Close to 2000 Nigerians have fled Borno state, following the clash between Boko Haram and Nigerian troops in Abadam local government area of Borno North Senatorial District. RECEIVE FRESH GIST, ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, THEN CLICK SUBSCRIBE: Delivered by FreshGist.com
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Hundreds of people suspected to be terrorists in some camps in Sambisa Game Reserve, the stronghold of Boko Haram, have been killed in the ongoing onslaught against the sect by the Nigerian security forces in Borno state.
Early reports of military operations in the three North-East states under emergency rule, on Thursday, indicated that Nigerian soldiers had recaptured three of the local government areas where terrorists had been in control in northern Borno.
55 die as Boko Haram hits troops, prisons, barracks In a movie-like scene, about 10 trucks carrying an unspecified number of gunmen rolled into the town at dawn. The gunmen, believed to be Boko Haram fighters, attacked a police barracks and a military formation.
There was a serious public outrage yesterday over the massacre of no fewer than 185 people during a clash on Saturday between the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram and the Multinational Joint Task Force (JTF) in Baga, Borno State.
Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists, Boko Haram killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation’s far northeast, officials said Sunday, an attack that saw soldiers spray machine-gun fire and insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenade into neighborhoods filled with civilians.
Boko Haram, Nigerian Islamic sect is at it again. Just as Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State is about putting behind it the recent killing of six secondary school teachers, including a principal, the local government was again plunged into mourning as many students were, on Saturday, murdered in cold blood by some gunmen [...]
A Maiduguri based lawyer has said that lawyers may approach the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) court in Ghana to compel the Joint Task Force, JTF, in Borno State to release detained civilians held in military dungeons.
Policemen in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State Repel Attempt To Sack Their Station, Kill Four Gunmen.