Borno State

FILE- This Sunday Aug. 28, 2016 file photo shows a general view of one of the biggest camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Camps for thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram will have to stay open beyond the end of this month as Nigeria's military …

Teen Girl Suicide Bombers Target Boko Haram Refugees, Killing 5

Two teenage girls suspected of being members of the brutal Boko Haram jihadist group carried out a suicide attack against an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the terrorist group’s Nigeria-based birthplace, killing at least five people and wounding 39 others.

Nigeria troops, rear, provide security at the area where a bomb exploded in Nigeria's northeastern University of Maiduguri at Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, Jan. 16, 2016. Two bombs exploded at dawn Monday at the university. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)

Nigeria: 7- and 12-Year-Old Suicide Bombers Kill Five in Suspected Boko Haram Attack

Two children, suspected to be 7 and 12 years old and believed to be linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) branch Boko Haram, reportedly carried out twin suicide bombings Monday that left at least five people dead and 15 others injured at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in the capital of northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State.

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok school girls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen during a meeting with Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria. Conflicting reports are emerging Friday about whether the first negotiated release …

Report: Boko Haram Traded Chibok Girls for Top-Level Jihadis

The Nigerian government initially confirmed, but later denied, that 21 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the Islamic State branch Boko Haram from Chibok, Nigeria, were recently released in a prisoner swap for four imprisoned high-ranking jihadis.

TOPSHOT - This video grab image created on August 14, 2016 taken from a video released on youtube purportedly by Islamist group Boko Haram showing what is claimed to be one of the groups fighters at an undisclosed location standing in front of girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April …

Boko Haram Abducts 13 More in Chibok, Home of Missing Schoolgirls

The Boko Haram wing of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly executed 10 people and abducted 13 others, including women and children, during a raid on a village near the town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, where the African terrorist group kidnapped nearly 276 schoolgirls more than two years ago.


Boko Haram Jihadists Disguised as Preachers Bomb Village Mosque, Killing Dozens

A group of an estimated 20 Boko Haram terrorists attacked a northeastern Nigerian village on Sunday night after gathering Muslims during evening prayers, claiming to be preachers, and bombing the village’s mosque while shooting anyone in sight. The attack differs from many as the Islamist group tends to target Christian populations.

AP Photo/ Jossy Ola

Over 50 Die in Five Boko Haram Suicide Attacks Saturday

Maiduguri, Nigeria, the capital of Borno State, faced at least five suicide bombings in four areas on Saturday, which left over 50 people dead and 139 injured. Authorities reported at least one suicide bomber was a female. The country rescheduled its February 14 presidential election to March due to violence.