby, Chadian President has claimed that he singlehandedly called war on the extremist group, boko haram, and as slammed Nigerian President saying nothing would have been done if the war was left to him as Chad was never authorised the decision, Reuters Agency. Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan had claimed that after five years of tolerating… Read More Jonathan Was Never Ready To Fight Boko Haram – Idris Deby

Suicide bombers on the prowl, be vigilant, military warns Nigerians

ABUJA— Against the backdrop of the massive air bombardments and artillery pounding of Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East, military authorities have issued a security alert warning of plans by the group to carry out suicide bombings in several parts of the country. The plot, it was gathered, is aimed at diverting attention from the… Read More Suicide bombers on the prowl, be vigilant, military warns Nigerians

ISIS to radicalise Nigerian youths schooling abroad, FG raises alarm

ABUJA – The Federal government, yesterday, alerted a plan by Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to radicalise Nigerian youth, who were schooling abroad, calling on parents and guardians to monitor their wards closely. The Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC), Mr Mike Omeri stated this while briefing newsmen on security situation in… Read More ISIS to radicalise Nigerian youths schooling abroad, FG raises alarm

Military Releases Video Of Boko Haram Enclaves’ Air Bombardment

The military in Nigeria has released a video of air bombardment of the enclaves of the members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in the north-east, as it continues operations to reclaim areas under the control of the terrorists. The video released on Monday showed people running in different directions and the aerial bombardment of… Read More Military Releases Video Of Boko Haram Enclaves’ Air Bombardment

PHOTONEWS: The Battle Against Against Boko Haram in Baga

The cordon and search in Baga has revealed some terrorists disguising as women. The searches are also yielding more discoveries of arms especially bombs hidden in various locations, especially Baga town. Apart from those captured in the course of fighting, many arrests of terrorists hiding in the town are being made and troops are still… Read More PHOTONEWS: The Battle Against Against Boko Haram in Baga

Boko Haram: We’ll fight side by side with Nigeria — USA

ABUJA — the United States of America has said it would fight side-by-side with Nigeria in the war against the Islamist terrorists, Boko Haram. US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, said this at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on the Safe Schools Initiative, SSI, in Abuja, yesterday. His words: “We have… Read More Boko Haram: We’ll fight side by side with Nigeria — USA

Chadian troops score another major victory against Boko Haram recapturing Dikwa

CHADIAN troops have won another major victory in the ongoing battle against Boko Haram by recapturing the town of Dikwa in Borno State from the terrorists after a major battle during which hundreds of insurgents were killed. Over recent weeks, Chad has come to Nigeria’s aid by providing 2,500 troops as part of a Multi… Read More Chadian troops score another major victory against Boko Haram recapturing Dikwa

Terrorists Incur Heavy Casualty In Two Days Of Nigerian Military Operations To Clear 11 Communities

Mopping up operation of some of the communities where terrorists have been cleared in the course of ongoing air and land operations against terrorists has indicated massive casualty inflicted on them within the last two days of the counter terrorists operations.  Over 300 terrorists were killed while a few were also captured.  Several weapons and equipment were… Read More Terrorists Incur Heavy Casualty In Two Days Of Nigerian Military Operations To Clear 11 Communities

Suicide attacks kill 38 as Boko Haram threatens Nigeria vote

Two suicide attacks in northeast Nigeria killed at least 38 people Tuesday, less than six weeks from elections, as the leader of Boko Haram vowed to disrupt the vote. The Islamist insurgency has already forced a delay in the polls, initially scheduled for February 14, and officials had voiced hope that a regional military offensive… Read More Suicide attacks kill 38 as Boko Haram threatens Nigeria vote