MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Military authority on Saturday imposes 24 hours of curfew on Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri following the commencement of offensive against the Boko Haram insurgents in the area. Spokesman of the ... Xinhua News Agency, 13 hours ago
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Nigerian soldiers have blocked roads out of a key northeastern city to deprive Boko Haram fighters of supplies in remote towns they control, the army has said. The military said on Sunday that its offensive against the group, which followed a ...Al Jazeera, 43 minutes ago Nigeria offensive on Islamists escalates in key city Lebanon Daily Star, 2 hours ago Boko Haram and the battle for Nigeria's north On Inside Story License to kill On 101 East Venezuela: Life after Chavez On People & Power The Promised City On Witness In Depth Trial highlights slew of Singapore scandals Heather Tan18 May 2013 11:57 GMT Man Al Jazeera, 1 day ago Soldiers, Boko Haram In Fierce Battle PM News Nigeria, 3 days ago
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan shocked Nigerians when he declared emergency rule in three northern states of Borno, Nasarawa and Yobe in a national broadcast. Perhaps, they were caught napping not because it is an entirely new phenomenon to them or ...The Guardian Nigeria, 8 hours ago Nigeria: Advancing troops 'retake 17 towns from Boko Haram' Afrique En Ligne, 4 hours ago Nigerian troops arrest 65 rebels in northeast state China Military Online, 8 hours ago Nigeria launches attack against Islamist insurgents Deutsche Welle, 1 day ago
Nigerian troops killed 10 Boko Haram Islamist insurgents and arrested 65 others in clashes around the northeastern city of Maiduguri, a military spokesman said. Fighting in the Gamboru district of the Borno state capital yesterday left 10 militants ...BusinessWeek, 21 hours ago Nigerian Troops Kill 10 Militants, Arrest 65 in Northeast Bloomberg, 21 hours ago
KANO: Nigeria's military yesterday attacked Boko Haram Islamist strongholds across the northeast, launching air strikes on insurgent camps, with dozens of militants killed in the fighting, the military said. Several thousand soldiers have spread ...Qatar Peninsula, 1 day ago Nigeria launches assault on Islamists MSN New Zealand, 1 day ago Dozens killed as Nigeria army assault on Islamists New Age Bangladesh, 1 day ago Dozens die in Nigerian airstrike eNCA, 1 day ago
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Maiduguri (Nigeria) Residents on Friday said the special military force deployed to the restive Nigeria northeast states of Yobe and Borno cordoned off border roads linking the two states and Adamawa to prevent the Boko Haram militants from fleeing ...Daily Nation, 1 day ago Military blocks link roads to fish out terrorists Xinhua News Agency, 1 day ago Military blocks link roads in northern Nigeria to fish out terrorists China Military Online, 1 day ago
UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (UPI) -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan this week declared a state of emergency for three northern states in response to threats from Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Militants suspected to be from Boko Haram killed ...UPI, 1 day ago
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Nigerian troops mounted air and ground attacks on camps used by the militant Islamist Boko Haram group in the northeast, destroying anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapons, a military spokesman said. "An air campaign was carried out before soldiers went ...BusinessWeek, 1 day ago
BAGA, Nigeria (Reuters) - After a crackdown pushed them out of Nigeria's northern cities, Islamist militant group Boko Haram have regrouped, rearmed and are staging a bold comeback that has already allowed them to seize control over parts of the northeast.First Post.com, 5 days ago Nigeria's Islamists Stage Comeback GlobalSecurity.org, 5 days ago Nigeria's Islamists Stage Bolder, Deadlier Comeback VOA News, 5 days ago Nigeria's Islamists staging deadlier comeback Reuters, 6 days ago
Source: AFP NIGERIA'S north has long been troubled but the situation has recently deteriorated dramatically. The country's President, Goodluck Jonathan, this week said the events of the past few weeks amounted to "a declaration of war". A state of ...Brisbane Courier-Mail, 2 days ago
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