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Boko Haram militants


No need for UN military enforcement to battle Boko Haram, says Jonathan

April 17, 2015 9:04 am

He reaffirmed the UN's readiness to support the ongoing efforts by Nigeria and its neighbours to end the insurgency.

Nigeria blast: Suicide bomber kills 10, injures 30 in crowded bus station

February 15, 2015 6:55 pm

No one claimed the attack, which bore the hallmarks of Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.

Suspected Boko Haram militants attack major Nigeria northern city

January 25, 2015 3:26 pm

At around 9 am (0800 GMT) on Sunday, shelling could be heard and military helicopters were circling the city.

Suspected Boko Haram struck Nigeria with twin blasts

December 01, 2014 6:28 pm

The militants have been waging a 5yr rebellion to create a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria.

Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

November 21, 2014 3:29 am

The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people.

More than 60 women, girls escape Islamist abductors in Nigeria: security source

July 07, 2014 9:07 am

Girls took the bold step when their abductors moved out to carry out an operation, said Senior official.

Gunmen torch churches, kill scores in Nigeria

June 29, 2014 9:48 pm

Boko Haram extremists want to enforce an Islamic state in Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy.

Explosion near Nigerian Governor's house kills four

June 06, 2014 10:55 am

It is not clear if the Governor's house was the target or if the explosives went off prematurely before they reached their destination.

Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughter hundreds in Nigeria

June 05, 2014 4:15 pm

The slaughter was confirmed by Mohammed Ali Ndume, a senator representing Borno.

Islamic militants shoot and slit throats of 58 students in Nigeria

February 26, 2014 1:30 pm

Boko Haram militants raided a school and slaughter 58 students in Nigeria.