Tuesday, June 22, 2021


June 10, 2021

Troops killed ISWAP terrorists attempting to infiltrate Dikwa: Army

Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadin Kai killed six Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, who attempted to infiltrate Dikwa in Borno.

Nigerian troops
May 29, 2021

Troops foil Boko Haram attack on Rann: Army

Mr Yerima said that the terrorists came in their numbers mounted on gun trucks and attempted to infiltrate the main entrance to the town.

Yahaya, Boko Haram and Soldiers
May 27, 2021

ANALYSIS: Boko Haram, growing insecurity and implications for the 2023 elections

“A ruling party that has delivered poverty and insecurity might find it convenient to postpone elections… in a bid to hold on to power.”

INEC Chair, Boko Haram and voters
May 26, 2021

Some LGs in Borno exist just in name, no people: Speaker

Mr Lawan stressed that Borno was also not in need of a state police, because it already had the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)

Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkareem Lawan
May 18, 2021

Fake army captain, others arrested in Maiduguri

He was arrested along with one Garba Audu who equally claimed to be a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force.

May 14, 2021

Dapchi girl Leah Sharibu clocks 18 in captivity

As of now, it is still unclear if the government is still doing anything to secure her safe release to her parents or whether the government has left her to her fate.

Leah Sharibu
April 26, 2021

Boko Haram overruns battalion headquarters, kills army commander, 30 soldiers

The insurgents reportedly disguised as friendly troops to enter the fortified headquarters of the powerful 156 Task Force Battalion in Mainok.

April 18, 2021

Army nabs Boko Haram informant in Yobe

Army spokesman said the activities of the suspect and his accomplices were responsible for the recent attacks on troops.

Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima
April 17, 2021

Nigerian troops kill top Boko Haram commanders in crucial Damasak battle

A military spokesman said that the feat was achieved by well-coordinated operations of both air and land troops.

Nigerian troops
April 16, 2021

65,000 Borno residents flee to Niger Republic over persistent Boko Haram attacks: Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council said the Nigerian government has failed in its duty to protect the lives of its citizens.

Borno on map used to illustrate the story