[AI London] Nigerian security forces failed to act on advance warnings that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters was heading towards a town where they abducted 110 schoolgirls last month, an investigation by Amnesty International has revealed.
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops in Borno State have captured a top Boko Haram commander and killed five insurgents in the on-going operation in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin.
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that the Federal Government was on its toes to address security issues being experienced in recent times within the country.
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.
[Premium Times] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said in a new video that he is tired of the calamity befalling his group.
[Leadership] Barely 4 days after the Nigerian Military said it has completely defeated Boko Haram, the sect leader, Shekau has appeared in a new video saying they are still in Sambisa with abducted Police wives.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nigeria must avoid harming the Chibok girls in its reported bombardment of a forest hideout used by the Boko Haram militants who seized them, parents and activists said on Thursday.
[This Day] Ibadan -At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Tuesday.
[Premium Times] The immediate past Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, has said that the army operations in the troubled North-east under his leadership eliminated five top Boko Haram leaders alongside 70 other terrorists in several confrontations.
[Premium Times] The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Attahiru Ibrahim, has been removed from that position.