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Nigeria military admits most abducted schoolgirls still missing

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:19

The Nigerian military has admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from their school in the restive northeastern state of Borno were still missing, the defence spokesman said in a statement.

Over 30 insurgents killed in Nigeria military raid

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 06:18

More than 30 insurgents were killed in an early morning raid by military operatives in Nigeria`s north central Nasarawa state, witnesses said Thursday.

Boko Haram video claims October 24 attack that killed 35

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 10:45

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said in a video released today that he led an October 24 attack in which 35 people found in military uniform were killed in the Nigerian city of Damaturu.

Nigerian troops claims success against Boko Haram insurgents

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 09:19

Nigeria`a military said they have recorded successes in their fight against insurgents by arresting more than 100 members of Boko Haram.

24-hour curfew in Nigeria city in military push

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 22:08

Nigeria`s military has declared a 24-hour curfew in several neighbourhoods of a northeastern city as its campaign against Islamic extremists in the region continues.

Nigeria military shells camps, kills 21: Official

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 22:50

Soldiers in northeast Nigeria shelled suspected camps of Islamic extremists in the first military action of a new offensive against the insurgents, killing at least 21 people, a security official said on Friday.

Nigeria military kills 13 militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 14:05

The Human Rights Watch (HRW), in its latest report said, over 1,500 people, including women and children, have been killed in various attacks by the Boko Haram sect since 2009.

Nigeria military base bombing death toll rises to

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 22:26

The death toll in a twin suicide bombing at a church in a major military base in Nigeria has risen to at least 30, a hospital official said Tuesday.

Nigeria military kills Boko Haram`s second-in-command

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 22:30

Nigerian military has killed 30 suspected members of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, including its second-in-command.

Nigeria: Military kills top Boko Haram member

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 23:12

A top member of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram has been killed and two others were arrested in Hotoro area.

Nigeria military detains French TV journalists

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 15:36

The military stopped TF1 journalist Jeremie Drieu, a videographer and local journalist Ahmad Salkida as they tried to work in Jos.

Amnesty accuses Nigeria`s military of killing 23

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 12:06

Rights group Amnesty International has accused Nigeria`s military of killing 23 people during random shooting after a bomb blast.