[DW] In Chad, 44 suspected members of the jihadi group Boko Haram have been found dead following a recent arrest. Coroners have said they suspect the prisoners ingested a substance to cause heart and breathing complications.
[VOA] Chadian army officials report military forces have killed about 1,000 Boko Haram extremists in an operation on the islands of Lake Chad.
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says its troops have cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts and rescued five captives including an octogenarian, three women and a minor across Borno state in the past few days.
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that following the misadventure of Boko Haram terrorists attempt to infiltrate the serene town of Michika in Adamawa State on 2 January 2020, in order to wreak havoc on its innocent and law-abiding residents, gallant troops inflicted a heavy defeat on the terrorists.
[Premium Times] Despite an upsurge in Boko Haram activities in the North-east, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, insists that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is winning the war against the insurgents.
[Premium Times] The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the alleged recruitment of de-redicalised Boko Haram ex-fighters into the Nigerian military.
[Deutsche Welle] The NGO’s latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in “inhuman conditions.” Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram.
[Deutsche Welle] The African Union Commission deals with policy across the 55-member bloc. Its deputy chairperson Kwesi Quartey, in an exclusive DW interview, outlined how the AU executive is tackling Africa’s most pressing problems.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian military on Thursday pushed back against a report by the Wall Street Journal that the military had been secretly dumping the remains of fallen heroes of Boko Haram war in unmarked mass graves.
[This Day] Abuja -The Secretary General of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr John Azumah, has said that 40 per cent of the total 70 million refugees in the world are drawn from the 16 West African nations with Boko Haram insurgency displacing 1.2 million Nigerians alone.