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.

Nigeria schoolgirls kidnap: Military `raids Boko Haram cell`, makes first arrest

A Boko Haram leader related to the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls was arrested by the Nigeria military after it raided the intelligence unit linked to the incident.

Nigeria`s military knows location of kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigeria`s highest ranking military officer today gave a glimmer of hope to the families of more than 200 schoolgirls held by Boko Haram militants, revealing they had located the missing teenagers.

Amnesty claims Nigerian military ignored schoolgirl kidnap warning

Nigeria`s military was warned of an attack on a school at which more than 200 girls were abducted by Islamists but failed to take action, Amnesty International claimed on Friday.

Boko Haram video claims October 24 attack that killed 35

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

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

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

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

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 kills Boko Haram`s second-in-command

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

Nigeria military detains French TV journalists

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

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