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Tearful scenes as kidnapped Chibok girls reunited with families

The 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped and released by terrorist group Boko Haram were reunited with their families amid tearful scenes on Sunday.

17 Oct 2016,

Female Suicide Bombers Kill 58 in a Nigerian Camp Meant to Be a Safe Haven

A camp that was supposed to be a shelter from terrorism and violence instead became an instant death zone for dozens in Nigeria this week.

11 Feb 2016,

Reports: 86 Dead as Boko Haram Burns Kids Alive

Members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram apparently burned children alive as part of an attack in Nigeria that killed 86 people, according to reports.

01 Feb 2016,

Boko Haram Attacks Northeast Nigerian City, Many Killed

Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri for the first time in months Monday with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses said. At least 30 people were killed and the death toll could go higher.

28 Dec 2015,

Boko Haram Is Suspected After Explosion in Nigeria Kills 32

A blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday night tore through a marketplace, killing 32 people and wounding 80 others, according to the local authorities and witnesses.

18 Nov 2015,

Nigerian Troops Rescue 338 People Held by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has given his military commanders until the end of December to defeat the group

28 Oct 2015,

Nigeria’s Military Says it is Closing in on Boko Haram

Nigeria’s military Sunday called on Boko Haram militants to surrender, saying it was closing in on them. Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said the army knows all the Boko Haram hideouts and camps.

12 Oct 2015,

More Than 100 Killed by Boko Haram Bombings in Nigeria

More than 100 people were killed Sunday evening in northern Nigeria in a quick succession of what appeared to be carefully coordinated bombings by Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group.

22 Sep 2015,

Boko Haram Crisis: 'Dozens Drown' Fleeing Nigeria Attack

Reports in Nigeria say as many as 60 people may have been killed after a raid on a village in the north-east by suspected Boko Haram militants.

19 Aug 2015,

Suspected Boko Haram Bomb in Nigerian Market Kills About 50

A bomb attack on a packed market in north-eastern Nigeria bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram killed about 50 people on Tuesday, sources told the Reuters news agency.

13 Aug 2015,

At Least 44 Killed, 47 Injured in Twin Bomb Blasts in Central Nigerian City Jos

At least 44 people have been killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the country's main relief agency says, after a bloody week of violence blamed on Boko Haram.

06 Jul 2015,

200 Boko Haram Militants Killed in Nigeria Battle, Chad Forces Say

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters are attacking Cameroonian troops at a border town with Nigeria, military officers said Wednesday as Nigerian and Chadian jets pursued an offensive that has bombed the Islamic extremists out of a slew of northeastern Nigerian towns.

05 Feb 2015,

Strategic City Falls in Nigeria's Battle Against Boko Haram

Hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday launched a predawn attack on the Nigerian city of Maiduguri and were locked in a fierce battle with government troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and citizen vigilantes.

26 Jan 2015,

Freed German Hostage Calls Boko Haram Captivity 'Total Darkness'

Cameroonian troops and their allies have freed a German man who was held for six months by Islamist terror group Boko Haram, Cameroonian President Paul Biya said.

22 Jan 2015,

Boko Haram Crisis: Why it is Hard to Know the Truth in Nigeria

The Baga killings last week are a case in point, with politicians and government officials offering vastly different information - from 150 dead to 2,000.

15 Jan 2015,

Nine Days Later, Bodies Still Litter Bushes from Boko Haram's 'Deadliest' Massacre

The attackers sped into a Nigerian town with grenade launchers -- their gunfire and explosions shattering the early morning calm.

14 Jan 2015,

Huge Death Toll in Boko Haram Attacks

More than 30,000 people in northeast Nigeria have been displaced after Boko Haram attacks killed hundreds, possibly thousands of people over the weekend, officials said.

10 Jan 2015,