Boko Haram

Air force bombs Boko Haram strongholds

Nigeria’s air force on Thursday bombed Boko Haram strongholds in northeast Borno state, killing “a large number of terrorists”, as a four-nation offensive against the insurgents presses on, a military statement said. The targets of the bombardment included the town of Gwoza, where Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau first proclaimed the existence of a caliphate […]

Boko Haram

35 killed in Borno market explosion, other attacks

MAIDUGURI—Thirty-five persons were killed, yesterday, and several others injured during attacks by Boko Haram terrorists on three Borno communities. The three communities were Biu, the largest Borno town in the southern part of the state, Alkideow and Mbuta. Joint Military Task Force (JTF) patroling the streets of the restive northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, Borno […]

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Photos Of The Newly Acquired T-72 Tanks Used By The Nigerian Army Against Boko Haram

Nigeria welcomes three T-72 M1 main battle tanks (MBT), to fight Boko Haram, IHS Jane's Defence Weekly reports. Additionally, the source informed of other types of armoured vehicles (BMPs) and anti-tank complexes being shipped to Nigeria via air transport. The total price of the delivery was estimated at USD8m (N1,536,400,000). Excalibur Group company (Czech Republic), […]

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Boko Haram leader, Shekau, brands Nigerian soldiers cowards; says Baga weapons enough to win war.

The controversial leader of the Boko Haram terror group Abubakar Shekau on Tuesday declared the duo of President Goodluck Jonathan and his 2015 arch-rival, Muhammadu Buhari as infidels who cannot rule Nigeria. He declared that the war he is waging would soon bring democracy to an end. Mr. Shekau who spoke in a 36 minutes […]