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Female suicide bomber kills soldier, five others

A female suicide bomber killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad early Wednesday, August 14, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to a faction of Boko Haram. “Six people died, including a soldier,” in the attack in Kaiga-Kindji district, said the source, speaking on condition

NAF Aircraft kill dozens of ISWAP terrorists in Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) says it's Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at multiple locations within Kollaram, a settlement on the fringes of Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno State. The NAF

Military dismiss report of ISWAP attack, killing of 10 soldiers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has described the report of an attack by the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on its troops and killing of 10 soldiers as false. The MNJTF’s Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Timothy Antigha, said this in a statement made available to

Boko Haram reportedly kills 23 mourners in Borno

Boko Haram have reportedly killed 23 mourners in Borno state on Saturday 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

ONSA exposes high level of sexual abuse by ISWAP against women

•Intercepts ISWAP logistics network•Seize large quantities of sexual enhancement drugs, intoxicants, alcoholic drinks  Godsgift Onyedinefu  The office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has exposed the high rate of sexual abuse perpetrated by Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) against vulnerable women in Nigeria's North East. The ONSA in a statement on Thursday

Where Will Boko Haram Go Next After Ten Years of Moving Around?

By Jacob Zenn The August 2011 Boko Haram bombing outside the UN building in Nigeria's capital Abuja killed at least 21 people. Credit: Gbemiga Olamikan. Ten years ago in July 2009, Nigeria's security forces cracked down on what was then a relatively little-known Islamic group in the north east of the country.