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Female Boko Haram suicide bombers kill three in Mafa

Two female suicide bombers killed three civilians and wounded eight in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said Wednesday. The twin blasts tore through a crowd late Tuesday, August 6 in the town of Mafa, some 50 km (30 miles) east of regional capital Maiduguri. “The female bombers killed

Death toll in Boko Haram attack on funeral climbs to 65

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official said Sunday. Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri. “It

Boko Haram: House C’ttee on Army visits Theatre Command Maiduguri (photos)

Col. Sagir Musa    The Chairman House Committee on Army Honourable Rimamnde Shawulu Kwewum today Wednesday the 16th of May 2019, led members of the House of Representatives Committee on Army on an oversight function to the Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Maimalari Military Cantonment Maiduguri, Borno State.   On arrival, the Honourable

Boko Haram attacks travellers near Maiduguri, military responds

•Troops repel fresh attack Godsgift Onyedinefu Suspected Boko Haram members on Tuesday evening staged an attack on a convoy of travellers near Molai, a village at the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. But the troops of the Nigerian Army were able to repel the attacks. The insurgents reportedly travelled from Damboa

2,000 Nigerians flee village as Army prepares Boko Haram offensive

Some 2,000 people have reportedly been forced to flee to the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri ahead of a major offensive against Boko Haram, emergency services and residents told AFP on Tuesday. Nigerian troops herded residents of Jakana village into trucks and ferried them 40 kilometres (25 miles) to a displacement

Five killed in twin suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, on Sunday said five persons were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri. Kachalla Usman, the Head of Emergency Response Operations of SEMA, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri. Mr Usman said