Nigeria launches air and ground attacks to reclaim town from Boko Haram

Nigeria`s military launched ground and air offensives against Boko Haram to recapture the northeastern town of Michika that fell to the jihadist militants over the weekend, witnesses said on Wednesday.

11 Boko Haram members arrested in Nigeria

A Nigerian security official says at least 11 members of the main Islamic sect in the country`s northeast have been arrested in the town of Michika in Adamawa state.