5 days ago
Nigeria's military and security forces have tracked fighters by their mobile phone signals in the past as well, prompting extremists from Boko Haram to attack mobile phone towers in the region...
9 days ago
Police and security forces have not announced any kidnapping cases involving Nigerians taken after Boko Haram attacks, though such abductions could be easily done in the chaos after an assault.
15 days ago
A propaganda video released in March by Boko Haram, featuring its leader Abubakar Shekau, showed fighters gathered around weapons they said they stole from an attack on an army barracks.
78 days ago
A security official later told The Associated Press that the Boko Haram gunmen killed seven civilians and a police inspector.
81 days ago
The leader of the radical Islamic terrorist network Boko Haram has denied his group is taking part in any peace talks with Nigeria's government.
86 days ago
However, in this video, the man speaks entirely in Arabic, while other Boko Haram videos have its leader Abubakar Shekau also speaking the Hausa language of Nigeria's predominantly Muslim north.
100 days ago
"Boko Haram's connections to militants in northern Mali, the Sahel and elsewhere in the Muslim world enable it to receive and provide support to other Islamist militias," wrote terrorism analyst...
110 days ago
A military official says 18 people have been killed during days of fighting in northeast Nigeria pitting soldiers against suspected rebels with the radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram.
114 days ago
While a government official later welcomed the announcement, it came as soldiers and police still hold Boko Haram members and violence continued unabated in the region.
125 days ago
A top Nigerian military officer says that Mali's Islamist extremist rebels trained Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorists.
163 days ago
More than 770 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks so far this year, according to an Associated Press count, making 2012 the worst year of violence attributed to the group.
163 days ago
An army spokesman said Tuesday that Boko Haram gunmen engaged police and the army in an hours-long gun battle in the city of Potiskum starting late Sunday night.
169 days ago
The radical Islamist sect in Nigeria known as Boko Haram is growing more violent with a record number of people killed this year as the government struggles to control the situation.
171 days ago
The security official said the killings happened Sunday in a village called Chibok in Borno state, where ongoing attacks by the sect known as Boko Haram have killed hundreds this year.