Nigeria kidnap: 'Four schoolgirls flee Boko Haram camp'
Nigeria kidnap: 'Four schoolgirls flee Boko Haram camp'

After being held hostage for around six months, four of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have reportedly managed to escape from the captivity of Islamist terror outfit Boko Haram.

Boko Haram video shows beheading of Nigeria pilot
Boko Haram video shows beheading of Nigeria pilot

A new Boko Haram video shows the beheading of a man identified as the pilot of a missing Nigerian Air Force jet and burnt out parts of a plane the first indication that Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremist group has the capability to bring down aircraft.

Boko Haram leader dismisses claims of his death in new video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns.

Boko Haram leader dismisses claims of his death in new video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns.

Boko Haram ''leader'', killed repeatedly, continues to threaten Nigeria

Nigeria`s Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, or a man claiming to be him, has been killed at least three times so far, according to the military, yet each time he apparently returns in the group`s numerous jihadist videos.

Doubts linger over claims of Boko Haram leader`s death

 A Nigerian military claim that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was dead was dismissed as propaganda on Thursday by analysts, who said that even if true it was unlikely to undermine the militants.

Nigeria troops kill Boko Haram leader, Army says resolute to destroy 'Brand Shekau'
Nigeria troops kill Boko Haram leader, Army says resolute to destroy 'Brand Shekau'

In what seems to be a remarkable victory for Nigerian military, they claim having killed the leader of the Boko Haram, who used to pose as the deceased Abubakar Shekau in the videos. Also, over a hundred of Boko Haram militants are said to have surrendered to the Nigerian military.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dead: Nigeria military

Nigeria`s military on Wednesday claimed for the first time that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was dead, as it said troops had killed a lookalike who had been posing as the militant commander.

Boko Haram leader proclaims 'Islamic caliphate' in Nigeria

Boko Haram's leader said he has created an Islamic caliphate in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month, in a video on Wednesday.

Boko Haram attacks `a challenge to sovereignty`: Nigeria

Nigeria`s military on Friday accepted that it was facing an uphill battle to stem the tide of Boko Haram violence, calling the insurgency a threat to national sovereignty.

Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram `part of Islamic caliphate`: Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram`s leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video on Sunday.

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja attacks in new video

The head of Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists has claimed responsibility for a June 25 bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos, in a video on Sunday.

Nigeria: Suicide attack at World Cup viewing venue, 14 killed

Several people were killed in a suicide attack in Yobe state on late Tuesday as the victims were watching World Cup match at an outdoor viewing centre in Damaturu town.

Boko Haram wants exchange of abducted Nigerian girls for its jailed members

Boko Haram former negotiator Shehu Sani on Friday warned against the rescue of the 284 abducted school girls and said that the militant group is planning to exchange the hostages with its jailed comrades.

Boko Haram abduct eight more girls in Nigeria, US expert team to assist search

Nearly a month after over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria were kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the US is sending a team of experts to assist in the search of missing girls.

Boko Haram leader threatens `to sell` abducted Nigerian schoolgirls as `slaves`

The US will now assist Nigeria in the search of over 276 schoolgirls from Chibok community was kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram from their school dormitory.

US urged to act after threats to sell Nigeria schoolgirls

Calls for the United States to help find and free hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are mounting after Boko Haram claimed the abduction and threatened to sell the girls as "slaves".

Boko Haram leader claims Nigeria capital bombing

The leader of Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria`s capital that killed at least 75 people, in a video message obtained today.

Suspected Boko Haram kill five police, three civilians

Suspected Boko Haram militants on Tuesday hurled explosives in Nigeria`s troubled northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing five police officers, while a separate blast killed three.

Boko Haram chief threatens attacks in Nigeria oil region

The leader of radical Islamist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened attacks in Nigeria`s oil-rich Niger Delta region in a new video.