Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59: Official

Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country`s restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said.

Nigerian Army kills 20 insurgents

The Nigerian Army has said its troops killed 20 Boko Haram suspects in a raid on the insurgents` camp in northeastern Borno state, and destroyed vehicles and 50 motorcycles.

Nigerian Army says it killed 150 insurgents, loses 16 troops

Nigeria`s military said on Wednesday it had killed 150 insurgents, including a commander named Abba Goroma, in an operation against Islamist group Boko Haram in which 16 of its own forces were also killed.

Islamic group claims killing Nigerian troops

A little known extremist Islamic group has claimed that it killed two soldiers who were on a convoy to Nigeria` Kaduna.

Baby killed in Army shootout in northeast Nigeria

A witness says stray bullets from an Army shootout wounded a woman and killed a baby strapped to her back in Nigeria`s northeast.

Nigerian Army launches operation to flush out militants

Nigerian Army has launched a major military operation against militants in a central mountainous region.