Tag: Muhammadu Buhari


Nigeria Begins Air-Bombing Boko Haram’s Dense Forest Hideout

The government of Nigeria has claimed for months that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) affiliate Boko Haram has been defeated. Yet military campaigns continue, and this week, the army began bombing the Sambisa forest, a largely inaccessible plot of land known as the terrorist group’s last hideout.

Nigerian Military Frees 195 Boko Haram Captives in Terrorist Market Raid

The Nigerian military has announced the liberation of 195 Boko Haram captives after a raiding they described as a terrorist-operated market and pharmacy outlet in northeastern Borno State. Nigeria has struggled to prevent the jihadist group from staging more terror attacks since the nation declared victory in January.


Nigeria Arrests Soldiers Supplying Arms to Boko Haram

The government of Nigeria may have declared the war won against Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram, but new evidence has surfaced that they not only remain active, but have deep ties within the Nigerian military. Officials arrested two soldiers this week for having provided government-issued weapons to the jihadist terror group.

Nigerian Military Claims 338 Boko Haram Captives Rescued

The Nigerian military said they conducted an extremely successful operation against the ISIS-aligned terrorists of Boko Haram. They reportedly took out two of the terrorist camps in the Sambisa Forest, killing some thirty militants and rescuing 338 hostages, most of them women and children.

Obama Deploys Troops to Cameroon to Fight Boko Haram

President Obama announced Wednesday that 300 U.S. troops will be deployed to Cameroon to fight the ISIS-affiliated Boko Haram terrorist group. The troops will work to establish a base from which to fly Predator drones into the northeast Nigerian enclave in which Boko Haram is headquartered.

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Boko Haram Attacks Sweep Nigerian Capital, Niger, Chad

Following multiple attacks in its stronghold of northeast Borno state, ISIS affiliate Boko Haram has bombed multiple targets in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, as well as attacking Niger and Chad, both member nations of a military coalition formed to destroy the terrorist group.

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Nigeria Shuts Down Boko Haram Fake ID Operation

Nigeria continues to boast of nearly daily victories in its campaign against ISIS-affiliated terrorist group Boko Haram. Most recently, the Nigerian military shut down an operation manufacturing fake government identification cards for use by jihadists in northeast Borno state.